The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 16 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.19% 4.87% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.82% 14.84% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
Median daily rate £158 £359 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.09% +135.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £121 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £405 £187
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £170
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.42
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.00%

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

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
68 128 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.20% 32.82% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 100 34
Median daily rate £350 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £456 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% +18.18%
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 Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 23 (54.76%) MS Office
4 19 (45.24%) ITIL
5 11 (26.19%) iPhone
5 11 (26.19%) iPad
6 9 (21.43%) Citrix
7 8 (19.05%) Network Management
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
10 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.52%) Statistics
10 4 (9.52%) ITSM
11 3 (7.14%) Office 365
11 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
11 3 (7.14%) Apple
12 2 (4.76%) Publishing
12 2 (4.76%) Migration
12 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
12 2 (4.76%) Cisco
12 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
12 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
12 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
12 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
13 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
13 1 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (2.38%) Skype

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (54.76%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Skype
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) Wireless
General
1 2 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Service Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (26.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 8 (19.05%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) Desktop Support
7 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) IT Support
9 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) IT Technician
9 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) iPad
1 11 (26.19%) iPhone
2 4 (9.52%) Statistics
3 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Network Management
3 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Citrix
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) SAP