Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 20 74
Rank change year-on-year -20 +54 -48
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 65 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 2.37% 6.84% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.89% 25.10% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 38 14
Median daily rate £160 £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £117 £104 £102
90th Percentile £174 £429 £310
Wales median daily rate £138 £225 £188
% change year-on-year -38.89% +20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £10.55 £13.27 £11.24
90th Percentile £22.05 £18.94 £18.15
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -22.58% +19.23% -1.89%

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 101 259 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.72% 27.26% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 159 186
Median daily rate £319 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £122 £130 £158
90th Percentile £525 £551 £525
Wales median daily rate £343 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -14.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 21
Median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.88% +32.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.84 £10.13
90th Percentile £25.00 £41.55 £18.75
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £12.75
% change year-on-year -24.64% +35.29% -7.27%

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 21 January 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
Cardiff -12 6 £162 +24.71%
Newport +2 2 £115 -48.89%
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 2 - -
Bridgend -1 1 - -
Windows 7
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 10
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) Office 365
4 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) ITSM
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
6 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
6 3 (27.27%) Ivanti
6 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 1 (9.09%) NHS
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) Intel
8 1 (9.09%) LAN
8 1 (9.09%) WAN
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (9.09%) Xerox
8 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
8 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
8 1 (9.09%) Public Sector

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 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Floorwalker
2 3 (27.27%) Trainer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Rollout Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Ivanti
1 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) Xerox