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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 22 8 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 38 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.04% 10.82% 3.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.31% 46.88% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £88 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £440 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -26.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 8
Average hourly rate £13.89 £14.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.18% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.76 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £18.50 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
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
163 96 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.91% 23.08% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 36 58
Average daily rate £325 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £88 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.50 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 -24 11 £160 -45.76% 1
Bicester - 1 £163 -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (51.76%) Active Directory
3 33 (38.82%) MS Office
4 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
5 18 (21.18%) Windows 8
6 17 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 16 (18.82%) Migration
8 15 (17.65%) Windows XP
9 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
10 12 (14.12%) Finance
11 11 (12.94%) WAN
11 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (12.94%) SCCM
12 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (9.41%) ITIL
14 7 (8.24%) NHS
15 6 (7.06%) Test Scripting
16 5 (5.88%) Blackberry
16 5 (5.88%) LAN
17 4 (4.71%) Digital Marketing
17 4 (4.71%) Marketing
17 4 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 4 (4.71%) VoIP
17 4 (4.71%) SAP
17 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
17 4 (4.71%) DTV
17 4 (4.71%) Cisco
17 4 (4.71%) Project Management
17 4 (4.71%) Programme Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (38.82%) MS Office
2 17 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) WAN
2 5 (5.88%) LAN
3 4 (4.71%) VoIP
4 3 (3.53%) VPN
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.35%) Internet
6 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Marketing
2 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.71%) Electronics
2 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Analyst
2 17 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) Deployment Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (4.71%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.71%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) NHS
2 5 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.71%) DTV
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (21.18%) Windows 8
3 15 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Migration
2 8 (9.41%) ITIL
3 6 (7.06%) Test Scripting
4 4 (4.71%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.71%) Project Management
4 4 (4.71%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.18%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.18%) Workflow
7 1 (1.18%) Service Management
7 1 (1.18%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.18%) Test Management
7 1 (1.18%) Time Management
7 1 (1.18%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.18%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.18%) MCSE
2 1 (1.18%) MOS
2 1 (1.18%) MCITP
2 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 44 (51.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) SAP
2 4 (4.71%) Cisco
3 3 (3.53%) VMware
3 3 (3.53%) Apple
4 2 (2.35%) Symantec
5 1 (1.18%) BT
5 1 (1.18%) Remedy
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) HP
5 1 (1.18%) Citrix
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