Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 27 20
Rank change year-on-year -40 -7 +34
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.35% 5.46% 7.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.74% 22.37% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 17
Cardiff median daily rate £155 £150 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% -49.23%
10th Percentile £98 £113 £98
90th Percentile £293 £387 £174
South Wales median daily rate £185 £175 £165
% change year-on-year +5.70% +6.06% -49.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 15
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +21.74% -28.13%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £17.18 £18.75 £19.15
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year - +13.04% -14.81%

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 178 152 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.02% 24.40% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 94 84
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £324 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.92% -15.15% +8.93%
10th Percentile £200 £130 £152
90th Percentile £488 £450 £550
South Wales median daily rate £395 £325 £390
% change year-on-year +21.54% -16.67% +8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 20
Cardiff median hourly rate £12.14 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +26.09% -28.13%
10th Percentile £10.73 £11.30 £10.73
90th Percentile £121.75 £19.88 £17.15
South Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +16.67% -11.11%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018, 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
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Office 365
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
7 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
8 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation

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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 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 Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Application Discovery
2 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Aruba
3 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
3 1 (8.33%) VMware