Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 14 6
Rank change year-on-year -22 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.94% 14.76% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 47.69% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 6
West Wales median daily rate £400 £475 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +69.64% -6.67%
Wales median daily rate £333 £370 £325
% change year-on-year -10.14% +13.85% +19.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
West Wales median hourly rate £11.33 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.63% -21.31% +4.92%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.83 £12.25
90th Percentile £12.49 £14.10 £16.48
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.38 £12.50
% change year-on-year +13.13% -1.00% -3.85%

Windows 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 West Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 65 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 11.03% 30.95% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 11
West Wales median daily rate £450 £488 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +50.00% -23.53%
10th Percentile £399 £372 £238
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
Wales median daily rate £383 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +21.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
West Wales median hourly rate £11.33 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.63% -21.31% +4.92%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.83 £12.25
90th Percentile £12.49 £14.10 £16.48
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -5.66%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in West Wales

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in West Wales

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in West Wales

Windows
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Swansea -20 4 £400 -15.79% 5
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) MSI

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Application Packager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft