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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 580 576 514
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -62
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 73 87 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.71% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 63
Median daily rate £250 £150 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £118 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £376 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £150 £170
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 37
Median hourly rate £14.35 £15.00 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% +6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £14.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £29.00 £21.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%

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
11288 12261 12817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 21.14% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7116 7286 7463
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 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 958 1112
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 0 71 £250 +66.66% 13
South East +20 24 £525 +191.66% 4
East of England - 20 £240 - 1
Buckinghamshire +24 16 £550 +340.00% 1
Essex - 16 £240 -
Milton Keynes +20 15 £550 +340.00%
London -14 12 £381 +172.32% 3
West Midlands -30 4 £185 -55.95% 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
South West +6 3 - - 1
Hampshire +5 3 - - 1
North West +2 3 £143 -63.22% 2
Hook 0 3 - -
East Midlands -11 3 £400 -
City of London +10 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +9 2 - -
Manchester -1 2 £143 - 1
Berkshire -4 2 £225 -35.71%
Birmingham -4 2 £185 +23.33%
Oxfordshire -12 2 £200 +11.11%
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
County Antrim - 2 - -
Barnsley - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £195 -
Redruth - 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Reading +20 1 - -
Cheshire +9 1 - -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 55 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 44 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (32.58%) Oracle
6 40 (30.30%) Windows 7
7 38 (28.79%) MS Exchange
8 36 (27.27%) MS Office
8 36 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 34 (25.76%) Windows XP
10 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
12 28 (21.21%) SQL
13 27 (20.45%) Windows 8
14 26 (19.70%) Windows Server
15 25 (18.94%) Citrix
15 25 (18.94%) Management Information System
16 21 (15.91%) Internet
17 19 (14.39%) Mainframe
17 19 (14.39%) CRM
17 19 (14.39%) DB2
17 19 (14.39%) Data Analysis
17 19 (14.39%) Business Analysis
17 19 (14.39%) Degree
17 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (14.39%) Analytics
17 19 (14.39%) Customer Analytics
17 19 (14.39%) Campaign Management
17 19 (14.39%) Hadoop
17 19 (14.39%) Data Analytics

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 38 (28.79%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.03%) Apache
6 4 (3.03%) IIS
6 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (27.27%) MS Office
2 15 (11.36%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.79%) AutoCAD
4 4 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
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%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) Internet
2 15 (11.36%) IPsec
2 15 (11.36%) SMTP
3 13 (9.85%) FTP
4 11 (8.33%) SSH
5 10 (7.58%) Firewall
5 10 (7.58%) LAN
5 10 (7.58%) WAN
6 9 (6.82%) DHCP
7 8 (6.06%) DNS
7 8 (6.06%) VPN
7 8 (6.06%) Wireless
8 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.55%) SNMP
10 4 (3.03%) NAS
10 4 (3.03%) SAN
10 4 (3.03%) WebEx
11 3 (2.27%) SSL
12 2 (1.52%) ADSL
12 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.39%) DB2
2 19 (14.39%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.82%) Big Data
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.52%) DataStage
7 2 (1.52%) DTS
7 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.52%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) JProfiler
2 1 (0.76%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.76%) MSI
2 1 (0.76%) PVCS
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) YourKit
General
1 7 (5.30%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Automotive
3 4 (3.03%) Publishing
4 3 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) French Language
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (17.42%) Analyst
2 18 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 11 (8.33%) Consultant
4 10 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.82%) Desktop Support
5 9 (6.82%) Security Advisor
6 8 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (5.30%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (5.30%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Development Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) ArcSight Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) CRM Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) CRM Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) Data Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) Regular Expression
2 4 (3.03%) .NET
2 4 (3.03%) WPF
3 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.52%) XMPP
4 1 (0.76%) Akka
4 1 (0.76%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Management Information System
2 19 (14.39%) Mainframe
3 17 (12.88%) Mathematics
4 15 (11.36%) CESG
4 15 (11.36%) Client/Server
4 15 (11.36%) Cryptography
5 10 (7.58%) Data Structures
6 8 (6.06%) Data Centre
7 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.52%) BBC
9 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.52%) NHS
9 2 (1.52%) Replication
9 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.76%) Handset
10 1 (0.76%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (30.30%) Windows 7
4 34 (25.76%) Windows XP
5 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (20.45%) Windows 8
7 26 (19.70%) Windows Server
8 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (12.12%) Unix
10 14 (10.61%) Apple iOS
11 13 (9.85%) Linux
12 11 (8.33%) Mac OS X
13 10 (7.58%) Mac OS
13 10 (7.58%) Windows 10
14 8 (6.06%) Windows 2000
15 5 (3.79%) Android
16 4 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (1.52%) Solaris
18 1 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.39%) Analytics
1 19 (14.39%) Business Analysis
1 19 (14.39%) Campaign Management
1 19 (14.39%) CRM
1 19 (14.39%) Customer Analytics
1 19 (14.39%) Data Analysis
1 19 (14.39%) Data Analytics
2 15 (11.36%) Information Assurance
3 13 (9.85%) ITIL
4 12 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 12 (9.09%) Use Case
5 11 (8.33%) OWASP
6 10 (7.58%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (7.58%) Fuzz Testing
6 10 (7.58%) Information Security
6 10 (7.58%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.21%) SQL
2 11 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.79%) C
4 4 (3.03%) XAML
5 2 (1.52%) Delphi
5 2 (1.52%) Java
5 2 (1.52%) Pascal
5 2 (1.52%) VB
5 2 (1.52%) VBA
6 1 (0.76%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.39%) Degree
3 18 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 16 (12.12%) CISSP
4 16 (12.12%) DV Cleared
5 15 (11.36%) CESG Certified Professional
6 10 (7.58%) CEH
7 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.27%) MCSA
9 2 (1.52%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.52%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.52%) MCSE
9 2 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.76%) CISA
10 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.76%) GCFA
10 1 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) RMADS
2 6 (4.55%) GPG13
2 6 (4.55%) SLA
3 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) COBIT
4 1 (0.76%) FISMA
4 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 62 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.33%) Sendmail
4 6 (4.55%) KVM
4 6 (4.55%) XenApp
5 5 (3.79%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (3.03%) StorNext
6 4 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (3.03%) Xsan
7 3 (2.27%) vSphere
8 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.76%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) SCCM
2 7 (5.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (4.55%) ArcSight ESM
3 6 (4.55%) Nagios
4 4 (3.03%) SCOM
5 2 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.52%) WMI
6 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) EnCase
6 1 (0.76%) FTK
6 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.76%) Nessus
6 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.76%) Nmap
6 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.76%) OpenView
6 1 (0.76%) OVSD
6 1 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 43 (32.58%) Oracle
3 25 (18.94%) Citrix
4 16 (12.12%) Apple
5 15 (11.36%) VMware
6 9 (6.82%) HP
7 8 (6.06%) Cisco
8 6 (4.55%) ArcSight
9 5 (3.79%) Adobe
9 5 (3.79%) Remedy
10 4 (3.03%) Autodesk
10 4 (3.03%) Sony
11 3 (2.27%) Avaya
11 3 (2.27%) Brocade
12 2 (1.52%) BMC
12 2 (1.52%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.52%) IBM
12 2 (1.52%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.52%) SAP
12 2 (1.52%) WatchGuard
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