Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 741 758
Rank change year-on-year -87 +17 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 43 93 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.50% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 39 64
England median daily rate £138 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.44% +28.57% +55.56%
10th Percentile £101 £150 £179
90th Percentile £465 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £145 £450 £345
% change year-on-year -67.89% +30.43% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 19
England median hourly rate £15.30 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.57% +1.45% +12.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.05
90th Percentile £18.50 £18.10 £29.20
UK median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +16.67% -4.76%

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 19,530 18,748 21,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.80% 20.64% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,164 11,884 14,033
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £175 £188 £213
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,413 1,120 1,142
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +0.46%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.01 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.51% +6.06% +1.23%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -15 14 £95 - 1
South East -48 12 £175 -61.96% 9
East of England +2 10 £110 -66.67%
Yorkshire -10 10 - - 1
London -28 5 £140 -68.00% 3
North West -13 4 £95 -
Midlands -13 2 - - 2
East Midlands +10 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Windows Vista
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Windows XP
2 25 (58.14%) Windows 7
3 21 (48.84%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
5 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
6 16 (37.21%) Internet
7 11 (25.58%) Unix
7 11 (25.58%) MCP
7 11 (25.58%) Windows 2000
8 10 (23.26%) MCSE
8 10 (23.26%) MCSA
8 10 (23.26%) HNC
8 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (18.60%) Firewall
10 8 (18.60%) VMware
10 8 (18.60%) DNS
10 8 (18.60%) DHCP
11 7 (16.28%) HP
11 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
11 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
11 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
12 6 (13.95%) Lumension
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
12 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
12 6 (13.95%) SCCM

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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) GroupWise
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) Jetty
2 1 (2.33%) OpenCms
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) BrowserStack
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Internet
2 8 (18.60%) DHCP
2 8 (18.60%) DNS
2 8 (18.60%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) VPN
5 2 (4.65%) ADSL
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) 802.11
6 1 (2.33%) Broadband
6 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MSI
2 5 (11.63%) Toad
3 1 (2.33%) Ant
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.33%) Gatling
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Gradle
3 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.33%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Mockito
3 1 (2.33%) Sahi
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (4.65%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Service Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Desktop Support
4 7 (16.28%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Antivirus Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Deskside Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Deskside Support
7 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) DOM
1 1 (2.33%) EJB
1 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) Java RMI
1 1 (2.33%) JAXB
1 1 (2.33%) JDBC
1 1 (2.33%) JMS
1 1 (2.33%) JSP
1 1 (2.33%) JTS
1 1 (2.33%) SAX
1 1 (2.33%) Servlets
1 1 (2.33%) SOAP
1 1 (2.33%) Spring
1 1 (2.33%) Struts
1 1 (2.33%) UDDI
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) WSDL
1 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Clustering
1 3 (6.98%) HP Storage
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Windows 7
2 25 (58.14%) Windows XP
3 11 (25.58%) Unix
3 11 (25.58%) Windows 2000
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) CRM
2 5 (11.63%) Information Security
2 5 (11.63%) Performance Optimisation
2 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.33%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) DevOps
6 1 (2.33%) ITSM
6 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) Microservices
6 1 (2.33%) MVC
6 1 (2.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) VBScript
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) Java 8
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) MCP
2 10 (23.26%) HNC
2 10 (23.26%) MCSA
2 10 (23.26%) MCSE
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) HP
4 6 (13.95%) Lumension
4 6 (13.95%) McAfee
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle
5 4 (9.30%) Apple
6 3 (6.98%) Remedy
7 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) BMC
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) Compaq
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) Google
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (2.33%) New Relic
8 1 (2.33%) Novell
8 1 (2.33%) Roku