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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 54 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.82% 5.16% 7.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.52% 26.98% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 13
Average daily rate
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£170 £221 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.16% +70.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £17.46 £15.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
133 126 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.18% 19.12% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 76 61
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 12
Average hourly rate £12.45 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £19.20 £15.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
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 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 5 £170 -23.16% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 1 - -
Caerphilly -2 1 - -
Newport -22 1 - -
Gwent - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) ITIL
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (23.33%) MS Office
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
8 4 (13.33%) Apple
8 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
8 4 (13.33%) DNS
8 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (13.33%) Lync
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) VMware
8 4 (13.33%) SCCM
9 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Degree
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (10.00%) AppSense
9 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (10.00%) Patch Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.33%) Lync
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) RIP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) OSPF
4 1 (3.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
1 3 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) IT Support
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) OS/400
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.67%) Validation
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) User Stories
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCSE
3 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
1 2 (6.67%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) Apple
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) AppSense
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.33%) Lumension
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Websense
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
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