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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 77 140 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.05% 19.15% 19.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.20% 79.55% 77.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 87 39
Median daily rate £325 £275 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £145 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £453 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £12.00 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £32.40 £19.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
137 176 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.44% 24.08% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 106 56
Median daily rate £400 £238 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -19.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £39.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -13 46 £338 -2.17% 13
Kidlington -4 7 £363 +74.69%
Banbury +1 4 £363 +20.83% 2
Abingdon -4 3 £260 -35.00% 9
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (46.84%) Active Directory
2 79 (41.58%) Microsoft
3 74 (38.95%) Windows Server
4 55 (28.95%) Windows 7
5 52 (27.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (27.37%) VMware
6 34 (17.89%) ITIL
7 33 (17.37%) MS Exchange
8 31 (16.32%) Hyper-V
9 29 (15.26%) Linux
10 28 (14.74%) MS Office
10 28 (14.74%) DNS
11 27 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (12.63%) SCCM
12 24 (12.63%) Migration
13 23 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (11.58%) Citrix
14 22 (11.58%) .NET
15 21 (11.05%) Oracle
15 21 (11.05%) Change Management
15 21 (11.05%) PowerShell
15 21 (11.05%) Windows 8
16 20 (10.53%) Unix
17 19 (10.00%) MS Excel
17 19 (10.00%) Data Centre
17 19 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
18 18 (9.47%) Office 365
18 18 (9.47%) 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 33 (17.37%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (9.47%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.16%) WordPress
5 5 (2.63%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.11%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.05%) IIS
9 1 (0.53%) Apache
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.53%) Jetty
9 1 (0.53%) Kentico
9 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (14.74%) MS Office
2 19 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.11%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.47%) Office 365
3 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.05%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.74%) DNS
2 18 (9.47%) DHCP
3 13 (6.84%) Firewall
4 12 (6.32%) LAN
4 12 (6.32%) WAN
5 10 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.21%) Kerberos
6 8 (4.21%) LDAP
7 7 (3.68%) Intranet
8 6 (3.16%) Internet
8 6 (3.16%) VPN
9 3 (1.58%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.05%) VLAN
11 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.53%) RS-232
11 1 (0.53%) SAN
11 1 (0.53%) VoIP
11 1 (0.53%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.58%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.58%) SSDT
4 2 (1.05%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.53%) HPCC
5 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.11%) Subversion
4 2 (1.05%) JUnit
4 2 (1.05%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.05%) NuGet
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.05%) VectorCAST
4 2 (1.05%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.53%) WiX
General
1 18 (9.47%) Finance
2 6 (3.16%) Back Office
2 6 (3.16%) Publishing
3 4 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Electronics
4 2 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (20.53%) Analyst
1 39 (20.53%) Support Engineer
2 24 (12.63%) Support Analyst
3 23 (12.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (11.05%) Desktop Engineer
5 20 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 19 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 19 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 18 (9.47%) Desktop Support
8 17 (8.95%) Architect
8 17 (8.95%) Developer
8 17 (8.95%) Service Analyst
9 16 (8.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 16 (8.42%) IT Support
9 16 (8.42%) Service Desk Support
10 15 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.58%) .NET
2 9 (4.74%) Web Services
3 8 (4.21%) HTML
4 5 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.11%) Java EE
5 4 (2.11%) jQuery
6 3 (1.58%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.58%) Middleware
7 2 (1.05%) CSS
7 2 (1.05%) GWT
7 2 (1.05%) HTML5
7 2 (1.05%) RESTful
7 2 (1.05%) Smart GWT
7 2 (1.05%) Spring
8 1 (0.53%) MDX
8 1 (0.53%) Node.js
8 1 (0.53%) Servlets
8 1 (0.53%) spray
8 1 (0.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.16%) BYOD
5 5 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.63%) PKI
6 4 (2.11%) CMDB
6 4 (2.11%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.11%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.11%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.58%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.58%) Handset
7 3 (1.58%) PMI
8 2 (1.05%) Clustering
8 2 (1.05%) W3C
9 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.53%) EPoS
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.95%) Windows Server
2 55 (28.95%) Windows 7
3 52 (27.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (15.26%) Linux
5 27 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (11.05%) Windows 8
7 20 (10.53%) Unix
8 15 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (7.89%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.21%) Mac OS X
10 7 (3.68%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (2.63%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.11%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.11%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.53%) Android
13 1 (0.53%) HPUX
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.89%) ITIL
2 24 (12.63%) Migration
3 21 (11.05%) Change Management
4 18 (9.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.84%) Incident Management
5 13 (6.84%) Problem Management
6 12 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.32%) Project Management
7 11 (5.79%) Network Design
8 10 (5.26%) Patch Management
9 9 (4.74%) Fault Analysis
10 8 (4.21%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.21%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.16%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (3.16%) Service Design
11 6 (3.16%) SOA
12 5 (2.63%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.63%) Re-Platforming
12 5 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.05%) PowerShell
2 16 (8.42%) C#
3 15 (7.89%) C++
3 15 (7.89%) SQL
4 14 (7.37%) Java
5 9 (4.74%) Perl
6 8 (4.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.68%) PHP
8 5 (2.63%) COBOL
8 5 (2.63%) Smalltalk
9 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.58%) C
10 3 (1.58%) C++/CLI
10 3 (1.58%) Python
11 2 (1.05%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) R
12 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.42%) MCSE
3 11 (5.79%) Degree
4 7 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.16%) CCNA
5 6 (3.16%) MCTS
6 5 (2.63%) MCITP
7 4 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.58%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.58%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.58%) PMP
8 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) ISEB
9 2 (1.05%) MCP
9 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.05%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) SLA
2 5 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.58%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) HL7
4 1 (0.53%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) ISO13485
System Software
1 89 (46.84%) Active Directory
2 31 (16.32%) Hyper-V
3 23 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (5.26%) vSphere
5 9 (4.74%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (2.63%) XenApp
9 4 (2.11%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.11%) XenServer
10 2 (1.05%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.53%) Docker
11 1 (0.53%) Firmware
11 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.53%) GridGain
11 1 (0.53%) Postfix
11 1 (0.53%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (12.63%) SCCM
2 15 (7.89%) SCOM
3 7 (3.68%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.11%) BMC Marimba
4 4 (2.11%) DameWare
5 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.05%) Check_MK
6 2 (1.05%) Nagios
6 2 (1.05%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.53%) Ansible
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.53%) Puppet
7 1 (0.53%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 79 (41.58%) Microsoft
2 52 (27.37%) VMware
3 22 (11.58%) Citrix
4 21 (11.05%) Oracle
5 17 (8.95%) NetApp
6 15 (7.89%) Cisco
7 8 (4.21%) HP
8 6 (3.16%) IBM
8 6 (3.16%) SAP
9 5 (2.63%) Dell
9 5 (2.63%) Juniper
9 5 (2.63%) Micro Focus
10 4 (2.11%) Adobe
10 4 (2.11%) BMC
10 4 (2.11%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.11%) Lotus
10 4 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (2.11%) Perforce
10 4 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.11%) Remedy
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £185.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago