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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 47 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.28% 10.40% 7.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.38% 42.74% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 13
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£164 £248 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.83% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £114 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £393 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £189 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 6
Average hourly rate £13.35 £15.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.87% -23.45%
UK excluding London average 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
201 117 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.84% 24.32% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 46 52
Average daily rate £375 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 16
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £10.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
Oxford -16 16 £163 +41.30% 3
Kidlington - 11 £225 -
Burford - 4 £130 -
Abingdon 0 3 - -
Banbury -8 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (51.47%) MS Office
2 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
3 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 25 (36.76%) Windows XP
5 18 (26.47%) ITIL
6 14 (20.59%) Windows 8
7 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 12 (17.65%) SCCM
8 10 (14.71%) Service Management
8 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
8 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (7.35%) Remedy
10 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
10 5 (7.35%) Migration
10 5 (7.35%) VMware
10 5 (7.35%) VPN
11 4 (5.88%) Cisco
11 4 (5.88%) Dell
11 4 (5.88%) Citrix
11 4 (5.88%) Linux
11 4 (5.88%) Finance
11 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (5.88%) Lync
11 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (5.88%) Degree
12 3 (4.41%) Altiris
12 3 (4.41%) Android

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.88%) Lync
4 3 (4.41%) WordPress
4 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (51.47%) MS Office
2 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) VPN
2 3 (4.41%) Wireless
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) SSL
3 2 (2.94%) WAN
3 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) MPLS
4 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Service Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (17.65%) Support Analyst
5 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (11.76%) IT Support
7 7 (10.29%) Desktop Support
8 6 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) ICT Officer
11 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 3 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) Rollout Engineer
12 2 (2.94%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.41%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) PDA
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Windows XP
3 14 (20.59%) Windows 8
4 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.88%) Linux
6 3 (4.41%) Android
6 3 (4.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) ITIL
2 10 (14.71%) Service Management
3 5 (7.35%) Migration
4 3 (4.41%) CRM
5 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.47%) ITSM
5 1 (1.47%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.47%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.47%) Test Management
5 1 (1.47%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.47%) Network Management
5 1 (1.47%) Test Planning
5 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.47%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.47%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.47%) NFS
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Remedy
2 5 (7.35%) VMware
3 4 (5.88%) Dell
3 4 (5.88%) Citrix
3 4 (5.88%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) NetApp
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) Altiris
4 3 (4.41%) Dell KACE
4 3 (4.41%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (2.94%) Websense
5 2 (2.94%) Lotus
5 2 (2.94%) EMC
5 2 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Novell
6 1 (1.47%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
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