Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 137 155
Rank change year-on-year +54 +18 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 59 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.02% 0.62% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.71% 2.82% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 2
Manchester median daily rate £245 £213 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.29% -11.46% -
10th Percentile £127 £106 £124
90th Percentile £600 £329 £360
North West median daily rate £275 £310 £240
% change year-on-year -11.29% +29.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 -

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 551 744 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.90% 21.85% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 502 394
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.26%
10th Percentile £153 £178 £165
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 83
Manchester median hourly rate £19.63 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.83% +3.45% +1.75%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.29 £10.80
90th Percentile £40.03 £40.00 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +16.20% -7.18% +7.73%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 - 7 £175 - 3
Stockport - 5 £120 - 1
Wigan - 1 - -
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 10 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
3 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
4 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
5 17 (28.81%) SCCM
6 14 (23.73%) Windows Server
7 12 (20.34%) Office 365
7 12 (20.34%) Windows 8
8 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (16.95%) ITIL
9 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (13.56%) DNS
9 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
9 8 (13.56%) Migration
10 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
10 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (11.86%) DHCP
10 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.17%) Project Management
11 6 (10.17%) Apple
11 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
12 5 (8.47%) Finance
12 5 (8.47%) VMware
12 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
12 5 (8.47%) Android
12 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
12 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
13 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003

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 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) PaaS
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) DNS
2 7 (11.86%) DHCP
3 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.08%) Skype
4 3 (5.08%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.39%) LAN
5 2 (3.39%) NAS
5 2 (3.39%) VLAN
5 2 (3.39%) VPN
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 1 (1.69%) MPLS
6 1 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MSI
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.08%) WinDbg
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Back Office
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Desktop Support
1 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.47%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (6.78%) Applications Packager
5 4 (6.78%) Server Support
6 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.08%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
1 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.08%) REST
1 3 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Life Science
2 2 (3.39%) BYOD
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server
4 12 (20.34%) Windows 8
5 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.47%) Android
7 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.39%) Linux
10 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) ITIL
2 8 (13.56%) Migration
3 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.17%) Project Management
4 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
5 4 (6.78%) Application Packaging
5 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.08%) Application Discovery
6 3 (5.08%) Application Rationalisation
6 3 (5.08%) Line Management
6 3 (5.08%) Network Management
6 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.08%) SDLC
6 3 (5.08%) Validation
6 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (3.39%) Mobile Development
7 2 (3.39%) People Management
7 2 (3.39%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.08%) C#
2 3 (5.08%) Python
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.08%) DBS Check
4 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) ISEB
6 1 (1.69%) MCTS
6 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (28.81%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) WSUS
3 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Apple
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) Wyse
6 2 (3.39%) Blue Prism
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) Google
6 2 (3.39%) Sage
6 2 (3.39%) Veeam
7 1 (1.69%) McAfee
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds