Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 31 74
Rank change year-on-year -4 +43 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 47 65 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.80% 5.69% 2.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 24.71% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 24
South Wales median daily rate £156 £156 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -51.92% +79.31%
10th Percentile £110 £107 £162
90th Percentile £288 £200 £400
Wales median daily rate £175 £163 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -50.00% +85.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 11
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -17.86% +12.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.75 £14.75 £18.00
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year +13.04% - -8.00%

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 235 263 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 23.98% 23.01% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 154 193
South Wales median daily rate £325 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +6.90% +11.54%
10th Percentile £130 £147 £263
90th Percentile £475 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 22
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.72 £10.28
90th Percentile £20.36 £61.25 £22.00
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.76% -15.24%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -21 29 £137 -16.34% 7
Newport +23 11 £175 - 2
Monmouthshire - 3 £185 -
Caerphilly - 1 £250 -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Windows 7
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
3 24 (51.06%) Windows 10
4 17 (36.17%) ITIL
5 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.40%) SCCM
6 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
7 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
9 6 (12.77%) VMware
9 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (10.64%) Degree
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
11 4 (8.51%) Office 365
11 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
11 4 (8.51%) iPhone
11 4 (8.51%) ITSM
11 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (8.51%) NHS
11 4 (8.51%) Symantec
11 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (8.51%) SAP
11 4 (8.51%) SQL
12 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
12 3 (6.38%) DHCP
12 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
12 3 (6.38%) DNS

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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DHCP
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) Skype
2 2 (4.26%) VLAN
2 2 (4.26%) VSAN
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) PBX
3 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Support Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) IT Technician
4 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support
5 7 (14.89%) IT Support
5 7 (14.89%) Service Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Support Technician
7 5 (10.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (10.64%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Support
9 3 (6.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) iPhone
1 4 (8.51%) NHS
2 3 (6.38%) FMCG
2 3 (6.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows 10
3 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) ITSM
4 3 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.26%) Defect Management
5 2 (4.26%) High Availability
5 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.26%) Network Management
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.26%) Security Hardening
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.26%) Statistics
5 2 (4.26%) UML
5 2 (4.26%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.13%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) C++
2 2 (4.26%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.26%) HNC
5 2 (4.26%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) MCDST
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.38%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) BitLocker
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.26%) SCOM
4 2 (4.26%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) Symantec
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) McAfee
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Lumension
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Lotus