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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 53 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.21% 5.14% 5.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.43% 25.00% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 13
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£325 £160 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £114 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £214 £270
% change year-on-year
-6.43% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 12
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.13 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% -12.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.87 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
201 148 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.23% 20.56% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 95 81
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £135 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 16
Average hourly rate £11.80 £15.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.90 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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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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 -27 17 £325 +103.12% 4
North Wales - 10 - -
West Wales -3 2 - - 2
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) ITIL
4 16 (34.78%) SCCM
5 11 (23.91%) VoIP
6 9 (19.57%) MS Office
7 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 8 (17.39%) Citrix
8 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
9 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (13.04%) VMware
9 6 (13.04%) Service Management
10 5 (10.87%) AdminStudio
10 5 (10.87%) Change Management
10 5 (10.87%) Flash
10 5 (10.87%) Java
10 5 (10.87%) Mac OS X
10 5 (10.87%) Change Control
10 5 (10.87%) Windows Intune
10 5 (10.87%) SCSM
10 5 (10.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (8.70%) Degree
11 4 (8.70%) Migration
11 4 (8.70%) Linux
11 4 (8.70%) ITSM
12 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
12 3 (6.52%) SQL
12 3 (6.52%) DHCP
12 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) VoIP
2 3 (6.52%) DHCP
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (17.39%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Service Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Rollout Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support
6 4 (8.70%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) GIS
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) Mac OS X
5 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Service Management
3 5 (10.87%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) Change Control
4 4 (8.70%) ITSM
4 4 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) C
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) MCTS
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Intune
2 5 (10.87%) SCSM
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) AppSense
4 2 (4.35%) NetApp
4 2 (4.35%) Symantec
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Dell
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Rate: £280 - £320 per annum
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Rate: £250 - 300 per day
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Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago