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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 36 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.00% 4.42% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.28% 26.60% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
Average daily rate
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£160 £163 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £135 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £395 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £263
% change year-on-year
- -23.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £12.68 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.78% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.40 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £16.16 £26.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.16 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-9.27% -0.85%
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
137 94 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.03% 16.64% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 53 39
Average daily rate £306 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £174 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £16.16 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 March 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
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 March 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 -7 19 £178 +9.23% 3
North Wales 0 15 £160 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Windows XP
3 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
4 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 15 (22.73%) ITIL
5 12 (18.18%) SCCM
6 10 (15.15%) Linux
6 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (13.64%) MS Office
7 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
7 9 (13.64%) Migration
8 8 (12.12%) Citrix
8 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (10.61%) VoIP
9 7 (10.61%) Java
10 6 (9.09%) Change Management
10 6 (9.09%) SQL
10 6 (9.09%) IBM Notes
10 6 (9.09%) Lotus
10 6 (9.09%) Adobe
10 6 (9.09%) iSeries
11 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
11 5 (7.58%) Coaching
11 5 (7.58%) DNS
11 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
11 5 (7.58%) OpenROAD
11 5 (7.58%) Ingres
11 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 5 (7.58%) OpenROAD
3 4 (6.06%) Lync
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Office
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) VoIP
2 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.58%) DNS
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) DHCP
3 3 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) HTTP
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 2 (3.03%) VPN
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.52%) MPLS
5 1 (1.52%) OSPF
5 1 (1.52%) BGP
5 1 (1.52%) DSL
5 1 (1.52%) Wireless
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Ingres
1 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MSI
1 3 (4.55%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Desktop Support
2 11 (16.67%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (10.61%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.06%) PC Support
7 4 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) OpenROAD Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.55%) Developer
8 3 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) iSeries
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.03%) Statistics
3 2 (3.03%) GIS
3 2 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Windows XP
3 10 (15.15%) Linux
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.58%) AIX
6 5 (7.58%) UNIX
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.03%) OS/400
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Migration
3 6 (9.09%) Change Management
4 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.58%) Coaching
5 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.55%) User Stories
6 3 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.03%) Validation
7 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.03%) IT Governance
7 2 (3.03%) Service Management
7 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.52%) ERP
8 1 (1.52%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.52%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) Java
2 6 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) VBScript
4 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.55%) MCSE
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) MCP
2 2 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (1.52%) CCNP
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.52%) CCSE
3 1 (1.52%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.52%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Citrix
3 6 (9.09%) Adobe
3 6 (9.09%) Lotus
4 5 (7.58%) VMware
5 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.06%) Apple
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) AppSense
7 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.03%) IBM
7 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.03%) McAfee
8 1 (1.52%) Websense
8 1 (1.52%) Juniper
8 1 (1.52%) SAP
8 1 (1.52%) Dell
8 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.52%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
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