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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 130 167 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.15% 21.66% 17.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.02% 71.67% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 94 28
Median daily rate £305 £346 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.91% +35.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £153 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 24
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.49 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.00 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -1.61%
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
171 233 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.13% 30.22% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 147 43
Median daily rate £325 £375 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £161 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 5 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 5 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 5 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 0 59 £275 -25.42% 13
Kidlington +1 7 £209 +39.16% 1
Banbury -2 6 £354 -21.38% 3
Burford -1 1 £175 +34.61%
Wallingford - 1 £250 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 96 (38.87%) Active Directory
2 87 (35.22%) Windows Server
3 79 (31.98%) Microsoft
4 78 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 62 (25.10%) Linux
6 55 (22.27%) ITIL
7 45 (18.22%) VMware
8 37 (14.98%) Change Management
8 37 (14.98%) Java
9 34 (13.77%) Subversion
10 33 (13.36%) MS Office
11 32 (12.96%) HTML
11 32 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (12.55%) SQL Server
13 30 (12.15%) .NET
13 30 (12.15%) IIS
13 30 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (10.93%) Project Management
16 26 (10.53%) CSS
16 26 (10.53%) JavaScript
16 26 (10.53%) Windows XP
16 26 (10.53%) MS Exchange
17 25 (10.12%) SQL
17 25 (10.12%) Adobe
18 24 (9.72%) Red Hat
18 24 (9.72%) Oracle
18 24 (9.72%) C#
18 24 (9.72%) C++
18 24 (9.72%) Problem Management

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 (12.15%) IIS
2 26 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 23 (9.31%) IBM Notes
3 23 (9.31%) Tomcat
4 22 (8.91%) SharePoint
5 19 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (5.26%) Apache Solr
7 11 (4.45%) SAS
8 9 (3.64%) Apache
8 9 (3.64%) WordPress
9 7 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (2.43%) Node.js
10 6 (2.43%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.21%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.81%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.40%) CMS
13 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (13.36%) MS Office
2 19 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 16 (6.48%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.40%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.50%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (6.07%) Office 365
4 8 (3.24%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (3.24%) Google Analytics
4 8 (3.24%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.31%) Intranet
2 20 (8.10%) DNS
3 18 (7.29%) TCP/IP
4 17 (6.88%) Internet
4 17 (6.88%) VPN
5 14 (5.67%) DHCP
5 14 (5.67%) LAN
5 14 (5.67%) WAN
6 11 (4.45%) Firewall
7 4 (1.62%) Wireless
8 3 (1.21%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.21%) VoIP
9 2 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.81%) HTTP
9 2 (0.81%) PBX
9 2 (0.81%) VLAN
10 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.40%) Skype
10 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.88%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.45%) Big Data
5 11 (4.45%) HPCC
6 8 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.40%) Power BI
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (13.77%) Subversion
2 22 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.05%) TortoiseSVN
4 8 (3.24%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) JUnit
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (6.48%) Publishing
2 12 (4.86%) Back Office
3 6 (2.43%) Finance
4 2 (0.81%) Banking
4 2 (0.81%) Retail
4 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Electronics
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (19.43%) Analyst
2 43 (17.41%) Support Engineer
3 38 (15.38%) Developer
4 30 (12.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 25 (10.12%) Service Analyst
6 23 (9.31%) Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (8.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 22 (8.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (8.91%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (8.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (8.10%) IT Support
8 20 (8.10%) Support Analyst
9 18 (7.29%) Technical Analyst
10 17 (6.88%) Desktop Support
11 16 (6.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 16 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (6.48%) Desktop Engineer
12 14 (5.67%) .NET Developer
12 14 (5.67%) Architect
12 14 (5.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.96%) HTML
2 30 (12.15%) .NET
3 26 (10.53%) CSS
4 23 (9.31%) HTML5
5 21 (8.50%) Web Services
6 16 (6.48%) Middleware
6 16 (6.48%) RESTful
6 16 (6.48%) Spring
7 14 (5.67%) XML
8 10 (4.05%) Classic ASP
8 10 (4.05%) Java EE
8 10 (4.05%) Regular Expression
9 9 (3.64%) GWT
9 9 (3.64%) Smart GWT
10 7 (2.83%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.43%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.81%) jQuery
12 2 (0.81%) REST
12 2 (0.81%) X-Windows
13 1 (0.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.29%) CMDB
2 15 (6.07%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.45%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.83%) Statistics
5 5 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.21%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.21%) PMI
7 3 (1.21%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.81%) Handset
8 2 (0.81%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.40%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.40%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 87 (35.22%) Windows Server
2 78 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 62 (25.10%) Linux
4 32 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 23 (9.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (6.48%) Unix
8 16 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (5.67%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.83%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (2.43%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.43%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.62%) Windows CE
14 3 (1.21%) Android
15 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.27%) ITIL
2 37 (14.98%) Change Management
3 28 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (10.93%) Project Management
5 24 (9.72%) Problem Management
6 23 (9.31%) Incident Management
7 22 (8.91%) Migration
8 19 (7.69%) Analytics
9 17 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (6.88%) TDD
10 16 (6.48%) Release Management
11 15 (6.07%) Change Control
11 15 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.26%) SEO
12 13 (5.26%) Web Development
13 12 (4.86%) Project Planning
14 11 (4.45%) Multithreading
14 11 (4.45%) OO
14 11 (4.45%) PRINCE2
14 11 (4.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.98%) Java
2 26 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 25 (10.12%) SQL
4 24 (9.72%) C#
4 24 (9.72%) C++
5 17 (6.88%) Perl
6 15 (6.07%) PHP
7 13 (5.26%) Python
8 11 (4.45%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.45%) R
9 6 (2.43%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.62%) VB
11 2 (0.81%) COBOL
11 2 (0.81%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.40%) C
12 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.48%) Degree
1 16 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.07%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (4.45%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.64%) MCSE
5 7 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.02%) MCITP
6 5 (2.02%) MCTS
7 4 (1.62%) CCNA
7 4 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.21%) PMP
9 2 (0.81%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.81%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.81%) MCP
9 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.81%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.24%) SLA
2 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.62%) QA
System Software
1 96 (38.87%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 18 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.43%) vSphere
7 3 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.21%) XenApp
8 2 (0.81%) Firmware
8 2 (0.81%) Samba
9 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.40%) GridGain
9 1 (0.40%) Postfix
9 1 (0.40%) vCloud
9 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (9.72%) SCCM
2 16 (6.48%) DameWare
3 7 (2.83%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.02%) BMC Marimba
5 3 (1.21%) SCOM
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.81%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.40%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.40%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) Puppet
7 1 (0.40%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (31.98%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.22%) VMware
3 25 (10.12%) Adobe
4 24 (9.72%) Oracle
4 24 (9.72%) Red Hat
5 21 (8.50%) Lotus
6 15 (6.07%) Citrix
6 15 (6.07%) PeopleSoft
7 13 (5.26%) Google
7 13 (5.26%) NetApp
8 11 (4.45%) Cisco
9 8 (3.24%) IBM
10 7 (2.83%) Sophos
11 5 (2.02%) BMC
11 5 (2.02%) Dell
11 5 (2.02%) HP
12 4 (1.62%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.62%) Remedy
13 3 (1.21%) Apple
13 3 (1.21%) AppSense
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