The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 47 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.22% 0.43% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 1.67% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£165 £173 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £233 £225
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
144 120 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.21% 25.70% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 44 83
Average daily rate £300 £293 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £416 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.66 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +13.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.10 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Vista
East of England

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the Essex region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the Essex region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 11 July 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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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
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Windows Vista
East of England

Windows Vista
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) RequisitePro
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Use Case
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) French Language
6 1 (10.00%) Automotive
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix