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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 86 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 7 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% 1.43% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 6.36% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £110 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £123 £228
% change year-on-year
+87.75% -46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.63 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.08 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £14.00 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -7.25%
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
361 330 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.07% 22.42% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 140 110
Average daily rate £333 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+202.27% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £70 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 55
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire -8 6 £300 -
Derbyshire -4 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows 7
3 19 (82.61%) Windows XP
4 16 (69.57%) MS Office
5 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
6 12 (52.17%) SCCM
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (30.43%) MSI
9 7 (30.43%) VB
9 7 (30.43%) OOP
9 7 (30.43%) OO
10 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
10 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL
10 6 (26.09%) Validation
10 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
11 5 (21.74%) WSUS
11 5 (21.74%) QA
11 5 (21.74%) DMZ
11 5 (21.74%) DNS
11 5 (21.74%) Sophos
11 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (17.39%) VCP4
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (17.39%) Line Management
12 4 (17.39%) Dell
12 4 (17.39%) Dell Certification

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Moodle
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) DMZ
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Deskside Support
4 4 (17.39%) Deskside Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Build Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows 7
3 19 (82.61%) Windows XP
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) OOP
1 7 (30.43%) OO
2 6 (26.09%) Validation
2 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Dell Certification
1 4 (17.39%) VCP4
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.70%) MOS
3 2 (8.70%) MCITP
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) WSUS
3 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Sophos
3 4 (17.39%) Dell
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) BT