The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 62 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.15% 0.17% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.33% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£135 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.13% -
Windows 8
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
150 152 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.65% 26.12% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 82 36
Average daily rate £325 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.87 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.75% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £13.00 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £18.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Windows 8
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 5 £135 - 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (75.00%) Windows XP
5 12 (60.00%) MS Office
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) Adobe
7 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (25.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) VoIP
9 5 (25.00%) VMware
10 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
11 3 (15.00%) ITIL
11 3 (15.00%) WAN
11 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (15.00%) Xen
11 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
11 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) QA
11 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
11 3 (15.00%) XenApp
12 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
12 2 (10.00%) vSphere
12 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (10.00%) AppSense
12 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) VoIP
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) DSL
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Support Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Help Desk Support
3 9 (45.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCA
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Xen
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (45.00%) Adobe
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) AppSense
3 2 (10.00%) Mitel
3 2 (10.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
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