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 3 months to 28 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 21 59
Rank change year-on-year -18 +38  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 20 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.24% 7.22% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.74% 22.86% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 4
Median daily rate £195 £135 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £84 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £385 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -16.00% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.97 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.06 £16.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.65 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +1.66%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 157 175 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.45% 31.59% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 214 205
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £117 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £564 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 47
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.10 £16.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -21 14 £179 +32.40% 3
North Wales +3 5 - - 1
West Wales -3 1 £475 - 1
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) ITIL
5 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
5 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
6 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (22.50%) CCNA
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (20.00%) VMware
8 8 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (17.50%) Citrix
10 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
11 4 (10.00%) Migration
11 4 (10.00%) SCCM
12 3 (7.50%) Office 365
12 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
12 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
12 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
12 3 (7.50%) VPN
12 3 (7.50%) Lotus
13 2 (5.00%) C
13 2 (5.00%) SLA
13 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (5.00%) ITSM
13 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
1 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.50%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) ITSM
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Change Control
5 1 (2.50%) Contact Management
5 1 (2.50%) CRM
5 1 (2.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
5 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) CCNA
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) ThinApp
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco
3 8 (20.00%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Lotus
6 1 (2.50%) Apple
6 1 (2.50%) AppSense
6 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.50%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) Samsung
6 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.50%) Veeam
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas
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