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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 553 494 435
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -59
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 73 118 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 1.01% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 69 71
Average daily rate £388 £181 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.08% -15.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £359 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £174 £160
% change year-on-year
+13.83% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 29
Average hourly rate £16.67 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.60 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £91.50 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.34%

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
11014 11655 11103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.41% 22.51% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 6745 6000
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 921 1006
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -38 72 £388 +107.21% 28
London -15 23 £550 +103.70% 4
South East +1 13 £384 +122.46% 7
North West -9 12 £388 +43.51% 1
Yorkshire -11 11 £115 -65.92% 1
West Yorkshire -3 8 £115 -65.92% 1
Leeds - 8 £115 -
South West +5 7 £120 -35.82% 6
Bristol +5 6 £120 -14.28% 4
Manchester -10 6 £356 +31.94%
City of London +24 4 - -
Cheshire -5 4 £389 +38.83% 1
Hampshire -9 4 £251 -34.29% 4
Berkshire +9 3 £409 +104.37%
Sheffield - 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £530 +160.44%
Milton Keynes +4 2 £530 +301.51%
Reading -3 2 £525 +208.82%
Knutsford -4 2 £389 -0.32% 1
East of England -9 2 - - 5
West Midlands -15 2 £120 -60.00% 3
Merseyside - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £245 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 1 - - 3
Hook +3 1 £475 +22.58% 1
Birmingham -2 1 - -
Cambridge -6 1 - - 2
Essex -6 1 - -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (61.02%) Active Directory
3 87 (49.15%) Microsoft
3 87 (49.15%) Windows XP
4 60 (33.90%) MS Office
5 49 (27.68%) Windows 7
6 48 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (27.12%) Windows Server
7 44 (24.86%) Finance
8 43 (24.29%) MS Exchange
9 40 (22.60%) MS Excel
9 40 (22.60%) ITIL
10 36 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (19.21%) TCP/IP
12 32 (18.08%) SLA
13 31 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (16.95%) Citrix
14 30 (16.95%) VMware
14 30 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (16.38%) DNS
15 29 (16.38%) Java
16 28 (15.82%) Windows 8
17 26 (14.69%) Linux
18 25 (14.12%) SQL
19 24 (13.56%) Windows 2000
20 23 (12.99%) Blackberry
20 23 (12.99%) Security Cleared
21 21 (11.86%) Data Centre
21 21 (11.86%) Service Management
22 20 (11.30%) HP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.65%) IBM Notes
5 10 (5.65%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.52%) IBM Domino
7 6 (3.39%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.13%) Apache
8 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.13%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (33.90%) MS Office
2 40 (22.60%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.08%) Acrobat
4 5 (2.82%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.69%) MS Project
6 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Hi Portfolio
1 7 (3.95%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) Office 365
2 3 (1.69%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.21%) TCP/IP
2 29 (16.38%) DNS
3 19 (10.73%) LAN
3 19 (10.73%) VPN
4 17 (9.60%) Internet
5 16 (9.04%) WAN
6 15 (8.47%) Firewall
7 14 (7.91%) DHCP
8 11 (6.21%) Wireless
9 8 (4.52%) WebEx
10 7 (3.95%) SMTP
11 6 (3.39%) FTP
11 6 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.82%) IPsec
12 5 (2.82%) LDAP
12 5 (2.82%) Skype
12 5 (2.82%) SSH
12 5 (2.82%) Structured Cabling
13 4 (2.26%) SAN
13 4 (2.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.95%) Spotfire
3 2 (1.13%) DB2
3 2 (1.13%) MySQL
3 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) MS Access
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Git (software)
1 13 (7.34%) Subversion
2 7 (3.95%) MSI
3 3 (1.69%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.13%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.56%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.56%) JUnit
5 1 (0.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) MorphX
General
1 44 (24.86%) Finance
2 17 (9.60%) Banking
3 11 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.95%) Billing
4 7 (3.95%) German Language
5 5 (2.82%) Automotive
6 4 (2.26%) Local Government
7 3 (1.69%) Polish Language
8 2 (1.13%) Law
8 2 (1.13%) Marketing
8 2 (1.13%) Publishing
8 2 (1.13%) Retail
8 2 (1.13%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (29.38%) Analyst
2 29 (16.38%) Support Engineer
3 27 (15.25%) Support Analyst
4 25 (14.12%) Developer
5 21 (11.86%) Desktop Support
6 16 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (8.47%) Java Developer
7 15 (8.47%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (7.91%) Service Analyst
9 12 (6.78%) IT Support
10 11 (6.21%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) Architect
11 10 (5.65%) Help Desk Analyst
12 9 (5.08%) IT Analyst
12 9 (5.08%) Technical Support
13 7 (3.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 7 (3.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 7 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (3.95%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 7 (3.95%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.17%) XML
2 16 (9.04%) HTML
2 16 (9.04%) Web Services
3 15 (8.47%) Java EE
4 14 (7.91%) jQuery
4 14 (7.91%) JSON
5 13 (7.34%) AngularJS
5 13 (7.34%) HTML5
5 13 (7.34%) WSDL
6 7 (3.95%) .NET
7 3 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.69%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.13%) CSS
8 2 (1.13%) LAMP
8 2 (1.13%) Spring
9 1 (0.56%) COM
9 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.99%) Blackberry
2 21 (11.86%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.08%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.82%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.82%) iPad
5 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.26%) CMDB
6 4 (2.26%) Handset
6 4 (2.26%) NHS
7 3 (1.69%) CESG
7 3 (1.69%) PDA
7 3 (1.69%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.13%) AS400
8 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.13%) iPhone
8 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (49.15%) Windows XP
3 49 (27.68%) Windows 7
4 48 (27.12%) Windows Server
4 48 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (15.82%) Windows 8
7 26 (14.69%) Linux
8 24 (13.56%) Windows 2000
9 16 (9.04%) Mac OS
9 16 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (8.47%) AIX
11 14 (7.91%) Apple iOS
12 12 (6.78%) Unix
13 6 (3.39%) Android
13 6 (3.39%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (2.26%) NetWare
16 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (1.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.60%) ITIL
2 21 (11.86%) Service Management
3 18 (10.17%) Incident Management
4 15 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.47%) OO
5 14 (7.91%) People Management
6 13 (7.34%) BDD
6 13 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (7.34%) Data Protection
6 13 (7.34%) OOP
6 13 (7.34%) SDLC
6 13 (7.34%) Software Engineering
6 13 (7.34%) TDD
6 13 (7.34%) Waterfall
7 11 (6.21%) ITSM
8 9 (5.08%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.52%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.95%) Fund Accounting
10 7 (3.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.38%) Java
2 25 (14.12%) SQL
3 20 (11.30%) C++
4 15 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.47%) Objective-C
5 14 (7.91%) C
6 8 (4.52%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.69%) PHP
10 2 (1.13%) Perl
10 2 (1.13%) Ruby
10 2 (1.13%) VBScript
11 1 (0.56%) C#
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.99%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.60%) DV Cleared
4 13 (7.34%) Degree
4 13 (7.34%) MCSE
5 12 (6.78%) MCP
6 10 (5.65%) MCDST
7 8 (4.52%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.39%) CCNA
8 6 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.82%) MCITP
10 4 (2.26%) MCSA
11 3 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.69%) CISSP
11 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.13%) CREST Certified
12 2 (1.13%) Cyber Scheme
12 2 (1.13%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.13%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.08%) SLA
2 9 (5.08%) QA
3 3 (1.69%) ISO15022
3 3 (1.69%) ISO20022
4 2 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 108 (61.02%) Active Directory
2 30 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.82%) Sendmail
4 4 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.69%) vSphere
6 2 (1.13%) NDS
6 2 (1.13%) Samba
6 2 (1.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) SCCM
2 9 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.82%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (2.26%) DameWare
5 4 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.69%) vMotion
7 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.13%) Novell Identity Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.95%) Citrix
2 30 (16.95%) VMware
3 20 (11.30%) HP
4 17 (9.60%) Oracle
5 16 (9.04%) Apple
6 13 (7.34%) Adobe
7 11 (6.21%) Infovista
7 11 (6.21%) Lotus
7 11 (6.21%) Remedy
8 8 (4.52%) Dell
8 8 (4.52%) Symantec
9 7 (3.95%) Intel Security
9 7 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.95%) SunGard
9 7 (3.95%) TIBCO
9 7 (3.95%) Vermilion
10 6 (3.39%) Cisco
11 5 (2.82%) Aerohive Networks
11 5 (2.82%) NetApp
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