The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 61 36
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 33 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.06% 1.60% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.30% 6.84% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 14
Median daily rate £150 £170 £221
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -23.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £134 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £170 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £188 £200
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £11.13 £12.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.95 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.33 £17.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.27 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% -3.33%
Windows 7
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
171 190 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.38% 23.40% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 112 87
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £158 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -0.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.25 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Wales

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Wales region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Wales region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
South Wales +20 28 £145 -14.70% 2
North Wales - 3 - - 1
West Wales +8 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Active Directory
3 22 (37.29%) Windows XP
4 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
5 16 (27.12%) ITIL
5 16 (27.12%) Windows Server
6 14 (23.73%) ITSM
7 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (18.64%) MS Office
9 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
10 9 (15.25%) VMware
11 8 (13.56%) Statistics
11 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
12 7 (11.86%) Migration
12 7 (11.86%) Cisco
13 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (8.47%) Office 365
14 5 (8.47%) SCCM
14 5 (8.47%) SQL
14 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
15 4 (6.78%) VPN
16 3 (5.08%) Blue Coat
16 3 (5.08%) ProxySG
16 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
16 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
16 3 (5.08%) DNS
16 3 (5.08%) SLA
16 3 (5.08%) DHCP
16 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.39%) IIS
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) Office 365
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) VPN
2 3 (5.08%) DHCP
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) GIS
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Analyst
2 20 (33.90%) Service Analyst
2 20 (33.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (23.73%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (23.73%) Support Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Desktop Support
5 12 (20.34%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (20.34%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 11 (18.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (16.95%) Service Desk Support
7 10 (16.95%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 8 (13.56%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (11.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (11.86%) IT Support
9 7 (11.86%) Support Analyst
10 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (6.78%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Statistics
2 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (37.29%) Windows XP
3 16 (27.12%) Windows Server
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.39%) Linux
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 14 (23.73%) ITSM
3 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.86%) Migration
5 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.69%) CRM
5 1 (1.69%) ERP
5 1 (1.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) MCITP
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) MCTS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (66.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.69%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) VMware
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco
4 3 (5.08%) Apple
4 3 (5.08%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) Lotus
6 1 (1.69%) Lumension
6 1 (1.69%) NetApp
6 1 (1.69%) Sun
6 1 (1.69%) Wyse
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