The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 66 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.12% 19.70% 22.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.14% 72.53% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 14
Median daily rate £263 £375 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £164 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Median hourly rate £8.80 £8.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -39.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Windows
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
86 91 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.16% 27.16% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 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 £180 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
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 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Oxford region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Oxford region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 56 (44.80%) Active Directory
2 47 (37.60%) Windows Server
3 41 (32.80%) Windows 7
3 41 (32.80%) Microsoft
4 35 (28.00%) Linux
5 30 (24.00%) ITIL
6 25 (20.00%) VMware
7 24 (19.20%) MS Office
8 20 (16.00%) Java
9 19 (15.20%) Change Management
9 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (14.40%) IIS
11 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
11 16 (12.80%) Problem Management
12 15 (12.00%) SQL
12 15 (12.00%) Project Management
13 14 (11.20%) Intranet
13 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
13 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
13 14 (11.20%) Windows XP
13 14 (11.20%) DNS
13 14 (11.20%) Analytics
13 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (10.40%) SharePoint
15 12 (9.60%) SCCM
15 12 (9.60%) HTML
15 12 (9.60%) Oracle
15 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (9.60%) Office 365

Windows
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 18 (14.40%) IIS
2 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.40%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (8.80%) Tomcat
6 9 (7.20%) IBM Notes
6 9 (7.20%) SAS
7 8 (6.40%) Apache
7 8 (6.40%) Apache Solr
8 5 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.00%) WordPress
9 3 (2.40%) IBM Domino
9 3 (2.40%) Node.js
9 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.80%) Kentico
11 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (19.20%) MS Office
2 9 (7.20%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.20%) Acrobat
3 4 (3.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.80%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.60%) Office 365
3 10 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (4.00%) Google Analytics
4 5 (4.00%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) DNS
1 14 (11.20%) Intranet
2 7 (5.60%) DHCP
2 7 (5.60%) LAN
2 7 (5.60%) WAN
3 4 (3.20%) Internet
3 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.20%) VPN
4 3 (2.40%) Firewall
4 3 (2.40%) Wireless
5 2 (1.60%) HTTP
5 2 (1.60%) VoIP
6 1 (0.80%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.80%) PBX
6 1 (0.80%) Skype
6 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) Big Data
2 9 (7.20%) HPCC
3 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.80%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.80%) MySQL
6 1 (0.80%) OLAP
6 1 (0.80%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.80%) Power BI
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.80%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Subversion
2 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.60%) JUnit
4 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (8.00%) Publishing
2 7 (5.60%) Back Office
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Local Government
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 19 (15.20%) 2nd Line Support
2 19 (15.20%) Analyst
3 16 (12.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (11.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 14 (11.20%) Windows Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (9.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) Support Analyst
8 10 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 10 (8.00%) Desktop Support
8 10 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Developer
8 10 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 9 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) Administrator
9 9 (7.20%) Data Scientist
9 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.60%) HTML
2 11 (8.80%) CSS
3 10 (8.00%) HTML5
4 7 (5.60%) .NET
5 6 (4.80%) Classic ASP
5 6 (4.80%) Middleware
5 6 (4.80%) RESTful
5 6 (4.80%) Spring
6 5 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.00%) Web Services
7 4 (3.20%) Java EE
8 2 (1.60%) GWT
8 2 (1.60%) jQuery
8 2 (1.60%) Smart GWT
8 2 (1.60%) XML
9 1 (0.80%) Laravel
9 1 (0.80%) REST
9 1 (0.80%) SOAP
9 1 (0.80%) spray
9 1 (0.80%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) CMDB
2 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.00%) Statistics
3 3 (2.40%) Semantic Web
4 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.60%) PMI
4 2 (1.60%) W3C
5 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.80%) EPoS
5 1 (0.80%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.80%) iPad
5 1 (0.80%) iPhone
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.80%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.60%) Windows Server
2 41 (32.80%) Windows 7
3 35 (28.00%) Linux
4 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (11.20%) Windows XP
6 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.60%) Unix
8 7 (5.60%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (4.00%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.20%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.80%) Android
12 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.80%) HPUX
12 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) ITIL
2 19 (15.20%) Change Management
3 16 (12.80%) Problem Management
4 15 (12.00%) Project Management
5 14 (11.20%) Analytics
6 11 (8.80%) Incident Management
7 10 (8.00%) Migration
8 9 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.40%) SEO
9 8 (6.40%) TDD
10 7 (5.60%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.60%) Release Management
11 6 (4.80%) Change Control
11 6 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.80%) Patch Management
11 6 (4.80%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.80%) Web Development
12 5 (4.00%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.00%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.00%) Java
2 15 (12.00%) SQL
3 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.80%) Perl
5 10 (8.00%) C++
5 10 (8.00%) Python
6 9 (7.20%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.20%) R
7 7 (5.60%) PHP
8 6 (4.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.60%) C#
9 2 (1.60%) VB
10 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.40%) Degree
3 7 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.80%) MCSE
5 5 (4.00%) MCITP
5 5 (4.00%) MCTS
6 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.40%) CCNA
7 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.60%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.60%) PMP
9 1 (0.80%) CCDA
9 1 (0.80%) CCDP
9 1 (0.80%) CCIE
9 1 (0.80%) LPIC
9 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) SLA
2 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.40%) QA
4 2 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 56 (44.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.60%) Hyper-V
2 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.80%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.80%) GridGain
4 1 (0.80%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) SCCM
2 6 (4.80%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.20%) DameWare
4 2 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (32.80%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.00%) VMware
3 12 (9.60%) Oracle
4 11 (8.80%) NetApp
5 10 (8.00%) Adobe
5 10 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.40%) Google
6 8 (6.40%) Lotus
6 8 (6.40%) Sophos
7 7 (5.60%) Cisco
7 7 (5.60%) Citrix
8 4 (3.20%) IBM
8 4 (3.20%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (3.20%) Remedy
9 3 (2.40%) Juniper
9 3 (2.40%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.60%) Avaya
10 2 (1.60%) ForgeRock
10 2 (1.60%) HP
10 2 (1.60%) Pega
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
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