The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Microsoft Windows 7
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.36% 5.76% 5.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.75% 20.99% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 9
Median daily rate £135 £135 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £153 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -18.53% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Median hourly rate £17.77 £18.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -8.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £14.85 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.94 £21.65 £148.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.84 £15.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.57% +2.01%  

Windows 7 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 Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 53 81 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 16.21% 27.46% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 57
Median daily rate £385 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -10.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £545 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Median hourly rate £17.77 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £8.80 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.55 £22.50 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Oxford

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Oxford

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Oxford

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Oxford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.00%) Skype
5 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
5 3 (15.00%) Office 365
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.00%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) SCCM
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (5.00%) Break/Fix
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) CMS
7 1 (5.00%) Debian
7 1 (5.00%) OpenBSD
7 1 (5.00%) VMware

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
1 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Field Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Floorwalker
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Debian
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) OpenBSD
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas
2 1 (5.00%) VMware