Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 190 263
Rank change year-on-year +64 +73 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 134 46 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.86% 0.70% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.24% 3.36% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 36 3
City of London median daily rate £280 £388 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.74% -16.22% -
10th Percentile £125 £206 £366
90th Percentile £538 £525 £594
Central London median daily rate £273 £390 £463
% change year-on-year -30.13% -15.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 0
City of London median hourly rate £14.00 £25.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.31% - -
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £25.60 -
% change year-on-year -41.41% - -

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 1451 1368 1902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.18% 20.90% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1074 1505
City of London median daily rate £483 £463 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.32% +4.52% +10.63%
10th Percentile £213 £288 £227
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.80% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 24 54
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.63 £12.04
90th Percentile £27.15 £43.38 £29.70
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.99
% change year-on-year -5.71% -2.72% +16.06%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 10 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 133 (99.25%) Windows
2 70 (52.24%) Office 365
3 68 (50.75%) Active Directory
4 61 (45.52%) Windows 7
5 49 (36.57%) Microsoft
6 46 (34.33%) SCCM
7 32 (23.88%) Citrix
8 31 (23.13%) Finance
8 31 (23.13%) Microsoft Office
9 23 (17.16%) Apple
10 21 (15.67%) Migration
11 20 (14.93%) Windows Server
12 19 (14.18%) ITIL
13 18 (13.43%) Windows 8
14 17 (12.69%) MS Exchange
14 17 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (11.94%) VMware
16 14 (10.45%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (8.96%) PowerShell
18 12 (8.96%) Bloomberg
18 12 (8.96%) MCSE
19 11 (8.21%) AirWatch
19 11 (8.21%) Internet
19 11 (8.21%) Application Packaging
19 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
19 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
20 10 (7.46%) Apple iOS
20 10 (7.46%) Android

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 17 (12.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.73%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.24%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (23.13%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.49%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 70 (52.24%) Office 365
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.24%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) Internet
2 7 (5.22%) LAN
2 7 (5.22%) Skype
3 6 (4.48%) Firewall
3 6 (4.48%) VPN
3 6 (4.48%) WAN
3 6 (4.48%) Wireless
4 5 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (2.99%) DNS
5 4 (2.99%) NAS
5 4 (2.99%) SAN
5 4 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.99%) VLAN
5 4 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.24%) DHCP
6 3 (2.24%) Intranet
7 2 (1.49%) DMZ
7 2 (1.49%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.49%) Network Security
7 2 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) Big Data
2 1 (0.75%) MS Access
2 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MSI
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Law
4 6 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.48%) Legal
5 5 (3.73%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) Desktop Support
2 21 (15.67%) Analyst
3 14 (10.45%) IT Support
3 14 (10.45%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.96%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 12 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (8.96%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (8.21%) Architect
5 11 (8.21%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Service Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Active Directory Support
8 7 (5.22%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) IT Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Mac Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.99%) Consultant
10 4 (2.99%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.72%) iPhone
3 8 (5.97%) BYOD
4 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.73%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.73%) iPad
5 5 (3.73%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.73%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.99%) User Experience
7 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.49%) PKI
8 2 (1.49%) PMI
9 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.75%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.75%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 133 (99.25%) Windows
2 61 (45.52%) Windows 7
3 20 (14.93%) Windows Server
4 18 (13.43%) Windows 8
5 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.46%) Android
6 10 (7.46%) Apple iOS
7 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.99%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.24%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (2.24%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.49%) Linux
10 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.67%) Migration
2 19 (14.18%) ITIL
3 11 (8.21%) Application Packaging
4 9 (6.72%) Service Management
5 8 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.48%) TOGAF
7 5 (3.73%) ITSM
7 5 (3.73%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.73%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.99%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.99%) Data Migration
8 4 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.99%) Time Management
9 3 (2.24%) Data Architecture
9 3 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.24%) Information Security
9 3 (2.24%) Investment Management
9 3 (2.24%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.96%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.48%) VBScript
3 3 (2.24%) SQL
4 1 (0.75%) C
4 1 (0.75%) C#
4 1 (0.75%) VB
4 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.96%) MCSE
3 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
4 10 (7.46%) Degree
5 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (2.24%) MCDST
7 3 (2.24%) MCSA
7 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.49%) CCNA
8 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.49%) CISSP
8 2 (1.49%) MCITP
8 2 (1.49%) MCP
8 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) PMO
3 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 68 (50.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.72%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (4.48%) BitLocker
4 6 (4.48%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.24%) vSphere
7 2 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.75%) Firmware
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (34.33%) SCCM
2 11 (8.21%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.99%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.24%) AppDNA
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.49%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.75%) DameWare
6 1 (0.75%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.75%) SCOM
6 1 (0.75%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.75%) vMotion
6 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (36.57%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.88%) Citrix
3 23 (17.16%) Apple
4 16 (11.94%) VMware
5 12 (8.96%) Bloomberg
6 9 (6.72%) Cisco
7 8 (5.97%) HP
8 7 (5.22%) Dell
8 7 (5.22%) Reuters
9 6 (4.48%) FactSet
10 5 (3.73%) AppSense
10 5 (3.73%) Symantec
11 3 (2.24%) Altiris
11 3 (2.24%) Charles River
11 3 (2.24%) F5
11 3 (2.24%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.24%) NetApp
11 3 (2.24%) Wyse
12 2 (1.49%) Samsung
12 2 (1.49%) ServiceNow