The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 118 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.074% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 0.39% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £409 £200 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.37% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £176 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £224 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £174 £160
% change year-on-year
+13.83% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £160.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.34%
Windows Vista
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
458 518 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.02% 19.10% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 262 267
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £202 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.33 £55.65 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the Berkshire region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the Berkshire region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 2 £525 +208.82%
Bracknell - 1 £293 -
Windows Vista
South East

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows XP
3 11 (57.89%) DNS
3 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) SCCM
6 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) Infovista
8 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) SLA
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (21.05%) DHCP
10 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
10 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.79%) LAN
10 3 (15.79%) InstallShield
10 3 (15.79%) Wireless
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.79%) VMware
10 3 (15.79%) Software Distribution
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
11 2 (10.53%) Marketing
11 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (10.53%) vSphere
11 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (10.53%) Windows 8

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 200
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
1 1 (5.26%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows XP
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) AIX
7 1 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (15.79%) Software Distribution
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) eTOM
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Infovista
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.26%) Sage
5 1 (5.26%) SAP