The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 21 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 37 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.66% 6.68% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.42% 23.45% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.16% -38.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £120 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £248 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £271 £274
% change year-on-year
-26.19% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 6
Average hourly rate £12.75 £14.75 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.55% +3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £17.46 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
158 145 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.90% 28.49% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 47
Average daily rate £345 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.20 £16.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows 7
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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 11 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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 -17 34 £188 +53.06% 6
West Wales -14 2 £308 - 1
North Wales - - - - 1
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (42.31%) Windows XP
3 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
4 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
5 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
7 15 (19.23%) SCCM
8 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
8 14 (17.95%) Migration
9 12 (15.38%) ITIL
9 12 (15.38%) Project Management
10 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
11 10 (12.82%) MS Office
12 9 (11.54%) SQL
12 9 (11.54%) VBScript
12 9 (11.54%) DHCP
12 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
12 9 (11.54%) DNS
12 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (10.26%) Office 365
13 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (10.26%) SAN
13 8 (10.26%) VPN
13 8 (10.26%) Ingres
13 8 (10.26%) AIX
13 8 (10.26%) Linux
14 7 (8.97%) VMware
14 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (7.69%) MCITP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.41%) OpenROAD
1 5 (6.41%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) Lync
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.82%) MS Office
3 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) DHCP
1 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 9 (11.54%) DNS
2 8 (10.26%) SAN
2 8 (10.26%) VPN
3 5 (6.41%) VoIP
3 5 (6.41%) Internet
4 3 (3.85%) LAN
5 2 (2.56%) WAN
6 1 (1.28%) Firewall
6 1 (1.28%) Wireless
6 1 (1.28%) PABX
6 1 (1.28%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Ingres
2 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
1 1 (1.28%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.28%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Developer
7 3 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) GIS
2 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) SCADA
3 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (42.31%) Windows XP
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.26%) AIX
4 8 (10.26%) Linux
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.69%) UNIX
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Migration
2 12 (15.38%) ITIL
2 12 (15.38%) Project Management
3 5 (6.41%) Quality Management
3 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.85%) Data Management
5 3 (3.85%) Change Management
5 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.85%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.56%) Change Control
6 2 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.28%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.28%) Web Development
7 1 (1.28%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.54%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) VBScript
3 3 (3.85%) VB
3 3 (3.85%) C
4 1 (1.28%) COBOL
4 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.69%) MCSE
4 6 (7.69%) MCITP
5 5 (6.41%) MCTS
6 2 (2.56%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) ISEB
7 1 (1.28%) CCA
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.28%) HND
7 1 (1.28%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.28%) GAMP
System Software
1 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.56%) XenApp
3 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.28%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) SCCM
2 6 (7.69%) Windows Intune
3 5 (6.41%) SCDPM
3 5 (6.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.28%) MOM
4 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) VMware
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco
3 5 (6.41%) McAfee
4 4 (5.13%) HP
4 4 (5.13%) Dell
4 4 (5.13%) Citrix
4 4 (5.13%) Mitel
5 2 (2.56%) LANDesk
5 2 (2.56%) ProCurve
5 2 (2.56%) AppSense
6 1 (1.28%) Lumension
6 1 (1.28%) NetApp
6 1 (1.28%) Lotus
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.28%) Sophos
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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