Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 17 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 743 712
Rank change year-on-year -11 -31 -180
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 92 121 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.57% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 63
England median daily rate £413 £344 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +90.97% -10.00%
10th Percentile £123 £147 £111
90th Percentile £584 £550 £420
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £170
% change year-on-year +23.08% +91.18% -11.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 34
England median hourly rate £15.70 £13.70 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.60% -18.65% +19.94%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £33.75 £31.00
UK median hourly rate £15.70 £13.69 £16.84
% change year-on-year +14.68% -18.71% +19.94%

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

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19843 21285 22798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.99% 21.63% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12746 13565 13576
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £190
90th Percentile £600 £575 £573
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1210 1184 1840
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £41.78
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.53% -1.36% +6.45%

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Vista in England

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in England

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Vista in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Vista in England

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in England

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Vista in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Vista in England

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
South East +6 45 £462 -7.60% 1
London -7 20 £298 -11.85% 3
East of England -36 9 £198 -14.13% 4
North of England +60 8 - - 2
Yorkshire +33 8 - - 2
South West +4 7 £150 +7.14% 1
Midlands +15 2 £500 +26.98% 4
East Midlands 0 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Windows Vista
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (72.83%) Active Directory
3 46 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 46 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 35 (38.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (38.04%) HP
4 35 (38.04%) VMware
5 33 (35.87%) Microsoft Office
6 32 (34.78%) DV Cleared
7 30 (32.61%) Windows Server
8 28 (30.43%) SCCM
8 28 (30.43%) ITIL
9 27 (29.35%) Windows XP
9 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (28.26%) Windows 7
11 25 (27.17%) Firewall
12 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
12 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (22.83%) Lumension
12 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (21.74%) PowerShell
13 20 (21.74%) SQL
14 19 (20.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 19 (20.65%) Oracle
14 19 (20.65%) LAN
15 18 (19.57%) WAN
15 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
15 18 (19.57%) MSI
16 17 (18.48%) McAfee

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.61%) IIS
3 5 (5.43%) GroupWise
4 4 (4.35%) Apache
4 4 (4.35%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (35.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.17%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Office 365
2 7 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.17%) Firewall
2 19 (20.65%) LAN
3 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
3 18 (19.57%) WAN
4 11 (11.96%) SAN
5 9 (9.78%) DHCP
5 9 (9.78%) DNS
6 7 (7.61%) IP Telephony
6 7 (7.61%) NAS
7 6 (6.52%) ADSL
8 5 (5.43%) VPN
9 4 (4.35%) Network Security
10 3 (3.26%) Internet
10 3 (3.26%) Skype
11 2 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.17%) WebEx
11 2 (2.17%) Wireless
12 1 (1.09%) VoIP
12 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.43%) Big Data
4 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.26%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MSI
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.26%) Toad
3 2 (2.17%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Automotive
2 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Desktop Support
1 20 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) Desktop Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (15.22%) Analyst
5 13 (14.13%) Architect
6 12 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 12 (13.04%) Technical Architect
7 10 (10.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 6 (6.52%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Service Desk Support
8 6 (6.52%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Clustering
4 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (5.43%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.17%) PDA
8 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.09%) NHS
8 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (32.61%) Windows Server
3 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (29.35%) Windows XP
4 26 (28.26%) Windows 7
5 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.96%) Windows 8
8 10 (10.87%) Apple iOS
9 9 (9.78%) Linux
9 9 (9.78%) Unix
9 9 (9.78%) Windows 2000
10 8 (8.70%) Solaris
10 8 (8.70%) Windows 10
11 7 (7.61%) Android
12 3 (3.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) ITIL
2 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.04%) Information Security
4 9 (9.78%) Data Protection
4 9 (9.78%) Software Deployment
5 8 (8.70%) DevOps
5 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.61%) ITIL V3
6 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.52%) Feasibility Study
7 6 (6.52%) Open Source
7 6 (6.52%) Performance Management
7 6 (6.52%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.52%) Service Management
7 6 (6.52%) Test Scripting
7 6 (6.52%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.35%) Defect Management
9 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) PowerShell
1 20 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (3.26%) VBScript
3 2 (2.17%) C++
3 2 (2.17%) Java
3 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.78%) DV Cleared
3 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
5 10 (10.87%) MCP
5 10 (10.87%) MCSE
6 7 (7.61%) CCNA
6 7 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.61%) MCITP
7 6 (6.52%) HNC
8 5 (5.43%) CCSP
8 5 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.17%) ISEB
11 1 (1.09%) CBAP
11 1 (1.09%) CCNP
11 1 (1.09%) GSAE
11 1 (1.09%) IIBA
11 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 67 (72.83%) Active Directory
2 35 (38.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.43%) vSphere
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (30.43%) SCCM
2 19 (20.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (14.13%) SCOM
4 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (7.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (6.52%) AirWatch
5 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.17%) DameWare
7 2 (2.17%) WSUS
8 1 (1.09%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.09%) OpenView
8 1 (1.09%) OVSD
Vendors
1 46 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.04%) HP
2 35 (38.04%) VMware
3 21 (22.83%) Lumension
4 19 (20.65%) Oracle
5 17 (18.48%) McAfee
6 15 (16.30%) Cisco
7 10 (10.87%) Apple
8 9 (9.78%) Citrix
9 8 (8.70%) Sun
10 7 (7.61%) StorageTek
11 6 (6.52%) CommVault
11 6 (6.52%) Compaq
11 6 (6.52%) Dell
12 5 (5.43%) Nortel
12 5 (5.43%) Novell
13 4 (4.35%) Remedy
14 3 (3.26%) Borland
14 3 (3.26%) RedGate
15 2 (2.17%) Bomgar