Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 23 March 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 99 166
Rank change year-on-year +36 +67 +51
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 245 185 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.61% 2.58% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.38% 12.63% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 133 52
City of London median daily rate £275 £388 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +1.64% -17.57%
10th Percentile £132 £133 £106
90th Percentile £525 £555 £525
Central London median daily rate £288 £338 £388
% change year-on-year -14.81% -12.90% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 2
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £13.25 £96.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.72% -86.32% +384.25%
10th Percentile £14.23 £11.25 £33.08
90th Percentile £32.59 £20.00 £170.62
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £96.85
% change year-on-year +26.67% -84.51% +384.25%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,333 1,465 1,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.64% 20.40% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 1,180 1,062
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £155 £263 £300
90th Percentile £638 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £490 £450
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 23
City of London median hourly rate £18.98 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% - -5.32%
10th Percentile £15.64 £11.25 £12.55
90th Percentile £33.73 £24.00 £43.20
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.85 £17.85
% change year-on-year +6.10% +5.60% -8.46%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the City of London

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in the City of London

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in the City of London

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in the City of London

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in the City of London

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 23 March 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
London Bridge - 3 £125 -
Moorgate - 2 - -
Windows 10
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 245 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (48.57%) Office 365
3 109 (44.49%) Active Directory
4 103 (42.04%) Windows 7
5 99 (40.41%) Microsoft
6 87 (35.51%) Finance
7 78 (31.84%) SCCM
8 74 (30.20%) Migration
9 64 (26.12%) Microsoft Office
10 46 (18.78%) ITIL
11 39 (15.92%) Citrix
12 33 (13.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (11.84%) Windows Server
14 28 (11.43%) VMware
15 21 (8.57%) MS Exchange
15 21 (8.57%) LAN
15 21 (8.57%) Banking
15 21 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (8.16%) Cisco
17 19 (7.76%) Virtual Desktop
18 18 (7.35%) PowerShell
19 17 (6.94%) Project Management
19 17 (6.94%) WAN
19 17 (6.94%) XenDesktop
20 16 (6.53%) Windows 8
20 16 (6.53%) Microsoft App-V
21 15 (6.12%) SharePoint
21 15 (6.12%) Apple
21 15 (6.12%) Security Cleared
22 14 (5.71%) Problem-Solving

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 21 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.31%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.22%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.82%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 64 (26.12%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.41%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (0.82%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Eikon
3 1 (0.41%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.41%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 119 (48.57%) Office 365
2 33 (13.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.04%) IaaS
5 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.22%) PaaS
6 3 (1.22%) SaaS
7 2 (0.82%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.82%) Serverless
8 1 (0.41%) G Suite
8 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.57%) LAN
2 17 (6.94%) WAN
3 14 (5.71%) Skype
4 11 (4.49%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.08%) DNS
5 10 (4.08%) Internet
5 10 (4.08%) VoIP
5 10 (4.08%) VPN
6 9 (3.67%) Wireless
7 7 (2.86%) DHCP
8 5 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (2.04%) Firewall
8 5 (2.04%) Intranet
8 5 (2.04%) WebEx
9 4 (1.63%) PBX
10 3 (1.22%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.22%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.82%) SAN
11 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.82%) MS Access
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) MSI
2 2 (0.82%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.82%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.41%) Hudson
3 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 87 (35.51%) Finance
2 21 (8.57%) Banking
3 14 (5.71%) Legal
4 12 (4.90%) Law
5 3 (1.22%) Front Office
6 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (24.49%) Analyst
2 39 (15.92%) Support Analyst
3 38 (15.51%) Windows Engineer
4 31 (12.65%) Desktop Support
5 30 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (11.02%) Desktop Engineer
6 27 (11.02%) Support Engineer
7 21 (8.57%) Project Manager
8 20 (8.16%) Deployment Engineer
9 19 (7.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 18 (7.35%) IT Analyst
10 18 (7.35%) Service Analyst
11 16 (6.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 16 (6.53%) IT Support
12 15 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 15 (6.12%) Windows Deployment Engineer
13 14 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (5.71%) Windows Support Analyst
14 13 (5.31%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
15 12 (4.90%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.41%) .NET
1 1 (0.41%) ActiveX
1 1 (0.41%) iOS SDK
1 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.90%) iPad
1 12 (4.90%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (4.08%) iPhone
3 8 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.27%) Reinsurance
4 7 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 7 (2.86%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.22%) BYOD
7 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.22%) User Experience
7 3 (1.22%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.82%) Tandem
9 1 (0.41%) CMDB
9 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.41%) PKI
9 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 245 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (42.04%) Windows 7
3 29 (11.84%) Windows Server
4 16 (6.53%) Windows 8
5 14 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.31%) Android
7 10 (4.08%) Apple iOS
8 9 (3.67%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.45%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.04%) Linux
12 3 (1.22%) Unix
12 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.20%) Migration
2 46 (18.78%) ITIL
3 17 (6.94%) Project Management
4 14 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (5.31%) Application Packaging
5 13 (5.31%) Mobile Device Management
6 12 (4.90%) Service Management
7 11 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (4.49%) PRINCE2
8 10 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 10 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (3.67%) Risk Management
10 8 (3.27%) Change Management
10 8 (3.27%) ITSM
11 7 (2.86%) Data Analysis
11 7 (2.86%) Document Management
11 7 (2.86%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.45%) CRM
12 6 (2.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.35%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.08%) SQL
3 6 (2.45%) VBA
4 4 (1.63%) VBScript
5 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.41%) C
6 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.45%) Degree
5 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.63%) PMP
5 4 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.22%) ACSP
6 3 (1.22%) ACTC
6 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.82%) MCDST
7 2 (0.82%) MCP
7 2 (0.82%) MCSA
7 2 (0.82%) MCSE
7 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.41%) APMP
8 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) PMO
3 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (44.49%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 17 (6.94%) XenDesktop
5 16 (6.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (4.90%) XenApp
7 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.82%) vSphere
10 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 78 (31.84%) SCCM
2 6 (2.45%) Jamf Pro
2 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.04%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.22%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.82%) SCOM
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.41%) SCSM
7 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (40.41%) Microsoft
2 39 (15.92%) Citrix
3 28 (11.43%) VMware
4 20 (8.16%) Cisco
5 15 (6.12%) Apple
6 12 (4.90%) Ivanti
7 9 (3.67%) iManage
8 8 (3.27%) Symantec
9 6 (2.45%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.04%) HP
10 5 (2.04%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.63%) Dell
11 4 (1.63%) Google
11 4 (1.63%) Polycom
11 4 (1.63%) Reuters
12 3 (1.22%) Adobe
12 3 (1.22%) Lotus
12 3 (1.22%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.22%) NetApp
13 2 (0.82%) FactSet