Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 57 72
Rank change year-on-year -37 +15 +31
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 43 167 235
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.92% 3.68% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.61% 22.00% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 128 178
Median daily rate £230 £263 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.38% -14.29% -14.46%
10th Percentile £129 £130 £131
90th Percentile £484 £495 £525
Central London median daily rate £230 £250 £310
% change year-on-year -8.00% -19.35% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -5.71% +40.00%
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £18.75
% change year-on-year +20.32% -0.27% +29.31%

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 341 759 1,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.22% 16.74% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 581 1,008
Median daily rate £485 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £190 £150 £153
90th Percentile £683 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £431 £475
% change year-on-year +12.46% -9.21% -1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 37
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.66% - +8.09%
10th Percentile £16.55 £12.50 £13.60
90th Percentile £23.00 £21.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.70 £18.76
% change year-on-year +21.66% -0.29% +4.19%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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 21 (48.84%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
4 17 (39.53%) Finance
5 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
6 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (23.26%) SCCM
6 10 (23.26%) Azure
7 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (20.93%) Migration
8 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
9 7 (16.28%) ITSM
9 7 (16.28%) Citrix
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL
10 6 (13.95%) Banking
10 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
10 6 (13.95%) Skype
11 5 (11.63%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
11 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
11 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
11 5 (11.63%) MCSE
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (9.30%) VPN
12 4 (9.30%) SharePoint

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 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (23.26%) Azure
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Skype
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) Wireless
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) Intranet
4 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Desktop Support
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (11.63%) Deskside Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) IT Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support
7 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (6.98%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (4.65%) Kafka
1 2 (4.65%) MSMQ
1 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) Equities
3 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (4.65%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Unix
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (16.28%) ITSM
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.30%) Business Case
7 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.98%) Creative Thinking
7 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) Runbook
7 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.65%) Document Management
8 2 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) MCSE
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) MCP
2 3 (6.98%) MCTS
3 2 (4.65%) CISSP
3 2 (4.65%) SSCP
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) NCSC
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.33%) Xen
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.65%) Grafana
3 2 (4.65%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) Apple
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Linedata
4 2 (4.65%) Meraki
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Remedy
4 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.65%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) iManage
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.33%) Sun
5 1 (2.33%) Wyse