Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 August 2019 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
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 92 85
Rank change year-on-year +58 -7 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 54 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.11% 1.73% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.57% 4.72% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 16
Essex median daily rate £225 £170 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -45.60% +56.25%
10th Percentile £114 £141 £153
90th Percentile £488 £423 £559
East of England median daily rate £183 £170 £350
% change year-on-year +7.35% -51.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Essex median hourly rate £21.75 £16.88 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.89% -29.69% -
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year -3.13% -4.79% +12.03%

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 276 360 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.36% 36.62% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 189 169
Essex median daily rate £375 £450 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +0.67% +37.54%
10th Percentile £161 £183 £208
90th Percentile £540 £600 £588
East of England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 35
Essex median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -36.54% +57.58%
10th Percentile £13.10 £15.50 £12.31
90th Percentile £26.00 £75.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +6.06%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Essex

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Essex

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Essex over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Essex

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Essex

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Colchester +6 10 £475 +171.43% 2
Basildon - 10 £231 - 1
Chelmsford +7 5 £114 -71.38% 1
Stanford-le-Hope - 4 £190 -
Brentwood +11 3 £158 +31.25%
Harlow - 3 £500 -
Southend-on-Sea +9 2 £300 +6.19%
Windows 10
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
5 13 (24.07%) SCCM
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (18.52%) Office 365
8 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (16.67%) Migration
8 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 8 (14.81%) Project Management
9 8 (14.81%) Public Sector
9 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
10 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.96%) ITIL
11 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 6 (11.11%) NHS
11 6 (11.11%) LAN
11 6 (11.11%) Law
11 6 (11.11%) Smartphone
11 6 (11.11%) Degree
11 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
12 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (9.26%) Application Packaging
12 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.26%) VMware
12 5 (9.26%) Azure
12 5 (9.26%) Firewall

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Azure
3 4 (7.41%) AWS
3 4 (7.41%) iTunes
4 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 5 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (7.41%) VPN
5 3 (5.56%) DHCP
5 3 (5.56%) Internet
5 3 (5.56%) SAN
5 3 (5.56%) Wireless
6 2 (3.70%) DNS
6 2 (3.70%) NAS
6 2 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.85%) Network Security
7 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.85%) VLAN
7 1 (1.85%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 8 (14.81%) Public Sector
2 6 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
5 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (11.11%) Field Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) IT Support
7 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Deskside Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Deployment Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Junior
9 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) NHS
1 6 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 4 (7.41%) PMI
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) Android
9 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Migration
1 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (14.81%) Project Management
3 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
4 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.26%) Application Packaging
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.41%) Contract Management
7 3 (5.56%) ITSM
7 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.56%) Service Management
7 3 (5.56%) Storage Management
7 3 (5.56%) Time Management
8 2 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (3.70%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) MCP
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Firmware
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Apple
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
3 4 (7.41%) Sophos
4 3 (5.56%) Dell
4 3 (5.56%) Lotus
4 3 (5.56%) Wyse
5 2 (3.70%) Equitrac
5 2 (3.70%) McAfee
5 2 (3.70%) QNAP
5 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.85%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.85%) Meraki
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL