Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 58 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 -32 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 45 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.65% 3.37% 5.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.90% 17.54% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 39
Oxfordshire median daily rate £155 £150 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -13.85%
10th Percentile £113 £135 £125
90th Percentile £300 £248 £316
South East median daily rate £225 £175 £238
% change year-on-year +28.57% -26.32% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 12
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.97 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.16% +26.93% +4.87%
South East median hourly rate £16.22 £14.85 £15.13
% change year-on-year +9.19% -1.82% +0.87%

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 283 228 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 22.93% 19.22% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 131 212
Oxfordshire median daily rate £360 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £148 £150 £130
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.11 £8.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £22.25 £32.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +12.90% -27.33% +32.16%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018. 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 -4 22 £210 +40.00% 2
Kidlington -6 6 £150 +3.45%
Banbury - 3 - -
Bicester - 3 £175 -
Carterton - 2 £115 -
Thame - 2 £118 -
Abingdon -2 1 - - 1
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 31 (68.89%) Windows 10
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
6 12 (26.67%) SCCM
7 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (20.00%) Migration
7 9 (20.00%) Apple
7 9 (20.00%) ITIL
8 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
8 8 (17.78%) DHCP
8 8 (17.78%) DNS
9 7 (15.56%) Office 365
10 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.33%) Google
10 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
11 5 (11.11%) Dell
11 5 (11.11%) Android
12 4 (8.89%) Ivanti
12 4 (8.89%) Smartphone
12 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (8.89%) Mac OS
12 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (8.89%) G Suite
12 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
12 4 (8.89%) Firewall

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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) G Suite
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) DHCP
1 8 (17.78%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.67%) LAN
3 3 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (6.67%) VoIP
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) IPsec
4 2 (4.44%) MPLS
4 2 (4.44%) PSTN
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless
5 1 (2.22%) Skype
General
1 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) IT Support
2 12 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (17.78%) Service Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) IT Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) IT Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.67%) iPad
3 3 (6.67%) iPhone
3 3 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Windows 10
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.11%) Android
5 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.89%) Mac OS
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Unix
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
1 9 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (6.67%) Break/Fix
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.67%) Ticket Management
3 3 (6.67%) Time Management
4 2 (4.44%) Decision-Making
4 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (4.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.22%) DevOps
5 1 (2.22%) E-Discovery
5 1 (2.22%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Apple
3 6 (13.33%) Google
4 5 (11.11%) Dell
5 4 (8.89%) Ivanti
6 3 (6.67%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (6.67%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) CA
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.44%) Remedy
7 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.22%) Freshdesk
8 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.22%) Sony
8 1 (2.22%) Splunk