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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 137 142 129
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.22% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.10% 1.03% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate £120 £187 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £174 £160
% change year-on-year
+13.83% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.34%
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
636 680 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.35% 21.09% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 373 252
Average daily rate £344 £359 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.31% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 87 74
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.10 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 6 £120 -14.28% 5
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
5 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
6 8 (47.06%) MS Office
6 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
7 7 (41.18%) Windows 2000
8 6 (35.29%) Internet
8 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
8 6 (35.29%) Service Management
8 6 (35.29%) ITIL
8 6 (35.29%) Adobe
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (35.29%) Acrobat
8 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
9 5 (29.41%) Office 365
9 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
9 5 (29.41%) Billing
9 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
9 5 (29.41%) Lotus
9 5 (29.41%) Apple
9 5 (29.41%) Dell
9 5 (29.41%) Citrix
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (29.41%) SLA
9 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
9 5 (29.41%) IBM Domino
9 5 (29.41%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (29.41%) IBM Domino
1 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (47.06%) MS Office
3 6 (35.29%) Acrobat
4 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.88%) MS Project
4 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MorphX
General
1 5 (29.41%) Billing
2 4 (23.53%) German Language
3 3 (17.65%) Polish Language
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Service Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Deskside Support
4 4 (23.53%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Axapta Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 2000
5 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Service Management
2 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCENT
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Adobe
3 5 (29.41%) Apple
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Dell
3 5 (29.41%) Lotus
3 5 (29.41%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) Altiris
4 1 (5.88%) BMC
4 1 (5.88%) Bomgar
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy
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