The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 147
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £301
% change year-on-year -2.63% +57.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.84
UK excluding London 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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 645 805 796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.90% 21.21% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 471 420
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 84
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £21.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Vista in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in the North West

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in the North West

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

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) iPad

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft