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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 407 430 365
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -65
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 181 146 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.44% 1.25% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 79 69
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£200 £265 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +16.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £200 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £18.00 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -22.36%

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
12575 11677 10907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.06% 22.66% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7450 6480 5756
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1060 1126
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +10 168 £200 -23.80% 42
London +34 61 £180 -57.64% 15
South East 0 51 £170 -33.98% 6
Hampshire +6 23 £200 - 4
Buckinghamshire -7 17 £139 -42.29% 1
South West -17 16 £365 +265.00% 4
City of London +5 14 £351 -26.21% 5
Hook - 12 £495 -
East Midlands -5 11 £238 +115.90% 3
East of England -5 10 £223 -16.03% 4
North West -6 10 £220 +58.55% 3
Milton Keynes -18 9 £132 -50.18% 1
Swindon - 7 £413 -
Wiltshire - 7 £413 -
Yorkshire -12 6 £338 +56.97% 2
Derbyshire +7 5 £325 +195.45%
Scotland 0 5 £135 -18.18% 2
West Midlands -8 5 £313 -26.47% 4
Berkshire -1 4 £260 +4.00%
Manchester -10 4 £270 +100.00% 3
Northamptonshire - 4 £110 -
Essex -1 3 £325 -23.52%
West Yorkshire -19 3 £319 +41.66% 1
Lancashire -20 3 - -
Reading +13 2 £230 -
Cheshire +7 2 £170 +19.29%
South Yorkshire 0 2 - -
Worcestershire -8 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £275 -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 311 (100.00%) Windows
2 191 (61.41%) Microsoft
3 187 (60.13%) Windows XP
4 172 (55.31%) Windows 7
5 137 (44.05%) Active Directory
6 134 (43.09%) MS Office
7 101 (32.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (29.26%) MS Excel
9 79 (25.40%) Citrix
10 75 (24.12%) Security Cleared
11 67 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 63 (20.26%) VMware
12 63 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 60 (19.29%) MS Exchange
14 58 (18.65%) ITIL
15 57 (18.33%) SQL
16 56 (18.01%) SCCM
17 54 (17.36%) Blackberry
18 50 (16.08%) MSI
19 48 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
20 47 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
21 46 (14.79%) Windows 2000
22 43 (13.83%) TCP/IP
23 39 (12.54%) SLA
23 39 (12.54%) SC Cleared
24 38 (12.22%) Firewall
25 37 (11.90%) HP
26 35 (11.25%) Oracle
26 35 (11.25%) Finance
27 33 (10.61%) Windows 8

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 60 (19.29%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 25 (8.04%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.14%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.25%) IBM Notes
7 7 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.25%) Lync
8 4 (1.29%) TPMS
8 4 (1.29%) Documentum
8 4 (1.29%) CICS
9 2 (0.64%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.64%) IIS
10 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 134 (43.09%) MS Office
2 91 (29.26%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.79%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.86%) MS Project
5 3 (0.96%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.89%) Office 365
2 3 (0.96%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.83%) TCP/IP
2 38 (12.22%) Firewall
3 30 (9.65%) DHCP
4 29 (9.32%) DNS
5 23 (7.40%) VPN
6 19 (6.11%) FTP
6 19 (6.11%) LAN
6 19 (6.11%) Internet
6 19 (6.11%) Wireless
7 17 (5.47%) WAN
8 13 (4.18%) VoIP
9 9 (2.89%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.25%) HTTP
11 5 (1.61%) SMS
11 5 (1.61%) MPLS
12 4 (1.29%) NAS
12 4 (1.29%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.29%) ATM
12 4 (1.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 18 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (5.47%) MS Access
5 12 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.93%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.93%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.61%) MySQL
8 4 (1.29%) Informix
8 4 (1.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (16.08%) MSI
2 10 (3.22%) StarTeam
3 4 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.96%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.32%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 35 (11.25%) Finance
2 22 (7.07%) Retail
3 17 (5.47%) Billing
4 16 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.25%) Advertising
6 5 (1.61%) Local Government
7 4 (1.29%) Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Publishing
7 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
9 2 (0.64%) Law
9 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (31.83%) Analyst
2 69 (22.19%) Support Engineer
3 63 (20.26%) Support Analyst
4 54 (17.36%) Desktop Support
5 40 (12.86%) Desktop Engineer
6 37 (11.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 31 (9.97%) Service Desk Analyst
7 31 (9.97%) Service Analyst
8 28 (9.00%) 1st Line Support
9 21 (6.75%) Help Desk Support
10 20 (6.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 20 (6.43%) IT Support
11 19 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (5.47%) Applications Support
13 15 (4.82%) Help Desk Analyst
13 15 (4.82%) Desktop Analyst
13 15 (4.82%) Deskside Support
13 15 (4.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 14 (4.50%) Consultant
15 12 (3.86%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.11%) .NET
2 12 (3.86%) Application Packaging
3 11 (3.54%) Web Services
4 7 (2.25%) WCF
5 4 (1.29%) EJB
5 4 (1.29%) JavaBeans
6 3 (0.96%) XML
7 2 (0.64%) XSLT
8 1 (0.32%) Flash
8 1 (0.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.32%) CSS
8 1 (0.32%) jQuery
8 1 (0.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.36%) Blackberry
2 47 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.14%) Thin Client
3 16 (5.14%) Fat Client
4 12 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.54%) iPad
6 10 (3.22%) Smartcard
6 10 (3.22%) Smartphone
7 9 (2.89%) IVR
8 8 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.93%) Handset
10 5 (1.61%) EPoS
11 4 (1.29%) Life Science
11 4 (1.29%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.64%) iPhone
12 2 (0.64%) PDA
12 2 (0.64%) PKI
13 1 (0.32%) NHS
13 1 (0.32%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 311 (100.00%) Windows
2 187 (60.13%) Windows XP
3 172 (55.31%) Windows 7
4 101 (32.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (14.79%) Windows 2000
7 33 (10.61%) Windows 8
8 22 (7.07%) UNIX
9 19 (6.11%) Android
9 19 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (4.82%) Apple iOS
11 14 (4.50%) Linux
12 7 (2.25%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.29%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.64%) NetWare
16 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (18.65%) ITIL
2 28 (9.00%) Service Delivery
2 28 (9.00%) Software Deployment
3 22 (7.07%) Service Management
4 19 (6.11%) Migration
5 17 (5.47%) CRM
6 14 (4.50%) Configuration Management
7 12 (3.86%) E-Commerce
8 11 (3.54%) System Testing
9 10 (3.22%) Data Migration
10 9 (2.89%) Time Management
11 8 (2.57%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.57%) OOP
11 8 (2.57%) OO
12 7 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.25%) Line Management
13 6 (1.93%) Waterfall
13 6 (1.93%) Data Protection
13 6 (1.93%) Scrum
13 6 (1.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 57 (18.33%) SQL
2 24 (7.72%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.47%) C#
3 17 (5.47%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.89%) VB
5 5 (1.61%) VBScript
6 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.96%) Java
6 3 (0.96%) C
6 3 (0.96%) VBA
7 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (24.12%) Security Cleared
2 48 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (12.54%) SC Cleared
4 29 (9.32%) MCP
5 26 (8.36%) DV Cleared
6 21 (6.75%) A+ Certification
6 21 (6.75%) MCSE
7 18 (5.79%) MCITP
7 18 (5.79%) MCDST
8 9 (2.89%) Dell Certification
9 7 (2.25%) MOS
10 6 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.29%) Degree
13 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.64%) MCSA
13 2 (0.64%) ISEB
13 2 (0.64%) ISSAP
13 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.54%) SLA
2 17 (5.47%) QA
3 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (44.05%) Active Directory
2 63 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (9.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (4.18%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.89%) XenApp
6 7 (2.25%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.29%) XenServer
8 3 (0.96%) Xen
8 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.64%) IAG
9 2 (0.64%) UAG
9 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.32%) Postfix
10 1 (0.32%) vSphere
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.32%) Firmware
10 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 56 (18.01%) SCCM
2 27 (8.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 22 (7.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (4.18%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.22%) OVSD
6 9 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (2.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (1.93%) ZENworks
8 4 (1.29%) WSUS
9 3 (0.96%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (0.96%) Casper Suite
10 2 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.32%) WMI
11 1 (0.32%) SCOM
11 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 191 (61.41%) Microsoft
2 79 (25.40%) Citrix
3 63 (20.26%) VMware
4 37 (11.90%) HP
5 35 (11.25%) Oracle
6 27 (8.68%) Lumension
7 20 (6.43%) Dell
8 19 (6.11%) Cisco
9 18 (5.79%) Symantec
10 16 (5.14%) Remedy
10 16 (5.14%) McAfee
11 14 (4.50%) CA
12 12 (3.86%) AppSense
12 12 (3.86%) Apple
13 10 (3.22%) Reuters
13 10 (3.22%) Bloomberg
13 10 (3.22%) CQG
14 8 (2.57%) Adobe
15 7 (2.25%) Lotus
16 6 (1.93%) Sophos
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