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 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 588 586 431
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -155
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 62 59 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.48% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 54
Median daily rate £350 £173 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.89% -19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £109 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £456 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £14.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £22.30 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.67 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -0.50%

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
12129 12231 12262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.46% 21.47% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7701 7251 6951
Median daily rate £393 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 939 1034
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 July 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 July 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 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
England -7 57 £400 +60.00% 20
South East +21 18 £525 -12.50% 6
London -7 16 £358 +110.29% 2
East of England +29 11 £240 - 5
Buckinghamshire +22 11 £513 -
Milton Keynes +22 10 £525 -
Essex +10 8 £230 - 3
South West +1 6 £140 +12.00% 2
Hook +7 4 £575 -
Hampshire +3 4 £575 -4.16% 2
West Midlands -32 4 £300 -18.36% 2
City of London +47 3 £340 -24.44%
Bristol +1 3 £140 +12.00% 1
East Midlands 0 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
Coventry - 2 £300 -
County Antrim - 2 £100 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £100 -
Belfast - 2 £100 -
Redruth - 2 - - 1
East Sussex +14 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £200 -
Reading - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Eastbourne - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - - 1
Gloucester - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (52.34%) Active Directory
3 55 (42.97%) Microsoft
4 39 (30.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (29.69%) Windows 7
6 36 (28.13%) Security Cleared
7 35 (27.34%) Windows XP
7 35 (27.34%) Oracle
8 33 (25.78%) Windows 8
9 32 (25.00%) MS Office
9 32 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 27 (21.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (20.31%) SQL Server
12 22 (17.19%) Citrix
13 21 (16.41%) Apple
13 21 (16.41%) Internet
13 21 (16.41%) Linux
14 20 (15.63%) DV Cleared
15 19 (14.84%) SQL
15 19 (14.84%) Apple iOS
16 18 (14.06%) Windows Server
16 18 (14.06%) Unix
17 17 (13.28%) Mac OS X
17 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
17 17 (13.28%) Management Information System
18 16 (12.50%) VMware
18 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (12.50%) SCCM
18 16 (12.50%) CISSP
18 16 (12.50%) FTP

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 32 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (6.25%) IIS
4 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.69%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.91%) Apache
5 5 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (25.00%) MS Office
2 15 (11.72%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.91%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.56%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.78%) MS Project
6 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.13%) Hi Portfolio
3 3 (2.34%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.41%) Internet
2 16 (12.50%) FTP
3 15 (11.72%) IPsec
3 15 (11.72%) SMTP
4 13 (10.16%) Firewall
4 13 (10.16%) SSH
5 11 (8.59%) SNMP
6 8 (6.25%) Wireless
7 6 (4.69%) DHCP
7 6 (4.69%) DNS
7 6 (4.69%) VPN
8 5 (3.91%) SSL
9 4 (3.13%) LAN
9 4 (3.13%) NAS
9 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.13%) WAN
10 3 (2.34%) LDAP
10 3 (2.34%) Skype
11 2 (1.56%) ADSL
11 2 (1.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) DB2
2 10 (7.81%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.13%) Big Data
5 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.34%) Spotfire
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) DataStage
8 1 (0.78%) DTS
8 1 (0.78%) MySQL
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MSI
2 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.78%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.78%) PVCS
3 1 (0.78%) Subversion
3 1 (0.78%) YourKit
General
1 10 (7.81%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Automotive
2 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.34%) Banking
3 3 (2.34%) Publishing
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) French Language
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.75%) Analyst
2 20 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 16 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 13 (10.16%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Security Advisor
7 8 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.47%) Consultant
8 7 (5.47%) Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) ArcSight Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Deployment Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Development Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) DBA
10 5 (3.91%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.91%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) .NET
2 6 (4.69%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.34%) Web Services
3 3 (2.34%) WPF
4 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.78%) Akka
4 1 (0.78%) Guava
4 1 (0.78%) LAMP
4 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.72%) CESG
2 15 (11.72%) Client/Server
2 15 (11.72%) Cryptography
3 10 (7.81%) Mainframe
3 10 (7.81%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.03%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.69%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.13%) BBC
7 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.78%) AS400
9 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.78%) Handset
9 1 (0.78%) iSeries
9 1 (0.78%) PDA
9 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (30.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (29.69%) Windows 7
4 35 (27.34%) Windows XP
5 33 (25.78%) Windows 8
6 27 (21.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (16.41%) Linux
8 19 (14.84%) Apple iOS
9 18 (14.06%) Unix
9 18 (14.06%) Windows Server
10 17 (13.28%) Mac OS X
11 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (10.16%) Mac OS
13 10 (7.81%) Windows 10
14 5 (3.91%) Android
15 4 (3.13%) Windows 2000
16 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (1.56%) Solaris
18 1 (0.78%) HPUX
18 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.72%) Information Assurance
2 14 (10.94%) Information Security
2 14 (10.94%) Patch Management
3 13 (10.16%) OWASP
4 12 (9.38%) ISMS
4 12 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 12 (9.38%) Service Management
5 11 (8.59%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (8.59%) Fuzz Testing
5 11 (8.59%) ITIL
6 10 (7.81%) Analytics
6 10 (7.81%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.81%) Campaign Management
6 10 (7.81%) CRM
6 10 (7.81%) Customer Analytics
6 10 (7.81%) Data Analytics
6 10 (7.81%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (7.81%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.84%) SQL
2 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.13%) C
3 4 (3.13%) VB.NET
3 4 (3.13%) VBScript
4 3 (2.34%) VB
4 3 (2.34%) XAML
5 2 (1.56%) Java
6 1 (0.78%) C++
6 1 (0.78%) Perl
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.78%) Ruby
6 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 16 (12.50%) CISSP
4 15 (11.72%) CESG Certified Professional
5 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.81%) CEH
7 9 (7.03%) Degree
8 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.56%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.56%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.56%) MCSA
9 2 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.78%) CISA
10 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.78%) GCFA
10 1 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) SLA
2 12 (9.38%) RMADS
3 6 (4.69%) GPG13
4 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.78%) COBIT
5 1 (0.78%) FISMA
System Software
1 67 (52.34%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.16%) Sendmail
4 11 (8.59%) KVM
5 7 (5.47%) StorNext
5 7 (5.47%) Xsan
6 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.34%) XenApp
8 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) SCCM
2 11 (8.59%) Nagios
2 11 (8.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (5.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (4.69%) ArcSight ESM
5 4 (3.13%) SCOM
6 2 (1.56%) WMI
7 1 (0.78%) DameWare
7 1 (0.78%) EnCase
7 1 (0.78%) FTK
7 1 (0.78%) Nessus
7 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.78%) Nmap
7 1 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 55 (42.97%) Microsoft
2 35 (27.34%) Oracle
3 22 (17.19%) Citrix
4 21 (16.41%) Apple
5 16 (12.50%) VMware
6 15 (11.72%) HP
7 9 (7.03%) Cisco
8 8 (6.25%) Adobe
9 7 (5.47%) Autodesk
9 7 (5.47%) Lumension
9 7 (5.47%) Sony
10 6 (4.69%) ArcSight
10 6 (4.69%) Intel Security
11 5 (3.91%) Remedy
12 4 (3.13%) BMC
12 4 (3.13%) IBM
12 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.34%) SunGard
13 3 (2.34%) TIBCO
13 3 (2.34%) Vermilion
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