Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 27 July 2021 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank - 51 83
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 4 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.60% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £350 £140
Median % change year-on-year - +150.00% -68.89%
Wales median daily rate - £350 £140
% change year-on-year - +150.00% -68.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
Wales median hourly rate - £18.51 -

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 119 87 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.51% 16.51% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 241
10th Percentile £169 £131 £133
25th Percentile £286 £173 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £479 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +27.73% - -
75th Percentile £509 £415 £488
90th Percentile £650 £514 £575
Wales median daily rate £475 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.00% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 49
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.50 £10.91
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.89 £11.80
Median hourly rate £21.25 £14.00 £14.70
Median % change year-on-year +51.79% -4.76% +17.74%
75th Percentile £39.60 £17.06 £42.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £19.35 £42.10
Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £14.70
% change year-on-year +41.38% -1.36% +19.27%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in South Wales

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in South Wales.

Daily rate trend for Windows 8 in South Wales

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in South Wales.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 8 in South Wales