The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 63 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 10 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 1.93% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.33% 7.87% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate
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£132 £265 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.18% -1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £149 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £400 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £208 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -21.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -23.54%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
231 178 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.64% 24.48% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 67 23
Average daily rate £295 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £17.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 8
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (76.92%) MCSE
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 10 (76.92%) MCP
3 10 (76.92%) Backup Exec
3 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (76.92%) OVSD
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 6 (46.15%) Service Management
6 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
6 5 (38.46%) Citrix
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
9 1 (7.69%) Altiris
9 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
9 1 (7.69%) Android
9 1 (7.69%) Lync
9 1 (7.69%) Office 365
9 1 (7.69%) EMC

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Support Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (69.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Assistant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 8
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) MCSE
2 10 (76.92%) MCP
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
1 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Backup Exec
1 10 (76.92%) OVSD
2 1 (7.69%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Altiris
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec