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 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 132 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.040% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.07% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£187 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £215 £228
% change year-on-year
-13.02% -5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.67%
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
653 514 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.78% 20.64% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 246 320
Average daily rate £350 £275 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £126 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 75 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £31.90 £40.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
Somerset - 4 £180 -
Bristol - 1 £140 - 1
Devon - 1 £250 -
Dorset - - - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows XP
2 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
3 10 (58.82%) MSI
3 10 (58.82%) SCCM
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Symantec
5 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (41.18%) System Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (41.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) MS Office
7 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) SLA
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
9 3 (17.65%) Remedy
9 3 (17.65%) SMS
9 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
10 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) PBX
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MSI
2 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows XP
2 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) System Testing
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Dell Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) SCCM
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (41.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam
5 1 (5.88%) Acronis
5 1 (5.88%) Novell
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.88%) VMware