The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 100 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.070% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.57% 0.34% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £356 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £174 £160
% change year-on-year
+13.83% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.34%
Windows Vista
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
381 294 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.03% 20.59% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 144 127
Average daily rate £338 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 26
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) Java
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) C++
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) OO
4 7 (70.00%) AIX
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) Objective-C
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Banking
4 7 (70.00%) Java EE
4 7 (70.00%) JSON
4 7 (70.00%) Mac OS
4 7 (70.00%) jQuery
5 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (60.00%) SDLC
5 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (60.00%) HTML5
5 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (60.00%) BDD
5 6 (60.00%) Degree
5 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (60.00%) Subversion
5 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) IMAP
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Assistant
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) Java EE
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) WSDL
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (70.00%) AIX
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) NetWare
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) OOP
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) Objective-C
3 6 (60.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Lotus
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Novell