The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wakefield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - 19.05% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £132 £285 £280
% change year-on-year
-53.68% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +15.72%
Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 39.29% 47.62% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £115 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.25% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Vista
West Yorkshire

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the Wakefield region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Windows Vista
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield region 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield region 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple