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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 53 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.88% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.77% 4.10% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £124 £228
% change year-on-year
+37.37% -45.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.23% -1.66%
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
130 122 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.41% 21.55% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 44
Average daily rate £300 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £125 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £28.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware