The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 26 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 36 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.27% 7.02% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.75% 24.43% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £118 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.19 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £13.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £18.00 £14.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
Windows 7
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
121 131 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.08% 28.73% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 71 23
Average daily rate £300 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £13.00 £9.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Wales region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Wales region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 25 £168 -31.28% 3
Bridgend -1 2 - -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 25 (36.23%) Windows XP
4 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
5 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.29%) ITIL
7 12 (17.39%) Project Management
7 12 (17.39%) SCCM
7 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (15.94%) MS Office
8 11 (15.94%) SQL
9 10 (14.49%) AIX
9 10 (14.49%) Linux
9 10 (14.49%) Ingres
9 10 (14.49%) DHCP
9 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
9 10 (14.49%) DNS
9 10 (14.49%) SAN
10 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (13.04%) VPN
10 9 (13.04%) Office 365
10 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
10 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (11.59%) Windows Intune
11 8 (11.59%) MCSE
11 8 (11.59%) UNIX
11 8 (11.59%) MCITP
11 8 (11.59%) VMware
11 8 (11.59%) Migration

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (10.14%) IIS
1 7 (10.14%) OpenROAD
2 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.90%) Lync
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.94%) MS Office
3 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) DNS
1 10 (14.49%) SAN
1 10 (14.49%) DHCP
1 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.04%) VPN
3 7 (10.14%) Internet
4 4 (5.80%) LAN
4 4 (5.80%) VoIP
5 3 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) MPLS
6 1 (1.45%) DSL
6 1 (1.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.45%) PABX
6 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Ingres
2 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
1 1 (1.45%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Local Government
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Analyst
1 12 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 7 (10.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.80%) Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Project Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Change Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) GIS
2 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (36.23%) Windows XP
3 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.49%) AIX
4 10 (14.49%) Linux
5 8 (11.59%) UNIX
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Project Management
3 8 (11.59%) Migration
4 7 (10.14%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.25%) Quality Management
5 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.25%) Change Management
6 4 (5.80%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (4.35%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.35%) Data Management
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.90%) Change Control
8 2 (2.90%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.45%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.45%) User Stories
9 1 (1.45%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.25%) VBScript
4 3 (4.35%) VB
4 3 (4.35%) C
4 3 (4.35%) R
5 1 (1.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (11.59%) MCITP
3 8 (11.59%) MCSE
4 7 (10.14%) MCTS
5 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB
6 1 (1.45%) CCA
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 30 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.35%) XenApp
3 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) SCCM
2 8 (11.59%) Windows Intune
3 7 (10.14%) SCDPM
3 7 (10.14%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.45%) MOM
4 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) VMware
3 7 (10.14%) McAfee
4 5 (7.25%) Citrix
5 4 (5.80%) HP
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco
5 4 (5.80%) Mitel
6 3 (4.35%) Dell
7 2 (2.90%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.90%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.90%) AppSense
8 1 (1.45%) Lumension
8 1 (1.45%) Sophos
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) Lotus
8 1 (1.45%) Remedy
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