The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 42 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.57% 5.43% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.81% 23.28% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £149 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £455 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £274
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.43 £16.50 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +45.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.70 £9.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £19.30 £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
128 116 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.12% 23.34% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 72 33
Average daily rate £300 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £148 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 22
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.21 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £25.00 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
South East

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +7 14 £168 -29.47% 4
Banbury +9 4 £375 +11.11% 3
Abingdon -2 1 £235 -14.54% 1
Thame - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 42 (42.42%) MS Office
4 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
5 32 (32.32%) Windows XP
6 27 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
8 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (11.11%) ITIL
10 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (9.09%) VMware
11 9 (9.09%) SCCM
12 7 (7.07%) Blackberry
13 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
13 6 (6.06%) WAN
13 6 (6.06%) DHCP
13 6 (6.06%) Migration
14 5 (5.05%) DNS
14 5 (5.05%) LAN
14 5 (5.05%) Linux
14 5 (5.05%) Project Management
15 4 (4.04%) Symantec
15 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
15 4 (4.04%) Apple
15 4 (4.04%) NHS
15 4 (4.04%) HP
15 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
15 4 (4.04%) Cisco
15 4 (4.04%) VPN
15 4 (4.04%) Finance

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.01%) SAS
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (42.42%) MS Office
2 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) WAN
1 6 (6.06%) DHCP
2 5 (5.05%) LAN
2 5 (5.05%) DNS
3 4 (4.04%) VPN
4 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.02%) SAN
6 1 (1.01%) Firewall
6 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.04%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Electronics
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Military
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) Support Engineer
2 23 (23.23%) Desktop Support
3 22 (22.22%) Analyst
4 13 (13.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) IT Support
10 4 (4.04%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) SOAP
2 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.04%) NHS
3 2 (2.02%) iPhone
4 1 (1.01%) iPad
4 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.01%) DTV
4 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (32.32%) Windows XP
3 27 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.05%) Linux
7 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.03%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.02%) Android
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.11%) ITIL
2 6 (6.06%) Migration
3 5 (5.05%) Project Management
4 3 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (3.03%) Test Management
4 3 (3.03%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.02%) Test Strategy
5 2 (2.02%) Service Management
5 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.01%) SOA
6 1 (1.01%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.01%) Data Security
6 1 (1.01%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.01%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.01%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.01%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.01%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.01%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.02%) C#
1 2 (2.02%) VB
1 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.01%) Java
2 1 (1.01%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.02%) MCSE
2 2 (2.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) CCENT
3 1 (1.01%) MCSA
3 1 (1.01%) CCNA
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.01%) ACSA
3 1 (1.01%) MCTS
3 1 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) vSphere
3 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.01%) WSUS
3 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.09%) VMware
3 4 (4.04%) HP
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco
3 4 (4.04%) Apple
3 4 (4.04%) Symantec
4 3 (3.03%) Citrix
5 2 (2.02%) Remedy
5 2 (2.02%) Dell
6 1 (1.01%) Nortel
6 1 (1.01%) SAP
6 1 (1.01%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.01%) Veeam
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