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 3 months to 27 June 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 17 53
Rank change year-on-year -24 +36  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.62% 7.77% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.22% 25.69% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 3
Median daily rate £179 £135 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.40% -20.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -16.00% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Median hourly rate £12.25 £11.54 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.17% -11.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.80 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.75 £15.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.81 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.47% +1.66%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 137 144 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.66% 30.25% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 86 90
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £125 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +2.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.88 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £20.40 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -16 8 £195 +30.00% 1
Newport 0 3 £179 +32.40%
Caerphilly -4 1 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - - 1
Windows 7
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) ITIL
5 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 9 (26.47%) CCNA
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
6 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (20.59%) VMware
9 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (11.76%) Migration
12 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
12 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
12 3 (8.82%) Citrix
13 2 (5.88%) C
13 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
13 2 (5.88%) ITSM
13 2 (5.88%) SCCM
13 2 (5.88%) Time Management
13 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
14 1 (2.94%) ThinApp
14 1 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
14 1 (2.94%) Samsung
14 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter

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 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Support Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Service Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) OCX
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.88%) ITSM
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) Contact Management
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.94%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VB
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CCNA
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) AppSense
5 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) Samsung
5 1 (2.94%) Veeam
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