Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 285 770
Rank change year-on-year +163 +485 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 1911 851 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.03% 0.88% 0.097%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.69% 4.09% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 513 55
England median daily rate £265 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.67% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £120 £123 £106
90th Percentile £475 £535 £613
UK median daily rate £265 £288 £325
% change year-on-year -7.83% -11.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 93 11
England median hourly rate £16.81 £16.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £37.50 £47.46 £21.50
UK median hourly rate £16.81 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.70% -10.00% -

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 19716 20830 22634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.96% 21.56% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12689 13296 13488
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £572
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1197 1178 1836
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.90%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor 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 November 2017. 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
London +136 776 £265 -21.48% 65
South East +131 397 £275 -12.00% 43
North of England +161 241 £195 -29.09% 47
Midlands +98 224 £275 -25.68% 23
South West +46 181 £313 +23.15% 18
West Midlands +92 138 £275 -26.67% 13
North West +93 133 £275 -45.00% 30
East of England +29 103 £325 -16.13% 16
East Midlands +46 87 £268 -22.46% 10
Yorkshire +68 85 £180 +2.86% 17
North East +73 26 £200 -27.27%
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 10 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 1905 (99.69%) Windows
2 893 (46.73%) Windows 7
3 849 (44.43%) Active Directory
4 775 (40.55%) Office 365
5 665 (34.80%) Microsoft
6 480 (25.12%) SCCM
7 398 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
8 379 (19.83%) Migration
9 308 (16.12%) Windows Server
10 285 (14.91%) Security Cleared
11 277 (14.50%) VMware
12 269 (14.08%) Citrix
13 247 (12.93%) ITIL
14 229 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
15 221 (11.56%) SC Cleared
16 203 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 203 (10.62%) Windows 8
17 189 (9.89%) Finance
18 182 (9.52%) PowerShell
19 178 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
20 164 (8.58%) Microsoft App-V
21 162 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
22 153 (8.01%) MS Exchange
23 143 (7.48%) DNS
24 139 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
25 137 (7.17%) Skype for Business
26 134 (7.01%) Apple
27 132 (6.91%) Skype
28 126 (6.59%) DHCP
29 122 (6.38%) Cisco

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
1 153 (8.01%) MS Exchange
2 137 (7.17%) Skype for Business
3 111 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 71 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (0.58%) CMS
8 10 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.21%) WordPress
11 3 (0.16%) GroupWise
11 3 (0.16%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.16%) IIS
12 2 (0.10%) Apache
12 2 (0.10%) Site Server
13 1 (0.052%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.052%) SAS
13 1 (0.052%) Tomcat
Applications
1 398 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.16%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.052%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (0.99%) Eikon
2 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.10%) assyst
3 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.052%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.052%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.052%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 775 (40.55%) Office 365
2 178 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (2.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 45 (2.35%) OneDrive
5 33 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (0.63%) SaaS
7 10 (0.52%) Yammer
8 9 (0.47%) IaaS
9 7 (0.37%) PaaS
10 6 (0.31%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.21%) G Suite
12 3 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.10%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 143 (7.48%) DNS
2 132 (6.91%) Skype
3 126 (6.59%) DHCP
4 104 (5.44%) LAN
5 93 (4.87%) VPN
5 93 (4.87%) WAN
6 88 (4.60%) TCP/IP
7 75 (3.92%) Firewall
8 63 (3.30%) Internet
9 48 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
10 39 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
11 38 (1.99%) SAN
12 37 (1.94%) Wireless
13 34 (1.78%) LDAP
14 32 (1.67%) VoIP
15 31 (1.62%) VLAN
16 22 (1.15%) Kerberos
17 21 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
18 20 (1.05%) SMS
19 18 (0.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.42%) MS Access
6 6 (0.31%) CouchDB
6 6 (0.31%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.26%) Clusterpoint
7 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.16%) SQLite
10 2 (0.10%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.10%) MySQL
10 2 (0.10%) Power BI
11 1 (0.052%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.052%) OLAP
11 1 (0.052%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 65 (3.40%) MSI
2 30 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 17 (0.89%) JIRA
5 12 (0.63%) AdminStudio
6 10 (0.52%) InstallShield
6 10 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.31%) TestRail
8 5 (0.26%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.26%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.26%) Subversion
8 5 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
9 3 (0.16%) Ant
10 1 (0.052%) Hudson
10 1 (0.052%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.052%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.052%) Selenium
10 1 (0.052%) TeamCity
General
1 189 (9.89%) Finance
2 46 (2.41%) Law
3 43 (2.25%) Banking
4 41 (2.15%) Legal
5 32 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.62%) Retail
7 28 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.31%) Publishing
9 15 (0.78%) Advertising
10 14 (0.73%) Back Office
11 13 (0.68%) Marketing
12 11 (0.58%) Electronics
13 10 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.47%) French Language
14 9 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.37%) Military
16 6 (0.31%) Front Office
17 5 (0.26%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 337 (17.63%) Support Engineer
2 325 (17.01%) Desktop Support
3 297 (15.54%) Analyst
4 194 (10.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 193 (10.10%) Desktop Engineer
6 171 (8.95%) Windows Engineer
7 147 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 115 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 114 (5.97%) Service Analyst
10 113 (5.91%) IT Support
10 113 (5.91%) Service Desk Analyst
11 112 (5.86%) Project Manager
12 109 (5.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 101 (5.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 92 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 86 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 77 (4.03%) Architect
17 73 (3.82%) Deployment Engineer
18 67 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
18 67 (3.51%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.26%) .NET
2 22 (1.15%) HTML
3 20 (1.05%) WSH
4 15 (0.78%) CSS
4 15 (0.78%) Web Services
5 13 (0.68%) HTML5
6 12 (0.63%) WPF
7 10 (0.52%) AngularJS
7 10 (0.52%) Software Packaging
8 9 (0.47%) RESTful
8 9 (0.47%) XML
9 8 (0.42%) Node.js
10 7 (0.37%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.37%) Sass
11 6 (0.31%) Aurelia
11 6 (0.31%) Middleware
12 5 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (0.26%) jQuery
13 3 (0.16%) QML
13 3 (0.16%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 89 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (3.09%) Blackberry
3 53 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
4 51 (2.67%) iPhone
5 40 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 30 (1.57%) iPad
7 29 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 25 (1.31%) Driving Licence
9 24 (1.26%) Smartphone
10 18 (0.94%) BYOD
11 16 (0.84%) Fat Client
11 16 (0.84%) Thin Client
12 14 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (0.68%) PKI
13 13 (0.68%) User Experience
14 12 (0.63%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.63%) Computer Science
14 12 (0.63%) PDA
15 11 (0.58%) NHS
16 9 (0.47%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1905 (99.69%) Windows
2 893 (46.73%) Windows 7
3 308 (16.12%) Windows Server
4 229 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 203 (10.62%) Windows 8
5 203 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 96 (5.02%) Apple iOS
7 95 (4.97%) Android
8 83 (4.34%) Linux
9 65 (3.40%) Windows XP
10 47 (2.46%) Mac OS
11 40 (2.09%) Mac OS X
12 33 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.47%) Debian
14 9 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.47%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.42%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.42%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (19.83%) Migration
2 247 (12.93%) ITIL
3 110 (5.76%) Project Management
4 101 (5.29%) Application Packaging
5 79 (4.13%) PRINCE2
6 78 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 59 (3.09%) Service Management
9 58 (3.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 51 (2.67%) Time Management
11 48 (2.51%) Service Delivery
12 36 (1.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (1.67%) Application Discovery
14 29 (1.52%) Change Management
15 27 (1.41%) Asset Management
15 27 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
16 26 (1.36%) Supplier Management
17 25 (1.31%) Identity Management
18 24 (1.26%) Incident Management
18 24 (1.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 182 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 77 (4.03%) VBScript
3 67 (3.51%) SQL
4 27 (1.41%) C#
5 17 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 15 (0.78%) Python
7 13 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 12 (0.63%) VB
9 11 (0.58%) C
9 11 (0.58%) Java
10 7 (0.37%) TypeScript
11 6 (0.31%) C++
12 4 (0.21%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.21%) Perl
12 4 (0.21%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.16%) AWK
13 3 (0.16%) ES6
14 2 (0.10%) PHP
14 2 (0.10%) VBA
15 1 (0.052%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 285 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 221 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 139 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (4.03%) MCSE
5 51 (2.67%) Degree
6 46 (2.41%) MCSA
7 45 (2.35%) DV Cleared
8 35 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.31%) CCNA
10 24 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (0.78%) ISEB
14 14 (0.73%) MCP
15 13 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
15 13 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (0.68%) MCITP
15 13 (0.68%) PMI Certification
16 12 (0.63%) DBS Check
16 12 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.13%) SLA
2 48 (2.51%) QA
3 37 (1.94%) PMO
4 14 (0.73%) GDPR
5 7 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.052%) RMADS
System Software
1 849 (44.43%) Active Directory
2 164 (8.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 162 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (3.98%) Hyper-V
5 73 (3.82%) XenApp
6 53 (2.77%) BitLocker
7 51 (2.67%) XenDesktop
8 34 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
9 33 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (1.62%) vSphere
11 21 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
12 20 (1.05%) Docker
13 14 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.47%) Samba
14 9 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.42%) XenServer
16 5 (0.26%) Firmware
16 5 (0.26%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.16%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 480 (25.12%) SCCM
2 58 (3.04%) SCOM
3 57 (2.98%) AirWatch
4 53 (2.77%) Microsoft Intune
5 20 (1.05%) WMI
5 20 (1.05%) WSUS
6 18 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (0.68%) Ansible
9 12 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.52%) AppDNA
10 10 (0.52%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.37%) DameWare
11 7 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.31%) XenMobile
13 5 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (0.26%) PowerCLI
14 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 665 (34.80%) Microsoft
2 277 (14.50%) VMware
3 269 (14.08%) Citrix
4 134 (7.01%) Apple
5 122 (6.38%) Cisco
6 86 (4.50%) HP
7 51 (2.67%) Dell
8 44 (2.30%) AppSense
8 44 (2.30%) Symantec
9 40 (2.09%) Bloomberg
10 28 (1.47%) ServiceNow
11 26 (1.36%) LANDesk
12 25 (1.31%) Oracle
13 24 (1.26%) Veeam
14 23 (1.20%) FactSet
15 22 (1.15%) MobileIron
16 20 (1.05%) Avaya
16 20 (1.05%) McAfee
16 20 (1.05%) Reuters
17 18 (0.94%) SAP