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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 19 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 32 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.34% 2.13% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.20% 10.24% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 18
Median daily rate £135 £325 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% +79.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £87 £173 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £365 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Median hourly rate £11.13 £12.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £11.35 £9.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £17.20 £15.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
127 127 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.15% 20.79% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 88 79
Median daily rate £350 £365 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £285 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £426 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 20 £108 -66.92% 3
Newport +2 4 £135 -
Bridgend - 3 £150 - 1
Torfaen - 3 - -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 21 (32.81%) Windows Server
4 19 (29.69%) Windows XP
5 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (20.31%) ITIL
8 12 (18.75%) ITSM
9 11 (17.19%) VMware
9 11 (17.19%) MS Office
10 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (14.06%) Office 365
11 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
11 9 (14.06%) Migration
12 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
12 8 (12.50%) SCCM
12 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
13 6 (9.38%) Statistics
13 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (7.81%) Cisco
14 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
15 4 (6.25%) VPN
15 4 (6.25%) DNS
15 4 (6.25%) DHCP
15 4 (6.25%) Apple
15 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (4.69%) SLA
16 3 (4.69%) SQL
16 3 (4.69%) Firewall

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 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.13%) IIS
1 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Office
2 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Office 365
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.25%) DHCP
2 4 (6.25%) DNS
2 4 (6.25%) VPN
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.13%) SAN
4 2 (3.13%) Skype
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Support Engineer
2 20 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (31.25%) Desktop Support
3 19 (29.69%) Analyst
3 19 (29.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 16 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 16 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 16 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (21.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 13 (20.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 13 (20.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (18.75%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (15.63%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (10.94%) IT Support
10 7 (10.94%) Rollout Engineer
11 6 (9.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 6 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 6 (9.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 6 (9.38%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Statistics
2 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (32.81%) Windows Server
3 19 (29.69%) Windows XP
4 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
7 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.13%) Linux
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) ITSM
3 9 (14.06%) Migration
4 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) MCITP
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
2 2 (3.13%) MCTS
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) VMware
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco
4 4 (6.25%) Apple
5 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) NetApp
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Sun
6 1 (1.56%) Wyse
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