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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 186 199 189
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 14 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.07% 0.62% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate
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£351 £475 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.21% +313.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £315 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £525 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £208 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -21.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -23.54%
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
1303 1452 1443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.09% 21.36% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1016 997
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 62 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) MS Office
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (23.53%) Billing
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) QA
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) MS Access
8 4 (23.53%) CRM
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) FTP
8 4 (23.53%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) Documentum
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) WorkSite
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) FTP
1 4 (23.53%) VPN
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Broadband
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (23.53%) MS Access
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
3 4 (23.53%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
2 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) iPhone
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
3 2 (11.76%) IVR
3 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
3 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.88%) Windows CE
7 1 (5.88%) Android
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) System Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCDST
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Postfix
4 1 (5.88%) Xen
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.88%) Squid
4 1 (5.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) ZENworks
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.88%) WMI
2 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) CQG
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) Reuters
4 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Interwoven
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Sage
5 1 (5.88%) F5