The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 499 429 364
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -65
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 88 140 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.76% 1.25% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 54
Average daily rate
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£183 £130 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £124 £230
% change year-on-year
+37.37% -46.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 47
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.60 £30.10 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £14.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -7.25%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11609 11206 9778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.08% 22.08% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 6068 5159
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 888 1049 1031
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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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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
England -52 79 £183 +23.72% 36
London -7 25 £195 -22.00% 10
South East -30 20 £320 +34.73% 8
Hampshire -12 14 £425 +269.56% 3
East of England +12 10 £135 -64.00% 7
City of London +12 9 £158 -38.53% 2
Essex +19 8 £135 -64.00% 1
East Midlands -17 8 £300 +172.72% 1
Hook +1 7 £388 -
West Midlands -2 7 £300 +21.08% 3
Nottinghamshire -7 7 £300 -
North West -20 6 £270 +121.31% 2
Nottingham -4 4 £281 -
Scotland -9 4 £135 +3.84% 2
Reading +2 3 £170 -34.61%
Berkshire -4 3 £170 -35.23% 1
Farnborough -13 3 - -
Telford - 3 £103 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £103 - 1
Kent - 3 £125 -
Chatham - 3 £125 -
Bracknell +6 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Derbyshire -2 1 - -
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Surrey -6 1 - - 3
Birmingham -7 1 £300 +87.50%
Glasgow -7 1 £600 - 1
Manchester -13 1 £270 - 1

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Windows
2 161 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 150 (53.57%) Windows XP
3 150 (53.57%) Windows 7
4 122 (43.57%) Active Directory
5 105 (37.50%) MS Office
6 103 (36.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (27.14%) Security Cleared
8 75 (26.79%) MS Excel
9 67 (23.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 61 (21.79%) MS Exchange
10 61 (21.79%) SQL
10 61 (21.79%) VMware
10 61 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 55 (19.64%) Citrix
12 53 (18.93%) MSI
13 50 (17.86%) SCCM
14 45 (16.07%) ITIL
15 44 (15.71%) Finance
16 43 (15.36%) HP
16 43 (15.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 38 (13.57%) Firewall
18 37 (13.21%) Windows 8
19 35 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 35 (12.50%) DNS
20 34 (12.14%) TCP/IP
20 34 (12.14%) Windows 2000
20 34 (12.14%) Oracle
20 34 (12.14%) DV Cleared
21 32 (11.43%) SC Cleared

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 61 (21.79%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (6.79%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.86%) Lync
9 5 (1.79%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.07%) Moodle
11 2 (0.71%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.71%) Documentum
12 1 (0.36%) Apache
12 1 (0.36%) IIS
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 105 (37.50%) MS Office
2 75 (26.79%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.14%) MS Project
5 2 (0.71%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.93%) Office 365
2 3 (1.07%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.57%) Firewall
2 35 (12.50%) DNS
3 34 (12.14%) TCP/IP
4 29 (10.36%) DHCP
5 18 (6.43%) VPN
6 17 (6.07%) FTP
6 17 (6.07%) Internet
7 16 (5.71%) Wireless
8 14 (5.00%) LAN
9 12 (4.29%) WAN
10 9 (3.21%) VoIP
11 7 (2.50%) Ethernet
11 7 (2.50%) HTTP
12 6 (2.14%) SMS
13 5 (1.79%) DMZ
14 4 (1.43%) SSL
15 3 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.07%) iSCSI
15 3 (1.07%) NAS
15 3 (1.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 18 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.07%) MS Access
5 12 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.14%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.36%) MySQL
10 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (18.93%) MSI
2 10 (3.57%) StarTeam
3 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
General
1 44 (15.71%) Finance
2 17 (6.07%) Billing
3 16 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.36%) Retail
5 9 (3.21%) Banking
6 7 (2.50%) Legal
7 6 (2.14%) Advertising
8 5 (1.79%) French Language
9 4 (1.43%) Publishing
9 4 (1.43%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.71%) Law
11 2 (0.71%) Front Office
11 2 (0.71%) Local Government
12 1 (0.36%) Marketing
12 1 (0.36%) Games
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (30.36%) Analyst
2 61 (21.79%) Support Analyst
3 48 (17.14%) Support Engineer
4 36 (12.86%) 1st Line Support
5 35 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 29 (10.36%) Service Analyst
6 29 (10.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 27 (9.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 24 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
