Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows 10 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 10 over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 10
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 79 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 - -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 46 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.46% 1.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.49% 5.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 0
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
North West median daily rate £275 £310 £240
% change year-on-year -11.29% +29.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 -

Windows 10 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 236 287 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.76% 20.84% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 182 255
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £185 £177 £213
90th Percentile £543 £600 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 54
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.18 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.32% -16.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.53
90th Percentile £17.68 £22.05 £32.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +16.20% -7.18% +7.73%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Cheshire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 10 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Cheshire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Cheshire

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Cheshire

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +18 13 - -
Warrington +16 12 £338 -50.00% 3
Chester +13 8 £192 -4.00% 1
Wilmslow - 2 £97 -
Knutsford -15 1 £388 -
Daresbury - 1 - -
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 10 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Windows 7
3 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.09%) Apple
5 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
6 9 (19.57%) Time Management
7 8 (17.39%) Office 365
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.04%) Android
9 6 (13.04%) SCCM
9 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
10 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
10 5 (10.87%) ITIL
10 5 (10.87%) Migration
11 4 (8.70%) ITSM
11 4 (8.70%) Oracle
11 4 (8.70%) VMware
11 4 (8.70%) Skype
12 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
12 3 (6.52%) Mobile Development
12 3 (6.52%) Break/Fix
12 3 (6.52%) Subversion
12 3 (6.52%) Mercurial
12 3 (6.52%) vSphere
12 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
12 3 (6.52%) NAS
12 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
12 3 (6.52%) SQL

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.35%) WordPress
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Skype
2 3 (6.52%) NAS
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Clusterpoint
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.52%) Mercurial
1 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.35%) Banking
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Desktop Support
1 19 (41.30%) Support Engineer
2 18 (39.13%) Desktop Engineer
3 16 (34.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) IT Support
5 3 (6.52%) Junior
6 2 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Break Fix Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.17%) PDA
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.04%) Android
3 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.52%) Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Time Management
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) ITSM
4 3 (6.52%) Break/Fix
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile Development
4 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) Product Management
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.17%) Data Management
6 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.17%) Network Design
6 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) CCDP
2 1 (2.17%) CCIE
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) CCNP
2 1 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.17%) CIPD
2 1 (2.17%) CISM
2 1 (2.17%) CISSP
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) vSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Firmware
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Apple
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) AppSense
5 2 (4.35%) Dell
5 2 (4.35%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Meraki
6 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec