The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 130 105 126
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 15 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.87% 2.14% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£165 £180 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -43.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £180 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £180 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.42 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +17.28%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
802 608 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.45% 25.41% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 231 357
Average daily rate £295 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 115 139
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.40 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows Vista
England

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
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 29 July 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
Essex +2 6 £165 - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 6 - - 2
Hertfordshire -7 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £130 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £200 - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Windows Vista
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (32.00%) MS Office
5 8 (32.00%) Citrix
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (24.00%) SCCM
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (20.00%) Migration
9 4 (16.00%) RequisitePro
9 4 (16.00%) AppSense
9 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (16.00%) Use Case
9 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (16.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) InstallShield
9 4 (16.00%) AdminStudio
9 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (16.00%) SMS
9 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (12.00%) DHCP
10 3 (12.00%) DNS
10 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
11 2 (8.00%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SMS
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) RequisitePro
1 4 (16.00%) InstallShield
1 4 (16.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (8.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (8.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Use Case
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) AppSense
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) HP