The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 160 189
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.42% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £350 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +112.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £313 £241
% change year-on-year +9.60% +29.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £132.50
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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 705 707 1122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 22.73% 20.77% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 557 867
Median daily rate £468 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 33
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £30.00 £105.00
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in the City of London

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft