Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 49 32
Rank change year-on-year -22 -17 +38
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 34 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.31% 3.74% 5.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.14% 16.42% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 21
Wales median daily rate £250 £180 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% +33.33% -47.32%
10th Percentile £108 £106 £85
90th Percentile £363 £243 £350
UK median daily rate £225 £179 £200
% change year-on-year +25.52% -10.38% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 23
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £11.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.17% - -4.17%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.50 £9.89
90th Percentile £15.54 £22.79 £14.65
UK median hourly rate £16.36 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.81% - -3.33%

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 280 274 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.01% 22.78% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 188 163
Wales median daily rate £395 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £184 £136 £135
90th Percentile £550 £488 £514
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 54
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £77.50 £19.35
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +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 6 months to 17 August 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 17 August 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 -20 33 £250 +42.86% 7
North Wales -6 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
3 18 (52.94%) Windows 10
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
6 10 (29.41%) SCCM
7 9 (26.47%) DNS
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
8 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 8 (23.53%) DHCP
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
10 6 (17.65%) Migration
10 6 (17.65%) McAfee
10 6 (17.65%) Citrix
10 6 (17.65%) Office 365
10 6 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
11 5 (14.71%) VPN
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
12 4 (11.76%) Firewall
12 4 (11.76%) VMware
12 4 (11.76%) MCSA

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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
3 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.71%) VPN
5 4 (11.76%) Firewall
5 4 (11.76%) SAN
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Support Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Desktop Support
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) IT Support
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) CESG
1 3 (8.82%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) PDA
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows 10
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.82%) Disk Encryption
4 3 (8.82%) High Availability
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Software Deployment
4 3 (8.82%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) Application Discovery
5 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) CAD
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.94%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
3 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Citrix
2 6 (17.65%) McAfee
3 4 (11.76%) Aruba
3 4 (11.76%) HP
3 4 (11.76%) NETGEAR
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Becrypt
4 3 (8.82%) Remedy
4 3 (8.82%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
6 1 (2.94%) Avid