Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 43 73
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 +65
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 50 271 240
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.77% 4.56% 3.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.18% 24.55% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 225 167
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £133 £130 £137
90th Percentile £538 £521 £538
Central London median daily rate £325 £356 £300
% change year-on-year -8.77% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 35
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.63% +6.86%
Central London median hourly rate £81.25 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +306.25% +6.95% +3.89%

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 309 1,104 1,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.11% 18.59% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 862 1,118
Median daily rate £475 £475 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.81% +1.84%
10th Percentile £210 £191 £157
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 33 72
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.98% +9.63% +10.28%
10th Percentile £20.75 £12.04 £13.10
90th Percentile £33.68 £49.96 £24.36
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.25 £18.70
% change year-on-year +13.58% +8.29% +10.00%

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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 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 49 (98.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (50.00%) Office 365
3 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.00%) Finance
5 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
6 15 (30.00%) Azure
7 14 (28.00%) Migration
8 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (18.00%) Citrix
11 8 (16.00%) ITSM
11 8 (16.00%) SCCM
12 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (14.00%) Windows 8
12 7 (14.00%) VMware
12 7 (14.00%) Banking
12 7 (14.00%) ITIL
13 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (12.00%) Skype
14 5 (10.00%) Patch Management
14 5 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (10.00%) HP
14 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
15 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
15 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis

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 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (50.00%) Office 365
2 15 (30.00%) Azure
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Power Platform
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) AWS
4 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Skype
2 5 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (8.00%) VPN
4 3 (6.00%) DHCP
4 3 (6.00%) DNS
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) Intranet
6 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.00%) IPv4
6 1 (2.00%) MPLS
6 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Power BI
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) AdminStudio
1 2 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.00%) Front Office
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) International Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Desktop Support
3 10 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (14.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Support Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Chief Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Technician
8 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Support Technician
8 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (98.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (4.00%) HPUX
7 2 (4.00%) Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (2.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Migration
2 8 (16.00%) ITSM
3 7 (14.00%) ITIL
4 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 4 (8.00%) Business Case
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.00%) Architectural Design
7 3 (6.00%) Creative Thinking
7 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.00%) Information Security
7 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) VBScript
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) VB
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
1 4 (8.00%) MCSE
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) CISSP
2 3 (6.00%) MCP
2 3 (6.00%) MCTS
2 3 (6.00%) SSCP
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) NCSC
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Citrix
3 7 (14.00%) VMware
4 5 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.00%) Apple
6 2 (4.00%) Ivanti
6 2 (4.00%) Meraki
6 2 (4.00%) NetApp
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.00%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) McAfee
7 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.00%) Sophos
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec