The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 41 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.32% 4.95% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.61% 22.54% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Average daily rate £250 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £119 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £352 £205
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £16.08 £11.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.18% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.46 £13.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
122 71 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.79% 21.98% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 38
Average daily rate £250 £313 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.18 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.17% -2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.46 £15.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 26 £244 +21.87% 4
Newport 0 12 £335 +204.54%
Monmouthshire - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 2
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (36.62%) Windows XP
3 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
4 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
5 18 (25.35%) SC Cleared
6 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
7 13 (18.31%) MS Office
8 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.90%) Migration
8 12 (16.90%) SCCM
9 8 (11.27%) AIX
9 8 (11.27%) Linux
9 8 (11.27%) Ingres
10 6 (8.45%) Finance
10 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.45%) UNIX
10 6 (8.45%) SQL
10 6 (8.45%) Project Management
11 5 (7.04%) OpenROAD
11 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
11 5 (7.04%) MS Project
11 5 (7.04%) Quality Management
11 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (7.04%) Matrix Management
11 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
12 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (5.63%) Change Management
12 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
12 4 (5.63%) VBScript

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (7.04%) OpenROAD
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.82%) Lync
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.31%) MS Office
3 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.23%) DHCP
2 3 (4.23%) VPN
2 3 (4.23%) DNS
2 3 (4.23%) LAN
3 2 (2.82%) Firewall
3 2 (2.82%) VoIP
3 2 (2.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) PABX
4 1 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.41%) Broadband
4 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Ingres
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (1.41%) MSI
1 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Desktop Support
2 10 (14.08%) Analyst
3 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Project Support Officer
4 5 (7.04%) Project Officer
5 4 (5.63%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) IT Support
6 3 (4.23%) Developer
6 3 (4.23%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Deployment Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) GIS
2 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.41%) SCADA
2 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (36.62%) Windows XP
3 8 (11.27%) AIX
3 8 (11.27%) Linux
4 6 (8.45%) UNIX
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Migration
2 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
2 6 (8.45%) Project Management
3 5 (7.04%) Quality Management
3 5 (7.04%) Matrix Management
4 4 (5.63%) Change Management
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL
4 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.23%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (4.23%) Data Management
5 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.82%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.82%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.41%) Change Control
7 1 (1.41%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.41%) Software Architecture
7 1 (1.41%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.63%) VBScript
4 3 (4.23%) C
5 1 (1.41%) COBOL
5 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.23%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CCA
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) HND
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.41%) GAMP
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) MOM
2 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Citrix
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco
3 2 (2.82%) AppSense
4 1 (1.41%) Lumension
4 1 (1.41%) NetApp
4 1 (1.41%) Lotus
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) Dell
4 1 (1.41%) Remedy
4 1 (1.41%) Sophos
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £9 - £14 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £9 - £14 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £20.00 - £21.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £8 - £12 per hour + negotiable upon experience
Posted: 19 days ago