Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 19 September 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 53 74
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 67 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.11% 2.91% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.51% 12.77% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £170 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.40% +11.67% -
10th Percentile £103 £103 £161
90th Percentile £350 £643 £454
East of England median daily rate £170 £413 £275
% change year-on-year -58.79% +50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £16.81 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.62% +29.27% -
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.74 £10.95
90th Percentile £18.90 £18.00 £14.65
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.81% +12.03% -70.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 362 321 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.21% 22.77% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 154 139
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £125 £124 £156
90th Percentile £456 £575 £490
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.09 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.10 £36.75 £20.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -1.49%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Hertfordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Hertfordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Hertfordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Hertfordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in Hertfordshire

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Watford +17 26 £128 -36.25% 2
Welwyn Garden City -10 10 £170 -73.85% 1
Hatfield +4 9 £270 -40.00% 5
Stevenage - 5 £175 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 3 £150 -68.42% 2
Tring - 2 £150 - 1
Welwyn +2 1 - -
Letchworth -1 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £140 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £170 -
Windows 10
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (47.76%) Windows 7
3 26 (38.81%) Active Directory
4 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
5 17 (25.37%) SCCM
6 16 (23.88%) Migration
7 12 (17.91%) Office 365
8 10 (14.93%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (14.93%) Firewall
8 10 (14.93%) Web Services
8 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
9 9 (13.43%) Client/Server
9 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy
10 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (10.45%) ITIL
11 7 (10.45%) Information Security Management
11 7 (10.45%) Security Management
11 7 (10.45%) Law
11 7 (10.45%) Information Security
11 7 (10.45%) Sony
11 7 (10.45%) ISMS
12 6 (8.96%) Time Management
12 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
12 6 (8.96%) Windows XP
13 5 (7.46%) DHCP
13 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
13 5 (7.46%) Retail
13 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
13 5 (7.46%) Break/Fix
14 4 (5.97%) Windows 8

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) G Suite
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Firewall
2 5 (7.46%) DHCP
3 4 (5.97%) DNS
3 4 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.48%) Skype
4 3 (4.48%) VPN
5 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) LAN
6 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.49%) VoIP
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 7 (10.45%) Law
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Desktop Support
2 17 (25.37%) Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) Support Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) IT Support
7 7 (10.45%) IT Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Technical Test Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Build Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Desktop Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) e-Health
3 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.49%) LIMS
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) PACS
3 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (47.76%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.96%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.97%) Android
5 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Migration
2 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy
3 7 (10.45%) Information Security
3 7 (10.45%) Information Security Management
3 7 (10.45%) ISMS
3 7 (10.45%) ITIL
3 7 (10.45%) Security Management
4 6 (8.96%) Time Management
5 5 (7.46%) Break/Fix
6 3 (4.48%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.99%) Defect Management
7 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.99%) Service Management
8 1 (1.49%) Health Informatics
8 1 (1.49%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (1.49%) Presales
8 1 (1.49%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) HL7
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (38.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Terminal Server
2 2 (2.99%) XenApp
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Sony
3 4 (5.97%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) Google
4 3 (4.48%) Samsung
4 3 (4.48%) SOTI
5 2 (2.99%) Altiris
5 2 (2.99%) Computacenter
5 2 (2.99%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) Symantec
6 1 (1.49%) Apple
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Mitel
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) Sophos
6 1 (1.49%) Veeam