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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.40% 5.39% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.47% 28.21% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
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£178 £158 £134
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% +17.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £152 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £162 £139
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £16.03 £23.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -3.33%
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
98 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.74% 19.12% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 38
Average daily rate £306 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £159 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.16 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -11 10 £153 -2.40% 5
Newport +3 6 £325 -
Caerphilly - 3 - - 1
Bridgend - 2 £300 - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (32.00%) Windows XP
5 15 (30.00%) ITIL
6 12 (24.00%) Linux
7 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (20.00%) MS Office
8 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (18.00%) SCCM
10 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (16.00%) Change Management
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
11 7 (14.00%) AIX
11 7 (14.00%) UNIX
11 7 (14.00%) Ingres
11 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.00%) DNS
11 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
11 7 (14.00%) OpenROAD
11 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (14.00%) Coaching
12 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
12 6 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (12.00%) Migration
12 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (12.00%) Citrix
13 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (14.00%) OpenROAD
2 5 (10.00%) Lync
3 4 (8.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (14.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) DHCP
3 4 (8.00%) VPN
3 4 (8.00%) LAN
3 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) HTTP
5 2 (4.00%) MPLS
5 2 (4.00%) DSL
6 1 (2.00%) BGP
6 1 (2.00%) OSPF
6 1 (2.00%) RIP
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Ingres
1 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
1 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) OpenROAD Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.00%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) IT Support
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) GIS
2 3 (6.00%) Statistics
3 2 (4.00%) AS400
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (24.00%) Linux
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.00%) AIX
6 7 (14.00%) UNIX
7 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (4.00%) OS/400
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Change Management
3 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) Coaching
4 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (12.00%) Migration
5 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) User Stories
7 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.00%) Service Management
8 2 (4.00%) Validation
8 2 (4.00%) IT Governance
8 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.00%) ERP
9 1 (2.00%) Network Design
9 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) R
3 2 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.00%) MCSE
2 4 (8.00%) MCITP
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) MCTS
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.00%) XenApp
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.00%) SCDPM
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Citrix
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.00%) Apple
4 4 (8.00%) McAfee
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Websense
6 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.00%) AppSense
6 1 (2.00%) Aruba
6 1 (2.00%) F5
6 1 (2.00%) Lumension
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 per hour + overtime
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £175.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago