Period
to 29 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 29 July 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 119 106
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.080% 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.69% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Cheshire median daily rate - - £375
North West median daily rate - £175 £375
% change year-on-year - -53.33% +144.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.68 £13.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.69% -22.80% -1.92%
North West median hourly rate £18.68 £13.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year +43.69% -22.80% -6.44%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 265 436 404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 21.25% 23.11% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 254 215
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +29.03%
10th Percentile £180 £275 £218
90th Percentile £538 £529 £595
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 52
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -11.48% -12.86%
10th Percentile £10.52 £10.00 £11.02
90th Percentile £18.64 £20.20 £27.13
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.35
% change year-on-year +18.52% -5.89% -13.06%

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Windows Vista as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Vista in Cheshire

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in Cheshire

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in Cheshire

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 29 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 - - 1
Windows Vista
North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) iPad

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft