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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 524 387 341
Rank change year-on-year
-137 -46
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 57 183 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 1.66% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 58 53
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£315 £191 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -21.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £111 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £350 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £180 £250
% change year-on-year
+74.30% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 49 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.04 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £20.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
10992 11010 9192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.23% 22.74% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6439 6373 5022
Average daily rate £363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £501 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 893 961 912
Average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.30 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -36 18 £195 -7.14% 8
South East -38 14 £455 +91.57% 8
West Midlands -17 8 £315 +70.27% 5
North West -45 7 £375 +144.29% 3
South West +7 3 £285 - 4
East of England -15 3 - - 5
East Midlands -9 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -24 2 £175 +105.88% 2
Windows Vista
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Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (52.71%) Windows XP
3 67 (51.94%) Active Directory
4 64 (49.61%) Microsoft
5 60 (46.51%) Windows 7
6 50 (38.76%) MS Office
7 47 (36.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (27.13%) VMware
9 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
10 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (22.48%) MS Excel
11 27 (20.93%) MS Exchange
12 24 (18.60%) Citrix
13 21 (16.28%) SCCM
14 20 (15.50%) Finance
14 20 (15.50%) ITIL
14 20 (15.50%) Windows 8
15 19 (14.73%) HP
16 17 (13.18%) SQL
16 17 (13.18%) Oracle
16 17 (13.18%) DV Cleared
17 16 (12.40%) Linux
17 16 (12.40%) DNS
18 14 (10.85%) McAfee
18 14 (10.85%) PowerShell
18 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (10.85%) Lumension
19 13 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
19 13 (10.08%) OpenView Configuration Management

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 27 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.88%) Lync
6 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.33%) Moodle
8 2 (1.55%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.55%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 50 (38.76%) MS Office
2 29 (22.48%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.40%) DNS
2 13 (10.08%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.53%) VPN
3 11 (8.53%) LAN
4 10 (7.75%) WAN
5 9 (6.98%) Firewall
6 8 (6.20%) Internet
6 8 (6.20%) Wireless
7 6 (4.65%) DHCP
8 5 (3.88%) VoIP
8 5 (3.88%) DMZ
9 4 (3.10%) SSL
10 3 (2.33%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.55%) Bluetooth
11 2 (1.55%) SAN
12 1 (0.78%) Intranet
12 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.55%) MS Access
3 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.78%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MSI
2 8 (6.20%) Subversion
3 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) Yeoman
General
1 20 (15.50%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Legal
4 4 (3.10%) French Language
5 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.33%) Retail
6 2 (1.55%) Billing
6 2 (1.55%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (29.46%) Analyst
2 30 (23.26%) Support Analyst
3 19 (14.73%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.40%) Desktop Support
4 16 (12.40%) IT Support
5 14 (10.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (10.85%) Service Analyst
5 14 (10.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (10.08%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (9.30%) Help Desk Analyst
8 11 (8.53%) Architect
9 10 (7.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
11 6 (4.65%) Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 5 (3.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) Web Services
1 7 (5.43%) XML
1 7 (5.43%) Java EE
1 7 (5.43%) JSON
1 7 (5.43%) HTML
1 7 (5.43%) jQuery
2 6 (4.65%) HTML5
2 6 (4.65%) AngularJS
2 6 (4.65%) WSDL
3 3 (2.33%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.33%) CSS
3 3 (2.33%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.55%) .NET
5 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.75%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.55%) Handset
5 2 (1.55%) IVR
5 2 (1.55%) iPad
5 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.78%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.78%) AS400
6 1 (0.78%) VSAM
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Life Science
6 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (52.71%) Windows XP
3 60 (46.51%) Windows 7
4 47 (36.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (15.50%) Windows 8
7 16 (12.40%) Linux
8 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.98%) AIX
10 7 (5.43%) Windows 2000
10 7 (5.43%) Mac OS
11 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
12 5 (3.88%) UNIX
13 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
14 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (2.33%) Android
15 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.78%) BlackBerry OS
16 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.78%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.50%) ITIL
2 8 (6.20%) Service Management
3 7 (5.43%) TDD
4 6 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.65%) OOP
4 6 (4.65%) OO
4 6 (4.65%) Software Engineering
4 6 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (4.65%) Waterfall
4 6 (4.65%) BDD
4 6 (4.65%) SDLC
5 5 (3.88%) Software Distribution
5 5 (3.88%) Security Patching
5 5 (3.88%) Incident Management
5 5 (3.88%) CRM
6 3 (2.33%) Information Security
6 3 (2.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.33%) Migration
6 3 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) SQL
2 14 (10.85%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.20%) Java
5 6 (4.65%) Objective-C
5 6 (4.65%) C
5 6 (4.65%) C++
6 3 (2.33%) VBA
7 2 (1.55%) C#
7 2 (1.55%) VB
8 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.78%) COBOL
8 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.18%) DV Cleared
3 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.43%) Degree
6 4 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.10%) MCP
7 3 (2.33%) MCSE
7 3 (2.33%) MCDST
8 2 (1.55%) MOS
8 2 (1.55%) MCSA
8 2 (1.55%) CCNA
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.78%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.78%) CCDA
9 1 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 67 (51.94%) Active Directory
2 35 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.65%) vSphere
6 5 (3.88%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.10%) Xen
7 4 (3.10%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.55%) XenApp
9 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.78%) UAG
10 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (16.28%) SCCM
2 13 (10.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.88%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.88%) WSUS
4 3 (2.33%) ZENworks
4 3 (2.33%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.78%) OpenView
6 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.78%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.78%) OVSD
6 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (49.61%) Microsoft
2 35 (27.13%) VMware
3 24 (18.60%) Citrix
4 19 (14.73%) HP
5 17 (13.18%) Oracle
6 14 (10.85%) McAfee
6 14 (10.85%) Lumension
7 11 (8.53%) Cisco
8 7 (5.43%) Apple
9 6 (4.65%) Symantec
10 5 (3.88%) Sophos
11 3 (2.33%) Wyse
11 3 (2.33%) Avaya
11 3 (2.33%) NetApp
11 3 (2.33%) Dell
11 3 (2.33%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.55%) Infovista
12 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.55%) EMC
12 2 (1.55%) Interwoven
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