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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 421 365 301
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -64
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 143 154 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.31% 1.67% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 95
Average daily rate £134 £205 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% -25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £122 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £133 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 90
Average hourly rate £14.04 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.65 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.75 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-8.47% +17.71%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10941 9208 11230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.01% 21.41% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6225 5006 5859
Average daily rate £350 £358 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 954 1089
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £39.05
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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -17 41 £115 -24.59% 5
South East -2 33 £123 -63.01% 5
North West -5 30 £142 -41.44% 4
East Midlands -8 11 £110 - 1
West Midlands -27 10 £180 -34.54%
East of England -20 8 £158 +11.50% 4
Yorkshire -24 6 £90 -77.57% 1
South West -21 1 - - 2
North East - - - -
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 271 (100.00%) Windows
2 183 (67.53%) Windows XP
3 180 (66.42%) Microsoft
4 169 (62.36%) Windows 7
5 152 (56.09%) MS Office
6 145 (53.51%) Active Directory
7 97 (35.79%) Citrix
8 81 (29.89%) Blackberry
9 72 (26.57%) MS Exchange
10 64 (23.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 56 (20.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 54 (19.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 54 (19.93%) Security Cleared
13 51 (18.82%) Windows 2000
14 49 (18.08%) SCCM
15 48 (17.71%) MS Excel
16 45 (16.61%) ITIL
17 43 (15.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 39 (14.39%) SC Cleared
19 37 (13.65%) Windows 8
20 35 (12.92%) SharePoint
20 35 (12.92%) TCP/IP
21 34 (12.55%) VPN
21 34 (12.55%) HP
22 31 (11.44%) VMware
22 31 (11.44%) Microsoft App-V
22 31 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (10.70%) XenDesktop
24 28 (10.33%) PowerShell
25 27 (9.96%) Apple iOS

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 72 (26.57%) MS Exchange
2 43 (15.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 35 (12.92%) SharePoint
4 26 (9.59%) IBM Notes
5 16 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.06%) IIS
6 11 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.85%) Lync
9 3 (1.11%) GroupWise
9 3 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.37%) Apache
11 1 (0.37%) CMS
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 152 (56.09%) MS Office
2 48 (17.71%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.80%) MS Project
4 9 (3.32%) Acrobat
5 8 (2.95%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.92%) TCP/IP
2 34 (12.55%) VPN
3 26 (9.59%) LAN
4 22 (8.12%) Internet
5 21 (7.75%) DNS
6 17 (6.27%) Broadband
6 17 (6.27%) WAN
7 14 (5.17%) DHCP
8 11 (4.06%) SAN
9 8 (2.95%) Wireless
10 7 (2.58%) 3G
10 7 (2.58%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.85%) Firewall
11 5 (1.85%) VoIP
12 4 (1.48%) FTP
12 4 (1.48%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.11%) SMS
14 2 (0.74%) WLAN
14 2 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.74%) MySQL
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (3.69%) MSI
2 7 (2.58%) InstallShield
2 7 (2.58%) AdminStudio
3 5 (1.85%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (1.48%) TestDirector
5 3 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.11%) RequisitePro
5 3 (1.11%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.74%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.37%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.37%) Mockito
7 1 (0.37%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.37%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (9.23%) Finance
2 10 (3.69%) Retail
3 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.48%) Marketing
5 3 (1.11%) French Language
5 3 (1.11%) Automotive
5 3 (1.11%) Legal
5 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.74%) Publishing
6 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.74%) German Language
6 2 (0.74%) Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.37%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (25.83%) Support Engineer
2 68 (25.09%) Analyst
3 40 (14.76%) Desktop Support
4 38 (14.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 30 (11.07%) Support Analyst
6 24 (8.86%) 1st Line Support
6 24 (8.86%) Service Analyst
6 24 (8.86%) Service Desk Analyst
6 24 (8.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 22 (8.12%) Help Desk Support
8 21 (7.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 17 (6.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (5.54%) IT Support
11 14 (5.17%) Consultant
12 13 (4.80%) Help Desk Engineer
13 11 (4.06%) IT Support Engineer
