Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 82 89
Rank change year-on-year -28 +7 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.12% 0.70% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.60% 3.01% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Wales median daily rate £125 £125 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -66.67%
10th Percentile £114 £88 £83
90th Percentile £140 £194 £170
UK median daily rate £175 £175 £175
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Wales median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% +6.14%
UK median hourly rate £15.60 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% -7.81% -

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 331 266 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.41% 23.27% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 174 196
Wales median daily rate £393 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £167 £130 £158
90th Percentile £525 £475 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 32 46
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £13.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +2.97% +8.84%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.06
90th Percentile £42.00 £23.60 £21.50
UK median hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.21% +6.06% -

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 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 22 October 2018. 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 -9 2 £125 +42.86%
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft