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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 34 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.18% 17.17% 17.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.34% 60.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 14
Median daily rate £375 £181 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £134 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £336 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Median hourly rate £13.25 £14.25 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.05 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £14.45 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
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
47 85 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.22% 28.62% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 22
Median daily rate £400 £200 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £14.50 £15.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (20.37%) Migration
7 11 (20.37%) VMware
8 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 8 (14.81%) Linux
9 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
9 8 (14.81%) Firewall
10 7 (12.96%) Finance
10 7 (12.96%) NHS
10 7 (12.96%) Banking
10 7 (12.96%) Unix
10 7 (12.96%) Citrix
10 7 (12.96%) SAN
10 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (11.11%) Java
11 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.11%) SAS
11 6 (11.11%) WAN
11 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
11 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
12 5 (9.26%) DHCP
12 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
12 5 (9.26%) DNS
12 5 (9.26%) Puppet

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 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) SAS
4 4 (7.41%) Confluence
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
5 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.70%) Apache
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.85%) CMS
7 1 (1.85%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.56%) GitHub
2 3 (5.56%) Route 53
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Firewall
2 7 (12.96%) SAN
3 6 (11.11%) WAN
4 5 (9.26%) DHCP
4 5 (9.26%) DNS
5 4 (7.41%) Intranet
5 4 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (7.41%) tcpdump
5 4 (7.41%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.56%) Internet
6 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.56%) LAN
6 3 (5.56%) MPLS
6 3 (5.56%) Network Security
6 3 (5.56%) OpenVPN
6 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.70%) DSL
7 2 (3.70%) HTTP
7 2 (3.70%) SMTP
7 2 (3.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) GIS
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.56%) DataStax
3 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (3.70%) MS Access
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.56%) GitLab
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.96%) Banking
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Incident Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) NHS
2 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) HACMP
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.85%) EPoS
6 1 (1.85%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.85%) LPAR
6 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.81%) Linux
5 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
6 7 (12.96%) Unix
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.70%) AIX
8 2 (3.70%) HPUX
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) CentOS
9 1 (1.85%) Debian
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Migration
2 4 (7.41%) CRM
2 4 (7.41%) Digital Forensics
2 4 (7.41%) Information Security
2 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.56%) ERP
3 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL
3 3 (5.56%) MapReduce
3 3 (5.56%) Web Development
4 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.70%) ITSM
4 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.70%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.85%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (1.85%) DevOps
5 1 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) Java
1 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.41%) PHP
3 4 (7.41%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) Ruby
4 3 (5.56%) Scala
4 3 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) Korn
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) CFCE
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
1 4 (7.41%) EnCE
1 4 (7.41%) GCFA
1 4 (7.41%) GCFE
1 4 (7.41%) GIAC
2 1 (1.85%) CCIE
2 1 (1.85%) CCNA
2 1 (1.85%) CCNP
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.56%) Squid
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.70%) vSphere
5 2 (3.70%) XenApp
6 1 (1.85%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.85%) iptables
6 1 (1.85%) KVM
6 1 (1.85%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.85%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) EnCase
3 3 (5.56%) Nessus
3 3 (5.56%) Oozie
3 3 (5.56%) Rundeck
3 3 (5.56%) SCOM
4 2 (3.70%) Nagios
4 2 (3.70%) vMotion
5 1 (1.85%) Ansible
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.85%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.85%) Legato
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) OpenNebula
5 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.85%) SCSM
5 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) ArcSight
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) Rapid7
4 4 (7.41%) Splunk
5 3 (5.56%) AppDynamics
5 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) Endeca
5 3 (5.56%) Hortonworks
5 3 (5.56%) HP
5 3 (5.56%) Qualys
6 2 (3.70%) Dell
6 2 (3.70%) iManage
6 2 (3.70%) NETGEAR
6 2 (3.70%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.85%) SimCorp