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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 30 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.84% 7.88% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.64% 25.81% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 2
Average daily rate
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£188 £120 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -58.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £118 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £249 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 3
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
117 124 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.87% 30.54% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 68 32
Average daily rate £313 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.20 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -8 19 £188 +56.25% 5
Bridgend -6 2 - - 1
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 29 (40.28%) Active Directory
4 22 (30.56%) MS Excel
5 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
5 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
6 16 (22.22%) SCCM
7 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
8 13 (18.06%) Migration
9 12 (16.67%) Project Management
9 12 (16.67%) ITIL
10 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
11 9 (12.50%) MS Office
11 9 (12.50%) SQL
11 9 (12.50%) VBScript
11 9 (12.50%) DHCP
11 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 9 (12.50%) DNS
11 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (11.11%) Office 365
12 8 (11.11%) VPN
12 8 (11.11%) Ingres
12 8 (11.11%) AIX
12 8 (11.11%) Linux
12 8 (11.11%) SAN
12 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (9.72%) VMware
14 6 (8.33%) MCITP
14 6 (8.33%) MCSE

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (6.94%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.94%) OpenROAD
1 5 (6.94%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) Lync
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.50%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) DHCP
1 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 9 (12.50%) DNS
2 8 (11.11%) SAN
2 8 (11.11%) VPN
3 5 (6.94%) Internet
4 4 (5.56%) VoIP
5 3 (4.17%) LAN
6 2 (2.78%) WAN
7 1 (1.39%) Firewall
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
7 1 (1.39%) PABX
7 1 (1.39%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Ingres
2 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MSI
1 1 (1.39%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.39%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 6 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Developer
6 3 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Change Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.11%) AIX
4 8 (11.11%) Linux
5 6 (8.33%) UNIX
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Migration
2 12 (16.67%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (6.94%) Quality Management
3 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.17%) Change Management
5 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.17%) Data Management
5 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.17%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.78%) Change Control
6 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.39%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.39%) Network Design
7 1 (1.39%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) VBScript
3 3 (4.17%) VB
3 3 (4.17%) C
4 1 (1.39%) COBOL
4 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.33%) MCSE
4 6 (8.33%) MCITP
5 5 (6.94%) MCTS
6 2 (2.78%) MCSA
7 1 (1.39%) ISEB
7 1 (1.39%) CCA
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.39%) MCP
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 29 (40.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) XenApp
3 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.39%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) SCCM
2 6 (8.33%) Windows Intune
3 5 (6.94%) SCDPM
3 5 (6.94%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.39%) MOM
4 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) VMware
3 5 (6.94%) McAfee
4 4 (5.56%) HP
4 4 (5.56%) Citrix
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) Mitel
5 3 (4.17%) Dell
6 2 (2.78%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.78%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.78%) AppSense
7 1 (1.39%) Lumension
7 1 (1.39%) Sophos
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) Lotus
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
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