The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 77 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 19 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.17% 0.76% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.09% 3.31% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Average daily rate
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£115 £115 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £204 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.97% -25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.29 £15.67 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-2.42% +20.53%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
373 363 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.01% 22.89% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 171 141
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £80 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 55 81
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 9 £110 -
Nottinghamshire +10 2 - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) MS Office
2 22 (88.00%) Windows XP
3 21 (84.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (36.00%) ITIL
8 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (24.00%) SCCM
9 6 (24.00%) VB
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) OOP
9 6 (24.00%) OO
9 6 (24.00%) Dell
9 6 (24.00%) MSI
9 6 (24.00%) Dell Certification
10 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
10 5 (20.00%) Validation
10 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
11 4 (16.00%) MCITP
11 4 (16.00%) QA
11 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
12 3 (12.00%) SLA
12 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
12 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
12 3 (12.00%) MCP
12 3 (12.00%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (88.00%) MS Office
2 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Desktop Support
4 8 (32.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 8 (32.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 8 (32.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Deskside Support
5 6 (24.00%) Deskside Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Build Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) IT Support
9 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows XP
3 21 (84.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) OOP
2 6 (24.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) Validation
3 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Dell Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCITP
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) MCP
4 2 (8.00%) MOS
4 2 (8.00%) MCDST
4 2 (8.00%) MCTS
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Dell
3 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) BT