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 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 137 139
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.10% 0.097%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.47% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £140 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -50.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £313
% change year-on-year -2.63% +52.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  

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 461 632 664
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.84% 21.09% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 795 946
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £158 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 99 255
Median hourly rate £39.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.16 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £37.75 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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

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

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) DBS Check

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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft