Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 754 739
Rank change year-on-year -83 -15 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 39 92 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.47% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 46 61
England median daily rate £188 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.61% +19.23% +80.56%
10th Percentile £119 £124 £153
90th Percentile £484 £600 £538
UK median daily rate £168 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -52.14% +7.69% +92.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 19
England median hourly rate £15.30 £15.70 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.55% +14.60% -18.65%
10th Percentile £15.07 £12.15 £12.05
90th Percentile £17.53 £19.05 £38.40
UK median hourly rate £15.30 £15.70 £13.70
% change year-on-year -2.55% +14.60% -18.65%

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 20,206 19,655 20,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.02% 20.84% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,614 12,709 12,849
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £163 £173 £200
90th Percentile £613 £606 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,353 1,157 1,173
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £44.45
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
% change year-on-year -0.03% +7.43% -1.27%

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 10 December 2018.

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
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 10 December 2018. 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
North of England -10 17 £95 -84.17% 2
South East -46 17 £200 -56.71% 4
Yorkshire -6 14 - - 2
North West -12 3 £95 -84.17%
East of England -15 3 £368 +26.72% 1
East Midlands +7 1 - - 1
London -3 1 - - 1
Midlands -12 1 - - 4
Windows Vista
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 20 (51.28%) Windows XP
5 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
6 15 (38.46%) MCP
6 15 (38.46%) Internet
7 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (35.90%) HNC
7 14 (35.90%) Unix
7 14 (35.90%) Windows 2000
7 14 (35.90%) MCSE
7 14 (35.90%) MCSA
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
11 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
11 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) MSI
11 8 (20.51%) Firewall
12 7 (17.95%) McAfee
12 7 (17.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (17.95%) HP
12 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.95%) SCCM
12 7 (17.95%) VMware
12 7 (17.95%) Lumension
12 7 (17.95%) Windows 8

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 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.56%) GroupWise
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Internet
2 8 (20.51%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) DHCP
3 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) ADSL
6 1 (2.56%) Intranet
6 1 (2.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.56%) Skype
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MSI
2 5 (12.82%) Toad
General
1 2 (5.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
1 17 (43.59%) Service Analyst
1 17 (43.59%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Antivirus Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared DBA
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
1 3 (7.69%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
2 1 (2.56%) SCADA
2 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 20 (51.28%) Windows XP
4 14 (35.90%) Unix
4 14 (35.90%) Windows 2000
5 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
8 7 (17.95%) Windows 8
9 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
10 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
11 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (10.26%) Information Security
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (7.69%) Service Management
4 2 (5.13%) CAPA
4 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.56%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.56%) CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) ITSM
5 1 (2.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) MCP
2 14 (35.90%) HNC
2 14 (35.90%) MCSA
2 14 (35.90%) MCSE
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.56%) Wonderware InTouch
5 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) HP
2 7 (17.95%) Lumension
2 7 (17.95%) McAfee
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) Remedy
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) BMC
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Compaq
6 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.56%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.56%) Novell
6 1 (2.56%) Rockwell
6 1 (2.56%) Wonderware