The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 140 109
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.067% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.34% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
West Midlands median daily rate - £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
England median daily rate £475 £375 £315
% change year-on-year +26.66% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £11.00
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 388 591 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 18.83% 19.71% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 715 631
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
10th Percentile £133 £123 £135
90th Percentile £558 £513 £450
England median daily rate £413 £400 £361
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 123 190
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.41 £10.00
90th Percentile £20.00 £37.10 £27.25
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Vista as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Vista in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Vista in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) VMware