Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 19 December 2018 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 54 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 24 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.42% 0.22% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.46% 0.68% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Lancashire median daily rate £206 - £519
10th Percentile £127 - £441
90th Percentile £606 - £525
North West median daily rate £200 £275 £320
% change year-on-year -27.27% -14.06% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £13.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +33.92% - -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 166 147 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.65% 32.17% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 108 100
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £433 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.61% +5.49% +9.33%
10th Percentile £308 £307 £230
90th Percentile £713 £615 £553
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 11
Lancashire median hourly rate £14.25 £42.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.47% +16.44% -1.35%
10th Percentile £10.90 £36.91 £11.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +16.20% -9.09%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Lancashire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Lancashire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Lancashire

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Lancashire

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. 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
Preston - 17 £160 - 2
Blackburn - 3 £275 - 1
Blackpool -10 1 - -
Burnley - 1 - -
Lancaster - 1 - -
Morecambe - 1 - -
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 10 (41.67%) Office 365
6 8 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.83%) Citrix
9 4 (16.67%) LAN
9 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
10 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
10 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (12.50%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
10 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 3 (12.50%) WAN
10 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 3 (12.50%) ITIL
11 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (8.33%) Juniper
11 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
11 2 (8.33%) MCSE
11 2 (8.33%) MCSA
11 2 (8.33%) VPN
11 2 (8.33%) DNS

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) PBX
4 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) First Line Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) BYOD
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSA
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Nortel
6 1 (4.17%) SAP