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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 42 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.40% 3.54% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.69% 15.84% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 16
Median daily rate - £325 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +116.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.40 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £19.20 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Windows 7
South Wales

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
58 101 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.25% 22.35% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 89 49
Median daily rate £475 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 13 (37.14%) ITIL
6 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 10 (28.57%) Office 365
7 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
7 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (20.00%) SCCM
8 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 7 (20.00%) MS Office
9 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 5 (14.29%) Statistics
9 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.29%) ITSM
10 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.43%) Apple
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (8.57%) DHCP
11 3 (8.57%) DNS
12 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
12 2 (5.71%) ProxySG
12 2 (5.71%) MCTS
12 2 (5.71%) MCITP
12 2 (5.71%) Firewall
12 2 (5.71%) GIS
12 2 (5.71%) Cisco
12 2 (5.71%) MCSE

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 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) DHCP
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) Skype
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) GIS
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Desktop Support
2 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Support Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Rollout Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Service Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
7 5 (14.29%) IT Support
8 4 (11.43%) IT Technician
9 3 (8.57%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (8.57%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (8.57%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 5 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (2.86%) Migration
3 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) MCITP
1 2 (5.71%) MCSE
1 2 (5.71%) MCTS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
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