The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Milton Keynes 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 60 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 9 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 2.23% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.20% 8.94% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £315 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £264
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -27.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.45 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +20.28%
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
173 179 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.66% 25.00% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 72 71
Average daily rate £345 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Vista
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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 1 August 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Application Packaging
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 8
3 5 (45.45%) MSI
4 4 (36.36%) InstallShield
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) SMS
6 2 (18.18%) Remedy
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) XenApp
7 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Novell
7 1 (9.09%) 3G
7 1 (9.09%) Broadband
7 1 (9.09%) MCSE
7 1 (9.09%) C
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (9.09%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) PDA
7 1 (9.09%) Marketing

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) 3G
2 1 (9.09%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MSI
2 4 (36.36%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Applications Packager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Assistant
2 1 (9.09%) IT Assistant
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Assistant
2 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PDA
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Novell