Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 23 33
Rank change year-on-year -55 +10 +33
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 25 61 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.75% 6.22% 5.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.99% 24.70% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 26
South Wales median daily rate £185 £175 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.70% +6.06% -49.23%
10th Percentile £101 £112 £109
90th Percentile £269 £366 £196
Wales median daily rate £169 £175 £165
% change year-on-year -3.59% +6.06% -49.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 22
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £11.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.69% -12.81%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.17 £10.27
90th Percentile £18.08 £18.75 £16.71
Wales median hourly rate £12.41 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -4.52% +13.04% -

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 278 247 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.47% 25.18% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 150 153
South Wales median daily rate £391 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.38% -16.67% +10.64%
10th Percentile £188 £130 £157
90th Percentile £525 £476 £538
Wales median daily rate £388 £343 £400
% change year-on-year +13.14% -14.38% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 35
South Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +21.74% -9.80%
10th Percentile £10.13 £11.17 £9.72
90th Percentile £42.00 £20.76 £61.25
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% +8.23%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 -42 11 £146 -2.50% 1
Newport -19 7 £200 +8.11% 2
Caerphilly +3 3 £100 -60.00%
Torfaen - 2 - - 1
Monmouthshire -1 1 - -
Windows 7
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (32.00%) Office 365
6 7 (28.00%) SCCM
7 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) HP
8 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 4 (16.00%) Migration
9 4 (16.00%) SAN
9 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (16.00%) Skype
9 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
9 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (12.00%) VPN
10 3 (12.00%) SharePoint

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 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) Skype
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) IT Support
2 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.00%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Server Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Aruba
3 2 (8.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (4.00%) Acronis
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Intel
4 1 (4.00%) Lumension
4 1 (4.00%) Samsung
4 1 (4.00%) VMware