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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 440 422 331
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -91
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 148 139 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.29% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% 1.26% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 86
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£175 £328 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.56% +55.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £117 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £181 £218 £248
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 60
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 £12.63 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £21.00 £20.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +24.74%
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
12005 11039 10892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.59% 22.95% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7139 6328 5804
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 984 1053
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 20 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 20 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 20 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 -1 52 £160 -58.70% 12
South East -19 27 £175 -30.00% 17
North West +3 21 £155 -52.30% 8
East Midlands +14 19 £115 -4.16% 2
West Midlands -11 11 £375 +59.57% 4
South West -26 10 £425 +325.00% 4
East of England -28 4 £120 +6.66% 8
Yorkshire -5 3 - - 4
North East - - - - 1
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 311 (100.00%) Windows
2 190 (61.09%) Windows XP
2 190 (61.09%) Windows 7
3 182 (58.52%) Microsoft
4 138 (44.37%) Active Directory
5 131 (42.12%) MS Office
6 97 (31.19%) Citrix
7 89 (28.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 76 (24.44%) MS Excel
9 75 (24.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 71 (22.83%) Security Cleared
11 67 (21.54%) Blackberry
12 64 (20.58%) MS Exchange
13 62 (19.94%) ITIL
14 57 (18.33%) SCCM
15 50 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 50 (16.08%) VMware
16 48 (15.43%) SC Cleared
17 43 (13.83%) Windows 2000
18 42 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 42 (13.50%) Windows 8
19 41 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
19 41 (13.18%) Microsoft App-V
20 40 (12.86%) MSI
20 40 (12.86%) TCP/IP
21 36 (11.58%) Software Deployment
22 34 (10.93%) SLA
23 29 (9.32%) HP
23 29 (9.32%) Lumension
24 28 (9.00%) DHCP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 64 (20.58%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (5.79%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (2.89%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.29%) Documentum
8 4 (1.29%) CICS
8 4 (1.29%) TPMS
9 3 (0.96%) Lync
9 3 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.64%) IIS
10 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.64%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 131 (42.12%) MS Office
2 76 (24.44%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.79%) MS Visio
4 13 (4.18%) MS Project
5 4 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.96%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Office 365
1 3 (0.96%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 28 (9.00%) DHCP
3 23 (7.40%) LAN
3 23 (7.40%) DNS
4 22 (7.07%) VPN
5 21 (6.75%) WAN
6 16 (5.14%) Internet
6 16 (5.14%) Firewall
7 11 (3.54%) Wireless
7 11 (3.54%) SMS
7 11 (3.54%) VoIP
8 7 (2.25%) FTP
9 4 (1.29%) MPLS
9 4 (1.29%) X.400
9 4 (1.29%) X.500
9 4 (1.29%) ATM
9 4 (1.29%) SAN
10 3 (0.96%) S/MIME
10 3 (0.96%) Broadband
10 3 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.25%) MS Access
4 4 (1.29%) DB2
4 4 (1.29%) MySQL
4 4 (1.29%) Informix
5 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (12.86%) MSI
2 15 (4.82%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.61%) AdminStudio
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.96%) RequisitePro
5 3 (0.96%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.64%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 18 (5.79%) Finance
2 16 (5.14%) Retail
3 11 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.61%) Advertising
4 5 (1.61%) Banking
5 4 (1.29%) Local Government
5 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.29%) Military
6 3 (0.96%) Publishing
7 2 (0.64%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (30.87%) Analyst
2 72 (23.15%) Support Engineer
3 63 (20.26%) Desktop Support
4 59 (18.97%) Support Analyst
5 43 (13.83%) Desktop Engineer
6 42 (13.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 31 (9.97%) Service Desk Analyst
7 31 (9.97%) Service Analyst
8 30 (9.65%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (7.72%) IT Support
10 21 (6.75%) 1st Line Support
11 19 (6.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 19 (6.11%) Desktop Analyst
12 18 (5.79%) Help Desk Support
13 14 (4.50%) Consultant
13 14 (4.50%) Architect
14 13 (4.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 13 (4.18%) Deskside Support
15 12 (3.86%) Support Technician
16 11 (3.54%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.07%) Application Packaging
2 8 (2.57%) .NET
3 4 (1.29%) EJB
3 4 (1.29%) JavaBeans
4 3 (0.96%) JSP
5 2 (0.64%) XML
5 2 (0.64%) XSLT
5 2 (0.64%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 67 (21.54%) Blackberry
2 41 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.57%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.57%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.57%) iPad
5 5 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.61%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.61%) Smartcard
5 5 (1.61%) Handset
6 4 (1.29%) NHS
6 4 (1.29%) iPhone
6 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.64%) Kindle
7 2 (0.64%) PDA
7 2 (0.64%) Derivative
7 2 (0.64%) EPoS
7 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.64%) PKI
8 1 (0.32%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 311 (100.00%) Windows
2 190 (61.09%) Windows XP
2 190 (61.09%) Windows 7
3 89 (28.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (24.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (13.83%) Windows 2000
6 42 (13.50%) Windows 8
7 25 (8.04%) UNIX
8 21 (6.75%) Android
9 19 (6.11%) Apple iOS
10 15 (4.82%) Linux
11 11 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (2.57%) Solaris
13 6 (1.93%) Windows NT
14 4 (1.29%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.64%) NetWare
17 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (19.94%) ITIL
2 36 (11.58%) Software Deployment
3 20 (6.43%) Service Delivery
4 15 (4.82%) E-Commerce
5 11 (3.54%) Service Management
5 11 (3.54%) System Testing
6 10 (3.22%) Migration
7 8 (2.57%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (2.57%) Security Management
8 7 (2.25%) TQM
8 7 (2.25%) Configuration Management
8 7 (2.25%) Validation
9 6 (1.93%) Problem Management
9 6 (1.93%) Scrum
9 6 (1.93%) OOP
9 6 (1.93%) OO
9 6 (1.93%) Data Protection
9 6 (1.93%) Waterfall
10 5 (1.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (1.61%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.72%) SQL
2 9 (2.89%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.57%) VB
4 7 (2.25%) C#
4 7 (2.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.61%) VBScript
5 5 (1.61%) C
6 3 (0.96%) VBA
7 2 (0.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 71 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 48 (15.43%) SC Cleared
3 42 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (7.40%) MCP
5 17 (5.47%) MCSE
5 17 (5.47%) DV Cleared
6 16 (5.14%) MCITP
7 15 (4.82%) A+ Certification
8 13 (4.18%) MCDST
9 8 (2.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (2.25%) Dell Certification
11 6 (1.93%) MOS
11 6 (1.93%) MCSA
12 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.29%) MCTS
12 4 (1.29%) Degree
13 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.64%) ISSAP
13 2 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.93%) SLA
2 4 (1.29%) QA
3 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 138 (44.37%) Active Directory
2 50 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (13.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (3.54%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.25%) XenApp
6 6 (1.93%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.29%) XenServer
7 4 (1.29%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.96%) 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 (18.33%) SCCM
2 19 (6.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (3.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (2.89%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.57%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (1.93%) OVSD
7 5 (1.61%) WSUS
7 5 (1.61%) DameWare
8 4 (1.29%) ZENworks
8 4 (1.29%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 2 (0.64%) SCOM
10 2 (0.64%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 182 (58.52%) Microsoft
2 97 (31.19%) Citrix
3 50 (16.08%) VMware
4 29 (9.32%) Lumension
4 29 (9.32%) HP
5 24 (7.72%) AppSense
6 22 (7.07%) Dell
6 22 (7.07%) Remedy
7 21 (6.75%) CA
8 16 (5.14%) Oracle
9 15 (4.82%) Symantec
10 11 (3.54%) Cisco
10 11 (3.54%) Lotus
10 11 (3.54%) McAfee
10 11 (3.54%) Sophos
11 9 (2.89%) Apple
12 5 (1.61%) Reuters
12 5 (1.61%) Bloomberg
12 5 (1.61%) CQG
12 5 (1.61%) Avaya
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