The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 399 354 343
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 21 52 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.98% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 29
Average daily rate
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£208 £281 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +30.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 23
Average hourly rate £17.13 £14.04 £16.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.97% -17.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £13.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.23 £32.10 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +0.95%
Windows Vista
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 London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4993 5327 5303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.29% 22.65% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3379 3524 3452
Average daily rate £400 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £180 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 231 257
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £26.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
City of London -19 3 £450 +69.65%
Uxbridge -4 1 - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows XP
3 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
4 15 (41.67%) MS Office
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
6 12 (33.33%) ITIL
6 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (22.22%) VMware
9 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) LAN
11 6 (16.67%) Citrix
11 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (13.89%) Finance
12 5 (13.89%) Cisco
12 5 (13.89%) HP
12 5 (13.89%) UNIX
13 4 (11.11%) MCP
13 4 (11.11%) Linux
13 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 4 (11.11%) SQL
13 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.11%) WAN
13 4 (11.11%) Apple

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Office
2 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) ADSL
4 2 (5.56%) SAN
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) Intranet
5 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.78%) Broadband
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) WLAN
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) DB2
2 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Desktop Support
2 10 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Deskside Support
7 2 (5.56%) Deskside Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Deskside Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) AS400
1 3 (8.33%) VSAM
1 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows XP
3 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.89%) UNIX
7 4 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.33%) OS/390
9 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.56%) AIX
9 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.78%) Android
10 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.78%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (2.78%) People Management
5 1 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) System Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) COBOL
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) MCP
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCDST
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) KVM
4 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) CA Endevor
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.78%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 5 (13.89%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) Apple
7 3 (8.33%) NetApp
7 3 (8.33%) Ab Initio
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
8 2 (5.56%) Compaq
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 2 (5.56%) NetScout
8 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.78%) Remedy
9 1 (2.78%) Infovista
9 1 (2.78%) Lotus
9 1 (2.78%) EMC
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya