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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 22 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 26 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.24% 6.02% 6.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.11% 29.41% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Average daily rate £244 £200 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +90.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £122 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £305 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.90% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.06% 20.48% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 30
Average daily rate £250 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.90% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
4 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
5 11 (27.50%) SCCM
6 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) Migration
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.00%) VBScript
10 3 (7.50%) MS Office
10 3 (7.50%) ITIL
10 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
10 3 (7.50%) DHCP
10 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.50%) VPN
10 3 (7.50%) DNS
10 3 (7.50%) Citrix
10 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (7.50%) MCSA
10 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
10 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (5.00%) Lync
11 2 (5.00%) Office 365
11 2 (5.00%) XenApp
11 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (5.00%) Problem Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.50%) VPN
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Broadband
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
1 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.50%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) SCADA
2 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (7.50%) ITIL
3 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.50%) ERP
4 1 (2.50%) ITSM
4 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.50%) Web Design
4 1 (2.50%) Change Management
4 1 (2.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.50%) Release Management
4 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.50%) Web Development
4 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) CCA
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.50%) GAMP
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) MOM
2 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) AppSense
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
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