Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 128 212
Rank change year-on-year +53 +84 +67
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 242 115 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.45% 1.68% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.74% 8.53% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 84 23
City of London median daily rate £325 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00% +10.34%
10th Percentile £133 £128 £191
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Central London median daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 1
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -44.62% -
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.70 £31.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £21.02 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +3.89% -44.62% -

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 1,446 1,348 1,435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.60% 19.65% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,108 1,050 1,150
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £160 £213 £285
90th Percentile £638 £663 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 46 35
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.10 £11.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.35 £27.50 £31.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.25 £18.73
% change year-on-year +8.41% -7.88% +1.22%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 - 1 - -
Windows 10
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (49.59%) Windows 7
3 99 (40.91%) Office 365
4 97 (40.08%) Microsoft
5 96 (39.67%) Finance
6 91 (37.60%) Active Directory
7 88 (36.36%) SCCM
8 68 (28.10%) Microsoft Office
9 61 (25.21%) Migration
10 57 (23.55%) ITIL
11 44 (18.18%) Citrix
12 43 (17.77%) Apple
13 33 (13.64%) VMware
13 33 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (11.98%) Microsoft App-V
15 27 (11.16%) Skype
15 27 (11.16%) Windows Server
15 27 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (10.74%) Virtual Desktop
16 26 (10.74%) Skype for Business
17 24 (9.92%) Video Conferencing
17 24 (9.92%) PowerShell
17 24 (9.92%) Cisco
18 23 (9.50%) iPhone
19 22 (9.09%) iPad
20 21 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
21 20 (8.26%) WAN
21 20 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
22 19 (7.85%) 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 26 (10.74%) Skype for Business
2 18 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.61%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (28.10%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (0.83%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.41%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 99 (40.91%) Office 365
2 33 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.48%) IaaS
6 4 (1.65%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.24%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.83%) SaaS
9 1 (0.41%) G Suite
9 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.16%) Skype
2 20 (8.26%) WAN
3 19 (7.85%) LAN
3 19 (7.85%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
5 16 (6.61%) DNS
6 14 (5.79%) DHCP
7 12 (4.96%) VPN
8 11 (4.55%) WebEx
9 10 (4.13%) Telepresence
10 8 (3.31%) Firewall
11 6 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (2.07%) ADSL
12 5 (2.07%) Internet
12 5 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.07%) Wireless
13 4 (1.65%) Intranet
13 4 (1.65%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.65%) VoIP
14 3 (1.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.65%) Power BI
2 3 (1.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.83%) MS Access
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.48%) AdminStudio
2 3 (1.24%) MSI
3 2 (0.83%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (39.67%) Finance
2 19 (7.85%) Banking
3 15 (6.20%) Law
4 14 (5.79%) Legal
5 9 (3.72%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.72%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.48%) Billing
7 5 (2.07%) Front Office
8 4 (1.65%) Back Office
8 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.83%) Advertising
11 1 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.41%) Local Government
11 1 (0.41%) Marketing
11 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (20.66%) Desktop Support
2 49 (20.25%) Support Engineer
3 48 (19.83%) Analyst
4 32 (13.22%) Support Analyst
5 27 (11.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (9.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 22 (9.09%) IT Support
8 20 (8.26%) Windows Engineer
9 18 (7.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (7.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 17 (7.02%) IT Analyst
10 17 (7.02%) Project Manager
11 13 (5.37%) IT Support Analyst
12 10 (4.13%) Consultant
12 10 (4.13%) Deployment Engineer
12 10 (4.13%) SCCM Engineer
12 10 (4.13%) Service Analyst
12 10 (4.13%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (3.72%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.65%) XMPP
2 1 (0.41%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) ActiveX
2 1 (0.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.92%) Video Conferencing
2 23 (9.50%) iPhone
3 22 (9.09%) iPad
4 11 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.13%) Fat Client
5 10 (4.13%) Smartphone
5 10 (4.13%) Thin Client
6 9 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.72%) User Experience
7 3 (1.24%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.24%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (0.83%) BYOD
8 2 (0.83%) Handset
8 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.41%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (49.59%) Windows 7
3 27 (11.16%) Windows Server
4 21 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (7.44%) Apple iOS
5 18 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (7.02%) Mac OS X
7 11 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 9 (3.72%) Android
8 9 (3.72%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.31%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.65%) Linux
11 3 (1.24%) Unix
11 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.21%) Migration
2 57 (23.55%) ITIL
3 27 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (7.85%) Investment Management
5 16 (6.61%) Application Packaging
6 15 (6.20%) Project Management
7 13 (5.37%) ITSM
7 13 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (4.55%) Service Management
9 10 (4.13%) Break/Fix
9 10 (4.13%) Document Management
9 10 (4.13%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (2.89%) Capacity Management
11 7 (2.89%) Information Security
11 7 (2.89%) Patch Management
12 6 (2.48%) Asset Management
12 6 (2.48%) Change Management
12 6 (2.48%) CRM
12 6 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.92%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.96%) SQL
3 10 (4.13%) VBA
4 9 (3.72%) VBScript
5 4 (1.65%) C#
6 3 (1.24%) C
6 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.83%) VB
8 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.37%) Degree
3 12 (4.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.13%) MCSA
6 8 (3.31%) MCSE
7 4 (1.65%) MCDST
8 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.83%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.83%) MCP
9 2 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.41%) PMO
2 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (37.60%) Active Directory
2 29 (11.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 26 (10.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 21 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (6.20%) BitLocker
5 15 (6.20%) Hyper-V
5 15 (6.20%) XenApp
5 15 (6.20%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.24%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.24%) Xen
9 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.83%) vSphere
10 1 (0.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 88 (36.36%) SCCM
2 13 (5.37%) SCOM
3 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.07%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.07%) WSUS
6 4 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.65%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.24%) SafeCom
7 3 (1.24%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.41%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 97 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 44 (18.18%) Citrix
3 43 (17.77%) Apple
4 33 (13.64%) VMware
5 24 (9.92%) Cisco
6 19 (7.85%) Ivanti
7 12 (4.96%) Bloomberg
7 12 (4.96%) McAfee
7 12 (4.96%) Wyse
8 11 (4.55%) Polycom
9 10 (4.13%) Dell
9 10 (4.13%) iManage
10 9 (3.72%) ServiceNow
11 8 (3.31%) HP
11 8 (3.31%) Reuters
12 7 (2.89%) Adobe
13 6 (2.48%) Mitel
14 4 (1.65%) FactSet
15 3 (1.24%) Intapp
16 2 (0.83%) Aderant