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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 177 193 175
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.21% 0.71% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
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 £180 £356 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £500 £119
UK excluding London average daily rate £204 £215 £240
% change year-on-year
-5.34% -10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £132.50 £14.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+846.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.67%
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
1156 1273 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.81% 21.16% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 889 878
Average daily rate £413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 85
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 2015.

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
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Windows XP
4 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) MS Office
8 6 (31.58%) Finance
9 5 (26.32%) C#
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) .NET
10 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) MS Access
10 4 (21.05%) CRM
10 4 (21.05%) FTP
10 4 (21.05%) Internet
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
10 4 (21.05%) Billing
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) QA
11 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
11 3 (15.79%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) WorkSite
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) FTP
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) MS Access
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
3 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Technician
6 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) IVR
2 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.53%) Smartcard
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows XP
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
7 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
8 1 (5.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCDST
1 2 (10.53%) MCITP
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Postfix
3 1 (5.26%) KVM
3 1 (5.26%) Squid
3 1 (5.26%) Xen
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) ZENworks
2 1 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) CQG
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Dell
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
3 2 (10.53%) Reuters
3 2 (10.53%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) BT
4 1 (5.26%) Leostream