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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 50 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.75% 6.41% 7.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.59% 29.75% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £160 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £120 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.82 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.40 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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
143 121 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.87% 21.53% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 83 71
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £130 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.91 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -21 14 £325 +94.02% 2
Newport -2 2 - -
Monmouthshire +2 1 - -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (46.43%) ITIL
4 7 (25.00%) SCCM
5 6 (21.43%) Service Management
5 6 (21.43%) MS Office
6 5 (17.86%) Java
6 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
6 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
6 5 (17.86%) Flash
6 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 5 (17.86%) Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) AdminStudio
6 5 (17.86%) Change Control
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Intune
6 5 (17.86%) SCSM
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (14.29%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
8 3 (10.71%) DHCP
8 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.71%) DNS
8 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.71%) VoIP
8 3 (10.71%) Linux
8 3 (10.71%) VMware
8 3 (10.71%) ITSM
8 3 (10.71%) Degree
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) VoIP
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Support
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
1 1 (3.57%) GIS
1 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 5 (17.86%) Change Management
3 5 (17.86%) Change Control
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.57%) Network Design
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Intune
2 5 (17.86%) SCSM
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) AppSense
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
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