Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 October 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
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 98 143
Rank change year-on-year +38 +45 +57
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 189 114 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.71% 2.26% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.10% 10.34% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 57 27
East of England median daily rate £168 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.13% +17.65% -28.42%
10th Percentile £110 £115 £102
90th Percentile £440 £575 £471
England median daily rate £250 £275 £313
% change year-on-year -9.09% -12.00% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 14 5
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.81 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.85% -67.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £12.30
90th Percentile £19.31 £17.95 £20.55
England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -13.04%

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 East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,340 1,102 1,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.29% 21.81% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 534 620
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £135 £131 £150
90th Percentile £584 £562 £525
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 154 153
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -10.81%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £42.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the East of England

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 10 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in the East of England

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in the East of England

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in the East of England

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in the East of England

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Hertfordshire +26 75 £170 -55.79% 14
Cambridgeshire +7 43 £200 -58.76% 6
Essex +1 24 £170 -66.00% 7
Bedfordshire +15 20 £350 +2.19% 6
Norfolk +33 17 £170 -40.35% 1
Suffolk -8 10 £140 -17.65% 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 185 (97.88%) Windows
2 94 (49.74%) Active Directory
2 94 (49.74%) Windows 7
3 79 (41.80%) Microsoft
4 74 (39.15%) Office 365
5 50 (26.46%) Migration
6 42 (22.22%) SCCM
7 41 (21.69%) Microsoft Office
8 24 (12.70%) Windows Server
9 23 (12.17%) Citrix
10 20 (10.58%) Skype
10 20 (10.58%) Apple
11 19 (10.05%) Windows XP
11 19 (10.05%) Firewall
11 19 (10.05%) OneDrive
12 16 (8.47%) SharePoint
12 16 (8.47%) Apple iOS
12 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (8.47%) ServiceNow
12 16 (8.47%) Windows 8
13 15 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (7.94%) Skype for Business
13 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (7.94%) VMware
14 14 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 14 (7.41%) ITIL
14 14 (7.41%) Software Deployment
14 14 (7.41%) Asset Management
15 13 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (6.88%) Mac OS

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.94%) Skype for Business
3 13 (6.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.59%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 41 (21.69%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.29%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 74 (39.15%) Office 365
2 19 (10.05%) OneDrive
3 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.06%) G Suite
5 2 (1.06%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.58%) Skype
2 19 (10.05%) Firewall
3 11 (5.82%) DNS
4 10 (5.29%) DHCP
4 10 (5.29%) VPN
5 7 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (3.17%) WAN
7 5 (2.65%) LAN
7 5 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.12%) Wireless
9 3 (1.59%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.59%) MPLS
9 3 (1.59%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.59%) VoIP
9 3 (1.59%) VPLS
10 2 (1.06%) Internet
10 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.53%) Broadband
11 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.65%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (2.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 10 (5.29%) Law
2 7 (3.70%) Finance
3 6 (3.17%) Retail
4 5 (2.65%) Marketing
5 3 (1.59%) Publishing
5 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 43 (22.75%) Analyst
1 43 (22.75%) Desktop Support
2 32 (16.93%) Support Engineer
3 31 (16.40%) Desktop Engineer
4 21 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 18 (9.52%) IT Support
5 18 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 16 (8.47%) IT Analyst
7 13 (6.88%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.88%) Rollout Engineer
7 13 (6.88%) Service Analyst
7 13 (6.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (6.35%) Deployment Engineer
9 11 (5.82%) IT Engineer
9 11 (5.82%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
12 8 (4.23%) Build Engineer
13 7 (3.70%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.29%) Web Services
2 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.29%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.29%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.17%) NHS
5 5 (2.65%) e-Health
5 5 (2.65%) LIMS
5 5 (2.65%) PACS
6 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) CMDB
8 1 (0.53%) Life Science
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) SCADA
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 185 (97.88%) Windows
2 94 (49.74%) Windows 7
3 24 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 19 (10.05%) Windows XP
5 16 (8.47%) Apple iOS
5 16 (8.47%) Windows 8
5 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.88%) Mac OS
7 8 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.12%) Android
10 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.46%) Migration
2 15 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (7.41%) Asset Management
3 14 (7.41%) ITIL
3 14 (7.41%) Software Deployment
4 12 (6.35%) Time Management
5 10 (5.29%) ITSM
5 10 (5.29%) PRINCE2
6 9 (4.76%) Information Security
6 9 (4.76%) Test Strategy
7 8 (4.23%) Break/Fix
7 8 (4.23%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 7 (3.70%) Information Security Management
8 7 (3.70%) ISMS
8 7 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (3.70%) Security Management
8 7 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (3.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.12%) SQL
3 3 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.70%) A+ Certification
3 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.59%) MCP
5 3 (1.59%) MCSA
5 3 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.06%) Degree
6 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) SLA
2 5 (2.65%) HL7
3 2 (1.06%) GxP
System Software
1 94 (49.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.70%) XenApp
4 6 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (2.65%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.12%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.59%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 42 (22.22%) SCCM
2 14 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.59%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 79 (41.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.17%) Citrix
3 20 (10.58%) Apple
4 16 (8.47%) ServiceNow
5 15 (7.94%) VMware
6 8 (4.23%) Sony
7 6 (3.17%) HP
8 5 (2.65%) Dell
9 3 (1.59%) Aruba
9 3 (1.59%) Cisco
9 3 (1.59%) Google
9 3 (1.59%) Juniper
9 3 (1.59%) McAfee
9 3 (1.59%) Samsung
9 3 (1.59%) SOTI
9 3 (1.59%) Symantec
10 2 (1.06%) Altiris
10 2 (1.06%) Computacenter
10 2 (1.06%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.06%) Sophos