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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 559 435 363
Rank change year-on-year
-124 -72
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 61 178 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 1.44% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 55 91
Average daily rate
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£270 £213 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £375 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 55 58
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.67 £16.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.51% -4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £22.25 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.42
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +3.53%

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
12128 12350 11399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 22.60% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7180 7014 6235
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1046 1027
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -129 54 £300 +36.36% 41
London -31 20 £208 -26.02% 10
South East -40 11 £600 +242.85% 10
West Midlands -4 7 £420 +23.52% 4
North West -50 6 £375 +82.92% 2
Worcester +10 5 £436 +117.87% 1
Worcestershire +7 5 £436 +117.87% 1
East Midlands -1 5 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -6 5 - -
Hampshire -20 5 £600 +242.85% 1
West Sussex -7 3 - -
Cheshire -10 3 £438 +231.43%
City of London -14 3 £450 +69.65%
Yorkshire -24 3 £233 +173.52% 5
Leeds - 3 £233 - 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £233 - 3
Gatwick +1 2 - -
Wolverhampton +1 2 £315 -
Hook -6 2 - -
Manchester -8 2 £160 -21.95% 2
Scotland -22 2 £101 -41.72% 1
Kent -4 1 - - 1
Uxbridge -4 1 - -
East Sussex -7 1 £135 +25.58% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 1 - -
South West -9 1 £125 - 2
Chester -9 1 - -
Basingstoke -11 1 - - 1
Merseyside -11 1 - -
Essex -11 1 - -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (54.86%) Active Directory
3 77 (53.47%) Windows XP
4 64 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 60 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 59 (40.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (35.42%) MS Office
8 38 (26.39%) MS Exchange
9 31 (21.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 30 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (20.83%) VMware
11 29 (20.14%) MS Excel
12 26 (18.06%) Windows 8
13 24 (16.67%) HP
14 23 (15.97%) Citrix
14 23 (15.97%) SCCM
15 21 (14.58%) DNS
16 20 (13.89%) Blackberry
17 18 (12.50%) Oracle
17 18 (12.50%) Finance
18 17 (11.81%) ITIL
18 17 (11.81%) Linux
18 17 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (11.11%) Management Information System
19 16 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (11.11%) SQL
19 16 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (26.39%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (8.33%) Lync
6 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.08%) Moodle
9 2 (1.39%) IIS
9 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
Applications
1 51 (35.42%) MS Office
2 29 (20.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.58%) DNS
2 16 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.03%) LAN
4 12 (8.33%) Internet
5 11 (7.64%) VPN
5 11 (7.64%) WAN
5 11 (7.64%) DHCP
6 10 (6.94%) Firewall
7 9 (6.25%) Wireless
8 8 (5.56%) VoIP
9 6 (4.17%) Unified Communications
10 5 (3.47%) DMZ
11 4 (2.78%) SSL
11 4 (2.78%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.39%) SAN
13 2 (1.39%) ADSL
13 2 (1.39%) Bluetooth
13 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.08%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.08%) DB2
4 2 (1.39%) MySQL
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Subversion
2 7 (4.86%) MSI
3 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) Yeoman
General
1 18 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Banking
3 6 (4.17%) French Language
4 4 (2.78%) Legal
5 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.39%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.39%) Local Government
6 2 (1.39%) Retail
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.69%) German Language
7 1 (0.69%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (27.08%) Analyst
2 29 (20.14%) Support Analyst
3 23 (15.97%) Desktop Support
3 23 (15.97%) Support Engineer
4 22 (15.28%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (11.81%) Architect
6 13 (9.03%) IT Support
7 12 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 12 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 9 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
10 8 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Help Desk Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Consultant
12 6 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.17%) HTML
1 6 (4.17%) Web Services
1 6 (4.17%) XML
1 6 (4.17%) Java EE
1 6 (4.17%) JSON
1 6 (4.17%) jQuery
2 5 (3.47%) HTML5
2 5 (3.47%) AngularJS
2 5 (3.47%) WSDL
3 4 (2.78%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) ODBC
5 1 (0.69%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Blackberry
2 16 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.17%) iPad
4 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.08%) AS400
5 3 (2.08%) VSAM
5 3 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.08%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.39%) Handset
6 2 (1.39%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.39%) Life Science
7 1 (0.69%) CMDB
7 1 (0.69%) iPhone
7 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (53.47%) Windows XP
3 64 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 59 (40.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (21.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (18.06%) Windows 8
7 17 (11.81%) Linux
8 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (6.94%) UNIX
9 10 (6.94%) Apple iOS
10 9 (6.25%) AIX
11 8 (5.56%) Windows 2000
12 6 (4.17%) Mac OS
13 5 (3.47%) Android
14 3 (2.08%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (2.08%) OS/390
15 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.81%) ITIL
2 9 (6.25%) Office Automation
3 7 (4.86%) Migration
4 6 (4.17%) TDD
4 6 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (4.17%) Software Distribution
5 5 (3.47%) Security Patching
5 5 (3.47%) SDLC
5 5 (3.47%) Software Engineering
5 5 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (3.47%) Waterfall
5 5 (3.47%) BDD
5 5 (3.47%) Incident Management
5 5 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (3.47%) OOP
5 5 (3.47%) OO
6 4 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.11%) SQL
2 13 (9.03%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.25%) Java
3 9 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.47%) C
4 5 (3.47%) C++
4 5 (3.47%) Objective-C
5 4 (2.78%) VBA
6 3 (2.08%) COBOL
7 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.39%) VB
8 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.33%) MCP
4 10 (6.94%) MCDST
5 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.86%) MCSA
6 6 (4.17%) Degree
7 5 (3.47%) MCITP
7 5 (3.47%) MCSE
8 4 (2.78%) MCTS
9 2 (1.39%) CCNA
9 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.39%) MOS
10 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.69%) CCDA
10 1 (0.69%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 79 (54.86%) Active Directory
2 30 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.47%) vSphere
5 5 (3.47%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.08%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.08%) Xen
6 3 (2.08%) XenApp
6 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.39%) UAG
8 1 (0.69%) KVM
8 1 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (15.97%) SCCM
2 11 (7.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.47%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.47%) WSUS
4 4 (2.78%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (2.08%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.08%) CA Endevor
6 2 (1.39%) ZENworks
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.69%) SCSM
7 1 (0.69%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.69%) SCOM
7 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.69%) OpenView
7 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.69%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.69%) OVSD
Vendors
1 60 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.83%) VMware
3 24 (16.67%) HP
4 23 (15.97%) Citrix
5 18 (12.50%) Oracle
6 12 (8.33%) McAfee
6 12 (8.33%) Lumension
7 11 (7.64%) Cisco
8 8 (5.56%) Sophos
9 5 (3.47%) Symantec
10 4 (2.78%) Apple
10 4 (2.78%) Reuters
10 4 (2.78%) Bloomberg
10 4 (2.78%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.78%) Google
11 3 (2.08%) Toshiba
11 3 (2.08%) Wyse
11 3 (2.08%) Ab Initio
11 3 (2.08%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.08%) WatchGuard
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