Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 April 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 37 34
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 40 66 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.91% 4.95% 4.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.03% 23.74% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 16
South Wales median daily rate £194 £250 £166
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +50.38% -13.64%
10th Percentile £100 £110 £113
90th Percentile £325 £426 £193
Wales median daily rate £188 £250 £166
% change year-on-year -25.00% +50.38% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 22
South Wales median hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +16.38% -10.64%
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.75 £10.79
90th Percentile £18.00 £18.00 £20.31
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.17
% change year-on-year -3.85% +16.38% -10.64%

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 307 278 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.33% 20.84% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 180 140
South Wales median daily rate £360 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £149 £150 £154
90th Percentile £575 £502 £508
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 34
South Wales median hourly rate £14.14 £13.50 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% -5.92% +10.38%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £46.00 £39.50 £77.50
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in South Wales

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in South Wales

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in South Wales

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in South Wales

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in South Wales

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -19 13 £106 -44.08% 1
Newport -16 12 £225 -10.00%
Torfaen +3 5 - -
Bridgend -6 3 £425 -
Monmouthshire - 3 £178 - 1
Caerphilly +1 2 £100 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £143 -
Windows 7
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 27 (67.50%) Windows 10
3 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (40.00%) SCCM
5 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (20.00%) ITIL
6 8 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (17.50%) Office 365
7 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (15.00%) Skype
8 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
9 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco
10 4 (10.00%) Citrix
10 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
11 3 (7.50%) iPhone
11 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
11 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 3 (7.50%) VMware
11 3 (7.50%) Apple
11 3 (7.50%) NHS
11 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (7.50%) SQL

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Skype
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) FTP
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support
3 8 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 8 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (17.50%) Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Service Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (10.00%) IT Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) IT Support
7 4 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) iPhone
1 3 (7.50%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Windows 10
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Android
7 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
1 8 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.50%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (2.50%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) Apple
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Acronis
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Intel
6 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.50%) Samsung