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 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 9 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.34% 14.41% 21.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.37% 75.00% 65.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 19
Median daily rate £338 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £179 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%

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
57 44 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.95% 19.21% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 31
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £474 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.59% +11.29%

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 March 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 1 March 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 28 (45.16%) Windows Server
2 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
4 17 (27.42%) VMware
4 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (25.81%) Linux
5 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
6 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
7 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
8 11 (17.74%) Oracle
8 11 (17.74%) SQL
8 11 (17.74%) ITIL
8 11 (17.74%) NetApp
8 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
9 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
10 9 (14.52%) NAS
10 9 (14.52%) Citrix
10 9 (14.52%) SOA
11 8 (12.90%) Unix
11 8 (12.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (12.90%) Middleware
11 8 (12.90%) Firewall
11 8 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (12.90%) Finance
11 8 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
11 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.90%) 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 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.23%) Drupal
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.84%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) NAS
2 8 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
3 4 (6.45%) WAN
4 3 (4.84%) Internet
4 3 (4.84%) SAN
5 2 (3.23%) DHCP
5 2 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.61%) Intranet
6 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.61%) VLAN
6 1 (1.61%) VoIP
6 1 (1.61%) VPN
6 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.84%) Informix
4 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) DBA
2 8 (12.90%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.06%) Administrator
4 5 (8.06%) Applications Support
4 5 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (6.45%) SQL DBA
5 4 (6.45%) Sun Support
5 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (4.84%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Support
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (4.84%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Middleware
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (4.84%) ODBC
2 3 (4.84%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) Behat
3 2 (3.23%) XSLT
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.61%) iPhone
3 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Windows Server
2 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (25.81%) Linux
4 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
7 8 (12.90%) Unix
8 6 (9.68%) SUSE
8 6 (9.68%) Windows 10
9 4 (6.45%) Solaris
10 3 (4.84%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (3.23%) Android
11 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) SOA
3 7 (11.29%) Performance Management
4 5 (8.06%) ITIL V3
4 5 (8.06%) Release Management
5 4 (6.45%) CRM
5 4 (6.45%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (6.45%) Investment Management
5 4 (6.45%) Practice Management
5 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.84%) Statistics
7 2 (3.23%) API Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (3.23%) Functional Testing
7 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) Java
4 2 (3.23%) PHP
4 2 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) PMO
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) GxP
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.06%) XenApp
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 6 (9.68%) SCCM
4 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.61%) Ansible
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.42%) VMware
3 11 (17.74%) NetApp
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
4 9 (14.52%) Citrix
5 5 (8.06%) Sun
6 4 (6.45%) F5
6 4 (6.45%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) Google
7 3 (4.84%) IDERA
7 3 (4.84%) SAP
8 1 (1.61%) Acronis
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco
8 1 (1.61%) iManage
8 1 (1.61%) Remedy
8 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire