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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 34 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 37 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.11% 5.18% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.50% 19.62% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £244 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £118 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £349 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £290 £263
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 2
Average hourly rate £12.13 £14.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.87 £13.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £18.00 £14.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
151 158 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.86% 26.38% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 90 38
Average daily rate £325 £293 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £13.00 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £18.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 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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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 -5 35 £168 -31.28% 6
West Wales - 2 £308 -
North Wales - - - - 2
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
3 28 (37.84%) Windows XP
4 19 (25.68%) MS Excel
4 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
5 14 (18.92%) ITIL
5 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
6 12 (16.22%) MS Office
6 12 (16.22%) Project Management
7 11 (14.86%) SQL
7 11 (14.86%) SCCM
7 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (13.51%) AIX
8 10 (13.51%) Linux
8 10 (13.51%) Ingres
8 10 (13.51%) DHCP
8 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
8 10 (13.51%) DNS
8 10 (13.51%) SAN
9 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (12.16%) VPN
9 9 (12.16%) Office 365
9 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
10 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
10 8 (10.81%) Windows Intune
10 8 (10.81%) MCSE
10 8 (10.81%) UNIX
10 8 (10.81%) MCITP
10 8 (10.81%) VMware

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (9.46%) IIS
1 7 (9.46%) OpenROAD
2 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.70%) Lync
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (25.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.22%) MS Office
3 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) DHCP
1 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
1 10 (13.51%) DNS
1 10 (13.51%) SAN
2 9 (12.16%) VPN
3 7 (9.46%) Internet
4 5 (6.76%) VoIP
5 4 (5.41%) LAN
6 3 (4.05%) WAN
7 1 (1.35%) Firewall
7 1 (1.35%) DSL
7 1 (1.35%) MPLS
7 1 (1.35%) PABX
7 1 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Ingres
2 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MSI
1 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Local Government
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.11%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Change Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) GIS
2 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.35%) Statistics
3 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) NHS
3 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (37.84%) Windows XP
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.51%) AIX
4 10 (13.51%) Linux
5 8 (10.81%) UNIX
6 7 (9.46%) Windows 8
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Project Management
3 8 (10.81%) Migration
4 7 (9.46%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.76%) Quality Management
5 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.76%) Change Management
6 4 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.05%) Data Management
7 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.05%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.70%) Change Control
8 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.35%) Network Design
9 1 (1.35%) Critical Path Analysis
9 1 (1.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.76%) VBScript
4 3 (4.05%) VB
4 3 (4.05%) C
4 3 (4.05%) R
5 1 (1.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) MCSE
3 8 (10.81%) MCITP
4 7 (9.46%) MCTS
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) CCA
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.05%) XenApp
3 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Intune
3 7 (9.46%) SCDPM
3 7 (9.46%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.35%) MOM
4 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) VMware
3 7 (9.46%) McAfee
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco
4 5 (6.76%) Citrix
5 4 (5.41%) HP
5 4 (5.41%) Dell
5 4 (5.41%) Mitel
6 2 (2.70%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.70%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.70%) AppSense
7 1 (1.35%) Sophos
7 1 (1.35%) Remedy
7 1 (1.35%) NetApp
7 1 (1.35%) Lotus
7 1 (1.35%) Lumension
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £100 - 140 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Holywell, Clwyd
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £90 - £105 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Holywell, Clwyd
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £90 - £105 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £100 - 140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 8 days ago