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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 41 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.91% 16.54% 13.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.93% 72.41% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 14
Average daily rate
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£200 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.88% -36.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
57 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.84% 22.83% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 15
Average daily rate £241 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.77 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.24% -36.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.92%) Windows 7
3 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 18 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 14 (22.22%) Citrix
6 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 12 (19.05%) IIS
7 12 (19.05%) MS Office
8 11 (17.46%) HTTP
8 11 (17.46%) VMware
9 10 (15.87%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (15.87%) .NET
9 10 (15.87%) Web Services
9 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
10 9 (14.29%) XML
10 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 9 (14.29%) XQuery
10 9 (14.29%) DNS
10 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 9 (14.29%) WCF
10 9 (14.29%) Release Management
10 9 (14.29%) XPath
10 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (14.29%) REST
11 8 (12.70%) Web Application Development
11 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (19.05%) IIS
2 10 (15.87%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (12.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Office
2 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) HTTP
2 9 (14.29%) DNS
3 7 (11.11%) DHCP
4 5 (7.94%) WAN
5 4 (6.35%) LAN
6 3 (4.76%) Internet
6 3 (4.76%) Firewall
7 2 (3.17%) DMZ
7 2 (3.17%) SAN
7 2 (3.17%) SMTP
7 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.17%) FTP
7 2 (3.17%) SSL
7 2 (3.17%) SMS
8 1 (1.59%) BGP
8 1 (1.59%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.59%) MGCP
8 1 (1.59%) H.323
8 1 (1.59%) OSPF
8 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.94%) Automotive
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) BizTalk Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Support Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.94%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) IT Support
6 4 (6.35%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
1 10 (15.87%) Web Services
2 9 (14.29%) XML
2 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (14.29%) WCF
2 9 (14.29%) REST
3 8 (12.70%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) iPad
4 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.59%) IVR
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) PDA
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows 7
2 18 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 6 (9.52%) VMS
8 5 (7.94%) Linux
9 4 (6.35%) UNIX
10 3 (4.76%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.59%) OpenVMS
11 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Release Management
2 8 (12.70%) Web Application Development
3 7 (11.11%) OOP
3 7 (11.11%) OO
3 7 (11.11%) SOA
3 7 (11.11%) ITIL
3 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.52%) Migration
5 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.76%) High Availability
7 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.17%) Workflow
9 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) XQuery
1 9 (14.29%) XPath
2 8 (12.70%) C#
3 7 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) AWK
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MCP
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.17%) DFS Replication
4 2 (3.17%) Firmware
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.59%) XenApp
5 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) SCOM
2 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
2 2 (3.17%) WSUS
2 2 (3.17%) OpenView
3 1 (1.59%) MOM
3 1 (1.59%) Netcool
3 1 (1.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.22%) Citrix
3 11 (17.46%) VMware
4 5 (7.94%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) Remedy
5 3 (4.76%) Dell
6 2 (3.17%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco
7 1 (1.59%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.59%) AppSense
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) Adobe
7 1 (1.59%) BMC
7 1 (1.59%) Motorola
7 1 (1.59%) Lotus
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) Acronis
7 1 (1.59%) Computacenter
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