14 10 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 9 (3.32%) Help Desk Support Engineer
15 9 (3.32%) Technical Support
16 8 (2.95%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.69%) Application Packaging
2 7 (2.58%) .NET
3 4 (1.48%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.48%) HTML
4 3 (1.11%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) JSP
5 1 (0.37%) Servlets
5 1 (0.37%) Struts
5 1 (0.37%) XML
5 1 (0.37%) JAXB
5 1 (0.37%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.37%) Spring
5 1 (0.37%) JSF
5 1 (0.37%) Ajax
5 1 (0.37%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (0.37%) jQuery
5 1 (0.37%) JPA
5 1 (0.37%) Struts2
5 1 (0.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 81 (29.89%) Blackberry
2 10 (3.69%) Clustering
3 7 (2.58%) Fat Client
3 7 (2.58%) Thin Client
3 7 (2.58%) Smartcard
4 6 (2.21%) PDA
5 5 (1.85%) NHS
6 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.48%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.11%) Handset
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.74%) PMI
8 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.74%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) Informatics
9 1 (0.37%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 271 (100.00%) Windows
2 183 (67.53%) Windows XP
3 169 (62.36%) Windows 7
4 64 (23.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (19.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (18.82%) Windows 2000
7 37 (13.65%) Windows 8
8 27 (9.96%) Apple iOS
9 19 (7.01%) NetWare
10 14 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (4.43%) Linux
12 9 (3.32%) UNIX
12 9 (3.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (2.58%) Android
14 4 (1.48%) AIX
14 4 (1.48%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (1.11%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.74%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.61%) ITIL
2 22 (8.12%) ITSM
3 20 (7.38%) Migration
4 14 (5.17%) Project Management
5 13 (4.80%) Software Deployment
6 11 (4.06%) Service Delivery
6 11 (4.06%) Change Management
7 8 (2.95%) Service Management
7 8 (2.95%) Data Management
8 7 (2.58%) TQM
8 7 (2.58%) E-Commerce
8 7 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.21%) Configuration Management
10 5 (1.85%) Incident Management
10 5 (1.85%) Scrum
10 5 (1.85%) V-Model
10 5 (1.85%) Test Scripting
10 5 (1.85%) Software Distribution
11 4 (1.48%) Waterfall
11 4 (1.48%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.33%) PowerShell
2 25 (9.23%) SQL
3 21 (7.75%) VBScript
4 8 (2.95%) C
5 6 (2.21%) VB
6 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.11%) C#
6 3 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.74%) Java
7 2 (0.74%) Perl
7 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.74%) AppleScript
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) Python
8 1 (0.37%) C++
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (20.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (19.93%) Security Cleared
3 39 (14.39%) SC Cleared
4 27 (9.96%) MCP
5 26 (9.59%) MCSE
6 17 (6.27%) DV Cleared
7 12 (4.43%) MCITP
8 11 (4.06%) MCDST
9 9 (3.32%) Degree
10 8 (2.95%) MCSA
11 7 (2.58%) MCTS
12 5 (1.85%) A+ Certification
12 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.48%) ISEB
14 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.37%) Security+ Certification
16 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
16 1 (0.37%) CISSP
16 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 145 (53.51%) Active Directory
2 31 (11.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 31 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.70%) XenDesktop
4 24 (8.86%) XenApp
5 10 (3.69%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.32%) IAG
6 9 (3.32%) UAG
7 5 (1.85%) vSphere
7 5 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.48%) MetaFrame
9 3 (1.11%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.11%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.74%) XenServer
10 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.37%) Snort
11 1 (0.37%) Nmap
11 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 49 (18.08%) SCCM
2 19 (7.01%) ServiceCenter
3 15 (5.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (4.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (3.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (2.95%) SCOM
6 8 (2.95%) SCVMM
6 8 (2.95%) SCOrch
7 7 (2.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (2.58%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.85%) WSUS
9 4 (1.48%) ZENworks
9 4 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.11%) Netcool
11 2 (0.74%) DameWare
11 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
12 1 (0.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 180 (66.42%) Microsoft
2 97 (35.79%) Citrix
3 34 (12.55%) HP
4 31 (11.44%) VMware
5 27 (9.96%) Novell
6 26 (9.59%) Lotus
7 23 (8.49%) Symantec
8 19 (7.01%) AppSense
9 18 (6.64%) Cisco
10 14 (5.17%) CA
10 14 (5.17%) Remedy
11 12 (4.43%) Lumension
12 10 (3.69%) Apple
13 9 (3.32%) Oracle
13 9 (3.32%) Compaq
14 8 (2.95%) NetApp
14 8 (2.95%) Adobe
15 5 (1.85%) Dell
15 5 (1.85%) Reuters
15 5 (1.85%) Bloomberg
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