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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 60 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.76% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.75% 3.45% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £234 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.70 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
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
171 145 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.35% 21.97% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 91 55
Average daily rate £320 £293 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% +9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.98 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.06% -37.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) MSI
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (11.11%) TPMS
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) iPad
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) DameWare

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) TPMS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) ATM
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) EJB
2 1 (11.11%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase