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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 512 451 386
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -65
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 82 149 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 1.22% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 53
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£229 £133 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.99% -35.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £108 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £281 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £134 £280
% change year-on-year
+116.41% -52.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.04 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.92 £21.00 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.47%

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
12279 12170 10292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.04% 22.04% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6979 6782 5521
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1001 1050 1005
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.20 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.12 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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 -73 71 £295 +120.14% 34
South East -16 24 £425 +246.93% 5
Hampshire +1 19 £438 +280.43% 2
London -22 14 £160 +39.13% 11
Hook +2 9 £438 -
West Midlands -13 9 £220 +22.22% 2
East Midlands +2 8 £300 +172.72% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 8 £300 -
Scotland +9 7 £135 +3.84%
North West -43 6 £375 +164.08% 7
East of England +18 5 £135 -14.28% 5
City of London +16 5 £135 -34.14% 4
Cheshire -8 5 £375 +181.95% 3
Essex +9 4 £135 -
Chelmsford -1 4 £135 -
Nottingham -4 4 £281 -
Knutsford - 4 £375 - 1
Staffordshire - 4 - - 1
South West +6 3 £285 - 2
Aberdeen +5 3 £135 +3.84%
Bracknell +1 3 £313 -
Farnborough -7 3 - -
Berkshire -8 3 £313 +15.74% 1
Telford - 3 £220 -
Shropshire - 3 £220 - 1
Kent - 3 £125 - 1
County Antrim - 3 £121 -
Belfast - 3 £121 -
Chatham - 3 £125 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £121 -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (54.07%) Microsoft
3 111 (53.11%) Windows XP
4 105 (50.24%) Active Directory
5 92 (44.02%) Windows 7
6 90 (43.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (35.89%) MS Office
8 59 (28.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 55 (26.32%) Security Cleared
10 53 (25.36%) MS Excel
11 51 (24.40%) SQL
12 50 (23.92%) VMware
12 50 (23.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (21.53%) MS Exchange
14 41 (19.62%) Finance
15 35 (16.75%) Citrix
16 32 (15.31%) Firewall
17 31 (14.83%) DNS
17 31 (14.83%) DV Cleared
18 30 (14.35%) HP
19 29 (13.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
20 28 (13.40%) MSI
20 28 (13.40%) TCP/IP
20 28 (13.40%) Oracle
21 27 (12.92%) SCCM
22 26 (12.44%) SQL Server
23 25 (11.96%) Windows 8
24 24 (11.48%) McAfee
25 23 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
25 23 (11.00%) Lumension

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (21.53%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (7.66%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (4.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (4.78%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.83%) Lync
7 3 (1.44%) Moodle
8 2 (0.96%) IIS
8 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.48%) Apache
9 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 75 (35.89%) MS Office
2 53 (25.36%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.44%) MS Project
5 2 (0.96%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.31%) Firewall
2 31 (14.83%) DNS
3 28 (13.40%) TCP/IP
4 21 (10.05%) DHCP
5 15 (7.18%) Wireless
6 14 (6.70%) Internet
6 14 (6.70%) VPN
7 12 (5.74%) LAN
7 12 (5.74%) FTP
8 10 (4.78%) WAN
9 9 (4.31%) VoIP
10 7 (3.35%) HTTP
10 7 (3.35%) Ethernet
11 5 (2.39%) DMZ
12 4 (1.91%) SSL
12 4 (1.91%) WebEx
13 3 (1.44%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.44%) NAS
14 2 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
15 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.61%) SQL Server 2000
3 17 (8.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (7.66%) MS Access
4 16 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.39%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (13.40%) MSI
2 7 (3.35%) StarTeam
3 6 (2.87%) Subversion
3 6 (2.87%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.48%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.48%) InstallShield
General
1 41 (19.62%) Finance
2 16 (7.66%) Billing
3 15 (7.18%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.70%) Banking
5 9 (4.31%) Retail
6 7 (3.35%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.35%) Legal
7 4 (1.91%) Advertising
7 4 (1.91%) French Language
8 2 (0.96%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (26.79%) Analyst
2 39 (18.66%) Support Analyst
3 31 (14.83%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.96%) Desktop Support
5 20 (9.57%) 1st Line Support
6 18 (8.61%) Service Analyst
6 18 (8.61%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (8.13%) Help Desk Analyst
8 16 (7.66%) IT Support
8 16 (7.66%) Applications Support
8 16 (7.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (7.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 14 (6.70%) Help Desk Support
11 12 (5.74%) Desktop Engineer
12 11 (5.26%) Build Engineer
12 11 (5.26%) Architect
13 10 (4.78%) Help Desk Support Analyst
14 8 (3.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 8 (3.83%) Desktop Analyst
15 7 (3.35%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.13%) Web Services
1 17 (8.13%) .NET
2 7 (3.35%) XML
2 7 (3.35%) HTML
2 7 (3.35%) WCF
3 6 (2.87%) Java EE
3 6 (2.87%) jQuery
3 6 (2.87%) JSON
3 6 (2.87%) Application Packaging
3 6 (2.87%) WSDL
3 6 (2.87%) AngularJS
3 6 (2.87%) HTML5
4 3 (1.44%) CSS
5 2 (0.96%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.48%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.48%) Flash
6 1 (0.48%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.78%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.78%) Thin Client
4 9 (4.31%) IVR
5 7 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.87%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.39%) iPad
7 5 (2.39%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.91%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.44%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.44%) Life Science
10 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.48%) iPhone
11 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Xbox
11 1 (0.48%) EPoS
11 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 209 (100.00%) Windows
2 111 (53.11%) Windows XP
3 92 (44.02%) Windows 7
4 90 (43.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (28.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (11.96%) Windows 8
7 23 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (9.09%) Windows 2000
9 13 (6.22%) Linux
10 8 (3.83%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.35%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.87%) UNIX
12 6 (2.87%) AIX
12 6 (2.87%) Mac OS X Server
12 6 (2.87%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.39%) Android
14 2 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.48%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.09%) ITIL
2 17 (8.13%) CRM
3 14 (6.70%) Service Management
3 14 (6.70%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.22%) Migration
5 10 (4.78%) Time Management
6 8 (3.83%) OOP
6 8 (3.83%) OO
7 7 (3.35%) Waterfall
7 7 (3.35%) Data Migration
7 7 (3.35%) Configuration Management
7 7 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (3.35%) Incident Management
8 6 (2.87%) Software Engineering
8 6 (2.87%) TDD
8 6 (2.87%) Software Distribution
8 6 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (2.87%) BDD
9 3 (1.44%) Software Deployment
9 3 (1.44%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.40%) SQL
2 23 (11.00%) PowerShell
3 22 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.13%) C#
5 7 (3.35%) Java
5 7 (3.35%) C
6 6 (2.87%) Objective-C
6 6 (2.87%) C++
7 3 (1.44%) VB
8 2 (0.96%) VBA
8 2 (0.96%) VBScript
9 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.83%) DV Cleared
3 21 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (6.22%) MCSE
6 11 (5.26%) MCP
7 9 (4.31%) MCDST
8 7 (3.35%) MCITP
8 7 (3.35%) Degree
9 5 (2.39%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.96%) CCNA
11 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.96%) Dell Certification
12 1 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.48%) ISEB
12 1 (0.48%) CCDA
12 1 (0.48%) MCSA
12 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.61%) SLA
2 13 (6.22%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (50.24%) Active Directory
2 50 (23.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.35%) vSphere
6 6 (2.87%) XenApp
7 5 (2.39%) Xen
8 4 (1.91%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.44%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.44%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.44%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.96%) KVM
11 1 (0.48%) Postfix
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.48%) UAG
11 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.48%) Firmware
11 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.48%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (13.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 27 (12.92%) SCCM
3 6 (2.87%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.39%) WSUS
5 4 (1.91%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.44%) Casper Suite
6 3 (1.44%) ZENworks
6 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.96%) SCOM
8 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.48%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.48%) SCSM
8 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.48%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.48%) OpenView
8 1 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 113 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 50 (23.92%) VMware
3 35 (16.75%) Citrix
4 30 (14.35%) HP
5 28 (13.40%) Oracle
6 24 (11.48%) McAfee
7 23 (11.00%) Lumension
8 17 (8.13%) Cisco
9 10 (4.78%) Reuters
9 10 (4.78%) Bloomberg
9 10 (4.78%) Apple
10 7 (3.35%) Symantec
10 7 (3.35%) Sophos
11 6 (2.87%) Adobe
12 5 (2.39%) CQG
12 5 (2.39%) Dell
13 4 (1.91%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.44%) Avaya
14 3 (1.44%) EMC
15 2 (0.96%) Wyse
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