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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 535 471 439
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -32
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 73 107 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 1.00% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 65
Average daily rate £388 £187 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.21% -13.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £126 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £356 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £174 £130
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +33.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 22
Average hourly rate £16.67 £16.16 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +15.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £105.00 £27.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.58 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +11.28%
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
10085 10732 10112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.36% 22.85% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6188 6263 5607
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 734 870 931
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.45 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 23 £550 +103.70% 5
North West -2 13 £388 +43.51% 1
South East -19 13 £384 +125.73% 6
Yorkshire -2 11 £115 -65.92% 1
South West -2 7 £120 -35.82% 7
East of England -9 2 - - 6
West Midlands -15 2 £120 -60.00% 3
East Midlands -9 1 - -
North East -25 1 £95 - 2
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (60.92%) Active Directory
3 86 (49.43%) Windows XP
4 85 (48.85%) Microsoft
5 60 (34.48%) MS Office
6 49 (28.16%) Windows 7
7 48 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (25.86%) Windows Server
9 44 (25.29%) Finance
10 42 (24.14%) MS Exchange
11 40 (22.99%) MS Excel
12 37 (21.26%) ITIL
12 37 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (18.97%) TCP/IP
14 32 (18.39%) SLA
15 30 (17.24%) Citrix
15 30 (17.24%) VMware
15 30 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (16.67%) DNS
16 29 (16.67%) Java
17 28 (16.09%) Windows 8
18 26 (14.94%) Linux
19 24 (13.79%) Blackberry
19 24 (13.79%) SQL
20 23 (13.22%) Security Cleared
21 22 (12.64%) Windows 2000
22 21 (12.07%) Data Centre
23 20 (11.49%) VPN
23 20 (11.49%) C++

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 42 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.75%) IBM Notes
6 9 (5.17%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.60%) IBM Domino
8 6 (3.45%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.15%) Apache
9 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (1.15%) IIS
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (34.48%) MS Office
2 40 (22.99%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.17%) Acrobat
4 5 (2.87%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.72%) MS Project
6 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Hi Portfolio
1 7 (4.02%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) Office 365
2 3 (1.72%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 29 (16.67%) DNS
3 20 (11.49%) VPN
4 19 (10.92%) LAN
5 17 (9.77%) Internet
6 16 (9.20%) WAN
7 15 (8.62%) Firewall
8 14 (8.05%) DHCP
9 11 (6.32%) Wireless
10 8 (4.60%) WebEx
11 7 (4.02%) SMTP
12 6 (3.45%) FTP
12 6 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.87%) IPsec
13 5 (2.87%) LDAP
13 5 (2.87%) Skype
13 5 (2.87%) SSH
13 5 (2.87%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (2.30%) SAN
14 4 (2.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.02%) Spotfire
3 2 (1.15%) DB2
3 2 (1.15%) MySQL
3 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) MS Access
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Git (software)
1 13 (7.47%) Subversion
2 7 (4.02%) MSI
3 3 (1.72%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.15%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.57%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.57%) JUnit
5 1 (0.57%) Maven
5 1 (0.57%) MorphX
General
1 44 (25.29%) Finance
2 17 (9.77%) Banking
3 11 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.02%) Billing
4 7 (4.02%) German Language
5 5 (2.87%) Automotive
6 4 (2.30%) Local Government
7 3 (1.72%) Polish Language
8 2 (1.15%) Law
8 2 (1.15%) Marketing
8 2 (1.15%) Retail
8 2 (1.15%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) French Language
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (29.89%) Analyst
2 28 (16.09%) Support Engineer
3 27 (15.52%) Support Analyst
4 25 (14.37%) Developer
5 20 (11.49%) Desktop Support
6 15 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (8.62%) Java Developer
6 15 (8.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (8.05%) Service Analyst
8 13 (7.47%) IT Support
9 11 (6.32%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (5.75%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (5.75%) IT Analyst
11 9 (5.17%) Technical Support
12 8 (4.60%) Architect
12 8 (4.60%) IT Support Analyst
13 7 (4.02%) Business Analyst
13 7 (4.02%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 7 (4.02%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (4.02%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.34%) XML
2 16 (9.20%) HTML
2 16 (9.20%) Web Services
3 15 (8.62%) Java EE
4 14 (8.05%) jQuery
4 14 (8.05%) JSON
5 13 (7.47%) AngularJS
5 13 (7.47%) HTML5
5 13 (7.47%) WSDL
6 7 (4.02%) .NET
7 3 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.72%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.15%) CSS
8 2 (1.15%) LAMP
8 2 (1.15%) Spring
9 1 (0.57%) COM
9 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 21 (12.07%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.17%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.87%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.87%) iPad
5 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.30%) CMDB
6 4 (2.30%) Handset
6 4 (2.30%) NHS
7 3 (1.72%) CESG
7 3 (1.72%) iPhone
7 3 (1.72%) PDA
7 3 (1.72%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.15%) AS400
8 2 (1.15%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.57%) Clustering
9 1 (0.57%) NGOSS
9 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (49.43%) Windows XP
3 49 (28.16%) Windows 7
4 48 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (25.86%) Windows Server
6 37 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (16.09%) Windows 8
8 26 (14.94%) Linux
9 22 (12.64%) Windows 2000
10 16 (9.20%) Mac OS
10 16 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (8.62%) AIX
12 14 (8.05%) Apple iOS
13 12 (6.90%) Unix
14 6 (3.45%) Android
14 6 (3.45%) Mac OS X
15 5 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (1.72%) Windows NT
17 2 (1.15%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.26%) ITIL
2 19 (10.92%) Service Management
3 18 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 15 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.62%) OO
5 13 (7.47%) BDD
5 13 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (7.47%) Data Protection
5 13 (7.47%) OOP
5 13 (7.47%) SDLC
5 13 (7.47%) Software Engineering
5 13 (7.47%) TDD
5 13 (7.47%) Waterfall
6 12 (6.90%) People Management
7 11 (6.32%) ITSM
8 9 (5.17%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.02%) Fund Accounting
10 7 (4.02%) Time Management
11 6 (3.45%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.67%) Java
2 24 (13.79%) SQL
3 20 (11.49%) C++
4 15 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.62%) Objective-C
5 14 (8.05%) C
6 8 (4.60%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.87%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.72%) PHP
10 2 (1.15%) Perl
10 2 (1.15%) Ruby
10 2 (1.15%) VBScript
11 1 (0.57%) C#
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.57%) VB
11 1 (0.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (13.22%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.77%) DV Cleared
4 13 (7.47%) Degree
4 13 (7.47%) MCSE
5 12 (6.90%) MCP
6 10 (5.75%) MCDST
7 8 (4.60%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.45%) CCNA
8 6 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.87%) MCITP
10 4 (2.30%) MCSA
11 3 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.72%) CISSP
11 3 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.15%) CREST Certified
12 2 (1.15%) Cyber Scheme
12 2 (1.15%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.39%) SLA
2 7 (4.02%) QA
3 3 (1.72%) ISO15022
3 3 (1.72%) ISO20022
4 2 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 106 (60.92%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.87%) Sendmail
4 4 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.72%) vSphere
6 2 (1.15%) Samba
6 2 (1.15%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (5.75%) SCCM
2 9 (5.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.87%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (2.30%) DameWare
5 4 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.72%) vMotion
7 2 (1.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (48.85%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.24%) Citrix
2 30 (17.24%) VMware
3 20 (11.49%) HP
4 17 (9.77%) Oracle
5 16 (9.20%) Apple
6 13 (7.47%) Adobe
7 11 (6.32%) Infovista
7 11 (6.32%) Lotus
7 11 (6.32%) Remedy
8 8 (4.60%) Dell
9 7 (4.02%) Intel Security
9 7 (4.02%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.02%) SunGard
9 7 (4.02%) Symantec
9 7 (4.02%) TIBCO
9 7 (4.02%) Vermilion
10 6 (3.45%) Cisco
11 5 (2.87%) NetApp
11 5 (2.87%) SonicWALL
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