Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 829 763 749
Rank change year-on-year -66 -14 -52
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 42 116 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 50 63
UK median daily rate £200 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.85% +10.83% +41.18%
10th Percentile £117 £115 £136
90th Percentile £493 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £470 £288
% change year-on-year -57.45% +63.48% +59.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 24
UK median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% -9.15% -4.70%
10th Percentile £11.46 £10.68 £12.01
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.45 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year +2.00% -6.98% -2.27%

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 20,840 20,896 20,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.93% 20.78% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,021 13,341 12,840
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £160 £168 £193
90th Percentile £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,342 1,280 1,286
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +6.06% -2.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.53 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -3.03%

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 24 January 2019.

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 10 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 24 January 2019. 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
UK excluding London -76 37 £200 -57.45% 6
England -57 35 £225 -33.82% 8
Yorkshire -5 17 - -
North of England -9 17 - -
South East -40 12 £200 -57.45% 2
East of England +6 4 £375 +81.82% 1
Scotland -2 3 £150 - 1
London +19 1 - - 3
East Midlands +10 1 - - 1
Midlands -16 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Windows 7
3 23 (54.76%) Windows XP
3 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
4 21 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (42.86%) MCP
6 17 (40.48%) Internet
7 15 (35.71%) Windows 2000
8 14 (33.33%) MCSE
8 14 (33.33%) MCSA
8 14 (33.33%) HNC
8 14 (33.33%) Unix
8 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
11 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
12 10 (23.81%) Windows 8
13 9 (21.43%) HP
14 8 (19.05%) DHCP
14 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (16.67%) Firewall
15 7 (16.67%) DNS
16 6 (14.29%) Oracle
16 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 6 (14.29%) VMware
16 6 (14.29%) MSI
16 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
16 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Internet
2 8 (19.05%) DHCP
3 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 7 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (11.90%) SAN
4 5 (11.90%) VPN
5 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.14%) LAN
6 3 (7.14%) WAN
7 2 (4.76%) 802.11
7 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.76%) Skype
7 2 (4.76%) VoIP
8 1 (2.38%) Intranet
8 1 (2.38%) MPLS
8 1 (2.38%) NAS
8 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MSI
2 5 (11.90%) Toad
General
1 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support
6 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 2 (4.76%) DBA
7 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Clustering
1 3 (7.14%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) iPad
2 1 (2.38%) SCADA
2 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Windows 7
3 23 (54.76%) Windows XP
4 15 (35.71%) Windows 2000
5 14 (33.33%) Unix
6 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (23.81%) Windows 8
9 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.38%) Android
11 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) ITIL
1 5 (11.90%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (9.52%) Service Management
3 3 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (4.76%) CAPA
4 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
4 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.38%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (2.38%) ITSM
5 1 (2.38%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) MCP
2 14 (33.33%) HNC
2 14 (33.33%) MCSA
2 14 (33.33%) MCSE
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
4 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (9.52%) SCCM
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) HP
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Lumension
4 5 (11.90%) McAfee
5 3 (7.14%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.38%) BMC
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) Rockwell
6 1 (2.38%) Wonderware