The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 118 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.99% 2.35% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £215 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.97% -14.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £208 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -21.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.13 £12.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -23.54%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
608 510 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.91% 22.49% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 264 226
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 61 72
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.69 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the Yorkshire region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
West Yorkshire -16 3 £319 +41.66% 1
South Yorkshire +2 2 - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Advertising
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Services Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint