The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kidlington with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Oxfordshire / Kidlington
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kidlington 44.44% 50.00% 27.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 83.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Median daily rate £266 £276 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -38.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kidlington with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Kidlington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kidlington 55.56% 60.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Median daily rate £145 £240 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.58% -36.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Kidlington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kidlington citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Kidlington

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kidlington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Kidlington.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Kidlington

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kidlington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Kidlington over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Kidlington

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kidlington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows in Kidlington.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Kidlington

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kidlington

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Kidlington region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
3 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) CMDB
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (26.67%) Handset
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) SCCM
5 3 (20.00%) Publishing
6 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (13.33%) AppSense
6 2 (13.33%) PMI
6 2 (13.33%) PMP
6 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) MCSE
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Siebel
7 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) C
7 1 (6.67%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Kidlington 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) IT Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) IT Support
1 9 (60.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Service Desk Support
2 6 (40.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (20.00%) IT Technician
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) CMDB
2 4 (26.67%) Handset
2 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (13.33%) PMI
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) RHCE
2 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) AppSense
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Siebel
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Talend
3 1 (6.67%) VMware