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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 152 102 113
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 6 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 1.00% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.74% 4.36% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £205 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £147 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £249 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 9
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.42
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +3.53%
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
806 688 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.06% 22.91% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 351 279
Average daily rate £340 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £177 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 87 77
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £26.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
Cheshire -10 3 £438 +231.43%
Manchester -8 2 £160 -21.95% 2
Merseyside -11 1 - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Java EE
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Objective-C
4 5 (41.67%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) WorkSite
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Local Government
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Java EE
1 6 (50.00%) JSON
1 6 (50.00%) jQuery
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) WSDL
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Handset
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Android
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) OOP
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Practice Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Objective-C
2 5 (41.67%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Interwoven
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia
4 1 (8.33%) Wyse
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (8.33%) Polycom
4 1 (8.33%) HP