The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 412 425 358
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -67
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 169 127 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 1.19% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 74 60
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£200 £264 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.17% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £199 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.72% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 53
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.34 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.13 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.98%
Windows Vista
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11585 10648 9916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.37% 22.74% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6961 6073 5308
Average daily rate £363 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 966 1058
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +34 61 £180 -57.64% 13
South East -11 51 £170 -33.98% 8
South West -14 16 £365 +265.00% 4
East Midlands +4 11 £238 +115.90% 2
East of England -4 10 £223 -31.53% 4
North West -8 10 £220 +58.55% 3
West Midlands -7 6 £313 +56.25% 4
Yorkshire -15 6 £338 +56.97% 3
North East - - - -
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 286 (100.00%) Windows
2 177 (61.89%) Microsoft
3 169 (59.09%) Windows XP
4 161 (56.29%) Windows 7
5 127 (44.41%) MS Office
6 125 (43.71%) Active Directory
7 90 (31.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 85 (29.72%) MS Excel
9 76 (26.57%) Citrix
10 72 (25.17%) Security Cleared
11 60 (20.98%) VMware
11 60 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 57 (19.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 55 (19.23%) ITIL
13 55 (19.23%) SQL
14 54 (18.88%) MS Exchange
15 51 (17.83%) Blackberry
15 51 (17.83%) SCCM
16 48 (16.78%) MSI
17 44 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
18 42 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
19 41 (14.34%) Windows 2000
20 40 (13.99%) TCP/IP
21 37 (12.94%) HP
22 36 (12.59%) Firewall
22 36 (12.59%) SC Cleared
23 35 (12.24%) SLA
24 33 (11.54%) Oracle
25 32 (11.19%) Finance
26 29 (10.14%) Windows 8

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 54 (18.88%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.39%) SharePoint
3 23 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.45%) IBM Notes
7 7 (2.45%) Lync
8 6 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.40%) TPMS
9 4 (1.40%) Documentum
9 4 (1.40%) CICS
10 2 (0.70%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.35%) Apache
11 1 (0.35%) IIS
11 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 127 (44.41%) MS Office
2 85 (29.72%) MS Excel
3 16 (5.59%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.85%) MS Project
5 3 (1.05%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.80%) Office 365
2 3 (1.05%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.99%) TCP/IP
2 36 (12.59%) Firewall
3 27 (9.44%) DHCP
4 26 (9.09%) DNS
5 21 (7.34%) VPN
6 18 (6.29%) Internet
6 18 (6.29%) Wireless
7 17 (5.94%) FTP
7 17 (5.94%) LAN
8 15 (5.24%) WAN
9 12 (4.20%) VoIP
10 8 (2.80%) Ethernet
11 6 (2.10%) HTTP
12 5 (1.75%) MPLS
13 4 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.40%) SAN
13 4 (1.40%) SMS
13 4 (1.40%) ATM
14 3 (1.05%) NAS
14 3 (1.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 16 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (5.24%) MS Access
5 11 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.75%) MySQL
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.40%) Informix
7 4 (1.40%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (16.78%) MSI
2 10 (3.50%) StarTeam
3 4 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.05%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.35%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 32 (11.19%) Finance
2 22 (7.69%) Retail
3 15 (5.24%) Billing
4 14 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.45%) Advertising
6 5 (1.75%) Local Government
7 4 (1.40%) Banking
7 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
8 3 (1.05%) Publishing
9 2 (0.70%) Law
9 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (33.22%) Analyst
2 62 (21.68%) Support Engineer
3 60 (20.98%) Support Analyst
4 46 (16.08%) Desktop Support
5 34 (11.89%) Desktop Engineer
6 31 (10.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 31 (10.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 31 (10.84%) Service Analyst
7 27 (9.44%) 1st Line Support
8 21 (7.34%) Help Desk Support
9 20 (6.99%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 19 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (6.29%) IT Support
