The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 139 176 196
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 4 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 1.21% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Average daily rate - £273 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £174 £130
% change year-on-year
-17.86% +33.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £132.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +488.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.58 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +11.28%
Windows Vista
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
650 1154 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.08% 22.75% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 891 829
Average daily rate £433 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £18.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (42.86%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (42.86%) XML Messaging
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) SWIFT
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) vMotion
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) ISO20022
5 3 (42.86%) ISO15022
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) SWIFT Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) SWIFT
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
1 1 (14.29%) ISMS
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) OWASP
1 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
1 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) MCDST
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO15022
1 3 (42.86%) ISO20022
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle