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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 18 43
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 34 42 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.38% 7.55% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.79% 31.34% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £250 £267
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £11.25 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.00 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
156 134 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.10% 24.10% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 74 35
Average daily rate £331 £263 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.90% -15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £13.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
South Wales -9 32 £160 -36.00% 3
West Wales - 1 - - 6
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 24 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
6 15 (22.73%) ITIL
7 12 (18.18%) MS Office
7 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (16.67%) VMware
8 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (15.15%) Office 365
9 10 (15.15%) SAN
9 10 (15.15%) VPN
9 10 (15.15%) DNS
9 10 (15.15%) DHCP
9 10 (15.15%) SCCM
10 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
10 9 (13.64%) Migration
10 9 (13.64%) MCITP
10 9 (13.64%) MCSE
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (13.64%) Windows Intune
11 8 (12.12%) SCDPM
11 8 (12.12%) Internet
11 8 (12.12%) McAfee
11 8 (12.12%) IIS
11 8 (12.12%) Data Protection
11 8 (12.12%) MCTS
11 8 (12.12%) McAfee ePO

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (12.12%) IIS
2 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.55%) OpenROAD
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.18%) MS Office
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.15%) VPN
2 10 (15.15%) DNS
2 10 (15.15%) SAN
2 10 (15.15%) DHCP
3 8 (12.12%) Internet
4 4 (6.06%) VoIP
5 2 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (1.52%) WAN
6 1 (1.52%) MPLS
6 1 (1.52%) DSL
6 1 (1.52%) PABX
6 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Ingres
1 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Server Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Project Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Installation Technician
8 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Change Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Rollout Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) GIS
2 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.55%) UNIX
6 3 (4.55%) AIX
6 3 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Migration
3 8 (12.12%) Data Protection
4 7 (10.61%) Project Management
5 5 (7.58%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.06%) Coaching
7 3 (4.55%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.03%) Service Management
8 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (7.58%) VBScript
4 3 (4.55%) VB
4 3 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) MCSE
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (13.64%) MCITP
2 8 (12.12%) MCTS
3 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 30 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) XenApp
4 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Intune
3 8 (12.12%) SCDPM
3 8 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 8 (12.12%) McAfee
4 5 (7.58%) Citrix
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Dell
5 4 (6.06%) Mitel
6 2 (3.03%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.03%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.52%) AppSense
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