The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Windows Vista skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Vista
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 122 141
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.081% 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.39% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £313 £241
% change year-on-year +9.60% +29.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £87.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.03% +2.53%  

Windows Vista is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 276 511 571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 15.09% 20.59% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 302 284
Median daily rate £400 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 39
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £111.50 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Windows Vista as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Vista in Berkshire

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Vista in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in Berkshire

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in Berkshire