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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 55 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.97% 17.14% 10.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.80% 69.77% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 11
Average daily rate
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£163 £200 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £136 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.20 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.90 £16.20 £20.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
89 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.08% 24.57% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 17
Average daily rate £164 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £134 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -47.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (51.30%) Microsoft
2 40 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 39 (33.91%) Citrix
4 38 (33.04%) VMware
5 35 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 26 (22.61%) MS Office
7 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (18.26%) DNS
9 20 (17.39%) ITIL
10 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
10 18 (15.65%) SQL
10 18 (15.65%) Migration
11 17 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (13.04%) XenApp
12 15 (13.04%) DHCP
13 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (12.17%) Windows XP
14 13 (11.30%) MCP
14 13 (11.30%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (10.43%) Windows 8
15 12 (10.43%) SCCM
16 11 (9.57%) Firewall
16 11 (9.57%) LAN
16 11 (9.57%) WAN
17 10 (8.70%) Linux
18 9 (7.83%) MS Exchange
18 9 (7.83%) Thin Client
18 9 (7.83%) Cisco
18 9 (7.83%) Fat Client

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (7.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.96%) IIS
3 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.61%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.74%) Lync
6 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.87%) SAS
7 1 (0.87%) CICS
7 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (22.61%) MS Office
2 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Google Apps
2 6 (5.22%) Office 365
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.26%) DNS
2 15 (13.04%) DHCP
3 11 (9.57%) LAN
3 11 (9.57%) WAN
3 11 (9.57%) Firewall
4 7 (6.09%) SAN
5 6 (5.22%) SSL
5 6 (5.22%) SMTP
5 6 (5.22%) FTP
5 6 (5.22%) HTTP
6 5 (4.35%) Wireless
7 4 (3.48%) IPsec
7 4 (3.48%) VLAN
7 4 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.48%) HSRP
7 4 (3.48%) GLBP
7 4 (3.48%) VPN
7 4 (3.48%) VoIP
7 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.61%) MySQL
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.87%) DB2
4 1 (0.87%) MS Access
4 1 (0.87%) Adabas
4 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.74%) Subversion
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.87%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.87%) MSI
General
1 7 (6.09%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.74%) Publishing
3 2 (1.74%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (26.96%) Analyst
2 24 (20.87%) Administrator
3 18 (15.65%) Support Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Desktop Support
5 13 (11.30%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 9 (7.83%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Citrix Administrator
8 7 (6.09%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Service Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Consultant
8 7 (6.09%) Desktop Administrator
9 6 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.22%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.35%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.48%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) .NET
2 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.48%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.87%) XML
4 1 (0.87%) XSLT
4 1 (0.87%) ISPF
4 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.87%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.87%) WPF
4 1 (0.87%) Google Maps API
4 1 (0.87%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.87%) HTML
4 1 (0.87%) CSS
4 1 (0.87%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Thin Client
1 9 (7.83%) Fat Client
2 8 (6.96%) Clustering
3 7 (6.09%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.61%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.87%) iPhone
7 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.78%) Windows 7
2 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (12.17%) Windows XP
5 12 (10.43%) Windows 8
6 10 (8.70%) Linux
7 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.09%) Apple iOS
8 7 (6.09%) Android
9 6 (5.22%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.61%) UNIX
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.61%) VMS
10 3 (2.61%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.87%) OS/390
11 1 (0.87%) zOS
11 1 (0.87%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.87%) MVS
11 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.39%) ITIL
2 18 (15.65%) Migration
3 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (6.09%) Patch Management
4 7 (6.09%) Data Analysis
5 4 (3.48%) Service Management
5 4 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.48%) Network Management
5 4 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.48%) Network Architecture
5 4 (3.48%) Server Building
6 3 (2.61%) ITSM
7 2 (1.74%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (1.74%) Change Management
7 2 (1.74%) Software Engineering
7 2 (1.74%) Web Development
7 2 (1.74%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (1.74%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.74%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.65%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) C#
3 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.87%) C++
4 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.87%) PHP
4 1 (0.87%) VBScript
4 1 (0.87%) VB
4 1 (0.87%) Embedded C++
4 1 (0.87%) Assembly Language
4 1 (0.87%) NATURAL
4 1 (0.87%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.30%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (11.30%) MCP
3 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.09%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.61%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.74%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (13.04%) XenApp
4 9 (7.83%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.96%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.09%) Terminal Services
6 7 (6.09%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (6.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.22%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.61%) Xen
9 2 (1.74%) vSphere
10 1 (0.87%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.87%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) SCOM
2 2 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.74%) SCSM
3 1 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (51.30%) Microsoft
2 39 (33.91%) Citrix
3 38 (33.04%) VMware
4 9 (7.83%) Cisco
5 8 (6.96%) Google
6 4 (3.48%) HP
6 4 (3.48%) Apple
7 3 (2.61%) Symantec
8 2 (1.74%) AppSense
8 2 (1.74%) EMC
8 2 (1.74%) McAfee
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle
9 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.87%) Avaya
9 1 (0.87%) BMC
9 1 (0.87%) Remedy
9 1 (0.87%) PlateSpin
9 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.87%) F5
9 1 (0.87%) Facebook
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