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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 19 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 20 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.90% 2.33% 4.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.75% 12.00% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 13
Median daily rate £108 £325 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.92% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £173 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £365 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.90 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.40 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
63 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.72% 19.38% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 47
Median daily rate £325 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £161 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.00 £16.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
3 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (38.46%) ITIL
5 13 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 12 (30.77%) ITSM
7 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
7 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 8 (20.51%) Statistics
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.95%) SCCM
10 7 (17.95%) Office 365
11 6 (15.38%) MS Office
12 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
13 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
13 4 (10.26%) Apple
14 3 (7.69%) DNS
14 3 (7.69%) DHCP
14 3 (7.69%) Migration
14 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
15 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (5.13%) MCTS
15 2 (5.13%) MCITP
15 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
15 2 (5.13%) ProxySG
15 2 (5.13%) PowerShell

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 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) GIS
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Service Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Support Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) Desktop Support
5 9 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (20.51%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (20.51%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (20.51%) Service Desk Support
6 8 (20.51%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (17.95%) Rollout Engineer
8 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (15.38%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
8 6 (15.38%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Statistics
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.56%) Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) ITSM
3 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) MCITP
1 2 (5.13%) MCSE
1 2 (5.13%) MCTS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Apple
3 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) SAP