9 23 (8.21%) Help Desk Analyst
10 21 (7.50%) Help Desk Support
11 18 (6.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 18 (6.43%) IT Support
12 17 (6.07%) Applications Support
13 16 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (5.36%) Help Desk Support Analyst
15 14 (5.00%) Build Engineer
16 11 (3.93%) Consultant
17 10 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 10 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.07%) .NET
2 15 (5.36%) Web Services
3 10 (3.57%) Application Packaging
4 7 (2.50%) WCF
5 6 (2.14%) HTML
6 5 (1.79%) jQuery
6 5 (1.79%) XML
7 4 (1.43%) CSS
7 4 (1.43%) WSDL
7 4 (1.43%) Java EE
7 4 (1.43%) JSON
7 4 (1.43%) HTML5
7 4 (1.43%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.71%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.36%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 28 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 16 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 10 (3.57%) Smartcard
4 10 (3.57%) Smartphone
5 9 (3.21%) IVR
6 7 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.50%) iPad
7 5 (1.79%) EPoS
8 4 (1.43%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.07%) Handset
9 3 (1.07%) Life Science
10 1 (0.36%) iPhone
10 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.36%) NHS
10 1 (0.36%) NGOSS
10 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 280 (100.00%) Windows
2 150 (53.57%) Windows XP
2 150 (53.57%) Windows 7
3 103 (36.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (23.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (13.21%) Windows 8
6 34 (12.14%) Windows 2000
7 25 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.64%) UNIX
8 13 (4.64%) Linux
9 8 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.50%) Android
11 6 (2.14%) Mac OS X Server
11 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.43%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.43%) AIX
13 3 (1.07%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.71%) NetWare
15 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.07%) ITIL
2 27 (9.64%) Service Delivery
3 23 (8.21%) Service Management
4 17 (6.07%) CRM
5 16 (5.71%) Migration
6 12 (4.29%) OOP
6 12 (4.29%) OO
6 12 (4.29%) Configuration Management
7 11 (3.93%) Software Deployment
8 10 (3.57%) Time Management
8 10 (3.57%) Data Migration
9 9 (3.21%) System Testing
10 7 (2.50%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.14%) Line Management
11 6 (2.14%) Validation
12 5 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (1.79%) Asset Management
12 5 (1.79%) E-Commerce
12 5 (1.79%) Waterfall
13 4 (1.43%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (21.79%) SQL
2 30 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.07%) C#
5 9 (3.21%) VB
6 5 (1.79%) C
6 5 (1.79%) Java
6 5 (1.79%) VBA
7 4 (1.43%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.43%) C++
7 4 (1.43%) VBScript
8 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (27.14%) Security Cleared
2 43 (15.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (12.14%) DV Cleared
4 32 (11.43%) SC Cleared
5 28 (10.00%) MCP
6 23 (8.21%) MCSE
7 19 (6.79%) A+ Certification
8 15 (5.36%) MCDST
8 15 (5.36%) MCITP
9 7 (2.50%) VCP4
10 6 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.14%) Dell Certification
11 5 (1.79%) MOS
11 5 (1.79%) Degree
12 3 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.71%) CCNA
14 1 (0.36%) CCDA
14 1 (0.36%) ISEB
14 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.36%) SLA
2 17 (6.07%) QA
System Software
1 122 (43.57%) Active Directory
2 61 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (4.64%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.93%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.50%) XenApp
7 6 (2.14%) vSphere
8 4 (1.43%) Xen
9 3 (1.07%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.07%) XenServer
10 2 (0.71%) KVM
11 1 (0.36%) Postfix
11 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.36%) UAG
11 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.36%) Firmware
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.36%) Squid
Systems Management
1 50 (17.86%) SCCM
2 35 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (6.07%) Backup Exec
4 15 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (3.57%) OVSD
6 9 (3.21%) WSUS
7 8 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (1.79%) ZENworks
10 3 (1.07%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.07%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (1.07%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.71%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.71%) SCOM
12 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.36%) Dollar Universe
12 1 (0.36%) WMI
12 1 (0.36%) OpenView
12 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 161 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 61 (21.79%) VMware
3 55 (19.64%) Citrix
4 43 (15.36%) HP
5 34 (12.14%) Oracle
6 23 (8.21%) McAfee
6 23 (8.21%) Lumension
7 17 (6.07%) Dell
8 16 (5.71%) Symantec
9 15 (5.36%) Cisco
10 12 (4.29%) Reuters
10 12 (4.29%) Bloomberg
11 11 (3.93%) Apple
12 10 (3.57%) CQG
13 9 (3.21%) Sophos
14 8 (2.86%) Remedy
15 7 (2.50%) Adobe
16 5 (1.79%) IBM
16 5 (1.79%) Lotus
16 5 (1.79%) Altiris
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