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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 587 567 443
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -124
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 61 68 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.56% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 56
Median daily rate £350 £265 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +28.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £110 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £301 £190
% change year-on-year
+57.67% +58.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 51
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £9.00 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £22.10 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%

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
12513 12202 12458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.18% 22.13% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7886 7140 7124
Median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 659 953 1032
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -7 54 £375 +19.52% 19
London -2 21 £350 +81.81% 3
South East +5 17 £538 +22.85% 10
Buckinghamshire +25 11 £513 - 3
Milton Keynes +19 10 £525 - 3
East of England +22 7 £325 - 2
City of London +34 4 £345 -23.33%
Hampshire +8 4 £575 +9.52% 3
Hook +2 4 £575 +35.29%
Essex +7 3 £278 - 1
Bristol +6 3 £140 -50.87% 1
South West +3 3 £140 -50.87% 2
East Midlands - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Chiswick - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - - 1
West Midlands -28 2 £300 -11.11% 1
Derby - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
East Sussex +10 1 - - 2
Belfast +1 1 £100 -17.01% 1
County Antrim 0 1 £100 -17.01% 1
Northern Ireland -1 1 £100 -17.01% 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £108 -38.57% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Eastbourne - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £325 -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (57.72%) Active Directory
3 56 (45.53%) Microsoft
4 40 (32.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (28.46%) Security Cleared
5 35 (28.46%) Windows XP
6 34 (27.64%) Windows 7
7 32 (26.02%) Windows 8
7 32 (26.02%) MS Office
8 30 (24.39%) MS Exchange
9 29 (23.58%) Oracle
10 25 (20.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (17.89%) Apple
11 22 (17.89%) DV Cleared
12 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
13 20 (16.26%) Linux
13 20 (16.26%) Citrix
13 20 (16.26%) Internet
13 20 (16.26%) Apple iOS
14 19 (15.45%) PowerShell
15 18 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (14.63%) VMware
15 18 (14.63%) Mac OS X
16 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
17 16 (13.01%) HP
17 16 (13.01%) Finance
17 16 (13.01%) Windows Server
18 15 (12.20%) SCCM
18 15 (12.20%) Firewall
18 15 (12.20%) Client/Server

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 30 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (6.50%) IIS
3 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.07%) Apache
4 5 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.44%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.63%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (26.02%) MS Office
2 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (4.07%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.81%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Hi Portfolio
1 8 (6.50%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (3.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Office 365
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.26%) Internet
2 15 (12.20%) Firewall
2 15 (12.20%) FTP
3 13 (10.57%) IPsec
3 13 (10.57%) SMTP
4 12 (9.76%) SSH
5 11 (8.94%) SNMP
6 10 (8.13%) DHCP
6 10 (8.13%) DNS
6 10 (8.13%) Wireless
7 9 (7.32%) VPN
8 8 (6.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.07%) LAN
9 5 (4.07%) SSL
10 4 (3.25%) NAS
11 3 (2.44%) LDAP
11 3 (2.44%) Skype
11 3 (2.44%) WAN
12 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.50%) Spotfire
3 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.07%) DB2
5 5 (4.07%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MSI
2 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.81%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.81%) PVCS
4 1 (0.81%) YourKit
General
1 16 (13.01%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Banking
2 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (18.70%) Analyst
2 22 (17.89%) Support Engineer
3 17 (13.82%) Desktop Support
4 14 (11.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Security Advisor
7 8 (6.50%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Fund Accounting Business Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Middle Office Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Middle Office Business Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) ArcSight Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Development Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.07%) Deployment Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Service Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) .NET
2 6 (4.88%) Regular Expression
3 4 (3.25%) Web Services
4 3 (2.44%) WPF
4 3 (2.44%) XML
5 2 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.63%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.81%) Akka
6 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.81%) Guava
6 1 (0.81%) HTML
6 1 (0.81%) HTML5
6 1 (0.81%) Java EE
6 1 (0.81%) jQuery
6 1 (0.81%) JSON
6 1 (0.81%) LAMP
6 1 (0.81%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Client/Server
2 13 (10.57%) CESG
2 13 (10.57%) Cryptography
2 13 (10.57%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.50%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.07%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.07%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.25%) BBC
5 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.63%) Handset
7 2 (1.63%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) PDA
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.81%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (32.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (28.46%) Windows XP
4 34 (27.64%) Windows 7
5 32 (26.02%) Windows 8
6 25 (20.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (16.26%) Apple iOS
7 20 (16.26%) Linux
8 18 (14.63%) Mac OS X
9 16 (13.01%) Windows Server
10 15 (12.20%) Unix
11 14 (11.38%) Mac OS
12 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (6.50%) Windows 10
14 7 (5.69%) Android
15 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000
16 2 (1.63%) Solaris
17 1 (0.81%) AIX
17 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.38%) Information Security
2 13 (10.57%) Information Assurance
2 13 (10.57%) ITIL
2 13 (10.57%) Patch Management
2 13 (10.57%) Service Management
3 12 (9.76%) OWASP
4 11 (8.94%) ISMS
4 11 (8.94%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (8.13%) Asset Management
5 10 (8.13%) Fuzz Testing
5 10 (8.13%) Software Deployment
6 9 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.50%) Change Control
7 8 (6.50%) Fund Accounting
7 8 (6.50%) People Management
7 8 (6.50%) Time Management
7 8 (6.50%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (5.69%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (5.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.45%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.38%) SQL
3 5 (4.07%) C
4 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
4 4 (3.25%) VBScript
5 3 (2.44%) Java
5 3 (2.44%) VB
5 3 (2.44%) XAML
6 2 (1.63%) C++
7 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.81%) Perl
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.81%) Ruby
7 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (28.46%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.89%) DV Cleared
3 14 (11.38%) CISSP
4 13 (10.57%) CESG Certified Professional
5 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.69%) CEH
7 6 (4.88%) Degree
8 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.44%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.63%) MCP
10 2 (1.63%) MCSE
11 1 (0.81%) CISA
11 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.81%) GCFA
11 1 (0.81%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.20%) SLA
2 9 (7.32%) RMADS
3 6 (4.88%) GPG13
4 2 (1.63%) ISO15022
4 2 (1.63%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.81%) COBIT
5 1 (0.81%) FISMA
5 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 71 (57.72%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.76%) Sendmail
4 11 (8.94%) KVM
5 7 (5.69%) StorNext
5 7 (5.69%) Xsan
6 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.81%) Samba
8 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) SCCM
2 11 (8.94%) Nagios
2 11 (8.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (7.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (4.88%) ArcSight ESM
5 4 (3.25%) SCOM
6 2 (1.63%) vMotion
6 2 (1.63%) WMI
7 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.81%) DameWare
7 1 (0.81%) EnCase
7 1 (0.81%) FTK
7 1 (0.81%) Nessus
7 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) Nmap
7 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 56 (45.53%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.58%) Oracle
3 22 (17.89%) Apple
4 20 (16.26%) Citrix
5 18 (14.63%) VMware
6 16 (13.01%) HP
7 9 (7.32%) Adobe
7 9 (7.32%) Intel Security
7 9 (7.32%) Lumension
8 8 (6.50%) SunGard
8 8 (6.50%) TIBCO
8 8 (6.50%) Vermilion
9 7 (5.69%) Autodesk
9 7 (5.69%) Sony
10 6 (4.88%) ArcSight
10 6 (4.88%) Cisco
11 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.25%) Remedy
12 3 (2.44%) BMC
12 3 (2.44%) Lotus
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