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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 41 18 40
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.80% 7.24% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.10% 25.17% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 9
Median daily rate £150 £140 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -49.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £130 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.18% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £15.68 £14.00 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.96% +0.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £84.70 £17.50
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 116 143 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.98% 28.77% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 110 111
Median daily rate £338 £250 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £135 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 40
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -20 9 £150 +7.14% 1
Kidlington -1 3 £145 - 1
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
3 16 (43.24%) ITIL
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (24.32%) MS Office
7 8 (21.62%) SCCM
7 8 (21.62%) Office 365
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (18.92%) Skype for Business
8 7 (18.92%) Skype
8 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
9 6 (16.22%) Service Management
9 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.51%) Fault Analysis
10 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
10 5 (13.51%) DHCP
10 5 (13.51%) DNS
11 4 (10.81%) Web Services
11 4 (10.81%) Citrix
11 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
11 4 (10.81%) XenApp
11 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
11 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (10.81%) Compatibility Testing
11 4 (10.81%) SCOM

Windows 7
Top Related 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 7 (18.92%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Skype
2 5 (13.51%) DHCP
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) 3G
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Service Desk Support
2 12 (32.43%) Support Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Service Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (27.03%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (27.03%) IT Support
4 10 (27.03%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 9 (24.32%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (24.32%) Support Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) IT Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) IT Engineer
8 5 (13.51%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) BYOD
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Android
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Service Management
3 5 (13.51%) Fault Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (10.81%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Design
6 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.70%) MCDST
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
3 4 (10.81%) XenApp
3 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) AppDNA
2 4 (10.81%) EdgeSight
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) Sysprep
4 1 (2.70%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) Apple
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Aruba
5 1 (2.70%) Avaya
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) CommVault
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Sophos
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas
5 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard
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