The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 101 135 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.18% 17.74% 17.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.89% 72.19% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 75 33
Median daily rate £325 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £134 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 24
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 £13.35 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £40.00 £16.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +4.44%
Windows
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
151 187 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.68% 24.57% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 115 54
Median daily rate £363 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 -3 43 £305 -21.29% 13
Kidlington -1 8 £165 -13.15% 1
Banbury -2 8 £363 -19.44% 6
Abingdon -3 2 £205 -38.80% 4
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 88 (40.55%) Active Directory
2 76 (35.02%) Windows Server
3 69 (31.80%) Microsoft
4 66 (30.41%) Windows 7
5 52 (23.96%) Linux
6 49 (22.58%) VMware
7 43 (19.82%) ITIL
8 37 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (15.21%) Change Management
10 30 (13.82%) MS Office
10 30 (13.82%) Java
11 29 (13.36%) MS Exchange
12 27 (12.44%) Oracle
13 24 (11.06%) SQL
13 24 (11.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (10.60%) HTML
14 23 (10.60%) .NET
15 22 (10.14%) C++
15 22 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (9.22%) SharePoint
16 20 (9.22%) Windows XP
16 20 (9.22%) Project Management
16 20 (9.22%) SCCM
17 19 (8.76%) Problem Management
17 19 (8.76%) Hyper-V
17 19 (8.76%) Citrix
17 19 (8.76%) Unix
17 19 (8.76%) SQL Server
17 19 (8.76%) IIS

Windows
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 29 (13.36%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.22%) SharePoint
3 19 (8.76%) IIS
4 17 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (7.83%) Tomcat
5 15 (6.91%) IBM Notes
6 11 (5.07%) SAS
7 9 (4.15%) WordPress
8 7 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.76%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.76%) Skype for Business
10 5 (2.30%) Apache
11 4 (1.84%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.38%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.46%) Jetty
14 1 (0.46%) Kentico
14 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (13.82%) MS Office
2 18 (8.29%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.15%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.84%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.37%) Office 365
3 13 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.29%) DNS
2 16 (7.37%) Intranet
3 14 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.53%) LAN
4 12 (5.53%) WAN
5 11 (5.07%) DHCP
5 11 (5.07%) Internet
6 9 (4.15%) Firewall
6 9 (4.15%) VPN
7 3 (1.38%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.92%) HTTP
8 2 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.92%) VLAN
8 2 (0.92%) VoIP
8 2 (0.92%) Wireless
9 1 (0.46%) Broadband
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.46%) RS-232
9 1 (0.46%) Skype
9 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.07%) Big Data
2 11 (5.07%) HPCC
3 10 (4.61%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.61%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.46%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (8.76%) Subversion
2 15 (6.91%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.30%) TortoiseSVN
4 5 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.92%) JUnit
6 1 (0.46%) VectorCAST
General
1 13 (5.99%) Finance
2 12 (5.53%) Back Office
3 9 (4.15%) Publishing
4 3 (1.38%) Banking
5 2 (0.92%) Electronics
5 2 (0.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Local Government
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (20.28%) Support Engineer
2 41 (18.89%) Analyst
3 30 (13.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (11.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 24 (11.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 24 (11.06%) Developer
4 24 (11.06%) Windows Engineer
5 22 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 21 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 19 (8.76%) Service Analyst
8 18 (8.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (7.83%) IT Support
9 17 (7.83%) Service Desk Analyst
10 15 (6.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 14 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (6.45%) Desktop Support
11 14 (6.45%) Service Desk Support
12 13 (5.99%) Architect
12 13 (5.99%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.60%) .NET
1 23 (10.60%) HTML
2 17 (7.83%) CSS
3 15 (6.91%) HTML5
3 15 (6.91%) Web Services
4 11 (5.07%) Java EE
4 11 (5.07%) Middleware
5 10 (4.61%) RESTful
5 10 (4.61%) Spring
6 9 (4.15%) GWT
6 9 (4.15%) Smart GWT
6 9 (4.15%) XML
7 7 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.76%) Classic ASP
9 4 (1.84%) Regular Expression
10 3 (1.38%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.46%) Node.js
11 1 (0.46%) Servlets
11 1 (0.46%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.83%) CMDB
2 13 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.23%) Statistics
5 6 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.84%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.84%) Handset
7 4 (1.84%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.38%) PMI
8 3 (1.38%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.92%) Clustering
9 2 (0.92%) W3C
10 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.46%) EPoS
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.46%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (35.02%) Windows Server
2 66 (30.41%) Windows 7
3 52 (23.96%) Linux
4 37 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (11.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (9.22%) Windows XP
7 19 (8.76%) Unix
8 18 (8.29%) Windows 8
9 17 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.69%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (2.76%) Windows 10
13 5 (2.30%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.84%) Windows CE
15 3 (1.38%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.82%) ITIL
2 33 (15.21%) Change Management
3 20 (9.22%) Project Management
4 19 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (8.76%) Migration
4 19 (8.76%) Problem Management
5 18 (8.29%) Incident Management
6 17 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (5.53%) Analytics
7 12 (5.53%) TDD
8 10 (4.61%) Network Design
9 9 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (3.69%) Change Control
10 8 (3.69%) Release Management
10 8 (3.69%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.23%) Fault Analysis
12 6 (2.76%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.76%) Patch Management
12 6 (2.76%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.82%) Java
2 24 (11.06%) SQL
3 22 (10.14%) C++
4 17 (7.83%) C#
4 17 (7.83%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.37%) Perl
6 12 (5.53%) Python
7 11 (5.07%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.07%) R
8 9 (4.15%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.23%) PHP
10 4 (1.84%) COBOL
10 4 (1.84%) Smalltalk
10 4 (1.84%) VB
11 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.92%) C
13 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.37%) Degree
3 12 (5.53%) MCSE
4 7 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.76%) CCNA
5 6 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.30%) MCITP
6 5 (2.30%) MCTS
7 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.38%) PMP
8 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.92%) ISEB
9 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.92%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.46%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) SLA
2 5 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) HL7
4 1 (0.46%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.46%) ISO13485
System Software
1 88 (40.55%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.15%) VMware ESX
4 9 (4.15%) vSphere
5 8 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.30%) XenApp
7 4 (1.84%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.84%) XenServer
8 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.46%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.46%) Firmware
9 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.46%) GridGain
9 1 (0.46%) Postfix
9 1 (0.46%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (9.22%) SCCM
2 9 (4.15%) DameWare
3 7 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.30%) BMC Marimba
5 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.84%) SCOM
6 2 (0.92%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.92%) Nagios
6 2 (0.92%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.46%) Ansible
7 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.46%) Puppet
7 1 (0.46%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (31.80%) Microsoft
2 49 (22.58%) VMware
3 27 (12.44%) Oracle
4 19 (8.76%) Citrix
5 17 (7.83%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.99%) Lotus
6 13 (5.99%) NetApp
7 10 (4.61%) Adobe
7 10 (4.61%) IBM
8 9 (4.15%) Cisco
9 8 (3.69%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (3.23%) HP
11 6 (2.76%) Google
12 5 (2.30%) BMC
12 5 (2.30%) Dell
12 5 (2.30%) Remedy
12 5 (2.30%) SAP
12 5 (2.30%) Sophos
13 4 (1.84%) Micro Focus
13 4 (1.84%) SolarWinds
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