The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 47 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.03% 10.60% 11.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.66% 47.52% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 25
Median daily rate £450 £346 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.96% +33.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.20 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
Windows
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 101 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.38% 22.30% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 89 49
Median daily rate £475 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Cardiff region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Cardiff region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows.

1 38 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 29 (30.53%) Windows Server
5 26 (27.37%) ITIL
6 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (16.84%) VMware
8 16 (16.84%) Linux
8 16 (16.84%) Oracle
8 16 (16.84%) SQL Server
9 14 (14.74%) Citrix
9 14 (14.74%) Office 365
10 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
11 10 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (10.53%) Change Data Capture
11 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (10.53%) PowerExchange
11 10 (10.53%) Teradata
11 10 (10.53%) Windows XP
11 10 (10.53%) MS Office
11 10 (10.53%) SAN
11 10 (10.53%) Informatica
12 9 (9.47%) NetApp
12 9 (9.47%) HP
12 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
12 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (9.47%) SAP
12 9 (9.47%) MySQL
12 9 (9.47%) PHP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.53%) PowerExchange
2 9 (9.47%) Apache
2 9 (9.47%) Moodle
3 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.21%) IIS
4 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Office 365
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) SAN
2 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.37%) Firewall
3 7 (7.37%) LAN
4 6 (6.32%) DHCP
4 6 (6.32%) DNS
5 5 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (5.26%) WAN
6 3 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.16%) Skype
6 3 (3.16%) Wireless
7 2 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.11%) HTTP
7 2 (2.11%) Internet
7 2 (2.11%) SSL
7 2 (2.11%) VLAN
7 2 (2.11%) VPN
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.47%) MySQL
4 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.21%) PowerCenter
6 3 (3.16%) GIS
7 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) JBehave
1 3 (3.16%) JUnit
1 3 (3.16%) Selenium
2 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.05%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.05%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.05%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Developer
2 14 (14.74%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Desktop Support
4 11 (11.58%) Consultant
4 11 (11.58%) Service Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) Informatica Consultant
5 10 (10.53%) Rollout Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.47%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) IT Support
7 8 (8.42%) Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) HTML
2 1 (1.05%) HTML5
2 1 (1.05%) JAXB
2 1 (1.05%) JSON
2 1 (1.05%) Middleware
2 1 (1.05%) REST
2 1 (1.05%) SAX
2 1 (1.05%) SOAP
2 1 (1.05%) Spring
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) XML
2 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.32%) e-Learning
4 5 (5.26%) iSeries
4 5 (5.26%) Statistics
5 4 (4.21%) NHS
6 2 (2.11%) Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) iPad
6 2 (2.11%) PKI
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.84%) Windows 7
2 29 (30.53%) Windows Server
3 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.84%) Linux
6 10 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.37%) Windows 10
9 6 (6.32%) Unix
9 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Change Data Capture
3 9 (9.47%) Migration
4 8 (8.42%) Service Management
5 7 (7.37%) Change Control
5 7 (7.37%) Information Security
5 7 (7.37%) ITSM
6 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.32%) Project Management
6 6 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.21%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.21%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.21%) Database Tuning
8 4 (4.21%) ETL
8 4 (4.21%) ETL Development
9 3 (3.16%) Project Governance
9 3 (3.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) PHP
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.11%) C
3 2 (2.11%) C#
3 2 (2.11%) Java
4 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) MCSE
4 2 (2.11%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) MCITP
4 2 (2.11%) MCTS
5 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.05%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.05%) MCAD
5 1 (1.05%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 38 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.21%) XenApp
4 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.11%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.05%) NFS
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.05%) Ansible
3 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) SCOM
3 1 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Oracle
2 16 (16.84%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) Citrix
4 10 (10.53%) Informatica
4 10 (10.53%) Teradata
5 9 (9.47%) HP
5 9 (9.47%) NetApp
5 9 (9.47%) SAP
6 8 (8.42%) Cisco
7 4 (4.21%) Apple
7 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.11%) Canon
8 2 (2.11%) Dell
8 2 (2.11%) F5
8 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) Altiris
9 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.05%) NICE Systems
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