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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK / Wales
Rank 29 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 33 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.19% 4.20% 4.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.89% 13.59% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 12
Median daily rate £165 £325 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +106.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £125 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £405 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £195 £170
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £10.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.15 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.25 £14.42
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +5.73%

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
158 184 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.84% 30.92% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 135 73
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £138 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 18
Median hourly rate £11.71 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.92% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +15 30 £165 -43.82% 2
North Wales -4 2 - -
West Wales -16 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 34 (53.97%) MS Office
4 22 (34.92%) ITIL
5 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.05%) Citrix
6 12 (19.05%) iPhone
6 12 (19.05%) iPad
7 9 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 9 (14.29%) Network Management
7 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 8 (12.70%) Cisco
8 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
8 8 (12.70%) Windows 10
9 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
10 5 (7.94%) Firewall
10 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
11 4 (6.35%) Statistics
11 4 (6.35%) ITSM
11 4 (6.35%) Migration
11 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.35%) VPN
12 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
12 3 (4.76%) Apple
12 3 (4.76%) HP
12 3 (4.76%) Avaya

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 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (53.97%) MS Office
2 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.35%) VPN
3 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.76%) SAN
3 3 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 2 (3.17%) LAN
4 2 (3.17%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) Skype
5 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Service Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Service Desk Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Support Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (19.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 9 (14.29%) IT Support
6 8 (12.70%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Desktop Support
7 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) IT Technician
8 6 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
9 5 (7.94%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (7.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) IT Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) iPad
1 12 (19.05%) iPhone
2 4 (6.35%) Statistics
3 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 8 (12.70%) Windows 10
3 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Network Management
3 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.35%) ITSM
3 4 (6.35%) Migration
4 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.76%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.59%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) CCNA
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Citrix
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) Apple
4 3 (4.76%) Avaya
4 3 (4.76%) HP
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.17%) Lotus
5 2 (3.17%) Lumension
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) SAP