The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.29% 12.22% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.12% 66.67% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 0
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£200 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.38 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
43 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.94% 18.33% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 3
Average daily rate £225 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
2 18 (36.00%) Windows XP
3 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (22.00%) MS Office
6 10 (20.00%) Citrix
7 9 (18.00%) SCCM
8 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (14.00%) VMware
8 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.00%) UNIX
10 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
11 4 (8.00%) Linux
11 4 (8.00%) ITIL
11 4 (8.00%) DNS
11 4 (8.00%) Cisco
11 4 (8.00%) HP
11 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.00%) PDA
11 4 (8.00%) Windows Vista
11 4 (8.00%) Acronis
11 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
12 3 (6.00%) Banking
12 3 (6.00%) Time Management
12 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
12 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
12 3 (6.00%) Finance
12 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) Lync
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) WAN
2 3 (6.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) DSL
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (2.00%) MGCP
4 1 (2.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (6.00%) Banking
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Desktop Support
2 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) IT Support
4 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) VMWare Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) PDA
2 2 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) IVR
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
2 18 (36.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.00%) UNIX
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (8.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Windows NT
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.00%) ITIL
1 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (6.00%) Time Management
2 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.00%) Migration
3 2 (4.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (2.00%) DevOps
4 1 (2.00%) Line Management
4 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.00%) Change Control
4 1 (2.00%) Logistics
4 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) MCSE
2 2 (4.00%) CCNA
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) MCITP
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) Citrix
3 7 (14.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco
4 4 (8.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) Acronis
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) Unisys
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
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