Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 31 29
Rank change year-on-year -33 -2 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.40% 4.95% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.74% 20.54% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 17
Cardiff median daily rate £113 £155 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.42% -6.06% -49.23%
10th Percentile £100 £110 £111
90th Percentile £227 £414 £176
South Wales median daily rate £200 £250 £165
% change year-on-year -20.00% +51.52% -30.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 16
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +25.34% -14.08%
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £11.17
% change year-on-year - +16.38% -14.08%

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 155 185 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 18.04% 24.12% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 118 104
Cardiff median daily rate £360 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £137 £137 £147
90th Percentile £475 £475 £538
South Wales median daily rate £360 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 18
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +34.29% -14.08%
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year - -4.92% +17.31%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Clustering
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) NHS
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Service Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Aruba
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR