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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 69 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 3 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 0.95% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.75% 3.33% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£171 £190 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.86% -35.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £178 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £190 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £250 £244
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.90 £12.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.42 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-11.69% +19.41%
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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
171 210 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.80% 28.49% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 71 77
Average daily rate £300 £250 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £12.50 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.96 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 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
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 8
3 7 (53.85%) Application Packaging
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) MSI
6 4 (30.77%) InstallShield
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) XenApp
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) MCSE
8 2 (15.38%) SMS
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Remedy
9 1 (7.69%) Service Management
9 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
9 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
9 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
9 1 (7.69%) Citrix
9 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) 3G
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MSI
2 4 (30.77%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Applications Packager
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Assistant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Assistant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Assistant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 8
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) OVSD
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Novell
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