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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 31 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.30% 11.24% 8.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.90% 54.37% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+189.47% -68.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £88 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 15
Average hourly rate £13.35 £16.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.56% +9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £13.87 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
195 103 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.05% 20.68% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 29 44
Average daily rate £340 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.15% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £88 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 29 29
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 April 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
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 1 April 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 -27 11 £228 +116.66% 5
Banbury - 1 - -
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (55.41%) Active Directory
3 35 (47.30%) MS Office
4 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 22 (29.73%) Windows XP
6 15 (20.27%) ITIL
7 13 (17.57%) Windows 8
7 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
8 10 (13.51%) Migration
8 10 (13.51%) SCCM
9 7 (9.46%) Finance
9 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (9.46%) Service Management
9 7 (9.46%) NHS
9 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
9 7 (9.46%) Cisco
9 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (6.76%) WAN
10 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (5.41%) VPN
11 4 (5.41%) HP
11 4 (5.41%) Dell
12 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (4.05%) Wireless
12 3 (4.05%) VMware
12 3 (4.05%) Remedy
12 3 (4.05%) Citrix
12 3 (4.05%) LAN
12 3 (4.05%) VoIP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.05%) WordPress
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (47.30%) MS Office
2 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) WAN
2 4 (5.41%) VPN
3 3 (4.05%) Wireless
3 3 (4.05%) LAN
3 3 (4.05%) VoIP
3 3 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Military
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Service Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.76%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) IT Support
9 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support
10 3 (4.05%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 3 (4.05%) Rollout Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Support Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support Team Leader
11 2 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) NHS
1 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.35%) DTV
3 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (29.73%) Windows XP
3 13 (17.57%) Windows 8
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.05%) Linux
5 3 (4.05%) CentOS
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Migration
3 7 (9.46%) Service Management
4 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
5 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.70%) Test Management
5 2 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (1.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.35%) Project Management
6 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.35%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.35%) Time Management
6 1 (1.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.35%) ISEB
1 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) MOS
1 1 (1.35%) MCITP
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (55.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco
3 4 (5.41%) HP
3 4 (5.41%) Dell
4 3 (4.05%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) Remedy
4 3 (4.05%) Citrix
4 3 (4.05%) Dell KACE
4 3 (4.05%) Ruckus Wireless
4 3 (4.05%) Altiris
5 2 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) BT
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) Websense
6 1 (1.35%) Symantec
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Juniper
6 1 (1.35%) NetApp
6 1 (1.35%) Lotus
6 1 (1.35%) EMC
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