Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 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
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 40 88
Rank change year-on-year +23 +48 +49
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 217 206 120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 6.79% 5.05% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.82% 20.46% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 117 89
Median daily rate £170 £190 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -41.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £119 £113 £116
90th Percentile £475 £488 £540
England median daily rate £195 £263 £275
% change year-on-year -25.71% -4.55% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 13
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £13.36 £12.00 £11.43
90th Percentile £34.85 £26.00 £17.90
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year - +4.04% -0.88%

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 809 1,007 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.31% 24.71% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 513 549
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £135 £132 £131
90th Percentile £550 £543 £557
England median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 125 138
Median hourly rate £17.30 £16.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.13% +0.44% -9.67%
10th Percentile £13.36 £11.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.80
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.43
% change year-on-year - +0.40% +4.06%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Windows 10 in the East of England

Windows 10
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in the East of England

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in the East of England

Windows 10
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows 10 in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020. 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 +8 56 £181 -9.59% 10
Cambridgeshire +9 51 £195 +5.41% 19
Essex +39 49 £170 -25.27% 4
Bedfordshire +6 24 £254 +58.59% 4
Suffolk +13 21 £130 -52.73% 5
Norfolk +14 14 £144 -32.24% 1
East Anglia +2 2 £300 +84.90% 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 216 (99.54%) Windows
2 88 (40.55%) Active Directory
3 81 (37.33%) Microsoft
4 67 (30.88%) Windows 7
5 63 (29.03%) Office 365
6 58 (26.73%) Microsoft Office
7 47 (21.66%) SCCM
8 32 (14.75%) NHS
9 30 (13.82%) Migration
10 28 (12.90%) Windows Server
11 26 (11.98%) ITIL
12 25 (11.52%) VPN
13 20 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (8.76%) SharePoint
14 19 (8.76%) Windows XP
15 18 (8.29%) VMware
16 17 (7.83%) Azure
16 17 (7.83%) ServiceNow
17 16 (7.37%) OpenView
17 16 (7.37%) HP
17 16 (7.37%) Citrix
18 14 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (5.99%) Project Management
19 13 (5.99%) Windows Server 2016
20 12 (5.53%) OneDrive
20 12 (5.53%) Apple iOS
21 11 (5.07%) Android
21 11 (5.07%) Finance
21 11 (5.07%) Apple
21 11 (5.07%) DHCP

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 19 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.30%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.38%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 58 (26.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Carpe Diem
1 3 (1.38%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.46%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 63 (29.03%) Office 365
2 17 (7.83%) Azure
3 12 (5.53%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.84%) AWS
5 3 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.38%) G Suite
6 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.52%) VPN
2 11 (5.07%) DHCP
3 9 (4.15%) DNS
4 8 (3.69%) Internet
5 7 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.30%) LAN
7 5 (2.30%) Skype
8 4 (1.84%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.84%) SAN
9 3 (1.38%) VoIP
10 2 (0.92%) Firewall
10 2 (0.92%) WAN
11 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.46%) FTP
11 1 (0.46%) Intranet
11 1 (0.46%) NAS
11 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.92%) GIS
3 1 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.46%) Hudson
2 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (5.07%) Finance
2 10 (4.61%) Public Sector
3 9 (4.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (4.15%) Retail
4 5 (2.30%) Local Government
5 3 (1.38%) Law
5 3 (1.38%) Legal
6 2 (0.92%) Automotive
6 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (17.97%) Windows Engineer
2 38 (17.51%) Analyst
2 38 (17.51%) Desktop Engineer
3 35 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 21 (9.68%) Deployment Engineer
5 19 (8.76%) Field Engineer
6 18 (8.29%) Desktop Support
7 16 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (6.45%) Service Analyst
9 13 (5.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 13 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (5.99%) IT Engineer
9 13 (5.99%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.99%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.07%) Technical Support
11 10 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (4.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 10 (4.61%) IT Support
12 8 (3.69%) Build Engineer
12 8 (3.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.23%) LDAP
2 4 (1.84%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) WPF
3 1 (0.46%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.75%) NHS
2 8 (3.69%) Driving Licence
3 6 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.76%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.84%) iPhone
4 4 (1.84%) PKI
5 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.38%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.38%) Wiki
6 2 (0.92%) AS400
6 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.92%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.46%) BYOD
7 1 (0.46%) CMDB
7 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 216 (99.54%) Windows
2 67 (30.88%) Windows 7
3 28 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 20 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (8.76%) Windows XP
6 14 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (5.99%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (5.53%) Apple iOS
9 11 (5.07%) Android
10 10 (4.61%) Linux
11 7 (3.23%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (1.38%) Unix
13 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.46%) VMS
15 1 (0.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.82%) Migration
2 26 (11.98%) ITIL
3 13 (5.99%) Project Management
4 10 (4.61%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (4.15%) Time Management
6 8 (3.69%) Break/Fix
7 7 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 7 (3.23%) Change Management
7 7 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (2.76%) Incident Management
8 6 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (2.76%) Project Delivery
8 6 (2.76%) Service Design
8 6 (2.76%) Service Management
9 5 (2.30%) Information Security
9 5 (2.30%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.30%) Software Deployment
9 5 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (1.84%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.84%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.84%) SQL
2 4 (1.84%) VB
3 3 (1.38%) C
3 3 (1.38%) Perl
3 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.38%) Python
4 1 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (4.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.76%) DBS Check
4 5 (2.30%) Degree
4 5 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.84%) CCA
5 4 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.84%) MCP
6 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.92%) MCSE
8 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.46%) CCNA
8 1 (0.46%) MCDST
8 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) SLA
2 5 (2.30%) PMO
3 3 (1.38%) GxP
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.92%) GDPR
5 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 88 (40.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.84%) XenApp
4 4 (1.84%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.92%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.46%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.46%) Firmware
6 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.46%) vCloud
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (21.66%) SCCM
2 16 (7.37%) OpenView
3 10 (4.61%) SCOM
4 8 (3.69%) OVSD
4 8 (3.69%) SCOrch
5 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.92%) Ansible
8 2 (0.92%) WSUS
9 1 (0.46%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.46%) vMotion
Vendors
1 81 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.29%) VMware
3 17 (7.83%) ServiceNow
4 16 (7.37%) Citrix
4 16 (7.37%) HP
5 11 (5.07%) Apple
6 8 (3.69%) Oracle
7 3 (1.38%) Adobe
7 3 (1.38%) Cisco
7 3 (1.38%) CrowdStrike
7 3 (1.38%) ESRI
7 3 (1.38%) iManage
7 3 (1.38%) Lumension
7 3 (1.38%) MobileIron
7 3 (1.38%) Okta
7 3 (1.38%) Sony
7 3 (1.38%) Sophos
8 2 (0.92%) Dell
8 2 (0.92%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.92%) Remedy