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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 19 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 41 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.44% 1.97% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.84% 8.67% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 15
Median daily rate £138 £170 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £146 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £303 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 13
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.60 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.30 £15.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
172 196 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.22% 22.71% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 116 97
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.04% -0.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +37 37 £135 -20.58% 1
North Wales +2 2 - -
West Wales +13 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) Active Directory
3 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
4 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
4 21 (31.34%) Windows XP
5 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (20.90%) ITSM
6 14 (20.90%) ITIL
7 13 (19.40%) VMware
8 12 (17.91%) MS Office
8 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
10 9 (13.43%) SCCM
10 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
11 8 (11.94%) Migration
11 8 (11.94%) Statistics
12 7 (10.45%) Office 365
12 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
12 7 (10.45%) Cisco
13 6 (8.96%) Windows 10
13 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (7.46%) SQL
15 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
15 4 (5.97%) VPN
15 4 (5.97%) Apple
16 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
16 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
16 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
16 3 (4.48%) ProxySG
16 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003

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 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Office
2 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.97%) VPN
2 3 (4.48%) DHCP
2 3 (4.48%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.99%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) Skype
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) GIS
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Analyst
1 21 (31.34%) Support Engineer
2 20 (29.85%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (29.85%) Desktop Support
3 18 (26.87%) Service Analyst
3 18 (26.87%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (25.37%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (20.90%) 1st Line Support
5 14 (20.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 13 (19.40%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 12 (17.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 12 (17.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (14.93%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (14.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (13.43%) Rollout Engineer
10 8 (11.94%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 8 (11.94%) IT Support
10 8 (11.94%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (11.94%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 7 (10.45%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Statistics
2 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
3 21 (31.34%) Windows XP
4 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.96%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.99%) Linux
9 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
1 14 (20.90%) ITSM
2 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
3 8 (11.94%) Migration
4 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.49%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.49%) CRM
5 1 (1.49%) ERP
5 1 (1.49%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) MCITP
2 2 (2.99%) MCSE
2 2 (2.99%) MCTS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (68.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.49%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.40%) VMware
3 7 (10.45%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) Apple
5 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
5 3 (4.48%) Citrix
6 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.49%) Lotus
7 1 (1.49%) Lumension
7 1 (1.49%) NetApp
7 1 (1.49%) Sun
7 1 (1.49%) Wyse