Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 46 78
Rank change year-on-year -24 +32 +68
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 66 295 213
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.96% 4.54% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.42% 22.92% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 244 148
Median daily rate £290 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +16.92% +1.56%
10th Percentile £132 £153 £129
90th Percentile £475 £529 £538
Central London median daily rate £275 £366 £325
% change year-on-year -24.91% +12.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 26
Median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.40% +12.30% -2.60%
10th Percentile £25.76 £19.10 £13.02
90th Percentile £28.59 £22.56 £22.50
Central London median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +29.40% +12.30% -1.58%

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 402 1,287 1,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.04% 19.81% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 990 1,090
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £200
90th Percentile £638 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 33 73
Median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.40% +12.30% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21.15 £12.04 £14.80
90th Percentile £36.32 £44.80 £23.95
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.30% +3.34%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 30 (45.45%) Office 365
3 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
4 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 23 (34.85%) Finance
6 19 (28.79%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (24.24%) Migration
8 14 (21.21%) Windows Server
9 12 (18.18%) ITIL
9 12 (18.18%) Azure
9 12 (18.18%) SCCM
10 11 (16.67%) Citrix
10 11 (16.67%) VMware
11 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
11 9 (13.64%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (12.12%) Banking
13 7 (10.61%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
15 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
15 5 (7.58%) Release Management
15 5 (7.58%) Application Packaging
15 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Intune
15 5 (7.58%) Patch Management
15 5 (7.58%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2016
16 4 (6.06%) OneDrive

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 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.52%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 30 (45.45%) Office 365
2 12 (18.18%) Azure
3 4 (6.06%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.03%) AWS
4 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.03%) IaaS
4 2 (3.03%) PaaS
4 2 (3.03%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.03%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Dropbox
5 1 (1.52%) G Suite
5 1 (1.52%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (6.06%) DNS
3 3 (4.55%) DHCP
3 3 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (3.03%) Firewall
4 2 (3.03%) Skype
4 2 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (1.52%) FTP
5 1 (1.52%) Internet
5 1 (1.52%) Intranet
5 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.52%) IPv4
5 1 (1.52%) LAN
5 1 (1.52%) MPLS
5 1 (1.52%) NAS
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) Telepresence
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Power BI
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MSI
2 2 (3.03%) AdminStudio
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Front Office
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.52%) French Language
5 1 (1.52%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.52%) International Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Local Government
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Desktop Support
3 8 (12.12%) IT Support
3 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Office 365 Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.55%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.55%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.52%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.52%) PKI
4 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 14 (21.21%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) HPUX
7 2 (3.03%) Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Migration
2 12 (18.18%) ITIL
3 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.58%) Application Packaging
5 5 (7.58%) Patch Management
5 5 (7.58%) Release Management
6 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 3 (4.55%) Break/Fix
7 3 (4.55%) Change Management
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.55%) Project Delivery
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Decision-Making
8 2 (3.03%) Requirements Gathering
8 2 (3.03%) Runbook
8 2 (3.03%) Security Hardening
8 2 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.06%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) VBScript
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) VB
4 2 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) PMP
4 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.52%) MCTS
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.52%) NCSC
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.64%) Virtual Desktop
2 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) vSphere
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
5 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.52%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Citrix
2 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (6.06%) Bloomberg
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco
3 4 (6.06%) HP
3 4 (6.06%) Ivanti
4 3 (4.55%) Adobe
4 3 (4.55%) Apple
4 3 (4.55%) Reuters
4 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.03%) Fidessa
5 2 (3.03%) NetApp
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) Remedy
5 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.52%) ConnectWise
6 1 (1.52%) Meraki
6 1 (1.52%) Snow