The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cardiff region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.69% 7.60% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.82% 25.32% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -52.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £118 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
66 79 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.89% 30.04% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 13
Average daily rate £310 £305 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% -8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
South Wales

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
3 20 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 18 (40.91%) Windows XP
5 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
7 12 (27.27%) SCCM
8 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (25.00%) DNS
8 11 (25.00%) DHCP
8 11 (25.00%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 10 (22.73%) VPN
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (22.73%) Office 365
10 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (20.45%) Migration
11 8 (18.18%) SAN
11 8 (18.18%) Windows Intune
11 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
12 7 (15.91%) MCTS
12 7 (15.91%) MCITP
12 7 (15.91%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (15.91%) SCDPM
12 7 (15.91%) Internet
12 7 (15.91%) MCSE
12 7 (15.91%) VBScript
12 7 (15.91%) IIS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (15.91%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (22.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) DNS
1 11 (25.00%) DHCP
2 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.73%) VPN
3 8 (18.18%) SAN
4 7 (15.91%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) PABX
5 1 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
1 1 (2.27%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.27%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Server Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.36%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Change Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.82%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows XP
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Migration
3 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.55%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.27%) Change Management
7 1 (2.27%) ITSM
7 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.91%) VBScript
3 3 (6.82%) VB
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) MCTS
3 7 (15.91%) MCITP
3 7 (15.91%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) CCA
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCCM
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Intune
3 7 (15.91%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (15.91%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.27%) MOM
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) McAfee
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
4 2 (4.55%) Mitel
4 2 (4.55%) AppSense
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £10 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago