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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 508 423 394
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 72 154 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 1.38% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 47
Average daily rate
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£290 £130 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.07% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £108 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £266 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £130 £275
% change year-on-year
+115.38% -52.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.04 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.88 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.61 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -6.17%
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
11282 11178 9274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.28% 21.75% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6463 6316 5021
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 919 1010 963
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
South East -32 24 £425 +246.93% 9
London -28 14 £160 +39.13% 11
East Midlands +1 9 £300 +172.72% 2
West Midlands -18 8 £206 +14.58% 4
East of England +18 6 £135 - 3
North West -38 6 £375 +127.27% 3
South West +4 2 £280 - 5
North East - 2 - -
Yorkshire -22 1 - -
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (53.50%) Microsoft
3 102 (51.00%) Windows XP
4 94 (47.00%) Windows 7
5 92 (46.00%) Active Directory
6 84 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (35.00%) MS Office
8 58 (29.00%) Security Cleared
9 53 (26.50%) MS Excel
10 51 (25.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 50 (25.00%) SQL
11 50 (25.00%) VMware
11 50 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (21.00%) MS Exchange
13 39 (19.50%) Finance
14 35 (17.50%) Citrix
15 31 (15.50%) Firewall
15 31 (15.50%) DV Cleared
16 28 (14.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 28 (14.00%) HP
17 26 (13.00%) Oracle
17 26 (13.00%) MSI
17 26 (13.00%) SCCM
17 26 (13.00%) Windows 8
18 24 (12.00%) ITIL
19 23 (11.50%) SQL Server
19 23 (11.50%) DNS
19 23 (11.50%) McAfee
20 22 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (11.00%) TCP/IP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (21.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (7.00%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (3.00%) Lync
8 3 (1.50%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.50%) Moodle
9 1 (0.50%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 70 (35.00%) MS Office
2 53 (26.50%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.50%) MS Project
5 2 (1.00%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.50%) Firewall
2 23 (11.50%) DNS
3 22 (11.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.00%) DHCP
4 14 (7.00%) Wireless
5 13 (6.50%) VPN
6 12 (6.00%) Internet
7 11 (5.50%) FTP
7 11 (5.50%) LAN
8 9 (4.50%) WAN
9 8 (4.00%) VoIP
10 6 (3.00%) HTTP
10 6 (3.00%) Ethernet
11 5 (2.50%) DMZ
12 4 (2.00%) SSL
12 4 (2.00%) WebEx
13 2 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.00%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.00%) NAS
14 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.00%) MS Access
5 8 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (13.00%) MSI
2 7 (3.50%) StarTeam
3 6 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.00%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
General
1 39 (19.50%) Finance
2 14 (7.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (7.00%) Billing
3 12 (6.00%) Retail
4 10 (5.00%) Banking
5 7 (3.50%) Legal
6 5 (2.50%) French Language
7 4 (2.00%) Advertising
8 3 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.00%) Local Government
10 1 (0.50%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.50%) Front Office
10 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (28.50%) Analyst
2 38 (19.00%) Support Analyst
3 30 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 25 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 21 (10.50%) Service Analyst
5 21 (10.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (9.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 18 (9.00%) Desktop Support
8 17 (8.50%) Help Desk Analyst
9 16 (8.00%) IT Support
10 15 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (7.50%) Applications Support
11 14 (7.00%) Help Desk Support
12 11 (5.50%) Desktop Engineer
12 11 (5.50%) Build Engineer
13 10 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 10 (5.00%) Architect
14 7 (3.50%) IT Support Engineer
15 6 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 6 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.50%) .NET
1 15 (7.50%) Web Services
2 7 (3.50%) XML
2 7 (3.50%) HTML
3 6 (3.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.00%) WSDL
3 6 (3.00%) Java EE
3 6 (3.00%) JSON
3 6 (3.00%) Application Packaging
3 6 (3.00%) WCF
3 6 (3.00%) jQuery
3 6 (3.00%) HTML5
4 3 (1.50%) CSS
5 1 (0.50%) Flash
5 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 13 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.50%) Thin Client
4 9 (4.50%) Fat Client
5 8 (4.00%) IVR
6 6 (3.00%) iPad
7 5 (2.50%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.50%) Smartcard
8 4 (2.00%) EPoS
8 4 (2.00%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.50%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.00%) Life Science
10 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.00%) Handset
11 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.50%) Xbox
11 1 (0.50%) iPhone
11 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 200 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (51.00%) Windows XP
3 94 (47.00%) Windows 7
4 84 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (25.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (13.00%) Windows 8
7 19 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.50%) Windows 2000
9 12 (6.00%) Linux
10 8 (4.00%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.00%) AIX
11 6 (3.00%) Mac OS
11 6 (3.00%) Mac OS X Server
11 6 (3.00%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.50%) Android
12 5 (2.50%) UNIX
13 2 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.50%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.00%) ITIL
2 18 (9.00%) Service Management
3 16 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 15 (7.50%) CRM
5 11 (5.50%) Migration
6 8 (4.00%) Time Management
7 7 (3.50%) Data Migration
7 7 (3.50%) Waterfall
7 7 (3.50%) Configuration Management
7 7 (3.50%) OOP
7 7 (3.50%) OO
7 7 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.00%) TDD
8 6 (3.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.00%) BDD
8 6 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (2.50%) Software Distribution
9 5 (2.50%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.00%) Software Deployment
11 3 (1.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.00%) SQL
2 22 (11.00%) PowerShell
3 20 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.50%) C#
5 7 (3.50%) C
5 7 (3.50%) Java
6 6 (3.00%) C++
6 6 (3.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.00%) VBScript
7 2 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (29.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.50%) DV Cleared
3 22 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (7.00%) MCSE
6 13 (6.50%) MCP
7 8 (4.00%) MCDST
8 7 (3.50%) MCITP
8 7 (3.50%) Degree
9 5 (2.50%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.00%) Dell Certification
11 2 (1.00%) CCNA
11 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.50%) CCDA
12 1 (0.50%) ISEB
12 1 (0.50%) MCSA
12 1 (0.50%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.00%) SLA
2 12 (6.00%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (46.00%) Active Directory
2 50 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (3.50%) vSphere
5 5 (2.50%) XenApp
6 4 (2.00%) Xen
7 3 (1.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.00%) KVM
8 2 (1.00%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.50%) Postfix
9 1 (0.50%) Firmware
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 28 (14.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 26 (13.00%) SCCM
3 10 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.50%) OVSD
4 5 (2.50%) ZENworks
4 5 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.50%) WSUS
5 3 (1.50%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.50%) SCOM
6 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.50%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.50%) OpenView
6 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.50%) DameWare
6 1 (0.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 107 (53.50%) Microsoft
2 50 (25.00%) VMware
3 35 (17.50%) Citrix
4 28 (14.00%) HP
5 26 (13.00%) Oracle
6 23 (11.50%) McAfee
7 22 (11.00%) Lumension
8 16 (8.00%) Cisco
9 10 (5.00%) Apple
10 7 (3.50%) Sophos
11 6 (3.00%) Reuters
11 6 (3.00%) Bloomberg
11 6 (3.00%) Symantec
11 6 (3.00%) Adobe
11 6 (3.00%) Dell
12 5 (2.50%) CQG
13 3 (1.50%) EMC
13 3 (1.50%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.50%) Lotus
13 3 (1.50%) Avaya
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