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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 59 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.58% 0.17% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 0.56% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£325 £425 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +73.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £215 £265
% change year-on-year
- -18.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.32 £16.35
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -24.67%
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
166 178 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.36% 30.96% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 54 42
Average daily rate £425 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £133 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 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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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 - -
Windows Vista
East of England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) BT
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Handset
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) ZENworks
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) Sophos
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Acrobat
5 1 (20.00%) RequisitePro
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (20.00%) Linux

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) RequisitePro
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Use Case
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ZENworks
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Spiceworks