The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 131 144 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.031% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.15% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£285 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £139 £285
% change year-on-year
+115.82% -51.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
615 669 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.32% 21.00% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 348 279
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £147 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 81 89
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Bristol +2 2 £285 -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (80.00%) MS Office
3 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) Symantec
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) XenApp
7 3 (30.00%) Lync
8 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (20.00%) AppSense
8 2 (20.00%) Xen
8 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
8 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (20.00%) SCCM
8 2 (20.00%) CA
8 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (30.00%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) PBX
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (10.00%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (20.00%) Xen
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) AppSense
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Wyse
3 2 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Novell
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) Acronis