Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 72 146
Rank change year-on-year +31 +74 +58
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 273 248 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.61% 3.53% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.66% 17.00% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 173 83
City of London median daily rate £350 £313 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +7.76% -27.50%
10th Percentile £130 £133 £133
90th Percentile £525 £535 £485
Central London median daily rate £318 £300 £285
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 16
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% -33.59%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.94 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.10 £25.50 £20.45
Central London median hourly rate £19.73 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.52% +10.00% -33.59%

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 1,107 1,459 1,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.70% 20.78% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1,115 1,119
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £165 £156 £218
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 74 47
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +10.55% -10.97%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.33 £24.21 £26.45
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% +10.00% -2.86%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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
Moorgate +5 10 £450 +63.64%
London Bridge +28 1 £250 -
Windows 10
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 272 (99.63%) Windows
2 131 (47.99%) Microsoft
3 122 (44.69%) Active Directory
4 119 (43.59%) Finance
5 118 (43.22%) Office 365
6 104 (38.10%) Windows 7
7 99 (36.26%) SCCM
8 75 (27.47%) Microsoft Office
9 57 (20.88%) Migration
10 46 (16.85%) PowerShell
11 42 (15.38%) ITIL
12 40 (14.65%) Citrix
12 40 (14.65%) Windows Server
13 37 (13.55%) VMware
14 36 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (11.36%) Banking
16 28 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (9.52%) Azure
17 26 (9.52%) MS Exchange
17 26 (9.52%) Ivanti
18 23 (8.42%) Application Packaging
19 22 (8.06%) Skype
20 21 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
20 21 (7.69%) Android
20 21 (7.69%) SharePoint
20 21 (7.69%) TCP/IP
21 20 (7.33%) Public Sector
22 19 (6.96%) Windows 8
23 18 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
23 18 (6.59%) Apple iOS

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 26 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.23%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.10%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 75 (27.47%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (3.30%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 118 (43.22%) Office 365
2 26 (9.52%) Azure
3 7 (2.56%) OneDrive
4 5 (1.83%) AWS
4 5 (1.83%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.73%) Slack
7 1 (0.37%) Boomi
7 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.06%) Skype
2 21 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.59%) DNS
4 12 (4.40%) DHCP
5 11 (4.03%) VPN
6 10 (3.66%) LAN
6 10 (3.66%) WAN
7 9 (3.30%) Wireless
8 8 (2.93%) Firewall
8 8 (2.93%) Internet
9 5 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (1.83%) VoIP
10 4 (1.47%) PBX
11 3 (1.10%) NAS
11 3 (1.10%) SAN
11 3 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.73%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.73%) MPLS
12 2 (0.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.37%) MS Access
3 1 (0.37%) Power BI
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 8 (2.93%) MSI
2 4 (1.47%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.47%) WinDbg
3 3 (1.10%) JIRA
3 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (43.59%) Finance
2 31 (11.36%) Banking
3 20 (7.33%) Public Sector
4 17 (6.23%) Legal
4 17 (6.23%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.49%) Manufacturing
6 14 (5.13%) Electronics
6 14 (5.13%) Marketing
7 11 (4.03%) Law
8 10 (3.66%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.20%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.47%) Front Office
11 3 (1.10%) Back Office
11 3 (1.10%) Retail
12 2 (0.73%) Publishing
13 1 (0.37%) Billing
13 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 64 (23.44%) Support Engineer
2 53 (19.41%) Desktop Engineer
3 50 (18.32%) Desktop Support
4 40 (14.65%) Windows Engineer
5 35 (12.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 28 (10.26%) Analyst
7 23 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (6.23%) Deployment Engineer
8 17 (6.23%) SCCM Engineer
9 14 (5.13%) IT Support
9 14 (5.13%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.40%) Consultant
10 12 (4.40%) IT Engineer
11 11 (4.03%) Applications Engineer
11 11 (4.03%) Applications Support
12 10 (3.66%) Applications Support Engineer
12 10 (3.66%) Windows Consultant
13 9 (3.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 9 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.30%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.10%) COM
1 3 (1.10%) CSS
1 3 (1.10%) HTML
1 3 (1.10%) jQuery
1 3 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.37%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (3.30%) iPhone
4 7 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.20%) iPad
6 5 (1.83%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.10%) Handset
8 3 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.73%) BYOD
9 2 (0.73%) CCTV
9 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 272 (99.63%) Windows
2 104 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 40 (14.65%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.69%) Android
5 19 (6.96%) Windows 8
6 18 (6.59%) Apple iOS
6 18 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (5.49%) Mac OS X
9 11 (4.03%) Mac OS
10 8 (2.93%) Linux
11 3 (1.10%) Unix
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.88%) Migration
2 42 (15.38%) ITIL
3 36 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (8.42%) Application Packaging
5 18 (6.59%) ITSM
6 17 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 16 (5.86%) Change Management
7 16 (5.86%) Mobile Device Management
8 15 (5.49%) Programme Management
8 15 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (5.13%) Document Management
10 12 (4.40%) Break/Fix
11 11 (4.03%) Incident Management
11 11 (4.03%) Project Management
11 11 (4.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (3.66%) Asset Management
12 10 (3.66%) Practice Management
13 9 (3.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.85%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.20%) VBScript
3 5 (1.83%) SQL
4 4 (1.47%) VBA
5 3 (1.10%) C
5 3 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.37%) Java
6 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (6.23%) Degree
2 12 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.83%) MCSE
6 4 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.47%) MCP
6 4 (1.47%) MCSA
6 4 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.10%) CCNA
7 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.10%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.73%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.73%) MCDST
8 2 (0.73%) SANS
9 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.37%) CCA
9 1 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.66%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.73%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 122 (44.69%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.49%) XenDesktop
4 13 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (4.76%) XenApp
5 7 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.20%) vSphere
7 5 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (1.83%) Xen
8 4 (1.47%) DFS Replication
8 4 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.10%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.10%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.73%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.73%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 99 (36.26%) SCCM
2 21 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (3.66%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.20%) WSUS
4 6 (2.20%) XenMobile
5 5 (1.83%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (1.83%) Perfmon
5 5 (1.83%) SCOM
5 5 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.37%) SCSM
8 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.37%) Terraform
8 1 (0.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 131 (47.99%) Microsoft
2 40 (14.65%) Citrix
3 37 (13.55%) VMware
4 26 (9.52%) Ivanti
5 16 (5.86%) Apple
5 16 (5.86%) HP
6 14 (5.13%) Cisco
6 14 (5.13%) SAP
7 13 (4.76%) iManage
8 10 (3.66%) Bloomberg
9 9 (3.30%) LexisNexis
9 9 (3.30%) Polycom
10 8 (2.93%) Adobe
10 8 (2.93%) Dell
10 8 (2.93%) Symantec
11 6 (2.20%) Google
11 6 (2.20%) Reuters
12 5 (1.83%) McAfee
12 5 (1.83%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.47%) Fidessa