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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 32 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.16% 11.23% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 34.78% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 4
Median daily rate £198 £139 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.34% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £170 £178
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £195 £170
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £128.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.27% +801.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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
45 92 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.24% 32.28% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 73 38
Median daily rate £450 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £130 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £485 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £55.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.27% +249.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 11 (42.31%) Office 365
4 10 (38.46%) Windows 10
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 7 (26.92%) MS Office
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
7 6 (23.08%) Skype
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (23.08%) Skype for Business
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (23.08%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) DHCP
8 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 5 (19.23%) Line Management
9 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (15.38%) XenApp
9 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
9 4 (15.38%) vSphere
9 4 (15.38%) Fault Analysis
9 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) Citrix
9 4 (15.38%) CMDB
9 4 (15.38%) SCCM
10 3 (11.54%) SCOM

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 6 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Skype
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support
2 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Floorwalker
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Trainer
5 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Trainer
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) CMDB
2 3 (11.54%) BYOD
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Line Management
4 4 (15.38%) Fault Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Design
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (11.54%) MCP
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
2 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) AppDNA
2 3 (11.54%) EdgeSight
2 3 (11.54%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
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