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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 369 342 343
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 18 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% 0.95% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 14
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£158 £150 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £108 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £445 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £123 £225
% change year-on-year
+38.77% -45.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Average hourly rate £105.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £15.92 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.00 £24.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £14.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.04% -0.83%
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
4580 4443 4236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.29% 20.92% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3135 2956 2709
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 212 239
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 6 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 March 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 +14 7 £146 -42.92% 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (72.09%) Microsoft
3 54 (62.79%) Windows XP
4 50 (58.14%) Windows 7
5 34 (39.53%) MS Excel
6 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (33.72%) MS Office
8 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (27.91%) Finance
10 21 (24.42%) Active Directory
11 17 (19.77%) Citrix
12 16 (18.60%) A+ Certification
12 16 (18.60%) FTP
12 16 (18.60%) MS Exchange
13 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
13 15 (17.44%) SQL
13 15 (17.44%) C#
13 15 (17.44%) .NET
13 15 (17.44%) Internet
13 15 (17.44%) Blackberry
13 15 (17.44%) SCCM
14 14 (16.28%) Billing
14 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
14 14 (16.28%) MS Access
14 14 (16.28%) CRM

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.33%) WorkSite
7 2 (2.33%) Documentum
7 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.33%) Lync
7 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.16%) Apache
8 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (39.53%) MS Excel
2 29 (33.72%) MS Office
3 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.33%) MS Project
5 1 (1.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) FTP
2 15 (17.44%) Internet
3 11 (12.79%) DNS
3 11 (12.79%) DHCP
4 10 (11.63%) Wireless
5 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.14%) VPN
7 6 (6.98%) HTTP
8 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.49%) LAN
9 3 (3.49%) VoIP
9 3 (3.49%) Firewall
10 2 (2.33%) SAN
10 2 (2.33%) WAN
11 1 (1.16%) SMS
11 1 (1.16%) VLAN
11 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) MS Access
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2000
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MSI
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Billing
3 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.47%) Retail
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Law
6 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) French Language
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
7 1 (1.16%) Front Office
7 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Analyst
2 22 (25.58%) Support Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) Applications Support
3 15 (17.44%) Help Desk Support
4 12 (13.95%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Help Desk Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Desktop Support
6 8 (9.30%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) IT Support
7 7 (8.14%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.98%) IMAC Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) .NET
2 9 (10.47%) Web Services
3 6 (6.98%) WCF
4 4 (4.65%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Blackberry
2 13 (15.12%) Thin Client
2 13 (15.12%) Fat Client
3 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.63%) Smartcard
3 10 (11.63%) Smartphone
4 8 (9.30%) IVR
5 4 (4.65%) Market Risk
5 4 (4.65%) iPad
5 4 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (62.79%) Windows XP
3 50 (58.14%) Windows 7
4 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.47%) Windows 2000
7 6 (6.98%) Mac OS X
7 6 (6.98%) Mac OS X Server
7 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.81%) Linux
9 4 (4.65%) UNIX
10 3 (3.49%) Android
11 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
11 2 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) CRM
2 10 (11.63%) ITIL
3 9 (10.47%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.14%) Time Management
5 4 (4.65%) Migration
6 3 (3.49%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.33%) System Testing
7 2 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.33%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.16%) Change Management
8 1 (1.16%) Operations Management
8 1 (1.16%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.16%) Release Management
8 1 (1.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
1 15 (17.44%) C#
2 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.33%) VBScript
5 1 (1.16%) VB
5 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) A+ Certification
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (13.95%) MCP
4 11 (12.79%) MCDST
5 10 (11.63%) MCITP
6 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.49%) MCSE
9 2 (2.33%) MOS
10 1 (1.16%) MCSA
10 1 (1.16%) CCNA
10 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.16%) Degree
10 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.49%) Xen
5 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.33%) XenApp
6 2 (2.33%) XenServer
6 2 (2.33%) KVM
7 1 (1.16%) vSphere
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.16%) Postfix
7 1 (1.16%) Squid
7 1 (1.16%) Firmware
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) Casper Suite
2 3 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.49%) ZENworks
3 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.16%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (1.16%) OpenView
4 1 (1.16%) DameWare
4 1 (1.16%) WMI
4 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) Citrix
3 14 (16.28%) HP
4 13 (15.12%) VMware
5 11 (12.79%) Dell
5 11 (12.79%) Reuters
5 11 (12.79%) Bloomberg
6 10 (11.63%) CQG
7 8 (9.30%) Cisco
8 7 (8.14%) Apple
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle
9 4 (4.65%) Adobe
10 3 (3.49%) EMC
10 3 (3.49%) Symantec
10 3 (3.49%) Remedy
10 3 (3.49%) Altiris
11 2 (2.33%) Splunk
11 2 (2.33%) Wyse
11 2 (2.33%) NetApp
11 2 (2.33%) Lotus