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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 27 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 37 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.90% 5.59% 11.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.52% 23.84% 49.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 15
Average daily rate £138 £161 £103
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% +57.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £111 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £319 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 17
Average hourly rate £121.75 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+711.93% +3.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £13.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.80 £24.00 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
145 151 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.05% 23.45% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 69 33
Average daily rate £325 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £155 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 35 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.50 £24.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 30 £138 -14.06% 1
Burford 0 1 £130 +30.00%
Kidlington - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (54.76%) Microsoft
3 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
4 29 (34.52%) ITIL
5 26 (30.95%) Windows 8
6 17 (20.24%) .NET
7 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 15 (17.86%) TDD
8 15 (17.86%) CMDB
8 15 (17.86%) Change Management
8 15 (17.86%) C#
8 15 (17.86%) C++
8 15 (17.86%) Project Management
8 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (16.67%) SQL
9 14 (16.67%) MS Office
9 14 (16.67%) DHCP
9 14 (16.67%) VMware
9 14 (16.67%) WinForms
9 14 (16.67%) Problem Management
9 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (16.67%) SCCM
9 14 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
10 13 (15.48%) ADO.NET
11 12 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.95%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Office
2 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) DHCP
2 10 (11.90%) DNS
3 5 (5.95%) Internet
3 5 (5.95%) Skype
3 5 (5.95%) VPN
4 4 (4.76%) Firewall
4 4 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.76%) WebEx
4 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.57%) WAN
5 3 (3.57%) Wireless
6 2 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (2.38%) HTTP
6 2 (2.38%) PBX
7 1 (1.19%) SAN
7 1 (1.19%) VoIP
7 1 (1.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) Big Data
3 2 (2.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) WiX
4 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (4.76%) Back Office
2 3 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Support Engineer
2 18 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 16 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) Developer
5 13 (15.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (14.29%) Analyst
6 12 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 12 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 12 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Network Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Network Support
8 8 (9.52%) .NET Developer
8 8 (9.52%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (9.52%) C# Programmer
8 8 (9.52%) C++ Programmer
8 8 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Programmer
8 8 (9.52%) SQL Developer
8 8 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) .NET
2 14 (16.67%) WinForms
3 13 (15.48%) ADO.NET
4 2 (2.38%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.19%) RESTful
5 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) CMDB
2 6 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.57%) NHS
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (30.95%) Windows 8
3 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.71%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.38%) Android
9 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) ITIL
2 15 (17.86%) Change Management
2 15 (17.86%) Project Management
2 15 (17.86%) TDD
3 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 12 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.95%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.95%) Service Management
7 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.76%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.76%) Network Design
9 3 (3.57%) Change Control
9 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.57%) Migration
9 3 (3.57%) Mobile Development
9 3 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) C#
1 15 (17.86%) C++
2 14 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) CCNA
1 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (5.95%) MCSE
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.38%) MCSA
2 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ACSA
3 1 (1.19%) CCENT
3 1 (1.19%) MCITP
3 1 (1.19%) MCTS
3 1 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.57%) XenApp
5 2 (2.38%) Samba
6 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.38%) DameWare
3 2 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) VMware
3 12 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 10 (11.90%) Acronis
5 9 (10.71%) Lumension
6 7 (8.33%) Citrix
6 7 (8.33%) Remedy
7 5 (5.95%) Apple
8 4 (4.76%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (4.76%) NetApp
8 4 (4.76%) Polycom
8 4 (4.76%) QNAP
8 4 (4.76%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.76%) Tandberg
9 3 (3.57%) Cisco
9 3 (3.57%) Lotus
9 3 (3.57%) Spiceworks
10 2 (2.38%) Adobe
10 2 (2.38%) HP
10 2 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
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