Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 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 10
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 85 144
Rank change year-on-year +37 +59 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 127 55 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.10% 1.94% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.94% 9.98% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 23
Manchester median daily rate £163 £338 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.85% -40.27% +50.67%
10th Percentile £95 £175 £111
90th Percentile £384 £544 £925
North West median daily rate £188 £300 £525
% change year-on-year -37.50% -42.86% +70.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 0
Manchester median hourly rate £17.41 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% - -
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £13.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +33.92% +18.18% -

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 637 551 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.56% 19.39% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 328 477
Manchester median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £127 £155 £205
90th Percentile £538 £544 £525
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 56 41
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £19.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.19% +27.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.21 £10.25
90th Percentile £32.00 £42.88 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £17.47 £14.34
% change year-on-year -0.31% +21.79% -6.03%

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 20 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 October 2018. 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
Salford +2 7 £176 +0.71% 1
Bolton - 5 £300 - 1
Stockport +8 3 £160 +33.33% 7
Oldham - 3 - - 1
Wigan 0 1 - - 1
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 126 (99.21%) Windows
2 79 (62.20%) Microsoft
3 57 (44.88%) Windows 7
4 46 (36.22%) Active Directory
5 33 (25.98%) NHS
6 29 (22.83%) SCCM
7 26 (20.47%) Office 365
8 23 (18.11%) Citrix
9 17 (13.39%) VMware
9 17 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (11.81%) Migration
11 15 (11.81%) Windows Server
12 13 (10.24%) MS Exchange
13 10 (7.87%) Windows XP
13 10 (7.87%) ITIL
14 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (6.30%) HP
15 8 (6.30%) MSI
16 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (5.51%) Hyper-V
16 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
16 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
17 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (4.72%) Patch Management
17 6 (4.72%) SQL
17 6 (4.72%) Retail
18 5 (3.94%) Application Packaging
18 5 (3.94%) CMDB

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 13 (10.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.94%) IBM Notes
2 5 (3.94%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.79%) Confluence
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.47%) Office 365
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.15%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) Skype
2 4 (3.15%) DNS
3 3 (2.36%) DHCP
3 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.36%) VPN
4 2 (1.57%) Firewall
4 2 (1.57%) LAN
4 2 (1.57%) WAN
5 1 (0.79%) ATM
5 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) MSI
2 3 (2.36%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.79%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.79%) Hudson
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) JMeter
4 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (4.72%) Retail
2 4 (3.15%) Law
3 2 (1.57%) Finance
3 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.57%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (25.98%) Windows Engineer
2 30 (23.62%) Rollout Engineer
2 30 (23.62%) Windows Rollout Engineer
3 17 (13.39%) Desktop Support
4 15 (11.81%) Analyst
5 12 (9.45%) Applications Packager
5 12 (9.45%) Deployment Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.72%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Active Directory Support
9 5 (3.94%) IT Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) COM
1 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.98%) NHS
2 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) CMDB
3 5 (3.94%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.94%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.79%) EPoS
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) Life Science
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 126 (99.21%) Windows
2 57 (44.88%) Windows 7
3 15 (11.81%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.87%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.15%) VMS
8 3 (2.36%) Android
8 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.57%) Linux
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (11.81%) Migration
3 10 (7.87%) ITIL
4 6 (4.72%) Patch Management
5 5 (3.94%) Application Packaging
5 5 (3.94%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (3.94%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.15%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (3.15%) ITSM
6 4 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (2.36%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (2.36%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.36%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.36%) Decision-Making
7 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.36%) Service Management
7 3 (2.36%) Software Licensing
7 3 (2.36%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.72%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) DBS Check
2 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) MCSE
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
1 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (36.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.51%) Hyper-V
2 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (3.94%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (3.94%) VMware NSX
3 5 (3.94%) vSphere
4 4 (3.15%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (22.83%) SCCM
2 5 (3.94%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.94%) vMotion
2 5 (3.94%) vRealize
3 3 (2.36%) ThinApp
3 3 (2.36%) WSUS
4 2 (1.57%) SCOM
4 2 (1.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.79%) Ansible
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.79%) Nessus
5 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (62.20%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.11%) Citrix
3 17 (13.39%) VMware
4 8 (6.30%) HP
5 5 (3.94%) Apple
5 5 (3.94%) Ivanti
5 5 (3.94%) Lotus
5 5 (3.94%) Xerox
6 3 (2.36%) Cisco
6 3 (2.36%) McAfee
7 2 (1.57%) Avaya
7 2 (1.57%) Lumension
8 1 (0.79%) Dell