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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 122 124 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 10 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.12% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.32% 0.43% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£223 £265 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £137 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £393 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £215 £265
% change year-on-year
- -18.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.15 £18.55 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.35% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £18.55 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £18.55 £17.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.32 £16.35
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -24.67%
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
757 697 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.72% 28.62% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 315 269
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 134 130
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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 -5 3 £325 -23.52%
Bedfordshire - 2 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Windows Vista
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 10 (58.82%) MS Office
5 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 3 (17.65%) WAN
9 3 (17.65%) Citrix
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (17.65%) SCCM
9 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
9 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
10 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (11.76%) Office 365
10 2 (11.76%) Service Management
10 2 (11.76%) MCITP
10 2 (11.76%) Local Government
10 2 (11.76%) Handset
10 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.88%) MS Project
4 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
1 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.88%) RequisitePro
1 1 (5.88%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
3 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Handset
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Use Case
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) BT
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Mitel
5 1 (5.88%) Computacenter
5 1 (5.88%) Spiceworks