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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 32 14 33
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.24% 10.13% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.37% 29.63% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 3
Median daily rate £150 £140 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -49.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £210 £200
% change year-on-year -14.18% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.07% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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 49 81 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 17.63% 34.18% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 58 66
Median daily rate £375 £250 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -28.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 19
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Oxford over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Oxford

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Oxford

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
3 6 (37.50%) Skype
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 6 (37.50%) Office 365
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Fault Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (18.75%) AppDNA
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (18.75%) vSphere
6 3 (18.75%) EdgeSight
6 3 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) SCOM
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (18.75%) XenApp
6 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix

Windows 7
Top Related 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 6 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Skype
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Floorwalker
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) IT Trainer
4 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (18.75%) Trainer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) BYOD
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Statistics
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
2 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) AppDNA
2 3 (18.75%) EdgeSight
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas
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