Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 761 691 736
Rank change year-on-year -70 +45 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 79 115 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 61 55
England median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +35.96%
10th Percentile £105 £213 £132
90th Percentile £583 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £275 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -26.67% - +92.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 31
England median hourly rate £16.20 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.17 £12.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.60 £31.00
UK median hourly rate £16.20 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% +10.00%

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 18,946 17,229 21,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.87% 20.56% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,975 10,931 13,666
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £204 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,275 1,020 1,234
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.64 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -2.12% +4.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94% +5.20%

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 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Vista in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

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 June 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
South East -52 21 £490 +7.69% 4
London -46 18 £340 -32.00% 5
East of England +1 13 £116 -64.77% 3
Midlands -4 11 £475 +31.03% 3
North of England -21 9 - - 4
West Midlands -11 8 £475 +111.11% 3
South West +12 7 £110 -8.33% 1
Yorkshire -15 7 - - 2
East Midlands -4 3 - -
North West -21 2 - - 2
Windows Vista
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (60.76%) Active Directory
3 39 (49.37%) Microsoft
4 35 (44.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (43.04%) Windows 7
6 32 (40.51%) Security Cleared
7 27 (34.18%) Windows XP
8 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
9 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (30.38%) PowerShell
9 24 (30.38%) VMware
10 22 (27.85%) Windows 8
11 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (26.58%) ITIL
12 20 (25.32%) HP
12 20 (25.32%) Firewall
13 19 (24.05%) Windows 10
13 19 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
14 18 (22.78%) DV Cleared
15 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
16 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (18.99%) McAfee
17 15 (18.99%) DHCP
17 15 (18.99%) DNS
17 15 (18.99%) Oracle
17 15 (18.99%) SC Cleared
18 14 (17.72%) SCCM
18 14 (17.72%) SQL
18 14 (17.72%) MSI

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 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.86%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.59%) Apache
3 6 (7.59%) IIS
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.53%) CMS
5 2 (2.53%) JBoss
5 2 (2.53%) Jetty
5 2 (2.53%) OpenCms
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Office 365
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) G Suite
4 2 (2.53%) BrowserStack
4 2 (2.53%) GitHub
5 1 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) Firewall
2 15 (18.99%) DHCP
2 15 (18.99%) DNS
3 12 (15.19%) VPN
4 8 (10.13%) Internet
5 7 (8.86%) 802.11
6 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.33%) LAN
7 5 (6.33%) SMTP
7 5 (6.33%) WAN
8 3 (3.80%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.80%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.80%) VoIP
8 3 (3.80%) Wireless
9 2 (2.53%) Broadband
9 2 (2.53%) SSL
10 1 (1.27%) ADSL
10 1 (1.27%) NAS
10 1 (1.27%) SAN
10 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Big Data
2 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.53%) DB2
3 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.53%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MSI
2 3 (3.80%) Metasploit
3 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.53%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.53%) Gatling
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) Gradle
3 2 (2.53%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.53%) JDeveloper
3 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.53%) Maven
3 2 (2.53%) Mockito
3 2 (2.53%) Sahi
3 2 (2.53%) Selenium
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
3 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Support Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Desktop Support
3 9 (11.39%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Architect
4 7 (8.86%) Messaging Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.33%) Customer Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Customer Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.06%) Active Directory Support
7 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.80%) REST
3 2 (2.53%) Ajax
3 2 (2.53%) DOM
3 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.53%) HTML
3 2 (2.53%) Java RMI
3 2 (2.53%) JAXB
3 2 (2.53%) JMS
3 2 (2.53%) JNDI
3 2 (2.53%) JPA
3 2 (2.53%) jQuery
3 2 (2.53%) JTA
3 2 (2.53%) JTS
3 2 (2.53%) OpenLayers
3 2 (2.53%) SAX
3 2 (2.53%) Spring
3 2 (2.53%) UDDI
3 2 (2.53%) WSDL
3 2 (2.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Driving Licence
2 5 (6.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.33%) Clustering
2 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) PKI
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) BYOD
6 1 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (44.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (43.04%) Windows 7
4 27 (34.18%) Windows XP
5 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
6 22 (27.85%) Windows 8
7 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (24.05%) Windows 10
9 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (15.19%) Unix
11 10 (12.66%) Apple iOS
12 8 (10.13%) Android
13 7 (8.86%) Mac OS
13 7 (8.86%) Windows 2000
14 6 (7.59%) Solaris
15 5 (6.33%) Linux
16 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
16 3 (3.80%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.13%) Performance Management
4 7 (8.86%) Information Security
5 6 (7.59%) CRM
5 6 (7.59%) Defect Management
5 6 (7.59%) DevOps
5 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.33%) Case Management
6 5 (6.33%) Disk Encryption
6 5 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.80%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (3.80%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (3.80%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.72%) SQL
3 3 (3.80%) VB
4 2 (2.53%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) Java 8
4 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.27%) C#
5 1 (1.27%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (40.51%) Security Cleared
2 18 (22.78%) DV Cleared
3 15 (18.99%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (12.66%) MCSE
6 6 (7.59%) CCNA
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (7.59%) MCP
7 5 (6.33%) HNC
7 5 (6.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.80%) CCSP
8 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.80%) MCITP
8 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.53%) MCSA
10 1 (1.27%) GCFA
10 1 (1.27%) GCFE
10 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) SLA
2 5 (6.33%) QA
3 3 (3.80%) COBIT
3 3 (3.80%) FISMA
3 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (3.80%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 48 (60.76%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.06%) vSphere
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 14 (17.72%) SCCM
2 6 (7.59%) SCOM
3 3 (3.80%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.80%) EnCase
3 3 (3.80%) FTK
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.80%) Nessus
3 3 (3.80%) Nmap
4 2 (2.53%) CSIRT
4 2 (2.53%) HP ALM
4 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.53%) Netcool
5 1 (1.27%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (49.37%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.38%) VMware
3 20 (25.32%) HP
4 15 (18.99%) McAfee
4 15 (18.99%) Oracle
5 14 (17.72%) Lumension
6 6 (7.59%) Dell
7 5 (6.33%) Google
8 4 (5.06%) Apple
8 4 (5.06%) Gemalto
9 3 (3.80%) Citrix
9 3 (3.80%) IBM
9 3 (3.80%) Symantec
10 2 (2.53%) Borland
10 2 (2.53%) Cisco
10 2 (2.53%) New Relic
10 2 (2.53%) Roku
11 1 (1.27%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.27%) Blue Prism
11 1 (1.27%) Sun