The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 116 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 12 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.22% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.84% 0.78% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Average daily rate
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£153 £375 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.33% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £335 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £415 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £233 £230
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.67%
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
651 642 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.45% 28.15% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 302 259
Average daily rate £300 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 113 107
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £38.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Essex +10 7 £135 -64.00%
Bedfordshire -8 2 £275 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) MS Office
4 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) Service Management
9 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (22.22%) LAN
10 3 (16.67%) WAN
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (11.11%) French Language
11 2 (11.11%) SCCM
11 2 (11.11%) MCITP
11 2 (11.11%) Office 365
11 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) French Language
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Handset
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) BT
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Sophos
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) Spiceworks
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel
5 1 (5.56%) Computacenter