The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 109 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 13 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.76% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.02% 3.77% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
Average daily rate
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£213 £154 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% +39.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £113 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £175 £122
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £233 £225
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.37 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.62% -21.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
645 504 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.63% 20.15% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 219 173
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 15 32
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £30.75 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Edinburgh -9 9 £700 - 1
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) MS Office
5 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) Citrix
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) Software Deployment
8 6 (30.00%) SCCM
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
10 4 (20.00%) HP
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (20.00%) SLA
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (15.00%) AppSense
11 3 (15.00%) VMware
11 3 (15.00%) CA
11 3 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (15.00%) McAfee
11 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
11 3 (15.00%) Project Management
11 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (15.00%) LAN
11 3 (15.00%) WAN
11 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 11 (55.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Deployment
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
4 2 (10.00%) CAE
4 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) VB6
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 2 (10.00%) PMP
5 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCDST
6 1 (5.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) DFS Replication
4 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (10.00%) Netcool
3 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) CA
4 3 (15.00%) McAfee
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) AppSense
4 3 (15.00%) Lumension
5 2 (10.00%) Veritas
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco