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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 60 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 12 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.35% 1.14% 4.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.03% 4.37% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Average daily rate
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£145 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.84% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £230 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £413 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.77%
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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
199 183 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.44% 26.14% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 72 32
Average daily rate £275 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £130 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.27 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £15.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 20 November 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 12 (85.71%) Windows 8
4 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
4 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
5 10 (71.43%) MCSE
5 10 (71.43%) ITIL
5 10 (71.43%) MCP
5 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (71.43%) Backup Exec
5 10 (71.43%) OVSD
5 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (42.86%) Service Management
8 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
8 5 (35.71%) Citrix
8 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) UNIX
9 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
10 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
11 1 (7.14%) Altiris
11 1 (7.14%) Xen
11 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
11 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
11 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Support Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (64.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Assistant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 12 (85.71%) Windows 8
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) MCP
2 10 (71.43%) MCSE
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
1 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Backup Exec
1 10 (71.43%) OVSD
2 1 (7.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Altiris
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco