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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 120 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 5 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.52% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 2.06% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 13
Average daily rate
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£101 £213 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.35% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £133 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £603 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £178 £239
% change year-on-year
+57.74% -25.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £13.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +34.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+5.84% -1.56%
Windows Vista
UK

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
532 678 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.63% 25.30% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 351 229
Average daily rate £325 £329 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.25 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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
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 3 July 2015. 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
Fife - 2 £100 -
Aberdeen - 1 £135 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £103 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £100 -
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) MCDST
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) MCP
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) VBA
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) SCCM
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Desktop Support
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) ICT Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) ArcSight Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCDST
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
2 1 (9.09%) Lumension
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle