The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 58 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.49% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 2.14% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £75 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £278
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.28 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.66%
Windows Vista
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
120 140 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.62% 22.69% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 84 44
Average daily rate £350 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £90 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.87 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% +2.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £34.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) EJB
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) ATM
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Informix
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) TPMS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) VMware