Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 40 40
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 15 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 1.56% 2.85% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.40% 17.24% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 26
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £164 £142
Median % change year-on-year +82.65% +15.97% -54.68%
Wales median daily rate £300 £175 £170
% change year-on-year +71.43% +2.94% -45.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 17
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.00
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.48%
Wales median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.48%

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 119 87 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.51% 16.51% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 241
10th Percentile £169 £131 £133
25th Percentile £286 £173 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £479 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +27.73% - -
75th Percentile £509 £415 £488
90th Percentile £650 £514 £575
Wales median daily rate £475 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.00% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 49
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.50 £10.91
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.89 £11.80
Median hourly rate £21.25 £14.00 £14.70
Median % change year-on-year +51.79% -4.76% +17.74%
75th Percentile £39.60 £17.06 £42.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £19.35 £42.10
Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £14.70
% change year-on-year +41.38% -1.36% +19.27%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in South Wales.

Daily rate trend for Windows 7 in South Wales

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in South Wales.

Hourly rate trend 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 27 July 2021. 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
Newport -6 4 - -
Cardiff -11 3 £300 +135.99%
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 2 - -
Caerphilly -2 1 - -
Windows 7
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (20.00%) Ivanti
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
6 1 (10.00%) PowerApps
6 1 (10.00%) Power Automate
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (10.00%) Power BI
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (10.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Power Automate
2 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (10.00%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Floorwalker
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Trainer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Build Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) Ivanti
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft