The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 17 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 Cambridge 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-52.72% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.61 £14.50 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-6.17% +15.72%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
94 133 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.82% 34.73% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 76
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £40.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Vista
Cambridgeshire

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows Vista
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Deskside Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft