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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 435 423 329
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -94
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 155 134 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% 1.23% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 73 83
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£170 £325 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £113 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £204 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.11% -25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 54
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.10 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.34 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.63 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +4.80%
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
12087 10879 10588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.66% 23.08% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7197 6214 5665
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 989 1019
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -12 50 £150 -61.53% 13
South East -24 33 £168 -33.00% 18
North West +3 21 £155 -33.68% 8
East Midlands +10 19 £115 - 1
West Midlands -12 11 £375 +59.57% 6
South West -29 10 £425 +325.00% 4
East of England -23 7 £130 +15.55% 6
Yorkshire -12 3 - - 4
North East - - - -
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 316 (100.00%) Windows
2 194 (61.39%) Windows 7
3 189 (59.81%) Windows XP
4 183 (57.91%) Microsoft
5 140 (44.30%) Active Directory
6 131 (41.46%) MS Office
7 99 (31.33%) Citrix
8 91 (28.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 78 (24.68%) MS Excel
10 74 (23.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 74 (23.42%) Security Cleared
11 68 (21.52%) MS Exchange
12 67 (21.20%) Blackberry
13 66 (20.89%) ITIL
14 57 (18.04%) SCCM
15 52 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 52 (16.46%) VMware
16 51 (16.14%) SC Cleared
17 48 (15.19%) Windows 8
18 46 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
19 42 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (12.97%) Windows 2000
20 41 (12.97%) TCP/IP
21 40 (12.66%) MSI
22 39 (12.34%) Microsoft App-V
23 38 (12.03%) Software Deployment
24 36 (11.39%) SLA
25 31 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2003
26 30 (9.49%) HP
27 29 (9.18%) Lumension

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 68 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (6.01%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (3.16%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.27%) Documentum
8 4 (1.27%) CICS
8 4 (1.27%) TPMS
9 3 (0.95%) Lync
9 3 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.63%) IIS
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.63%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 131 (41.46%) MS Office
2 78 (24.68%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.70%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.80%) MS Project
5 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.63%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.95%) Office 365
1 3 (0.95%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.97%) TCP/IP
2 28 (8.86%) DHCP
3 24 (7.59%) VPN
4 23 (7.28%) DNS
5 22 (6.96%) LAN
6 21 (6.65%) WAN
7 16 (5.06%) Internet
7 16 (5.06%) Firewall
8 12 (3.80%) Wireless
9 11 (3.48%) VoIP
10 9 (2.85%) SMS
11 7 (2.22%) FTP
12 4 (1.27%) SAN
12 4 (1.27%) ATM
12 4 (1.27%) MPLS
12 4 (1.27%) X.400
12 4 (1.27%) X.500
13 3 (0.95%) Network Security
13 3 (0.95%) Broadband
13 3 (0.95%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.22%) MS Access
4 4 (1.27%) DB2
4 4 (1.27%) MySQL
4 4 (1.27%) Informix
5 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (12.66%) MSI
2 13 (4.11%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.95%) RequisitePro
4 3 (0.95%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.95%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.63%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 19 (6.01%) Finance
2 17 (5.38%) Retail
3 12 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.58%) Advertising
4 5 (1.58%) Banking
4 5 (1.58%) Local Government
5 4 (1.27%) Military
5 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.95%) Publishing
7 2 (0.63%) Law
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 101 (31.96%) Analyst
2 72 (22.78%) Support Engineer
3 63 (19.94%) Desktop Support
4 62 (19.62%) Support Analyst
5 43 (13.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 42 (13.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 33 (10.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 33 (10.44%) Service Analyst
8 29 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (7.59%) 1st Line Support
9 24 (7.59%) IT Support
10 19 (6.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 19 (6.01%) Desktop Analyst
11 16 (5.06%) Help Desk Support
11 16 (5.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 14 (4.43%) Consultant
12 14 (4.43%) Architect
13 13 (4.11%) Deskside Support
14 12 (3.80%) Support Technician
15 11 (3.48%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.96%) Application Packaging
2 8 (2.53%) .NET
3 4 (1.27%) EJB
3 4 (1.27%) JavaBeans
4 3 (0.95%) JSP
5 2 (0.63%) XML
5 2 (0.63%) XSLT
5 2 (0.63%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 67 (21.20%) Blackberry
2 42 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.85%) iPad
5 8 (2.53%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.53%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.90%) Handset
7 5 (1.58%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.58%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.27%) iPhone
8 4 (1.27%) EPoS
8 4 (1.27%) NHS
8 4 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.63%) Kindle
9 2 (0.63%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.63%) PKI
9 2 (0.63%) PDA
9 2 (0.63%) Derivative
10 1 (0.32%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 316 (100.00%) Windows
2 194 (61.39%) Windows 7
3 189 (59.81%) Windows XP
4 91 (28.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (23.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (15.19%) Windows 8
7 41 (12.97%) Windows 2000
8 28 (8.86%) UNIX
9 20 (6.33%) Android
10 18 (5.70%) Apple iOS
11 15 (4.75%) Linux
12 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (2.53%) Solaris
14 5 (1.58%) Windows NT
15 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.63%) NetWare
18 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.89%) ITIL
2 38 (12.03%) Software Deployment
3 21 (6.65%) Service Delivery
4 14 (4.43%) Service Management
4 14 (4.43%) E-Commerce
5 11 (3.48%) System Testing
6 9 (2.85%) Migration
7 8 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (2.53%) Security Management
8 7 (2.22%) TQM
8 7 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 7 (2.22%) Validation
9 6 (1.90%) Problem Management
9 6 (1.90%) Scrum
9 6 (1.90%) OOP
9 6 (1.90%) OO
9 6 (1.90%) Data Protection
9 6 (1.90%) Waterfall
10 5 (1.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (1.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.54%) SQL
2 9 (2.85%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.53%) VB
4 7 (2.22%) C#
4 7 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.58%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.58%) VBScript
5 5 (1.58%) C
6 3 (0.95%) VBA
7 2 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 74 (23.42%) Security Cleared
2 51 (16.14%) SC Cleared
3 46 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (8.23%) MCP
5 20 (6.33%) MCSE
6 17 (5.38%) DV Cleared
7 16 (5.06%) MCITP
8 15 (4.75%) A+ Certification
9 14 (4.43%) MCDST
10 8 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (2.22%) Dell Certification
12 6 (1.90%) MOS
12 6 (1.90%) MCSA
13 4 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.27%) MCTS
13 4 (1.27%) Degree
14 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.63%) ISSAP
14 2 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.39%) SLA
2 4 (1.27%) QA
3 3 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 140 (44.30%) Active Directory
2 52 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (12.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (3.48%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.22%) XenApp
6 6 (1.90%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.27%) XenServer
7 4 (1.27%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.32%) Xen
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.32%) IAG
9 1 (0.32%) UAG
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (18.04%) SCCM
2 21 (6.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (3.80%) Backup Exec
4 10 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (2.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (2.85%) OVSD
6 8 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (1.90%) DameWare
8 5 (1.58%) ZENworks
8 5 (1.58%) WSUS
9 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.95%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 2 (0.63%) SCOM
11 2 (0.63%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 183 (57.91%) Microsoft
2 99 (31.33%) Citrix
3 52 (16.46%) VMware
4 30 (9.49%) HP
5 29 (9.18%) Lumension
6 23 (7.28%) Dell
7 22 (6.96%) AppSense
8 21 (6.65%) Remedy
8 21 (6.65%) CA
9 16 (5.06%) Oracle
10 15 (4.75%) Symantec
11 12 (3.80%) Lotus
12 11 (3.48%) McAfee
12 11 (3.48%) Sophos
13 10 (3.16%) Cisco
14 9 (2.85%) Apple
15 5 (1.58%) Reuters
15 5 (1.58%) Bloomberg
15 5 (1.58%) CQG
15 5 (1.58%) IBM
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