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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 122 116 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.16% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.69% 0.67% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
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£135 £137 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -31.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £171 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-23.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.42 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.69% +31.36%
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
581 596 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.97% 23.94% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 270 178
Average daily rate £314 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £140 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 43
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 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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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
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) MS Office
4 7 (38.89%) Software Deployment
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) SCCM
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 3 (16.67%) CA
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (16.67%) AppSense
7 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
7 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (16.67%) Lumension
8 2 (11.11%) DFS Replication
8 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
8 2 (11.11%) CAE
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) ITSM

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 12 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Deployment
2 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
2 2 (11.11%) CAE
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITSM
2 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.11%) DFS Replication
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (11.11%) Netcool
2 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) CA
4 3 (16.67%) AppSense
4 3 (16.67%) Lumension
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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