Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 71 46
Rank change year-on-year -37 -25 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 75 54 262
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 2.73% 4.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.34% 16.31% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 41 204
10th Percentile £132 £143 £130
25th Percentile £175 £200 £194
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £263 £325 £325
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% - +16.07%
75th Percentile £481 £450 £463
90th Percentile £550 £525 £530
Central London median daily rate £262 £313 £300
% change year-on-year -16.16% +4.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 18
10th Percentile £15.25 " £14.00
25th Percentile £18.63 " £14.06
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% +26.76% -5.08%
75th Percentile £24.75 " £21.00
90th Percentile " " £22.28
Central London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.89% +12.50% +6.95%

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 523 331 1,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.91% 16.71% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 264 826
10th Percentile £184 £203 £163
25th Percentile £380 £365 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £573
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 32
10th Percentile " £21.00 £12.08
25th Percentile £13.88 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £23.00 £19.25
Median % change year-on-year -38.04% +19.48% +2.94%
75th Percentile £20.00 " £21.06
90th Percentile £24.58 £32.15 £25.69
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -38.04% +15.00% +6.95%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
3 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (48.00%) Windows 7
5 33 (44.00%) Active Directory
6 24 (32.00%) Finance
7 22 (29.33%) SCCM
8 21 (28.00%) Citrix
9 18 (24.00%) Migration
10 16 (21.33%) Social Skills
11 15 (20.00%) Azure
12 14 (18.67%) Windows Server
12 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
12 14 (18.67%) ITIL
13 12 (16.00%) ServiceNow
14 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (14.67%) VMware
14 11 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (13.33%) IP Telephony
15 10 (13.33%) Cisco
15 10 (13.33%) Thin Client
15 10 (13.33%) Fat Client
16 9 (12.00%) Banking
16 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
16 9 (12.00%) Email Migration
16 9 (12.00%) MPLS
16 9 (12.00%) SLA
16 9 (12.00%) VPN
16 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
17 8 (10.67%) PowerShell

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 (5.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Eikon
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (20.00%) Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.33%) AWS
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.33%) Google Data Studio
5 1 (1.33%) Google Workspace
5 1 (1.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Serverless
5 1 (1.33%) Slack
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) IP Telephony
2 9 (12.00%) MPLS
2 9 (12.00%) VPN
3 7 (9.33%) Wireless
4 4 (5.33%) Firewall
5 3 (4.00%) LAN
5 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.00%) VoIP
6 2 (2.67%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.67%) WAN
7 1 (1.33%) 3G
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.33%) DHCP
7 1 (1.33%) DNS
7 1 (1.33%) NAS
7 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.33%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.67%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Social Skills
3 9 (12.00%) Banking
4 6 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.67%) Legal
6 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.33%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (5.33%) Public Sector
7 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.67%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.33%) Back Office
9 1 (1.33%) Front Office
9 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.33%) Law
9 1 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Service Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) IT Support
5 10 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 9 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (12.00%) IT Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Project Manager
7 7 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Microsoft 365 Manager
8 6 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Microsoft 365 Project Manager
9 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
1 1 (1.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 10 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.67%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) BYOD
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.33%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (18.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.67%) Android
4 5 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.33%) Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Mac OS
5 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.33%) HPUX
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Migration
2 14 (18.67%) ITIL
3 11 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.00%) Email Migration
4 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.33%) ITSM
5 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.67%) Change Management
7 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.33%) Break/Fix
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (5.33%) Server Management
9 3 (4.00%) Analytics
9 3 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.00%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (4.00%) Release Management
9 3 (4.00%) Task Automation
10 2 (2.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.00%) Python
3 2 (2.67%) VB
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) Perl
4 1 (1.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CISM
3 1 (1.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) SLA
2 5 (6.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (5.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.67%) vSphere
4 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (29.33%) SCCM
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.00%) SCOM
4 2 (2.67%) Ansible
4 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.00%) Citrix
3 12 (16.00%) ServiceNow
4 11 (14.67%) VMware
5 10 (13.33%) Cisco
6 6 (8.00%) Apple
7 4 (5.33%) McAfee
8 3 (4.00%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.67%) Adobe
9 2 (2.67%) Dell
9 2 (2.67%) HP
9 2 (2.67%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.67%) Reuters
9 2 (2.67%) Symantec
10 1 (1.33%) Altiris
10 1 (1.33%) Cadence
10 1 (1.33%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.33%) Polycom
10 1 (1.33%) Qualys
10 1 (1.33%) RightFax