Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 17 July 2019 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 76 70
Rank change year-on-year +40 -6 +32
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 71 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.62% 2.51% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.12% 11.79% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 33
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £206 £200 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -60.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £123 £150 £306
90th Percentile £465 £349 £585
South East median daily rate £290 £261 £313
% change year-on-year +11.00% -16.40% -8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -19.79% -
10th Percentile £12.02 £13.00 £17.13
90th Percentile £18.00 £17.50 £20.85
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.88% -3.88% +6.45%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 321 424 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.90% 21.26% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 177 191
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £148 £185 £200
90th Percentile £525 £506 £550
South East median daily rate £418 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -0.60% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 39
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.05 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.88% -21.94% +18.03%
10th Percentile £12.53 £11.25 £12.95
90th Percentile £45.21 £40.00 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £16.77 £18.11 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.40% +16.84% -22.50%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Buckinghamshire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Buckinghamshire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Buckinghamshire

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Buckinghamshire

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +25 51 £203 +1.50% 11
High Wycombe -3 7 £140 -20.29% 1
Amersham - 4 £108 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £263 -
Aylesbury +7 1 £390 -
Windows 10
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
4 25 (35.21%) Office 365
5 23 (32.39%) ITIL
6 20 (28.17%) Windows 7
7 19 (26.76%) SCCM
8 16 (22.54%) Migration
9 14 (19.72%) SLA
10 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (15.49%) SQL
11 11 (15.49%) Citrix
12 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
12 10 (14.08%) VMware
12 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
12 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
12 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (12.68%) Retail
13 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
14 8 (11.27%) Firewall
14 8 (11.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (9.86%) SAN
15 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (8.45%) Degree
16 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
16 6 (8.45%) IP Telephony
16 6 (8.45%) Blue Coat
16 6 (8.45%) NetApp

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (35.21%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Firewall
2 7 (9.86%) SAN
3 6 (8.45%) IP Telephony
3 6 (8.45%) WAN
4 4 (5.63%) NAS
4 4 (5.63%) VPN
5 3 (4.23%) Kerberos
5 3 (4.23%) PBX
5 3 (4.23%) VLAN
6 2 (2.82%) HSRP
6 2 (2.82%) LAN
6 2 (2.82%) Network Security
6 2 (2.82%) VRRP
6 2 (2.82%) Wireless
7 1 (1.41%) DNS
7 1 (1.41%) Internet
7 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) MS Access
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (12.68%) Retail
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Publishing
4 2 (2.82%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Analyst
2 15 (21.13%) Service Analyst
3 13 (18.31%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) IT Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Office 365 Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Office 365 Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) NHS
1 6 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) BYOD
3 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) iPhone
4 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) ITIL
2 16 (22.54%) Migration
3 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
3 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.45%) ITSM
6 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.04%) Network Design
7 5 (7.04%) Service Management
7 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.63%) Customer-Centricity
8 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.63%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.63%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (8.45%) Degree
3 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) ISEB
4 3 (4.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.23%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (26.76%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Citrix
3 10 (14.08%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) Blue Coat
4 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.45%) Cisco
4 6 (8.45%) NetApp
4 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.63%) Remedy
5 4 (5.63%) SAP
6 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.82%) Mitel
8 1 (1.41%) Dell