Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 53 54 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 13.84% 10.23% 12.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.67% 50.00% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 24
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £255 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.06% -36.25% +77.78%
10th Percentile £120 £113 £188
90th Percentile £500 £422 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £260 £400
% change year-on-year +39.42% -35.00% +68.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 18
Liverpool median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% -5.45%
10th Percentile £13.44 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.19 £16.38 £14.77
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -7.14%

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 75 108 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 19.58% 20.45% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 71 50
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +60.00%
10th Percentile £123 £156 £258
90th Percentile £538 £513 £521
Merseyside median daily rate £369 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -1.67% -6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 18
Liverpool median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% -1.89%
10th Percentile £13.44 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.19 £16.38 £14.77
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -5.45%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.42%) Office 365
4 12 (22.64%) Citrix
4 12 (22.64%) SQL
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
5 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
6 9 (16.98%) Windows 10
7 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
7 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (15.09%) Linux
7 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
7 8 (15.09%) Migration
7 8 (15.09%) SCCM
8 7 (13.21%) NetBackup
8 7 (13.21%) Firewall
8 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (13.21%) ITIL
8 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
8 7 (13.21%) XenApp
8 7 (13.21%) NetScaler
9 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (11.32%) Finance
9 6 (11.32%) SCOM
10 5 (9.43%) Banking
10 5 (9.43%) Facilities Management
10 5 (9.43%) Clustering
10 5 (9.43%) Service Management
11 4 (7.55%) Project Management

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 4 (7.55%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Office 365
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) Serverless
3 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Firewall
1 7 (13.21%) NetScaler
1 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) DHCP
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) BGP
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (3.77%) MPLS
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.77%) VLAN
3 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.89%) FTP
4 1 (1.89%) HTTP
4 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.89%) SMTP
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.77%) Power BI
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
4 2 (3.77%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (13.21%) Analyst
1 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) Architect
2 6 (11.32%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Server Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Field Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) IT Support
6 2 (3.77%) IT Technician
6 2 (3.77%) Lotus Notes Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) NetBackup Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Cocoa
1 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.77%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) iPhone
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
2 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
3 9 (16.98%) Windows 10
4 8 (15.09%) Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Migration
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 5 (9.43%) Facilities Management
3 5 (9.43%) Service Management
4 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (7.55%) Project Management
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.66%) Application Packaging
5 3 (5.66%) Security Patching
6 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.77%) Coaching
6 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.77%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Time Management
6 2 (3.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.77%) C#
2 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.89%) VB
3 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) MCITP
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) MCTS
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) MCDST
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.21%) XenApp
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.77%) Docker
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) SCCM
2 7 (13.21%) NetBackup
3 6 (11.32%) SCOM
4 3 (5.66%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Ansible
5 2 (3.77%) DameWare
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Packer
5 2 (3.77%) Rancher
5 2 (3.77%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.77%) Terraform
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Citrix
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Veritas
4 3 (5.66%) Wyse
5 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.77%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.77%) Dell
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Lotus
5 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (1.89%) iManage
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee
6 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.89%) VMware