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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Wales / South Wales
Rank 24 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 27 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.59% 4.52% 5.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 14.29% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 10
Median daily rate £165 £294 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% +65.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £124 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £405 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £170
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 8
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -14.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.42
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.00%

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
108 161 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.36% 31.63% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 120 60
Median daily rate £363 £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £138 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 16
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +20 23 £158 -56.09% 1
Newport -11 3 £188 -20.63%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 29 (56.86%) MS Office
4 19 (37.25%) ITIL
5 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
6 11 (21.57%) iPhone
6 11 (21.57%) iPad
7 9 (17.65%) Citrix
8 8 (15.69%) Network Management
9 7 (13.73%) Windows 8
9 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
9 7 (13.73%) Cisco
9 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
10 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
11 5 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (9.80%) Firewall
12 4 (7.84%) ITSM
12 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
12 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
12 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
12 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
12 4 (7.84%) Statistics
13 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
13 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (5.88%) Office 365
13 3 (5.88%) Software Licensing
13 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (56.86%) MS Office
2 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 3 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) Skype
4 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 16 (31.37%) Service Analyst
2 16 (31.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (21.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 10 (19.61%) Support Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (13.73%) Desktop Support
8 6 (11.76%) IT Support
9 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (9.80%) IT Technician
9 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) IT Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Technician
11 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) iPad
1 11 (21.57%) iPhone
2 4 (7.84%) Statistics
3 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows 8
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
2 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
3 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Network Management
3 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.84%) ITSM
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.96%) CCNA
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Citrix
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) Apple
4 3 (5.88%) Avaya
4 3 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.92%) Lumension
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) SAP