Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 16 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 23 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.94% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.00% 1.71% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Merseyside median daily rate £180 £240 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
10th Percentile £112 £152 £220
90th Percentile £428 £328 £260
North West median daily rate £275 £310 £240
% change year-on-year -11.29% +29.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 100 117 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 21.46% 20.60% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 77 71
Merseyside median daily rate £360 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +20.00% +42.05%
10th Percentile £141 £227 £128
90th Percentile £543 £513 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 20
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £12.10 £12.20 £12.00
90th Percentile £20.50 £19.07 £40.00
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Merseyside

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Merseyside

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Merseyside over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Merseyside

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 16 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
Liverpool +15 20 £180 -25.00% 1
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Facilities Management
5 7 (30.43%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (21.74%) SCCM
7 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Office 365
8 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
10 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
10 2 (8.70%) Break/Fix
10 2 (8.70%) Apple
10 2 (8.70%) LAN
10 2 (8.70%) WAN
10 2 (8.70%) ITIL
10 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
10 2 (8.70%) Time Management
10 2 (8.70%) VMware
11 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
11 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
11 1 (4.35%) Google
11 1 (4.35%) MCITP
11 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
11 1 (4.35%) JIRA

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Google Drive
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Desktop Support
2 7 (30.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Rollout Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) IT Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Deskside Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Deskside Support
6 2 (8.70%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Facilities Management
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Break/Fix
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) HP