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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 27 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.65% 7.61% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.47% 27.56% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 4
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£140 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £150 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £214 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.60% -22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £11.13 £13.87 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.79% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.85 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.88 £16.71 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
106 127 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.24% 27.61% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 29
Average daily rate £325 £260 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £23.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 October 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
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 23 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 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 14 £140 -31.70% 2
Newport -18 6 £363 -3.33% 1
Bridgend - 1 £95 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Gwent - - - -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
3 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
4 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 17 (29.82%) Windows XP
6 16 (28.07%) ITIL
7 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (21.05%) MS Office
8 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (19.30%) VMware
10 10 (17.54%) MCITP
10 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (17.54%) SAN
10 10 (17.54%) VPN
10 10 (17.54%) DNS
10 10 (17.54%) DHCP
10 10 (17.54%) MCSE
10 10 (17.54%) Office 365
11 9 (15.79%) Windows Intune
11 9 (15.79%) Migration
11 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
11 9 (15.79%) SCCM
11 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (14.04%) Data Protection
12 8 (14.04%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (14.04%) MCTS
12 8 (14.04%) IIS
12 8 (14.04%) Internet
12 8 (14.04%) McAfee

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (14.04%) IIS
2 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) OpenROAD
4 2 (3.51%) Lync
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.05%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (17.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.54%) SAN
2 10 (17.54%) VPN
2 10 (17.54%) DNS
2 10 (17.54%) DHCP
3 8 (14.04%) Internet
4 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 3 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (3.51%) WAN
5 2 (3.51%) MPLS
5 2 (3.51%) DSL
6 1 (1.75%) PABX
6 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Ingres
1 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Project Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Installation Technician
7 3 (5.26%) Change Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.51%) OpenROAD Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) GIS
2 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Windows XP
3 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.26%) AIX
6 3 (5.26%) Linux
6 3 (5.26%) UNIX
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 8 (14.04%) Data Protection
4 7 (12.28%) Project Management
5 5 (8.77%) Change Management
6 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.02%) Coaching
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Software Deployment
7 3 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.51%) Change Control
8 2 (3.51%) User Stories
8 2 (3.51%) Line Management
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.51%) Service Management
9 1 (1.75%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) VBScript
4 4 (7.02%) VB
5 3 (5.26%) R
6 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) MCITP
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (17.54%) MCSE
2 8 (14.04%) MCTS
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) XenApp
4 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Windows Intune
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
2 8 (14.04%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (14.04%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) McAfee
4 4 (7.02%) Mitel
4 4 (7.02%) Citrix
4 4 (7.02%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) ProCurve
6 2 (3.51%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.51%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
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