Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 78 135
Rank change year-on-year +38 +57 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 157 62 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.94% 2.14% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.19% 11.29% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 32 14
Manchester median daily rate £175 £248 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.29% +30.26% -20.83%
10th Percentile £110 £128 £101
90th Percentile £401 £600 £329
North West median daily rate £200 £275 £310
% change year-on-year -27.27% -11.29% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 0
Manchester median hourly rate £17.71 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.15% - -
North West median hourly rate £17.42 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +34.00% - -

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 677 549 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.30% 18.97% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 341 501
Manchester median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £131 £153 £180
90th Percentile £527 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 35
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +27.50% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.24 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.20 £40.08 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £14.86
% change year-on-year +0.40% +17.29% -7.59%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -3 8 £176 +0.71% 2
Bolton - 8 £280 - 3
Stockport +2 3 £160 +33.33% 3
Oldham - 3 - - 1
Rochdale - 2 £325 -
Bury - 2 £270 - 2
Cheadle - 1 £140 - 1
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 153 (97.45%) Windows
2 93 (59.24%) Microsoft
3 70 (44.59%) Windows 7
4 65 (41.40%) Active Directory
5 51 (32.48%) Office 365
6 41 (26.11%) SCCM
7 34 (21.66%) VMware
8 32 (20.38%) Citrix
9 29 (18.47%) NHS
10 23 (14.65%) MS Exchange
10 23 (14.65%) ITIL
11 21 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (12.74%) Windows Server
13 17 (10.83%) MSI
13 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Office
14 16 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (9.55%) Application Packaging
15 15 (9.55%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (8.92%) Windows XP
16 14 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (8.28%) Migration
18 12 (7.64%) vSphere
18 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (6.37%) LAN
19 10 (6.37%) AdminStudio
19 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (6.37%) PowerShell
19 10 (6.37%) Hyper-V
19 10 (6.37%) Xerox

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 23 (14.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.46%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.18%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 51 (32.48%) Office 365
2 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.55%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) LAN
2 9 (5.73%) VPN
3 7 (4.46%) Skype
4 6 (3.82%) DNS
5 4 (2.55%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.55%) WAN
6 3 (1.91%) DHCP
6 3 (1.91%) Firewall
7 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.64%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.64%) MPLS
7 1 (0.64%) SAN
7 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (10.83%) MSI
2 10 (6.37%) AdminStudio
3 5 (3.18%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (1.27%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (3.82%) Retail
2 5 (3.18%) Billing
3 4 (2.55%) Finance
4 3 (1.91%) Law
5 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.38%) Windows Engineer
2 26 (16.56%) Rollout Engineer
3 25 (15.92%) Windows Rollout Engineer
4 23 (14.65%) Applications Packager
5 22 (14.01%) Analyst
6 15 (9.55%) Deployment Engineer
7 14 (8.92%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.10%) Service Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (4.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.46%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.46%) Service Desk Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) Support Analyst
13 5 (3.18%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) OCX
2 1 (0.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.47%) NHS
2 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.46%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.82%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.82%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.18%) CMDB
6 4 (2.55%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.27%) User Experience
8 1 (0.64%) iPhone
8 1 (0.64%) Life Science
8 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 153 (97.45%) Windows
2 70 (44.59%) Windows 7
3 20 (12.74%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (8.92%) Windows XP
6 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.10%) Android
7 8 (5.10%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.55%) VMS
9 3 (1.91%) Linux
10 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.65%) ITIL
2 21 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (9.55%) Application Packaging
4 14 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (8.28%) Migration
6 8 (5.10%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.46%) Data Protection
7 7 (4.46%) Information Security
8 6 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.82%) Application Virtualisation
8 6 (3.82%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (3.82%) Patch Management
8 6 (3.82%) Personalization
9 5 (3.18%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (3.18%) Software Testing
9 5 (3.18%) Visualisation
9 5 (3.18%) Workflow
10 4 (2.55%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (2.55%) ITSM
10 4 (2.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.37%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.46%) SQL
2 7 (4.46%) VB
2 7 (4.46%) VBScript
3 5 (3.18%) C#
4 2 (1.27%) C
4 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.73%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.18%) DBS Check
3 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) MCSE
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.64%) CCIE
5 1 (0.64%) CCNA
5 1 (0.64%) CCNP
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.64%) Degree
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) MCP
5 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) SLA
2 5 (3.18%) QA
System Software
1 65 (41.40%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (7.64%) vSphere
5 10 (6.37%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (5.10%) XenApp
7 7 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.18%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.18%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.91%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.64%) vCloud
10 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (26.11%) SCCM
2 5 (3.18%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.18%) vMotion
2 5 (3.18%) vRealize
3 3 (1.91%) ThinApp
4 2 (1.27%) SCOM
4 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.27%) WSUS
5 1 (0.64%) Ansible
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 93 (59.24%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.66%) VMware
3 32 (20.38%) Citrix
4 10 (6.37%) Xerox
5 9 (5.73%) Apple
5 9 (5.73%) Ivanti
6 6 (3.82%) Avaya
6 6 (3.82%) HP
6 6 (3.82%) Veeam
7 5 (3.18%) Lotus
7 5 (3.18%) Meraki
8 3 (1.91%) Cisco
8 3 (1.91%) McAfee
9 2 (1.27%) Dell
9 2 (1.27%) Google
9 2 (1.27%) Lumension
10 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.64%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.64%) NetApp
10 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds