Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 67 96
Rank change year-on-year +11 +29 +94
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 234 324 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.95% 3.68% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 18.65% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 227 164
Central London median daily rate £250 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +1.69% -23.87%
10th Percentile £130 £131 £133
90th Percentile £488 £525 £538
London median daily rate £225 £250 £275
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% -20.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 20
Central London median hourly rate £16.95 £18.76 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.62% +29.34% -55.38%
10th Percentile £13.40 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.15 £33.63 £21.75
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% +9.79%

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 1,014 1,737 1,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.14% 19.70% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 1,292 1,411
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -1.55% +7.22%
10th Percentile £146 £155 £213
90th Percentile £636 £637 £650
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 62
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.76 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +7.82% -8.42%
10th Percentile £13.85 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £30.50 £29.75
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.69% +2.94% -6.50%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 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 +15 189 £275 -8.33% 56
City of Westminster +4 6 £288 -24.34%
Southwark +42 4 £250 +100.00%
West End of London +19 4 £188 +6.38%
Camden +10 4 £413 +17.86%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £150 -
Windows 10
London

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (50.85%) Office 365
3 116 (49.57%) Active Directory
4 113 (48.29%) Windows 7
5 99 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 75 (32.05%) Finance
7 57 (24.36%) SCCM
8 56 (23.93%) Microsoft Office
9 44 (18.80%) Migration
10 40 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (16.67%) VMware
12 34 (14.53%) ITIL
13 33 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (13.68%) Windows Server
15 28 (11.97%) Citrix
16 24 (10.26%) Apple
16 24 (10.26%) PowerShell
16 24 (10.26%) Ivanti
16 24 (10.26%) Azure
16 24 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (9.83%) DNS
18 22 (9.40%) Banking
19 21 (8.97%) Mac OS X
20 20 (8.55%) Break/Fix
20 20 (8.55%) LAN
20 20 (8.55%) Android
20 20 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
21 19 (8.12%) TCP/IP
21 19 (8.12%) SharePoint
21 19 (8.12%) Blackberry

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 19 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.41%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.14%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.28%) IIS
6 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 56 (23.93%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) InDesign
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 119 (50.85%) Office 365
2 24 (10.26%) Azure
3 13 (5.56%) OneDrive
4 5 (2.14%) AWS
4 5 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.14%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.28%) IaaS
5 3 (1.28%) PaaS
5 3 (1.28%) SaaS
6 2 (0.85%) G Suite
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Boomi
7 1 (0.43%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.43%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.43%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.83%) DNS
2 20 (8.55%) LAN
3 19 (8.12%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.26%) WAN
5 16 (6.84%) DHCP
6 13 (5.56%) Firewall
7 11 (4.70%) VoIP
8 10 (4.27%) VPN
9 9 (3.85%) Internet
10 7 (2.99%) Skype
10 7 (2.99%) Wireless
11 6 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (2.56%) SAN
11 6 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.14%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.71%) MPLS
13 4 (1.71%) NAS
14 3 (1.28%) Unified Communications
15 2 (0.85%) PBX
15 2 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.56%) MSI
2 4 (1.71%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.71%) WinDbg
3 3 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 75 (32.05%) Finance
2 22 (9.40%) Banking
3 19 (8.12%) Public Sector
4 12 (5.13%) Law
5 8 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.42%) Marketing
5 8 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.99%) Legal
7 6 (2.56%) Electronics
8 5 (2.14%) Back Office
9 3 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.85%) Front Office
10 2 (0.85%) Retail
11 1 (0.43%) Advertising
11 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.43%) German Language
11 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (27.78%) Desktop Support
2 53 (22.65%) Support Engineer
3 46 (19.66%) Desktop Engineer
4 33 (14.10%) Analyst
5 31 (13.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 23 (9.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (8.97%) Windows Engineer
8 16 (6.84%) IT Support
9 15 (6.41%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
11 12 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 9 (3.85%) IT Engineer
13 8 (3.42%) 1st Line Support
13 8 (3.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 8 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
14 7 (2.99%) Active Directory Engineer
14 7 (2.99%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.12%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (5.13%) iPhone
4 7 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.56%) iPad
6 5 (2.14%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.28%) BYOD
7 3 (1.28%) Handset
7 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.28%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.85%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) Social Media
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 234 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (48.29%) Windows 7
3 32 (13.68%) Windows Server
4 24 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (8.97%) Mac OS X
6 20 (8.55%) Android
6 20 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (6.84%) Apple iOS
8 11 (4.70%) Mac OS
9 10 (4.27%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.56%) Linux
10 6 (2.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.43%) Unix
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.80%) Migration
2 40 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (14.53%) ITIL
4 20 (8.55%) Break/Fix
5 18 (7.69%) ITSM
6 15 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (5.98%) Application Packaging
8 13 (5.56%) Time Management
9 11 (4.70%) Asset Management
9 11 (4.70%) Project Management
10 10 (4.27%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.42%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (3.42%) Service Management
12 7 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (2.56%) Change Management
13 6 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (2.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.56%) SQL
3 5 (2.14%) VBScript
4 3 (1.28%) VBA
5 2 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (3.42%) Degree
1 8 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.56%) MCSE
4 5 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.71%) CCNA
5 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.71%) MCP
5 4 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.28%) MCSA
7 2 (0.85%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.85%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) SANS
8 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) NCSC
System Software
1 116 (49.57%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (5.13%) XenApp
4 12 (5.13%) XenDesktop
5 9 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.14%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.71%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.71%) Xen
8 3 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.28%) vSphere
9 2 (0.85%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 57 (24.36%) SCCM
2 9 (3.85%) Jamf Pro
3 8 (3.42%) WSUS
3 8 (3.42%) XenMobile
4 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (2.99%) SCOM
5 5 (2.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.71%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.71%) Perfmon
6 4 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.43%) OfficeScan
8 1 (0.43%) SCSM
8 1 (0.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 99 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.67%) VMware
3 28 (11.97%) Citrix
4 24 (10.26%) Apple
4 24 (10.26%) Ivanti
5 17 (7.26%) Cisco
6 15 (6.41%) HP
7 12 (5.13%) Adobe
8 10 (4.27%) McAfee
9 9 (3.85%) Bloomberg
9 9 (3.85%) Dell
9 9 (3.85%) Polycom
9 9 (3.85%) Symantec
10 8 (3.42%) Google
11 6 (2.56%) iManage
11 6 (2.56%) Reuters
11 6 (2.56%) SAP
12 4 (1.71%) Altiris
12 4 (1.71%) Lumension
12 4 (1.71%) Meraki