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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank - 136 142
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.098% 0.031%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.47% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £285 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £295 £135
% change year-on-year
+31.44% +118.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.86
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.26%
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 South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
636 632 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.86% 20.69% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 315 354
Median daily rate £350 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £145 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 92 86
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 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 South West region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) Billing
3 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
3 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
3 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Lotus
3 5 (71.43%) Apple
3 5 (71.43%) Acrobat
3 5 (71.43%) Internet
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
3 5 (71.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (71.43%) Adobe
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
3 5 (71.43%) IBM Notes
3 5 (71.43%) IBM Domino
3 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared

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 5 (71.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (71.43%) IBM Domino
1 5 (71.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Acrobat
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Deskside Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Deskside Support
2 4 (57.14%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Adobe
2 5 (71.43%) Apple
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) Lotus
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy