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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Vista
UK
Rank 537 539 480
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -59
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 44 79 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.73% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 69
Median daily rate £327 £295 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +40.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £115 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £530 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £238 £187
% change year-on-year
+38.10% +27.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.17 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +18.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.45 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +27.18%

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
9195 10835 11549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.87% 21.34% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5819 6496 6800
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 601 814 940
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £36.00
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +2 42 £328 +5.80% 13
South East +22 23 £362 +23.58% 6
Buckinghamshire +19 17 £474 -10.61% 1
Milton Keynes +19 14 £488 -8.01% 1
East of England +1 6 £198 -15.95% 2
South West +11 4 £140 +16.66% 1
Essex -3 4 £198 -15.95%
Yorkshire +5 3 £263 +128.26%
West Midlands +1 3 £530 +341.66%
London -9 3 £210 -60.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £120 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £530 -
Gloucester - 3 £120 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 2 £263 +118.75%
Hampshire +10 2 £328 +36.66%
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £140 - 1
Gaydon - 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -
Surrey +21 1 £160 +60.00%
Hook +6 1 £328 -30.94%
Chelmsford +4 1 £198 -15.95%
Leeds +1 1 £263 +118.75%
City of London -7 1 £210 -
South Yorkshire -9 1 - -
Basildon -12 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Batley - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (53.51%) Active Directory
3 52 (45.61%) Microsoft
4 34 (29.82%) MS Office
4 34 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (28.07%) Windows 7
6 30 (26.32%) Oracle
7 28 (24.56%) Windows XP
7 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
7 28 (24.56%) Windows Server
8 26 (22.81%) MS Exchange
8 26 (22.81%) SQL
9 23 (20.18%) Windows 8
10 22 (19.30%) SC Cleared
10 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (17.54%) ITIL
12 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 18 (15.79%) MS Excel
13 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (14.91%) Citrix
15 15 (13.16%) HP
15 15 (13.16%) SCCM
16 14 (12.28%) Business Analysis
16 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
16 14 (12.28%) Mainframe
17 13 (11.40%) Internet
17 13 (11.40%) CRM
17 13 (11.40%) DB2
17 13 (11.40%) Data Analysis
17 13 (11.40%) 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 26 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (29.82%) MS Office
2 18 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.75%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) Internet
2 11 (9.65%) IPsec
2 11 (9.65%) LAN
2 11 (9.65%) WAN
3 10 (8.77%) SMTP
4 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.02%) DHCP
5 8 (7.02%) Wireless
6 7 (6.14%) DNS
6 7 (6.14%) Firewall
7 6 (5.26%) FTP
7 6 (5.26%) SSH
8 5 (4.39%) VPN
9 3 (2.63%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.63%) Network Security
9 3 (2.63%) SAN
10 2 (1.75%) WebEx
11 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.40%) DB2
2 13 (11.40%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.89%) Big Data
4 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.75%) DataStage
4 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.75%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.88%) DTS
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MSI
2 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) MSTest
3 1 (0.88%) PVCS
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Automotive
3 4 (3.51%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Legal
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
5 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (21.05%) Analyst
2 13 (11.40%) Support Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (8.77%) Consultant
4 9 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Security Advisor
6 7 (6.14%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) IT Support
7 6 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) CRM Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) CRM Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) Data Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) Deployment Specialist
8 5 (4.39%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.39%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) .NET
1 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.75%) WPF
2 1 (0.88%) COM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CAF
2 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Mainframe
1 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.65%) Client/Server
3 10 (8.77%) CESG
3 10 (8.77%) Cryptography
3 10 (8.77%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.39%) NHS
5 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.51%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.88%) AS400
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (28.07%) Windows 7
4 28 (24.56%) Windows Server
4 28 (24.56%) Windows XP
5 23 (20.18%) Windows 8
6 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.02%) Unix
8 8 (7.02%) Windows 2000
9 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.51%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.75%) Linux
12 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.54%) ITIL
2 14 (12.28%) Business Analysis
3 13 (11.40%) Analytics
3 13 (11.40%) Campaign Management
3 13 (11.40%) CRM
3 13 (11.40%) Customer Analytics
3 13 (11.40%) Data Analysis
3 13 (11.40%) Data Analytics
4 12 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 11 (9.65%) Service Management
5 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.77%) Information Assurance
7 9 (7.89%) Software Deployment
8 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.14%) Use Case
10 6 (5.26%) Fuzz Testing
10 6 (5.26%) ITIL V3
10 6 (5.26%) Migration
10 6 (5.26%) OWASP
10 6 (5.26%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.81%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.51%) VB
3 4 (3.51%) VBScript
4 3 (2.63%) C
5 2 (1.75%) C++
5 2 (1.75%) Delphi
5 2 (1.75%) Java
5 2 (1.75%) Pascal
5 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.75%) VBA
5 2 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.65%) Degree
4 10 (8.77%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (8.77%) CISSP
5 7 (6.14%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.51%) CEH
7 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.75%) MCSE
9 1 (0.88%) CCA
9 1 (0.88%) CCAA
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.88%) MCSA
9 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.88%) PMP
9 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
2 5 (4.39%) RMADS
3 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 61 (53.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.26%) Sendmail
4 5 (4.39%) vSphere
5 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.51%) XenApp
5 4 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (13.16%) SCCM
2 7 (6.14%) BladeLogic
2 7 (6.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (6.14%) WSUS
3 4 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.88%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.88%) OpenView
5 1 (0.88%) OVSD
5 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 52 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.32%) Oracle
3 17 (14.91%) Citrix
4 15 (13.16%) HP
5 12 (10.53%) VMware
6 11 (9.65%) Apple
6 11 (9.65%) Remedy
7 7 (6.14%) Cisco
8 4 (3.51%) Intel Security
8 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.63%) BMC
9 3 (2.63%) Brocade
9 3 (2.63%) IBM
9 3 (2.63%) SAP
9 3 (2.63%) Symantec
10 2 (1.75%) Avaya
10 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.75%) Sybase
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