The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 167 90 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.47% 17.65% 23.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.06% 81.08% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 29 44
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£344 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £114 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 22 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
235 111 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.21% 21.76% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 44 47
Average daily rate £375 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £110 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £413 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 23 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 +1 77 £369 +183.65% 15
Banbury +1 12 £375 +8.69% 2
Kidlington -1 10 £150 - 1
Abingdon +3 7 £298 - 2
Burford - 4 £130 -
Witney - 2 £260 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows 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.

1 98 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 93 (37.96%) Microsoft
3 75 (30.61%) Windows 7
4 61 (24.90%) VMware
5 55 (22.45%) Linux
6 52 (21.22%) MS Office
7 47 (19.18%) ITIL
8 43 (17.55%) Cisco
8 43 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 38 (15.51%) WAN
12 37 (15.10%) MS Exchange
13 36 (14.69%) Windows XP
14 35 (14.29%) SQL
15 28 (11.43%) Migration
15 28 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
16 26 (10.61%) MS Excel
17 25 (10.20%) IIS
18 24 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (9.39%) LAN
19 23 (9.39%) SAN
20 22 (8.98%) Windows 8
21 21 (8.57%) PowerShell
21 21 (8.57%) DNS
22 20 (8.16%) Wireless
22 20 (8.16%) Finance
22 20 (8.16%) SCCM
23 19 (7.76%) Firewall
23 19 (7.76%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (15.10%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.20%) IIS
3 17 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.86%) Lync
6 7 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.63%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.63%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.22%) WordPress
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.41%) Node.js
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (21.22%) MS Office
2 26 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.82%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.51%) WAN
2 23 (9.39%) LAN
2 23 (9.39%) SAN
3 21 (8.57%) DNS
4 20 (8.16%) Wireless
5 19 (7.76%) Firewall
6 15 (6.12%) ADSL
7 14 (5.71%) Network Security
8 12 (4.90%) VoIP
9 10 (4.08%) VPN
10 9 (3.67%) Internet
10 9 (3.67%) DHCP
11 5 (2.04%) MPLS
11 5 (2.04%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.04%) NAS
12 3 (1.22%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.22%) SSL
13 2 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Maven
1 7 (2.86%) Ant
2 6 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (8.16%) Finance
2 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.22%) Banking
3 3 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (0.41%) Electronics
4 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.41%) Publishing
4 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (29.80%) Analyst
2 39 (15.92%) Support Analyst
3 31 (12.65%) Support Engineer
4 23 (9.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (8.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 22 (8.98%) Service Analyst
6 19 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (6.12%) IT Support
9 13 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 12 (4.90%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (4.90%) Desktop Support
11 11 (4.49%) Architect
11 11 (4.49%) Consultant
11 11 (4.49%) Systems Support
11 11 (4.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (4.49%) 1st Line Support
11 11 (4.49%) Administrator
11 11 (4.49%) Systems Support Analyst
12 10 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.67%) Spring
1 9 (3.67%) JSF
2 8 (3.27%) Ajax
2 8 (3.27%) XML
3 7 (2.86%) XSLT
3 7 (2.86%) JSP
3 7 (2.86%) J2EE
3 7 (2.86%) JMS
3 7 (2.86%) Middleware
3 7 (2.86%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.82%) RESTful
4 2 (0.82%) Java EE
4 2 (0.82%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.82%) CSS
4 2 (0.82%) HTML
4 2 (0.82%) .NET
4 2 (0.82%) Struts
5 1 (0.41%) XHTML
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.53%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.67%) NHS
3 9 (3.67%) Replication
4 6 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.63%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.22%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.22%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.22%) Symmetrix
6 3 (1.22%) EMC Centera
7 2 (0.82%) PKI
8 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.41%) PDA
8 1 (0.41%) CCTV
8 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 75 (30.61%) Windows 7
2 55 (22.45%) Linux
3 43 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (14.69%) Windows XP
6 22 (8.98%) Windows 8
7 19 (7.76%) UNIX
8 17 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.08%) CentOS
10 9 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.86%) Fedora
12 6 (2.45%) Android
13 3 (1.22%) HPUX
13 3 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.22%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.22%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.82%) AIX
14 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.18%) ITIL
2 28 (11.43%) Migration
3 15 (6.12%) Load Balancing
4 12 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.08%) Service Management
7 9 (3.67%) SOA
8 8 (3.27%) UML
8 8 (3.27%) Change Management
8 8 (3.27%) Scrum
8 8 (3.27%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (2.86%) Data Migration
9 7 (2.86%) Business Continuity
9 7 (2.86%) Identity Management
10 6 (2.45%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.45%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.45%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (2.45%) Unit Testing
11 5 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.29%) SQL
2 21 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.08%) Java
4 7 (2.86%) XQuery
4 7 (2.86%) XPath
4 7 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 6 (2.45%) Python
6 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.22%) C#
8 3 (1.22%) C++
9 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.41%) Perl
10 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 10 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.67%) Degree
4 8 (3.27%) CCNA
5 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.22%) MCSE
6 3 (1.22%) CCNP
7 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.41%) MCTS
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.41%) MCPD
8 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) CCDA
8 1 (0.41%) ISEB
8 1 (0.41%) MCP
8 1 (0.41%) MCAD
8 1 (0.41%) MCSD
8 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 98 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.12%) vSphere
4 11 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.45%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.45%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.04%) XenApp
7 3 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.41%) XenServer
8 1 (0.41%) Firmware
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (8.16%) SCCM
2 7 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (2.86%) Nagios
2 7 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (2.86%) Icinga
3 5 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.04%) SCOM
4 3 (1.22%) OpenView
5 2 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Cacti
6 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
6 1 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 93 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 61 (24.90%) VMware
3 43 (17.55%) Cisco
4 17 (6.94%) HP
4 17 (6.94%) Citrix
5 13 (5.31%) Juniper
6 11 (4.49%) NetApp
7 8 (3.27%) Oracle
7 8 (3.27%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.86%) Dell
8 7 (2.86%) EMC
9 6 (2.45%) Remedy
10 5 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.63%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.63%) Lotus
11 4 (1.63%) F5
12 3 (1.22%) Dell KACE
12 3 (1.22%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (1.22%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.22%) IBM
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