The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 75 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.11% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.77% 0.50% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £525 £170 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+208.82% -34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £174 £130
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +33.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £160.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.58 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +11.28%
Windows Vista
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
261 201 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.82% 23.02% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 107 88
Average daily rate £388 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £139 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 14
Average hourly rate £55.55 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.37% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) InstallShield
4 3 (50.00%) Software Distribution
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (16.67%) Maven
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (16.67%) Marketing

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
2 1 (16.67%) VMware