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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 May 2022 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 89 97 53
Rank change year-on-year +8 -44 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 1,934 1,161 1,942
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.72% 2.52% 4.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.55% 15.84% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,341 764 1,197
10th Percentile £130 £122 £115
25th Percentile £158 £153 £140
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £205 £223 £200
Median % change year-on-year -7.87% +11.25% -27.27%
75th Percentile £375 £411 £394
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £210 £225 £200
% change year-on-year -6.89% +12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 124 270
10th Percentile £12.59 £11.28 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £15.86
Median % change year-on-year +17.07% -3.06% -3.88%
75th Percentile £22.25 £20.26 £19.50
90th Percentile £24.75 £24.28 £22.03
UK median hourly rate £17.91 £15.48 £15.86
% change year-on-year +15.70% -2.40% -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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11,021 7,331 8,725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.53% 15.92% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,575 4,843 5,744
10th Percentile £173 £185 £150
25th Percentile £319 £332 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
75th Percentile £625 £550 £538
90th Percentile £700 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 353 635
10th Percentile £13.33 £11.53 £11.63
25th Percentile £15.76 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.35
Median % change year-on-year +22.86% +0.89% +2.03%
75th Percentile £50.39 £41.00 £21.46
90th Percentile £65.00 £59.75 £47.08
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% - +4.48%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows 10 in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +1 586 £250 -16.67% 95
North of England +6 371 £175 -2.78% 109
South East +14 359 £195 -25.71% 105
Midlands -6 249 £186 -1.97% 68
South West +10 202 £225 +12.50% 36
North West -10 184 £175 -5.41% 49
Yorkshire +30 143 £180 +24.14% 53
West Midlands -27 132 £194 -8.82% 33
East of England -2 126 £200 - 44
East Midlands +3 115 £175 +27.27% 35
North East +6 44 £150 -11.76% 7
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 1,929 (99.74%) Windows
2 1,138 (58.84%) Microsoft 365
3 956 (49.43%) Active Directory
4 928 (47.98%) Microsoft
5 496 (25.65%) Social Skills
6 466 (24.10%) Windows 7
7 451 (23.32%) Microsoft Office
8 413 (21.35%) SCCM
9 312 (16.13%) Azure
10 288 (14.89%) Windows Server
11 280 (14.48%) ITIL
12 270 (13.96%) VMware
13 268 (13.86%) Security Cleared
14 230 (11.89%) Citrix
14 230 (11.89%) Microsoft Intune
15 224 (11.58%) SC Cleared
16 219 (11.32%) PowerShell
17 216 (11.17%) SLA
18 194 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
19 188 (9.72%) DNS
20 183 (9.46%) Migration
21 177 (9.15%) Public Sector
22 170 (8.79%) Finance
23 167 (8.63%) Cisco
24 165 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
25 150 (7.76%) DHCP
26 141 (7.29%) SharePoint
27 139 (7.19%) VPN
28 135 (6.98%) Apple
29 127 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 141 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 125 (6.46%) MS Exchange
3 52 (2.69%) Skype for Business
4 42 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (0.98%) CMS
8 17 (0.88%) Confluence
9 12 (0.62%) IIS
10 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.26%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.10%) Apache
15 2 (0.10%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.10%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.10%) LiveLink
Applications
1 451 (23.32%) Microsoft Office
2 80 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.052%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.052%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.052%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.26%) Eikon
3 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (0.16%) assyst
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.16%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.10%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,138 (58.84%) Microsoft 365
2 312 (16.13%) Azure
3 118 (6.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 79 (4.08%) OneDrive
5 29 (1.50%) Mimecast
6 27 (1.40%) AWS
7 25 (1.29%) Google Workspace
8 22 (1.14%) Power Platform
9 11 (0.57%) Slack
10 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.47%) SaaS
11 8 (0.41%) IaaS
12 7 (0.36%) Google Data Studio
13 5 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.26%) Power Automate
14 4 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.21%) PaaS
14 4 (0.21%) Rubrik
14 4 (0.21%) Serverless
15 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 188 (9.72%) DNS
2 150 (7.76%) DHCP
3 139 (7.19%) VPN
4 119 (6.15%) Firewall
5 114 (5.89%) TCP/IP
6 87 (4.50%) LAN
7 80 (4.14%) WAN
8 64 (3.31%) VoIP
9 56 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
10 54 (2.79%) Skype
11 50 (2.59%) Wireless
12 44 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
13 34 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
14 27 (1.40%) WebEx
15 26 (1.34%) Internet
16 25 (1.29%) Network Security
17 24 (1.24%) NetScaler
18 22 (1.14%) VLAN
19 18 (0.93%) IPv4
19 18 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (0.78%) Power BI
3 10 (0.52%) MySQL
4 4 (0.21%) DTS
5 3 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.052%) Big Data
7 1 (0.052%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.052%) GIS
7 1 (0.052%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.052%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.052%) Redis
7 1 (0.052%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 25 (1.29%) JIRA
2 12 (0.62%) InstallShield
3 11 (0.57%) MSI
4 8 (0.41%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.26%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.21%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.16%) GitLab
9 2 (0.10%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.10%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.10%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.10%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.10%) JMeter
10 1 (0.052%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.052%) GCC
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.052%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.052%) Selenium
10 1 (0.052%) Subversion
General
1 496 (25.65%) Social Skills
2 177 (9.15%) Public Sector
3 170 (8.79%) Finance
4 76 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (3.21%) Retail
6 54 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 52 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 45 (2.33%) Banking
9 39 (2.02%) Electronics
9 39 (2.02%) Marketing
10 37 (1.91%) Law
11 35 (1.81%) Organisational Skills
12 26 (1.34%) Investment Banking
13 23 (1.19%) Legal
14 17 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
15 13 (0.67%) Presentation Skills
16 11 (0.57%) Front Office
17 8 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.36%) Games
18 7 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 449 (23.22%) Support Engineer
2 335 (17.32%) Analyst
3 270 (13.96%) IT Support
4 249 (12.87%) Desktop Support
5 237 (12.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 215 (11.12%) Desktop Engineer
7 161 (8.32%) Support Analyst
8 159 (8.22%) IT Engineer
9 145 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 141 (7.29%) Service Analyst
11 139 (7.19%) Service Desk Analyst
12 136 (7.03%) Windows Engineer
13 111 (5.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 111 (5.74%) IT Analyst
14 109 (5.64%) 1st Line Support
15 93 (4.81%) IT Support Engineer
16 92 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
17 88 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 74 (3.83%) IT Support Analyst
19 72 (3.72%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.19%) .NET
2 17 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (0.88%) STL
2 17 (0.88%) XML
3 14 (0.72%) Software Packaging
4 10 (0.52%) SailPoint
5 9 (0.47%) XMPP
6 6 (0.31%) 802.1X
7 5 (0.26%) LDAP
7 5 (0.26%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.21%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (0.16%) HTML
9 3 (0.16%) WSH
10 2 (0.10%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.10%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.10%) Middleware
10 2 (0.10%) REST
10 2 (0.10%) Velocity
10 2 (0.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 92 (4.76%) NHS
2 67 (3.46%) Smartphone
3 61 (3.15%) iPad
4 55 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
5 50 (2.59%) iPhone
6 49 (2.53%) Driving Licence
7 48 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 45 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
9 37 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
10 32 (1.65%) Fat Client
10 32 (1.65%) Thin Client
11 28 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.24%) User Experience
