The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 March 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 / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £190
% change year-on-year - +84.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 401 582 591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 22.84% 22.44% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 326 319
Median daily rate £390 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 26
Median hourly rate £16.68 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% -44.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.65 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.80 £62.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in Scotland

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows