Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 August 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 > Manchester
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 69 91
Rank change year-on-year +25 +22 +34
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 121 95 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.32% 2.90% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.17% 15.30% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 37 21
Manchester median daily rate £200 £160 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -54.93% -52.67%
10th Percentile £113 £94 £214
90th Percentile £439 £385 £544
North West median daily rate £156 £200 £300
% change year-on-year -22.22% -33.33% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 4
Manchester median hourly rate £13.66 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.43% +8.93% -
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.00 £12.30
90th Percentile £17.62 £30.61 £18.59
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 600 621 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.44% 18.94% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 369 310
Manchester median daily rate £420 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £141 £150 £163
90th Percentile £584 £563 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 42
Manchester median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.71% +32.26% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.04 £10.78
90th Percentile £18.06 £38.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £15.50 £15.38 £15.75
% change year-on-year +0.81% -2.38% +16.67%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Manchester

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 10 in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Manchester

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Manchester

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Manchester

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
Rochdale - 13 £310 -
Salford +9 7 £178 - 4
Stockport +8 2 £150 -6.25% 7
Bolton - 1 £90 - 2
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (51.24%) Windows 7
3 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
4 43 (35.54%) SCCM
5 41 (33.88%) Active Directory
6 37 (30.58%) Office 365
7 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (15.70%) Migration
9 18 (14.88%) Citrix
10 17 (14.05%) Windows Server
11 14 (11.57%) ITIL
12 13 (10.74%) Finance
12 13 (10.74%) Skype
13 12 (9.92%) Android
13 12 (9.92%) SLA
14 11 (9.09%) MS Exchange
15 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
15 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Intune
15 10 (8.26%) Public Sector
16 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
16 9 (7.44%) Application Packaging
16 9 (7.44%) Retail
17 8 (6.61%) Apple
17 8 (6.61%) Skype for Business
17 8 (6.61%) Azure
17 8 (6.61%) AirWatch
17 8 (6.61%) Mobile Device Management
17 8 (6.61%) Driving Licence
18 7 (5.79%) Time Management
18 7 (5.79%) Windows XP

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.61%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.58%) Office 365
2 8 (6.61%) Azure
3 6 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.31%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.65%) G Suite
6 1 (0.83%) AWS
6 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) Skype
2 7 (5.79%) VoIP
3 6 (4.96%) DNS
4 5 (4.13%) DHCP
4 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.31%) IPsec
5 4 (3.31%) VPN
6 3 (2.48%) Intranet
6 3 (2.48%) LAN
6 3 (2.48%) WAN
6 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.65%) Firewall
7 2 (1.65%) PABX
7 2 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) MS Access
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.65%) MSI
General
1 13 (10.74%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Public Sector
3 9 (7.44%) Retail
4 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.13%) Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.31%) Advertising
7 3 (2.48%) Electronics
7 3 (2.48%) Legal
7 3 (2.48%) Marketing
8 2 (1.65%) Law
8 2 (1.65%) Local Government
9 1 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (13.22%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (10.74%) Deployment Engineer
2 13 (10.74%) Desktop Engineer
2 13 (10.74%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.92%) Desktop Support
4 11 (9.09%) Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (8.26%) Consultant
6 9 (7.44%) Rollout Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Applications Packager
7 8 (6.61%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) IT Support
8 7 (5.79%) Windows Deployment Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.13%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.13%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.31%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.31%) Smartcard
4 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.48%) NHS
5 2 (1.65%) iPhone
5 2 (1.65%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) Life Science
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (51.24%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.05%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.92%) Android
5 7 (5.79%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.96%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.13%) Windows Phone
8 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.83%) Linux
11 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) Migration
2 14 (11.57%) ITIL
3 9 (7.44%) Application Packaging
4 8 (6.61%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (5.79%) Time Management
6 6 (4.96%) Identity Management
6 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.96%) Service Management
7 5 (4.13%) Break/Fix
7 5 (4.13%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (4.13%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (3.31%) System Testing
8 4 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.31%) Workshop Facilitation
9 3 (2.48%) Application Virtualisation
9 3 (2.48%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (2.48%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.48%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.48%) SQL
3 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.65%) VB
3 2 (1.65%) VBScript
4 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.48%) DBS Check
2 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) MOS
4 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) MCDST
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (33.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.48%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (35.54%) SCCM
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (6.61%) AirWatch
4 5 (4.13%) PaperCut
5 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.88%) Citrix
3 8 (6.61%) Apple
4 5 (4.13%) SAP
5 4 (3.31%) Dell
5 4 (3.31%) Ivanti
5 4 (3.31%) VMware
6 3 (2.48%) HP
6 3 (2.48%) iManage
6 3 (2.48%) Sophos
7 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.83%) Altiris
8 1 (0.83%) Avaya
8 1 (0.83%) Hummingbird
8 1 (0.83%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.83%) Lotus
8 1 (0.83%) McAfee
8 1 (0.83%) NetApp
8 1 (0.83%) Twitter