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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 589 587 479
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -108
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 72 75 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.61% 0.60% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 52
Median daily rate £313 £170 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.82% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £420 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £165 £175
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 47
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.26% +24.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £145.00 £22.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.92% +20.28%

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
11739 12514 12530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.53% 21.41% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7463 7384 7152
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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 £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 984 1048
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.24 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +8.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.25 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +3 69 £325 +80.55% 20
South East +16 19 £525 +218.18% 5
East of England - 18 £240 - 2
London -1 17 £425 +139.43% 1
Essex - 14 £240 -
Buckinghamshire +27 13 £525 +320.00% 1
Milton Keynes +24 13 £525 +320.00% 1
South West +13 6 £140 +12.00% 2
West Midlands -33 5 £300 -31.15% 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 1
City of London +32 3 - - 1
Hook +3 3 £575 -
Hampshire 0 3 £575 -
Bristol -3 3 £140 +12.00%
Berkshire +7 2 £225 -
East Midlands -7 2 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £300 -
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
Belfast - 2 - -
Redruth - 2 - - 1
County Antrim - 2 - -
North West +13 1 £175 -53.33% 7
Reading +12 1 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -7 1 £200 +11.11%
Manchester -10 1 £175 - 3
Northampton - 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 - -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 62 (46.97%) Active Directory
3 52 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 46 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (33.33%) Oracle
6 39 (29.55%) Windows XP
7 38 (28.79%) Security Cleared
8 36 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 34 (25.76%) Windows 7
10 32 (24.24%) SQL Server
11 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (21.97%) MS Office
13 28 (21.21%) SQL
13 28 (21.21%) Windows 8
14 25 (18.94%) Internet
14 25 (18.94%) Citrix
15 24 (18.18%) Management Information System
16 23 (17.42%) Windows Server
17 19 (14.39%) CISSP
17 19 (14.39%) Unix
17 19 (14.39%) Linux
17 19 (14.39%) DV Cleared
17 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (13.64%) Information Assurance
18 18 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
18 18 (13.64%) IPsec
18 18 (13.64%) CESG
18 18 (13.64%) Cryptography
18 18 (13.64%) Client/Server
18 18 (13.64%) SMTP

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 36 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.30%) IIS
5 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.03%) Apache
7 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (21.97%) MS Office
2 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (4.55%) AutoCAD
5 3 (2.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.76%) MS Project
6 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) Hi Portfolio
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.94%) Internet
2 18 (13.64%) IPsec
2 18 (13.64%) SMTP
3 17 (12.88%) FTP
4 14 (10.61%) SSH
5 12 (9.09%) Firewall
6 11 (8.33%) SNMP
7 10 (7.58%) Wireless
8 8 (6.06%) DHCP
8 8 (6.06%) DNS
9 7 (5.30%) LAN
9 7 (5.30%) VPN
9 7 (5.30%) WAN
10 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
11 5 (3.79%) SSL
12 4 (3.03%) Ethernet
12 4 (3.03%) NAS
12 4 (3.03%) WebEx
13 3 (2.27%) SAN
14 2 (1.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.88%) DB2
2 17 (12.88%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.06%) Big Data
3 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) DataStage
6 2 (1.52%) DTS
6 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.52%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.03%) MSI
3 1 (0.76%) JIRA
3 1 (0.76%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.76%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.76%) PVCS
3 1 (0.76%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) YourKit
General
1 7 (5.30%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Automotive
4 3 (2.27%) Publishing
5 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.91%) Analyst
2 17 (12.88%) Support Engineer
3 11 (8.33%) Security Advisor
4 10 (7.58%) Consultant
5 9 (6.82%) Desktop Support
6 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Developer
7 7 (5.30%) DBA
7 7 (5.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Development Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) SQL DBA
7 7 (5.30%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) ArcSight Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) CRM Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) CRM Technical Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) Data Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) Information Assurance Leader
9 5 (3.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) .NET
2 6 (4.55%) Regular Expression
3 4 (3.03%) WPF
4 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.52%) Web Services
4 2 (1.52%) XMPP
5 1 (0.76%) Akka
5 1 (0.76%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 18 (13.64%) CESG
2 18 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 18 (13.64%) Cryptography
3 17 (12.88%) Mainframe
4 15 (11.36%) Mathematics
5 9 (6.82%) Data Structures
6 8 (6.06%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.03%) BBC
8 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.27%) Replication
10 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.76%) CMDB
11 1 (0.76%) iSeries
11 1 (0.76%) PDA
11 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (29.55%) Windows XP
4 34 (25.76%) Windows 7
5 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (21.21%) Windows 8
7 23 (17.42%) Windows Server
8 19 (14.39%) Linux
8 19 (14.39%) Unix
8 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (12.12%) Mac OS X
10 13 (9.85%) Apple iOS
11 10 (7.58%) Windows 10
12 9 (6.82%) Mac OS
13 7 (5.30%) Windows 2000
14 5 (3.79%) Android
15 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.52%) Solaris
15 2 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.64%) Information Assurance
2 17 (12.88%) Analytics
2 17 (12.88%) Campaign Management
2 17 (12.88%) CRM
2 17 (12.88%) Customer Analytics
2 17 (12.88%) Data Analysis
2 17 (12.88%) Data Analytics
3 16 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 15 (11.36%) Patch Management
5 14 (10.61%) OWASP
5 14 (10.61%) Risk Management
6 13 (9.85%) ITIL
7 12 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (9.09%) Fuzz Testing
7 12 (9.09%) ISMS
7 12 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (8.33%) Use Case
9 10 (7.58%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.21%) SQL
2 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.79%) C
4 4 (3.03%) XAML
5 3 (2.27%) VB
5 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.27%) VBScript
6 2 (1.52%) Delphi
6 2 (1.52%) Java
6 2 (1.52%) Pascal
6 2 (1.52%) VBA
7 1 (0.76%) C++
7 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.39%) CISSP
2 19 (14.39%) DV Cleared
3 18 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
4 16 (12.12%) Degree
4 16 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.33%) CEH
6 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.27%) MCSA
8 2 (1.52%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.52%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.76%) CISA
9 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) GCFA
9 1 (0.76%) MCP
9 1 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.61%) RMADS
2 7 (5.30%) SLA
3 6 (4.55%) GPG13
4 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.76%) COBIT
5 1 (0.76%) FISMA
5 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 62 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.61%) Sendmail
4 11 (8.33%) KVM
5 7 (5.30%) StorNext
5 7 (5.30%) Xsan
6 6 (4.55%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.03%) XenApp
8 3 (2.27%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) Nagios
1 11 (8.33%) SCCM
2 6 (4.55%) ArcSight ESM
2 6 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.03%) SCOM
4 2 (1.52%) WMI
5 1 (0.76%) DameWare
5 1 (0.76%) EnCase
5 1 (0.76%) FTK
5 1 (0.76%) Nessus
5 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.76%) Nmap
5 1 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 44 (33.33%) Oracle
3 25 (18.94%) Citrix
4 16 (12.12%) Apple
4 16 (12.12%) VMware
5 9 (6.82%) HP
6 8 (6.06%) Adobe
6 8 (6.06%) Cisco
7 7 (5.30%) Autodesk
7 7 (5.30%) Sony
8 6 (4.55%) ArcSight
9 4 (3.03%) Intel Security
9 4 (3.03%) Lumension
9 4 (3.03%) Remedy
10 3 (2.27%) Avaya
11 2 (1.52%) BMC
11 2 (1.52%) IBM
11 2 (1.52%) SAP
11 2 (1.52%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.52%) Sybase
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