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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 26 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.09% 3.81% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.68% 22.81% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Average daily rate £193 £155 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
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
205 114 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.28% 16.72% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 70 42
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £16.45 £17.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 25 £175 -1.40% 3
West Wales - 1 £350 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
3 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.00%) ITIL
5 16 (29.09%) Windows XP
6 15 (27.27%) MS Office
7 13 (23.64%) ITSM
8 11 (20.00%) SCCM
9 10 (18.18%) VoIP
10 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
10 8 (14.55%) Mac OS X
11 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
12 5 (9.09%) Migration
12 5 (9.09%) Degree
12 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 5 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (9.09%) Linux
12 5 (9.09%) Service Management
13 4 (7.27%) SCSM
13 4 (7.27%) Change Management
13 4 (7.27%) AdminStudio
13 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
13 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
13 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (7.27%) Change Control
13 4 (7.27%) Windows Intune
13 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
13 4 (7.27%) Statistics
13 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Lync
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) GIS
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.82%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Analyst
2 19 (34.55%) Service Analyst
2 19 (34.55%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Service Desk Support
5 9 (16.36%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.45%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Statistics
2 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows XP
3 8 (14.55%) Mac OS X
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.09%) Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) ITIL
2 13 (23.64%) ITSM
3 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.09%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) Service Management
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Change Control
5 4 (7.27%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) Critical Success Factor
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.64%) Logistics
8 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.82%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.82%) Functional Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Line Management
8 1 (1.82%) Network Management
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
1 5 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) MCITP
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) MCTS
System Software
1 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) SCSM
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Intune
3 3 (5.45%) SCOM
3 3 (5.45%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.82%) Netcool
4 1 (1.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.82%) Juniper
4 1 (1.82%) Lumension
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.82%) Sophos
4 1 (1.82%) Symantec
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