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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK / Wales
Rank 49 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.89% 4.17% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.80% 11.48% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 17
Median daily rate £185 £159 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.53% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £139 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £280 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £194
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £16.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.80
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%

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
161 244 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.51% 36.36% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 168 79
Median daily rate £403 £345 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 14
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.00 £16.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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 +7 16 £185 +29.82% 2
North Wales - 2 - - 1
West Wales -14 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
3 31 (54.39%) MS Office
4 21 (36.84%) ITIL
5 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 13 (22.81%) Citrix
7 12 (21.05%) iPhone
7 12 (21.05%) iPad
8 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
8 11 (19.30%) Cisco
9 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
10 9 (15.79%) Network Management
11 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
11 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
11 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
12 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
13 5 (8.77%) CCNA
13 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (8.77%) VMware
13 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (8.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (7.02%) Migration
14 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
15 3 (5.26%) HP
15 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
15 3 (5.26%) Avaya
15 3 (5.26%) SAN
15 3 (5.26%) Apple
15 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery

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 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (54.39%) MS Office
2 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 3 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Support Engineer
3 15 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (22.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 13 (22.81%) Service Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (14.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) Desktop Support
7 6 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) IT Support
9 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
10 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) iPad
1 12 (21.05%) iPhone
2 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
4 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Network Management
3 4 (7.02%) Migration
4 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.26%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.75%) ITSM
5 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.75%) VB
1 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) CCNA
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) Citrix
3 11 (19.30%) Cisco
4 5 (8.77%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) Apple
5 3 (5.26%) Avaya
5 3 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.51%) Lotus
6 2 (3.51%) Lumension
7 1 (1.75%) AppSense
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
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