The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 155 197 203
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 0.43% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £323 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +57.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £313 £180
% change year-on-year
+52.00% +73.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
Windows Vista
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
701 1156 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.91% 20.51% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 881 921
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Vista as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) XML Messaging
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) ISO20022
4 3 (37.50%) ISO15022
4 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
4 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) vMotion

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Handset
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (12.50%) Fuzz Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
2 1 (12.50%) ISMS
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) OWASP
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO15022
1 3 (37.50%) ISO20022
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
3 1 (12.50%) StorNext
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) vMotion
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) Autodesk
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Canon
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Sony