The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 68 72 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 16 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.28% 0.70% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.52% 2.95% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Average daily rate
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£145 £190 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £180 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £372 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £204 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.11% -25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.63 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +4.80%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
290 237 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.18% 23.87% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 92 71
Average daily rate £290 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 31
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £12.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £16.90 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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
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 23 October 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
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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
Milton Keynes -5 11 £145 -23.68% 4
Windows Vista
South East

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows 8
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (38.46%) MCSE
6 10 (38.46%) MCP
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 9 (34.62%) OVSD
7 9 (34.62%) Backup Exec
8 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
9 6 (23.08%) Application Packaging
9 6 (23.08%) Service Management
10 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) UNIX
10 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (15.38%) MSI
11 4 (15.38%) EPoS
11 4 (15.38%) Retail
12 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
12 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
12 3 (11.54%) InstallShield
12 3 (11.54%) Windows XP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SMS
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MSI
2 3 (11.54%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (34.62%) Support Analyst
4 8 (30.77%) Service Analyst
4 8 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (30.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Assistant
6 1 (3.85%) IT Assistant
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) EPoS
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows 8
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) UNIX
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) MCSE
2 10 (38.46%) MCP
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCDST
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) OVSD
1 9 (34.62%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Altiris
2 1 (3.85%) Kaseya
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) EMC
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy
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