Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 10 July 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 43 71
Rank change year-on-year +21 +28 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 67 82 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.16% 3.47% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.39% 18.55% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 39
Median daily rate £263 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -30.77% +114.88%
10th Percentile £113 £105 £113
90th Percentile £446 £470 £520
Scotland median daily rate £200 £145 £238
% change year-on-year +37.93% -38.95% -19.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 6
Median hourly rate - £15.86 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.91% -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £11.78
% change year-on-year +10.34% +34.63% -34.56%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 228 442 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.98% 18.72% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 209 258
Median daily rate £393 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.47% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £120 £133 £120
90th Percentile £550 £588 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.86 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.19% - -9.01%
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.90 £15.63
% change year-on-year +81.56% +14.56% -1.48%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Edinburgh

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Edinburgh

Windows 10
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Edinburgh

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 66 (98.51%) Windows
2 42 (62.69%) Office 365
3 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
4 33 (49.25%) Microsoft Office
5 26 (38.81%) Windows 7
6 25 (37.31%) Finance
7 21 (31.34%) Migration
8 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Excel
8 19 (28.36%) PowerShell
8 19 (28.36%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (26.87%) SharePoint
9 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
10 17 (25.37%) VBA
10 17 (25.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 17 (25.37%) OneDrive
11 16 (23.88%) GDPR
12 15 (22.39%) SQL
13 14 (20.90%) Collaborative Working
14 13 (19.40%) Information Security
14 13 (19.40%) ITIL
15 12 (17.91%) Citrix
15 12 (17.91%) Data Analysis
16 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (14.93%) XenApp
16 10 (14.93%) XenDesktop
17 9 (13.43%) Skype
17 9 (13.43%) Public Sector
18 8 (11.94%) Banking
19 7 (10.45%) VMware
19 7 (10.45%) SLA

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 18 (26.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (49.25%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (25.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 42 (62.69%) Office 365
2 17 (25.37%) OneDrive
3 5 (7.46%) Azure
4 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.99%) IaaS
4 2 (2.99%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Skype
2 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
2 3 (4.48%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.99%) Network Security
3 2 (2.99%) VoIP
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Public Sector
3 8 (11.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Consultant
2 12 (17.91%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (17.91%) Desktop Support
3 11 (16.42%) Office 365 Consultant
3 11 (16.42%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (14.93%) Citrix Support
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 8 (11.94%) Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) IT Support
7 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Deskside Support
8 6 (8.96%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Deskside Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) IT Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Fat Client
1 6 (8.96%) Thin Client
1 6 (8.96%) User Experience
2 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.48%) Clustering
2 3 (4.48%) CMDB
2 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 66 (98.51%) Windows
2 26 (38.81%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.96%) Android
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Migration
2 19 (28.36%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (20.90%) Collaborative Working
4 13 (19.40%) Information Security
4 13 (19.40%) ITIL
5 12 (17.91%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) Application Packaging
6 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.97%) Application Rationalisation
7 4 (5.97%) Change Control
7 4 (5.97%) Data Management
7 4 (5.97%) Preventative Maintenance
7 4 (5.97%) Service Management
8 3 (4.48%) Antivirus Management
8 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (4.48%) Project Delivery
8 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) PowerShell
2 17 (25.37%) VBA
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 3 (4.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) GDPR
2 7 (10.45%) QA
2 7 (10.45%) SLA
3 3 (4.48%) PMO
4 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) XenApp
2 10 (14.93%) XenDesktop
3 7 (10.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.46%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.99%) vSphere
8 1 (1.49%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.48%) SCOM
3 3 (4.48%) WSUS
4 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) Citrix
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.48%) EMC
4 3 (4.48%) Ivanti
4 3 (4.48%) Lumension
4 3 (4.48%) NetApp
4 3 (4.48%) Symantec
5 1 (1.49%) McAfee
5 1 (1.49%) Planview
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow