Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 59 71
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 77 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.32% 2.65% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.21% 13.06% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £170 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.14% +9.38% -15.79%
10th Percentile £110 £300 £193
90th Percentile £465 £550 £488
East of England median daily rate £171 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -47.31% +1.56% -22.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.93 £16.81 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.16% +52.77% -
10th Percentile £13.65 £15.14 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.46 £18.00 £11.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.14% +1.85% +57.14%

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 363 314 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.09% 20.26% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 155 146
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -8.45%
10th Percentile £138 £145 £150
90th Percentile £475 £560 £525
East of England median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 40 20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +13.73% -15.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.66 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.55 £47.25 £17.40
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -7.04%

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 17 January 2019.

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
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 17 January 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
Watford +21 24 £325 -15.47%
Hatfield +8 18 £165 -63.33% 1
Welwyn Garden City +9 11 £154 -48.67% 1
Stevenage -1 10 £188 -
Tring - 2 £150 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 3
Rickmansworth - 1 £140 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £170 -
Windows 10
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
3 36 (46.75%) Active Directory
4 31 (40.26%) Migration
4 31 (40.26%) Windows 7
5 30 (38.96%) Office 365
6 28 (36.36%) SCCM
7 22 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 15 (19.48%) Windows Server
9 14 (18.18%) Firewall
9 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (16.88%) ITIL
11 12 (15.58%) Spreadsheet
11 12 (15.58%) Web Services
12 11 (14.29%) Client/Server
12 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 11 (14.29%) Test Strategy
13 10 (12.99%) DHCP
13 10 (12.99%) DNS
14 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (11.69%) NHS
14 9 (11.69%) LIMS
14 9 (11.69%) HL7
14 9 (11.69%) Data Migration
14 9 (11.69%) Informatics
14 9 (11.69%) e-Health
14 9 (11.69%) VMware
14 9 (11.69%) PACS
14 9 (11.69%) Health Informatics
14 9 (11.69%) Analytics

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 22 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.39%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.30%) GroupWise
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 30 (38.96%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.60%) G Suite
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) Firewall
2 10 (12.99%) DHCP
2 10 (12.99%) DNS
3 7 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (9.09%) Skype
4 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.90%) VPN
5 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.30%) SAN
6 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.30%) VoIP
6 1 (1.30%) WAN
6 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MSI
General
1 7 (9.09%) Law
2 3 (3.90%) Publishing
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) IT Support
5 7 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.49%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.19%) SCCM Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Active Directory Support
9 3 (3.90%) Performance Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.69%) e-Health
2 9 (11.69%) LIMS
2 9 (11.69%) NHS
2 9 (11.69%) PACS
3 2 (2.60%) CMDB
3 2 (2.60%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.30%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (40.26%) Windows 7
3 15 (19.48%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.19%) Android
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Migration
2 13 (16.88%) ITIL
3 11 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 9 (11.69%) Analytics
4 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (11.69%) Data Migration
4 9 (11.69%) Health Informatics
4 9 (11.69%) Informatics
5 8 (10.39%) Application Packaging
5 8 (10.39%) Server Patching
6 7 (9.09%) Information Security
6 7 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 7 (9.09%) ISMS
6 7 (9.09%) Security Management
7 5 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.49%) Project Management
8 4 (5.19%) Defect Management
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.90%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.90%) VBScript
3 1 (1.30%) VB
3 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.79%) MCP
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.90%) MCSA
4 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) HL7
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (46.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.90%) BitLocker
4 3 (3.90%) Terminal Server
4 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.90%) XenApp
5 1 (1.30%) Firmware
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 28 (36.36%) SCCM
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) VMware
3 7 (9.09%) Citrix
3 7 (9.09%) Sony
4 4 (5.19%) Google
5 3 (3.90%) Apple
5 3 (3.90%) Samsung
5 3 (3.90%) SOTI
6 2 (2.60%) Altiris
6 2 (2.60%) Symantec
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco
7 1 (1.30%) F5
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.30%) Twitter