Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 20 April 2018 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 780 736 751
Rank change year-on-year -44 +15 -100
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 104 112 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 62 70
UK median daily rate £315 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.97% -4.29% +79.49%
10th Percentile £104 £142 £106
90th Percentile £600 £537 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £335 £275
% change year-on-year +15.30% +21.82% +51.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 33
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +6.89% +12.27%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.17 £12.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £35.85 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +13.79%

Windows Vista is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21,033 19,172 23,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 20.68% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,359 12,135 14,204
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £181 £200 £194
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,291 1,192 1,515
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -3.88% +6.45%

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Vista as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Vista in the UK

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in the UK

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Vista over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Vista in the UK

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in the UK

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Vista over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Vista in the UK

Windows Vista
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 97 £340 +1.49% 17
UK excluding London -42 80 £386 +15.30% 15
South East -49 24 £495 +7.61% 5
London -35 22 £315 -21.25% 4
Midlands +3 14 £475 +25.83% 5
North of England -1 14 £600 +128.57% 2
East of England -13 12 £116 -64.77% 1
South West +11 11 £205 +70.83%
Yorkshire -10 10 - - 2
West Midlands +8 9 £475 +25.83% 4
East Midlands +6 5 - - 1
North West -14 4 £600 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £109 - 1
Scotland - 2 £263 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (56.73%) Microsoft
2 59 (56.73%) Active Directory
3 48 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 47 (45.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 39 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 35 (33.65%) ITIL
8 33 (31.73%) HP
8 33 (31.73%) PowerShell
9 32 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
9 32 (30.77%) Windows XP
10 28 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (26.92%) VMware
11 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (25.96%) Windows 10
12 26 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (24.04%) Windows 8
14 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (21.15%) MS Exchange
15 22 (21.15%) DV Cleared
16 21 (20.19%) Firewall
17 19 (18.27%) DHCP
17 19 (18.27%) DNS
17 19 (18.27%) SC Cleared
18 18 (17.31%) Unix
18 18 (17.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 18 (17.31%) MSI
19 17 (16.35%) McAfee
19 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.65%) IIS
2 9 (8.65%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.77%) Apache
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.92%) CMS
5 2 (1.92%) JBoss
5 2 (1.92%) Jetty
5 2 (1.92%) OpenCms
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.96%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (4.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.96%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Office 365
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.81%) G Suite
4 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.92%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.92%) GitHub
6 1 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.19%) Firewall
2 19 (18.27%) DHCP
2 19 (18.27%) DNS
3 15 (14.42%) VPN
4 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
5 12 (11.54%) LAN
5 12 (11.54%) WAN
6 9 (8.65%) 802.11
6 9 (8.65%) IP Telephony
7 5 (4.81%) Internet
7 5 (4.81%) SMTP
7 5 (4.81%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.85%) Skype
9 3 (2.88%) Network Security
9 3 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.88%) VoIP
9 3 (2.88%) Wireless
10 2 (1.92%) Broadband
10 2 (1.92%) SSL
11 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.88%) Big Data
3 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.92%) DB2
4 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MSI
2 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.81%) WinDbg
3 3 (2.88%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.92%) Ant
4 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.92%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.92%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.92%) JDeveloper
4 2 (1.92%) JUnit
4 2 (1.92%) Maven
4 2 (1.92%) Mockito
4 2 (1.92%) Sahi
4 2 (1.92%) Selenium
4 2 (1.92%) Subversion
4 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (5.77%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Back Office
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Support Engineer
2 16 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 15 (14.42%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (10.58%) Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Active Directory Support
7 7 (6.73%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Service Desk Support
7 7 (6.73%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Telephony Support
8 6 (5.77%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.81%) Build Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Customer Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) 802.1X
2 7 (6.73%) REST
3 5 (4.81%) .NET
3 5 (4.81%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.81%) XML
4 2 (1.92%) DOM
4 2 (1.92%) Ehcache
4 2 (1.92%) Guice
4 2 (1.92%) Java RMI
4 2 (1.92%) JAXB
4 2 (1.92%) JMS
4 2 (1.92%) JPA
4 2 (1.92%) jQuery
4 2 (1.92%) OC4J
4 2 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.92%) RESTful
4 2 (1.92%) Stripes Framework
4 2 (1.92%) UDDI
4 2 (1.92%) WSDL
4 2 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.73%) Clustering
3 7 (6.73%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.81%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.81%) PKI
6 3 (2.88%) NHS
6 3 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.96%) BYOD
7 1 (0.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) PDA
7 1 (0.96%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 47 (45.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 32 (30.77%) Windows XP
6 27 (25.96%) Windows 10
6 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (24.04%) Windows 8
8 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (17.31%) Unix
10 12 (11.54%) Windows 2000
11 9 (8.65%) Apple iOS
12 8 (7.69%) Android
12 8 (7.69%) Solaris
13 6 (5.77%) Mac OS
14 5 (4.81%) Linux
15 3 (2.88%) Mac OS X
15 3 (2.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) ITIL
2 26 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
3 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 11 (10.58%) Performance Management
5 8 (7.69%) Information Security
5 8 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 6 (5.77%) Data Analysis
6 6 (5.77%) Data Protection
6 6 (5.77%) Defect Management
6 6 (5.77%) DevOps
6 6 (5.77%) Feasibility Study
6 6 (5.77%) Validation
7 5 (4.81%) Case Management
7 5 (4.81%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.81%) Patch Management
7 5 (4.81%) Remediation Plan
7 5 (4.81%) SDLC
7 5 (4.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.73%) PowerShell
2 17 (16.35%) SQL
3 5 (4.81%) C#
3 5 (4.81%) Python
3 5 (4.81%) VB
4 2 (1.92%) Java
4 2 (1.92%) Java 8
4 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.15%) DV Cleared
3 19 (18.27%) SC Cleared
4 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (12.50%) MCP
6 10 (9.62%) MCSE
7 8 (7.69%) CCNA
7 8 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (7.69%) HNC
7 8 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.88%) CCSP
9 3 (2.88%) MCITP
9 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.92%) MCSA
11 1 (0.96%) GCFA
11 1 (0.96%) GCFE
11 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (4.81%) QA
3 3 (2.88%) COBIT
3 3 (2.88%) FISMA
3 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (2.88%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.96%) GPG13
System Software
1 59 (56.73%) Active Directory
2 28 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (6.73%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (16.35%) SCCM
3 8 (7.69%) AirWatch
4 6 (5.77%) HP ALM
4 6 (5.77%) SCOM
5 4 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.85%) Netcool
6 3 (2.88%) EnCase
6 3 (2.88%) FTK
6 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.88%) Nessus
6 3 (2.88%) Nmap
7 2 (1.92%) CSIRT
7 2 (1.92%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.96%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (56.73%) Microsoft
2 33 (31.73%) HP
3 28 (26.92%) VMware
4 17 (16.35%) Lumension
4 17 (16.35%) McAfee
4 17 (16.35%) Oracle
5 7 (6.73%) Cisco
5 7 (6.73%) Citrix
5 7 (6.73%) Dell
5 7 (6.73%) Google
6 6 (5.77%) IBM
7 5 (4.81%) Borland
7 5 (4.81%) Gemalto
7 5 (4.81%) Remedy
8 4 (3.85%) BMC
8 4 (3.85%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.88%) Apple
9 3 (2.88%) Blue Prism
9 3 (2.88%) CommVault
9 3 (2.88%) Symantec