Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 39 43
Rank change year-on-year -39 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 35 59 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.10% 4.78% 5.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.92% 20.34% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 32
Wales median daily rate £185 £175 £156
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.70% +12.00% -51.92%
10th Percentile £103 £110 £103
90th Percentile £322 £343 £196
UK median daily rate £200 £180 £185
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 22
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £13.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +13.04% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.03
90th Percentile £18.38 £18.75 £14.70
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £15.13 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.86% +4.31% -4.92%

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 353 290 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.14% 23.48% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 184 204
Wales median daily rate £375 £342 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.81% -14.63% +10.34%
10th Percentile £182 £130 £157
90th Percentile £525 £479 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 31 47
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.96% +12.00% +7.76%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.25 £10.15
90th Percentile £42.00 £20.00 £37.40
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
% change year-on-year - +7.43% -1.27%

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 16 November 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
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 16 November 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 -35 27 £194 +24.00% 9
North Wales -3 6 - -
Mid Wales - 2 £125 -
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) Windows 10
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
6 10 (28.57%) SCCM
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL
7 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (20.00%) Office 365
8 7 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
9 6 (17.14%) DNS
10 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 5 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (14.29%) Citrix
10 5 (14.29%) Apple
11 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
11 4 (11.43%) SAN
11 4 (11.43%) DHCP
11 4 (11.43%) HP
11 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
11 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
11 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
11 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (8.57%) Skype
12 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business

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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) Skype
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MSI
2 2 (5.71%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) IT Support
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 5 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows 10
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Application Discovery
6 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.86%) Break/Fix
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) ITSM
7 1 (2.86%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Apple
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Aruba
4 2 (5.71%) Ivanti
4 2 (5.71%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.86%) Lumension
5 1 (2.86%) Samsung
5 1 (2.86%) VMware