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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 41 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.61% 5.91% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.45% 26.17% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 2
Average daily rate
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£220 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £149 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £445 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.61 £20.00 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.95% +76.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
119 107 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.00% 22.57% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 34
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £148 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 22
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.32 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.60 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
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 22 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 22 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 +8 14 £168 -33.00% 2
Banbury +9 4 £413 +22.22% 2
Abingdon -2 1 £235 -14.54%
Thame - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (43.00%) Active Directory
3 41 (41.00%) MS Office
4 35 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 33 (33.00%) Windows XP
6 27 (27.00%) Windows 8
7 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
8 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (10.00%) VMware
10 10 (10.00%) ITIL
11 9 (9.00%) SCCM
12 7 (7.00%) Linux
12 7 (7.00%) DHCP
12 7 (7.00%) Blackberry
13 6 (6.00%) Symantec
13 6 (6.00%) DNS
13 6 (6.00%) MS Exchange
14 5 (5.00%) WAN
14 5 (5.00%) Migration
15 4 (4.00%) Mac OS
15 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (4.00%) Finance
15 4 (4.00%) Cisco
15 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
15 4 (4.00%) Apple
15 4 (4.00%) NHS
15 4 (4.00%) LAN
15 4 (4.00%) VPN
15 4 (4.00%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.00%) SAS
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 41 (41.00%) MS Office
2 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) DHCP
2 6 (6.00%) DNS
3 5 (5.00%) WAN
4 4 (4.00%) LAN
4 4 (4.00%) VPN
5 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.00%) SAN
7 1 (1.00%) Firewall
7 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
General
1 4 (4.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Local Government
3 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.00%) Electronics
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) Support Engineer
2 26 (26.00%) Desktop Support
3 23 (23.00%) Analyst
4 14 (14.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (12.00%) Support Analyst
7 11 (11.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) IT Support
10 4 (4.00%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.00%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) .NET
1 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.00%) NHS
3 2 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.00%) DTV
4 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (33.00%) Windows XP
3 27 (27.00%) Windows 8
4 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.00%) Linux
7 4 (4.00%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.00%) Android
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.00%) ITIL
2 5 (5.00%) Migration
3 3 (3.00%) Project Management
3 3 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (3.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (3.00%) Test Management
4 2 (2.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (2.00%) Data Security
4 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.00%) Service Management
5 1 (1.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (1.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.00%) VB
2 1 (1.00%) C
2 1 (1.00%) C#
2 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.00%) Degree
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.00%) MCSE
2 1 (1.00%) MCSA
2 1 (1.00%) CCNA
2 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.00%) ACSA
2 1 (1.00%) MCTS
2 1 (1.00%) MCITP
2 1 (1.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (43.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) vSphere
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) VMware
3 6 (6.00%) Symantec
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco
4 4 (4.00%) Apple
4 4 (4.00%) HP
5 3 (3.00%) Citrix
6 2 (2.00%) Remedy
6 2 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (1.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) Nortel
7 1 (1.00%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.00%) Veeam
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