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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 589 560 430
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -130
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 59 67 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.56% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 53
Median daily rate £350 £290 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £495 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £313 £180
% change year-on-year
+52.00% +73.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 56
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £17.00 £20.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -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
12313 12045 11891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.91% 22.20% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7697 6957 6769
Median daily rate £390 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +0.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 999 1040
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 £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -12 53 £363 +15.07% 21
London -2 21 £350 +97.18% 7
South East -2 19 £488 +7.14% 5
Buckinghamshire +26 11 £513 -
Milton Keynes +11 10 £525 -
East of England +15 6 £338 - 1
Hampshire -3 6 £475 -7.76% 1
City of London +39 4 £350 +8.52% 1
Hook +1 4 £525 +15.38%
Chiswick - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Cambridge - 3 - - 1
East Midlands +9 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 2 £126 -27.85% 1
Staffordshire +5 2 £275 - 1
Essex -2 2 £325 -
West Midlands -13 2 £275 -12.69% 2
Derby - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Northern Ireland +3 1 £100 -17.01%
Belfast +1 1 £100 -17.01%
Leeds 0 1 £145 -17.14% 1
County Antrim -1 1 £100 -17.01%
West Yorkshire -2 1 £145 -17.14% 1
South Yorkshire -6 1 £108 -
Cheshire -10 1 - -
Sheffield -18 1 £108 -
North West -29 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £275 -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 58 (43.94%) Microsoft
4 49 (37.12%) Windows XP
5 36 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (25.76%) Security Cleared
7 33 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 30 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 29 (21.97%) Windows 8
9 29 (21.97%) Oracle
10 28 (21.21%) Citrix
11 27 (20.45%) SLA
12 26 (19.70%) MS Office
13 25 (18.94%) Internet
14 24 (18.18%) Apple
14 24 (18.18%) Linux
15 23 (17.42%) DV Cleared
16 22 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (16.67%) VMware
16 22 (16.67%) ITIL
16 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (15.91%) SQL Server
18 20 (15.15%) Finance
19 18 (13.64%) Service Management
19 18 (13.64%) Apple iOS
20 17 (12.88%) Windows Server
20 17 (12.88%) Unix
20 17 (12.88%) FTP
20 17 (12.88%) Client/Server
20 17 (12.88%) PowerShell

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 33 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (5.30%) IBM Notes
3 6 (4.55%) IBM Domino
4 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.79%) IIS
5 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.27%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.52%) Apache
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (19.70%) MS Office
2 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.79%) Acrobat
4 5 (3.79%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Hi Portfolio
1 8 (6.06%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.76%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.94%) Internet
2 17 (12.88%) FTP
3 16 (12.12%) SMTP
3 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 15 (11.36%) IPsec
5 14 (10.61%) Firewall
5 14 (10.61%) SSH
6 11 (8.33%) SNMP
6 11 (8.33%) Wireless
7 10 (7.58%) DNS
7 10 (7.58%) VPN
8 9 (6.82%) DHCP
9 8 (6.06%) LAN
10 6 (4.55%) WAN
11 5 (3.79%) SAN
12 3 (2.27%) LDAP
13 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.52%) IPv4
13 2 (1.52%) Kerberos
13 2 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.06%) Spotfire
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.27%) DB2
4 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) MSI
2 3 (2.27%) Subversion
2 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.76%) JUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Maven
4 1 (0.76%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.76%) PVCS
4 1 (0.76%) YourKit
General
1 20 (15.15%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.30%) Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Billing
5 3 (2.27%) Local Government
6 2 (1.52%) Electronics
6 2 (1.52%) Law
6 2 (1.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (20.45%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.67%) Analyst
3 21 (15.91%) Desktop Support
4 16 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
