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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank - 67 65
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.59% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.52% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £288 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £180 £263
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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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
232 238 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.89% 23.59% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 111 81
Average daily rate £390 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 12
Average hourly rate £18.55 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.67% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £18.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft