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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.45% 11.69% 10.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.48% 45.76% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -55.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £105 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £148 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £13.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +12.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.42 £15.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year
-3.85% +1.26%
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
91 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.00% 25.54% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 18 20
Average daily rate £375 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £110 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £11.29 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) MS Office
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) SCCM
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) WordPress
7 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.00%) Altiris
7 3 (15.00%) CentOS
7 3 (15.00%) vSphere
7 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
7 3 (15.00%) Dell KACE
7 3 (15.00%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
9 1 (5.00%) NFS
9 1 (5.00%) SLA
9 1 (5.00%) NetApp
9 1 (5.00%) Novell

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) WordPress
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) PC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.00%) CentOS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) ITSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) NFS
3 1 (5.00%) Samba
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) Altiris
4 3 (15.00%) Dell KACE
4 3 (15.00%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Novell
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
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