The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 30 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 West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 139 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.034% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.88% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £120 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £313 £241
% change year-on-year +9.60% +29.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 457 660 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.58% 22.67% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 395 308
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 70 87
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +13.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.24 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.43 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in the South West

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in the South West

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Gloucestershire +8 3 £120 -
Windows Vista
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) DBS Check
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy