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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 570 583
Rank change year-on-year +19 +13  
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 43 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 31
England median daily rate £475 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +19.04%  
10th Percentile £321 £167 £128
90th Percentile £500 £588 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £350 £280
% change year-on-year +35.71% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 13
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +11.11%  
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

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 8895 11260 11414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.57% 22.84% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11917 16287 15602
England median daily rate £413 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.82%  
10th Percentile £173 £200 £165
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
UK median daily rate £408 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1219 1396 2375
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.11 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.00 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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
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 29 June 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 +22 22 £463 -11.90% 2
London 0 14 £500 +42.85% 3
East of England -10 4 - - 2
Midlands +11 2 £500 +66.66% 2
East Midlands -5 2 £500 -
Windows Vista
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 59 (52.68%) Security Cleared
4 43 (38.39%) SC Cleared
5 40 (35.71%) SCCM
6 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
7 36 (32.14%) ITIL
8 28 (25.00%) HP
8 28 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (24.11%) Oracle
10 26 (23.21%) MSI
11 25 (22.32%) VMware
11 25 (22.32%) Microsoft Office
11 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (20.54%) SQL
13 20 (17.86%) Hadoop
13 20 (17.86%) Windows 7
13 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
14 19 (16.96%) Firewall
14 19 (16.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
15 18 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (15.18%) Citrix
17 16 (14.29%) PRINCE2
17 16 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 16 (14.29%) Hyper-V
18 15 (13.39%) Windows XP

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 16 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.46%) Apache
2 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.46%) IIS
3 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.79%) Confluence
3 2 (1.79%) GroupWise
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (22.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.50%) Office 365
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.96%) Firewall
2 10 (8.93%) NAS
2 10 (8.93%) SAN
3 9 (8.04%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.14%) Wireless
5 7 (6.25%) Internet
6 4 (3.57%) DHCP
6 4 (3.57%) VPN
7 3 (2.68%) DNS
8 2 (1.79%) ADSL
8 2 (1.79%) LAN
8 2 (1.79%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.89%) 3G
9 1 (0.89%) Intranet
9 1 (0.89%) IPsec
9 1 (0.89%) SMS
9 1 (0.89%) SMTP
9 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) Hadoop
2 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.71%) Big Data
3 12 (10.71%) DB2
4 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (8.04%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (23.21%) MSI
2 2 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Automotive
2 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.57%) Publishing
3 2 (1.79%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Front Office
3 2 (1.79%) Legal
3 2 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (0.89%) Billing
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (30.36%) Analyst
2 21 (18.75%) Architect
3 14 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 14 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (11.61%) Business Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) Technical Architect
6 11 (9.82%) Test Manager
7 9 (8.04%) Desktop Support
8 8 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Data Insight Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Insight Data Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
10 6 (5.36%) Applications Architect
10 6 (5.36%) Consultant
11 5 (4.46%) CRM Business Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Deployment Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Mainframe
1 12 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) Clustering
3 8 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.79%) Handset
6 2 (1.79%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) CESG
7 1 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 15 (13.39%) Windows 8
5 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.39%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.93%) Solaris
7 9 (8.04%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.57%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.89%) Linux
11 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.14%) ITIL
2 18 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 14 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 13 (11.61%) Business Analysis
6 12 (10.71%) Analytics
6 12 (10.71%) CRM
6 12 (10.71%) Customer Analytics
6 12 (10.71%) Data Analysis
6 12 (10.71%) Data Analytics
7 11 (9.82%) Release Management
8 10 (8.93%) DevOps
8 10 (8.93%) Migration
8 10 (8.93%) Use Case
9 9 (8.04%) Campaign Management
9 9 (8.04%) Service Management
10 8 (7.14%) Defect Management
10 8 (7.14%) Mathematics
11 7 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.54%) SQL
2 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.25%) VBScript
4 4 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (52.68%) Security Cleared
2 43 (38.39%) SC Cleared
3 28 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (9.82%) MCSE
6 9 (8.04%) ISEB
6 9 (8.04%) MCITP
7 8 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (7.14%) Degree
8 7 (6.25%) CCNA
8 7 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (5.36%) CCSP
9 6 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.57%) DBS Check
11 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.79%) CBAP
12 2 (1.79%) IIBA
12 2 (1.79%) MCDST
13 1 (0.89%) GSAE
13 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) RMADS
System Software
1 64 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.57%) XenApp
6 3 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (2.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (35.71%) SCCM
2 19 (16.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (11.61%) SCOM
4 11 (9.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (7.14%) BladeLogic
7 6 (5.36%) WSUS
8 4 (3.57%) AppDNA
9 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.89%) OpenView
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.89%) OVSD
Vendors
1 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.00%) HP
3 27 (24.11%) Oracle
4 25 (22.32%) VMware
5 17 (15.18%) Citrix
6 10 (8.93%) StorageTek
6 10 (8.93%) Sun
7 8 (7.14%) Apple
7 8 (7.14%) Lumension
7 8 (7.14%) McAfee
8 4 (3.57%) Cisco
8 4 (3.57%) Compaq
8 4 (3.57%) Infovista
8 4 (3.57%) Remedy
9 3 (2.68%) SAP
9 3 (2.68%) Symantec
10 2 (1.79%) BMC
10 2 (1.79%) Dell
10 2 (1.79%) Nortel
10 2 (1.79%) Novell
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