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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.93% 19.23% 19.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.46% 92.59% 53.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 18
Average daily rate
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£220 £150 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -38.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £108 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £351 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.87 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +7.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £10.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £13.75 £12.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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
69 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.26% 20.77% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 38
Average daily rate £215 £150 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -51.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £100 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +13.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £12.49 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 52 (53.61%) Microsoft
2 31 (31.96%) Windows 7
3 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
4 26 (26.80%) Citrix
4 26 (26.80%) VMware
5 22 (22.68%) MS Office
5 22 (22.68%) Windows XP
6 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
8 15 (15.46%) DNS
9 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (13.40%) IIS
11 12 (12.37%) DHCP
11 12 (12.37%) HTTP
12 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
12 11 (11.34%) SQL
12 11 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (10.31%) SCCM
13 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
13 10 (10.31%) .NET
13 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
13 10 (10.31%) Web Services
13 10 (10.31%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (9.28%) XML
14 9 (9.28%) XQuery
14 9 (9.28%) WCF
14 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (9.28%) XPath
14 9 (9.28%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (13.40%) IIS
2 10 (10.31%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (8.25%) MQSeries
4 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.06%) Lync
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.06%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (22.68%) MS Office
2 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.09%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) DNS
2 12 (12.37%) DHCP
2 12 (12.37%) HTTP
3 8 (8.25%) LAN
3 8 (8.25%) WAN
3 8 (8.25%) Firewall
4 7 (7.22%) SAN
5 5 (5.15%) Wireless
6 4 (4.12%) HSRP
6 4 (4.12%) GLBP
6 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.12%) VLAN
6 4 (4.12%) VoIP
6 4 (4.12%) VPN
6 4 (4.12%) IPsec
6 4 (4.12%) BGP
6 4 (4.12%) EIGRP
6 4 (4.12%) OSPF
7 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.03%) MSI
3 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.09%) Automotive
3 2 (2.06%) Legal
3 2 (2.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (30.93%) Analyst
2 19 (19.59%) Support Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) Desktop Support
4 15 (15.46%) Administrator
5 10 (10.31%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) BizTalk Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) IT Support
9 6 (6.19%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Consultant
10 5 (5.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Desktop Administrator
11 4 (4.12%) Citrix Administrator
11 4 (4.12%) Network Consultant
11 4 (4.12%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
1 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
1 10 (10.31%) Web Services
2 9 (9.28%) XML
2 9 (9.28%) WCF
2 9 (9.28%) REST
3 8 (8.25%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.06%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.03%) HTML
5 1 (1.03%) CSS
5 1 (1.03%) Google Maps API
5 1 (1.03%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Thin Client
1 5 (5.15%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.12%) Clustering
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) NHS
4 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.96%) Windows 7
2 22 (22.68%) Windows XP
3 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.28%) Windows 8
6 8 (8.25%) Linux
7 6 (6.19%) VMS
8 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.15%) Android
9 4 (4.12%) OpenVMS
9 4 (4.12%) UNIX
10 3 (3.09%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.25%) Web Application Development
1 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Management
1 8 (8.25%) Release Management
1 8 (8.25%) ITIL
1 8 (8.25%) Migration
2 7 (7.22%) SOA
2 7 (7.22%) OOP
2 7 (7.22%) OO
2 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.12%) Network Architecture
4 4 (4.12%) Network Management
4 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.09%) Service Management
5 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.06%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (2.06%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) XQuery
2 9 (9.28%) XPath
3 8 (8.25%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) AWK
4 1 (1.03%) C++
4 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) PHP
4 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) MCP
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.22%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.03%) CCNA
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.15%) XenApp
4 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.12%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.12%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) WSUS
3 2 (2.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.06%) SCOM
4 1 (1.03%) MOM
4 1 (1.03%) Netcool
4 1 (1.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.03%) OpenView
4 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 52 (53.61%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.80%) Citrix
2 26 (26.80%) VMware
3 7 (7.22%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) Google
5 4 (4.12%) Remedy
6 3 (3.09%) EMC
6 3 (3.09%) Apple
7 2 (2.06%) BMC
7 2 (2.06%) HP
7 2 (2.06%) McAfee
8 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) Avaya
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.03%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.03%) F5
8 1 (1.03%) Facebook
8 1 (1.03%) Twitter
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