Period
to 20 November 2018

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 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 124 291
Rank change year-on-year +49 +167 +490
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 3,091 1,911 851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.25% 2.03% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.41% 9.69% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,801 1,229 513
England median daily rate £250 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% -11.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £119 £120 £123
90th Percentile £500 £475 £535
UK median daily rate £250 £265 £288
% change year-on-year -5.66% -7.83% -11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 513 243 93
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +3.42% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.78 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £24.06 £37.50 £47.46
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.81 £15.75
% change year-on-year -5.62% +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 20,063 19,721 20,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.09% 20.96% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,483 12,690 13,296
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £165 £175 £200
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,361 1,200 1,184
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
% change year-on-year - +7.43% -1.27%

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 2018.

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 2018.

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 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
London +77 1,324 £275 +3.77% 165
South East +13 497 £300 +9.09% 130
North of England +47 483 £220 +12.82% 97
North West +48 309 £188 -31.82% 58
Midlands +10 281 £200 -27.27% 51
South West +19 279 £275 -12.00% 39
East of England +55 207 £170 -47.69% 40
Yorkshire +33 150 £308 +70.83% 36
West Midlands -17 138 £200 -27.27% 32
East Midlands +32 137 £180 -32.71% 19
North East -4 25 £325 +62.50% 3
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 3,071 (99.35%) Windows
2 1,370 (44.32%) Windows 7
3 1,341 (43.38%) Active Directory
4 1,248 (40.38%) Microsoft
5 1,180 (38.18%) Office 365
6 868 (28.08%) SCCM
7 635 (20.54%) Migration
8 608 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
9 511 (16.53%) Windows Server
10 450 (14.56%) ITIL
11 430 (13.91%) Citrix
12 429 (13.88%) VMware
13 391 (12.65%) Finance
14 342 (11.06%) PowerShell
15 323 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
16 293 (9.48%) Security Cleared
17 274 (8.86%) Apple
18 273 (8.83%) Windows Server 2012
19 266 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
20 244 (7.89%) MS Exchange
21 232 (7.51%) Skype
22 227 (7.34%) Microsoft App-V
23 221 (7.15%) DNS
23 221 (7.15%) Windows Server 2008
24 202 (6.54%) Problem-Solving
25 198 (6.41%) Skype for Business
25 198 (6.41%) SC Cleared
26 194 (6.28%) Cisco
27 191 (6.18%) SharePoint
28 187 (6.05%) Windows 8

