The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 57 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 1.02% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.71% 3.70% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £181
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £180 £250
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Windows Vista
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
117 162 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.16% 27.41% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 61 41
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 31
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £23.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -30.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.40 £32.75
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 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 29 May 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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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 -10 1 - -
Harlow - 1 - -
Windows Vista
East of England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (40.00%) French Language
6 4 (40.00%) Legal
6 4 (40.00%) Service Management
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) SLA
8 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (10.00%) Life Science
9 1 (10.00%) MOS
9 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
9 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
9 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (10.00%) SCCM
9 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
9 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (10.00%) NAS

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) French Language
2 4 (40.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (60.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Life Science
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MOS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle