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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 547 436 376
Rank change year-on-year
-111 -60
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 55 164 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 1.43% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 77
Average daily rate
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£295 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 47 54
Average hourly rate £15.13 £14.27 £16.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% -15.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.64 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £22.50 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +2.43%
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
11271 11458 10617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.50% 22.83% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6758 6608 5946
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 £530 £520 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 884 985 973
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -23 21 £208 -26.02% 9
South East -41 12 £600 +242.85% 8
West Midlands -5 6 £420 +23.52% 3
East Midlands -10 6 - - 1
North West -41 6 £375 +82.92% 1
South West -5 2 £125 - 1
Yorkshire -25 2 £290 +241.17% 6
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Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (55.93%) Windows XP
3 59 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 56 (47.46%) Microsoft
5 54 (45.76%) Active Directory
6 49 (41.53%) MS Office
7 45 (38.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (25.42%) MS Excel
9 28 (23.73%) MS Exchange
10 25 (21.19%) Security Cleared
11 23 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (19.49%) VMware
12 21 (17.80%) SCCM
13 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (16.10%) Windows 8
14 17 (14.41%) HP
15 16 (13.56%) DNS
15 16 (13.56%) Citrix
16 15 (12.71%) Management Information System
16 15 (12.71%) Blackberry
16 15 (12.71%) ITIL
16 15 (12.71%) Linux
16 15 (12.71%) Finance
16 15 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (11.02%) Oracle
19 12 (10.17%) LAN
19 12 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 12 (10.17%) Internet
19 12 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 28 (23.73%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (9.32%) Lync
5 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.54%) Moodle
9 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.85%) WorkSite
Applications
1 49 (41.53%) MS Office
2 30 (25.42%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.54%) MS Project
5 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.56%) DNS
2 12 (10.17%) Internet
2 12 (10.17%) LAN
3 10 (8.47%) WAN
3 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.63%) Wireless
5 8 (6.78%) Firewall
5 8 (6.78%) VPN
6 6 (5.08%) DHCP
6 6 (5.08%) Unified Communications
7 5 (4.24%) VoIP
7 5 (4.24%) DMZ
8 4 (3.39%) SSL
8 4 (3.39%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.69%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.69%) NAS
10 2 (1.69%) SAN
10 2 (1.69%) ADSL
10 2 (1.69%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) DB2
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.54%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Subversion
2 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.24%) MSI
4 1 (0.85%) Yeoman
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) French Language
4 3 (2.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) German Language
5 2 (1.69%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Local Government
5 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (24.58%) Analyst
2 20 (16.95%) Support Analyst
2 20 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.56%) Architect
3 16 (13.56%) Desktop Support
4 11 (9.32%) IT Support
5 10 (8.47%) Service Analyst
5 10 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (8.47%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Developer
7 7 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) Web Services
1 6 (5.08%) XML
1 6 (5.08%) Java EE
1 6 (5.08%) JSON
1 6 (5.08%) jQuery
2 5 (4.24%) HTML5
2 5 (4.24%) AngularJS
2 5 (4.24%) HTML
2 5 (4.24%) WSDL
3 3 (2.54%) CSS
3 3 (2.54%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.85%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.85%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Blackberry
1 15 (12.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.08%) iPad
2 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.54%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.54%) AS400
4 3 (2.54%) VSAM
4 3 (2.54%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.54%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.69%) Handset
5 2 (1.69%) Life Science
5 2 (1.69%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (55.93%) Windows XP
3 59 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 45 (38.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (16.10%) Windows 8
6 15 (12.71%) Linux
7 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (7.63%) Apple iOS
9 8 (6.78%) AIX
9 8 (6.78%) UNIX
10 6 (5.08%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.39%) Android
12 3 (2.54%) BlackBerry OS
12 3 (2.54%) OS/390
12 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.69%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.71%) ITIL
2 9 (7.63%) Office Automation
3 6 (5.08%) Software Distribution
3 6 (5.08%) Migration
3 6 (5.08%) TDD
3 6 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (4.24%) Waterfall
4 5 (4.24%) BDD
4 5 (4.24%) OOP
4 5 (4.24%) OO
4 5 (4.24%) Security Patching
4 5 (4.24%) SDLC
5 4 (3.39%) Software Deployment
5 4 (3.39%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.54%) ETL
6 3 (2.54%) Information Security
6 3 (2.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.32%) SQL
2 10 (8.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.63%) Java
3 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.24%) Objective-C
4 5 (4.24%) C
4 5 (4.24%) C++
5 3 (2.54%) COBOL
5 3 (2.54%) VBA
6 2 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) C#
7 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.32%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.63%) MCP
5 8 (6.78%) MCDST
6 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.08%) Degree
7 6 (5.08%) MCSA
8 5 (4.24%) MCITP
9 4 (3.39%) MCTS
10 2 (1.69%) CCNA
10 2 (1.69%) MCSE
10 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.69%) MOS
11 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.85%) CCDA
11 1 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 54 (45.76%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.54%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.54%) Xen
7 2 (1.69%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.69%) XenApp
7 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.69%) vSphere
8 1 (0.85%) UAG
8 1 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) SCCM
2 6 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (4.24%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.24%) WSUS
4 3 (2.54%) CA Endevor
4 3 (2.54%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.69%) ZENworks
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.85%) OpenView
6 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.85%) OVSD
6 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.49%) VMware
3 17 (14.41%) HP
4 16 (13.56%) Citrix
5 13 (11.02%) Oracle
6 10 (8.47%) Cisco
7 8 (6.78%) Sophos
8 7 (5.93%) McAfee
8 7 (5.93%) Lumension
9 5 (4.24%) Symantec
10 4 (3.39%) Google
11 3 (2.54%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.54%) WatchGuard
11 3 (2.54%) Toshiba
11 3 (2.54%) Wyse
11 3 (2.54%) Ab Initio
11 3 (2.54%) Adobe
11 3 (2.54%) Dell
11 3 (2.54%) NetApp
11 3 (2.54%) Apple
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