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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 21 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.41% 4.45% 11.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.18% 16.48% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
Median daily rate £225 £165 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £128 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £148
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £16.50 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £16.50 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.02 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.80% -3.85%
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
85 91 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.25% 27.00% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 72 18
Median daily rate £325 £375 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £165 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 19
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £8.48 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) ITIL
2 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
3 16 (39.02%) Change Management
3 16 (39.02%) Problem Management
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) Project Management
5 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (24.39%) SCCM
6 10 (24.39%) CMDB
6 10 (24.39%) VMware
6 10 (24.39%) DNS
7 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (19.51%) NetApp
8 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
8 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
9 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
9 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
9 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (14.63%) DHCP
9 6 (14.63%) MS Office
9 6 (14.63%) NetBackup
10 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
10 5 (12.20%) Office 365
10 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.20%) Fault Analysis
11 4 (9.76%) Patch Management
11 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (9.76%) Back Office

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 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) DNS
2 6 (14.63%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) VoIP
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.44%) PBX
4 1 (2.44%) Skype
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (9.76%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (31.71%) Support Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Desktop Support
4 9 (21.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 7 (17.07%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 7 (17.07%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Analyst
7 6 (14.63%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (9.76%) Support Technician
9 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Administrator
10 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
10 3 (7.32%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) CMDB
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) ITIL
2 16 (39.02%) Change Management
2 16 (39.02%) Problem Management
3 12 (29.27%) Project Management
4 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
5 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Fault Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.76%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.44%) Change Control
8 1 (2.44%) Information Security
8 1 (2.44%) Migration
8 1 (2.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.44%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.44%) Release Management
8 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.44%) Time Management
8 1 (2.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCITP
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) MCTS
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) Samba
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) SCCM
2 6 (14.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.44%) DameWare
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) NetApp
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Avaya
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Lotus
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) Sophos