Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 292 565
Rank change year-on-year +142 +273 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 835 374 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.76% 0.84% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.47% 4.06% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 239 35
London median daily rate £248 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.29% - -
10th Percentile £123 £129 £213
90th Percentile £469 £500 £640
England median daily rate £256 £300 £325
% change year-on-year -14.58% -7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 26 2
London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.29 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.50% +0.25% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.38 £15.53
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.92 £17.18
England median hourly rate £16.18 £15.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% -15.28% -

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 9864 9204 9946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.76% 20.63% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7020 6368 6768
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £205
90th Percentile £638 £605 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 200 303
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.46 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 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
Central London +78 181 £273 -30.13% 16
South London -4 49 £200 -27.27% 4
West London +3 27 £210 +40.00% 4
East London +11 26 £245 -47.03% 6
North London -2 8 £320 +62.03% 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 London region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 831 (99.52%) Windows
2 388 (46.47%) Windows 7
3 380 (45.51%) Office 365
4 371 (44.43%) Active Directory
5 306 (36.65%) Microsoft
6 220 (26.35%) Microsoft Office
7 192 (22.99%) SCCM
8 156 (18.68%) Migration
9 137 (16.41%) Citrix
10 133 (15.93%) Finance
11 124 (14.85%) Windows Server
12 117 (14.01%) VMware
13 115 (13.77%) ITIL
13 115 (13.77%) Security Cleared
14 98 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 96 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 92 (11.02%) SC Cleared
17 87 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
18 83 (9.94%) PowerShell
19 77 (9.22%) Apple
20 75 (8.98%) Windows 8
21 72 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
22 67 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
23 65 (7.78%) SharePoint
23 65 (7.78%) MS Exchange
24 59 (7.07%) DNS
25 58 (6.95%) Skype
26 56 (6.71%) Cisco
27 54 (6.47%) Project Management
28 53 (6.35%) Skype for Business

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 65 (7.78%) MS Exchange
1 65 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 53 (6.35%) Skype for Business
3 18 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.20%) CMS
6 9 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.48%) IIS
9 3 (0.36%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) Moodle
11 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.12%) SAS
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 220 (26.35%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (5.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (1.20%) Eikon
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 380 (45.51%) Office 365
2 87 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (2.51%) OneDrive
5 18 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.96%) Yammer
7 6 (0.72%) SaaS
8 5 (0.60%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.36%) G Suite
10 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.24%) IaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.07%) DNS
2 58 (6.95%) Skype
3 49 (5.87%) Internet
4 48 (5.75%) LAN
5 46 (5.51%) WAN
6 44 (5.27%) DHCP
6 44 (5.27%) VPN
7 39 (4.67%) TCP/IP
8 35 (4.19%) Firewall
9 28 (3.35%) Wireless
10 25 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (1.92%) SAN
13 12 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (1.44%) VLAN
14 11 (1.32%) VoIP
15 10 (1.20%) LDAP
16 9 (1.08%) Intranet
16 9 (1.08%) Network Security
17 8 (0.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.96%) MS Access
3 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.24%) Big Data
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.12%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.12%) Clusterpoint
6 1 (0.12%) MySQL
6 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.12%) Power BI
6 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (3.11%) MSI
2 9 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.96%) JIRA
4 6 (0.72%) TestRail
5 5 (0.60%) HP UFT
5 5 (0.60%) InstallShield
5 5 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (0.36%) Ant
6 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.24%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 133 (15.93%) Finance
2 43 (5.15%) Law
3 36 (4.31%) Banking
4 33 (3.95%) Legal
5 21 (2.51%) Retail
6 10 (1.20%) Advertising
6 10 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.08%) French Language
8 8 (0.96%) Publishing
9 7 (0.84%) Back Office
10 6 (0.72%) Front Office
11 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.36%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.36%) Local Government
12 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) International Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 140 (16.77%) Desktop Support
2 138 (16.53%) Analyst
3 124 (14.85%) Support Engineer
4 96 (11.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 75 (8.98%) Windows Engineer
6 73 (8.74%) Desktop Engineer
7 58 (6.95%) IT Support
8 55 (6.59%) Service Analyst
8 55 (6.59%) Support Analyst
