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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 64 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.39% 21.77% 14.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.85% 68.09% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 12
Median daily rate £363 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £135 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £16.84 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.39% -3.57%
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
33 94 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.60% 31.97% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 18
Median daily rate £375 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
3 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (31.15%) Windows Server
4 13 (21.31%) VMware
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
6 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
7 9 (14.75%) CRM
7 9 (14.75%) ITIL
7 9 (14.75%) Linux
8 8 (13.11%) Unix
8 8 (13.11%) MS Office
8 8 (13.11%) WAN
8 8 (13.11%) Sun
8 8 (13.11%) Firewall
8 8 (13.11%) Finance
9 7 (11.48%) Citrix
9 7 (11.48%) NHS
9 7 (11.48%) Internet
9 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
9 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
9 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (9.84%) ITIL V3
10 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
10 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
10 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
10 6 (9.84%) Release 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 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) SAS
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.92%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.92%) GitHub
3 3 (4.92%) Route 53
4 2 (3.28%) Google Apps
4 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Firewall
1 8 (13.11%) WAN
2 7 (11.48%) Internet
3 6 (9.84%) DHCP
3 6 (9.84%) DNS
3 6 (9.84%) SAN
4 5 (8.20%) LAN
4 5 (8.20%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (6.56%) Intranet
5 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.56%) tcpdump
5 4 (6.56%) Wireshark
6 3 (4.92%) MPLS
6 3 (4.92%) NAS
6 3 (4.92%) Network Security
6 3 (4.92%) OpenVPN
6 3 (4.92%) SNMP
6 3 (4.92%) VoIP
6 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.28%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (6.56%) GIS
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.92%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.92%) DataStax
4 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.92%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) JIRA
2 3 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.92%) GitLab
2 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Analyst
2 6 (9.84%) Applications Support
2 6 (9.84%) Architect
2 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
2 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Sun Support
4 4 (6.56%) Administrator
4 4 (6.56%) Incident Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Security Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.92%) DBA
5 3 (4.92%) Field Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) ODBC
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) NHS
2 6 (9.84%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.28%) HACMP
5 2 (3.28%) IVR
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (3.28%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) EPoS
6 1 (1.64%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.64%) LPAR
6 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows Server
1 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
4 9 (14.75%) Linux
5 8 (13.11%) Unix
6 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.92%) AIX
8 3 (4.92%) Solaris
9 2 (3.28%) Android
9 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.28%) HPUX
9 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) CRM
1 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) ITIL V3
2 6 (9.84%) Migration
2 6 (9.84%) Release Management
3 5 (8.20%) Investment Management
3 5 (8.20%) ITSM
3 5 (8.20%) Practice Management
4 4 (6.56%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (6.56%) Information Security
4 4 (6.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (4.92%) ERP
5 3 (4.92%) MapReduce
5 3 (4.92%) Web Development
6 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) Java
1 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
1 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PHP
2 3 (4.92%) Python
2 3 (4.92%) Ruby
2 3 (4.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) CFCE
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
1 4 (6.56%) EnCE
1 4 (6.56%) GCFA
1 4 (6.56%) GCFE
1 4 (6.56%) GIAC
1 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) CCIE
2 1 (1.64%) CCNA
2 1 (1.64%) CCNP
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.56%) vSphere
4 3 (4.92%) XenApp
5 2 (3.28%) Squid
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.64%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) EnCase
2 3 (4.92%) Nessus
2 3 (4.92%) Oozie
2 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Rundeck
3 2 (3.28%) vMotion
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.64%) Legato
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) Sun
4 7 (11.48%) Citrix
5 4 (6.56%) ArcSight
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle
5 4 (6.56%) Rapid7
5 4 (6.56%) Splunk
6 3 (4.92%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.92%) Endeca
6 3 (4.92%) Hortonworks
6 3 (4.92%) iManage
6 3 (4.92%) Qualys
6 3 (4.92%) SAP
7 2 (3.28%) Apple
7 2 (3.28%) Dell
7 2 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago