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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 111 148 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 19.24% 19.79% 19.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.61% 72.91% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 84 29
Median daily rate £320 £323 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +23.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.93 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
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
155 203 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.86% 27.14% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 129 44
Median daily rate £335 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £497 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +1 48 £281 -25.00% 12
Kidlington 0 7 £475 +179.41%
Banbury -2 6 £354 -21.38% 4
Abingdon -3 2 £205 -31.09% 15
Wallingford - 1 £250 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 89 (38.20%) Active Directory
2 88 (37.77%) Windows Server
3 69 (29.61%) Microsoft
4 66 (28.33%) Windows 7
5 63 (27.04%) Linux
6 48 (20.60%) ITIL
7 46 (19.74%) VMware
8 37 (15.88%) Java
9 34 (14.59%) Subversion
9 34 (14.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (14.16%) Change Management
10 33 (14.16%) MS Office
11 32 (13.73%) HTML
12 31 (13.30%) .NET
12 31 (13.30%) SQL Server
13 30 (12.88%) IIS
13 30 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (12.45%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (11.59%) JavaScript
16 26 (11.16%) Oracle
16 26 (11.16%) CSS
16 26 (11.16%) MS Exchange
17 25 (10.73%) SQL
18 24 (10.30%) C#
18 24 (10.30%) Red Hat
18 24 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 23 (9.87%) HTML5
19 23 (9.87%) Intranet
19 23 (9.87%) Tomcat
20 22 (9.44%) SharePoint

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 30 (12.88%) IIS
2 26 (11.16%) MS Exchange
3 23 (9.87%) Tomcat
4 22 (9.44%) SharePoint
5 19 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (6.44%) IBM Notes
7 13 (5.58%) Apache Solr
8 11 (4.72%) SAS
9 9 (3.86%) Apache
9 9 (3.86%) WordPress
10 7 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (2.58%) Skype for Business
12 5 (2.15%) Node.js
13 3 (1.29%) IBM Domino
13 3 (1.29%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.43%) CMS
15 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (14.16%) MS Office
2 19 (8.15%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.86%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.43%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.29%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.45%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.58%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (7.30%) Office 365
4 8 (3.43%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (3.43%) Google Analytics
4 8 (3.43%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.87%) Intranet
2 19 (8.15%) DNS
3 15 (6.44%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.01%) LAN
4 14 (6.01%) WAN
5 11 (4.72%) DHCP
5 11 (4.72%) Firewall
5 11 (4.72%) Internet
5 11 (4.72%) VPN
6 4 (1.72%) Wireless
7 3 (1.29%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.86%) HTTP
8 2 (0.86%) VLAN
8 2 (0.86%) VoIP
9 1 (0.43%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.43%) PBX
9 1 (0.43%) Skype
9 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.87%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.72%) Big Data
5 11 (4.72%) HPCC
6 9 (3.86%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.43%) MySQL
10 1 (0.43%) OLAP
10 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 34 (14.59%) Subversion
2 22 (9.44%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.29%) TortoiseSVN
4 8 (3.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.86%) JUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (6.01%) Publishing
2 12 (5.15%) Back Office
3 7 (3.00%) Finance
4 2 (0.86%) Banking
4 2 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Local Government
5 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (18.45%) Support Engineer
2 42 (18.03%) Analyst
3 38 (16.31%) Developer
4 30 (12.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 24 (10.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (10.30%) Windows Engineer
6 23 (9.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 22 (9.44%) Support Analyst
8 21 (9.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (8.58%) IT Support
9 20 (8.58%) Service Analyst
10 19 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (7.73%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (6.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 14 (6.01%) .NET Developer
13 14 (6.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (6.01%) Architect
13 14 (6.01%) Service Desk Support
13 14 (6.01%) Windows Support Engineer
14 13 (5.58%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.73%) HTML
2 31 (13.30%) .NET
3 26 (11.16%) CSS
4 23 (9.87%) HTML5
5 22 (9.44%) Web Services
6 16 (6.87%) Middleware
6 16 (6.87%) RESTful
6 16 (6.87%) Spring
7 14 (6.01%) XML
8 11 (4.72%) Java EE
9 10 (4.29%) Classic ASP
9 10 (4.29%) Regular Expression
10 9 (3.86%) GWT
10 9 (3.86%) Smart GWT
11 7 (3.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.58%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.86%) jQuery
14 1 (0.43%) Ajax
14 1 (0.43%) CodeIgniter
14 1 (0.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.44%) CMDB
2 13 (5.58%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.00%) Statistics
5 6 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.29%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.29%) PMI
7 3 (1.29%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.86%) Clustering
8 2 (0.86%) Handset
8 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.86%) W3C
9 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.43%) Social Network
9 1 (0.43%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 88 (37.77%) Windows Server
2 66 (28.33%) Windows 7
3 63 (27.04%) Linux
4 34 (14.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (9.01%) Windows XP
7 18 (7.73%) Unix
7 18 (7.73%) Windows 8
8 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.58%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.58%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.15%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.15%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.72%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.86%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.43%) Android
13 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.60%) ITIL
2 33 (14.16%) Change Management
3 30 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.58%) Project Management
5 19 (8.15%) Analytics
5 19 (8.15%) Migration
5 19 (8.15%) Problem Management
6 18 (7.73%) Incident Management
6 18 (7.73%) TDD
7 17 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.58%) SEO
9 13 (5.58%) Web Development
10 11 (4.72%) Multithreading
10 11 (4.72%) OO
11 10 (4.29%) Release Management
12 9 (3.86%) Change Control
12 9 (3.86%) Network Design
13 8 (3.43%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.43%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.88%) Java
2 27 (11.59%) JavaScript
3 25 (10.73%) SQL
4 24 (10.30%) C#
5 22 (9.44%) C++
6 17 (7.30%) Perl
7 15 (6.44%) PHP
8 13 (5.58%) Python
9 11 (4.72%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.72%) R
10 8 (3.43%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.72%) VB
12 3 (1.29%) COBOL
12 3 (1.29%) Smalltalk
13 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.43%) C
14 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.87%) Degree
3 10 (4.29%) MCSE
4 9 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.00%) CCNA
5 7 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.15%) MCITP
6 5 (2.15%) MCTS
7 4 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.29%) PMP
9 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.86%) ISEB
9 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.86%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.86%) MCP
9 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.43%) SLA
2 5 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 89 (38.20%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.30%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.86%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.15%) vSphere
7 2 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.86%) XenApp
8 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.43%) Firmware
8 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.43%) GridGain
8 1 (0.43%) Postfix
8 1 (0.43%) Samba
8 1 (0.43%) vCloud
8 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (8.58%) SCCM
2 9 (3.86%) DameWare
3 7 (3.00%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.15%) BMC Marimba
4 5 (2.15%) SCOM
5 2 (0.86%) Check_MK
5 2 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.86%) Nagios
5 2 (0.86%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.43%) Ansible
6 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.43%) Puppet
6 1 (0.43%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (29.61%) Microsoft
2 46 (19.74%) VMware
3 26 (11.16%) Oracle
4 24 (10.30%) Red Hat
5 18 (7.73%) Adobe
6 15 (6.44%) Citrix
7 13 (5.58%) Cisco
7 13 (5.58%) Google
7 13 (5.58%) Lotus
7 13 (5.58%) NetApp
8 9 (3.86%) IBM
9 8 (3.43%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (3.43%) Sophos
10 7 (3.00%) HP
11 5 (2.15%) BMC
11 5 (2.15%) Dell
12 4 (1.72%) Remedy
12 4 (1.72%) SAP
12 4 (1.72%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.29%) Avaya
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