Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 68 39
Rank change year-on-year -48 -29 +39
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 64 54 303
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.76% 3.01% 4.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.50% 16.22% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 239
10th Percentile £133 £134 £131
25th Percentile £180 £200 £194
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £313 £325 £375
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% -13.33% +20.48%
75th Percentile £550 £456 £463
90th Percentile £564 £533 £530
Central London median daily rate £275 £300 £340
% change year-on-year -8.33% -11.76% +18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 18
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £21.00

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 413 333 1,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.38% 18.54% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 256 956
10th Percentile £221 £200 £165
25th Percentile £400 £352 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £473 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.99% -0.53% -2.56%
75th Percentile £589 £550 £575
90th Percentile £687 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £514 £474 £475
% change year-on-year +8.44% -0.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 33
10th Percentile £13.78 £21.68 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.88 £24.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £28.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -50.43% +40.24% +9.63%
75th Percentile £16.81 £33.69 £21.50
90th Percentile £20.60 £36.43 £41.04
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.50 £20.83
% change year-on-year -26.92% -6.39% +11.39%

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 17 September 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

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 September 2021. 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
London Bridge - 2 £180 -
Windows 10
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (60.94%) Microsoft 365
3 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
4 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
5 30 (46.88%) Windows 7
6 24 (37.50%) Finance
7 16 (25.00%) Migration
7 16 (25.00%) Azure
7 16 (25.00%) SCCM
8 15 (23.44%) Citrix
8 15 (23.44%) Social Skills
9 14 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (14.06%) SLA
11 9 (14.06%) Cisco
11 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.50%) Change Management
12 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 7 (10.94%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (10.94%) ServiceNow
13 7 (10.94%) Email Migration
13 7 (10.94%) Fat Client
13 7 (10.94%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (10.94%) Thin Client
13 7 (10.94%) MPLS
13 7 (10.94%) ITIL
13 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
13 7 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (10.94%) Banking
13 7 (10.94%) IP Telephony

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 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) nginx
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (25.00%) Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) AWS
4 1 (1.56%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.56%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.56%) Serverless
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) IP Telephony
1 7 (10.94%) MPLS
2 5 (7.81%) Firewall
2 5 (7.81%) VPN
3 4 (6.25%) DNS
4 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.69%) Wireless
5 2 (3.13%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (1.56%) 3G
6 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.56%) HTTP
6 1 (1.56%) NAS
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.56%) SD-WAN
6 1 (1.56%) SMS
6 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Social Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.69%) Law
5 3 (4.69%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (3.13%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.13%) Legal
6 2 (3.13%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Back Office
7 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Desktop Support
2 11 (17.19%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) IT Support
7 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.25%) Microsoft 365 Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Developer
9 3 (4.69%) IT Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Fat Client
1 7 (10.94%) Thin Client
1 7 (10.94%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.56%) BYOD
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.56%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.81%) Android
4 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.81%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.13%) Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Migration
2 14 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.50%) Change Management
5 7 (10.94%) Email Migration
5 7 (10.94%) ITIL
5 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.69%) Break/Fix
7 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (4.69%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.69%) ITSM
7 3 (4.69%) Release Management
7 3 (4.69%) Time Management
8 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) Python
3 2 (3.13%) VBA
3 2 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.56%) CCENT
3 1 (1.56%) CISM
3 1 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.56%) MCSE
3 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) GDPR
3 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (10.94%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (7.81%) XenApp
3 5 (7.81%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) Citrix
3 9 (14.06%) Cisco
4 7 (10.94%) ServiceNow
5 5 (7.81%) Apple
5 5 (7.81%) VMware
6 4 (6.25%) Bloomberg
6 4 (6.25%) McAfee
7 3 (4.69%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.13%) Adobe
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) Polycom
8 2 (3.13%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) Avaya
9 1 (1.56%) BMC
9 1 (1.56%) EMC
9 1 (1.56%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.56%) Lotus
9 1 (1.56%) Remedy
9 1 (1.56%) Sun