Period
to 20 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 736 783 743
Rank change year-on-year +47 -40 -198
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 106 122 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.50% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 58 80
UK median daily rate £400 £363 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +85.90% +11.43%
10th Percentile £280 £135 £108
90th Percentile £500 £579 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £426 £285
% change year-on-year -11.87% +49.30% +72.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 30
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.04% +0.03% +9.51%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.00 £8.95
90th Percentile £18.08 £28.00 £19.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%

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 19676 24589 24681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.66% 22.34% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12415 15458 14290
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.88%
10th Percentile £195 £210 £181
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1323 1946
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.10% +1.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.10% +2.26%

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 July 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 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Vista in the UK

Windows Vista
Top 12 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 July 2017. 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 +50 106 £400 +6.67% 18
UK excluding London +68 85 £375 -11.87% 18
South East +57 53 £470 -6.00% 4
London +20 20 £469 +29.31%
East of England +2 20 £330 +18.92% 6
Midlands +17 6 £363 +31.82% 3
East Midlands -2 5 £500 -
North of England +55 4 - - 4
Yorkshire +33 3 - -
South West -1 2 £120 -14.29% 1
West Midlands +25 1 £225 -18.18% 3
North West +24 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (53.77%) Active Directory
3 54 (50.94%) Security Cleared
4 38 (35.85%) SC Cleared
5 36 (33.96%) SCCM
6 34 (32.08%) Microsoft
7 31 (29.25%) ITIL
8 27 (25.47%) DV Cleared
9 26 (24.53%) Oracle
9 26 (24.53%) Microsoft Office
9 26 (24.53%) MSI
10 24 (22.64%) VMware
10 24 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (21.70%) HP
12 20 (18.87%) Hadoop
13 19 (17.92%) SQL
14 18 (16.98%) Firewall
14 18 (16.98%) Windows 7
14 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
15 17 (16.04%) Citrix
16 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (15.09%) PRINCE2
17 15 (14.15%) Windows XP
17 15 (14.15%) Hyper-V
18 14 (13.21%) SCOM
18 14 (13.21%) Application Packaging

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 13 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.72%) Apache
2 5 (4.72%) IIS
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.83%) GroupWise
4 2 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.89%) Confluence
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (9.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Office 365
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) Firewall
2 10 (9.43%) NAS
2 10 (9.43%) SAN
3 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.72%) Wireless
5 4 (3.77%) Internet
5 4 (3.77%) LAN
6 3 (2.83%) ADSL
6 3 (2.83%) DHCP
6 3 (2.83%) VPN
6 3 (2.83%) WAN
7 2 (1.89%) DNS
7 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.94%) 3G
8 1 (0.94%) Intranet
8 1 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) Hadoop
2 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.32%) Big Data
3 12 (11.32%) DB2
4 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (8.49%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (24.53%) MSI
2 2 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.77%) Publishing
3 3 (2.83%) Automotive
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Front Office
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Local Government
5 1 (0.94%) Billing
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Analyst
2 21 (19.81%) Architect
3 16 (15.09%) Service Analyst
3 16 (15.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (13.21%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Technical Architect
6 11 (10.38%) Test Manager
7 10 (9.43%) Desktop Support
8 8 (7.55%) Data Business Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Data Insight Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Insight Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Insight Data Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.66%) Applications Architect
10 6 (5.66%) Consultant
11 5 (4.72%) CRM Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) CRM Business Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) Senior Insight Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.32%) Mainframe
3 10 (9.43%) Clustering
4 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.55%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.72%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.89%) Handset
7 2 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (16.98%) Windows 7
2 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (14.15%) Windows XP
5 13 (12.26%) Windows Server
6 10 (9.43%) Solaris
7 9 (8.49%) Windows 10
8 8 (7.55%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.77%) Unix
10 4 (3.77%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.83%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) ITIL
2 18 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.09%) PRINCE2
5 14 (13.21%) Application Packaging
6 13 (12.26%) Business Analysis
7 12 (11.32%) Analytics
7 12 (11.32%) CRM
7 12 (11.32%) Customer Analytics
7 12 (11.32%) Data Analysis
7 12 (11.32%) Data Analytics
8 11 (10.38%) Release Management
9 10 (9.43%) DevOps
10 9 (8.49%) Campaign Management
10 9 (8.49%) Information Security
10 9 (8.49%) Migration
10 9 (8.49%) Use Case
11 8 (7.55%) Defect Management
11 8 (7.55%) Mathematics
12 7 (6.60%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.92%) SQL
2 10 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (50.94%) Security Cleared
2 38 (35.85%) SC Cleared
3 27 (25.47%) DV Cleared
4 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (10.38%) MCSE
6 9 (8.49%) ISEB
6 9 (8.49%) MCITP
7 8 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (7.55%) Degree
8 7 (6.60%) CCNA
8 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (5.66%) CCSP
9 6 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.77%) MCP
11 3 (2.83%) HNC
11 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.89%) CBAP
12 2 (1.89%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.89%) IIBA
12 2 (1.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 57 (53.77%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.15%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.77%) XenApp
6 3 (2.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (2.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (33.96%) SCCM
2 14 (13.21%) SCOM
3 13 (12.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (11.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.77%) AppDNA
7 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.89%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.94%) OpenView
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.94%) OVSD
Vendors
1 34 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.53%) Oracle
3 24 (22.64%) VMware
4 23 (21.70%) HP
5 17 (16.04%) Citrix
6 10 (9.43%) StorageTek
6 10 (9.43%) Sun
7 8 (7.55%) Lumension
7 8 (7.55%) McAfee
8 6 (5.66%) Apple
9 5 (4.72%) Compaq
10 4 (3.77%) Cisco
10 4 (3.77%) Infovista
11 3 (2.83%) Dell
11 3 (2.83%) Nortel
11 3 (2.83%) Novell
11 3 (2.83%) SAP
12 2 (1.89%) BMC
12 2 (1.89%) Symantec
13 1 (0.94%) Kaspersky
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