The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 120 114 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% 0.79% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£135 £165 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £165 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £165 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £225 £278
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.63 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+6.93% -6.48%
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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 Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
554 634 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.77% 25.20% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 289 229
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £128 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.85 £24.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 24 November 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) Windows NT
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) HNC
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (30.00%) Windows NT
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) HNC
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix