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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 365 353 327
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 50 66 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.89% 1.16% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 34
Average daily rate
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£150 £390 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +110.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £140 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £425 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £204 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.11% -25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 29
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £16.81 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.63 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +4.80%
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
5639 5688 5156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.83% 22.80% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3901 3761 3372
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 231 248
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
City of London +11 5 £480 +52.38% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Croydon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (62.63%) Microsoft
3 60 (60.61%) Windows 7
4 57 (57.58%) Windows XP
5 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 39 (39.39%) Citrix
7 37 (37.37%) MS Office
8 32 (32.32%) ITIL
8 32 (32.32%) MS Excel
9 30 (30.30%) Blackberry
10 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (19.19%) HP
14 18 (18.18%) Android
15 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (16.16%) VMware
15 16 (16.16%) Remedy
15 16 (16.16%) VPN
16 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
16 15 (15.15%) Apple iOS
17 14 (14.14%) Windows 8
17 14 (14.14%) Dell
18 13 (13.13%) E-Commerce
18 13 (13.13%) Retail
19 12 (12.12%) DNS
19 12 (12.12%) DHCP
20 11 (11.11%) A+ Certification
20 11 (11.11%) Internet

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.07%) IBM Notes
4 6 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.04%) Documentum
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.02%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (37.37%) MS Office
2 32 (32.32%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.01%) MS Project
6 1 (1.01%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.16%) VPN
2 12 (12.12%) DNS
2 12 (12.12%) DHCP
3 11 (11.11%) Internet
4 8 (8.08%) LAN
4 8 (8.08%) WAN
5 7 (7.07%) FTP
5 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.07%) Firewall
6 6 (6.06%) Wireless
7 4 (4.04%) SAN
8 2 (2.02%) SMS
8 2 (2.02%) Broadband
8 2 (2.02%) MPLS
9 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.01%) Network Security
9 1 (1.01%) BT 21CN
9 1 (1.01%) ADSL
9 1 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.06%) MS Access
4 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MSI
2 2 (2.02%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.01%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.13%) Retail
2 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.09%) Finance
4 4 (4.04%) Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Law
6 2 (2.02%) Legal
6 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) French Language
7 1 (1.01%) Publishing
7 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (41.41%) Analyst
2 22 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 18 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 16 (16.16%) Service Analyst
4 16 (16.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) IT Support
6 10 (10.10%) Desktop Support
7 8 (8.08%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (7.07%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.07%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) IMAC Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Support Technician
10 5 (5.05%) Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Consultant
10 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.08%) .NET
1 8 (8.08%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.02%) XML
2 2 (2.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.30%) Blackberry
2 21 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.08%) Fat Client
3 8 (8.08%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.05%) Smartcard
4 5 (5.05%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.03%) iPhone
6 2 (2.02%) iPad
6 2 (2.02%) Kindle
6 2 (2.02%) Derivative
6 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.02%) PKI
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Handset
7 1 (1.01%) CCTV
7 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (60.61%) Windows 7
3 57 (57.58%) Windows XP
4 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (18.18%) Android
7 15 (15.15%) Apple iOS
8 14 (14.14%) Windows 8
9 10 (10.10%) UNIX
10 9 (9.09%) Linux
11 7 (7.07%) Windows 2000
12 3 (3.03%) Windows NT
12 3 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
13 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) ITIL
2 13 (13.13%) E-Commerce
3 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
4 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.04%) System Testing
4 4 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.03%) SIEM
5 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.03%) Change Management
5 3 (3.03%) Information Security
5 3 (3.03%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.02%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.02%) Logistics
6 2 (2.02%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.02%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.02%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.02%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (7.07%) C#
3 6 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.02%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 8 (8.08%) MCP
4 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.05%) MCDST
5 5 (5.05%) MCITP
6 4 (4.04%) Degree
6 4 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.03%) MCSE
7 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.02%) MCSA
8 2 (2.02%) MOS
9 1 (1.01%) Dell Certification
9 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (5.05%) XenApp
5 4 (4.04%) XenServer
6 3 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.01%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) DameWare
3 3 (3.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.03%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (62.63%) Microsoft
2 39 (39.39%) Citrix
3 19 (19.19%) HP
4 16 (16.16%) Remedy
4 16 (16.16%) VMware
5 14 (14.14%) Dell
6 7 (7.07%) Cisco
6 7 (7.07%) Lotus
7 5 (5.05%) Reuters
7 5 (5.05%) Bloomberg
7 5 (5.05%) CQG
8 4 (4.04%) Symantec
8 4 (4.04%) Avaya
9 3 (3.03%) Apple
9 3 (3.03%) IBM
9 3 (3.03%) Oracle
9 3 (3.03%) Wyse
9 3 (3.03%) Splunk
9 3 (3.03%) Altiris
10 2 (2.02%) Google
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