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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 21 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 25 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.56% 7.53% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 27.27% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 2
Average daily rate
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£168 £244 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.28% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £118 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £284 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
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 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
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
80 77 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.00% 27.60% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 7
Average daily rate £300 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 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 £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 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 29 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
4 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 11 (29.73%) ITIL
6 11 (29.73%) SCCM
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (27.03%) DHCP
7 10 (27.03%) DNS
8 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
8 9 (24.32%) VPN
8 9 (24.32%) Office 365
8 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (21.62%) Windows Intune
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (21.62%) SAN
9 8 (21.62%) Migration
10 7 (18.92%) McAfee
10 7 (18.92%) Project Management
10 7 (18.92%) Internet
10 7 (18.92%) MCSE
10 7 (18.92%) IIS
10 7 (18.92%) SCDPM
10 7 (18.92%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (18.92%) Data Protection
10 7 (18.92%) MCTS
10 7 (18.92%) MCITP
11 5 (13.51%) GIS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (18.92%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DHCP
1 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) VPN
3 8 (21.62%) SAN
4 7 (18.92%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) PABX
6 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) DSL
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
1 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
1 7 (18.92%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Server Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (10.81%) Project Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Change Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Communications Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) GIS
2 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Migration
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
7 1 (2.70%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) R
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) VBScript
2 3 (8.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) MCSE
2 7 (18.92%) MCTS
2 7 (18.92%) MCITP
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) CCA
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) XenApp
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCCM
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Intune
3 7 (18.92%) SCDPM
3 7 (18.92%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) MOM
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) McAfee
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) AppSense
5 2 (5.41%) Mitel
5 2 (5.41%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
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