Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 52 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 13.72% 14.18% 15.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.77% 67.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 40
Liverpool median daily rate £185 £363 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.10% +18.37% +67.81%
10th Percentile £110 £164 £128
90th Percentile £400 £450 £477
Merseyside median daily rate £185 £375 £316
% change year-on-year -50.80% +18.58% +78.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 23
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.00 £17.93 £18.45
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.75 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.06% +6.67% +11.11%

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 87 87 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 22.96% 20.91% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 58
Liverpool median daily rate £352 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.13% +7.14% +66.67%
10th Percentile £120 £206 £143
90th Percentile £538 £550 £493
Merseyside median daily rate £352 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -7.67% +8.93% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 25
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.00 £17.93 £40.00
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.38 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.41% +6.67% +11.11%

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 16 January 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 16 January 2018, 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 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 28 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 21 (40.38%) Windows 10
3 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 15 (28.85%) Windows 7
5 14 (26.92%) SCCM
6 12 (23.08%) Facilities Management
7 11 (21.15%) Citrix
7 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (17.31%) Apple
8 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
9 8 (15.38%) Android
9 8 (15.38%) XenApp
9 8 (15.38%) Google
9 8 (15.38%) Migration
9 8 (15.38%) VMware
10 7 (13.46%) Smartphone
10 7 (13.46%) JIRA
10 7 (13.46%) DNS
10 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
10 7 (13.46%) Office 365
10 7 (13.46%) Google Drive
11 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
11 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
11 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
11 6 (11.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V

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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Google Drive
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) G Suite
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) DNS
2 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) NetScaler
2 5 (9.62%) SAN
3 4 (7.69%) DHCP
3 4 (7.69%) SSL
4 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
4 3 (5.77%) Wireless
5 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 2 (3.85%) Network Security
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.85%) VLAN
5 2 (3.85%) VoIP
5 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.92%) NAS
6 1 (1.92%) PABX
6 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 6 (11.54%) Banking
1 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Publishing
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
1 10 (19.23%) Support Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Desktop Support
4 6 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (11.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Smartphone
2 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.77%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows 10
2 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.85%) Windows 7
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
6 8 (15.38%) Android
7 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.77%) Unix
10 2 (3.85%) Linux
10 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Facilities Management
2 8 (15.38%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL
3 5 (9.62%) Service Management
4 4 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.77%) Time Management
6 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.85%) Break/Fix
6 2 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.85%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.85%) Runbook
6 2 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (1.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (1.92%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (1.92%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.92%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.38%) XenApp
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) AppDNA
3 3 (5.77%) EdgeSight
3 3 (5.77%) WSUS
4 2 (3.85%) Nagios
4 2 (3.85%) SCOM
4 2 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.92%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Citrix
3 9 (17.31%) Apple
4 8 (15.38%) Google
4 8 (15.38%) VMware
5 5 (9.62%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) Ivanti
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.85%) Veeam
8 1 (1.92%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.92%) CA
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) Meraki
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle
8 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft