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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 62 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.17% 0.78% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.41% 3.23% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £500 £155 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+222.58% +14.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £218 £200
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
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
205 186 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.17% 24.19% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 103 89
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £474 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -22.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £17.03 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
South Wales +1 7 £500 +222.58% 2
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) SAPUI5
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) ABAP
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Human Factors
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) TickIT
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Developer
1 4 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) HTML5
1 4 (33.33%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Human Factors
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) ABAP
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (8.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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