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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 40 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 20 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.48% 2.30% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.08% 10.00% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Average daily rate £246 £191 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £351 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £220 £210
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -5.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -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
142 60 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.90% 22.99% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 48 46
Average daily rate £350 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £151 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -36.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 18 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 15 (41.67%) ITIL
5 12 (33.33%) ITSM
5 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
7 8 (22.22%) Statistics
7 8 (22.22%) MS Office
8 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
8 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (16.67%) Migration
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.11%) Office 365
11 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
12 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
12 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
12 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (8.33%) Finance
12 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
13 2 (5.56%) SCCM
13 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
13 2 (5.56%) MCTS
13 2 (5.56%) MCITP
13 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (5.56%) Logistics
13 2 (5.56%) VMware

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) DHCP
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Service Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 10 (27.78%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (27.78%) Service Desk Support
4 10 (27.78%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) IT Support
7 3 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) ITSM
3 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) Logistics
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) MCITP
1 2 (5.56%) MCSE
1 2 (5.56%) MCTS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) NetApp
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