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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 48 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.46% 5.86% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.55% 23.08% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
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£218 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £175 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £288 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.69 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.43% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.16 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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
145 130 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.89% 25.39% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 49
Average daily rate £300 £298 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -25 21 £275 +22.22% 4
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
3 21 (35.59%) Windows XP
4 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.03%) ITIL
6 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
7 11 (18.64%) SCCM
7 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (16.95%) Migration
8 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
8 10 (16.95%) SQL
9 9 (15.25%) MS Office
9 9 (15.25%) Linux
9 9 (15.25%) VMware
9 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (13.56%) DNS
11 7 (11.86%) VPN
11 7 (11.86%) DHCP
11 7 (11.86%) MCSE
11 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (11.86%) Change Management
11 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.86%) Office 365
12 6 (10.17%) Windows Intune
12 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
12 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
12 6 (10.17%) Coaching
12 6 (10.17%) MCITP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (10.17%) OpenROAD
2 5 (8.47%) IIS
3 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.08%) Lync
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.25%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.56%) DNS
3 7 (11.86%) VPN
3 7 (11.86%) DHCP
4 5 (8.47%) LAN
4 5 (8.47%) Internet
4 5 (8.47%) SAN
5 3 (5.08%) WAN
6 2 (3.39%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (3.39%) MPLS
6 2 (3.39%) DSL
7 1 (1.69%) HTTP
7 1 (1.69%) RIP
7 1 (1.69%) VoIP
7 1 (1.69%) OSPF
7 1 (1.69%) BGP
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.69%) Firewall
7 1 (1.69%) Wireless
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
1 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
1 6 (10.17%) Ingres
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Local Government
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Project Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) OpenROAD Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) GIS
2 3 (5.08%) Statistics
3 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) AS400
4 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows XP
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.25%) Linux
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.17%) UNIX
6 6 (10.17%) AIX
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.69%) OS/400
10 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Migration
3 7 (11.86%) Change Management
3 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
4 6 (10.17%) Coaching
5 5 (8.47%) Project Management
5 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
5 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.47%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.08%) User Stories
7 2 (3.39%) Change Control
7 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.39%) Line Management
7 2 (3.39%) Service Management
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.69%) ERP
8 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.47%) VB
4 4 (6.78%) VBScript
5 3 (5.08%) R
6 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) MCSE
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.17%) MCITP
3 5 (8.47%) MCTS
4 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) ISEB
6 1 (1.69%) CCSE
6 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Intune
3 5 (8.47%) SCDPM
3 5 (8.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) McAfee
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) Mitel
5 2 (3.39%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.39%) Apple
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.69%) Juniper
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Dell
6 1 (1.69%) Websense
6 1 (1.69%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.69%) Computacenter
Mold, Clwyd
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Mold, Clwyd
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £9 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Flintshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £90 - £105 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago