Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 8
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 55 81
Rank change year-on-year -6 +26 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.16% 0.72% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 3.20% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Cardiff median daily rate - £208 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.83% +9.09%
South Wales median daily rate £273 £181 £300
% change year-on-year +50.34% -39.58% +122.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £140.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -89.29% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £74.38 £12.00
% change year-on-year -79.83% +519.79% +9.09%

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 143 125 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 23.33% 22.40% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 80 157
Cardiff median daily rate £310 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +7.14% +11.55%
10th Percentile £124 £144 £259
90th Percentile £450 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £322 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -15.54% +8.93% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 8
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -29.41% +41.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.68 £12.33
90th Percentile £19.13 £16.49 £27.43
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71% +14.29%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Cardiff

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Cardiff

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Windows 8
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM