The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.50% 17.31% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.31% 61.64% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 7
Median daily rate £400 £200 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £134 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £310 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +30.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £17.42 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +3.33%
Windows
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 73 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.14% 28.08% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 15
Median daily rate £400 £208 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.77% -35.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £348 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £18.46 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Liverpool region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Liverpool region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Windows.

1 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (18.33%) Finance
6 11 (18.33%) Migration
6 11 (18.33%) Linux
6 11 (18.33%) JIRA
7 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 10 (16.67%) VMware
7 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 9 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (15.00%) SAN
8 9 (15.00%) Banking
9 8 (13.33%) Citrix
9 8 (13.33%) WAN
10 7 (11.67%) Java
10 7 (11.67%) Unix
10 7 (11.67%) NHS
10 7 (11.67%) Degree
10 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
10 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
10 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (10.00%) Apache Hive
11 6 (10.00%) MapReduce
11 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
11 6 (10.00%) Confluence
11 6 (10.00%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.00%) Confluence
4 4 (6.67%) SAS
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Pig
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (5.00%) IIS
5 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.33%) Apache
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.67%) CMS
7 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (6.67%) IaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.00%) GitHub
2 3 (5.00%) PaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Route 53
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) SAN
2 8 (13.33%) WAN
3 6 (10.00%) Firewall
3 6 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (8.33%) Intranet
5 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.67%) tcpdump
5 4 (6.67%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.00%) DHCP
6 3 (5.00%) DNS
6 3 (5.00%) OpenVPN
7 2 (3.33%) HTTP
7 2 (3.33%) LAN
7 2 (3.33%) NAS
7 2 (3.33%) SMTP
7 2 (3.33%) VPN
7 2 (3.33%) Wireless
8 1 (1.67%) SSH
8 1 (1.67%) VLAN
8 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) GIS
4 3 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.00%) Big Data
4 3 (5.00%) DataStax
4 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (3.33%) MS Access
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) JIRA
2 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.67%) Subversion
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.00%) GitLab
4 3 (5.00%) Hudson
5 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Server Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) Field Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support
7 4 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Incident Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
1 3 (5.00%) HTML5
1 3 (5.00%) Spring
1 3 (5.00%) Struts
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.67%) NHS
3 6 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (5.00%) Wiki
7 2 (3.33%) EPoS
7 2 (3.33%) HACMP
8 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.67%) Clustering
8 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.67%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.67%) Handset
8 1 (1.67%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.67%) iPad
8 1 (1.67%) LPAR
8 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.33%) Linux
5 9 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (11.67%) Unix
7 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.33%) AIX
8 2 (3.33%) HPUX
9 1 (1.67%) CentOS
9 1 (1.67%) Debian
9 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Migration
2 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.67%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (6.67%) Information Security
4 4 (6.67%) ITIL
4 4 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (5.00%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) RAD
5 3 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.67%) Escalation Management
7 1 (1.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) Python
3 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) Ruby
4 3 (5.00%) Scala
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) Korn
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) CFCE
2 4 (6.67%) EnCE
2 4 (6.67%) GCFA
2 4 (6.67%) GCFE
2 4 (6.67%) GIAC
3 1 (1.67%) CCIE
3 1 (1.67%) CCNA
3 1 (1.67%) CCNP
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) MCDST
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.00%) HDFS
3 3 (5.00%) Squid
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) XenApp
4 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.67%) iptables
5 1 (1.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.67%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Puppet
1 5 (8.33%) SCOM
2 4 (6.67%) EnCase
2 4 (6.67%) Nagios
2 4 (6.67%) SCCM
3 3 (5.00%) EdgeSight
3 3 (5.00%) Nessus
3 3 (5.00%) Oozie
3 3 (5.00%) Rundeck
3 3 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) Cacti
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.67%) Legato
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) OpenNebula
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) VMware
3 8 (13.33%) Citrix
4 5 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 4 (6.67%) Rapid7
5 4 (6.67%) Splunk
6 3 (5.00%) AppDynamics
6 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.00%) Endeca
6 3 (5.00%) Hortonworks
6 3 (5.00%) Qualys
7 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.33%) NetApp
8 1 (1.67%) iManage
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) Remedy
8 1 (1.67%) Veeam