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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 52 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% 0.82% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 3.33% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £264
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -27.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +20.28%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 90 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.54% 24.46% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 30 80
Average daily rate £350 £306 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 60
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) InstallShield
2 2 (66.67%) AdminStudio
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
1 2 (66.67%) InstallShield
1 2 (66.67%) AdminStudio
1 2 (66.67%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense