Period
to 19 September 2020

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 19 September 2020 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 44 77
Rank change year-on-year -23 +33 +54
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 61 368 293
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 3.03% 4.59% 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.93% 23.53% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 293 199
Median daily rate £359 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +16.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £133 £132 £131
90th Percentile £534 £522 £538
London median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 27 34
Median hourly rate £81.25 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +306.25% +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £33.75 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £132.75 £24.16 £25.50
London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +84.21% +1.60% +3.89%

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 383 1,564 1,829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.00% 19.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 1,219 1,380
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £213 £170 £166
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
London median daily rate £485 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +2.11% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 42 85
Median hourly rate £21.25 £20.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.29% +3.89%
10th Percentile £16.69 £12.23 £14.32
90th Percentile £91.63 £43.00 £25.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +70.73% +9.63% -6.50%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Central London

Windows 10
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in Central London over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Central London

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Central London

Windows 10
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows 10 in Central London over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 2020. 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 -33 53 £363 -5.84% 18
Windows 10
London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 59 (96.72%) Windows
2 29 (47.54%) Office 365
3 28 (45.90%) Windows 7
4 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
4 27 (44.26%) Finance
5 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
6 18 (29.51%) Migration
7 15 (24.59%) Azure
8 13 (21.31%) Citrix
8 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
10 10 (16.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (14.75%) VMware
12 8 (13.11%) Banking
12 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (11.48%) SCCM
13 7 (11.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (9.84%) ITIL
14 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
14 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
14 6 (9.84%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
15 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
15 5 (8.20%) Ivanti
15 5 (8.20%) Release Management
15 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
15 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
15 5 (8.20%) DNS
15 5 (8.20%) HP
16 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management

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 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 29 (47.54%) Office 365
2 15 (24.59%) Azure
3 3 (4.92%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.28%) AWS
4 2 (3.28%) IaaS
4 2 (3.28%) PaaS
4 2 (3.28%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.28%) SaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (8.20%) DNS
3 4 (6.56%) DHCP
4 3 (4.92%) Skype
5 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.28%) SAN
5 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.28%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) Firewall
6 1 (1.64%) Intranet
6 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.64%) IPv4
6 1 (1.64%) MPLS
6 1 (1.64%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.28%) Power BI
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) AdminStudio
1 2 (3.28%) MSI
General
1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Front Office
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) French Language
5 1 (1.64%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.64%) International Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Local Government
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Support Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Desktop Support
4 8 (13.11%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (13.11%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) IT Support
6 5 (8.20%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Support Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Migration Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.64%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (96.72%) Windows
2 28 (45.90%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.56%) Mac OS
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (4.92%) Android
6 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.28%) HPUX
7 2 (3.28%) Linux
7 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Migration
2 6 (9.84%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
3 5 (8.20%) Release Management
4 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
5 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.92%) Information Security
5 3 (4.92%) ITSM
5 3 (4.92%) Project Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.28%) Architectural Design
6 2 (3.28%) Break/Fix
6 2 (3.28%) Critical Thinking
6 2 (3.28%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (3.28%) Runbook
6 2 (3.28%) Security Hardening
6 2 (3.28%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.28%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.56%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) VBScript
4 2 (3.28%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) VB
4 2 (3.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) CISSP
2 2 (3.28%) SSCP
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) NCSC
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.64%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) Citrix
3 9 (14.75%) VMware
4 5 (8.20%) HP
4 5 (8.20%) Ivanti
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.28%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.28%) Canon
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) Juniper
6 2 (3.28%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.28%) Reuters
6 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.64%) McAfee
7 1 (1.64%) Sophos
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec