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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 70 78 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.28% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.84% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate
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- £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £204 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.11% -25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.63 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +4.80%
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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 Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
197 357 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.21% 33.52% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 187 97
Average daily rate £300 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £235 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 23 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
4 3 (37.50%) MSI
4 3 (37.50%) InstallShield
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
6 1 (12.50%) Lotus
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Intranet
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MSI
1 3 (37.50%) InstallShield
2 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Scrum
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) Time Management
1 1 (12.50%) V-Model
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy