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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 40 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 27 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.44% 5.91% 8.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.95% 25.00% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 13
Median daily rate £175 £158 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £128 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £243 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.80 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
123 172 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.23% 23.66% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 51
Median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £490 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 23
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £8.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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
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 July 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 -7 18 £135 +5.88% 2
Abingdon 0 2 £205 - 1
Kidlington -5 2 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
3 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
4 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (29.82%) MS Office
6 16 (28.07%) ITIL
6 16 (28.07%) Windows 8
7 14 (24.56%) VMware
8 12 (21.05%) DNS
9 11 (19.30%) NetApp
10 10 (17.54%) DHCP
10 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (17.54%) Change Management
10 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
10 10 (17.54%) Incident Management
10 10 (17.54%) Problem Management
10 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
11 9 (15.79%) NetBackup
11 9 (15.79%) VMware ESX
11 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (14.04%) Project Management
12 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
12 8 (14.04%) Fault Analysis
13 7 (12.28%) SCCM
14 6 (10.53%) SLA
14 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
14 6 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
15 5 (8.77%) Office 365

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 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) DNS
2 10 (17.54%) DHCP
3 3 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.26%) LAN
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) VoIP
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Support Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) Analyst
3 18 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (22.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Support Analyst
5 12 (21.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (21.05%) Desktop Support
5 12 (21.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 11 (19.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (17.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 10 (17.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (14.04%) Service Analyst
9 8 (14.04%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (10.53%) Rollout Engineer
11 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
1 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (28.07%) Windows 8
4 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.75%) Linux
9 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Change Management
2 10 (17.54%) Incident Management
2 10 (17.54%) Problem Management
3 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (14.04%) Fault Analysis
4 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.02%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Test Management
7 3 (5.26%) Test Planning
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.51%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (3.51%) High Availability
8 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.26%) MCITP
3 3 (5.26%) MCSE
3 3 (5.26%) MCTS
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 7 (12.28%) SCCM
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) NetApp
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Avaya
6 1 (1.75%) AppSense
6 1 (1.75%) Lotus