12 16 (5.59%) Applications Support
13 15 (5.24%) Help Desk Analyst
14 14 (4.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 14 (4.90%) Desktop Analyst
14 14 (4.90%) Deskside Support
15 12 (4.20%) Build Engineer
15 12 (4.20%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.94%) .NET
2 12 (4.20%) Application Packaging
3 9 (3.15%) Web Services
4 6 (2.10%) WCF
5 4 (1.40%) EJB
5 4 (1.40%) JavaBeans
6 3 (1.05%) XML
7 2 (0.70%) XSLT
8 1 (0.35%) Flash
8 1 (0.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.35%) CSS
8 1 (0.35%) jQuery
8 1 (0.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.83%) Blackberry
2 42 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.59%) Thin Client
3 16 (5.59%) Fat Client
4 12 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.50%) Smartcard
5 10 (3.50%) Smartphone
5 10 (3.50%) iPad
6 8 (2.80%) IVR
7 6 (2.10%) Handset
8 5 (1.75%) EPoS
9 4 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.40%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.05%) Life Science
11 2 (0.70%) PDA
12 1 (0.35%) CCTV
12 1 (0.35%) NGOSS
12 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 286 (100.00%) Windows
2 169 (59.09%) Windows XP
3 161 (56.29%) Windows 7
4 90 (31.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (19.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (14.34%) Windows 2000
7 29 (10.14%) Windows 8
8 21 (7.34%) UNIX
9 18 (6.29%) Android
10 17 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (5.24%) Apple iOS
12 14 (4.90%) Linux
13 7 (2.45%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.05%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.70%) NetWare
16 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.23%) ITIL
2 27 (9.44%) Service Delivery
3 25 (8.74%) Software Deployment
4 22 (7.69%) Service Management
5 17 (5.94%) Migration
6 15 (5.24%) CRM
7 14 (4.90%) Configuration Management
8 12 (4.20%) E-Commerce
9 11 (3.85%) System Testing
10 10 (3.50%) Data Migration
11 8 (2.80%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.45%) Time Management
12 7 (2.45%) Line Management
12 7 (2.45%) OOP
12 7 (2.45%) OO
12 7 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.10%) Scrum
13 6 (2.10%) Validation
13 6 (2.10%) Data Protection
13 6 (2.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.23%) SQL
2 23 (8.04%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.24%) C#
3 15 (5.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.80%) VB
5 5 (1.75%) VBScript
6 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.05%) Java
6 3 (1.05%) C
6 3 (1.05%) VBA
7 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (25.17%) Security Cleared
2 44 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (12.59%) SC Cleared
4 26 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 26 (9.09%) MCP
5 20 (6.99%) A+ Certification
6 19 (6.64%) MCSE
7 16 (5.59%) MCDST
7 16 (5.59%) MCITP
8 8 (2.80%) Dell Certification
9 6 (2.10%) MOS
9 6 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.40%) Degree
11 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.70%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.70%) ISEB
12 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.24%) SLA
2 16 (5.59%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (43.71%) Active Directory
2 60 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (4.20%) XenDesktop
5 8 (2.80%) XenApp
6 7 (2.45%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.40%) XenServer
8 3 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.05%) Xen
8 3 (1.05%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.35%) Postfix
10 1 (0.35%) vSphere
10 1 (0.35%) IAG
10 1 (0.35%) UAG
10 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.35%) KVM
10 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 51 (17.83%) SCCM
2 27 (9.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (6.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.50%) OVSD
6 8 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.75%) ZENworks
8 3 (1.05%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.05%) WSUS
8 3 (1.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (1.05%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.35%) WMI
10 1 (0.35%) SCOM
10 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.35%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 177 (61.89%) Microsoft
2 76 (26.57%) Citrix
3 60 (20.98%) VMware
4 37 (12.94%) HP
5 33 (11.54%) Oracle
6 26 (9.09%) Lumension
7 18 (6.29%) Cisco
7 18 (6.29%) Dell
8 16 (5.59%) Symantec
8 16 (5.59%) McAfee
9 15 (5.24%) Remedy
10 13 (4.55%) CA
11 11 (3.85%) Apple
11 11 (3.85%) AppSense
12 10 (3.50%) CQG
12 10 (3.50%) Reuters
12 10 (3.50%) Bloomberg
13 8 (2.80%) Adobe
14 7 (2.45%) Lotus
15 5 (1.75%) IBM
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