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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 43 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.48% 7.21% 4.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.54% 33.33% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 9
Average daily rate
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£191 £244 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £143 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £381 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -
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
104 123 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.49% 21.62% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 46
Average daily rate £323 £265 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -7 8 £191 -19.47% 5
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Bridgend - - - -
Newport - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows XP
3 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (35.14%) ITIL
5 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (24.32%) Linux
7 8 (21.62%) MS Office
7 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.62%) Citrix
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (13.51%) SQL
10 5 (13.51%) Lync
10 5 (13.51%) Firewall
11 4 (10.81%) VMware
11 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (10.81%) SCCM
11 4 (10.81%) AIX
11 4 (10.81%) UNIX
11 4 (10.81%) DNS
11 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
11 4 (10.81%) SLA
11 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
11 4 (10.81%) Ingres
11 4 (10.81%) OpenROAD
11 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
11 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
11 4 (10.81%) Apple

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.51%) Lync
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) OpenROAD
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) RIP
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) OSPF
5 1 (2.70%) BGP
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Ingres
1 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MSI
1 3 (8.11%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
1 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.11%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) AS400
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows XP
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (24.32%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
7 4 (10.81%) UNIX
7 4 (10.81%) AIX
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.41%) OS/400
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (8.11%) Coaching
4 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.41%) Validation
4 2 (5.41%) User Stories
4 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) MCP
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCSE
3 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.81%) Apple
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) AppSense
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.70%) Aruba
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Lumension
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) McAfee
6 1 (2.70%) Websense
6 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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