Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 15 January 2019 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 93 91
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.24% 0.69% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 3.08% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Wales median daily rate £135 £338 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +80.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £116 £151 £130
90th Percentile £299 £376 £320
UK median daily rate £170 £200 £165
% change year-on-year -15.00% +21.21% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Wales median hourly rate - £15.43 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.69% +14.29%
UK median hourly rate £14.85 £15.00 £16.29
% change year-on-year -1.00% -7.92% +6.09%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 339 292 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.94% 22.32% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 172 201
Wales median daily rate £379 £354 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% -16.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £167 £130 £158
90th Percentile £538 £487 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £401
% change year-on-year - +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 49
Wales median hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +20.00% +8.23%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.70 £10.40
90th Percentile £23.53 £36.19 £28.85
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
% change year-on-year - +7.43% -1.27%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Wales

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 8 in Wales

Windows 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Wales over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 8 in Wales

Windows 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 8 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 6 months to 15 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Mid Wales -8 2 £125 +42.86%
South Wales -22 2 £325 -7.14% 3
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) MSI

Windows 8
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus