The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 73 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.72% 1.97% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £127 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.27% -36.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £130 £275
% change year-on-year
+119.23% -52.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.84 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.61 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -6.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
184 203 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.55% 24.25% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 69 68
Average daily rate £400 £288 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £132 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £439 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 43 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £31.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.96% +90.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £13.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) OOP
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) WSDL
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Java EE
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Mac OS
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) WSDL
1 6 (75.00%) Java EE
1 6 (75.00%) JSON
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Handset
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (75.00%) Mac OS
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) OOP
1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix