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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 37 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.74% 8.24% 5.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 29.17% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 17
Median daily rate £168 £139 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £130 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £170 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Median hourly rate £16.25 £64.50 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.80% +362.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £133.00 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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
91 144 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.22% 28.24% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 110 85
Median daily rate £388 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £429 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 27
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £125.80 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 -15 11 £140 -
Kidlington -5 3 £145 -
Banbury - 2 £390 - 1
Abingdon - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) ITIL
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) Active Directory
3 17 (32.08%) Office 365
4 16 (30.19%) MS Office
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 10
6 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (20.75%) SCCM
7 11 (20.75%) Windows 8
7 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
8 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (18.87%) Skype
9 9 (16.98%) Project Management
10 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
10 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
10 7 (13.21%) Line Management
10 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
11 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
11 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
11 6 (11.32%) DHCP
11 6 (11.32%) DNS
11 6 (11.32%) Service Management
11 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (9.43%) XenApp
12 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
12 5 (9.43%) vSphere
12 5 (9.43%) Finance

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 (13.21%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.66%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Office
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Office 365
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) Skype
2 6 (11.32%) DHCP
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.89%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) SSDT
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
1 2 (3.77%) NuGet
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.77%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 16 (30.19%) Support Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Desktop Support
5 9 (16.98%) IT Support
6 8 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (15.09%) Service Desk Support
7 7 (13.21%) IT Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) Service Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (11.32%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (11.32%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (11.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (11.32%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (11.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (11.32%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) BYOD
2 4 (7.55%) CMDB
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows 10
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.75%) Windows 8
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
5 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.77%) Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Project Management
3 7 (13.21%) Line Management
4 6 (11.32%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (7.55%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (7.55%) Fault Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.66%) Service Design
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.77%) Scrum
7 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) C++
3 2 (3.77%) C++/CLI
3 2 (3.77%) Perl
3 2 (3.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) MCDST
2 4 (7.55%) MCP
3 3 (5.66%) A+ Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (37.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) vSphere
3 5 (9.43%) XenApp
3 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.66%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) AppDNA
2 4 (7.55%) EdgeSight
2 4 (7.55%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) Sysprep
4 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.89%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Citrix
2 5 (9.43%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) Apple
3 3 (5.66%) Lotus
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Perforce
5 1 (1.89%) Aruba
5 1 (1.89%) Avaya
5 1 (1.89%) CommVault
5 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Sophos
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Veritas
5 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard