The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 261 250
Rank change year-on-year +38 -11  
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 25 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.45% 0.78% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Median daily rate £463 £538 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.95% +22.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £475 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £301
% change year-on-year -5.26% +57.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.26%  
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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1722 2184 2398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.10% 24.77% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1285 1262
Median daily rate £383 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 150 247
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.25% +27.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in the South East

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Vista in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Vista in the South East

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in the South East

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -11 17 £475 -7.31%
Hampshire +10 6 £328 -42.95% 1
Berkshire - 2 £388 - 1
Windows Vista
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (85.00%) Security Cleared
3 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 36 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 27 (45.00%) SCCM
6 26 (43.33%) ITIL
7 24 (40.00%) MSI
8 21 (35.00%) DV Cleared
9 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
10 18 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 17 (28.33%) HP
11 17 (28.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (25.00%) Oracle
14 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (23.33%) Citrix
14 14 (23.33%) Application Packaging
14 14 (23.33%) VMware
14 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
16 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
17 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
17 11 (18.33%) Finance
17 11 (18.33%) Firewall
17 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
18 10 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
19 9 (15.00%) ISEB
19 9 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 9 (15.00%) Oracle Reports

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) NAS
2 4 (6.67%) SAN
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) IPsec
3 1 (1.67%) SMS
3 1 (1.67%) SMTP
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Big Data
5 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MSI
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Electronics
2 1 (1.67%) Local Government
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 11 (18.33%) Service Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 8 (13.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Specialist
7 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Applications Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Deployment Specialist
8 5 (8.33%) E-Business Manager
8 5 (8.33%) UAT Manager
8 5 (8.33%) UAT Test Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
10 2 (3.33%) Active Directory Support
10 2 (3.33%) Applications Manager
10 2 (3.33%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Support
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.67%) CESG
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Handset
3 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
5 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) Linux
9 1 (1.67%) Unix
9 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) ITIL
2 17 (28.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (23.33%) Application Packaging
4 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
5 9 (15.00%) Release Management
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (10.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 6 (10.00%) Security Patching
7 6 (10.00%) Service Management
7 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.67%) DevOps
9 4 (6.67%) DNA
9 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.67%) Software Deployment
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.67%) VBScript
4 4 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (35.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) ISEB
5 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.33%) MCSE
7 3 (5.00%) MCITP
8 2 (3.33%) CCNA
8 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.67%) CCSP
9 1 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.67%) CISSP
9 1 (1.67%) GSAE
9 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.67%) MCDST
9 1 (1.67%) MCP
9 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.67%) XenApp
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (45.00%) SCCM
2 18 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (10.00%) BladeLogic
4 6 (10.00%) WSUS
5 5 (8.33%) SCOM
6 4 (6.67%) AppDNA
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.67%) OpenView
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.67%) OVSD
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.33%) HP
3 15 (25.00%) Oracle
4 14 (23.33%) Citrix
4 14 (23.33%) VMware
5 8 (13.33%) Lumension
5 8 (13.33%) McAfee
6 4 (6.67%) Remedy
6 4 (6.67%) StorageTek
6 4 (6.67%) Sun
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco
7 2 (3.33%) Compaq
8 1 (1.67%) Infovista
8 1 (1.67%) SAP