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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 118 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 2 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.076% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 1.97% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate
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£98 £130 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -57.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £215 £228
% change year-on-year
-13.02% -5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.67%
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
532 559 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.16% 24.50% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 239 238
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £118 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 19
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £39.25 £19.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 - -
Glasgow - - - -
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) MCDST
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) HNC
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SLA

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCDST
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft