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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 519 461 382
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -79
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 76 124 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 1.07% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 88
Average daily rate
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£170 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £151 £168 £218
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -22.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 44
Average hourly rate £17.17 £14.04 £16.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -14.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £22.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £13.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -20.21%
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
11447 11575 11082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.60% 22.63% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6860 6698 6328
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 881 1024 971
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
London -27 21 £178 -36.72% 15
South East -15 20 £180 +2.85% 5
South West -2 7 £125 - 4
East Midlands -15 7 - -
North West -51 7 £381 +145.96% 7
West Midlands +2 6 £420 +12.00%
Yorkshire -20 6 £290 - 1
North East - 2 £148 -
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (55.22%) Active Directory
3 69 (51.49%) Microsoft
3 69 (51.49%) Windows XP
4 63 (47.01%) MS Office
4 63 (47.01%) Windows 7
5 53 (39.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (31.34%) MS Excel
7 29 (21.64%) MS Exchange
8 28 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (20.90%) VMware
9 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (17.16%) Windows 8
12 21 (15.67%) HP
12 21 (15.67%) ITIL
12 21 (15.67%) Finance
13 20 (14.93%) Blackberry
14 18 (13.43%) Citrix
14 18 (13.43%) Management Information System
14 18 (13.43%) Security Cleared
15 17 (12.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 16 (11.94%) Linux
16 16 (11.94%) SQL
16 16 (11.94%) LAN
16 16 (11.94%) DNS
16 16 (11.94%) Lync
17 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
17 14 (10.45%) TCP/IP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 29 (21.64%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (11.94%) Lync
4 14 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.75%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.75%) IIS
8 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 63 (47.01%) MS Office
2 42 (31.34%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.24%) AutoCAD
4 3 (2.24%) MS Project
5 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) LAN
1 16 (11.94%) DNS
2 14 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.45%) Wireless
3 13 (9.70%) WAN
3 13 (9.70%) Firewall
4 12 (8.96%) VPN
4 12 (8.96%) Internet
5 8 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (5.22%) DHCP
7 6 (4.48%) Unified Communications
8 5 (3.73%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (3.73%) Skype
8 5 (3.73%) WebEx
8 5 (3.73%) VoIP
8 5 (3.73%) LDAP
9 4 (2.99%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.49%) SAN
10 2 (1.49%) ADSL
10 2 (1.49%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.24%) DB2
3 3 (2.24%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.49%) MySQL
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) MS Access
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Subversion
2 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.99%) MSI
4 1 (0.75%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (15.67%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Banking
2 5 (3.73%) German Language
3 4 (2.99%) Polish Language
4 3 (2.24%) Local Government
4 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.49%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) French Language
6 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (29.85%) Analyst
2 27 (20.15%) Support Analyst
3 20 (14.93%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (13.43%) Support Engineer
4 18 (13.43%) Desktop Support
5 14 (10.45%) Architect
6 12 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (8.21%) IT Support
7 11 (8.21%) Service Analyst
8 10 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.97%) Help Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.22%) Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.73%) Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.73%) .NET
1 5 (3.73%) Web Services
1 5 (3.73%) XML
1 5 (3.73%) Java EE
1 5 (3.73%) JSON
1 5 (3.73%) jQuery
2 4 (2.99%) HTML5
2 4 (2.99%) HTML
2 4 (2.99%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.99%) WSDL
3 2 (1.49%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Blackberry
2 18 (13.43%) Management Information System
3 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
4 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.97%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (5.22%) iPad
7 3 (2.24%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.24%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.24%) AS400
7 3 (2.24%) Handset
7 3 (2.24%) VSAM
7 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.49%) Life Science
8 2 (1.49%) CMDB
8 2 (1.49%) iPhone
9 1 (0.75%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.75%) NHS
9 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (51.49%) Windows XP
3 63 (47.01%) Windows 7
4 53 (39.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (17.16%) Windows 8
7 16 (11.94%) Linux
8 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.72%) Apple iOS
10 8 (5.97%) UNIX
11 7 (5.22%) AIX
12 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (3.73%) Mac OS
14 4 (2.99%) Windows 2000
14 4 (2.99%) Android
15 3 (2.24%) OS/390
15 3 (2.24%) BlackBerry OS
16 2 (1.49%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.67%) ITIL
2 9 (6.72%) Office Automation
3 7 (5.22%) Service Management
4 6 (4.48%) Migration
4 6 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (4.48%) Software Distribution
5 5 (3.73%) Capacity Management
5 5 (3.73%) Incident Management
5 5 (3.73%) TDD
5 5 (3.73%) Network Design
6 4 (2.99%) Software Engineering
6 4 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (2.99%) Waterfall
6 4 (2.99%) BDD
6 4 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.99%) OOP
6 4 (2.99%) OO
6 4 (2.99%) SDLC
6 4 (2.99%) Software Deployment
6 4 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.94%) SQL
2 9 (6.72%) JavaScript
2 9 (6.72%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.97%) Java
4 5 (3.73%) C
5 4 (2.99%) C++
5 4 (2.99%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.24%) COBOL
7 2 (1.49%) VB
7 2 (1.49%) VBA
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.75%) C#
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.43%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.70%) MCDST
4 11 (8.21%) MCP
5 9 (6.72%) MCSE
5 9 (6.72%) MCSA
6 7 (5.22%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.22%) MCITP
7 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.48%) CCNA
7 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.73%) MCTS
9 4 (2.99%) Degree
10 2 (1.49%) MOS
10 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.75%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) SLA
2 3 (2.24%) QA
3 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (55.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.73%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.24%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.24%) vSphere
6 3 (2.24%) XenApp
7 2 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.49%) Xen
7 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (9.70%) SCCM
2 6 (4.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.24%) CA Endevor
4 2 (1.49%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.75%) OpenView
5 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.75%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.75%) DameWare
5 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.75%) OVSD
5 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.90%) VMware
3 21 (15.67%) HP
4 18 (13.43%) Citrix
5 13 (9.70%) Oracle
6 9 (6.72%) Cisco
7 7 (5.22%) NetApp
7 7 (5.22%) McAfee
8 6 (4.48%) Polycom
8 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.48%) Lumension
9 5 (3.73%) Aerohive Networks
9 5 (3.73%) QNAP
9 5 (3.73%) SonicWALL
9 5 (3.73%) Remedy
9 5 (3.73%) Tandberg
10 4 (2.99%) Spiceworks
10 4 (2.99%) Google
11 3 (2.24%) Sophos
11 3 (2.24%) Toshiba
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