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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 5 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.38% 9.72% 16.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.26% 68.57% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 12
Median daily rate £350 £411 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +119.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £185 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +1.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
54 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.96% 14.17% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 17
Median daily rate £350 £413 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +106.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £185 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 (46.55%) Windows Server
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
4 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (27.59%) VMware
6 15 (25.86%) Linux
7 12 (20.69%) SQL
7 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 12 (20.69%) Citrix
8 10 (17.24%) Unix
9 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
9 9 (15.52%) Oracle
9 9 (15.52%) ITIL
9 9 (15.52%) Finance
9 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
9 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
9 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (13.79%) XenApp
10 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
10 8 (13.79%) Firewall
10 8 (13.79%) MS Office
10 8 (13.79%) NetApp
10 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
10 8 (13.79%) Sun
11 7 (12.07%) LAN
11 7 (12.07%) WAN
11 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (12.07%) 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 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.17%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) Drupal
6 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.17%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) G Suite
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) LAN
2 7 (12.07%) NAS
2 7 (12.07%) WAN
3 4 (6.90%) Internet
3 4 (6.90%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) DHCP
4 3 (5.17%) DNS
4 3 (5.17%) VoIP
4 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.45%) SNMP
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.17%) Informix
6 3 (5.17%) MySQL
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) DBA
2 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Applications Support
4 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) SQL DBA
5 5 (8.62%) Sun Support
6 4 (6.90%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) NetApp Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.17%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) PMO Lead
8 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Middleware
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (5.17%) ODBC
3 2 (3.45%) Behat
3 2 (3.45%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) Statistics
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) IVR
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Windows Server
2 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (25.86%) Linux
4 10 (17.24%) Unix
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
8 6 (10.34%) Solaris
9 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
10 3 (5.17%) Android
10 3 (5.17%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (5.17%) SUSE
10 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.45%) Mac OS
11 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.72%) AIX
12 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL
2 6 (10.34%) ITIL V3
2 6 (10.34%) Release Management
2 6 (10.34%) SOA
3 5 (8.62%) CRM
3 5 (8.62%) Investment Management
3 5 (8.62%) Performance Management
3 5 (8.62%) Practice Management
4 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.90%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (6.90%) Project Management
5 3 (5.17%) Change Control
5 3 (5.17%) ITSM
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.17%) Server Building
5 3 (5.17%) Service Management
5 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.45%) Change Management
6 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) C#
3 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 2 (3.45%) VBScript
4 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) GxP
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) XenApp
3 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 12 (20.69%) Citrix
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle
5 8 (13.79%) NetApp
5 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 8 (13.79%) Sun
6 5 (8.62%) Google
7 4 (6.90%) F5
8 3 (5.17%) IDERA
8 3 (5.17%) SAP
9 2 (3.45%) Apple
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco
9 2 (3.45%) iManage
10 1 (1.72%) Acronis
10 1 (1.72%) HP
10 1 (1.72%) Remedy
10 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.72%) Sourcefire
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