Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 51 31
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 38 52 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.08% 4.20% 6.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.96% 20.08% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 48
Oxfordshire median daily rate £170 £150 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% -24.44%
10th Percentile £119 £128 £130
90th Percentile £238 £350 £500
South East median daily rate £178 £213 £225
% change year-on-year -16.24% -5.56% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.97 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.30% +17.86% +0.47%
South East median hourly rate £16.62 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.77% -6.25% +13.48%

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 254 259 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 20.62% 20.90% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 166 212
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.48% -12.15%
10th Percentile £140 £143 £134
90th Percentile £625 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 32
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.43 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.80% -3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.30 £12.58
90th Percentile £37.60 £20.00 £55.68
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -23 19 £173 +15.00% 2
Abingdon +6 3 - - 1
Bicester - 3 £175 -
Kidlington -13 2 £145 - 1
Thame - 2 £118 -
Banbury -5 1 - -
Carterton - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
3 19 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (23.68%) ITIL
5 9 (23.68%) Apple
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 8
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
6 7 (18.42%) DHCP
6 7 (18.42%) DNS
7 6 (15.79%) LAN
7 6 (15.79%) SMS
7 6 (15.79%) Service Management
7 6 (15.79%) Office 365
7 6 (15.79%) SCCM
8 5 (13.16%) PDA
8 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
8 5 (13.16%) Internet
9 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (10.53%) SLA
9 4 (10.53%) Cisco
9 4 (10.53%) Publishing
9 4 (10.53%) VMware
9 4 (10.53%) Android
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS

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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.26%) G Suite
5 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) DHCP
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) LAN
2 6 (15.79%) SMS
3 5 (13.16%) Internet
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) IPsec
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
6 1 (2.63%) PSTN
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Service Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) IT Support
5 8 (21.05%) IT Analyst
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Support
7 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support
9 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
10 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 3 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) PDA
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) iPad
2 3 (7.89%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) EPoS
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 8
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) Android
5 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) Mac OS
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Service Management
3 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Break/Fix
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Ticket Management
5 2 (5.26%) Line Management
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Proactive Management
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.89%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Apple
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Dell
4 3 (7.89%) Google
4 3 (7.89%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.26%) Snow
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp