Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 53 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +67
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 10 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.44% 1.87% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.63% 9.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Lancashire median daily rate £145 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.87% - -
North West median daily rate £175 £225 £229
% change year-on-year -22.22% -1.53% -46.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £15.25 - -
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £13.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.50% -13.28% -

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 131 102 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 18.85% 19.03% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 61 91
Lancashire median daily rate £550 £433 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.17% -1.70% +17.33%
10th Percentile £159 £275 £325
90th Percentile £688 £553 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 18
Lancashire median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% -42.12% -1.58%
10th Percentile £12.67 £13.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.30 £136.75 £44.45
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +4.92% -3.17% -1.56%

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 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 20 May 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
Preston -6 4 £145 +5.45%
Blackburn - 2 £167 -
Darwen - 2 £167 -
Fleetwood - 2 £114 -
Morecambe - 1 - -
Burnley - 1 - -
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence

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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) VMware