Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 October 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 180 323
Rank change year-on-year +91 +143 +247
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 1,325 700 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.87% 1.56% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.16% 7.54% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 473 182
London median daily rate £286 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £130 £130 £125
90th Percentile £519 £475 £515
England median daily rate £250 £275 £313
% change year-on-year -9.09% -12.00% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 70 18
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.50% +0.25%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.00 £13.34
90th Percentile £25.50 £47.83 £24.13
England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -13.04%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9,355 9,287 9,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.26% 20.65% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,599 6,551 6,596
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £193 £209 £250
90th Percentile £650 £631 £600
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 263 210
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +5.56% +2.77%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.83 £44.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in London

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in London

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in London

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in London

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in London

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Central London +51 320 £300 - 41
West London +32 74 £180 -40.00% 18
South London -20 33 £450 +125.00% 15
East London -20 25 £178 -7.79% 16
North London +13 19 £148 -41.00% 5
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 London region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 1,313 (99.09%) Windows
2 581 (43.85%) Windows 7
3 576 (43.47%) Active Directory
4 550 (41.51%) Office 365
5 545 (41.13%) Microsoft
6 397 (29.96%) SCCM
7 307 (23.17%) Finance
8 300 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
9 274 (20.68%) Migration
10 231 (17.43%) ITIL
11 224 (16.91%) Citrix
12 201 (15.17%) VMware
13 197 (14.87%) Windows Server
14 186 (14.04%) PowerShell
15 154 (11.62%) Apple
16 152 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
17 132 (9.96%) Microsoft App-V
18 124 (9.36%) Skype
19 122 (9.21%) DNS
20 119 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
21 116 (8.75%) Cisco
22 112 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
23 110 (8.30%) MS Exchange
24 109 (8.23%) Skype for Business
25 108 (8.15%) Apple iOS
26 104 (7.85%) Security Cleared
27 99 (7.47%) Ivanti
27 99 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
28 98 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
29 96 (7.25%) DHCP

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 110 (8.30%) MS Exchange
2 109 (8.23%) Skype for Business
3 94 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 43 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.15%) CMS
8 2 (0.15%) IIS
9 1 (0.075%) Confluence
9 1 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 300 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.075%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Carpe Diem
2 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.30%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.075%) Eikon
4 1 (0.075%) Maximo
4 1 (0.075%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.075%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 550 (41.51%) Office 365
2 152 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (5.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 34 (2.57%) OneDrive
5 19 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.43%) Mimecast
6 18 (1.36%) IaaS
7 15 (1.13%) G Suite
8 10 (0.75%) SaaS
9 6 (0.45%) PaaS
10 3 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) Slack
11 2 (0.15%) Yammer
12 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (9.36%) Skype
2 122 (9.21%) DNS
3 96 (7.25%) DHCP
4 93 (7.02%) VPN
5 85 (6.42%) LAN
6 72 (5.43%) WAN
7 70 (5.28%) Firewall
8 66 (4.98%) TCP/IP
9 49 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
10 46 (3.47%) Internet
11 39 (2.94%) VoIP
12 29 (2.19%) Wireless
13 25 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
14 23 (1.74%) WebEx
15 22 (1.66%) NetScaler
16 19 (1.43%) SAN
17 17 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
18 15 (1.13%) Telepresence
19 13 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
20 12 (0.91%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (0.53%) Power BI
4 6 (0.45%) MS Access
5 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.30%) Blockchain
6 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.23%) OLTP
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.15%) Big Data
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.075%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.075%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.075%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.075%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (3.55%) MSI
2 27 (2.04%) InstallShield
3 25 (1.89%) AdminStudio
4 9 (0.68%) JIRA
5 6 (0.45%) WinDbg
6 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.15%) AutoIt
7 2 (0.15%) Hudson
7 2 (0.15%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.075%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.075%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.075%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.075%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.075%) TestRail
8 1 (0.075%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.075%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 307 (23.17%) Finance
2 61 (4.60%) Banking
2 61 (4.60%) Law
3 43 (3.25%) Legal
4 41 (3.09%) Retail
5 24 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 19 (1.43%) Front Office
6 19 (1.43%) Publishing
7 16 (1.21%) Spanish Language
8 14 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 13 (0.98%) Billing
10 11 (0.83%) Back Office
11 8 (0.60%) Advertising
11 8 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.45%) French Language
13 4 (0.30%) Marketing
14 3 (0.23%) German Language
14 3 (0.23%) Local Government
14 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 277 (20.91%) Analyst
2 256 (19.32%) Desktop Support
3 192 (14.49%) Support Engineer
4 150 (11.32%) Support Analyst
5 142 (10.72%) Windows Engineer
6 122 (9.21%) Desktop Engineer
7 108 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 106 (8.00%) IT Support
9 93 (7.02%) Service Analyst
10 84 (6.34%) Service Desk Analyst
11 76 (5.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 71 (5.36%) Architect
13 70 (5.28%) Deployment Engineer
14 65 (4.91%) Project Manager
15 62 (4.68%) IT Analyst
16 58 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 53 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 51 (3.85%) Consultant
19 47 (3.55%) Applications Packager
19 47 (3.55%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.43%) Software Packaging
2 12 (0.91%) .NET
3 10 (0.75%) Universal Windows Platform
4 9 (0.68%) SAML
5 5 (0.38%) XMPP
6 4 (0.30%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.30%) OAuth
6 4 (0.30%) Web Services
7 3 (0.23%) OCX
8 2 (0.15%) ActiveX
8 2 (0.15%) XML
9 1 (0.075%) COM
9 1 (0.075%) Flash
9 1 (0.075%) HTML
9 1 (0.075%) LDAP
9 1 (0.075%) Middleware
9 1 (0.075%) WinForms
9 1 (0.075%) WPF
9 1 (0.075%) XSL
9 1 (0.075%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 54 (4.08%) iPhone
2 51 (3.85%) iPad
3 50 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
4 43 (3.25%) Blackberry
5 35 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
6 33 (2.49%) Data Centre
7 31 (2.34%) User Experience
8 30 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (1.51%) Smartphone
10 19 (1.43%) Fat Client
10 19 (1.43%) Thin Client
11 13 (0.98%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.68%) CMDB
13 9 (0.68%) e-Learning
13 9 (0.68%) Handset
13 9 (0.68%) PKI
13 9 (0.68%) Taxonomies
14 6 (0.45%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,313 (99.09%) Windows
2 581 (43.85%) Windows 7
3 197 (14.87%) Windows Server
4 112 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (8.15%) Apple iOS
6 98 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 90 (6.79%) Android
8 73 (5.51%) Windows 8
9 60 (4.53%) Mac OS
10 51 (3.85%) Linux
11 47 (3.55%) Mac OS X
12 21 (1.58%) Windows XP
13 14 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.98%) CentOS
15 7 (0.53%) Unix
16 6 (0.45%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
17 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.075%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (20.68%) Migration
2 231 (17.43%) ITIL
3 99 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
4 68 (5.13%) Service Management
5 66 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 62 (4.68%) Application Packaging
7 61 (4.60%) Project Management
8 44 (3.32%) Application Virtualisation
9 43 (3.25%) Mobile Device Management
10 42 (3.17%) Change Management
11 41 (3.09%) Patch Management
12 40 (3.02%) Time Management
13 39 (2.94%) ITSM
13 39 (2.94%) Service Delivery
14 37 (2.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (2.72%) Investment Management
15 36 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
16 34 (2.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (2.49%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 55 (4.15%) VBScript
3 52 (3.92%) SQL
4 18 (1.36%) VBA
5 13 (0.98%) C#
6 10 (0.75%) C
7 8 (0.60%) VB
8 6 (0.45%) C++
8 6 (0.45%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.38%) Java
10 4 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.23%) C++/CLI
11 3 (0.23%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.15%) Perl
12 2 (0.15%) Python
13 1 (0.075%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.075%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.075%) VB6
Qualifications
1 104 (7.85%) Security Cleared
2 82 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 38 (2.87%) Degree
6 35 (2.64%) MCSE
7 32 (2.42%) MCSA
8 24 (1.81%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.51%) MCP
10 19 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (0.83%) CCNA
11 11 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.83%) DBS Check
12 10 (0.75%) A+ Certification
13 9 (0.68%) MCDST
14 6 (0.45%) MCTS
14 6 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.38%) MCITP
15 5 (0.38%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.64%) SLA
2 20 (1.51%) PMO
3 16 (1.21%) QA
4 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.23%) GDPR
6 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.075%) NIST 800
System Software
1 576 (43.47%) Active Directory
2 132 (9.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 119 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 87 (6.57%) XenDesktop
5 84 (6.34%) XenApp
6 68 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 59 (4.45%) BitLocker
8 47 (3.55%) Hyper-V
9 45 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
10 30 (2.26%) vSphere
11 20 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (0.98%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.60%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.53%) XenServer
15 6 (0.45%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.30%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.23%) SRDF
17 3 (0.23%) Xen
18 2 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 397 (29.96%) SCCM
2 85 (6.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 42 (3.17%) WSUS
4 36 (2.72%) AirWatch
5 25 (1.89%) SCOM
6 22 (1.66%) vCenter Server
7 20 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
8 19 (1.43%) Backup Exec
9 12 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.68%) WMI
11 7 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
11 7 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.45%) Perfmon
12 6 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.38%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.30%) XenMobile
14 4 (0.30%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.23%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 545 (41.13%) Microsoft
2 224 (16.91%) Citrix
3 201 (15.17%) VMware
4 154 (11.62%) Apple
5 116 (8.75%) Cisco
6 99 (7.47%) Ivanti
7 52 (3.92%) HP
7 52 (3.92%) McAfee
8 44 (3.32%) ServiceNow
9 38 (2.87%) Dell
10 35 (2.64%) Bloomberg
11 33 (2.49%) Sophos
12 30 (2.26%) Veeam
13 27 (2.04%) iManage
14 26 (1.96%) Wyse
15 24 (1.81%) NetApp
15 24 (1.81%) Reuters
15 24 (1.81%) Symantec
16 22 (1.66%) Avaya
17 20 (1.51%) Polycom