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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 10 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 64 121 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.49% 23.05% 13.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.18% 79.08% 53.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 95 43
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 32
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% +1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.90 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £28.60 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.93 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +9.82%

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
110 153 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.03% 29.14% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 115 91
Median daily rate £375 £320 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 32
Median hourly rate £14.85 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.41% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 2017.

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -8 31 £368 +24.15% 10
Kidlington -1 7 £388 +61.45% 2
Abingdon - 3 - - 11
Witney - 3 £350 - 1
Banbury - 1 £300 - 2
Bicester - 1 - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 76 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 59 (38.31%) Active Directory
3 52 (33.77%) Windows 7
4 42 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 40 (25.97%) Office 365
6 35 (22.73%) ITIL
7 33 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (20.13%) Windows 10
9 29 (18.83%) SCCM
9 29 (18.83%) MS Excel
10 27 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (16.23%) Migration
12 24 (15.58%) VMware
13 23 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (13.64%) MS Office
15 20 (12.99%) DNS
16 19 (12.34%) Linux
17 18 (11.69%) Project Management
18 14 (9.09%) Hyper-V
18 14 (9.09%) Data Centre
18 14 (9.09%) PRINCE2
18 14 (9.09%) MS Exchange
19 13 (8.44%) Citrix
19 13 (8.44%) .NET
19 13 (8.44%) Change Management
19 13 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
20 12 (7.79%) vSphere
20 12 (7.79%) PMI

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 14 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.84%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.95%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (18.83%) MS Excel
2 21 (13.64%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.97%) Office 365
2 23 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.60%) IaaS
3 4 (2.60%) OneDrive
3 4 (2.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.99%) DNS
2 12 (7.79%) DHCP
2 12 (7.79%) LAN
2 12 (7.79%) WAN
3 11 (7.14%) Skype
4 8 (5.19%) Firewall
5 5 (3.25%) SAN
5 5 (3.25%) SMTP
6 4 (2.60%) Internet
6 4 (2.60%) Kerberos
6 4 (2.60%) LDAP
6 4 (2.60%) VPN
7 3 (1.95%) DMARC
8 2 (1.30%) BGP
8 2 (1.30%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.30%) OSPF
8 2 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.65%) MSI
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (5.19%) Back Office
1 8 (5.19%) Publishing
2 5 (3.25%) Finance
3 1 (0.65%) Advertising
3 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (22.08%) Analyst
2 21 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 19 (12.34%) Service Analyst
3 19 (12.34%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (12.34%) Support Analyst
4 17 (11.04%) IT Support
5 14 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (8.44%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.79%) IT Analyst
8 11 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
9 10 (6.49%) Desktop Support
9 10 (6.49%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) Architect
10 9 (5.84%) Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 8 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (5.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.44%) .NET
2 9 (5.84%) Web Services
3 5 (3.25%) HTML
4 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.95%) WPF
5 3 (1.95%) XML
6 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.30%) J2EE
6 2 (1.30%) JSP
6 2 (1.30%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.30%) WinForms
7 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.65%) CSS
7 1 (0.65%) CSS3
7 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.65%) Java EE
7 1 (0.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.65%) Sass
7 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.79%) PMI
4 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.84%) CMDB
6 8 (5.19%) BYOD
6 8 (5.19%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.55%) Driving Licence
7 7 (4.55%) PKI
8 5 (3.25%) Handset
8 5 (3.25%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.65%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.65%) Clustering
10 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.65%) EPoS
10 1 (0.65%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.77%) Windows 7
2 42 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 33 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (20.13%) Windows 10
5 27 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (12.34%) Linux
7 10 (6.49%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.84%) Mac OS
9 8 (5.19%) Unix
10 7 (4.55%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.90%) Windows 8
12 5 (3.25%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.30%) Android
13 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.65%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.73%) ITIL
2 25 (16.23%) Migration
3 18 (11.69%) Project Management
4 14 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 13 (8.44%) Change Management
6 9 (5.84%) Network Design
6 9 (5.84%) Service Design
7 7 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.55%) Line Management
7 7 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 7 (4.55%) Release Management
7 7 (4.55%) Service Management
7 7 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.90%) Application Rationalisation
8 6 (3.90%) Fault Analysis
8 6 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (3.90%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.90%) SOA
9 5 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.14%) C#
3 9 (5.84%) Java
3 9 (5.84%) SQL
4 6 (3.90%) C++
5 5 (3.25%) Perl
5 5 (3.25%) PHP
6 3 (1.95%) C
6 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.30%) VB
7 2 (1.30%) XAML
8 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.79%) PMI Certification
1 12 (7.79%) PMP
2 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.90%) Degree
4 3 (1.95%) CCNA
4 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.95%) MCDST
4 3 (1.95%) MCP
4 3 (1.95%) MCSE
5 2 (1.30%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.30%) CCNP
5 2 (1.30%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.65%) MCITP
6 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.65%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) PMO
1 5 (3.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 59 (38.31%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.79%) vSphere
4 11 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (5.19%) XenApp
7 7 (4.55%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.65%) Docker
11 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (18.83%) SCCM
2 11 (7.14%) SCOM
3 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (2.60%) AppDNA
5 4 (2.60%) EdgeSight
5 4 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.30%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.65%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (0.65%) DameWare
8 1 (0.65%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.65%) WMI
8 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.58%) VMware
3 13 (8.44%) Citrix
4 9 (5.84%) NetApp
5 7 (4.55%) Oracle
6 6 (3.90%) Apple
6 6 (3.90%) HP
7 4 (2.60%) Sophos
8 3 (1.95%) Cisco
8 3 (1.95%) Clearswift
8 3 (1.95%) Lotus
8 3 (1.95%) Symantec
9 2 (1.30%) AppSense
9 2 (1.30%) IBM
9 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.30%) Siebel
9 2 (1.30%) Talend
9 2 (1.30%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.65%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.65%) Meraki
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