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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.92% 21.93% 19.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.78% 72.46% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 9
Median daily rate £325 £220 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £150 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £333 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Median hourly rate £12.75 £13.25 £11.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.81% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £16.04 £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
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
45 69 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.18% 30.26% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 10
Median daily rate £325 £215 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Median hourly rate £12.49 £13.00 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +4.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
4 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (22.03%) JIRA
6 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (22.03%) Finance
7 11 (18.64%) Citrix
7 11 (18.64%) Linux
8 10 (16.95%) Migration
8 10 (16.95%) Banking
9 9 (15.25%) VMware
9 9 (15.25%) Windows XP
9 9 (15.25%) WAN
9 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
10 8 (13.56%) SAN
10 8 (13.56%) Java
10 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
11 7 (11.86%) Apache Hive
11 7 (11.86%) MapReduce
11 7 (11.86%) Hadoop
11 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
12 6 (10.17%) ITIL
12 6 (10.17%) SQL
12 6 (10.17%) HP
12 6 (10.17%) Confluence
12 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
12 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Management

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 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Confluence
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.78%) SAS
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.08%) IIS
4 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.39%) Apache
5 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) IaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.08%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.08%) GitHub
2 3 (5.08%) PaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Route 53
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) WAN
2 8 (13.56%) SAN
3 6 (10.17%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (8.47%) Intranet
4 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.78%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
6 3 (5.08%) OpenVPN
6 3 (5.08%) VPN
6 3 (5.08%) Wireless
7 2 (3.39%) Firewall
7 2 (3.39%) HTTP
7 2 (3.39%) NAS
7 2 (3.39%) SMTP
8 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.69%) MRTG
8 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.69%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.69%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Apache Hive
1 7 (11.86%) Hadoop
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Big Data
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.08%) DataStax
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (3.39%) MS Access
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.69%) GIS
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) JIRA
2 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.47%) Subversion
4 4 (6.78%) Bugzilla
4 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.78%) Hudson
5 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.08%) GitLab
6 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Local Government
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Server Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Field Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) IT Support
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
1 4 (6.78%) HTML
1 4 (6.78%) HTML5
1 4 (6.78%) Spring
1 4 (6.78%) Struts
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.78%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.78%) NHS
4 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.08%) EPoS
4 3 (5.08%) iPad
4 3 (5.08%) Wiki
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 2 (3.39%) Handset
6 1 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.69%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.69%) HACMP
6 1 (1.69%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.69%) LPAR
6 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
2 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (18.64%) Linux
6 9 (15.25%) Windows XP
7 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.47%) Unix
9 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.69%) AIX
11 1 (1.69%) CentOS
11 1 (1.69%) Debian
11 1 (1.69%) HPUX
11 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.69%) Solaris
11 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.69%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Migration
2 7 (11.86%) MapReduce
3 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (10.17%) ITIL
4 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.78%) RAD
5 4 (6.78%) Time Management
6 3 (5.08%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.39%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.69%) CRM
8 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.69%) Release Management
8 1 (1.69%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) Java
2 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) Ruby
5 3 (5.08%) Scala
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) Korn
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCDST
4 1 (1.69%) CFCE
4 1 (1.69%) EnCE
4 1 (1.69%) GCFA
4 1 (1.69%) GCFE
4 1 (1.69%) GIAC
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.78%) HDFS
3 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) Squid
4 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.08%) XenApp
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.69%) iptables
6 1 (1.69%) KVM
6 1 (1.69%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Puppet
1 5 (8.47%) SCOM
2 4 (6.78%) Nagios
2 4 (6.78%) SCCM
3 3 (5.08%) EdgeSight
3 3 (5.08%) Nessus
3 3 (5.08%) Oozie
3 3 (5.08%) Rundeck
3 3 (5.08%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) Cacti
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.69%) EnCase
4 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.69%) Legato
4 1 (1.69%) OpenNebula
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Citrix
3 9 (15.25%) VMware
4 6 (10.17%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle
6 3 (5.08%) AppDynamics
6 3 (5.08%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) Endeca
6 3 (5.08%) Hortonworks
6 3 (5.08%) Qualys
7 2 (3.39%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.39%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.69%) IBM
8 1 (1.69%) OpenText
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Remedy
8 1 (1.69%) SimCorp
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