Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 220 217
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.059% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.28% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 14
North West median daily rate - £110 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -71.61% +150.00%
England median daily rate £425 £325 £180
% change year-on-year +30.77% +80.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
North West median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% -16.67%
England median hourly rate £14.65 £13.70 £16.84
% change year-on-year +6.93% -18.65% +19.94%

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1139 1432 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.86% 21.00% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 920 920
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +13.08%
10th Percentile £158 £187 £170
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 91 185
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.88 £10.85
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Windows Vista as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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