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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 11 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 82 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.09% 28.67% 9.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.22% 88.17% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 67 10
Median daily rate £475 £250 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £130 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £472 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £85.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.29% +466.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

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 93 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.61% 32.52% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 75 42
Median daily rate £450 £275 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -36.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £453 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £55.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.27% +254.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 22 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 43 (45.74%) Active Directory
1 43 (45.74%) Windows Server
2 42 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 36 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (30.85%) ITIL
5 28 (29.79%) Office 365
6 26 (27.66%) Windows 7
7 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
8 22 (23.40%) SCCM
8 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
9 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (22.34%) DNS
10 20 (21.28%) Migration
10 20 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (20.21%) DHCP
12 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
12 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (18.09%) SCOM
13 16 (17.02%) VMware
13 16 (17.02%) Windows 10
14 15 (15.96%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (13.83%) Mac OS X
15 13 (13.83%) BYOD
16 12 (12.77%) Service Design
16 12 (12.77%) Kerberos
16 12 (12.77%) LDAP
16 12 (12.77%) Linux
16 12 (12.77%) MS Office
16 12 (12.77%) PKI
17 11 (11.70%) Problem Management

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 7 (7.45%) MS Exchange
1 7 (7.45%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.77%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (29.79%) Office 365
2 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.26%) SaaS
5 3 (3.19%) IaaS
5 3 (3.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) DNS
2 19 (20.21%) DHCP
3 12 (12.77%) Kerberos
3 12 (12.77%) LDAP
4 8 (8.51%) LAN
4 8 (8.51%) WAN
5 7 (7.45%) Firewall
5 7 (7.45%) Skype
6 4 (4.26%) SAN
7 3 (3.19%) VPN
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.13%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.06%) Internet
9 1 (1.06%) IPv4
9 1 (1.06%) NAS
9 1 (1.06%) Network Security
9 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.45%) Back Office
2 6 (6.38%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Publishing
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (15.96%) Analyst
2 10 (10.64%) Architect
2 10 (10.64%) Support Engineer
2 10 (10.64%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (8.51%) Designer
4 8 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Desktop Support
4 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Rollout Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) Web Services
3 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.13%) HTML
5 2 (2.13%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.13%) WinForms
5 2 (2.13%) WPF
6 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.06%) CSS
6 1 (1.06%) CSS3
6 1 (1.06%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.06%) Java EE
6 1 (1.06%) Sass
6 1 (1.06%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) BYOD
2 12 (12.77%) PKI
3 11 (11.70%) Data Centre
4 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.26%) CMDB
8 3 (3.19%) PMI
9 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.06%) Clustering
10 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.74%) Windows Server
2 36 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (27.66%) Windows 7
4 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (17.02%) Windows 10
6 13 (13.83%) Mac OS X
7 12 (12.77%) Linux
8 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.32%) Mac OS
9 5 (5.32%) Unix
10 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.13%) Android
13 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) ITIL
2 20 (21.28%) Migration
3 12 (12.77%) Service Design
4 11 (11.70%) Mobile Device Management
4 11 (11.70%) Problem Management
5 9 (9.57%) Email Filtering
5 9 (9.57%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (9.57%) Patch Management
5 9 (9.57%) Project Management
6 8 (8.51%) Change Management
7 7 (7.45%) Network Design
8 6 (6.38%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.32%) Line Management
9 5 (5.32%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.32%) SOA
10 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.26%) Release Management
10 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.51%) C#
3 5 (5.32%) Java
4 4 (4.26%) PHP
4 4 (4.26%) SQL
5 3 (3.19%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) C++
6 2 (2.13%) XAML
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.19%) MCP
3 3 (3.19%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.19%) PMP
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 43 (45.74%) Active Directory
2 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
3 15 (15.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (11.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (9.57%) vSphere
6 4 (4.26%) XenApp
6 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (23.40%) SCCM
2 17 (18.09%) SCOM
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (3.19%) AppDNA
4 3 (3.19%) EdgeSight
4 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.06%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (1.06%) DameWare
5 1 (1.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.06%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.02%) VMware
3 8 (8.51%) NetApp
4 6 (6.38%) Cisco
5 5 (5.32%) Citrix
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle
7 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.13%) Juniper
7 2 (2.13%) Sophos
7 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.06%) Apple
8 1 (1.06%) BMC
8 1 (1.06%) F5
8 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.06%) Lotus
8 1 (1.06%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.06%) Symantec
8 1 (1.06%) Veeam
8 1 (1.06%) Veritas
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