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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 39 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.01% 3.22% 4.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.23% 24.39% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate £143 £155 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -43.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £135 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £326 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £15.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £17.20 £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
139 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.78% 13.18% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 26 29
Average daily rate £325 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.68 £17.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 12 February 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 22 (61.11%) ITIL
3 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
5 16 (44.44%) Windows XP
6 13 (36.11%) MS Office
7 11 (30.56%) ITSM
8 8 (22.22%) Mac OS X
9 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
10 5 (13.89%) Linux
10 5 (13.89%) VoIP
10 5 (13.89%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (13.89%) SCCM
11 4 (11.11%) Change Control
11 4 (11.11%) Windows Intune
11 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
11 4 (11.11%) SCSM
11 4 (11.11%) Statistics
11 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.11%) Service Management
11 4 (11.11%) Change Management
11 4 (11.11%) Migration
11 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.11%) AdminStudio
12 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (8.33%) Finance
12 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) VoIP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Transformation Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 8 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.89%) Linux
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) ITSM
3 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Change Control
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Logistics
7 1 (2.78%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) MCTS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) SCSM
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Intune
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Citrix
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Sophos
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec
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