The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 49 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.79% 0.16% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.81% 0.71% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £125 - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £181 £208 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.65% -27.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £8.75 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Windows 8
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
105 141 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.63% 21.89% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 109 83
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £306 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £10.60 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 across the South Wales region.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the South Wales region.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -1 2 £125 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Windows 8
Wales

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) SAPUI5
4 4 (25.00%) Office 365
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) ABAP
4 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Apple
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) SCCM
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) SAP Developer
2 4 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) HTML5
1 4 (25.00%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
1 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (6.25%) Human Factors
1 1 (6.25%) OO
1 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
1 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) ABAP
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) VMware