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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 194 197 187
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 5 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.084% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 0.41% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£323 £180 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% +44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £173 £275
% change year-on-year
+80.63% -37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
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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
1113 1222 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.43% 20.48% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 905 860
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 75
Average hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -25.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.11 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (78.95%) Windows XP
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) C#
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) Apple
9 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (21.05%) MS Office
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) MS Access
9 4 (21.05%) CRM
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) SCCM
9 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
9 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1 (5.26%) WorkSite
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
1 5 (26.32%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (21.05%) MS Access
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Billing
4 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Front Office
5 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Desktop Support
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) IVR
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows XP
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
6 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X Server
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
8 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.26%) Android
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.26%) AIX
8 1 (5.26%) UNIX
8 1 (5.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
1 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MOS
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) WMI
2 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) NetScout
5 1 (5.26%) BT
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Polycom
5 1 (5.26%) Leostream
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Reuters
5 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Lotus
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat