The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 City of London 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 201 187 198
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 9 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 0.78% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 14
Average daily rate £205 £173 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.49% -27.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £328 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £132 £285 £280
% change year-on-year
-53.68% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £17.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £17.00 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +15.72%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1273 1280 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.72% 20.54% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 872 1006
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Vista
London

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) MS Office
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) Broadband
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (12.50%) MCSE
8 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (12.50%) Symantec
8 2 (12.50%) LAN
8 2 (12.50%) WAN
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (12.50%) XenApp
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Broadband
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) IAG
4 1 (6.25%) UAG
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) SCSM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 1 (6.25%) Wyse
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Novell
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos