The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 159 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 7 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.90% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.79% 3.87% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
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£381 £155 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.96% -39.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £149 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £233 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £151 £168 £218
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -22.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £13.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -20.21%
Windows Vista
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
882 723 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.27% 23.31% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 370 286
Average daily rate £370 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 95 88
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -7 3 - - 3
Cheshire -12 3 £381 - 2
Manchester -20 1 - - 2
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 XP
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) XML
6 5 (35.71%) AIX
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) Subversion
6 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 5 (35.71%) Java EE
6 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Mac OS
6 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
7 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Local Government
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Java EE
1 5 (35.71%) JSON
1 5 (35.71%) jQuery
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) WSDL
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Handset
2 3 (21.43%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows XP
3 5 (35.71%) AIX
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
5 3 (21.43%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (21.43%) Android
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) OOP
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 4 (28.57%) BDD
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 4 (28.57%) C
2 4 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) WatchGuard
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Interwoven
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) Wyse
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Mitel
3 1 (7.14%) Polycom
3 1 (7.14%) HP
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