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 3 months to 25 April 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 14 1
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 21 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 9.92% 9.33% 26.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.98% 55.26% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 33
Median daily rate £300 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.53% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.63% +1.66%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 38 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 20.25% 16.89% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 45
Median daily rate £368 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.53% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Windows.

1 29 (48.33%) Windows Server
2 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (26.67%) VMware
5 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 13 (21.67%) Linux
6 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
8 11 (18.33%) NetApp
8 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
9 9 (15.00%) Citrix
9 9 (15.00%) SOA
9 9 (15.00%) Firewall
9 9 (15.00%) NAS
9 9 (15.00%) Performance Management
10 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 8 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (13.33%) ITIL
10 8 (13.33%) Oracle
10 8 (13.33%) Middleware
11 7 (11.67%) SCCM
11 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

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 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.33%) Drupal
6 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.67%) Confluence
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.67%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Firewall
1 9 (15.00%) NAS
2 5 (8.33%) LAN
2 5 (8.33%) WAN
3 4 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (5.00%) SAN
5 2 (3.33%) DHCP
5 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.67%) Intranet
6 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.67%) Network Security
6 1 (1.67%) VLAN
6 1 (1.67%) VoIP
6 1 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Moq
2 1 (1.67%) MSTest
2 1 (1.67%) NUnit
2 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (13.33%) Analyst
1 8 (13.33%) DBA
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.33%) Administrator
4 5 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (5.00%) Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Support
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (5.00%) NetApp Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Middleware
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (5.00%) JSP
2 3 (5.00%) SOAP
2 3 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.33%) Behat
3 2 (3.33%) XSLT
4 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) LINQ
4 1 (1.67%) Ninject
4 1 (1.67%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.67%) iPad
3 1 (1.67%) iPhone
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows Server
2 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.67%) Linux
5 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.00%) SUSE
8 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
9 4 (6.67%) Solaris
9 4 (6.67%) Unix
10 3 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (3.33%) Android
11 2 (3.33%) HPUX
11 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.67%) AIX
12 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Performance Management
1 9 (15.00%) SOA
2 8 (13.33%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) Project Management
3 5 (8.33%) Service Management
4 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.00%) ITSM
5 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.00%) Release Management
6 2 (3.33%) API Testing
6 2 (3.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (3.33%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.33%) Server Building
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) PHP
3 2 (3.33%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.67%) CCIE
2 1 (1.67%) CCNA
2 1 (1.67%) CCNP
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) GxP
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 7 (11.67%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) Nessus
4 1 (1.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) VMware
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.33%) NetApp
3 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix
5 8 (13.33%) Oracle
6 5 (8.33%) F5
6 5 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (5.00%) Google
8 2 (3.33%) Cisco
9 1 (1.67%) Acronis
9 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.67%) Lumension
9 1 (1.67%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire
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