Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 96 77
Rank change year-on-year +48 -19 +51
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 73 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.37% 1.77% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.63% 8.24% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 29
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £175 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.84% +3.33% +29.31%
10th Percentile £108 £140 £300
90th Percentile £523 £594 £505
South East median daily rate £275 £294 £300
% change year-on-year -6.38% -2.08% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £18.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.36% - -
South East median hourly rate £14.15 £17.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.59% +15.83% -16.67%

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 439 510 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.26% 21.46% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 159 177
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £163 £140 £200
90th Percentile £495 £500 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.27 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.71% +20.00% -5.84%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.42 £12.50
90th Percentile £24.50 £60.00 £53.13
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.53%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 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
Milton Keynes +40 58 £175 -58.82% 7
High Wycombe - 9 £200 - 6
Marlow - 3 £130 - 2
Aylesbury +3 2 £180 +28.57% 2
Windows 10
South East

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

1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (49.32%) Active Directory
3 27 (36.99%) Windows 7
4 26 (35.62%) SCCM
5 24 (32.88%) Office 365
6 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
7 21 (28.77%) Migration
8 19 (26.03%) ITIL
9 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (16.44%) Finance
11 10 (13.70%) Service Management
12 9 (12.33%) Skype for Business
12 9 (12.33%) VMware
13 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
13 8 (10.96%) WAN
13 8 (10.96%) Thin Client
13 8 (10.96%) Fat Client
13 8 (10.96%) Android
14 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
14 7 (9.59%) SQL
14 7 (9.59%) Skype
14 7 (9.59%) IT Strategy
14 7 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
15 6 (8.22%) Break/Fix
15 6 (8.22%) Terminal Server
15 6 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (8.22%) Firewall
15 6 (8.22%) Cisco
15 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
16 5 (6.85%) Wiki

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 9 (12.33%) Skype for Business
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.37%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.88%) Office 365
2 5 (6.85%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.37%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) WAN
2 7 (9.59%) Skype
3 6 (8.22%) Firewall
3 6 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (6.85%) LAN
4 5 (6.85%) Unified Communications
4 5 (6.85%) VPN
4 5 (6.85%) Wireless
5 4 (5.48%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.11%) SAN
7 1 (1.37%) Intranet
7 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Publishing
4 2 (2.74%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Service Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Desktop Support
6 8 (10.96%) IT Support
7 7 (9.59%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Active Directory Support
9 5 (6.85%) Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.48%) Coordinator
10 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.48%) IT Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 3 (4.11%) Technical Manager
11 3 (4.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Fat Client
1 8 (10.96%) Thin Client
2 7 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.85%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Wiki
4 2 (2.74%) iPad
5 1 (1.37%) CMDB
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (36.99%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.96%) Android
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) Migration
2 19 (26.03%) ITIL
3 10 (13.70%) Service Management
4 7 (9.59%) IT Strategy
5 6 (8.22%) Break/Fix
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (4.11%) Coaching
8 3 (4.11%) Commercial Awareness
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.11%) Time Management
9 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.74%) Data Management
9 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.74%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (4.11%) MCP
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCSA
6 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) PMO
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (49.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Terminal Server
3 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.37%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (35.62%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) VMware
3 6 (8.22%) Cisco
4 5 (6.85%) SAP
5 4 (5.48%) Blue Coat
5 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.48%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) NetApp
6 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.74%) Meraki
7 2 (2.74%) Sony
8 1 (1.37%) Apple
8 1 (1.37%) F5
8 1 (1.37%) Google
8 1 (1.37%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.37%) Sage
8 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com