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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 154 149 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -47
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 1 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.16% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.75% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £175 £375 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +82.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £175
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +80.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 15
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
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
752 798 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.63% 20.80% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 421 363
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 78 85
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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
Manchester -11 1 £175 +9.37% 3
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business

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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) 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 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
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 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya