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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 517 426 385
Rank change year-on-year
-91 -41
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 82 145 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 1.29% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 50
Average daily rate
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£195 £130 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £367 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £241 £128 £225
% change year-on-year
+89.21% -43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.95 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.25 £21.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%

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
11651 11281 9702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.72% 21.73% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6606 6116 5146
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 976 1054 1005
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 -67 74 £241 +91.08% 34
South East -41 23 £425 +246.93% 4
Hampshire 0 18 £438 +280.43% 1
London -25 13 £195 +41.81% 10
East of England +11 10 £135 - 5
East Midlands -14 10 £300 +172.72% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 9 £300 - 1
Essex +15 8 £135 -
Hook -1 8 £438 -
West Midlands -6 8 £300 +57.89% 5
City of London +15 7 £165 -34.00%
Scotland -11 6 £135 +3.84%
North West -29 6 £375 +126.58% 3
Nottingham -7 4 £281 -
Aberdeen +1 3 £135 +3.84%
Farnborough -6 3 - -
Chatham - 3 £125 -
Kent - 3 £125 -
Bracknell +8 2 - -
Reading -2 2 - - 2
Berkshire -14 2 - - 2
Telford - 2 £103 -
Shropshire - 2 £103 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 2
North East - 2 - -
South Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Coventry 0 1 £310 +67.56%
Surrey -4 1 - -
Oxfordshire -18 1 - -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (53.64%) Microsoft
3 136 (52.11%) Windows XP
4 129 (49.43%) Windows 7
5 116 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 104 (39.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (35.25%) MS Office
8 71 (27.20%) Security Cleared
9 65 (24.90%) MS Excel
10 62 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 59 (22.61%) SQL
12 58 (22.22%) MS Exchange
13 57 (21.84%) VMware
13 57 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
14 47 (18.01%) MSI
15 46 (17.62%) Citrix
16 43 (16.48%) Finance
16 43 (16.48%) SCCM
17 40 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 38 (14.56%) Firewall
19 37 (14.18%) ITIL
20 35 (13.41%) DNS
20 35 (13.41%) DV Cleared
21 34 (13.03%) HP
22 33 (12.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
23 32 (12.26%) TCP/IP
23 32 (12.26%) Oracle
23 32 (12.26%) Windows 8
24 29 (11.11%) SQL Server
25 28 (10.73%) DHCP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 58 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (7.66%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.13%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.68%) Lync
9 3 (1.15%) Moodle
10 2 (0.77%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.38%) Apache
11 1 (0.38%) IIS
11 1 (0.38%) Documentum
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 92 (35.25%) MS Office
2 65 (24.90%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.77%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.56%) Firewall
2 35 (13.41%) DNS
3 32 (12.26%) TCP/IP
4 28 (10.73%) DHCP
5 19 (7.28%) Wireless
6 17 (6.51%) Internet
6 17 (6.51%) FTP
7 16 (6.13%) VPN
8 13 (4.98%) LAN
9 11 (4.21%) WAN
10 9 (3.45%) VoIP
11 7 (2.68%) Ethernet
11 7 (2.68%) HTTP
12 5 (1.92%) DMZ
12 5 (1.92%) SMS
13 4 (1.53%) SSL
14 3 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.15%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.15%) NAS
15 2 (0.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.28%) SQL Server 2000
3 18 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.13%) MS Access
5 9 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.07%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (18.01%) MSI
2 10 (3.83%) StarTeam
3 6 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.30%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
General
1 43 (16.48%) Finance
2 16 (6.13%) Billing
2 16 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.60%) Retail
4 11 (4.21%) Banking
5 7 (2.68%) Legal
6 5 (1.92%) Advertising
6 5 (1.92%) French Language
7 4 (1.53%) Publishing
7 4 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.15%) Local Government
9 2 (0.77%) Law
9 2 (0.77%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (29.89%) Analyst
2 59 (22.61%) Support Analyst
3 41 (15.71%) Support Engineer
4 34 (13.03%) Desktop Support
5 33 (12.64%) 1st Line Support
6 26 (9.96%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 23 (8.81%) Service Analyst
7 23 (8.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 22 (8.43%) Help Desk Analyst
9 21 (8.05%) Help Desk Support
9 21 (8.05%) Desktop Engineer
10 19 (7.28%) IT Support
11 17 (6.51%) Applications Support
12 16 (6.13%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 15 (5.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 15 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
14 14 (5.36%) Build Engineer
15 11 (4.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 11 (4.21%) Desktop Analyst
16 9 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.51%) .NET
1 17 (6.51%) Web Services
2 7 (2.68%) XML
2 7 (2.68%) WCF
2 7 (2.68%) HTML
3 6 (2.30%) AngularJS
3 6 (2.30%) jQuery
3 6 (2.30%) HTML5
3 6 (2.30%) WSDL
3 6 (2.30%) Java EE
3 6 (2.30%) JSON
3 6 (2.30%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.15%) CSS
5 2 (0.77%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.38%) Flash
6 1 (0.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.20%) Blackberry
2 21 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.98%) Thin Client
3 13 (4.98%) Fat Client
4 12 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.83%) Smartcard
5 10 (3.83%) Smartphone
6 9 (3.45%) IVR
7 8 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.68%) iPad
9 5 (1.92%) EPoS
10 4 (1.53%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.15%) Life Science
11 3 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.15%) Handset
12 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.38%) NHS
13 1 (0.38%) iPhone
13 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.38%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 261 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (52.11%) Windows XP
3 129 (49.43%) Windows 7
4 104 (39.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (12.26%) Windows 8
7 26 (9.96%) Windows 2000
8 23 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (4.60%) Linux
10 8 (3.07%) UNIX
10 8 (3.07%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.30%) AIX
11 6 (2.30%) Mac OS X Server
11 6 (2.30%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.53%) Android
12 4 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.77%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.18%) ITIL
2 23 (8.81%) Service Management
3 21 (8.05%) Service Delivery
4 17 (6.51%) CRM
5 16 (6.13%) Migration
6 12 (4.60%) OOP
6 12 (4.60%) OO
7 11 (4.21%) Configuration Management
8 10 (3.83%) Time Management
8 10 (3.83%) Data Migration
9 9 (3.45%) Software Deployment
10 7 (2.68%) Waterfall
10 7 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (2.68%) System Testing
11 6 (2.30%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (2.30%) TDD
11 6 (2.30%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.30%) Software Engineering
11 6 (2.30%) BDD
12 5 (1.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (22.61%) SQL
2 28 (10.73%) PowerShell
3 22 (8.43%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.51%) C#
5 7 (2.68%) C
5 7 (2.68%) Java
5 7 (2.68%) VB
6 6 (2.30%) C++
6 6 (2.30%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.53%) VBA
8 2 (0.77%) VBScript
9 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (27.20%) Security Cleared
2 40 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (13.41%) DV Cleared
4 26 (9.96%) MCP
4 26 (9.96%) SC Cleared
5 21 (8.05%) MCSE
6 16 (6.13%) MCDST
7 15 (5.75%) MCITP
8 14 (5.36%) A+ Certification
9 7 (2.68%) Degree
10 5 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.92%) Dell Certification
10 5 (1.92%) MOS
11 3 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.77%) CCNA
13 1 (0.38%) CCDA
13 1 (0.38%) ISEB
13 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.96%) SLA
2 15 (5.75%) QA
System Software
1 116 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 57 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.30%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.30%) vSphere
6 4 (1.53%) XenApp
6 4 (1.53%) Xen
6 4 (1.53%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.77%) KVM
8 1 (0.38%) Postfix
8 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.38%) UAG
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.38%) Firmware
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 43 (16.48%) SCCM
2 33 (12.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 14 (5.36%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.45%) WSUS
5 8 (3.07%) OVSD
6 7 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (2.30%) ZENworks
8 3 (1.15%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.77%) SCOM
10 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.38%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.38%) SCSM
10 1 (0.38%) DameWare
10 1 (0.38%) WMI
10 1 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 140 (53.64%) Microsoft
2 57 (21.84%) VMware
3 46 (17.62%) Citrix
4 34 (13.03%) HP
5 32 (12.26%) Oracle
6 25 (9.58%) McAfee
6 25 (9.58%) Lumension
7 15 (5.75%) Cisco
8 13 (4.98%) Symantec
9 12 (4.60%) Reuters
9 12 (4.60%) Bloomberg
10 11 (4.21%) Apple
11 10 (3.83%) Dell
11 10 (3.83%) CQG
12 7 (2.68%) Sophos
13 6 (2.30%) Adobe
14 4 (1.53%) EMC
14 4 (1.53%) Remedy
15 3 (1.15%) BT
16 2 (0.77%) Altiris
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