The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Vista
England / North West
Rank - 137 132
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.13% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Median daily rate - £388 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £238 £175
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.84 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+6.88% +34.72%

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

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
557 750 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.03% 19.49% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 398 340
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 84 97
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 North West

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya