Period
to 17 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 161 202
Rank change year-on-year +75 +41 +85
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 201 78 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.92% 1.26% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.34% 5.86% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 64 21
City of London median daily rate £396 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.92% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £133 £105 £175
90th Percentile £559 £525 £538
Central London median daily rate £381 £351 £268
% change year-on-year +8.77% +31.03% -40.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.67% +50.00% -
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £25.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.24% +28.50% -

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 1,402 1,332 1,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.35% 21.45% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,102 1,063 1,131
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £226 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £648 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 28 42
City of London median hourly rate £19.13 £16.96 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -10.75% +0.80%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.84 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.78 £59.63 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +1.60%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 - 1 £275 -
Windows 10
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (44.28%) Office 365
3 83 (41.29%) Active Directory
4 80 (39.80%) Microsoft
5 78 (38.81%) Windows 7
6 69 (34.33%) Citrix
7 66 (32.84%) SCCM
8 64 (31.84%) Migration
9 54 (26.87%) Finance
10 42 (20.90%) Microsoft Office
11 34 (16.92%) Microsoft Excel
11 34 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (15.92%) Project Management
13 28 (13.93%) VMware
14 25 (12.44%) Virtual Desktop
15 24 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (11.94%) PowerShell
16 23 (11.44%) ITIL
17 22 (10.95%) Microsoft App-V
18 21 (10.45%) PRINCE2
18 21 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (9.95%) Apple
19 20 (9.95%) User Acceptance Testing
20 17 (8.46%) Ivanti
20 17 (8.46%) Skype
21 16 (7.96%) Business Analysis
22 15 (7.46%) Mac OS X
22 15 (7.46%) MS Visio
22 15 (7.46%) XenApp
22 15 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008

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 15 (7.46%) Skype for Business
2 9 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (20.90%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (16.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (7.46%) MS Visio
4 13 (6.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Carpe Diem
1 2 (1.00%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 89 (44.28%) Office 365
2 15 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.48%) OneDrive
4 7 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.99%) G Suite
5 4 (1.99%) IaaS
6 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.00%) PaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.50%) SaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.46%) Skype
2 13 (6.47%) VPN
3 10 (4.98%) DNS
4 9 (4.48%) DHCP
4 9 (4.48%) Firewall
5 8 (3.98%) LAN
5 8 (3.98%) WAN
6 7 (3.48%) Internet
7 6 (2.99%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.99%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.99%) VoIP
9 3 (1.49%) Intranet
9 3 (1.49%) MPLS
9 3 (1.49%) Wireless
10 2 (1.00%) NAS
10 2 (1.00%) Network Security
10 2 (1.00%) SAN
10 2 (1.00%) SSL
10 2 (1.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.99%) Power BI
2 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.48%) MSI
2 4 (1.99%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) WinDbg
General
1 54 (26.87%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Law
3 8 (3.98%) Legal
4 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.49%) Banking
5 5 (2.49%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.49%) Publishing
5 5 (2.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Billing
6 3 (1.49%) Front Office
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.00%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.50%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (19.40%) Desktop Support
2 35 (17.41%) Analyst
3 27 (13.43%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.96%) Business Analyst
4 18 (8.96%) Desktop Engineer
4 18 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.96%) Windows Engineer
6 15 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (6.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 13 (6.47%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 10 (4.98%) Architect
8 10 (4.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (4.98%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) IT Support
9 9 (4.48%) Trainer
10 8 (3.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) Applications Packager
10 8 (3.98%) Deskside Support
11 7 (3.48%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 7 (3.48%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.50%) Universal Windows Platform
1 1 (0.50%) XML
1 1 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.97%) iPhone
3 9 (4.48%) iPad
4 8 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.48%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.48%) User Experience
6 6 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.99%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.99%) BYOD
7 4 (1.99%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.99%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.49%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.00%) PKI
10 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 201 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (38.81%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 15 (7.46%) Mac OS X
3 15 (7.46%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.47%) Windows 8
5 10 (4.98%) Android
6 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.49%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.99%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) Linux
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.84%) Migration
2 34 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (15.92%) Project Management
4 24 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (11.44%) ITIL
6 21 (10.45%) PRINCE2
7 20 (9.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (7.96%) Business Analysis
9 15 (7.46%) Prototyping
10 13 (6.47%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (5.97%) Data Analysis
11 12 (5.97%) Requirements Management
11 12 (5.97%) Test Scripting
11 12 (5.97%) Use Case
12 10 (4.98%) Application Packaging
12 10 (4.98%) Asset Management
13 8 (3.98%) Application Virtualisation
14 7 (3.48%) Decision-Making
14 7 (3.48%) Document Management
14 7 (3.48%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.94%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.98%) VBScript
3 7 (3.48%) SQL
4 3 (1.49%) C#
4 3 (1.49%) VBA
5 2 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.48%) MCSE
2 7 (3.48%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.49%) Degree
3 5 (2.49%) MCDST
3 5 (2.49%) PMP
4 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.00%) MCSA
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.50%) MCP
6 1 (0.50%) MOS
6 1 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) SLA
2 7 (3.48%) PMO
3 2 (1.00%) GDPR
4 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 83 (41.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 22 (10.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (7.46%) XenApp
6 14 (6.97%) BitLocker
6 14 (6.97%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.48%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (2.49%) vSphere
9 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.00%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.50%) Docker
11 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (32.84%) SCCM
2 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.99%) WSUS
4 3 (1.49%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.00%) SCOM
6 1 (0.50%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.50%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.50%) Puppet
6 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 80 (39.80%) Microsoft
2 69 (34.33%) Citrix
3 28 (13.93%) VMware
4 20 (9.95%) Apple
5 17 (8.46%) Ivanti
6 12 (5.97%) ServiceNow
6 12 (5.97%) Wyse
7 10 (4.98%) Bloomberg
8 9 (4.48%) Reuters
9 8 (3.98%) HP
10 7 (3.48%) Cisco
11 6 (2.99%) iManage
12 5 (2.49%) Adobe
12 5 (2.49%) Dell
13 3 (1.49%) McAfee
14 2 (1.00%) Hyperion
14 2 (1.00%) Juniper
14 2 (1.00%) Mitel
15 1 (0.50%) Samsung
15 1 (0.50%) Tripwire