The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 577 554 442
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -112
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 44 90 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.76% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 105
Median daily rate £338 £188 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £389 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £276 £215
% change year-on-year
+35.74% +28.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 30
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.43 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10548 11854 12989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 21.47% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 6971 7701
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 976 1115
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.46 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista within the UK.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista within the UK.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
England -20 43 £344 +38.88% 12
South East +21 15 £474 +47.47% 7
Buckinghamshire +22 8 £474 -10.49% 1
Milton Keynes +21 7 £475 -10.37% 1
West Midlands -4 6 £454 +278.54% 1
London -11 6 £274 +128.12% 2
Yorkshire +10 5 £263 +228.12%
East of England 0 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire +19 3 £263 -
Essex 0 3 - -
North West -3 3 £110 -71.61% 1
Coventry - 3 £521 -
Leeds +12 2 £263 -
Cheshire +9 2 £110 -71.61%
South West +9 2 - -
Gloucestershire 0 2 - -
Barnsley -6 2 - -
Birmingham -8 2 £185 -
South Yorkshire -14 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £160 -
Kent - 2 £140 -
East Midlands - 2 £388 -
Scotland +13 1 £110 +10.00% 1
West Sussex +12 1 - -
East Sussex +5 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire +3 1 - -
Basildon +2 1 - -
Manchester -7 1 £110 -62.71%
City of London -7 1 £210 +82.60% 1

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (49.59%) Active Directory
3 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
4 38 (31.40%) MS Office
5 35 (28.93%) Oracle
5 35 (28.93%) Windows 7
6 34 (28.10%) MS Exchange
7 32 (26.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (23.97%) Windows XP
9 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
10 27 (22.31%) Windows Server
11 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
12 24 (19.83%) SQL
13 22 (18.18%) Citrix
13 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (18.18%) Windows 8
14 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
15 17 (14.05%) Management Information System
16 16 (13.22%) VMware
16 16 (13.22%) Business Analysis
16 16 (13.22%) Mainframe
16 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (12.40%) SC Cleared
17 15 (12.40%) Hadoop
17 15 (12.40%) Analytics
17 15 (12.40%) Data Analytics
17 15 (12.40%) Customer Analytics
17 15 (12.40%) Campaign Management
17 15 (12.40%) Internet

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills 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 34 (28.10%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.31%) Apache
5 4 (3.31%) IIS
5 4 (3.31%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (31.40%) MS Office
2 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.65%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.65%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.40%) Internet
2 14 (11.57%) IPsec
3 13 (10.74%) LAN
3 13 (10.74%) SMTP
3 13 (10.74%) WAN
4 11 (9.09%) DHCP
5 10 (8.26%) DNS
5 10 (8.26%) Firewall
5 10 (8.26%) FTP
5 10 (8.26%) SSH
5 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.61%) VPN
7 6 (4.96%) Wireless
8 4 (3.31%) NAS
8 4 (3.31%) SAN
8 4 (3.31%) SSL
9 3 (2.48%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.48%) Network Security
9 3 (2.48%) WebEx
10 2 (1.65%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.40%) DB2
2 15 (12.40%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.44%) Big Data
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.65%) DataStage
7 2 (1.65%) DTS
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.65%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) MSTest
2 1 (0.83%) PVCS
General
1 8 (6.61%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Automotive
2 5 (4.13%) Marketing
2 5 (4.13%) Publishing
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Legal
4 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Advertising
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 27 (22.31%) Analyst
2 14 (11.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (11.57%) Support Engineer
3 10 (8.26%) Consultant
4 9 (7.44%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (7.44%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (6.61%) Security Advisor
5 8 (6.61%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) IT Support
6 7 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) CRM Consultant
7 6 (4.96%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 6 (4.96%) Data Consultant
7 6 (4.96%) IT Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Information Assurance Leader
8 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) .NET
1 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.65%) Regular Expression
1 2 (1.65%) WPF
1 2 (1.65%) XMPP
2 1 (0.83%) COM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Management Information System
2 16 (13.22%) Mainframe
3 14 (11.57%) Client/Server
4 13 (10.74%) CESG
4 13 (10.74%) Cryptography
5 12 (9.92%) Mathematics
6 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.79%) Data Centre
8 6 (4.96%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.31%) NHS
9 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.65%) Replication
10 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.83%) AS400
11 1 (0.83%) Clustering
11 1 (0.83%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (28.93%) Windows 7
3 32 (26.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (23.97%) Windows XP
5 27 (22.31%) Windows Server
6 22 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (11.57%) Unix
9 9 (7.44%) Windows 2000
10 8 (6.61%) Apple iOS
10 8 (6.61%) Mac OS
11 5 (4.13%) Windows 10
12 4 (3.31%) Android
12 4 (3.31%) Linux
13 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.83%) VMS
15 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.22%) Business Analysis
2 15 (12.40%) Analytics
2 15 (12.40%) Campaign Management
2 15 (12.40%) CRM
2 15 (12.40%) Customer Analytics
2 15 (12.40%) Data Analysis
2 15 (12.40%) Data Analytics
3 13 (10.74%) Information Assurance
3 13 (10.74%) ITIL
4 11 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 10 (8.26%) Fuzz Testing
5 10 (8.26%) OWASP
5 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.61%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (6.61%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (6.61%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (6.61%) Project Management
6 8 (6.61%) Use Case
7 7 (5.79%) Security Architecture
7 7 (5.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.83%) SQL
2 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.48%) C
4 2 (1.65%) C++
4 2 (1.65%) Delphi
4 2 (1.65%) Java
4 2 (1.65%) Pascal
4 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.65%) VBA
4 2 (1.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.40%) Degree
2 15 (12.40%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.74%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (10.74%) CISSP
4 8 (6.61%) CEH
5 7 (5.79%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.48%) MCSA
8 2 (1.65%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.65%) MCSE
8 2 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.83%) CCA
9 1 (0.83%) CCAA
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.83%) PMP
9 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) RMADS
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
3 2 (1.65%) GPG13
3 2 (1.65%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (49.59%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.26%) Sendmail
4 6 (4.96%) XenApp
4 6 (4.96%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.48%) vSphere
8 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) SCCM
2 4 (3.31%) SCOM
2 4 (3.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.65%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.83%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.83%) OpenView
4 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.83%) OVSD
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
4 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (28.93%) Oracle
3 22 (18.18%) Citrix
4 16 (13.22%) VMware
5 11 (9.09%) Cisco
6 8 (6.61%) Apple
6 8 (6.61%) Remedy
7 7 (5.79%) HP
8 5 (4.13%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.31%) IBM
9 4 (3.31%) SAP
10 3 (2.48%) BMC
10 3 (2.48%) Brocade
10 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.65%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.65%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.65%) Symantec
11 2 (1.65%) WatchGuard