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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 450 395 337
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -58
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 128 174 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.57% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 78 85
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£175 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £250 £244
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 72
Average hourly rate £14.04 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.65 £35.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.42 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-11.69% +19.41%
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
11715 11058 11146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.42% 22.93% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6869 6352 5808
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 979 1123
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -21 51 £170 -49.62% 14
North West +13 29 £155 -52.30% 6
South East -11 18 £175 -7.89% 12
East Midlands -6 11 £115 -61.66% 4
West Midlands -18 9 £375 +50.00% 4
East of England -26 7 £120 +6.66% 5
South West -43 2 £438 - 3
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 307 (100.00%) Windows
2 194 (63.19%) Windows XP
3 190 (61.89%) Microsoft
4 182 (59.28%) Windows 7
5 146 (47.56%) MS Office
6 143 (46.58%) Active Directory
7 107 (34.85%) Citrix
8 83 (27.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (25.73%) Blackberry
10 77 (25.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 72 (23.45%) MS Excel
12 71 (23.13%) Security Cleared
13 58 (18.89%) SCCM
13 58 (18.89%) MS Exchange
14 56 (18.24%) ITIL
15 55 (17.92%) SC Cleared
16 44 (14.33%) Microsoft App-V
17 43 (14.01%) VMware
17 43 (14.01%) Windows 2000
17 43 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
18 42 (13.68%) Windows 8
19 40 (13.03%) Software Deployment
20 39 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (12.05%) SLA
22 33 (10.75%) AppSense
22 33 (10.75%) Lumension
23 32 (10.42%) TCP/IP
24 31 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
25 29 (9.45%) CA
25 29 (9.45%) LAN

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (18.89%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (5.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.26%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.30%) TPMS
8 4 (1.30%) CICS
8 4 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.98%) Documentum
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (0.65%) IIS
11 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.33%) Lync
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 146 (47.56%) MS Office
2 72 (23.45%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.86%) MS Visio
4 16 (5.21%) MS Project
5 7 (2.28%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 29 (9.45%) LAN
3 23 (7.49%) WAN
4 21 (6.84%) VPN
5 18 (5.86%) DHCP
6 16 (5.21%) DNS
7 14 (4.56%) Internet
8 12 (3.91%) VoIP
9 9 (2.93%) SMS
9 9 (2.93%) Firewall
10 8 (2.61%) Wireless
10 8 (2.61%) Broadband
11 5 (1.63%) Network Security
12 4 (1.30%) X.400
12 4 (1.30%) X.500
12 4 (1.30%) SAN
12 4 (1.30%) ATM
13 3 (0.98%) FTP
13 3 (0.98%) S/MIME
13 3 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.28%) MS Access
2 7 (2.28%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.30%) MySQL
4 4 (1.30%) DB2
4 4 (1.30%) Informix
5 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (8.14%) MSI
2 17 (5.54%) InstallShield
3 8 (2.61%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.63%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.98%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.65%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 18 (5.86%) Retail
2 15 (4.89%) Finance
3 12 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.95%) Banking
5 4 (1.30%) Military
5 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.30%) Advertising
6 3 (0.98%) Local Government
7 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 90 (29.32%) Analyst
2 79 (25.73%) Support Engineer
3 72 (23.45%) Desktop Support
4 47 (15.31%) Desktop Engineer
5 46 (14.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 42 (13.68%) Support Analyst
7 39 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 34 (11.07%) Service Analyst
8 34 (11.07%) Service Desk Analyst
9 22 (7.17%) IT Support
10 19 (6.19%) Help Desk Support
10 19 (6.19%) Desktop Analyst
11 18 (5.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 15 (4.89%) Architect
12 15 (4.89%) 1st Line Support
13 14 (4.56%) Applications Packager
13 14 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (4.23%) Support Technician
15 10 (3.26%) Deskside Support
16 9 (2.93%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.47%) Application Packaging
2 8 (2.61%) .NET
3 4 (1.30%) JavaBeans
3 4 (1.30%) EJB
4 3 (0.98%) JSP
5 2 (0.65%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.65%) XML
5 2 (0.65%) XSLT
5 2 (0.65%) HTML
6 1 (0.33%) CSS
6 1 (0.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (25.73%) Blackberry
2 39 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.61%) iPad
4 6 (1.95%) Handset
4 6 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.63%) NHS
5 5 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.30%) iPhone
6 4 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.30%) PDA
6 4 (1.30%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.65%) Kindle
7 2 (0.65%) Derivative
7 2 (0.65%) PKI
7 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.33%) CCTV
8 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 307 (100.00%) Windows
2 194 (63.19%) Windows XP
3 182 (59.28%) Windows 7
4 83 (27.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (25.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (14.01%) Windows 2000
7 42 (13.68%) Windows 8
8 25 (8.14%) Android
9 24 (7.82%) UNIX
9 24 (7.82%) Apple iOS
10 16 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (4.89%) Linux
12 8 (2.61%) Solaris
13 6 (1.95%) Windows NT
14 5 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.65%) NetWare
18 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.24%) ITIL
2 40 (13.03%) Software Deployment
3 19 (6.19%) E-Commerce
4 14 (4.56%) Service Delivery
5 11 (3.58%) Migration
6 9 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (2.61%) Security Management
7 8 (2.61%) TQM
8 7 (2.28%) Scrum
8 7 (2.28%) Waterfall
9 6 (1.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (1.95%) Service Management
9 6 (1.95%) Project Management
10 5 (1.63%) TOGAF
10 5 (1.63%) Data Protection
10 5 (1.63%) Software Distribution
11 4 (1.30%) Line Management
11 4 (1.30%) Load Balancing
11 4 (1.30%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.51%) SQL
2 9 (2.93%) C
3 7 (2.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.28%) C#
3 7 (2.28%) VBScript
4 6 (1.95%) VB
5 5 (1.63%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.65%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (23.13%) Security Cleared
2 55 (17.92%) SC Cleared
3 31 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.89%) MCSE
5 13 (4.23%) MCP
6 12 (3.91%) DV Cleared
7 11 (3.58%) MCITP
8 9 (2.93%) MCDST
9 8 (2.61%) MCSA
10 6 (1.95%) MCTS
10 6 (1.95%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.30%) Degree
12 4 (1.30%) Dell Certification
12 4 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.98%) ISEB
13 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.65%) MOS
14 2 (0.65%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.05%) SLA
2 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.65%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 143 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 44 (14.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 43 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.93%) XenApp
5 7 (2.28%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.95%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.30%) XenServer
7 4 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.30%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.33%) IAG
10 1 (0.33%) UAG
10 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (18.89%) SCCM
2 11 (3.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (2.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.95%) DameWare
6 4 (1.30%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.98%) ZENworks
7 3 (0.98%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.98%) WSUS
7 3 (0.98%) SCOM
7 3 (0.98%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.98%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.33%) OVSD
9 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.33%) SCSM
9 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 190 (61.89%) Microsoft
2 107 (34.85%) Citrix
3 43 (14.01%) VMware
4 33 (10.75%) AppSense
4 33 (10.75%) Lumension
5 29 (9.45%) CA
6 24 (7.82%) Remedy
7 23 (7.49%) HP
8 19 (6.19%) Dell
9 18 (5.86%) Cisco
10 12 (3.91%) Sophos
10 12 (3.91%) Lotus
11 11 (3.58%) Oracle
12 9 (2.93%) McAfee
13 8 (2.61%) Apple
13 8 (2.61%) Adobe
14 6 (1.95%) Symantec
15 5 (1.63%) Avaya
15 5 (1.63%) Novell
16 4 (1.30%) Kaseya
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