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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 200 208 216
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 3 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.27% 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 1.19% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
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£363 £313 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £250 £244
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.42 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-11.69% +19.41%
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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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1342 1600 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.75% 22.61% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1084 1000
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 81 87
Average hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.50 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) Broadband
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) iPhone
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) iPad
8 2 (15.38%) Kindle
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Documentum
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Broadband
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) iPhone
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) Kindle
2 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 2 (15.38%) Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
1 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) Sage
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.69%) Draytek
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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