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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 40 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.00% 9.76% 14.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.47% 54.90% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 10
Median daily rate £375 £319 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +96.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £156 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £448 £289
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.71 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £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
53 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.50% 17.77% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 15
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
4 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
6 17 (26.15%) VMware
7 13 (20.00%) SQL
7 13 (20.00%) Linux
8 12 (18.46%) Citrix
9 10 (15.38%) Firewall
9 10 (15.38%) ITIL
10 9 (13.85%) Oracle
10 9 (13.85%) Unix
10 9 (13.85%) Finance
10 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
10 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
10 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (12.31%) XenApp
11 8 (12.31%) CRM
11 8 (12.31%) MS Office
11 8 (12.31%) Sun
11 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
12 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
12 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
13 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
13 6 (9.23%) ITIL V3
13 6 (9.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.62%) Apache
5 3 (4.62%) IIS
6 2 (3.08%) Drupal
6 2 (3.08%) SAS
7 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.62%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.08%) G Suite
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) DHCP
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) Internet
2 6 (9.23%) LAN
3 5 (7.69%) WAN
4 4 (6.15%) NAS
5 3 (4.62%) MPLS
5 3 (4.62%) SAN
5 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.62%) VoIP
5 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.08%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.08%) DSL
6 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.08%) Network Security
6 2 (3.08%) SNMP
6 2 (3.08%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (3.08%) VLAN
6 2 (3.08%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.62%) Informix
6 3 (4.62%) MySQL
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.54%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Selenium
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Analyst
1 12 (18.46%) DBA
2 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Applications Support
3 6 (9.23%) SQL DBA
4 5 (7.69%) Sun Support
4 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.08%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Middleware
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (4.62%) ODBC
3 2 (3.08%) Behat
3 2 (3.08%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Statistics
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.08%) IVR
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) HACMP
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (20.00%) Linux
4 9 (13.85%) Unix
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.15%) Solaris
7 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.62%) Android
9 2 (3.08%) AIX
9 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.08%) SUSE
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) CRM
3 6 (9.23%) ITIL V3
3 6 (9.23%) Release Management
3 6 (9.23%) SOA
4 5 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 5 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 5 (7.69%) Practice Management
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.15%) ITSM
5 4 (6.15%) Project Management
5 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.62%) Change Control
6 3 (4.62%) Migration
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.08%) Service Management
7 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.15%) PHP
4 3 (4.62%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) CCIE
2 1 (1.54%) CCNA
2 1 (1.54%) CCNP
2 1 (1.54%) CFCE
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) EnCE
2 1 (1.54%) GCFA
2 1 (1.54%) GCFE
2 1 (1.54%) GIAC
2 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) XenApp
3 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.15%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (4.62%) SCCM
4 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.08%) vMotion
5 1 (1.54%) EnCase
5 1 (1.54%) Nagios
5 1 (1.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.15%) VMware
3 12 (18.46%) Citrix
4 9 (13.85%) Oracle
5 8 (12.31%) Sun
6 5 (7.69%) Google
6 5 (7.69%) NetApp
6 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco
7 3 (4.62%) HP
7 3 (4.62%) IDERA
7 3 (4.62%) iManage
7 3 (4.62%) SAP
8 2 (3.08%) Apple
8 2 (3.08%) Dell
8 2 (3.08%) F5
8 2 (3.08%) NETGEAR
8 2 (3.08%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.54%) Sourcefire