5 15 (11.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Security Advisor
7 8 (6.06%) Architect
7 8 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Fund Accounting Business Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Middle Office Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Middle Office Business Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.79%) Consultant
10 5 (3.79%) Deployment Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) Web Services
2 6 (4.55%) .NET
2 6 (4.55%) XML
3 4 (3.03%) HTML
3 4 (3.03%) Java EE
3 4 (3.03%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (2.27%) jQuery
4 3 (2.27%) JSON
4 3 (2.27%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.52%) HTML5
5 2 (1.52%) LAMP
5 2 (1.52%) Spring
5 2 (1.52%) WPF
5 2 (1.52%) WSDL
6 1 (0.76%) Akka
6 1 (0.76%) Guava
6 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Client/Server
2 15 (11.36%) Cryptography
3 13 (9.85%) CESG
4 12 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 12 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.82%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.03%) BBC
7 4 (3.03%) Handset
8 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.27%) iPad
8 3 (2.27%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.27%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.76%) PDA
10 1 (0.76%) Replication
10 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (37.12%) Windows XP
3 36 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 29 (21.97%) Windows 8
6 24 (18.18%) Linux
7 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (13.64%) Apple iOS
9 17 (12.88%) Unix
9 17 (12.88%) Windows Server
10 16 (12.12%) Mac OS X
11 13 (9.85%) Mac OS
12 9 (6.82%) Windows 2000
13 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (4.55%) Windows 10
15 4 (3.03%) AIX
16 3 (2.27%) Android
16 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (1.52%) Solaris
17 2 (1.52%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.67%) ITIL
2 18 (13.64%) Service Management
3 15 (11.36%) Patch Management
4 14 (10.61%) OWASP
5 13 (9.85%) Information Assurance
6 12 (9.09%) Fuzz Testing
6 12 (9.09%) Information Security
7 11 (8.33%) ISMS
7 11 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (7.58%) Asset Management
8 10 (7.58%) Incident Management
8 10 (7.58%) Software Deployment
8 10 (7.58%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.82%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.06%) Change Control
10 8 (6.06%) Fund Accounting
10 8 (6.06%) ITSM
10 8 (6.06%) People Management
10 8 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.88%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.85%) SQL
3 10 (7.58%) Java
4 6 (4.55%) C
5 5 (3.79%) C++
6 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.03%) VBScript
7 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.52%) Perl
8 2 (1.52%) PHP
8 2 (1.52%) Ruby
8 2 (1.52%) VB
8 2 (1.52%) XAML
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.42%) DV Cleared
3 14 (10.61%) CISSP
4 13 (9.85%) CESG Certified Professional
4 13 (9.85%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.30%) CEH
7 5 (3.79%) Degree
8 3 (2.27%) MCDST
8 3 (2.27%) MCP
9 2 (1.52%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.52%) Cyber Scheme
9 2 (1.52%) MCSE
9 2 (1.52%) OSCP
9 2 (1.52%) Tigerscheme
10 1 (0.76%) CISA
10 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.76%) GCFA
10 1 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.45%) SLA
2 9 (6.82%) RMADS
3 4 (3.03%) GPG13
4 3 (2.27%) ISO15022
4 3 (2.27%) ISO20022
5 2 (1.52%) QA
6 1 (0.76%) COBIT
6 1 (0.76%) FISMA
6 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.61%) Sendmail
4 11 (8.33%) KVM
5 7 (5.30%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.30%) StorNext
5 7 (5.30%) Xsan
6 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.52%) Samba
8 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) SCCM
2 11 (8.33%) Nagios
2 11 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (7.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.03%) ArcSight ESM
5 4 (3.03%) DameWare
6 3 (2.27%) vMotion
7 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.76%) EnCase
8 1 (0.76%) FTK
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.76%) Nessus
8 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.76%) Nmap
8 1 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.97%) Oracle
3 28 (21.21%) Citrix
4 24 (18.18%) Apple
5 22 (16.67%) VMware
6 16 (12.12%) HP
7 13 (9.85%) Adobe
8 10 (7.58%) Intel Security
8 10 (7.58%) Lumension
9 8 (6.06%) SunGard
9 8 (6.06%) TIBCO
9 8 (6.06%) Vermilion
10 7 (5.30%) Autodesk
10 7 (5.30%) Lotus
10 7 (5.30%) Sony
11 6 (4.55%) Cisco
12 5 (3.79%) Infovista
12 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.79%) Symantec
13 4 (3.03%) Dell
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