The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South Wales / Bridgend
Rank 5 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 12.50% 15.38% 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 33.33% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +8.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Operating Systems Category
Bridgend
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 43.75% 46.15% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Median daily rate £363 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bridgend region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bridgend region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bridgend region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

Windows 7
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 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 Bridgend region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft