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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 189 207 188
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 7 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.61% 0.71% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£165 £250 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £214 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £241 £130 £223
% change year-on-year
+85.57% -41.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £132.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+488.88% +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
Windows Vista
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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
1155 1259 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.63% 19.82% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 872 833
Average daily rate £413 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 71
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 6 (28.57%) MS Office
10 5 (23.81%) C#
10 5 (23.81%) SQL
10 5 (23.81%) .NET
10 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
11 4 (19.05%) Billing
11 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (19.05%) VMware
11 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
11 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (19.05%) QA
11 4 (19.05%) SCCM
11 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 4 (19.05%) MS Access
11 4 (19.05%) CRM
11 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) WorkSite
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
1 4 (19.05%) FTP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) MS Access
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (19.05%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support
4 4 (19.05%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
5 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support
7 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Technician
7 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.52%) IVR
3 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
3 2 (9.52%) Smartcard
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Windows CE
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
1 4 (19.05%) CRM
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
3 1 (4.76%) SIEM
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
2 2 (9.52%) MCDST
2 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Postfix
3 1 (4.76%) KVM
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
3 3 (14.29%) Reuters
3 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) CQG
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Interwoven
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) Polycom