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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.71% 19.74% 15.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.47% 65.59% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 12
Median daily rate £349 £215 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.20% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £129 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.34 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £64.50 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
34 93 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.32% 30.10% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 22
Median daily rate £400 £215 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.34 £14.50 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (21.15%) VMware
7 9 (17.31%) Migration
7 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
8 8 (15.38%) Linux
8 8 (15.38%) Firewall
9 7 (13.46%) Unix
9 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
9 7 (13.46%) WAN
9 7 (13.46%) NHS
9 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
10 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
10 6 (11.54%) Citrix
10 6 (11.54%) DHCP
10 6 (11.54%) DNS
10 6 (11.54%) Java
10 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
11 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.62%) MS Office
11 5 (9.62%) SAS
11 5 (9.62%) CRM
11 5 (9.62%) SAN
11 5 (9.62%) Internet
11 5 (9.62%) PowerShell

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 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) SAS
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.77%) Confluence
4 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.77%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (5.77%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.77%) GitHub
2 3 (5.77%) Route 53
3 2 (3.85%) Google Apps
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) WAN
3 6 (11.54%) DHCP
3 6 (11.54%) DNS
4 5 (9.62%) Internet
4 5 (9.62%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (9.62%) SAN
5 4 (7.69%) Intranet
5 4 (7.69%) LAN
5 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.69%) tcpdump
5 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.77%) MPLS
6 3 (5.77%) Network Security
6 3 (5.77%) OpenVPN
6 3 (5.77%) SNMP
6 3 (5.77%) VoIP
7 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.85%) VRRP
7 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) GIS
3 3 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.77%) DataStax
3 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.77%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (3.85%) MS Access
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
2 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.77%) GitLab
2 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) NHS
2 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.77%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.85%) HACMP
5 2 (3.85%) IVR
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (3.85%) Statistics
6 1 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) EPoS
6 1 (1.92%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.92%) LPAR
6 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
2 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
5 8 (15.38%) Linux
6 7 (13.46%) Unix
7 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.77%) Solaris
8 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.85%) AIX
9 2 (3.85%) Android
9 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.85%) HPUX
9 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Migration
2 5 (9.62%) CRM
3 4 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
3 4 (7.69%) Information Security
3 4 (7.69%) ITSM
3 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (5.77%) ERP
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL
4 3 (5.77%) MapReduce
4 3 (5.77%) Web Development
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.85%) Change Control
5 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.85%) SIEM
5 2 (3.85%) Software Licensing
5 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Java
1 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.77%) PHP
3 3 (5.77%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) Ruby
3 3 (5.77%) Scala
4 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) CFCE
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
1 4 (7.69%) EnCE
1 4 (7.69%) GCFA
1 4 (7.69%) GCFE
1 4 (7.69%) GIAC
1 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) CCIE
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.77%) XenApp
4 2 (3.85%) Squid
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.92%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) EnCase
2 3 (5.77%) Nessus
2 3 (5.77%) Oozie
2 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) Rundeck
3 2 (3.85%) vMotion
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.92%) Legato
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) SCCM
4 1 (1.92%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) Citrix
4 4 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Rapid7
4 4 (7.69%) Splunk
5 3 (5.77%) AppDynamics
5 3 (5.77%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) Endeca
5 3 (5.77%) Hortonworks
5 3 (5.77%) Qualys
5 3 (5.77%) Sun
6 2 (3.85%) Apple
6 2 (3.85%) Google
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) iManage
6 2 (3.85%) NETGEAR
6 2 (3.85%) SonicWALL