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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.24% 4.95% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.77% 28.74% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
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£155 £158 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -46.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -26.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.87 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.16 £23.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
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
122 87 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.84% 17.23% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 39 45
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 16
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 23 £178 +12.69% 9
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (31.67%) Windows XP
4 15 (25.00%) ITIL
5 12 (20.00%) Migration
5 12 (20.00%) Linux
6 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
7 10 (16.67%) MS Office
7 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (15.00%) SCCM
9 8 (13.33%) Change Management
9 8 (13.33%) SQL
9 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
10 7 (11.67%) Coaching
10 7 (11.67%) AIX
10 7 (11.67%) UNIX
10 7 (11.67%) Ingres
10 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
10 7 (11.67%) DNS
10 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
10 7 (11.67%) OpenROAD
10 7 (11.67%) Citrix
10 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (8.33%) Office 365

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (11.67%) OpenROAD
2 5 (8.33%) Lync
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (11.67%) DNS
2 5 (8.33%) DHCP
3 4 (6.67%) VPN
3 4 (6.67%) LAN
3 4 (6.67%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) SAN
4 3 (5.00%) WAN
5 2 (3.33%) Firewall
5 2 (3.33%) HTTP
5 2 (3.33%) MPLS
5 2 (3.33%) DSL
6 1 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.67%) OSPF
6 1 (1.67%) BGP
6 1 (1.67%) RIP
6 1 (1.67%) VoIP
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
1 7 (11.67%) Ingres
1 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MSI
1 1 (1.67%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support
4 6 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) OpenROAD Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) IT Support
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) GIS
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.00%) Statistics
3 2 (3.33%) AS400
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Windows XP
3 12 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.67%) AIX
6 7 (11.67%) UNIX
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.33%) OS/400
11 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Migration
3 8 (13.33%) Change Management
4 7 (11.67%) Coaching
4 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.67%) User Stories
8 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.33%) IT Governance
9 2 (3.33%) Validation
9 2 (3.33%) Service Management
9 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.67%) Line Management
10 1 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.67%) ERP
10 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) VB
3 2 (3.33%) R
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) MCSE
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) MCITP
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) MCTS
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.33%) XenApp
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) SCDPM
2 3 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Citrix
3 5 (8.33%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.67%) Apple
4 4 (6.67%) McAfee
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Lumension
6 1 (1.67%) Aruba
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Websense
6 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.67%) Juniper
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) AppSense
6 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.67%) Computacenter
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Experis Ltd
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 per hour + overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £175.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
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CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago