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 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
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 585 543
Rank change year-on-year +49 -42  
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 69 63 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.74% 0.54% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 44
Median daily rate £362 £450 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +130.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £121 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £313 £190
% change year-on-year +9.60% +64.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.27 £29.00 £61.25
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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9341 11582 11667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.65% 21.52% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 7205 6613
Median daily rate £405 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.05% +2.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 686 967
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.65
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

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 29 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Vista over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Vista in the UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 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 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
England +55 69 £362 -19.71% 17
South East +37 37 £460 -3.15% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 32 £443 -15.71% 1
Milton Keynes +23 30 £468 -10.95% 1
East of England +10 17 £330 - 2
Essex - 15 £330 -
London +12 4 £425 -22.72% 4
Hampshire +10 4 £470 +4.38%
South West -3 4 £120 - 1
Hook +8 3 £470 -1.05%
Gloucestershire +7 3 £120 -
Gloucester +1 3 £120 -
Northamptonshire - 3 - - 1
Northampton - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
West Midlands +9 2 £225 -18.18% 1
Colchester - 2 £375 -
North West +27 1 - - 2
Cheshire +25 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +15 1 - - 3
South Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Birmingham +1 1 £225 -
Gaydon +1 1 - -
Surrey +1 1 £175 +75.00% 1
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 £288 - 1

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 with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
3 43 (38.39%) Security Cleared
4 32 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 32 (28.57%) Oracle
4 32 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 27 (24.11%) ITIL
5 27 (24.11%) MS Office
6 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (22.32%) SCCM
7 21 (18.75%) SQL
7 21 (18.75%) MSI
8 19 (16.96%) Windows 7
9 18 (16.07%) Windows XP
10 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (15.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (14.29%) DV Cleared
11 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
12 15 (13.39%) HP
13 14 (12.50%) Citrix
14 13 (11.61%) Mainframe
14 13 (11.61%) Management Information System
14 13 (11.61%) Business Analysis
14 13 (11.61%) Windows 8
15 12 (10.71%) Analytics
15 12 (10.71%) Data Analytics
15 12 (10.71%) Customer Analytics
15 12 (10.71%) Hadoop
15 12 (10.71%) Data Analysis

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 11 (9.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.89%) CMS
3 1 (0.89%) Confluence
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (24.11%) MS Office
2 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.89%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.93%) Internet
3 9 (8.04%) Wireless
4 8 (7.14%) Firewall
5 6 (5.36%) IPsec
6 5 (4.46%) LAN
6 5 (4.46%) SMTP
6 5 (4.46%) WAN
7 4 (3.57%) DHCP
7 4 (3.57%) DNS
7 4 (3.57%) VPN
8 3 (2.68%) FTP
8 3 (2.68%) SSH
9 2 (1.79%) Network Security
9 2 (1.79%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) DB2
1 12 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) MSI
2 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) MSTest
3 1 (0.89%) PVCS
3 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Automotive
3 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.46%) Marketing
4 4 (3.57%) Publishing
5 3 (2.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Advertising
6 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (29.46%) Analyst
2 13 (11.61%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (10.71%) Business Analyst
3 12 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) Architect
4 9 (8.04%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Data Insight Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Insight Data Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 7 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Consultant
6 7 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
7 6 (5.36%) Applications Architect
7 6 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) CRM Business Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Insight Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) .NET
1 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.89%) COM
1 1 (0.89%) SAP CAF
1 1 (0.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Mainframe
1 13 (11.61%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.36%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.46%) CESG
6 3 (2.68%) NHS
7 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) Handset
8 1 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.89%) iPad
8 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.89%) RIA
8 1 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (16.96%) Windows 7
4 18 (16.07%) Windows XP
5 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (11.61%) Windows 8
8 9 (8.04%) Windows 10
9 5 (4.46%) Unix
10 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.57%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) ITIL
2 17 (15.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (11.61%) Business Analysis
4 12 (10.71%) Analytics
4 12 (10.71%) Application Packaging
4 12 (10.71%) CRM
4 12 (10.71%) Customer Analytics
4 12 (10.71%) Data Analysis
4 12 (10.71%) Data Analytics
4 12 (10.71%) Migration
5 10 (8.93%) Service Management
5 10 (8.93%) Use Case
6 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.04%) Campaign Management
6 9 (8.04%) Patch Management
6 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.04%) Release Management
7 8 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 7 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.75%) SQL
2 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.25%) VBScript
3 4 (3.57%) VB
4 2 (1.79%) C++
4 2 (1.79%) Java
4 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (38.39%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.14%) Degree
5 7 (6.25%) ISEB
6 5 (4.46%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (4.46%) CISSP
7 4 (3.57%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.89%) CCA
10 1 (0.89%) CEH
10 1 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.89%) IIBA
10 1 (0.89%) MCDST
10 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.89%) PMP
10 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.46%) XenApp
4 4 (3.57%) vSphere
5 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.68%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (22.32%) SCCM
2 9 (8.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (7.14%) BladeLogic
4 7 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (5.36%) WSUS
6 5 (4.46%) AppDNA
7 4 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.89%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 32 (28.57%) Oracle
2 15 (13.39%) HP
3 14 (12.50%) Citrix
4 9 (8.04%) Remedy
4 9 (8.04%) VMware
5 6 (5.36%) Apple
5 6 (5.36%) Cisco
5 6 (5.36%) Intel Security
6 5 (4.46%) Lumension
6 5 (4.46%) SAP
7 4 (3.57%) BMC
8 3 (2.68%) IBM
8 3 (2.68%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.79%) Compaq
9 2 (1.79%) Infovista
9 2 (1.79%) Symantec
10 1 (0.89%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.89%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.89%) Forcepoint
Central London / West End
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
West End
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £11.17 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago