The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 57 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.75% 9.55% 18.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.43% 57.63% 82.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 18
Median daily rate £375 £319 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +84.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £150 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £443 £289
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 12
Median hourly rate £17.13 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.73% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.37 £15.71 £24.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.03% 16.57% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 24
Median daily rate £375 £375 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Merseyside region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Merseyside region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +9 39 £375 +17.64% 10
Southport - 7 £425 - 1
Wirral - 5 £320 - 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows.

1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 37 (38.54%) Windows Server
3 30 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 28 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (28.13%) Active Directory
6 25 (26.04%) Linux
7 23 (23.96%) VMware
8 21 (21.88%) Unix
9 20 (20.83%) Firewall
10 19 (19.79%) SQL
11 18 (18.75%) MS Office
12 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 16 (16.67%) Finance
13 13 (13.54%) LAN
13 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
13 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.50%) PowerShell
14 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (12.50%) WAN
14 12 (12.50%) Citrix
14 12 (12.50%) Internet
15 11 (11.46%) IIS
15 11 (11.46%) ITIL
16 10 (10.42%) Oracle
16 10 (10.42%) XML
16 10 (10.42%) .NET
16 10 (10.42%) VoIP
16 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
16 10 (10.42%) Apple
16 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 11 (11.46%) IIS
2 9 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.17%) Apache
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.08%) Drupal
7 2 (2.08%) SAS
8 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Jetty
8 1 (1.04%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.04%) nginx
8 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) MS Office
2 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.13%) SAP BPC
3 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.08%) G Suite
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.04%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.83%) Firewall
2 13 (13.54%) LAN
3 12 (12.50%) Internet
3 12 (12.50%) WAN
4 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.42%) VoIP
5 8 (8.33%) DHCP
5 8 (8.33%) DNS
5 8 (8.33%) VPN
6 5 (5.21%) NAS
7 4 (4.17%) SAN
7 4 (4.17%) Wireless
8 3 (3.13%) Extranet
8 3 (3.13%) Intranet
8 3 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.13%) MPLS
8 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.08%) DSL
9 2 (2.08%) SNMP
9 2 (2.08%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.25%) MySQL
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.21%) Redis
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.13%) Informix
7 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.08%) GIS
9 1 (1.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 3 (3.13%) Subversion
2 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (2.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.04%) MSTest
4 1 (1.04%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Analyst
2 11 (11.46%) Support Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) DBA
4 9 (9.38%) Applications Support
4 9 (9.38%) Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Security Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) SQL DBA
8 5 (5.21%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Sun Support
8 5 (5.21%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) .NET
1 10 (10.42%) XML
2 8 (8.33%) ELK Stack
2 8 (8.33%) Web Services
3 6 (6.25%) jQuery
4 4 (4.17%) Middleware
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (4.17%) RESTful
5 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.13%) Autofac
5 3 (3.13%) JSON
5 3 (3.13%) ODBC
5 3 (3.13%) REST
5 3 (3.13%) SAML
5 3 (3.13%) SOAP
5 3 (3.13%) Spring
5 3 (3.13%) WF
5 3 (3.13%) XSD
5 3 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Cyber Attack
1 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
1 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.17%) Statistics
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.13%) User Experience
4 2 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.08%) IVR
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.04%) HACMP
5 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) Windows Server
2 28 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (26.04%) Linux
4 21 (21.88%) Unix
5 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.42%) Windows 7
6 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.17%) Solaris
10 3 (3.13%) Android
11 2 (2.08%) AIX
11 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.08%) SUSE
11 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.46%) ITIL
2 8 (8.33%) CRM
2 8 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.29%) Information Security
3 7 (7.29%) ITIL V3
3 7 (7.29%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (7.29%) Patch Management
3 7 (7.29%) Release Management
3 7 (7.29%) SIEM
3 7 (7.29%) SOA
3 7 (7.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (7.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (6.25%) Open Source
5 5 (5.21%) Case Management
5 5 (5.21%) Investment Management
5 5 (5.21%) Practice Management
5 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.17%) Migration
6 4 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.79%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.38%) C#
4 4 (4.17%) Java
4 4 (4.17%) PHP
4 4 (4.17%) Python
5 3 (3.13%) VBScript
6 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
1 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) CISSP
3 8 (8.33%) SANS
3 8 (8.33%) SSCP
4 7 (7.29%) Degree
5 2 (2.08%) CFCE
5 2 (2.08%) EnCE
5 2 (2.08%) GCFA
5 2 (2.08%) GCFE
5 2 (2.08%) GIAC
6 1 (1.04%) CCIE
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) CCNP
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.04%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.08%) QA
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.33%) vSphere
2 8 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.04%) vCloud
4 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) QRadar
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (5.21%) Kibana
3 5 (5.21%) logstash
4 4 (4.17%) SCCM
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (3.13%) RSA enVision
6 2 (2.08%) EnCase
6 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.08%) vMotion
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (1.04%) Puppet
7 1 (1.04%) SCSM
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.96%) VMware
3 12 (12.50%) Citrix
4 10 (10.42%) Apple
4 10 (10.42%) Oracle
4 10 (10.42%) Splunk
5 9 (9.38%) Google
5 9 (9.38%) Sun
6 8 (8.33%) IBM
7 7 (7.29%) LogRhythm
8 5 (5.21%) NetApp
8 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.17%) Cisco
10 3 (3.13%) HP
10 3 (3.13%) IDERA
10 3 (3.13%) iManage
10 3 (3.13%) Nintex
10 3 (3.13%) SAP
11 2 (2.08%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.08%) Rapid7
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