Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 128 191
Rank change year-on-year +57 +63 +66
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 253 137 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.54% 1.91% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.28% 9.53% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 99 36
City of London median daily rate £278 £285 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -26.45% -16.22%
10th Percentile £131 £125 £178
90th Percentile £506 £538 £525
Central London median daily rate £275 £275 £389
% change year-on-year - -29.26% -15.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 2
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £14.00 £25.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -45.31% -
10th Percentile £11.92 £11.25 £19.96
90th Percentile £25.50 £19.50 £32.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £25.60
% change year-on-year +24.67% -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 1,464 1,438 1,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.51% 20.01% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,107 1,127 1,071
City of London median daily rate £475 £483 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +4.32% +5.05%
10th Percentile £150 £213 £275
90th Percentile £638 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 52 25
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.62% -19.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £25.17 £27.33 £42.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year +16.88% -10.99% -0.08%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 - 2 £275 -
London Bridge - 2 - -
Windows 10
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 253 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (42.69%) Windows 7
3 105 (41.50%) Office 365
3 105 (41.50%) Microsoft
4 94 (37.15%) Active Directory
5 87 (34.39%) SCCM
6 86 (33.99%) Finance
7 72 (28.46%) Microsoft Office
8 64 (25.30%) Migration
9 62 (24.51%) ITIL
10 44 (17.39%) Apple
11 40 (15.81%) Citrix
12 35 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
13 31 (12.25%) VMware
14 30 (11.86%) Cisco
15 28 (11.07%) Windows Server
16 26 (10.28%) Microsoft App-V
17 24 (9.49%) Skype for Business
17 24 (9.49%) Skype
18 22 (8.70%) iPad
18 22 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
18 22 (8.70%) SharePoint
18 22 (8.70%) Legal
19 21 (8.30%) Banking
19 21 (8.30%) iPhone
20 20 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
21 19 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
21 19 (7.51%) PowerShell
21 19 (7.51%) Cisco IOS
22 18 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008

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 24 (9.49%) Skype for Business
2 22 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.93%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.79%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (28.46%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (0.79%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.79%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 105 (41.50%) Office 365
2 35 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.98%) IaaS
6 3 (1.19%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.79%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.40%) G Suite
8 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.49%) Skype
2 19 (7.51%) Cisco IOS
3 18 (7.11%) TCP/IP
4 17 (6.72%) LAN
4 17 (6.72%) WAN
5 16 (6.32%) DNS
6 14 (5.53%) DHCP
7 12 (4.74%) VPN
8 11 (4.35%) Telepresence
8 11 (4.35%) WebEx
9 8 (3.16%) Firewall
9 8 (3.16%) Internet
9 8 (3.16%) VoIP
10 6 (2.37%) Intranet
10 6 (2.37%) Wireless
11 5 (1.98%) ADSL
12 4 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.19%) Broadband
13 3 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (0.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.19%) MS Access
1 3 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) AdminStudio
2 4 (1.58%) MSI
3 2 (0.79%) TestDirector
General
1 86 (33.99%) Finance
2 22 (8.70%) Legal
3 21 (8.30%) Banking
4 15 (5.93%) Law
5 8 (3.16%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.37%) Billing
7 5 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.19%) Back Office
8 3 (1.19%) Front Office
8 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.79%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (29.25%) Analyst
2 51 (20.16%) Support Analyst
3 41 (16.21%) Support Engineer
4 37 (14.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 30 (11.86%) Desktop Support
6 26 (10.28%) IT Support
7 22 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 22 (8.70%) IT Analyst
7 22 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
8 21 (8.30%) Desktop Engineer
9 19 (7.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 19 (7.51%) Service Analyst
10 17 (6.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (6.72%) IT Support Analyst
10 17 (6.72%) Project Manager
11 16 (6.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
11 16 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (5.14%) Deployment Engineer
12 13 (5.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.19%) XMPP
2 1 (0.40%) .NET
2 1 (0.40%) ActiveX
2 1 (0.40%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.70%) iPad
1 22 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
2 21 (8.30%) iPhone
3 12 (4.74%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.56%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.56%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.16%) User Experience
6 7 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.37%) Reinsurance
7 6 (2.37%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.79%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.79%) Handset
10 2 (0.79%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.40%) BYOD
11 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 253 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (42.69%) Windows 7
3 28 (11.07%) Windows Server
4 18 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.53%) Apple iOS
5 14 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.74%) Mac OS X
7 11 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 11 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.95%) Android
9 6 (2.37%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.58%) Linux
10 4 (1.58%) Unix
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.30%) Migration
2 62 (24.51%) ITIL
3 18 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (6.72%) Application Packaging
4 17 (6.72%) Investment Management
5 15 (5.93%) Document Management
6 13 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (4.74%) ITSM
7 12 (4.74%) Project Management
8 11 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.35%) Service Management
9 10 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (3.56%) Asset Management
10 9 (3.56%) Break/Fix
10 9 (3.56%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.56%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (2.77%) Data Analysis
11 7 (2.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.77%) Proactive Monitoring
12 6 (2.37%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.51%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.74%) SQL
3 8 (3.16%) VBA
4 7 (2.77%) VBScript
5 4 (1.58%) C
6 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.53%) Degree
3 13 (5.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 13 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.14%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.95%) MCSA
5 5 (1.98%) MCSE
6 4 (1.58%) MCP
7 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.79%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.79%) MCDST
8 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.40%) ACSP
9 1 (0.40%) ACTC
9 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.40%) MCTS
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (37.15%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (7.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 18 (7.11%) XenApp
4 18 (7.11%) XenDesktop
5 13 (5.14%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.35%) BitLocker
7 10 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.58%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.19%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.19%) vSphere
10 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 87 (34.39%) SCCM
2 12 (4.74%) SCOM
3 8 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (2.37%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.98%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.19%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.19%) SafeCom
7 3 (1.19%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.19%) WSUS
7 3 (1.19%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.40%) SCSM
Vendors
1 105 (41.50%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.39%) Apple
3 40 (15.81%) Citrix
4 31 (12.25%) VMware
5 30 (11.86%) Cisco
6 18 (7.11%) Ivanti
7 13 (5.14%) Polycom
8 11 (4.35%) iManage
8 11 (4.35%) McAfee
9 9 (3.56%) Bloomberg
9 9 (3.56%) Dell
10 7 (2.77%) Mitel
11 5 (1.98%) Adobe
11 5 (1.98%) FactSet
11 5 (1.98%) HP
11 5 (1.98%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.98%) Wyse
12 4 (1.58%) Reuters
13 3 (1.19%) MobileIron
13 3 (1.19%) Symantec