Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 754 772
Rank change year-on-year -88 +18 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 59 106 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 60
UK median daily rate £150 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +10.34% +85.90%
10th Percentile £104 £280 £135
90th Percentile £516 £500 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -61.87% -3.29% +38.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 26
UK median hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.97% +0.87%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.17 £11.63
90th Percentile £19.43 £18.08 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +28.57% -6.67%

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 21,422 19,824 24,594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.73% 20.66% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,394 12,501 15,478
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £180 £195 £210
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,462 1,149 1,311
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +2.10%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +4.07%

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 22 July 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 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Vista in the UK

Windows Vista
Top 13 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 22 July 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 -99 49 £225 -43.75% 9
UK excluding London -64 44 £143 -61.87% 8
East of England -4 11 £116 -64.77%
London -47 11 £340 -27.47% 1
Midlands -5 9 £475 +31.03%
North of England -17 9 £95 - 4
South East -64 9 £465 -1.06% 4
West Midlands -20 6 £475 +111.11%
Yorkshire -17 5 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £128 -
North West -14 4 £95 -
East Midlands +2 3 - -
Scotland - 1 £263 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
3 30 (50.85%) Windows 7
4 24 (40.68%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
5 23 (38.98%) Windows XP
6 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (23.73%) Windows 8
7 14 (23.73%) DHCP
7 14 (23.73%) DNS
7 14 (23.73%) Windows 10
8 13 (22.03%) ITIL
8 13 (22.03%) Unix
8 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (18.64%) SLA
11 10 (16.95%) HP
11 10 (16.95%) Internet
11 10 (16.95%) VMware
11 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
11 10 (16.95%) SCCM
11 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
12 9 (15.25%) VPN
13 8 (13.56%) MCP
13 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
13 8 (13.56%) Apple iOS
14 7 (11.86%) 802.1X
14 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003

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 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) CMS
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.39%) JBoss
4 2 (3.39%) Jetty
4 2 (3.39%) OpenCms
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.69%) GroupWise
Applications
1 24 (40.68%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) ION MarketView
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) G Suite
3 2 (3.39%) BrowserStack
3 2 (3.39%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) DHCP
1 14 (23.73%) DNS
2 10 (16.95%) Internet
3 9 (15.25%) VPN
4 7 (11.86%) 802.11
4 7 (11.86%) Firewall
4 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.39%) ADSL
6 2 (3.39%) Broadband
6 2 (3.39%) SMTP
6 2 (3.39%) Wireless
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.69%) LAN
7 1 (1.69%) SAN
7 1 (1.69%) Skype
7 1 (1.69%) VoIP
7 1 (1.69%) WAN
7 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) DB2
1 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.39%) MySQL
1 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MSI
2 3 (5.08%) Metasploit
3 2 (3.39%) Ant
3 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Gradle
3 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.39%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) JUnit
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
3 2 (3.39%) Mockito
3 2 (3.39%) Sahi
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (10.17%) Banking
2 4 (6.78%) Advertising
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Service Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Desktop Support
4 8 (13.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) IT Support
5 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Customer Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.39%) Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.39%) Ajax
2 2 (3.39%) Backbone.js
2 2 (3.39%) Ehcache
2 2 (3.39%) Guice
2 2 (3.39%) JAXB
2 2 (3.39%) JNDI
2 2 (3.39%) JPA
2 2 (3.39%) jQuery
2 2 (3.39%) JTA
2 2 (3.39%) JTS
2 2 (3.39%) OC4J
2 2 (3.39%) OpenLayers
2 2 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.39%) REST
2 2 (3.39%) RESTful
2 2 (3.39%) SAX
2 2 (3.39%) Spring
2 2 (3.39%) Stripes Framework
2 2 (3.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.78%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.69%) BYOD
4 1 (1.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (50.85%) Windows 7
3 23 (38.98%) Windows XP
4 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (23.73%) Windows 10
5 14 (23.73%) Windows 8
6 13 (22.03%) Unix
6 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.56%) Apple iOS
8 7 (11.86%) Windows 2000
8 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
8 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (8.47%) Android
9 5 (8.47%) Linux
9 5 (8.47%) Mac OS
10 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
10 3 (5.08%) Solaris
10 3 (5.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
2 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.86%) Information Security
5 6 (10.17%) CRM
6 5 (8.47%) Statistics
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.08%) Computer Security
8 3 (5.08%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (5.08%) Disk Encryption
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.08%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
8 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) VB
4 2 (3.39%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) Java 8
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) MCP
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.86%) MCSE
4 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) HNC
4 5 (8.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) MCSA
6 3 (5.08%) CCNA
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.69%) GCFA
7 1 (1.69%) GCFE
7 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) COBIT
2 3 (5.08%) FISMA
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (5.08%) NIST 800
3 2 (3.39%) QA
4 1 (1.69%) GPG13
System Software
1 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.08%) AirWatch
3 3 (5.08%) EnCase
3 3 (5.08%) FTK
3 3 (5.08%) Nessus
3 3 (5.08%) Nmap
4 2 (3.39%) CSIRT
4 2 (3.39%) SafeCom
4 2 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.69%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.69%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) HP
2 10 (16.95%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Dell
3 6 (10.17%) McAfee
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) Google
4 5 (8.47%) Lumension
5 4 (6.78%) Apple
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) Remedy
5 4 (6.78%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.08%) Bloomberg
6 3 (5.08%) Fujitsu
6 3 (5.08%) Reuters
7 2 (3.39%) IBM
7 2 (3.39%) New Relic
7 2 (3.39%) Roku
7 2 (3.39%) Symantec
8 1 (1.69%) Compaq