The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 44 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.59% 6.43% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.83% 30.56% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 2
Median daily rate £150 £223 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.58% +1.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Windows 7
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.47% 21.05% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 21
Median daily rate £350 £331 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +27.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +1.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.95%) MS Office
4 11 (28.95%) ITIL
5 9 (23.68%) Office 365
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
6 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
6 8 (21.05%) Fault Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
7 7 (18.42%) VMware
7 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
7 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.16%) Change Management
8 5 (13.16%) Finance
8 5 (13.16%) DNS
8 5 (13.16%) Line Management
8 5 (13.16%) CMDB
9 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
9 4 (10.53%) SCCM
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
9 4 (10.53%) Citrix
9 4 (10.53%) NetApp
9 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 15 (39.47%) Desktop Support
3 12 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (28.95%) Desktop Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 10 (26.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (23.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (23.68%) Analyst
7 8 (21.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 8 (21.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (21.05%) Support Analyst
8 7 (18.42%) Floorwalker
9 6 (15.79%) Rollout Engineer
10 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
11 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (7.89%) Deskside Support
12 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) CMDB
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.63%) Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Fault Analysis
2 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) Line Management
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) MCITP
2 3 (7.89%) MCP
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) MCTS
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Fortinet