Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 6 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 33 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 25.78% 21.05% 9.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.50% 48.98% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 5
Salford median daily rate £425 £439 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +59.55% -10.57%
10th Percentile £135 £375 £210
90th Percentile £450 £571 £345
Manchester median daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year -7.14% +15.23% -5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% +76.47% -15.00%
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.63 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.24% +8.33% -6.90%

Windows 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 Salford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 40 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 31.25% 42.98% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 15
Salford median daily rate £406 £429 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.25% +17.47% +7.35%
10th Percentile £135 £375 £263
90th Percentile £450 £549 £418
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% +76.47% -15.00%
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.20% +11.11% -6.90%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Salford

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Salford

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Salford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Salford

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Salford

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Salford

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Salford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Salford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Salford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
5 10 (30.30%) XML
5 10 (30.30%) GPG13
5 10 (30.30%) GitLab
5 10 (30.30%) JSON
5 10 (30.30%) JIRA
5 10 (30.30%) RESTful
6 9 (27.27%) Software Architecture
6 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) Apple
7 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
8 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (21.21%) DevOps
8 7 (21.21%) Kibana
8 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (21.21%) McAfee
8 7 (21.21%) LAN
8 7 (21.21%) WAN
8 7 (21.21%) VPN
8 7 (21.21%) Firewall
9 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.06%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
1 7 (21.21%) LAN
1 7 (21.21%) VPN
1 7 (21.21%) WAN
2 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.18%) VoIP
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) SMS
5 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) GitLab
1 10 (30.30%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (30.30%) JSON
2 10 (30.30%) RESTful
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.09%) NHS
4 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) iPad
5 1 (3.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Software Architecture
2 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.21%) DevOps
4 6 (18.18%) Analytics
4 6 (18.18%) Case Management
4 6 (18.18%) Data Analytics
4 6 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 6 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.06%) Network Management
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) CISSP
2 6 (18.18%) SANS
2 6 (18.18%) SSCP
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (15.15%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) GPG13
2 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Kibana
2 6 (18.18%) logstash
2 6 (18.18%) Nessus
2 6 (18.18%) Nexpose
2 6 (18.18%) Nmap
2 6 (18.18%) QRadar
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Apple
3 7 (21.21%) McAfee
4 6 (18.18%) ArcSight
4 6 (18.18%) Intel
4 6 (18.18%) Qualys
4 6 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 6 (18.18%) Snow
4 6 (18.18%) Splunk
5 5 (15.15%) AlienVault
6 4 (12.12%) VMware
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) Clearswift
8 1 (3.03%) IronPort
8 1 (3.03%) Lumension
8 1 (3.03%) Micro Focus
8 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) NetWitness