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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 456 369 330
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 145 213 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 1.79% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 96 95
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£200 £206 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £125 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 81
Average hourly rate £14.04 £16.84 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.62% +20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £22.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.92 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-17.25% +23.05%

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
12481 11916 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.53% 22.40% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7122 6626 6240
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1001 1214
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -73 137 £203 -13.82% 39
London -24 44 £281 +6.85% 12
South East -13 30 £175 -7.89% 9
North West +1 29 £155 -39.21% 3
Lancashire +2 22 £155 -50.00% 1
Hampshire -5 16 £175 +40.00% 3
West Midlands -7 15 £358 +43.00%
Preston +2 12 - -
East of England -20 9 £130 -27.77% 5
City of London +22 8 £290 -7.85% 3
East Midlands -5 6 £118 -44.70% 4
Warwickshire -5 5 £393 +31.00%
Scotland -24 5 £135 -10.00%
Reading +16 4 £338 - 1
Birmingham +1 4 £331 +52.29%
Berkshire 0 4 £338 +9.75% 4
Basingstoke - 4 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 3 - - 2
Merseyside 0 3 £260 -
Cheshire 0 3 - -
Yorkshire -1 3 - - 5
Hook -2 3 - -
Liverpool -3 3 £260 -
Essex -6 3 £165 +43.47%
Cambridgeshire -7 3 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 £140 -
Nottingham +12 2 - -
Southampton -7 2 £173 +38.00% 2
Milton Keynes -7 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 2 - - 2

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 327 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (65.14%) Windows XP
3 203 (62.08%) Microsoft
4 185 (56.57%) Windows 7
5 161 (49.24%) MS Office
6 154 (47.09%) Active Directory
7 110 (33.64%) Citrix
8 86 (26.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 86 (26.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 82 (25.08%) Blackberry
10 76 (23.24%) Security Cleared
11 66 (20.18%) MS Excel
12 62 (18.96%) SC Cleared
12 62 (18.96%) SCCM
13 57 (17.43%) MS Exchange
14 52 (15.90%) ITIL
15 49 (14.98%) Software Deployment
16 47 (14.37%) Microsoft App-V
17 45 (13.76%) Windows 2000
18 44 (13.46%) TCP/IP
18 44 (13.46%) VMware
18 44 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (12.54%) SLA
20 40 (12.23%) AppSense
20 40 (12.23%) Windows 8
20 40 (12.23%) Lumension
21 37 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
22 36 (11.01%) CA
23 33 (10.09%) LAN
24 26 (7.95%) DNS

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 57 (17.43%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (4.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (4.89%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.45%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.22%) IIS
7 4 (1.22%) TPMS
7 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 4 (1.22%) CICS
8 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.61%) Documentum
10 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.31%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 161 (49.24%) MS Office
2 66 (20.18%) MS Excel
3 20 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 20 (6.12%) MS Project
4 9 (2.75%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.46%) TCP/IP
2 33 (10.09%) LAN
3 26 (7.95%) DNS
4 25 (7.65%) WAN
5 24 (7.34%) DHCP
6 18 (5.50%) VPN
7 17 (5.20%) Internet
8 14 (4.28%) Broadband
9 12 (3.67%) VoIP
10 11 (3.36%) Wireless
11 10 (3.06%) Firewall
12 8 (2.45%) SMS
13 6 (1.83%) FTP
13 6 (1.83%) Network Security
14 4 (1.22%) X.400
14 4 (1.22%) X.500
14 4 (1.22%) ATM
15 3 (0.92%) S/MIME
15 3 (0.92%) SAN
15 3 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.83%) MS Access
5 4 (1.22%) DB2
5 4 (1.22%) MySQL
5 4 (1.22%) Informix
6 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (6.73%) MSI
2 17 (5.20%) InstallShield
3 10 (3.06%) AdminStudio
4 7 (2.14%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (1.22%) RequisitePro
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.61%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.31%) JIRA
7 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (5.50%) Finance
2 17 (5.20%) Retail
3 12 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.83%) Banking
5 4 (1.22%) Military
6 3 (0.92%) Local Government
6 3 (0.92%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (29.66%) Support Engineer
2 90 (27.52%) Analyst
3 86 (26.30%) Desktop Support
4 62 (18.96%) Desktop Engineer
5 60 (18.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 47 (14.37%) 2nd Line Support
7 46 (14.07%) Support Analyst
8 31 (9.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 31 (9.48%) Service Analyst
9 24 (7.34%) Help Desk Support
9 24 (7.34%) 1st Line Support
9 24 (7.34%) IT Support
10 18 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (5.20%) Desktop Analyst
12 16 (4.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 16 (4.89%) Applications Packager
13 14 (4.28%) Architect
14 13 (3.98%) Help Desk Engineer
15 10 (3.06%) Support Technician
15 10 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.34%) Application Packaging
2 9 (2.75%) .NET
3 4 (1.22%) EJB
3 4 (1.22%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.22%) JavaBeans
4 3 (0.92%) JSP
5 2 (0.61%) XML
5 2 (0.61%) XSLT
5 2 (0.61%) HTML
6 1 (0.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) HTML5
6 1 (0.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 82 (25.08%) Blackberry
2 8 (2.45%) iPad
3 7 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.83%) NHS
5 5 (1.53%) Handset
6 4 (1.22%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.22%) Smartcard
6 4 (1.22%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.22%) iPhone
6 4 (1.22%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.92%) PDA
8 2 (0.61%) Replication
8 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.61%) Clustering
8 2 (0.61%) PKI
8 2 (0.61%) Derivative
8 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.61%) Kindle
9 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 327 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (65.14%) Windows XP
3 185 (56.57%) Windows 7
4 86 (26.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (26.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (13.76%) Windows 2000
6 40 (12.23%) Windows 8
7 22 (6.73%) Android
8 21 (6.42%) UNIX
9 19 (5.81%) Apple iOS
10 17 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (3.36%) Linux
12 8 (2.45%) Solaris
13 7 (2.14%) Windows NT
13 7 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.22%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.31%) HPUX
16 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (15.90%) ITIL
2 49 (14.98%) Software Deployment
3 17 (5.20%) E-Commerce
4 12 (3.67%) Service Delivery
4 12 (3.67%) TQM
5 10 (3.06%) Migration
5 10 (3.06%) Project Management
6 8 (2.45%) Security Management
7 7 (2.14%) Scrum
7 7 (2.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (2.14%) Software Distribution
7 7 (2.14%) Waterfall
8 5 (1.53%) Data Protection
8 5 (1.53%) Service Management
8 5 (1.53%) Change Management
9 4 (1.22%) Test Scripting
9 4 (1.22%) Load Balancing
9 4 (1.22%) Use Case
9 4 (1.22%) TDD
9 4 (1.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.73%) SQL
2 13 (3.98%) C
3 7 (2.14%) C#
3 7 (2.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.83%) PL/SQL
4 6 (1.83%) VB
5 5 (1.53%) VBScript
6 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 76 (23.24%) Security Cleared
2 62 (18.96%) SC Cleared
3 37 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.20%) MCP
4 17 (5.20%) MCITP
5 16 (4.89%) MCSE
6 14 (4.28%) MCDST
7 11 (3.36%) DV Cleared
8 10 (3.06%) MCSA
9 8 (2.45%) MCTS
10 7 (2.14%) Degree
11 6 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.83%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.92%) ISEB
12 3 (0.92%) MOS
12 3 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.61%) ISSAP
13 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.54%) SLA
2 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 154 (47.09%) Active Directory
2 47 (14.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 44 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.14%) XenApp
5 6 (1.83%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.61%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.61%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (18.96%) SCCM
2 14 (4.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (3.06%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (2.14%) DameWare
6 3 (0.92%) ZENworks
6 3 (0.92%) SCOM
6 3 (0.92%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.92%) WSUS
7 2 (0.61%) Netcool
7 2 (0.61%) OpenView
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.31%) SCSM
Vendors
1 203 (62.08%) Microsoft
2 110 (33.64%) Citrix
3 44 (13.46%) VMware
4 40 (12.23%) AppSense
4 40 (12.23%) Lumension
5 36 (11.01%) CA
6 21 (6.42%) Remedy
7 20 (6.12%) Cisco
8 17 (5.20%) HP
9 14 (4.28%) Dell
10 13 (3.98%) Apple
11 11 (3.36%) McAfee
12 10 (3.06%) Sophos
12 10 (3.06%) Lotus
13 9 (2.75%) Adobe
14 8 (2.45%) Oracle
15 5 (1.53%) Avaya
16 4 (1.22%) Sybase
16 4 (1.22%) CQG
16 4 (1.22%) Reuters
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