The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.19% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£180 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £199 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.72% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.13 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.98%
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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 Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.18% 25.00% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 25
Average daily rate £250 £268 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £162 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £408 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.30 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% +48.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.95 £31.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows Vista
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Novell
4 1 (20.00%) MSI
4 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) QA

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
1 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Novell