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 29 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 248 246
Rank change year-on-year +37 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 37 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 0.76% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 12
Median daily rate £460 £475 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.15% +24.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £220 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £313 £190
% change year-on-year +9.60% +64.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £87.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.31% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.03% +2.53%  

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 1713 2356 2358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.77% 25.21% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1446 1158
Median daily rate £400 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 164 220
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.36% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
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 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +21 32 £443 -15.71% 1
Hampshire +10 4 £470 +4.38%
Surrey +1 1 £175 +75.00% 1
Windows Vista
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (77.36%) Security Cleared
3 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
4 30 (56.60%) SC Cleared
5 21 (39.62%) SCCM
6 20 (37.74%) ITIL
7 19 (35.85%) MSI
8 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
9 16 (30.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (28.30%) Oracle
10 15 (28.30%) DV Cleared
11 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (22.64%) MS Office
12 12 (22.64%) Citrix
12 12 (22.64%) Application Packaging
13 10 (18.87%) HP
13 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
14 9 (16.98%) Patch Management
14 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
14 9 (16.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 9 (16.98%) Finance
15 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS
15 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS R12
15 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
16 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
16 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (13.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
16 7 (13.21%) VBScript

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 (9.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
1 6 (11.32%) IPsec
2 5 (9.43%) Internet
2 5 (9.43%) SMTP
2 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.66%) FTP
3 3 (5.66%) SSH
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.89%) HTTP
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) SMS
5 1 (1.89%) SSL
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MSI
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Test Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Applications Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Deployment Specialist
5 5 (9.43%) Security Advisor
5 5 (9.43%) UAT Manager
5 5 (9.43%) UAT Test Manager
6 4 (7.55%) E-Business Manager
7 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) VMware Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) CESG
1 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
5 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
6 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
7 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
7 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.66%) Unix
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (22.64%) Application Packaging
4 9 (16.98%) Patch Management
5 7 (13.21%) Migration
5 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.21%) Release Management
6 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
6 6 (11.32%) Security Patching
7 5 (9.43%) Cryptography
7 5 (9.43%) DNA
7 5 (9.43%) Information Assurance
7 5 (9.43%) ISMS
7 5 (9.43%) Service Management
8 4 (7.55%) Software Deployment
9 3 (5.66%) Defect Management
9 3 (5.66%) Fuzz Testing
9 3 (5.66%) OWASP
9 3 (5.66%) Security Architecture
9 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) VBScript
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (77.36%) Security Cleared
2 30 (56.60%) SC Cleared
3 15 (28.30%) DV Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) ISEB
5 5 (9.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (9.43%) CISSP
6 1 (1.89%) CCA
6 1 (1.89%) CCAA
6 1 (1.89%) CEH
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) RMADS
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.43%) XenApp
5 3 (5.66%) Sendmail
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
6 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) SCCM
2 9 (16.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (13.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (11.32%) BladeLogic
4 6 (11.32%) WSUS
5 5 (9.43%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle
3 12 (22.64%) Citrix
4 10 (18.87%) HP
5 6 (11.32%) Intel Security
5 6 (11.32%) Remedy
5 6 (11.32%) VMware
6 5 (9.43%) Lumension
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) Compaq
7 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.89%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.89%) F5
8 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.89%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) SAP