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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 15 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.94% 8.91% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.76% 29.33% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 1
Average daily rate
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£188 £120 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
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 £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 75 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.44% 30.36% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 17
Average daily rate £310 £295 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
3 18 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 18 (40.91%) Windows XP
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) SCCM
5 12 (27.27%) Migration
6 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (20.45%) DNS
7 9 (20.45%) DHCP
7 9 (20.45%) ITIL
8 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 8 (18.18%) VPN
8 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (18.18%) Office 365
9 7 (15.91%) VBScript
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (15.91%) Project Management
10 6 (13.64%) SAN
10 6 (13.64%) Windows Intune
11 5 (11.36%) MCTS
11 5 (11.36%) MCITP
11 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
11 5 (11.36%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (11.36%) SCDPM
11 5 (11.36%) Internet
11 5 (11.36%) IIS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (11.36%) 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 18 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) DHCP
1 9 (20.45%) DNS
2 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.18%) VPN
3 6 (13.64%) SAN
4 5 (11.36%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) PABX
5 1 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
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 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.36%) Server Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Change Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows XP
3 9 (20.45%) 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 12 (27.27%) Migration
2 9 (20.45%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
4 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.55%) Change Control
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.27%) Change Management
8 1 (2.27%) ITSM
8 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.27%) Critical Path Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Release Management
8 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.91%) VBScript
3 3 (6.82%) VB
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.36%) MCTS
3 5 (11.36%) MCITP
3 5 (11.36%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) CCA
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) SCCM
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Intune
3 5 (11.36%) SCDPM
3 5 (11.36%) McAfee ePO
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 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) McAfee
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) AppSense
4 2 (4.55%) Mitel
4 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
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