Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 February 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 54 65
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 70 57 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.87% 3.87% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.94% 16.01% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 23
Wales median daily rate £194 £165 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -45.00% +87.50%
10th Percentile £110 £124 £135
90th Percentile £415 £210 £400
UK median daily rate £190 £180 £200
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 24
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £11.17 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.38% -12.39% -1.92%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £19.50 £16.38 £16.26
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 319 356 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.20% 24.17% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 244 276
Wales median daily rate £383 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £140 £161 £163
90th Percentile £488 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 36
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +0.40% -6.04%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £37.62 £61.25 £16.44
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +3.13%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Wales

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Wales

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Wales over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Wales

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Wales

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Wales over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Wales

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
South Wales +11 65 £194 +17.42% 9
North Wales +2 3 - -
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 39 (55.71%) Windows 10
5 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
5 22 (31.43%) ITIL
6 20 (28.57%) SCCM
7 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (21.43%) VMware
9 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 14 (20.00%) Office 365
10 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
10 13 (18.57%) Migration
11 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (14.29%) DNS
12 10 (14.29%) DHCP
13 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (12.86%) Firewall
14 8 (11.43%) Symantec
14 8 (11.43%) McAfee
14 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
14 8 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
15 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (10.00%) IIS
15 7 (10.00%) Degree

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) IIS
3 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.29%) FileNet
5 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.29%) DHCP
2 10 (14.29%) DNS
3 9 (12.86%) Firewall
4 6 (8.57%) VLAN
5 4 (5.71%) LAN
5 4 (5.71%) SAN
5 4 (5.71%) VPN
5 4 (5.71%) VSAN
5 4 (5.71%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) Internet
6 3 (4.29%) Skype
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (1.43%) ATM
8 1 (1.43%) PBX
8 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.43%) Wireless
8 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.86%) MSI
3 1 (1.43%) Hudson
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) IT Technician
4 9 (12.86%) Desktop Support
5 8 (11.43%) IT Support
6 7 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Support Technician
7 6 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Driving Licence
1 4 (5.71%) NHS
2 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.43%) EPoS
2 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (55.71%) Windows 10
3 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
5 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.29%) Linux
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) ITIL
2 13 (18.57%) Migration
3 5 (7.14%) Defect Management
3 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 5 (7.14%) UML
4 4 (5.71%) High Availability
4 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
4 4 (5.71%) ITSM
4 4 (5.71%) Security Hardening
4 4 (5.71%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.29%) BCP
5 3 (4.29%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (4.29%) Disk Encryption
5 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.29%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.86%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) C#
2 5 (7.14%) C++
2 5 (7.14%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.00%) Degree
4 6 (8.57%) MCSE
5 4 (5.71%) HNC
6 3 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.86%) MCITP
7 2 (2.86%) MCTS
8 1 (1.43%) MCDST
8 1 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 45 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (7.14%) vSphere
5 4 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (4.29%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (28.57%) SCCM
2 8 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 5 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.14%) WSUS
5 4 (5.71%) SCOM
5 4 (5.71%) vCenter Server
6 3 (4.29%) Nagios
7 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) McAfee
3 8 (11.43%) Symantec
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco
4 4 (5.71%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) IBM
5 3 (4.29%) Becrypt
5 3 (4.29%) Citrix
5 3 (4.29%) Remedy
5 3 (4.29%) Samsung
6 2 (2.86%) Apple
6 2 (2.86%) Aruba
6 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.86%) Lumension
6 2 (2.86%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.43%) Dell
7 1 (1.43%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (1.43%) Lotus
7 1 (1.43%) SAP