Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 10 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 56 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 13.90% 14.29% 15.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.68% 58.95% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 43
Liverpool median daily rate £338 £190 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.63% -49.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £121 £111 £157
90th Percentile £546 £410 £490
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £187 £375
% change year-on-year +73.56% -50.07% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Liverpool median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75% +8.47%
10th Percentile £13.55 £12.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £18.45 £16.00 £17.45
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.17
% change year-on-year +11.54% -14.30% +1.13%

Windows 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 Liverpool with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 74 95 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 18.36% 24.23% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 55 56
Liverpool median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -4.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £126 £116 £173
90th Percentile £550 £545 £506
Merseyside median daily rate £356 £361 £381
% change year-on-year -1.38% -5.25% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Liverpool median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.55 £12.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £18.45 £16.00 £17.45
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.17
% change year-on-year +11.54% -14.30% +1.13%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Liverpool

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Liverpool

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Liverpool

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Windows.

1 29 (51.79%) Windows Server
2 22 (39.29%) Office 365
2 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 21 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
6 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (19.64%) Finance
8 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
9 9 (16.07%) SQL
9 9 (16.07%) ITIL
10 7 (12.50%) GxP
10 7 (12.50%) Acronis
10 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (10.71%) Release Management
11 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (10.71%) Linux
11 6 (10.71%) Citrix
11 6 (10.71%) Service Management
12 5 (8.93%) ITSM
12 5 (8.93%) Migration
12 5 (8.93%) VMware
12 5 (8.93%) SOAP
12 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (8.93%) DNS
12 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
12 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
12 5 (8.93%) SCCM
12 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (39.29%) Office 365
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) DNS
2 4 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) BGP
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) LAN
4 2 (3.57%) MPLS
4 2 (3.57%) SAN
4 2 (3.57%) VLAN
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) ATM
5 1 (1.79%) NAS
5 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.79%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Informix
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) Maven
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Publishing
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
1 13 (23.21%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) SOAP
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) LINQ
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.79%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows Server
2 21 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.71%) Linux
6 4 (7.14%) HPUX
6 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.57%) Unix
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (10.71%) Release Management
2 6 (10.71%) Service Management
3 5 (8.93%) ITSM
3 5 (8.93%) Migration
3 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
4 4 (7.14%) DevOps
5 3 (5.36%) B2C
5 3 (5.36%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.57%) B2B
6 2 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.57%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.57%) Open Source
6 2 (3.57%) Privileged Identity Management
6 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) C#
2 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) Perl
3 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) MCITP
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) MCTS
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) MCDST
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) MCSA
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) GxP
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.79%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) Terraform
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) OpenView
4 1 (1.79%) OVSD
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Acronis
3 6 (10.71%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) Lotus
7 2 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) BMC
8 1 (1.79%) Brocade
8 1 (1.79%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.79%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.79%) Virgin Media