Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 26 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 +27 +33
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 56 77 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.32% 5.86% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.95% 23.48% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 16
Cheshire median daily rate £138 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% -33.33% -38.46%
10th Percentile £100 £100 £96
90th Percentile £281 £469 £412
North West median daily rate £160 £188 £300
% change year-on-year -14.67% -37.50% -40.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 38 9
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +34.62% +18.18%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £18.75 £20.13 £15.20
North West median hourly rate £15.21 £17.41 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.62% +33.92% +18.18%

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 187 328 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.11% 24.94% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 198 178
Cheshire median daily rate £315 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.59% -2.78% -11.76%
10th Percentile £113 £204 £172
90th Percentile £449 £488 £538
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 50 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.18 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.54% +34.62% -3.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.95 £11.00
90th Percentile £19.98 £20.13 £23.00
North West median hourly rate £15.61 £17.41 £17.43
% change year-on-year -10.35% -0.11% +21.55%

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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
Crewe +13 21 £106 +6.25%
Warrington +10 19 £225 +5.88% 3
Chester +10 6 £188 -53.79% 2
Knutsford +15 3 - -
Widnes - 1 - - 1
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 10 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (55.36%) Windows 7
3 24 (42.86%) Office 365
4 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 19 (33.93%) SCCM
6 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (23.21%) ITIL
9 13 (23.21%) McAfee
10 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 10 (17.86%) Migration
12 9 (16.07%) Service Management
12 9 (16.07%) Change Management
12 9 (16.07%) MCP
12 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
12 9 (16.07%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
13 8 (14.29%) Problem Management
13 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 8 (14.29%) IBM Notes
13 8 (14.29%) Lotus
13 8 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (12.50%) SLA
14 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 6 (10.71%) GNVQ
16 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
16 5 (8.93%) Break/Fix
17 4 (7.14%) Active Listening
17 4 (7.14%) Remote Desktop

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 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
1 4 (7.14%) Intranet
1 4 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (7.14%) VPN
2 3 (5.36%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) Skype
2 3 (5.36%) VoIP
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.79%) RFID
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Local Government
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Service Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Rollout Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.14%) IT Technician
6 4 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) IT Support
7 3 (5.36%) Rollout Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.79%) AS400
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (55.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.36%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Migration
3 9 (16.07%) Change Management
3 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
3 9 (16.07%) Service Management
4 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 8 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 8 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) Break/Fix
6 4 (7.14%) Active Listening
7 3 (5.36%) Application Packaging
7 3 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.57%) Logistics
8 2 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.57%) Project Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.79%) Application Rationalisation
9 1 (1.79%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (1.79%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) MCP
2 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) GNVQ
4 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CCDA
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
6 1 (1.79%) CCNP
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CISSP
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) SCCM
2 9 (16.07%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) CASB
4 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) McAfee
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.29%) Lotus
4 4 (7.14%) Avaya
5 2 (3.57%) Apple
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.79%) Samsung
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec
6 1 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Wyse