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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 27 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.76% 5.23% 8.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.99% 22.78% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 5
Median daily rate £135 £150 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £128 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £196 £153
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £17.20 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £148.00 £16.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -
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
81 79 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.46% 22.97% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 22
Median daily rate £356 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £144 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 18
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.67 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £180.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 June 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 June 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 19 (45.24%) ITIL
4 16 (38.10%) Change Management
4 16 (38.10%) Problem Management
5 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (28.57%) Project Management
6 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.19%) VMware
8 10 (23.81%) SCCM
8 10 (23.81%) CMDB
9 9 (21.43%) DNS
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (19.05%) NetApp
11 7 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
11 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
12 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (14.29%) DHCP
12 6 (14.29%) MS Office
12 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
12 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
13 5 (11.90%) Office 365
14 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (9.52%) Patch Management
14 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (9.52%) Management Information System

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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (2.38%) Skype
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
General
1 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Desktop Support
4 10 (23.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (19.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 8 (19.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (14.29%) Analyst
9 5 (11.90%) Floorwalker
9 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (11.90%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (9.52%) Support Technician
10 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
11 3 (7.14%) Administrator
11 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) CMDB
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.38%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) ITIL
2 16 (38.10%) Change Management
2 16 (38.10%) Problem Management
3 12 (28.57%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
4 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.52%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Change Control
8 1 (2.38%) Information Security
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.38%) Release Management
8 1 (2.38%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.14%) MCITP
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
2 3 (7.14%) MCTS
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) DameWare
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) NetApp
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) Avaya
5 2 (4.76%) Lotus
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) Sophos