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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.68% 5.86% 3.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 21.52% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
Average daily rate
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£140 £205 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £150 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £279 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £217 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.93% -21.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £13.87 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
70 79 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.42% 27.24% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 14
Average daily rate £325 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.11% -30.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 12 (36.36%) ITIL
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 10 (30.30%) VPN
6 10 (30.30%) DNS
6 10 (30.30%) DHCP
6 10 (30.30%) Office 365
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Intune
7 9 (27.27%) SCCM
7 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 9 (27.27%) Migration
8 8 (24.24%) MCTS
8 8 (24.24%) MCITP
8 8 (24.24%) MCSE
8 8 (24.24%) IIS
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (24.24%) SAN
8 8 (24.24%) Internet
8 8 (24.24%) McAfee
8 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
8 8 (24.24%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (24.24%) SCDPM
9 7 (21.21%) VMware
9 7 (21.21%) Project Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) IIS
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Lync
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
3 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (30.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (30.30%) VPN
2 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 10 (30.30%) DHCP
3 8 (24.24%) SAN
3 8 (24.24%) Internet
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) MPLS
5 2 (6.06%) DSL
6 1 (3.03%) PABX
6 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Server Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Project Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Change Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Communications Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Wintel Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) GIS
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Migration
3 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
8 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.03%) Critical Path Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) R
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VBScript
2 3 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) MCSE
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (24.24%) MCTS
1 8 (24.24%) MCITP
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCCM
1 9 (27.27%) Windows Intune
2 8 (24.24%) SCDPM
2 8 (24.24%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) McAfee
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Mitel
4 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) HP
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