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 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 139 149 146
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.031% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £140 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £175
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +80.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £13.50
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 South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
656 681 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.51% 21.23% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 402 361
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 83 94
Median hourly rate £15.26 £19.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £39.48 £37.50
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 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 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
Bristol 0 3 £140 +12.00% 1
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South 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 South West region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS

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 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ADSL
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cabling Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy