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 3 months to 24 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 583 577
Rank change year-on-year +27 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 45 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 38
Median daily rate £475 £363 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +36.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £146 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £290
% change year-on-year -5.26% +63.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +8.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +2.85% +11.11%  

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9650 12429 12432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.86% 23.11% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6010 7823 7240
Median daily rate £403 £395 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +11.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 650 985
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.97 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +0.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
Top 21 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 3 months to 24 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
England +41 45 £475 +26.66% 14
South East +39 25 £463 -13.95% 2
Milton Keynes -4 17 £475 -9.52%
Buckinghamshire -9 17 £475 -7.31%
London +7 13 £500 +42.85% 4
Hampshire +17 6 £328 -42.95% 1
Hook +10 4 £342 -40.52%
East of England -7 4 £330 +1.53% 1
Bedfordshire -6 2 - -
East Midlands -7 2 £500 -
Berkshire - 2 £388 - 1
Luton - 2 - -
Northampton +4 1 - -
Cambridge +3 1 - -
Northamptonshire -1 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 - - 1
City of London -4 1 - - 2
Essex -14 1 £330 +18.91%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Nottingham - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 60 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 44 (38.26%) SC Cleared
5 40 (34.78%) SCCM
5 40 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 37 (32.17%) ITIL
7 29 (25.22%) HP
7 29 (25.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (24.35%) DV Cleared
8 28 (24.35%) Oracle
9 27 (23.48%) MSI
10 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Office
10 26 (22.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (21.74%) VMware
11 25 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (20.00%) SQL
13 21 (18.26%) Windows 7
13 21 (18.26%) Windows Server
14 20 (17.39%) Hadoop
14 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
15 19 (16.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 19 (16.52%) Firewall
16 18 (15.65%) Citrix
16 18 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (14.78%) MS Exchange
18 16 (13.91%) Windows XP
18 16 (13.91%) PRINCE2
18 16 (13.91%) Hyper-V

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 17 (14.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.35%) Apache
2 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.74%) GroupWise
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.87%) Confluence
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Office 365
2 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.52%) Firewall
2 10 (8.70%) NAS
2 10 (8.70%) SAN
2 10 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.96%) Internet
3 8 (6.96%) Wireless
4 4 (3.48%) DHCP
4 4 (3.48%) VPN
5 3 (2.61%) DNS
5 3 (2.61%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.74%) ADSL
6 2 (1.74%) IPsec
6 2 (1.74%) LAN
6 2 (1.74%) SMTP
7 1 (0.87%) 3G
7 1 (0.87%) Intranet
7 1 (0.87%) SMS
7 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) Hadoop
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.43%) Big Data
2 12 (10.43%) DB2
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (7.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (23.48%) MSI
2 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Automotive
2 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.61%) Publishing
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Front Office
4 2 (1.74%) Legal
4 2 (1.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.87%) Billing
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (30.43%) Analyst
2 21 (18.26%) Architect
3 15 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 15 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) Technical Architect
5 11 (9.57%) Test Manager
6 8 (6.96%) Data Business Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Data Insight Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Desktop Support
6 8 (6.96%) Insight Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Insight Data Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) Windows Specialist
8 6 (5.22%) Applications Architect
8 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Mainframe
1 12 (10.43%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) Clustering
3 8 (6.96%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.48%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.74%) CESG
7 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.74%) Handset
7 2 (1.74%) iPad
8 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (25.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (22.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (18.26%) Windows 7
4 21 (18.26%) Windows Server
5 16 (13.91%) Windows 8
5 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (13.91%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.70%) Solaris
7 9 (7.83%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.87%) Linux
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.17%) ITIL
2 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (13.91%) PRINCE2
4 14 (12.17%) Application Packaging
5 12 (10.43%) Analytics
5 12 (10.43%) Business Analysis
5 12 (10.43%) CRM
5 12 (10.43%) Customer Analytics
5 12 (10.43%) Data Analysis
5 12 (10.43%) Data Analytics
5 12 (10.43%) Migration
5 12 (10.43%) Release Management
6 10 (8.70%) DevOps
6 10 (8.70%) Use Case
7 9 (7.83%) Campaign Management
7 9 (7.83%) Defect Management
7 9 (7.83%) Service Management
8 8 (6.96%) Mathematics
9 7 (6.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) SQL
2 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.09%) VBScript
4 4 (3.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 44 (38.26%) SC Cleared
3 28 (24.35%) DV Cleared
4 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (9.57%) MCSE
6 9 (7.83%) ISEB
6 9 (7.83%) MCITP
7 8 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (6.96%) Degree
8 7 (6.09%) CCNA
8 7 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (5.22%) CCSP
9 6 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.48%) DBS Check
10 4 (3.48%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.74%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.74%) CISSP
11 2 (1.74%) MCDST
12 1 (0.87%) MCP
12 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (1.74%) RMADS
System Software
1 65 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.91%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (3.48%) XenApp
6 3 (2.61%) vSphere
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (34.78%) SCCM
2 19 (16.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (11.30%) SCOM
4 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (7.83%) BladeLogic
6 6 (5.22%) WSUS
7 4 (3.48%) AppDNA
7 4 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.87%) OpenView
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.87%) OVSD
Vendors
1 40 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.22%) HP
3 28 (24.35%) Oracle
4 25 (21.74%) VMware
5 18 (15.65%) Citrix
6 10 (8.70%) StorageTek
6 10 (8.70%) Sun
7 8 (6.96%) Lumension
7 8 (6.96%) McAfee
8 7 (6.09%) Apple
9 4 (3.48%) Cisco
9 4 (3.48%) Compaq
9 4 (3.48%) Infovista
9 4 (3.48%) Remedy
10 3 (2.61%) BMC
10 3 (2.61%) SAP
10 3 (2.61%) Symantec
11 2 (1.74%) Dell
11 2 (1.74%) Nortel
11 2 (1.74%) Novell
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