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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.77% 6.85% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.84% 30.49% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
Median daily rate £135 £165 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
69 82 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.00% 22.47% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £180.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (30.00%) Fault Analysis
5 9 (30.00%) VMware
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 7 (23.33%) DNS
7 7 (23.33%) NetApp
8 6 (20.00%) MS Office
8 6 (20.00%) Change Management
8 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
9 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
9 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 5 (16.67%) SLA
9 5 (16.67%) DHCP
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
9 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 4 (13.33%) Office 365
10 4 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance

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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (43.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 13 (43.33%) Desktop Support
2 13 (43.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 12 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (36.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 10 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 10 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (23.33%) Floorwalker
7 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (20.00%) Analyst
7 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
9 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (13.33%) Administrator
9 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (13.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Fault Analysis
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) NetApp
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco