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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 61 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.22% 16.08% 15.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.30% 76.39% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 11
Median daily rate £275 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £12.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £55.05 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.39% -3.57%
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
92 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.47% 21.05% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 21
Median daily rate £350 £331 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +27.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +1.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 55 (52.88%) Active Directory
2 50 (48.08%) Microsoft
3 46 (44.23%) Windows Server
4 38 (36.54%) Windows 7
5 33 (31.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (26.92%) ITIL
7 26 (25.00%) Office 365
8 24 (23.08%) DNS
9 23 (22.12%) MS Exchange
9 23 (22.12%) MS Office
9 23 (22.12%) VMware
10 21 (20.19%) Hyper-V
10 21 (20.19%) PowerShell
11 19 (18.27%) MS Excel
12 17 (16.35%) SCCM
13 15 (14.42%) SCOM
13 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (14.42%) Migration
13 15 (14.42%) DHCP
13 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (12.50%) Citrix
14 13 (12.50%) Mac OS X
14 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
15 12 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (11.54%) NetApp
15 12 (11.54%) Kerberos
15 12 (11.54%) LDAP
16 11 (10.58%) Patch 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 23 (22.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (22.12%) MS Office
2 19 (18.27%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.00%) Office 365
2 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.08%) DNS
2 15 (14.42%) DHCP
3 12 (11.54%) Kerberos
3 12 (11.54%) LDAP
4 5 (4.81%) Firewall
5 3 (2.88%) LAN
5 3 (2.88%) WAN
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.92%) Internet
6 2 (1.92%) SAN
6 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.92%) VPN
7 1 (0.96%) Intranet
7 1 (0.96%) NAS
7 1 (0.96%) Skype
7 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.96%) VoIP
7 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Publishing
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (20.19%) Analyst
1 21 (20.19%) Support Engineer
2 17 (16.35%) Desktop Engineer
2 17 (16.35%) Desktop Support
3 13 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 12 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Designer
7 8 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
8 7 (6.73%) Floorwalker
8 7 (6.73%) Rollout Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) .NET
1 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.92%) Java EE
3 1 (0.96%) HTML
3 1 (0.96%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) BYOD
2 9 (8.65%) PKI
3 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.81%) CMDB
4 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) W3C
8 1 (0.96%) Clustering
8 1 (0.96%) EPoS
8 1 (0.96%) iPad
8 1 (0.96%) iPhone
8 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (44.23%) Windows Server
2 38 (36.54%) Windows 7
3 33 (31.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.65%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.69%) Linux
7 8 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 7 (6.73%) Windows 10
8 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.77%) Unix
10 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.96%) HPUX
11 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) ITIL
2 15 (14.42%) Migration
3 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 11 (10.58%) Patch Management
5 10 (9.62%) Service Design
6 9 (8.65%) Email Filtering
6 9 (8.65%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (8.65%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (7.69%) Fault Analysis
7 8 (7.69%) Project Management
8 7 (6.73%) Change Management
9 5 (4.81%) Line Management
10 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.85%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.85%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.85%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.85%) Java
2 4 (3.85%) SQL
3 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) C
4 1 (0.96%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) C++
4 1 (0.96%) Perl
4 1 (0.96%) PHP
4 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.62%) MCSE
3 5 (4.81%) MCITP
3 5 (4.81%) MCTS
4 4 (3.85%) Degree
4 4 (3.85%) MCP
5 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.96%) CCDA
7 1 (0.96%) CCDP
7 1 (0.96%) CCIE
7 1 (0.96%) CCNA
7 1 (0.96%) CCNP
7 1 (0.96%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 55 (52.88%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.19%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (8.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.85%) vSphere
6 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.92%) XenApp
6 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.96%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) SCCM
2 15 (14.42%) SCOM
3 3 (2.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.96%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.96%) DameWare
Vendors
1 50 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.12%) VMware
3 13 (12.50%) Citrix
4 12 (11.54%) NetApp
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco
6 4 (3.85%) Juniper
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle
6 4 (3.85%) Remedy
7 3 (2.88%) Avaya
7 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.88%) EMC
8 2 (1.92%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.92%) Pega
8 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.96%) F5
9 1 (0.96%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.96%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.96%) Veeam
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago