The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 74 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 9 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.75% 1.08% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 5.63% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £226 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.38% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £315 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £335 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £132 £285 £280
% change year-on-year
-53.68% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £80.38 - £12.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 - £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £132.08 - £13.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +15.72%
Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
279 160 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.25% 19.18% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 65 121
Average daily rate £281 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 51
Average hourly rate £15.35 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £27.50 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Vista
South East

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Milton Keynes -22 3 £226 -30.38%
Aylesbury - 3 - -
Windows Vista
South East

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (64.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (48.00%) MS Office
6 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
7 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (28.00%) ITIL
10 6 (24.00%) SQL
10 6 (24.00%) MCSE
10 6 (24.00%) Linux
10 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
11 5 (20.00%) Citrix
11 5 (20.00%) MCP
12 4 (16.00%) Broadband
12 4 (16.00%) VPN
12 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (16.00%) 3G
12 4 (16.00%) Firewall
12 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
12 4 (16.00%) XenApp
12 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
13 3 (12.00%) PDA
13 3 (12.00%) Marketing

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Office
2 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Broadband
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
1 4 (16.00%) 3G
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
1 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (8.00%) MSI
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
2 1 (4.00%) German Language
2 1 (4.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Packager
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) C# Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) PDA
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Handset
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) MCSE
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) MCP
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) MCDST
6 1 (4.00%) MCTS
6 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) XenServer
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.00%) Snort
4 1 (4.00%) Nmap
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) WSUS
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (4.00%) Nessus
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) Novell
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Kaseya
4 1 (4.00%) AppSense
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Nokia
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Compaq
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco