The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham 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 - 13 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 5.56% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £132 £285 £280
% change year-on-year
-53.68% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +15.72%
Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 20 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.10% 27.78% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 77
Average daily rate £350 £387 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -18.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £310 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Vista
Gloucestershire

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Vista
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Compaq
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) PDA

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Compaq