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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 531 395 355
Rank change year-on-year
-136 -40
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 65 198 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 1.63% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 64
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£290 £190 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £113 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £350 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £180 £250
% change year-on-year
+74.30% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 58 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.90 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -3.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.82 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.21 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%

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
11985 12119 10104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.02% 22.76% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6937 6907 5432
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 1029 942
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.54 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -137 57 £315 +64.70% 38
London -36 18 £195 -7.14% 7
South East -38 14 £455 +91.57% 10
Hampshire +1 11 £515 +329.16% 5
West Midlands -17 8 £315 +70.27% 5
North West -45 7 £375 +144.29% 3
Hook -5 6 £455 -
City of London +7 5 £323 +41.75% 1
Cheshire -10 5 £375 +179.85% 1
Scotland -13 5 £135 +3.84% 1
Staffordshire - 4 - - 1
Aberdeen +12 3 £135 +3.84%
South West +7 3 £285 - 4
East of England -15 3 - - 5
Northern Ireland - 3 £121 -
County Antrim - 3 £121 -
Belfast - 3 £121 -
Bristol +2 2 £285 -
Essex -5 2 - -
East Midlands -9 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -14 2 - -
Yorkshire -24 2 £175 +105.88% 3
Fife - 2 £100 -
Knutsford - 2 £375 -
Chester - 2 - - 1
Dunfermline - 2 £100 -
Welling - 2 £110 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £315 -
Uxbridge -3 1 - -
Bracknell -4 1 £313 -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (55.10%) Active Directory
3 74 (50.34%) Windows XP
4 71 (48.30%) Microsoft
5 67 (45.58%) Windows 7
6 56 (38.10%) MS Office
7 54 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (24.49%) VMware
9 35 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (22.45%) MS Exchange
10 33 (22.45%) Security Cleared
11 30 (20.41%) MS Excel
12 28 (19.05%) Citrix
13 25 (17.01%) Windows 8
14 24 (16.33%) SCCM
15 23 (15.65%) DNS
16 22 (14.97%) HP
17 21 (14.29%) ITIL
17 21 (14.29%) Finance
18 20 (13.61%) TCP/IP
19 19 (12.93%) SQL
20 18 (12.24%) Oracle
20 18 (12.24%) DV Cleared
21 17 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
22 16 (10.88%) Linux
23 15 (10.20%) McAfee
23 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
23 15 (10.20%) Lumension
24 14 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 33 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.08%) Lync
7 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.04%) IIS
8 3 (2.04%) Moodle
9 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.36%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (38.10%) MS Office
2 30 (20.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.65%) DNS
2 20 (13.61%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.52%) VPN
4 13 (8.84%) DHCP
5 11 (7.48%) LAN
6 10 (6.80%) WAN
6 10 (6.80%) Firewall
7 9 (6.12%) Internet
8 8 (5.44%) Wireless
9 5 (3.40%) DMZ
9 5 (3.40%) VoIP
10 4 (2.72%) SSL
11 3 (2.04%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.36%) Bluetooth
12 2 (1.36%) SAN
13 1 (0.68%) Intranet
13 1 (0.68%) LDAP
13 1 (0.68%) SMS
13 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.36%) MS Access
3 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.68%) DB2
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.48%) MSI
2 8 (5.44%) Subversion
3 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.68%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (14.29%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Legal
4 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.72%) French Language
6 3 (2.04%) Retail
6 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.36%) Front Office
7 2 (1.36%) Billing
7 2 (1.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (31.29%) Analyst
2 35 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 23 (15.65%) Desktop Support
4 22 (14.97%) Support Engineer
5 16 (10.88%) IT Support
6 15 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (10.20%) Service Analyst
6 15 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (8.84%) 1st Line Support
8 12 (8.16%) Help Desk Analyst
9 11 (7.48%) Architect
10 10 (6.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 9 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (5.44%) Desktop Analyst
12 8 (5.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 6 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
14 6 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 6 (4.08%) Developer
14 6 (4.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) Web Services
1 7 (4.76%) XML
1 7 (4.76%) Java EE
1 7 (4.76%) JSON
1 7 (4.76%) HTML
1 7 (4.76%) jQuery
2 6 (4.08%) HTML5
2 6 (4.08%) AngularJS
2 6 (4.08%) WSDL
3 4 (2.72%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.04%) CSS
4 3 (2.04%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.36%) .NET
6 1 (0.68%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.48%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.04%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.36%) Handset
6 2 (1.36%) IVR
6 2 (1.36%) iPad
6 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.68%) AS400
7 1 (0.68%) VSAM
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Life Science
7 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (50.34%) Windows XP
3 67 (45.58%) Windows 7
4 54 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (17.01%) Windows 8
7 17 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (10.88%) Linux
9 12 (8.16%) Windows 2000
10 9 (6.12%) AIX
11 8 (5.44%) UNIX
12 7 (4.76%) Mac OS
13 6 (4.08%) Apple iOS
14 4 (2.72%) Mac OS X
15 3 (2.04%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (2.04%) Android
16 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.68%) BlackBerry OS
17 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.68%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.29%) ITIL
2 8 (5.44%) Service Management
3 7 (4.76%) OOP
3 7 (4.76%) OO
3 7 (4.76%) TDD
3 7 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 6 (4.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (4.08%) Waterfall
4 6 (4.08%) BDD
4 6 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (4.08%) Migration
4 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.08%) SDLC
5 5 (3.40%) Security Patching
5 5 (3.40%) Software Distribution
5 5 (3.40%) CRM
6 4 (2.72%) Time Management
6 4 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.93%) SQL
2 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.44%) Java
5 6 (4.08%) Objective-C
5 6 (4.08%) C
5 6 (4.08%) C++
6 4 (2.72%) VBA
7 3 (2.04%) VB
8 2 (1.36%) C#
9 1 (0.68%) COBOL
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.24%) DV Cleared
3 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.76%) Degree
5 7 (4.76%) MCP
6 6 (4.08%) MCSE
6 6 (4.08%) MCDST
7 5 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.36%) MOS
8 2 (1.36%) MCSA
8 2 (1.36%) CCNA
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.68%) CCDA
9 1 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 81 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.48%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.08%) vSphere
6 5 (3.40%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.72%) Xen
7 4 (2.72%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.04%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.36%) XenApp
9 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.36%) UAG
10 1 (0.68%) KVM
10 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 24 (16.33%) SCCM
2 14 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.40%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.40%) WSUS
4 4 (2.72%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.72%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (2.04%) ZENworks
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.36%) SCOM
6 2 (1.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.68%) SCSM
7 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.68%) OpenView
7 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.68%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.68%) OVSD
Vendors
1 71 (48.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (24.49%) VMware
3 28 (19.05%) Citrix
4 22 (14.97%) HP
5 18 (12.24%) Oracle
6 15 (10.20%) McAfee
6 15 (10.20%) Lumension
7 11 (7.48%) Cisco
8 7 (4.76%) Apple
9 6 (4.08%) Symantec
10 5 (3.40%) Reuters
10 5 (3.40%) Bloomberg
10 5 (3.40%) Sophos
11 4 (2.72%) ArcSight
12 3 (2.04%) Wyse
12 3 (2.04%) Avaya
12 3 (2.04%) NetApp
12 3 (2.04%) Dell
13 2 (1.36%) EMC
13 2 (1.36%) Interwoven
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