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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Vista
UK / England
Rank 499 553 530
Rank change year-on-year +54 -23  
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 67 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.79% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 36
Median daily rate £362 £426 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.04% +105.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £124 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £275 £190
% change year-on-year +21.81% +44.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.54 £29.00 £61.25
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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8498 10495 10812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.50% 21.39% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5450 6554 6176
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 642 905
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 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
South East +35 36 £443 +3.99% 3
East of England +7 16 £330 - 3
London +12 4 £425 -20.93% 1
South West +7 4 £120 - 1
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
West Midlands +11 2 £225 -18.18% 1
North West +22 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +14 1 - - 3
Windows Vista
UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (51.40%) Active Directory
3 41 (38.32%) Security Cleared
4 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
5 31 (28.97%) SC Cleared
6 29 (27.10%) Oracle
7 27 (25.23%) MS Office
8 25 (23.36%) ITIL
8 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (21.50%) SCCM
10 20 (18.69%) SQL
11 19 (17.76%) MSI
11 19 (17.76%) Windows 7
12 18 (16.82%) Windows XP
13 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (14.95%) Windows Server
15 15 (14.02%) HP
15 15 (14.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (13.08%) DV Cleared
16 14 (13.08%) Citrix
17 13 (12.15%) Windows 8
18 12 (11.21%) Migration
18 12 (11.21%) Business Analysis
18 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
18 12 (11.21%) Mainframe
18 12 (11.21%) Management Information System
19 11 (10.28%) CRM
19 11 (10.28%) DB2
19 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange

Windows Vista
Top Related 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 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (25.23%) MS Office
2 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.93%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.35%) Internet
3 9 (8.41%) Wireless
4 8 (7.48%) Firewall
5 6 (5.61%) IPsec
6 5 (4.67%) LAN
6 5 (4.67%) SMTP
6 5 (4.67%) WAN
7 4 (3.74%) DHCP
7 4 (3.74%) DNS
7 4 (3.74%) VPN
8 3 (2.80%) FTP
8 3 (2.80%) SSH
9 2 (1.87%) Network Security
9 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.93%) HTTP
10 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) DB2
1 11 (10.28%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) MSI
2 2 (1.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) MSTest
3 1 (0.93%) PVCS
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Automotive
3 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.67%) Marketing
4 4 (3.74%) Publishing
5 3 (2.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.87%) Advertising
6 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (29.91%) Analyst
2 13 (12.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (11.21%) Service Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Architect
6 8 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.48%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Data Business Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Data Insight Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Insight Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Insight Data Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Windows Specialist
8 6 (5.61%) Applications Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.67%) Deployment Specialist
9 5 (4.67%) Security Advisor
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
1 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.93%) COM
1 1 (0.93%) SAP CAF
1 1 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Mainframe
1 12 (11.21%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.61%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.67%) CESG
6 3 (2.80%) NHS
7 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Handset
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) iPad
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) RIA
8 1 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (17.76%) Windows 7
4 18 (16.82%) Windows XP
5 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (14.95%) Windows Server
6 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (12.15%) Windows 8
8 9 (8.41%) Windows 10
9 5 (4.67%) Unix
10 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) ITIL
2 15 (14.02%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (11.21%) Business Analysis
3 12 (11.21%) Migration
4 11 (10.28%) Analytics
4 11 (10.28%) CRM
4 11 (10.28%) Customer Analytics
4 11 (10.28%) Data Analysis
4 11 (10.28%) Data Analytics
5 10 (9.35%) Application Packaging
5 10 (9.35%) Service Management
6 9 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.41%) Patch Management
6 9 (8.41%) Use Case
7 8 (7.48%) Campaign Management
8 7 (6.54%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.54%) Mathematics
8 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.54%) Release Management
8 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.69%) SQL
2 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.54%) VBScript
3 4 (3.74%) VB
4 2 (1.87%) C++
4 2 (1.87%) Java
4 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (38.32%) Security Cleared
2 31 (28.97%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.08%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.54%) Degree
5 5 (4.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (4.67%) CISSP
5 5 (4.67%) ISEB
6 4 (3.74%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.93%) CCA
9 1 (0.93%) CEH
9 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.93%) MCDST
9 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.93%) PMP
9 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) RMADS
System Software
1 55 (51.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.67%) XenApp
4 4 (3.74%) vSphere
5 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.80%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.80%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (21.50%) SCCM
2 9 (8.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (7.48%) BladeLogic
4 6 (5.61%) WSUS
5 5 (4.67%) AppDNA
5 5 (4.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (27.10%) Oracle
3 15 (14.02%) HP
4 14 (13.08%) Citrix
5 9 (8.41%) Remedy
5 9 (8.41%) VMware
6 6 (5.61%) Apple
6 6 (5.61%) Cisco
6 6 (5.61%) Intel Security
7 5 (4.67%) Lumension
7 5 (4.67%) SAP
8 4 (3.74%) BMC
9 3 (2.80%) IBM
9 3 (2.80%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.87%) Compaq
10 2 (1.87%) Infovista
10 2 (1.87%) Symantec
11 1 (0.93%) Clearswift
11 1 (0.93%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.93%) Juniper
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