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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 138 90 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.30% 18.15% 22.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.70% 77.59% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 32 68
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £177 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 13
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.90 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £15.90 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
198 116 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.26% 23.39% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 51 72
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £436 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 64 £394 +28.04% 20
Banbury +2 12 £450 +32.35%
Abingdon +4 9 £335 +42.55% 3
Kidlington - 9 £190 - 2
Burford - 3 £130 -
Bicester - 1 £375 - 1
Woodstock - 1 £180 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 114 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 103 (37.59%) Active Directory
3 84 (30.66%) Windows 7
4 78 (28.47%) VMware
5 65 (23.72%) Linux
6 58 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (19.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 53 (19.34%) MS Office
9 48 (17.52%) ITIL
10 45 (16.42%) SQL
10 45 (16.42%) Cisco
11 43 (15.69%) MS Exchange
11 43 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 40 (14.60%) Windows XP
13 37 (13.50%) WAN
14 33 (12.04%) Windows 8
14 33 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (11.68%) PowerShell
15 32 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (10.95%) MS Excel
16 30 (10.95%) SCCM
17 29 (10.58%) SAN
18 27 (9.85%) SQL Server
19 25 (9.12%) IIS
19 25 (9.12%) DNS
19 25 (9.12%) Firewall
20 24 (8.76%) Citrix
21 23 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
21 23 (8.39%) LAN
21 23 (8.39%) Wireless

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 43 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.12%) IIS
3 23 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (4.38%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.38%) Lync
6 9 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (2.55%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.82%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.09%) WordPress
11 2 (0.73%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.36%) Node.js
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (19.34%) MS Office
2 30 (10.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.09%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.50%) WAN
2 29 (10.58%) SAN
3 25 (9.12%) DNS
3 25 (9.12%) Firewall
4 23 (8.39%) Wireless
4 23 (8.39%) LAN
5 18 (6.57%) Network Security
6 16 (5.84%) ADSL
7 13 (4.74%) DHCP
8 10 (3.65%) VoIP
9 9 (3.28%) Internet
10 8 (2.92%) VPN
11 6 (2.19%) TCP/IP
11 6 (2.19%) MPLS
12 5 (1.82%) NAS
13 3 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.09%) Cisco ISE
13 3 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.09%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.82%) SSDT
5 5 (1.82%) MySQL
6 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (6.93%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.55%) Maven
3 7 (2.55%) Ant
4 6 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (2.19%) MSBuild
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.82%) Subversion
5 5 (1.82%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (8.39%) Finance
2 3 (1.09%) Banking
2 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.73%) Marketing
3 2 (0.73%) Publishing
4 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (25.91%) Analyst
2 42 (15.33%) Support Analyst
3 36 (13.14%) Support Engineer
4 31 (11.31%) 2nd Line Support
5 24 (8.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 24 (8.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (8.76%) Service Analyst
6 21 (7.66%) IT Support
7 19 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
7 19 (6.93%) Administrator
8 17 (6.20%) Developer
9 15 (5.47%) 1st Line Support
10 14 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.11%) Desktop Support
11 13 (4.74%) Architect
11 13 (4.74%) Consultant
11 13 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 13 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.20%) .NET
2 8 (2.92%) XML
2 8 (2.92%) Spring
2 8 (2.92%) JSF
2 8 (2.92%) Ajax
3 7 (2.55%) JMS
3 7 (2.55%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (2.55%) XSLT
3 7 (2.55%) JSP
3 7 (2.55%) J2EE
3 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.55%) jQuery
3 7 (2.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (2.19%) Middleware
5 4 (1.46%) MDX
5 4 (1.46%) WPF
6 2 (0.73%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (0.73%) HTML
6 2 (0.73%) WinForms
6 2 (0.73%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.66%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.38%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.92%) Replication
5 6 (2.19%) NHS
5 6 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.46%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.46%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.09%) EMC VNXe
8 3 (1.09%) Symmetrix DMX
8 3 (1.09%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.09%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.09%) Symmetrix
8 3 (1.09%) EMC Centera
9 2 (0.73%) Clustering
9 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.73%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.36%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 84 (30.66%) Windows 7
2 65 (23.72%) Linux
3 58 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (19.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (14.60%) Windows XP
6 33 (12.04%) Windows 8
7 23 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (6.93%) UNIX
9 15 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.01%) CentOS
11 8 (2.92%) Fedora
12 7 (2.55%) Android
13 3 (1.09%) HPUX
13 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.09%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.52%) ITIL
2 21 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (7.30%) Migration
3 20 (7.30%) Load Balancing
4 19 (6.93%) Scrum
5 15 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (4.74%) Service Management
7 13 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (2.92%) Configuration Management
8 8 (2.92%) UML
8 8 (2.92%) SOA
8 8 (2.92%) Change Management
8 8 (2.92%) Problem Management
9 7 (2.55%) Data Migration
9 7 (2.55%) Identity Management
9 7 (2.55%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.19%) Project Management
10 6 (2.19%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.42%) SQL
2 32 (11.68%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.38%) Python
4 11 (4.01%) C#
5 10 (3.65%) C++
5 10 (3.65%) Perl
6 9 (3.28%) Java
6 9 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.55%) XQuery
7 7 (2.55%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.55%) XPath
7 7 (2.55%) C++/CLI
7 7 (2.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 6 (2.19%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.82%) PHP
10 4 (1.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.38%) CCNA
3 12 (4.38%) Degree
3 12 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.46%) MCSE
5 3 (1.09%) CCNP
6 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.73%) CCVP
6 2 (0.73%) MCTS
6 2 (0.73%) MCITP
6 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) MCPD
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.36%) MCP
7 1 (0.36%) MCAD
7 1 (0.36%) MCSD
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 103 (37.59%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.03%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.20%) vSphere
5 10 (3.65%) XenApp
6 8 (2.92%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.19%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.73%) Samba
10 1 (0.36%) NFS
10 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.36%) Firmware
10 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (10.95%) SCCM
2 11 (4.01%) Nagios
2 11 (4.01%) Icinga
3 7 (2.55%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (2.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (2.55%) SCOM
4 6 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.82%) Cacti
6 3 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.09%) OpenView
7 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.36%) WSUS
8 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 114 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 78 (28.47%) VMware
3 45 (16.42%) Cisco
4 24 (8.76%) Citrix
5 19 (6.93%) HP
6 14 (5.11%) Juniper
6 14 (5.11%) Red Hat
7 13 (4.74%) Oracle
8 12 (4.38%) Dell
9 11 (4.01%) NetApp
10 9 (3.28%) EMC
11 7 (2.55%) Perforce
12 6 (2.19%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.82%) CommVault
13 5 (1.82%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.82%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.82%) Remedy
13 5 (1.82%) F5
14 3 (1.09%) Dell KACE
14 3 (1.09%) Ruckus Wireless
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