Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Windows Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 81 83
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 29 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.30% 1.33% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.38% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 20
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £393 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.20% +46.73% +67.19%
10th Percentile £205 £140 £126
90th Percentile £425 £420 £450
South East median daily rate £362 £340 £297
% change year-on-year +6.32% +14.48% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.25 £13.03 £15.25
% change year-on-year +93.86% -14.59% -36.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1,227 1,089 1,186
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 96.20% 97.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 797 863
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £557 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 55
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +26.93% -13.85%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.32 £9.70
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £17.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.61% -11.15% +14.29%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in Oxfordshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Engineer in Oxfordshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Engineer in Oxfordshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Engineer in Oxfordshire

Windows Engineer
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 Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 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 +9 19 £325 -18.75%
Kidlington -7 2 £293 -26.42%
Windows Engineer
South East

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (68.97%) Windows 10
3 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
4 15 (51.72%) SCCM
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
7 12 (41.38%) DHCP
7 12 (41.38%) DNS
7 12 (41.38%) Office 365
8 11 (37.93%) Migration
9 10 (34.48%) Web Services
9 10 (34.48%) Problem Management
9 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (31.03%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
10 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
10 9 (31.03%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (31.03%) Application Packaging
10 9 (31.03%) Mac OS
10 9 (31.03%) Apple
11 8 (27.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
11 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (27.59%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (27.59%) GDPR

Windows Engineer Skill Set
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 4 (13.79%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Office 365
2 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) DHCP
1 12 (41.38%) DNS
2 9 (31.03%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.90%) SMS
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows 10
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
4 9 (31.03%) Mac OS
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 10 (34.48%) Problem Management
3 9 (31.03%) Application Packaging
3 9 (31.03%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
4 8 (27.59%) Runbook
4 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Data Security
6 4 (13.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (3.45%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) SCCM
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Apple
3 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
3 4 (13.79%) Synology
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee