Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 71 122
Rank change year-on-year +21 +51 +68
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 204 228 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.19% 3.39% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.43% 17.08% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 171 103
City of London median daily rate £250 £263 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -9.48% -22.67%
10th Percentile £130 £131 £133
90th Percentile £530 £500 £546
Central London median daily rate £250 £263 £275
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -27.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 17
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.10 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.84% +29.29% -56.92%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.85 £25.50 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.27% +25.00% -53.85%

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 835 1,335 1,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.15% 19.83% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 1,008 1,145
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -4.52% +8.15%
10th Percentile £147 £145 £254
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 52
City of London median hourly rate £17.83 £18.70 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +22.62% -29.89%
10th Percentile £12.36 £13.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.70 £25.50 £25.55
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.73 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.13% +10.15% -10.53%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 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
Moorgate - 10 £450 -
London Bridge +44 2 £263 +110.00%
Windows 10
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 204 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (50.00%) Office 365
3 97 (47.55%) Active Directory
4 95 (46.57%) Windows 7
5 84 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 74 (36.27%) Finance
7 60 (29.41%) SCCM
8 49 (24.02%) Microsoft Office
9 39 (19.12%) Migration
10 37 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (17.16%) VMware
12 28 (13.73%) ITIL
13 27 (13.24%) Ivanti
13 27 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (13.24%) Windows Server
14 25 (12.25%) Citrix
15 24 (11.76%) PowerShell
15 24 (11.76%) Banking
16 23 (11.27%) Azure
17 21 (10.29%) Apple
18 19 (9.31%) ITSM
18 19 (9.31%) SharePoint
19 18 (8.82%) TCP/IP
19 18 (8.82%) Mac OS X
19 18 (8.82%) Android
19 18 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (8.33%) Cisco
20 17 (8.33%) Blackberry
21 16 (7.84%) Break/Fix
22 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012

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 19 (9.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.96%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (24.02%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 102 (50.00%) Office 365
2 23 (11.27%) Azure
3 11 (5.39%) OneDrive
4 6 (2.94%) AWS
5 5 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.47%) IaaS
6 3 (1.47%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Boomi
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.49%) G Suite
7 1 (0.49%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.35%) DNS
3 12 (5.88%) LAN
4 11 (5.39%) DHCP
5 10 (4.90%) WAN
6 9 (4.41%) VPN
7 8 (3.92%) VoIP
8 7 (3.43%) Firewall
8 7 (3.43%) Internet
8 7 (3.43%) Skype
9 6 (2.94%) Wireless
10 5 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.96%) NAS
12 3 (1.47%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.47%) PBX
13 2 (0.98%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.98%) MPLS
13 2 (0.98%) SAN
13 2 (0.98%) VLAN
13 2 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (0.49%) Power BI
2 1 (0.49%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 5 (2.45%) MSI
2 4 (1.96%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.96%) WinDbg
3 3 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (36.27%) Finance
2 24 (11.76%) Banking
3 14 (6.86%) Public Sector
4 10 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.92%) Law
5 8 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.43%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.43%) Marketing
7 6 (2.94%) Electronics
7 6 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.94%) Legal
8 5 (2.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.98%) Front Office
9 2 (0.98%) Retail
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Billing
10 1 (0.49%) German Language
10 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (25.49%) Desktop Support
2 45 (22.06%) Desktop Engineer
2 45 (22.06%) Support Engineer
3 28 (13.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 26 (12.75%) Analyst
5 24 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
6 21 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (5.88%) IT Support
7 12 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (4.90%) Desktop Analyst
9 9 (4.41%) Mac Engineer
10 8 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.43%) Active Directory Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) IT Engineer
12 6 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.94%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) COM
1 1 (0.49%) CSS
1 1 (0.49%) HTML
1 1 (0.49%) jQuery
1 1 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.39%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (4.90%) iPhone
4 7 (3.43%) iPad
5 6 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.45%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.45%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.96%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.47%) BYOD
8 3 (1.47%) Handset
8 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.98%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.98%) PKI
10 1 (0.49%) CMDB
10 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 204 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (46.57%) Windows 7
3 27 (13.24%) Windows Server
4 18 (8.82%) Android
4 18 (8.82%) Mac OS X
4 18 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 12 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.41%) Mac OS
8 6 (2.94%) Linux
9 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.12%) Migration
2 37 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (13.73%) ITIL
4 19 (9.31%) ITSM
5 16 (7.84%) Break/Fix
6 15 (7.35%) Application Packaging
7 14 (6.86%) Asset Management
8 12 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (4.90%) Project Management
10 9 (4.41%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.43%) Change Management
12 7 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (3.43%) Service Management
13 6 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (2.94%) Decision-Making
13 6 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (2.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.96%) VBScript
3 3 (1.47%) C
3 3 (1.47%) SQL
3 3 (1.47%) VBA
4 1 (0.49%) Java
4 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.90%) Degree
2 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.45%) MCSE
4 5 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.96%) MCP
5 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.47%) CCNA
6 3 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.47%) MCSA
7 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.98%) SANS
8 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.49%) CCA
8 1 (0.49%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.49%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 97 (47.55%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.39%) XenApp
4 10 (4.90%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.45%) Xen
8 4 (1.96%) DFS Replication
8 4 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.96%) vSphere
9 3 (1.47%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.98%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.98%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 60 (29.41%) SCCM
2 11 (5.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (3.43%) SCOM
3 7 (3.43%) XenMobile
4 6 (2.94%) Jamf Pro
4 6 (2.94%) WSUS
5 5 (2.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.96%) Perfmon
7 3 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.98%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.49%) SCSM
9 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 35 (17.16%) VMware
3 27 (13.24%) Ivanti
4 25 (12.25%) Citrix
5 21 (10.29%) Apple
6 17 (8.33%) Cisco
7 15 (7.35%) HP
8 11 (5.39%) Polycom
9 10 (4.90%) Bloomberg
10 9 (4.41%) Adobe
11 7 (3.43%) Google
11 7 (3.43%) Symantec
12 6 (2.94%) Dell
12 6 (2.94%) McAfee
12 6 (2.94%) SAP
13 5 (2.45%) Fidessa
13 5 (2.45%) Reuters
14 4 (1.96%) FactSet
14 4 (1.96%) Lotus
14 4 (1.96%) Lumension