Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 26 June 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
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 82 144
Rank change year-on-year +24 +62 +84
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 350 282 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.14% 3.09% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 15.28% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 200 88
Central London median daily rate £363 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +6.99% +31.03%
10th Percentile £145 £133 £108
90th Percentile £525 £539 £529
London median daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +3.17% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 4
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -27.24% +28.50%
10th Percentile £17.90 £13.84 £17.80
90th Percentile £33.65 £30.00 £140.25
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -10.00%

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 Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,680 1,845 1,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.88% 20.23% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,262 1,410 1,242
Central London median daily rate £483 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £180 £192 £250
90th Percentile £650 £644 £638
London median daily rate £486 £488 £463
% change year-on-year -0.26% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 71 32
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.53% -4.76%
10th Percentile £16.92 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £37.88 £25.00 £141.13
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.49 £21.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% -9.37% +22.86%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Central London

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Central London

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Central London

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Central London

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in Central London

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 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
City of London +30 280 £380 -1.94% 12
West End of London +19 19 £178 -37.72%
City of Westminster -22 4 £330 +103.08%
Southwark -32 2 - -
Camden +4 1 £363 +11.54%
Windows 10
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Central London region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 348 (99.43%) Windows
2 166 (47.43%) Active Directory
3 152 (43.43%) Finance
4 151 (43.14%) Microsoft
5 148 (42.29%) Windows 7
5 148 (42.29%) Office 365
6 116 (33.14%) SCCM
7 104 (29.71%) Microsoft Office
8 89 (25.43%) Migration
9 55 (15.71%) ITIL
10 52 (14.86%) PowerShell
11 47 (13.43%) Citrix
12 41 (11.71%) VMware
12 41 (11.71%) Windows Server
13 37 (10.57%) Banking
14 36 (10.29%) DNS
15 35 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 30 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (8.57%) Project Management
17 29 (8.29%) LAN
17 29 (8.29%) Skype
18 28 (8.00%) Application Packaging
19 27 (7.71%) MS Exchange
20 26 (7.43%) Legal
20 26 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 25 (7.14%) DHCP
21 25 (7.14%) TCP/IP
21 25 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
21 25 (7.14%) Skype for Business
22 24 (6.86%) Security Cleared

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 27 (7.71%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 24 (6.86%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.71%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.43%) IIS
7 3 (0.86%) Confluence
8 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 104 (29.71%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.29%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (2.86%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.14%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) Eikon
3 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 148 (42.29%) Office 365
2 35 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (2.00%) OneDrive
4 5 (1.43%) G Suite
5 4 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.86%) IaaS
6 3 (0.86%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.86%) PaaS
6 3 (0.86%) SaaS
6 3 (0.86%) Slack
7 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.57%) Serverless
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.29%) DNS
2 29 (8.29%) LAN
2 29 (8.29%) Skype
3 25 (7.14%) DHCP
3 25 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 24 (6.86%) WAN
5 14 (4.00%) Wireless
6 11 (3.14%) Internet
6 11 (3.14%) VPN
7 10 (2.86%) Firewall
7 10 (2.86%) VoIP
8 7 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.43%) IP Telephony
9 5 (1.43%) PBX
9 5 (1.43%) SAN
10 4 (1.14%) HTTP
11 3 (0.86%) WebEx
12 2 (0.57%) NAS
12 2 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.57%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.29%) MS Access
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (2.57%) MSI
2 6 (1.71%) JIRA
3 3 (0.86%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.29%) Hudson
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 152 (43.43%) Finance
2 37 (10.57%) Banking
3 26 (7.43%) Legal
4 22 (6.29%) Law
5 8 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.71%) Front Office
8 5 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.43%) Marketing
9 4 (1.14%) Electronics
9 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Retail
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (17.43%) Analyst
2 53 (15.14%) Desktop Support
3 52 (14.86%) Support Engineer
4 50 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 42 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 37 (10.57%) Support Analyst
7 30 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 27 (7.71%) Project Manager
9 26 (7.43%) Deployment Engineer
10 25 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 21 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (5.71%) IT Support
13 18 (5.14%) Windows Deployment Engineer
14 16 (4.57%) Service Analyst
15 15 (4.29%) Architect
15 15 (4.29%) IT Analyst
16 14 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
16 14 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
16 14 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 12 (3.43%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.57%) 802.1X
1 2 (0.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.29%) COM
2 1 (0.29%) CSS
2 1 (0.29%) HTML
2 1 (0.29%) iOS SDK
2 1 (0.29%) jQuery
2 1 (0.29%) RSS
2 1 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.43%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (4.00%) iPhone
3 12 (3.43%) iPad
4 9 (2.57%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.57%) Fat Client
4 9 (2.57%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.71%) User Experience
8 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.86%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.86%) Replication
10 2 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.57%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 348 (99.43%) Windows
2 148 (42.29%) Windows 7
3 41 (11.71%) Windows Server
4 25 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (6.57%) Apple iOS
6 21 (6.00%) Android
7 18 (5.14%) Windows 8
7 18 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.71%) Mac OS
9 12 (3.43%) Linux
9 12 (3.43%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.43%) Unix
11 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.29%) CentOS
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.29%) NetWare
13 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.43%) Migration
2 55 (15.71%) ITIL
3 30 (8.57%) Project Management
4 28 (8.00%) Application Packaging
5 26 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 21 (6.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 19 (5.43%) PRINCE2
8 18 (5.14%) Change Management
9 17 (4.86%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (4.57%) Document Management
10 16 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (3.71%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (3.71%) Practice Management
12 12 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (3.14%) Incident Management
13 11 (3.14%) Service Management
13 11 (3.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (2.86%) Data Modelling
14 10 (2.86%) Software Deployment
14 10 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.86%) PowerShell
2 9 (2.57%) SQL
2 9 (2.57%) VBA
3 7 (2.00%) VBScript
4 2 (0.57%) C
5 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.43%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.14%) Degree
4 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.00%) MCSA
6 5 (1.43%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.14%) MCDST
7 4 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.14%) PMP
7 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.86%) MCSE
9 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) ACSP
10 1 (0.29%) APMP
10 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.57%) SLA
2 4 (1.14%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) PMO
4 1 (0.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 166 (47.43%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 17 (4.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (4.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (3.14%) XenApp
6 9 (2.57%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.14%) vSphere
9 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 116 (33.14%) SCCM
2 15 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (4.00%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.14%) Perfmon
6 4 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.14%) WMI
7 3 (0.86%) Puppet
8 2 (0.57%) SCOM
8 2 (0.57%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.29%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 151 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 47 (13.43%) Citrix
3 41 (11.71%) VMware
4 22 (6.29%) iManage
5 18 (5.14%) Cisco
6 17 (4.86%) Ivanti
7 14 (4.00%) Bloomberg
8 13 (3.71%) Apple
8 13 (3.71%) Symantec
9 12 (3.43%) Reuters
10 10 (2.86%) ServiceNow
11 9 (2.57%) LexisNexis
12 8 (2.29%) HP
13 7 (2.00%) Dell
14 6 (1.71%) Lotus
15 5 (1.43%) SAP
16 4 (1.14%) Avaya
16 4 (1.14%) Google
17 3 (0.86%) Atlassian
17 3 (0.86%) Veeam