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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 55 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.78% 0.41% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 1.59% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£135 - £141
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £133 £285
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.47%
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
123 189 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.84% 25.85% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 87 33
Average daily rate £400 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £160 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 28
Average hourly rate £40.60 £28.50 £26.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.45% +6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.40 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 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
Chelmsford -1 4 £135 -
Windows Vista
East of England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 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%) MS Office
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Legal
6 4 (40.00%) Service Management
6 4 (40.00%) French Language
6 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (10.00%) Adobe
9 1 (10.00%) VMware
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (10.00%) SCCM
9 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (10.00%) MS Project
9 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 1 (10.00%) LAN
9 1 (10.00%) SLA
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco
9 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 4 (40.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (60.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) IT Support
6 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco