The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 118 124
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6  
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 16 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.02% 0.94% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 7
Median daily rate £330 - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £190
% change year-on-year - +84.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.14% +59.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  

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 East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 529 532 627
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.92% 21.50% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 281 296
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 88 114
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in the East of England

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in the East of England

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Essex - 14 £330 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £288 - 2
Windows Vista
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Oracle
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 11 (50.00%) CRM
4 11 (50.00%) DB2
4 11 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 11 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 11 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 11 (50.00%) Analytics
4 11 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
5 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
6 9 (40.91%) Use Case
7 8 (36.36%) Campaign Management
7 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
8 7 (31.82%) Data Structures
8 7 (31.82%) Degree
8 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
9 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (18.18%) Big Data
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (18.18%) Automotive
11 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) DB2
1 11 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSI
2 1 (4.55%) PVCS
General
1 4 (18.18%) Automotive
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Data Business Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Data Insight Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Insight Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Insight Data Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) CRM Business Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Big Data Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Data Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Insight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) COM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 7 (31.82%) Data Structures
4 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Analytics
1 11 (50.00%) CRM
1 11 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
1 11 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 11 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 9 (40.91%) Use Case
4 8 (36.36%) Campaign Management
5 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) IT Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 3 (13.64%) Validation
9 2 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
9 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) BladeLogic
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) BMC
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
5 1 (4.55%) Infor
5 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.55%) Sun