The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 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 7
Rank 42 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 38 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.58% 8.45% 8.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.62% 34.73% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 25
Median daily rate £150 £231 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% -22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £145 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Windows 7
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
168 167 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.67% 24.34% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 111 66
Median daily rate £369 £293 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.06% -4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £487 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 23
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -19 21 £150 -32.58% 1
Kidlington -8 3 - -
Abingdon -7 1 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
4 22 (32.35%) MS Office
5 20 (29.41%) Windows 8
6 16 (23.53%) ITIL
7 15 (22.06%) Office 365
8 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (17.65%) Windows Server
10 11 (16.18%) Project Management
10 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (14.71%) SCCM
11 10 (14.71%) VMware
12 9 (13.24%) Finance
12 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
12 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.76%) Fault Analysis
14 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
14 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
14 7 (10.29%) Line Management
14 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
15 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
15 6 (8.82%) DNS
16 5 (7.35%) CMDB
16 5 (7.35%) Service Management
16 5 (7.35%) Change Management
16 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (7.35%) Degree

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (32.35%) MS Office
2 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) DNS
2 4 (5.88%) DHCP
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.41%) LAN
3 3 (4.41%) Skype
3 3 (4.41%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) SSDT
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.94%) MSBuild
1 2 (2.94%) NuGet
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.94%) Subversion
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.94%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Support Engineer
3 18 (26.47%) Desktop Support
3 18 (26.47%) Support Analyst
4 16 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 11 (16.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (14.71%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (13.24%) Service Analyst
9 8 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 8 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (11.76%) IT Analyst
9 8 (11.76%) Rollout Engineer
10 7 (10.29%) Floorwalker
10 7 (10.29%) IT Support
10 7 (10.29%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (10.29%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (8.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) CMDB
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Windows 8
3 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.35%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Project Management
3 8 (11.76%) Fault Analysis
4 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.29%) Line Management
5 5 (7.35%) Change Management
5 5 (7.35%) Service Management
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.88%) Migration
6 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.41%) Test Management
7 3 (4.41%) Test Planning
8 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.94%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.94%) C#
2 2 (2.94%) C++
2 2 (2.94%) C++/CLI
2 2 (2.94%) Perl
2 2 (2.94%) Python
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) MCP
4 3 (4.41%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.41%) MCDST
4 3 (4.41%) MCITP
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) MCTS
5 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) VMware
3 4 (5.88%) Citrix
3 4 (5.88%) NetApp
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) Lotus
5 2 (2.94%) Avaya
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) Perforce
6 1 (1.47%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Symantec