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 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 154 149 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -48
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 1 7 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.18% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.84% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 10
Median daily rate - £375 £154
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +144.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £313 £180
% change year-on-year
+52.00% +73.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% -6.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
830 833 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.28% 22.00% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 436 344
Median daily rate £380 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +33.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 100 102
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £34.00
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 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -10 1 - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Apple
5 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Handset
5 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (30.00%) iPad

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 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (30.00%) Handset
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (60.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCDST
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix