Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 37 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 +49 +36
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 128 142 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 6.11% 4.93% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.47% 23.99% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 85 35
Median daily rate £165 £213 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.24% -5.56% +40.63%
10th Percentile £98 £124 £123
90th Percentile £466 £456 £505
North West median daily rate £175 £188 £225
% change year-on-year -6.67% -16.67% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.36 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.31% -12.97% -
10th Percentile £14.08 £11.08 £9.60
90th Percentile £58.18 £18.50 £30.61
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year +9.09% +24.53% -17.19%

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 466 592 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.23% 20.53% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 385 363
Median daily rate £400 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -6.67% +6.45%
10th Percentile £120 £147 £175
90th Percentile £575 £575 £573
North West median daily rate £389 £389 £400
% change year-on-year - -2.81% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Median hourly rate £19.17 £16.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.15% -5.34% +20.21%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.87 £11.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.13 £40.20
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.42 £15.43
% change year-on-year +4.76% +12.90% -3.56%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Manchester

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Manchester

Windows 10
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in Manchester over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Manchester

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in Manchester.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Manchester

Windows 10
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows 10 in Manchester over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +15 11 £160 -9.86%
Stockport +8 6 £175 +0.72% 1
Rochdale -1 5 £155 +10.71%
Bolton +2 1 - -
Sale +1 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £325 -
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 127 (99.22%) Windows
2 55 (42.97%) Office 365
3 52 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 49 (38.28%) Active Directory
5 45 (35.16%) Windows 7
6 36 (28.13%) SCCM
7 30 (23.44%) Windows Server
8 29 (22.66%) Microsoft Office
9 24 (18.75%) ITIL
10 22 (17.19%) Citrix
11 18 (14.06%) Migration
12 16 (12.50%) Azure
13 15 (11.72%) PowerShell
13 15 (11.72%) SharePoint
14 14 (10.94%) MS Exchange
14 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (10.16%) Finance
16 12 (9.38%) VMware
16 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2016
17 11 (8.59%) SLA
18 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
18 10 (7.81%) Problem Management
19 8 (6.25%) Service Management
19 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
19 8 (6.25%) Jamf Pro
19 8 (6.25%) Zscaler
19 8 (6.25%) Public Sector
20 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2019

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 15 (11.72%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.91%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.13%) WordPress
5 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (22.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (42.97%) Office 365
2 16 (12.50%) Azure
3 7 (5.47%) IaaS
3 7 (5.47%) PaaS
3 7 (5.47%) SaaS
4 5 (3.91%) OneDrive
5 4 (3.13%) AWS
5 4 (3.13%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) DNS
1 6 (4.69%) Skype
2 4 (3.13%) DHCP
2 4 (3.13%) Firewall
2 4 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.56%) MS Access
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (10.16%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 7 (5.47%) Banking
4 6 (4.69%) Legal
5 3 (2.34%) Advertising
5 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Law
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.56%) Games
6 2 (1.56%) Housing Association
6 2 (1.56%) Local Government
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (21.88%) Analyst
2 21 (16.41%) Windows Engineer
3 17 (13.28%) Service Analyst
3 17 (13.28%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 15 (11.72%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (9.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (8.59%) 1st Line Support
9 10 (7.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 10 (7.81%) Service Desk Support
10 9 (7.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 9 (7.03%) Support Analyst
11 8 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
11 8 (6.25%) IT Support
11 8 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 7 (5.47%) Deskside Support
13 6 (4.69%) Help Desk Support
13 6 (4.69%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.91%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.13%) iPhone
3 4 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.56%) Social Media
4 2 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.78%) PKI
5 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 127 (99.22%) Windows
2 45 (35.16%) Windows 7
3 30 (23.44%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (5.47%) Android
7 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (3.13%) Linux
9 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.75%) ITIL
2 18 (14.06%) Migration
3 12 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (7.81%) Problem Management
5 8 (6.25%) Service Management
6 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.69%) ITSM
8 5 (3.91%) Application Packaging
8 5 (3.91%) Architecture Roadmap
8 5 (3.91%) Information Security
8 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (3.91%) Open Source
8 5 (3.91%) Software Distribution
9 4 (3.13%) DevOps
9 4 (3.13%) Email Filtering
9 4 (3.13%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.13%) Patch Management
9 4 (3.13%) Storage Management
9 4 (3.13%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.72%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.13%) SQL
3 2 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.34%) DBS Check
2 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.34%) MCSE
3 2 (1.56%) MOS
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.78%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (38.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.47%) BitLocker
2 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 6 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.69%) XenApp
3 6 (4.69%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.34%) Firmware
5 3 (2.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (28.13%) SCCM
2 8 (6.25%) Jamf Pro
3 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (3.13%) SCOM
5 3 (2.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.19%) Citrix
3 12 (9.38%) VMware
4 8 (6.25%) Zscaler
5 5 (3.91%) Apple
5 5 (3.91%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.13%) NetApp
6 4 (3.13%) Okta
6 4 (3.13%) Symantec
7 3 (2.34%) Cisco
7 3 (2.34%) HP
7 3 (2.34%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.56%) Google
8 2 (1.56%) Lotus
8 2 (1.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.78%) Dell
9 1 (0.78%) McAfee
9 1 (0.78%) Meraki
9 1 (0.78%) Remedy