The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Vista
England / South West
Rank 129 140 143
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.20% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.29% 0.91% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £120 £120 £232
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £143 £197
% change year-on-year
+130.87% -27.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%

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

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
465 661 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.23% 22.07% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 408 348
Median daily rate £345 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 75 82
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +5 5 £120 - 1
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 South West region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) DBS Check
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy