The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 439 355 310
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -45
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 151 148 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 1.62% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 96
Average daily rate £131 £205 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.09% -28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £122 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £132 £285 £280
% change year-on-year
-53.68% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 91
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.16 £19.70 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +15.72%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11199 9152 11290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.82% 21.24% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6350 4955 5888
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 949 1112
Average hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Vista
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 45 £123 -19.67% 6
South East -14 37 £123 -62.30% 7
North West +2 29 £154 -36.70% 4
East Midlands -2 12 £110 - 3
West Midlands -23 11 £180 -34.54% 3
East of England -24 7 £135 +22.72% 8
Yorkshire -30 6 £90 -77.57% 2
South West -28 1 - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Windows
2 189 (68.98%) Windows XP
3 184 (67.15%) Microsoft
4 173 (63.14%) Windows 7
5 155 (56.57%) MS Office
6 151 (55.11%) Active Directory
7 100 (36.50%) Citrix
8 85 (31.02%) Blackberry
9 76 (27.74%) MS Exchange
10 62 (22.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (21.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 54 (19.71%) Security Cleared
13 53 (19.34%) Windows 2000
14 52 (18.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 49 (17.88%) SCCM
16 47 (17.15%) MS Excel
17 46 (16.79%) ITIL
17 46 (16.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 38 (13.87%) VPN
18 38 (13.87%) SC Cleared
18 38 (13.87%) Windows 8
19 37 (13.50%) HP
20 36 (13.14%) SharePoint
21 35 (12.77%) TCP/IP
22 33 (12.04%) VMware
22 33 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (12.04%) XenDesktop
23 31 (11.31%) PowerShell
24 30 (10.95%) Apple iOS
24 30 (10.95%) Microsoft App-V

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 76 (27.74%) MS Exchange
2 46 (16.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 36 (13.14%) SharePoint
4 30 (10.95%) IBM Notes
5 16 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.01%) IIS
6 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.82%) Lync
9 3 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.09%) GroupWise
10 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.36%) Apache
11 1 (0.36%) CMS
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
Applications
1 155 (56.57%) MS Office
2 47 (17.15%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.38%) MS Project
4 8 (2.92%) Acrobat
5 7 (2.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.87%) VPN
2 35 (12.77%) TCP/IP
3 25 (9.12%) LAN
4 22 (8.03%) Internet
5 21 (7.66%) DNS
6 18 (6.57%) Broadband
7 17 (6.20%) WAN
8 14 (5.11%) DHCP
9 11 (4.01%) SAN
10 8 (2.92%) Wireless
10 8 (2.92%) 3G
11 7 (2.55%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.82%) VoIP
12 5 (1.82%) Firewall
13 4 (1.46%) Structured Cabling
13 4 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.46%) FTP
14 2 (0.73%) Network Security
14 2 (0.73%) Intranet
14 2 (0.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.46%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.46%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.73%) MySQL
5 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (4.01%) MSI
2 6 (2.19%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.82%) AdminStudio
3 5 (1.82%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (1.46%) TestDirector
5 3 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.09%) WinRunner
5 3 (1.09%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.73%) JIRA
6 2 (0.73%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.36%) Ant
7 1 (0.36%) JUnit
7 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.36%) Maven
7 1 (0.36%) Mockito
General
1 27 (9.85%) Finance
2 9 (3.28%) Retail
3 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.46%) Marketing
5 3 (1.09%) Automotive
5 3 (1.09%) Legal
5 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.09%) French Language
6 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.73%) Local Government
6 2 (0.73%) Banking
6 2 (0.73%) German Language
6 2 (0.73%) Publishing
6 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 71 (25.91%) Support Engineer
2 69 (25.18%) Analyst
3 41 (14.96%) Desktop Support
4 37 (13.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 30 (10.95%) Support Analyst
6 24 (8.76%) Service Analyst
6 24 (8.76%) 1st Line Support
6 24 (8.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (8.39%) Desktop Engineer
8 21 (7.66%) Help Desk Support
9 20 (7.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 16 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (5.47%) IT Support
11 15 (5.47%) Consultant
12 12 (4.38%) Help Desk Engineer
13 11 (4.01%) IT Support Engineer
14 10 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 9 (3.28%) Technical Support
15 9 (3.28%) Applications Packager
16 8 (2.92%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.65%) Application Packaging
2 7 (2.55%) .NET
3 4 (1.46%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.46%) HTML
4 3 (1.09%) CSS
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.36%) EJB
5 1 (0.36%) JSP
5 1 (0.36%) Servlets
5 1 (0.36%) Struts
5 1 (0.36%) XML
5 1 (0.36%) JAXB
5 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.36%) JSTL
5 1 (0.36%) Ajax
5 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.36%) Spring
5 1 (0.36%) JSF
5 1 (0.36%) HTML5
5 1 (0.36%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 85 (31.02%) Blackberry
2 10 (3.65%) Clustering
3 7 (2.55%) Thin Client
3 7 (2.55%) Smartcard
3 7 (2.55%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.19%) PDA
5 5 (1.82%) NHS
6 4 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.46%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.09%) Handset
8 2 (0.73%) iPad
8 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.73%) PMI
9 1 (0.36%) AS400
9 1 (0.36%) Informatics
9 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 274 (100.00%) Windows
2 189 (68.98%) Windows XP
3 173 (63.14%) Windows 7
4 62 (22.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (19.34%) Windows 2000
6 52 (18.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (13.87%) Windows 8
8 30 (10.95%) Apple iOS
9 22 (8.03%) NetWare
10 13 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (4.38%) Linux
12 10 (3.65%) UNIX
13 9 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (2.55%) Android
15 4 (1.46%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.46%) AIX
16 3 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (16.79%) ITIL
2 25 (9.12%) ITSM
3 19 (6.93%) Migration
4 14 (5.11%) Project Management
5 13 (4.74%) Software Deployment
6 11 (4.01%) Service Delivery
6 11 (4.01%) Change Management
7 8 (2.92%) Data Management
7 8 (2.92%) Service Management
8 7 (2.55%) TQM
8 7 (2.55%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.19%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.19%) E-Commerce
10 5 (1.82%) Scrum
10 5 (1.82%) Incident Management
10 5 (1.82%) V-Model
10 5 (1.82%) Time Management
10 5 (1.82%) Test Scripting
10 5 (1.82%) Software Distribution
11 4 (1.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.31%) PowerShell
2 25 (9.12%) SQL
2 25 (9.12%) VBScript
3 8 (2.92%) C
4 6 (2.19%) VB
5 3 (1.09%) C#
5 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.73%) AppleScript
6 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.73%) Perl
6 2 (0.73%) Java
7 1 (0.36%) C++
7 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.36%) VBA
7 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (21.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (19.71%) Security Cleared
3 38 (13.87%) SC Cleared
4 27 (9.85%) MCP
5 26 (9.49%) MCSE
6 18 (6.57%) DV Cleared
7 12 (4.38%) MCITP
8 11 (4.01%) MCDST
9 9 (3.28%) Degree
10 8 (2.92%) MCSA
11 7 (2.55%) MCTS
12 6 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.82%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.46%) ISEB
15 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
17 1 (0.36%) CCNA
17 1 (0.36%) CISSP
17 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
17 1 (0.36%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 151 (55.11%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (12.04%) XenDesktop
3 30 (10.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 25 (9.12%) XenApp
5 10 (3.65%) IAG
5 10 (3.65%) UAG
5 10 (3.65%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.82%) vSphere
7 4 (1.46%) MetaFrame
8 3 (1.09%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.09%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.73%) XenServer
9 2 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.36%) Snort
10 1 (0.36%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 49 (17.88%) SCCM
2 22 (8.03%) ServiceCenter
3 16 (5.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (4.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 11 (4.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.92%) SCOrch
6 8 (2.92%) SCOM
6 8 (2.92%) SCVMM
7 7 (2.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (2.55%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.82%) WSUS
9 4 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.46%) ZENworks
10 3 (1.09%) Netcool
10 3 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.73%) DameWare
12 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 184 (67.15%) Microsoft
2 100 (36.50%) Citrix
3 37 (13.50%) HP
4 33 (12.04%) VMware
5 30 (10.95%) Novell
5 30 (10.95%) Lotus
6 24 (8.76%) Symantec
7 17 (6.20%) Cisco
7 17 (6.20%) AppSense
8 15 (5.47%) Remedy
9 14 (5.11%) CA
10 12 (4.38%) Lumension
11 10 (3.65%) Apple
11 10 (3.65%) Oracle
12 9 (3.28%) Compaq
13 8 (2.92%) NetApp
14 7 (2.55%) Adobe
15 5 (1.82%) Dell
15 5 (1.82%) Reuters
15 5 (1.82%) Bloomberg
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £9 to £12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Annapurna
Rate: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Barnsley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £13.70 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago