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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 27 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 33 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.77% 9.30% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.35% 33.61% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Average hourly rate £12.38 £13.87 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.77% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £13.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £18.00 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
102 122 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.83% 27.66% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 22
Average daily rate £325 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.63 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -10 25 £160 -29.67% 2
Newport -12 4 £363 -3.33%
Bridgend - - - -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
3 22 (36.07%) Windows XP
4 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
5 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
6 15 (24.59%) ITIL
7 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
7 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (18.03%) VMware
8 11 (18.03%) MS Office
8 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (16.39%) Office 365
9 10 (16.39%) SAN
9 10 (16.39%) VPN
9 10 (16.39%) DNS
9 10 (16.39%) DHCP
9 10 (16.39%) SCCM
10 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
10 9 (14.75%) MCITP
10 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (14.75%) MCSE
10 9 (14.75%) Migration
10 9 (14.75%) Windows Intune
11 8 (13.11%) SCDPM
11 8 (13.11%) McAfee
11 8 (13.11%) Internet
11 8 (13.11%) IIS
11 8 (13.11%) Data Protection
11 8 (13.11%) MCTS
11 8 (13.11%) McAfee ePO

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (13.11%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) OpenROAD
4 2 (3.28%) Lync
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.03%) MS Office
3 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.39%) SAN
2 10 (16.39%) VPN
2 10 (16.39%) DNS
2 10 (16.39%) DHCP
3 8 (13.11%) Internet
4 3 (4.92%) VoIP
5 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) PABX
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) MPLS
6 1 (1.64%) DSL
6 1 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Ingres
1 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Server Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Change Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) Installation Technician
9 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) GIS
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) Statistics
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
3 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows XP
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.92%) UNIX
6 3 (4.92%) AIX
6 3 (4.92%) Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Migration
3 8 (13.11%) Data Protection
4 7 (11.48%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.56%) Coaching
6 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.28%) Change Control
8 2 (3.28%) User Stories
8 2 (3.28%) Service Management
8 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.84%) SQL
3 5 (8.20%) VBScript
4 3 (4.92%) R
4 3 (4.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) MCITP
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (14.75%) MCSE
2 8 (13.11%) MCTS
3 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) XenApp
4 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 9 (14.75%) Windows Intune
3 8 (13.11%) SCDPM
3 8 (13.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) McAfee
4 4 (6.56%) Citrix
4 4 (6.56%) HP
4 4 (6.56%) Mitel
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) Dell
6 2 (3.28%) ProCurve
6 2 (3.28%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.64%) AppSense
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