The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 367 348 315
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 45 41 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.19% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% 0.93% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 38
Average daily rate £123 £153 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.67% -43.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £362 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £132 £285 £280
% change year-on-year
-53.68% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 31
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.16 £18.95 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +15.72%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5005 4415 5461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.69% 20.44% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 2869 3369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 234 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Vista
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
City of London -14 9 £205 +18.49% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (75.58%) Windows 7
3 57 (66.28%) Windows XP
4 56 (65.12%) MS Office
5 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
6 42 (48.84%) Active Directory
7 34 (39.53%) Blackberry
8 30 (34.88%) ITIL
8 30 (34.88%) MS Exchange
9 29 (33.72%) Citrix
9 29 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (26.74%) SharePoint
11 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
11 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (22.09%) Finance
12 15 (17.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (17.44%) SCCM
13 14 (16.28%) Windows 8
13 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (16.28%) Symantec
13 14 (16.28%) MCSE
14 13 (15.12%) LAN
15 12 (13.95%) Windows 2000
15 12 (13.95%) MCP
15 12 (13.95%) Internet
15 12 (13.95%) Cisco
16 11 (12.79%) VMware
16 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (12.79%) XenApp
17 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 23 (26.74%) SharePoint
3 15 (17.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (8.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.65%) Lync
7 4 (4.65%) IBM Notes
8 3 (3.49%) GroupWise
9 2 (2.33%) IIS
10 1 (1.16%) CMS
10 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.16%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 56 (65.12%) MS Office
2 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.14%) MS Project
3 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.98%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) LAN
2 12 (13.95%) Internet
3 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.47%) VPN
3 9 (10.47%) DNS
4 8 (9.30%) SAN
5 7 (8.14%) iSCSI
6 6 (6.98%) DHCP
6 6 (6.98%) Wireless
7 5 (5.81%) WAN
8 4 (4.65%) FTP
9 3 (3.49%) 3G
9 3 (3.49%) Broadband
10 2 (2.33%) SNMP
11 1 (1.16%) VoIP
11 1 (1.16%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MSI
2 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Retail
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Local Government
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) Support Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (15.12%) Desktop Support
3 13 (15.12%) Service Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Help Desk Support
5 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Help Desk Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (5.81%) Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.16%) CSS
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
2 1 (1.16%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) CSS3
2 1 (1.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (39.53%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.14%) Clustering
2 7 (8.14%) Smartcard
3 6 (6.98%) Fat Client
3 6 (6.98%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.65%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Handset
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.16%) Informatics
6 1 (1.16%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (75.58%) Windows 7
3 57 (66.28%) Windows XP
4 29 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (16.28%) Windows 8
5 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (13.95%) Windows 2000
7 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
7 7 (8.14%) Android
8 3 (3.49%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.33%) Linux
9 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) UNIX
10 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) ITIL
2 8 (9.30%) Change Management
3 7 (8.14%) Migration
3 7 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (8.14%) Data Management
4 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.65%) Service Management
5 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.65%) Project Management
6 3 (3.49%) ITSM
6 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.49%) Time Management
7 2 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.33%) CRM
8 1 (1.16%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.16%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.16%) ERP
8 1 (1.16%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.16%) User Stories
8 1 (1.16%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.49%) C
4 2 (2.33%) Perl
4 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (16.28%) MCSE
3 12 (13.95%) MCP
4 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.14%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.81%) MCITP
6 5 (5.81%) Degree
7 4 (4.65%) MCDST
7 4 (4.65%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.16%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.79%) XenApp
3 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.49%) IAG
5 3 (3.49%) UAG
5 3 (3.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) SCCM
2 8 (9.30%) SCOM
2 8 (9.30%) SCVMM
2 8 (9.30%) SCOrch
3 7 (8.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (6.98%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.49%) ZENworks
6 3 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.16%) SCSM
7 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (33.72%) Citrix
3 14 (16.28%) Symantec
4 12 (13.95%) Cisco
5 11 (12.79%) VMware
6 10 (11.63%) Remedy
7 8 (9.30%) HP
7 8 (9.30%) NetApp
8 7 (8.14%) Compaq
8 7 (8.14%) Adobe
9 5 (5.81%) Novell
9 5 (5.81%) Reuters
9 5 (5.81%) Bloomberg
10 4 (4.65%) Lotus
10 4 (4.65%) CQG
11 3 (3.49%) Apple
12 2 (2.33%) SAP
12 2 (2.33%) Sophos
12 2 (2.33%) Infovista
13 1 (1.16%) AppSense