The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Midlands region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 87 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 11 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.47% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.32% 2.14% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate £110 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £133 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.75 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-8.47% +17.71%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
331 280 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.96% 21.79% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 98 118
Average daily rate £223 £280 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.53% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £170 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 59 48
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.67 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the East Midlands region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the East Midlands region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Derbyshire - 6 £110 -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
3 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
4 26 (83.87%) MS Office
5 24 (77.42%) Citrix
5 24 (77.42%) Blackberry
6 23 (74.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (58.06%) HP
9 17 (54.84%) Novell
9 17 (54.84%) Lotus
9 17 (54.84%) VBScript
9 17 (54.84%) Windows 2000
9 17 (54.84%) IBM Notes
9 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
9 17 (54.84%) NetWare
9 17 (54.84%) VPN
9 17 (54.84%) ITSM
9 17 (54.84%) ServiceCenter
9 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
9 17 (54.84%) XenDesktop
9 17 (54.84%) Windows 7
9 17 (54.84%) Apple iOS
10 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (16.13%) MCDST
12 5 (16.13%) MCTS
12 5 (16.13%) MCITP
12 5 (16.13%) MCSA

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (74.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 17 (54.84%) IBM Notes
2 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (83.87%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) VPN
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) SMTP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (19.35%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) IT Support
3 3 (9.68%) Project Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 24 (77.42%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows 2000
2 17 (54.84%) Windows 7
2 17 (54.84%) Apple iOS
2 17 (54.84%) NetWare
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITSM
2 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) VBScript
1 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCDST
2 5 (16.13%) MCTS
2 5 (16.13%) MCITP
2 5 (16.13%) MCP
2 5 (16.13%) MCSA
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
2 17 (54.84%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.23%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 24 (77.42%) Citrix
3 18 (58.06%) HP
4 17 (54.84%) Novell
4 17 (54.84%) Lotus
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Siemens
7 1 (3.23%) Capita
7 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky