Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 13 55
Rank change year-on-year -21 +42 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.54% 8.29% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.08% 35.61% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 23
Cardiff median daily rate £137 £164 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.34% -49.62% +79.31%
10th Percentile £110 £101 £155
90th Percentile £378 £174 £400
South Wales median daily rate £156 £156 £325
% change year-on-year - -51.92% +79.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -28.13% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.75 £11.88
90th Percentile £18.75 £16.38 £19.00
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -17.86% +12.00%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 152 132 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 23.79% 23.28% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 85 152
Cardiff median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +11.55%
10th Percentile £130 £147 £258
90th Percentile £450 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £325 £388 £363
% change year-on-year -16.13% +6.90% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 7
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.09% -28.13% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.65 £12.10
90th Percentile £19.13 £15.40 £26.40
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71% +12.00%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Cardiff

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Cardiff

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Cardiff

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) ITIL
3 13 (44.83%) Windows 10
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) ITSM
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) iPhone
6 4 (13.79%) Office 365
7 3 (10.34%) iPad
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (10.34%) SCCM
7 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (10.34%) NHS
7 3 (10.34%) VMware
7 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
8 2 (6.90%) UML
8 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.90%) C#
8 2 (6.90%) C++
8 2 (6.90%) Java
8 2 (6.90%) .NET
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Incident Management

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) IT Technician
2 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Service Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) IT Support
5 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
6 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (13.79%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Support Technician
7 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) iPhone
2 3 (10.34%) iPad
2 3 (10.34%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows 10
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) ITSM
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Network Management
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) Statistics
3 2 (6.90%) UML
4 1 (3.45%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C#
1 2 (6.90%) C++
1 2 (6.90%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Apple