Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 60 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.05% 2.77% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.98% 11.74% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 13
Oxfordshire median daily rate £150 £200 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +29.03% -22.50%
10th Percentile £131 £113 £131
90th Percentile £174 £384 £295
South East median daily rate £223 £225 £150
% change year-on-year -1.11% +50.00% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 18
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.40 £17.50 £17.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -0.77% +25.96%
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.11 £14.68
% change year-on-year +5.54% +9.76% +4.82%

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 188 298 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 25.68% 23.59% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 204 166
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -15.56% +23.88%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £177
90th Percentile £556 £579 £553
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £17.48 £13.80 £10.00
90th Percentile £112.00 £57.50 £20.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -8.11%

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 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
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 18 August 2019. 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 +7 8 £150 -28.57% 6
Kidlington +8 3 £145 -3.33% 1
Thame - 1 - -
Witney - 1 £150 -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Public Sector
6 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (26.67%) Release Management
6 4 (26.67%) Change Control
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (13.33%) Java RMI
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) Service Management
8 2 (13.33%) Time Management
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) Network Management
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.67%) BYOD
9 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (6.67%) Android

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 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) IT Support
2 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (13.33%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) BYOD
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Preventative Maintenance
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) IBM