13 20 (1.03%) BYOD
14 19 (0.98%) Blackberry
15 17 (0.88%) Derivative
15 17 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 17 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,929 (99.74%) Windows
2 466 (24.10%) Windows 7
3 288 (14.89%) Windows Server
4 120 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 118 (6.10%) Apple iOS
6 115 (5.95%) Linux
6 115 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 113 (5.84%) Windows Server 2016
8 111 (5.74%) Android
9 97 (5.02%) Mac OS
10 65 (3.36%) Windows 8
11 61 (3.15%) Windows Server 2019
12 54 (2.79%) Mac OS X
13 38 (1.96%) Unix
14 30 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (1.40%) Windows XP
16 23 (1.19%) Ubuntu
17 13 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (0.62%) CentOS
19 9 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (14.48%) ITIL
2 183 (9.46%) Migration
3 165 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
4 97 (5.02%) Change Management
5 95 (4.91%) Asset Management
6 91 (4.71%) ITSM
7 89 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 79 (4.08%) Service Management
9 74 (3.83%) Mobile Device Management
10 64 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 63 (3.26%) Agile
12 62 (3.21%) Application Packaging
13 58 (3.00%) Project Management
14 51 (2.64%) Business Intelligence
15 50 (2.59%) Data Protection
15 50 (2.59%) Incident Management
16 49 (2.53%) Programme Management
17 46 (2.38%) Service Delivery
18 44 (2.28%) Project Delivery
19 42 (2.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (11.32%) PowerShell
2 87 (4.50%) SQL
3 42 (2.17%) VBScript
4 30 (1.55%) C#
5 27 (1.40%) Python
6 22 (1.14%) C++
7 17 (0.88%) C
8 12 (0.62%) VB
9 11 (0.57%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.47%) Bash
11 5 (0.26%) Java
11 5 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.16%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.10%) Perl
13 2 (0.10%) VBA
14 1 (0.052%) Ada
14 1 (0.052%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 268 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 224 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 127 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (2.84%) MCSE
5 49 (2.53%) DBS Check
6 44 (2.28%) Degree
7 35 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 33 (1.71%) MCP
9 30 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (1.50%) A+ Certification
10 29 (1.50%) MCSA
11 24 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 22 (1.14%) MCTS
13 19 (0.98%) MCITP
14 14 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.67%) CCNA
15 13 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.52%) CCA
16 10 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (11.17%) SLA
2 34 (1.76%) QA
3 21 (1.09%) GDPR
4 12 (0.62%) PMO
5 11 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.41%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 956 (49.43%) Active Directory
2 194 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (3.98%) Hyper-V
4 74 (3.83%) Virtual Desktop
5 67 (3.46%) XenApp
6 55 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 53 (2.74%) BitLocker
7 53 (2.74%) XenDesktop
8 39 (2.02%) vSphere
9 31 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
10 27 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 17 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (0.67%) NFS
14 8 (0.41%) Firmware
15 5 (0.26%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.21%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.21%) Docker
17 3 (0.16%) KVM
17 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 413 (21.35%) SCCM
2 230 (11.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (1.91%) Jamf Pro
4 30 (1.55%) AirWatch
5 25 (1.29%) WSUS
6 19 (0.98%) NetBackup
7 16 (0.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 16 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (0.57%) vCenter Server
9 10 (0.52%) SCOM
10 8 (0.41%) AppManager
11 7 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.36%) vRealize
12 6 (0.31%) PowerCLI
12 6 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.26%) Terraform
14 4 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 928 (47.98%) Microsoft
2 270 (13.96%) VMware
3 230 (11.89%) Citrix
4 167 (8.63%) Cisco
5 135 (6.98%) Apple
6 108 (5.58%) ServiceNow
7 89 (4.60%) HP
8 68 (3.52%) Ivanti
9 46 (2.38%) Dell
10 43 (2.22%) SAP
11 42 (2.17%) McAfee
12 38 (1.96%) Symantec
13 35 (1.81%) Google
14 33 (1.71%) Remedy
15 29 (1.50%) Meraki
16 26 (1.34%) SolarWinds
17 25 (1.29%) MobileIron
18 24 (1.24%) Veeam
19 23 (1.19%) Red Hat
20 22 (1.14%) Bloomberg