Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 59 54
Rank change year-on-year -54 -5 +33
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 43 99 277
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.43% 3.53% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.15% 20.25% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 75 224
10th Percentile £134 £130 £135
25th Percentile £195 £148 £179
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £275 £250 £375
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -33.33% -3.23%
75th Percentile £438 £438 £475
90th Percentile £550 £475 £530
Central London median daily rate £275 £230 £350
% change year-on-year +19.57% -34.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Median hourly rate - £16.48 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - -21.55% +12.30%
Central London median hourly rate - £16.95 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -19.29% +12.30%

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 354 489 1,257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.80% 17.46% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 366 970
10th Percentile £224 £159 £170
25th Percentile £405 £300 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £486
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.46% -2.75%
75th Percentile £638 £550 £575
90th Percentile £700 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 23
10th Percentile £13.68 £13.07 £16.67
25th Percentile £13.75 £14.28 £19.63
Median hourly rate £14.25 £17.83 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -20.06% -15.12% +10.53%
75th Percentile £18.81 £19.28 £32.00
90th Percentile £21.33 £23.28 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £15.22 £18.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.62% -10.95% +5.00%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Windows 10 in the City of London

Windows 10
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in the City of London

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 21 (48.84%) Finance
4 20 (46.51%) Microsoft 365
5 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
6 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
7 12 (27.91%) SCCM
8 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (23.26%) Azure
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (20.93%) Citrix
10 9 (20.93%) Social Skills
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
11 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
12 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 6 (13.95%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (13.95%) SLA
13 6 (13.95%) Migration
14 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (11.63%) DNS
14 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
14 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2016
14 5 (11.63%) XenApp
14 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
14 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Intune
15 4 (9.30%) Android
15 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
15 4 (9.30%) ITIL
15 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP

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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.33%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (23.26%) Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.98%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) VPN
4 2 (4.65%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.65%) MPLS
4 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) SD-WAN
5 1 (2.33%) SMS
5 1 (2.33%) VLAN
5 1 (2.33%) VoIP
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Social Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Law
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) International Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Desktop Support
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Deskside Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.33%) Kafka
1 1 (2.33%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) BYOD
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (9.30%) Android
6 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (2.33%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) Unix
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (13.95%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Change Management
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Email Migration
6 2 (4.65%) ITSM
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.65%) Preventative Maintenance
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Runbook
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.33%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) VBA
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.33%) CCENT
2 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (11.63%) XenApp
3 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) SCCM
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (2.33%) Grafana
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Bloomberg
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.65%) Ivanti
5 2 (4.65%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) AlgoSec
6 1 (2.33%) Altiris
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) BMC
6 1 (2.33%) CommVault
6 1 (2.33%) Draytek
6 1 (2.33%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.33%) Linedata
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee
6 1 (2.33%) Polycom
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec