Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 6 months to 23 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 54 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 -29 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 41 60 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.33% 4.74% 7.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.62% 20.83% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 53
Oxfordshire median daily rate £170 £150 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% -24.44%
10th Percentile £111 £116 £131
90th Percentile £303 £338 £500
South East median daily rate £180 £188 £238
% change year-on-year -4.00% -21.05% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 19
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £16.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.52% +16.96% +0.54%
10th Percentile £13.27 £13.95 £12.25
90th Percentile £160.00 £30.38 £137.65
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -14.71% +15.25%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 301 288 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.47% 22.75% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 191 214
Oxfordshire median daily rate £405 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £144 £128 £150
90th Percentile £604 £508 £463
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 49
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +13.48%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £131.55 £36.93 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Oxfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Oxfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Oxfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Oxfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Oxfordshire

Windows 7
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 7 within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -13 22 £188 +38.89% 1
Abingdon +3 5 £231 +12.80% 2
Kidlington -7 4 £145 -18.88%
Carterton - 3 £100 -
Thame - 1 £120 -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (29.27%) Windows 10
6 11 (26.83%) DNS
6 11 (26.83%) DHCP
6 11 (26.83%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
8 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
8 9 (21.95%) VMware
9 8 (19.51%) NetBackup
9 8 (19.51%) Service Management
9 8 (19.51%) Change Management
9 8 (19.51%) NetApp
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (19.51%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
9 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
10 7 (17.07%) Patch Management
10 7 (17.07%) SMS
10 7 (17.07%) Internet
11 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
12 5 (12.20%) PDA
12 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (12.20%) Office 365

Windows 7
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DHCP
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 7 (17.07%) SMS
3 4 (9.76%) LAN
4 3 (7.32%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) Firewall
5 2 (4.88%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (4.88%) Skype
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
6 1 (2.44%) VoIP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Service Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (17.07%) IT Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) IT Support
3 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Service Desk Support
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.32%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.20%) PDA
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) EPoS
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (29.27%) Windows 10
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
6 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
7 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
8 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Change Management
2 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
2 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
2 8 (19.51%) Service Management
3 7 (17.07%) Patch Management
4 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (12.20%) Proactive Management
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Change Control
7 2 (4.88%) Break/Fix
7 2 (4.88%) Line Management
8 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.44%) Demand Management
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.44%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
3 8 (19.51%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.88%) Nessus
4 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) NetApp
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Avaya
5 2 (4.88%) F5
5 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.88%) Sophos
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Lotus
6 1 (2.44%) Snow