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
1 244 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 198 (6.41%) Skype for Business
3 191 (6.18%) SharePoint
4 103 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (0.55%) IBM Notes
9 9 (0.29%) IIS
9 9 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.23%) CMS
12 6 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.13%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.13%) Totara
14 3 (0.097%) Confluence
14 3 (0.097%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.065%) Site Server
15 2 (0.065%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.032%) WordPress
Applications
1 608 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
2 132 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (0.58%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.097%) NUKE
8 3 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.032%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.16%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.097%) Eikon
4 3 (0.097%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.097%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.032%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.032%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.032%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.032%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.032%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,180 (38.18%) Office 365
2 323 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 109 (3.53%) OneDrive
4 50 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (1.62%) SaaS
5 46 (1.49%) IaaS
6 39 (1.26%) PaaS
7 21 (0.68%) Mimecast
8 20 (0.65%) G Suite
9 11 (0.36%) Boomi
10 5 (0.16%) Yammer
11 4 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.065%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.065%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.065%) Slack
14 1 (0.032%) GitHub
14 1 (0.032%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 232 (7.51%) Skype
2 221 (7.15%) DNS
3 164 (5.31%) DHCP
4 158 (5.11%) LAN
5 154 (4.98%) Firewall
5 154 (4.98%) VPN
6 133 (4.30%) WAN
7 102 (3.30%) TCP/IP
8 85 (2.75%) Internet
9 58 (1.88%) VoIP
10 57 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
11 54 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
12 51 (1.65%) NetScaler
13 50 (1.62%) SAN
13 50 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
14 48 (1.55%) Wireless
15 32 (1.04%) IP Telephony
16 30 (0.97%) Intranet
17 25 (0.81%) VLAN
18 24 (0.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (0.29%) MS Access
6 7 (0.23%) Electronic Patient Records
7 6 (0.19%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.13%) MySQL
8 4 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.13%) Power BI
8 4 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.097%) Big Data
9 3 (0.097%) OLTP
9 3 (0.097%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.097%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.065%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.065%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.065%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.065%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (3.14%) MSI
2 35 (1.13%) AdminStudio
3 21 (0.68%) InstallShield
4 16 (0.52%) JIRA
5 7 (0.23%) WinDbg
6 5 (0.16%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.097%) Android Studio
8 3 (0.097%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.097%) Hudson
9 2 (0.065%) AutoIt
9 2 (0.065%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.032%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.032%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.032%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.032%) Selenium
10 1 (0.032%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.032%) TestComplete
General
1 391 (12.65%) Finance
2 80 (2.59%) Retail
3 76 (2.46%) Law
4 68 (2.20%) Banking
5 50 (1.62%) Legal
6 47 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 39 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.16%) Publishing
9 34 (1.10%) Marketing
10 23 (0.74%) Front Office
11 22 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.65%) Electronics
13 19 (0.61%) Billing
14 15 (0.49%) Games
14 15 (0.49%) Local Government
14 15 (0.49%) Spanish Language
15 13 (0.42%) Back Office
16 11 (0.36%) Advertising
17 10 (0.32%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 556 (17.99%) Desktop Support
2 550 (17.79%) Analyst
3 464 (15.01%) Support Engineer
4 335 (10.84%) Windows Engineer
5 323 (10.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 254 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 239 (7.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 220 (7.12%) IT Support
9 212 (6.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 198 (6.41%) Deployment Engineer
11 196 (6.34%) Service Analyst
12 185 (5.99%) Service Desk Analyst
13 178 (5.76%) Project Manager
14 140 (4.53%) Consultant
15 139 (4.50%) Architect
16 126 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 124 (4.01%) IT Analyst
18 119 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 112 (3.62%) 1st Line Support
20 102 (3.30%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.00%) Web Services
2 29 (0.94%) .NET
3 26 (0.84%) Middleware
4 23 (0.74%) Software Packaging
5 14 (0.45%) SAML
5 14 (0.45%) Universal Windows Platform
6 11 (0.36%) LDAP
7 10 (0.32%) RESTful
8 9 (0.29%) Qt
9 7 (0.23%) OAuth
9 7 (0.23%) OCX
10 5 (0.16%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.13%) HTML
11 4 (0.13%) WSH
11 4 (0.13%) XMPP
12 3 (0.097%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.097%) COM
13 2 (0.065%) ActiveX
13 2 (0.065%) CSS
13 2 (0.065%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 131 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (2.59%) Fat Client
2 80 (2.59%) Thin Client
3 75 (2.43%) iPhone
4 72 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 70 (2.26%) NHS
5 70 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
6 66 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
7 65 (2.10%) iPad
8 61 (1.97%) Data Centre
9 41 (1.33%) Driving Licence
10 40 (1.29%) Smartphone
11 38 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 32 (1.04%) User Experience
13 30 (0.97%) PKI
14 20 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
14 20 (0.65%) Mobile App
15 19 (0.61%) CMDB
16 18 (0.58%) Computer Science
17 13 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3,071 (99.35%) Windows
2 1,370 (44.32%) Windows 7
3 511 (16.53%) Windows Server
4 273 (8.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 221 (7.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 187 (6.05%) Windows 8
7 178 (5.76%) Apple iOS
8 161 (5.21%) Windows XP
9 154 (4.98%) Android
10 114 (3.69%) Mac OS
11 85 (2.75%) Linux
12 58 (1.88%) Mac OS X
12 58 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (0.81%) Unix
14 21 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.42%) AIX
16 11 (0.36%) CentOS
16 11 (0.36%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.29%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (20.54%) Migration
2 450 (14.56%) ITIL
3 202 (6.54%) Problem-Solving
4 155 (5.01%) Application Packaging
5 153 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 135 (4.37%) Time Management
7 123 (3.98%) Project Management
8 118 (3.82%) Service Management
9 102 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 101 (3.27%) Break/Fix
10 101 (3.27%) ITSM
11 95 (3.07%) Asset Management
11 95 (3.07%) PRINCE2
12 92 (2.98%) Service Delivery
13 84 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
14 82 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
15 70 (2.26%) User Acceptance Testing
16 62 (2.01%) Change Management
17 60 (1.94%) Patch Management
18 56 (1.81%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 342 (11.06%) PowerShell
2 114 (3.69%) SQL
3 94 (3.04%) VBScript
4 26 (0.84%) C#
4 26 (0.84%) VB
5 20 (0.65%) VBA
6 18 (0.58%) C++
7 15 (0.49%) C
8 12 (0.39%) Java
9 8 (0.26%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.13%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.097%) C++/CLI
11 3 (0.097%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.097%) Python
11 3 (0.097%) Rust
12 2 (0.065%) Delphi
12 2 (0.065%) Perl
13 1 (0.032%) PHP
13 1 (0.032%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 293 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 198 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 174 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 86 (2.78%) MCSE
5 72 (2.33%) Degree
6 65 (2.10%) MCSA
7 61 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
8 59 (1.91%) DV Cleared
9 46 (1.49%) MCP
10 35 (1.13%) A+ Certification
10 35 (1.13%) DBS Check
11 31 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 29 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 20 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (0.61%) CCNA
15 18 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
16 14 (0.45%) MCITP
17 13 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
18 12 (0.39%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (5.18%) SLA
2 33 (1.07%) PMO
3 30 (0.97%) QA
4 14 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.23%) GxP
5 7 (0.23%) HL7
6 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.13%) GDPR
7 4 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.097%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.065%) COBIT
9 2 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.065%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.065%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.065%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.065%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.032%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.032%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1,341 (43.38%) Active Directory
2 266 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (7.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 158 (5.11%) Hyper-V
5 150 (4.85%) XenApp
6 134 (4.34%) XenDesktop
7 100 (3.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 93 (3.01%) BitLocker
9 84 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
10 62 (2.01%) vSphere
11 21 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
12 20 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
13 18 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
14 16 (0.52%) VMware NSX
15 15 (0.49%) XenServer
16 13 (0.42%) Terminal Services
16 13 (0.42%) VMware Server
17 11 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
18 9 (0.29%) Terminal Server
19 7 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 868 (28.08%) SCCM
2 169 (5.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 73 (2.36%) WSUS
4 63 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 46 (1.49%) SCOM
6 45 (1.46%) AirWatch
7 30 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
8 28 (0.91%) vCenter Server
9 23 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
10 22 (0.71%) Backup Exec
11 13 (0.42%) NetBackup
11 13 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.36%) Data Guard
13 10 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (0.32%) WMI
14 8 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 8 (0.26%) vRealize
14 8 (0.26%) XenMobile
15 7 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
15 7 (0.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1,248 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 430 (13.91%) Citrix
3 429 (13.88%) VMware
4 274 (8.86%) Apple
5 194 (6.28%) Cisco
6 124 (4.01%) Ivanti
7 122 (3.95%) HP
8 91 (2.94%) ServiceNow
9 78 (2.52%) Dell
9 78 (2.52%) McAfee
10 52 (1.68%) SAP
11 47 (1.52%) Symantec
12 46 (1.49%) Avaya
12 46 (1.49%) Sophos
13 44 (1.42%) Bloomberg
13 44 (1.42%) Veeam
14 39 (1.26%) Wyse
15 33 (1.07%) Remedy
16 31 (1.00%) Polycom
17 29 (0.94%) iManage