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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 40 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.66% 16.71% 18.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 72.50% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 8
Median daily rate £275 £400 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £131 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 13
Median hourly rate £8.80 £13.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.08% -4.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
72 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.99% 23.05% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 14
Median daily rate £325 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £166 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 15
Median hourly rate £15.65 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £180.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 July 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 53 (58.24%) Active Directory
2 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
3 38 (41.76%) Windows Server
4 34 (37.36%) Windows 7
5 30 (32.97%) VMware
6 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (25.27%) MS Exchange
8 21 (23.08%) MS Office
9 18 (19.78%) Linux
10 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (17.58%) NetApp
11 16 (17.58%) DNS
11 16 (17.58%) ITIL
12 14 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (13.19%) Change Management
13 12 (13.19%) Migration
13 12 (13.19%) SQL
13 12 (13.19%) Citrix
14 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
14 11 (12.09%) Oracle
14 11 (12.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (12.09%) Office 365
15 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (10.99%) MCSE
15 10 (10.99%) Hyper-V
15 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
15 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (10.99%) Incident Management
16 9 (9.89%) Problem Management
16 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure

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 23 (25.27%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
4 9 (9.89%) IIS
5 8 (8.79%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.49%) WordPress
7 3 (3.30%) Apache
7 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.20%) SAS
8 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.10%) Kentico
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) MS Office
2 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Office 365
2 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) DNS
2 9 (9.89%) Intranet
3 8 (8.79%) DHCP
4 5 (5.49%) LAN
4 5 (5.49%) WAN
5 2 (2.20%) Firewall
5 2 (2.20%) Internet
5 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.20%) VoIP
6 1 (1.10%) VPN
6 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.20%) Big Data
3 2 (2.20%) HPCC
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.49%) Subversion
2 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.20%) JUnit
General
1 4 (4.40%) Publishing
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
6 13 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 13 (14.29%) Support Analyst
7 12 (13.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) Desktop Engineer
8 11 (12.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (12.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 11 (12.09%) Desktop Support
8 11 (12.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (10.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (10.99%) Administrator
9 10 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (10.99%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (10.99%) Systems Support
9 10 (10.99%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) HTML
2 5 (5.49%) CSS
2 5 (5.49%) HTML5
3 4 (4.40%) .NET
3 4 (4.40%) Java EE
3 4 (4.40%) Web Services
4 3 (3.30%) Classic ASP
5 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.20%) GWT
5 2 (2.20%) Middleware
5 2 (2.20%) RESTful
5 2 (2.20%) Smart GWT
5 2 (2.20%) Spring
6 1 (1.10%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.20%) PMI
2 2 (2.20%) W3C
3 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.10%) CMDB
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.10%) EPoS
3 1 (1.10%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.10%) iPad
3 1 (1.10%) iPhone
3 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.10%) NHS
3 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.76%) Windows Server
2 34 (37.36%) Windows 7
3 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (19.78%) Linux
5 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.89%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.79%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.59%) Unix
10 5 (5.49%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) ITIL
2 12 (13.19%) Change Management
2 12 (13.19%) Migration
3 11 (12.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (10.99%) Incident Management
5 9 (9.89%) Problem Management
5 9 (9.89%) Project Management
6 8 (8.79%) Fault Analysis
7 6 (6.59%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.40%) TDD
9 3 (3.30%) Change Control
9 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.30%) Release Management
9 3 (3.30%) SEO
10 2 (2.20%) Analytics
10 2 (2.20%) Contingency Planning
10 2 (2.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) SQL
2 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.79%) Java
4 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.30%) C++
5 3 (3.30%) Perl
6 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.20%) Python
6 2 (2.20%) R
7 1 (1.10%) C#
7 1 (1.10%) PHP
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.99%) MCSE
3 5 (5.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (5.49%) MCITP
3 5 (5.49%) MCTS
4 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.20%) CCNA
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.20%) Degree
5 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.20%) PMP
6 1 (1.10%) CCDA
6 1 (1.10%) CCDP
6 1 (1.10%) CCIE
6 1 (1.10%) CCNP
6 1 (1.10%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.10%) MCP
6 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 53 (58.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.99%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.79%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.20%) vSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.10%) GridGain
6 1 (1.10%) XenApp
6 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.40%) SCCM
3 3 (3.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.10%) DameWare
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.97%) VMware
3 16 (17.58%) NetApp
4 12 (13.19%) Citrix
5 11 (12.09%) Oracle
6 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.40%) Cisco
7 4 (4.40%) Remedy
7 4 (4.40%) Sophos
8 3 (3.30%) Avaya
8 3 (3.30%) Google
8 3 (3.30%) Juniper
8 3 (3.30%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.20%) EMC
9 2 (2.20%) ForgeRock
9 2 (2.20%) Lotus
9 2 (2.20%) Pega
10 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.10%) xMatters
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