Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 72 99
Rank change year-on-year +16 +27 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 43 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.70% 1.74% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.11% 8.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £386 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% -15.79% -
10th Percentile £110 £195 £463
90th Percentile £450 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £325 £394 £413
% change year-on-year -17.46% -4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.77% - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £16.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year +1.85% -45.45% -

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 328 302 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.60% 21.06% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 155 189
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -0.28% +0.29%
10th Percentile £129 £150 £120
90th Percentile £550 £525 £495
East of England median daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year +0.72% -0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 19 50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £12.38 £10.00 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.25 £17.55 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £26.44 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +60.24% -2.94% +3.03%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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
Watford +3 13 £355 - 1
Hatfield +3 10 £450 +267.35% 4
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £300 -
Stevenage -9 2 - - 1
Broxbourne - 1 £115 -
Harpenden - 1 £105 -
Windows 10
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) SCCM
3 23 (53.49%) Windows 7
3 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
4 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
5 17 (39.53%) PowerShell
6 15 (34.88%) BitLocker
7 12 (27.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (25.58%) Office 365
9 10 (23.26%) VMware
9 10 (23.26%) VBScript
10 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (18.60%) Migration
11 8 (18.60%) AppSense
11 8 (18.60%) Disk Encryption
12 7 (16.28%) CESG
13 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
13 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (13.95%) HP
13 6 (13.95%) Citrix
13 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
13 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
14 5 (11.63%) ITIL
14 5 (11.63%) Symantec
14 5 (11.63%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (11.63%) Altiris
14 5 (11.63%) ISEB
14 5 (11.63%) Skype for Business
14 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (11.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Office 365
2 5 (11.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Skype
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 4 (9.30%) SMTP
2 4 (9.30%) VoIP
3 3 (6.98%) DHCP
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) WAAS
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) MSI
3 2 (4.65%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Desktop Support
3 7 (16.28%) SCCM Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Deployment Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Customer Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared Application Packager
6 2 (4.65%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.33%) Java SE
1 1 (2.33%) REST
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) CESG
2 5 (11.63%) User Experience
3 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Disk Encryption
1 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 5 (11.63%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
2 5 (11.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Information Security
3 4 (9.30%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.65%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.33%) Presales
6 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.33%) SDLC
6 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.26%) VBScript
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.88%) BitLocker
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (11.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (11.63%) XenApp
5 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (60.47%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (11.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (11.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (4.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) AppSense
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) HP
5 5 (11.63%) Altiris
5 5 (11.63%) LANDesk
5 5 (11.63%) Symantec
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco
6 4 (9.30%) Dell
6 4 (9.30%) Mitel
6 4 (9.30%) Veeam
7 2 (4.65%) Apple
8 1 (2.33%) Computacenter