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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 15 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 48 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.35% 6.14% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.79% 26.13% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 4
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£285 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £388 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.40 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.50 £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
151 111 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.26% 23.52% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 46
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury +8 14 £375 +10.29% 1
Oxford -5 9 £220 - 2
Abingdon - 2 £235 -
Witney - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (43.62%) Active Directory
3 34 (36.17%) MS Office
4 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
5 26 (27.66%) Windows 8
6 25 (26.60%) Windows XP
7 24 (25.53%) MS Excel
8 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (13.83%) WAN
10 12 (12.77%) MS Exchange
10 12 (12.77%) Migration
11 11 (11.70%) Finance
12 10 (10.64%) VMware
13 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (7.45%) SCCM
15 7 (7.45%) Project Management
15 7 (7.45%) LAN
15 7 (7.45%) ITIL
16 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
17 4 (4.26%) DTV
17 4 (4.26%) Symantec
17 4 (4.26%) NHS
17 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
17 4 (4.26%) HP
17 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
17 4 (4.26%) SAP
17 4 (4.26%) DHCP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (36.17%) MS Office
2 24 (25.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) WAN
2 7 (7.45%) LAN
3 4 (4.26%) DHCP
4 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.19%) VPN
4 3 (3.19%) DNS
5 2 (2.13%) SAN
5 2 (2.13%) VoIP
6 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.06%) Firewall
6 1 (1.06%) Intranet
6 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.26%) Electronics
2 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Local Government
4 2 (2.13%) Military
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Support Engineer
2 23 (24.47%) Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) Desktop Support
4 10 (10.64%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (9.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.51%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Technical Manager
9 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.32%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) REST
1 1 (1.06%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.06%) .NET
1 1 (1.06%) SOAP
1 1 (1.06%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.26%) DTV
2 4 (4.26%) NHS
3 2 (2.13%) iPhone
4 1 (1.06%) iPad
4 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (27.66%) Windows 8
3 25 (26.60%) Windows XP
4 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.19%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.19%) Linux
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.13%) Android
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.77%) Migration
2 7 (7.45%) Project Management
2 7 (7.45%) ITIL
3 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
3 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.26%) Programme Management
3 4 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (4.26%) Test Scripting
4 3 (3.19%) Test Planning
4 3 (3.19%) Business Analysis
4 3 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (3.19%) Test Management
4 3 (3.19%) Risk Management
4 3 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.13%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.06%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.06%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.06%) Service Management
6 1 (1.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) VB
1 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.06%) C
2 1 (1.06%) C#
2 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.19%) MCSE
3 1 (1.06%) CCENT
3 1 (1.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.06%) ACSA
3 1 (1.06%) MCTS
3 1 (1.06%) MCITP
3 1 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.06%) CCNA
3 1 (1.06%) MCSA
3 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 41 (43.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.06%) WSUS
3 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) VMware
3 4 (4.26%) Symantec
3 4 (4.26%) HP
3 4 (4.26%) SAP
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco
4 3 (3.19%) Apple
5 2 (2.13%) Remedy
5 2 (2.13%) Citrix
5 2 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (1.06%) Veeam
6 1 (1.06%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.06%) Nortel
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