Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 43 59
Rank change year-on-year +18 +16 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 27 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.90% 2.65% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 12.73% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 1
Merseyside median daily rate £288 £173 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +32.69% -45.83%
North West median daily rate £188 £300 £506
% change year-on-year -37.50% -40.74% +64.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 90 110 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.65% 20.79% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 59
Merseyside median daily rate £300 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -6.45% +29.17%
10th Percentile £126 £156 £201
90th Percentile £500 £488 £513
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 20
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% -5.08%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.75 £17.05 £16.74
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year -0.51% +22.04% -6.03%

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 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Merseyside

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 18 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
Liverpool +23 24 £288 +74.24% 3
Wirral - 2 - -
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) Office 365
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) SCCM
6 7 (25.93%) GxP
6 7 (25.93%) Acronis
7 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (11.11%) DNS
9 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
9 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 3 (11.11%) Publishing
9 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.41%) Coaching
10 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
10 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
10 2 (7.41%) VLAN
10 2 (7.41%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) BGP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (7.41%) MPLS
2 2 (7.41%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
2 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (7.41%) Coaching
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Document Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Acronis
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) iManage
4 1 (3.70%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.70%) VMware