9 54 (6.47%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 54 (6.47%) Service Desk Analyst
10 52 (6.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 48 (5.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 47 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 47 (5.63%) Deployment Engineer
13 39 (4.67%) Project Manager
14 33 (3.95%) Trainer
15 31 (3.71%) Architect
16 29 (3.47%) Consultant
16 29 (3.47%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.44%) WPF
2 10 (1.20%) .NET
2 10 (1.20%) Web Services
3 8 (0.96%) HTML
4 7 (0.84%) Software Packaging
4 7 (0.84%) XML
5 4 (0.48%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.48%) CSS
6 3 (0.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.36%) DOM
6 3 (0.36%) HTML5
6 3 (0.36%) Middleware
6 3 (0.36%) XSLT
7 2 (0.24%) Flash
7 2 (0.24%) OCX
7 2 (0.24%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.12%) jQuery
8 1 (0.12%) Sass
8 1 (0.12%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.51%) iPhone
3 38 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 32 (3.83%) Blackberry
5 22 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.51%) iPad
7 19 (2.28%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.80%) BYOD
9 10 (1.20%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.08%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.08%) Thin Client
11 8 (0.96%) PKI
11 8 (0.96%) User Experience
12 7 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.84%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.84%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.72%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.72%) Handset
13 6 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 831 (99.52%) Windows
2 388 (46.47%) Windows 7
3 124 (14.85%) Windows Server
4 98 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (8.98%) Windows 8
7 44 (5.27%) Android
8 38 (4.55%) Mac OS
9 33 (3.95%) Apple iOS
9 33 (3.95%) Linux
10 28 (3.35%) Mac OS X
11 12 (1.44%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.08%) Debian
13 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.84%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.72%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.60%) Unix
17 4 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (18.68%) Migration
2 115 (13.77%) ITIL
3 54 (6.47%) Project Management
4 43 (5.15%) Application Packaging
5 39 (4.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 33 (3.95%) Service Management
7 31 (3.71%) PRINCE2
8 25 (2.99%) Service Delivery
9 24 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
10 22 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (2.40%) Problem Management
11 20 (2.40%) Time Management
12 18 (2.16%) Software Deployment
12 18 (2.16%) Supplier Management
13 17 (2.04%) Analytics
13 17 (2.04%) Asset Management
13 17 (2.04%) Investment Management
14 16 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (1.92%) ITSM
15 15 (1.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (9.94%) PowerShell
2 47 (5.63%) VBScript
3 26 (3.11%) SQL
4 16 (1.92%) C#
5 13 (1.56%) Python
5 13 (1.56%) VB
6 7 (0.84%) C
7 5 (0.60%) Java
8 4 (0.48%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.48%) Perl
9 3 (0.36%) AWK
9 3 (0.36%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.36%) VBA
10 2 (0.24%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 115 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 92 (11.02%) SC Cleared
3 72 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (5.27%) MCSE
5 42 (5.03%) Degree
6 20 (2.40%) MCSA
7 15 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (1.44%) MCDST
10 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 8 (0.96%) CCNA
11 8 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.96%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.84%) MCITP
12 7 (0.84%) MCP
12 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.72%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.55%) SLA
2 33 (3.95%) PMO
3 10 (1.20%) QA
4 8 (0.96%) GDPR
5 6 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 371 (44.43%) Active Directory
2 67 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (5.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 31 (3.71%) XenApp
5 25 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
6 24 (2.87%) XenDesktop
7 23 (2.75%) BitLocker
8 22 (2.63%) Hyper-V
9 19 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
10 18 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (1.80%) vSphere
12 9 (1.08%) Samba
13 8 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.48%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.36%) Docker
15 3 (0.36%) KVM
15 3 (0.36%) pfSense
15 3 (0.36%) XenServer
16 2 (0.24%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 192 (22.99%) SCCM
2 35 (4.19%) AirWatch
3 32 (3.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (1.92%) SCOM
5 9 (1.08%) Ansible
6 8 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.96%) DameWare
7 7 (0.84%) XenMobile
8 6 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.60%) AppDNA
9 5 (0.60%) PowerCLI
9 5 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.48%) ThinApp
11 3 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.36%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.36%) Puppet
11 3 (0.36%) Terraform
11 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 306 (36.65%) Microsoft
2 137 (16.41%) Citrix
3 117 (14.01%) VMware
4 77 (9.22%) Apple
5 56 (6.71%) Cisco
6 38 (4.55%) HP
7 37 (4.43%) Bloomberg
8 25 (2.99%) Dell
9 20 (2.40%) Reuters
10 19 (2.28%) Avaya
11 18 (2.16%) AppSense
11 18 (2.16%) FactSet
11 18 (2.16%) GFI Software
12 17 (2.04%) LANDesk
13 14 (1.68%) Symantec
14 13 (1.56%) WatchGuard
15 10 (1.20%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.08%) McAfee
16 9 (1.08%) Meraki
16 9 (1.08%) Wyse