Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 93 184
Rank change year-on-year +22 +91 +148
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 1,364 1,272 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.57% 2.80% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.83% 13.86% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 859 442
London median daily rate £294 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +3.45% -17.14%
10th Percentile £131 £130 £130
90th Percentile £525 £530 £490
England median daily rate £225 £275 £290
% change year-on-year -18.18% -5.17% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 107 65
London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% +3.89% +10.50%
10th Percentile £12.17 £11.79 £11.70
90th Percentile £24.38 £29.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £16.81
% change year-on-year +0.88% -5.62% +15.90%

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 6,877 9,180 9,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.98% 20.19% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,838 6,477 6,401
London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £213
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 299 260
London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.00 £12.73
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £48.78
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 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
Central London +27 358 £350 +12.90% 55
South London +51 55 £190 -55.29% 13
West London +6 52 £225 +20.00% 28
East London +15 24 £243 +35.66% 17
North London -5 8 £190 +28.81% 12
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 London region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 1,356 (99.41%) Windows
2 621 (45.53%) Active Directory
3 602 (44.13%) Office 365
4 525 (38.49%) Windows 7
5 482 (35.34%) Microsoft
6 433 (31.74%) SCCM
7 336 (24.63%) Finance
8 310 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
9 299 (21.92%) Migration
10 213 (15.62%) ITIL
11 202 (14.81%) PowerShell
12 195 (14.30%) Windows Server
13 189 (13.86%) Citrix
14 160 (11.73%) Azure
15 144 (10.56%) VMware
16 125 (9.16%) Banking
17 118 (8.65%) Skype
18 107 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
19 106 (7.77%) MS Exchange
20 101 (7.40%) DNS
21 99 (7.26%) SharePoint
21 99 (7.26%) Skype for Business
21 99 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
22 97 (7.11%) Security Cleared
23 96 (7.04%) Application Packaging
24 91 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
25 89 (6.52%) SLA
26 88 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
27 85 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
28 81 (5.94%) 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
1 106 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 99 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 99 (7.26%) Skype for Business
3 37 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (1.17%) IIS
5 11 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (0.81%) IBM Notes
6 9 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (0.44%) Confluence
8 3 (0.22%) Apache
9 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.15%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.073%) WordPress
Applications
1 310 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.22%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 19 (1.39%) Elite 3E
2 6 (0.44%) Eikon
2 6 (0.44%) Misys Opics
3 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.073%) Global One
6 1 (0.073%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 602 (44.13%) Office 365
2 160 (11.73%) Azure
3 51 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 42 (3.08%) OneDrive
5 26 (1.91%) AWS
6 13 (0.95%) IaaS
6 13 (0.95%) PaaS
7 12 (0.88%) Mimecast
8 11 (0.81%) G Suite
8 11 (0.81%) SaaS
9 8 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.44%) Slack
11 5 (0.37%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.29%) Yammer
13 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.22%) GitHub
13 3 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.22%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 118 (8.65%) Skype
2 101 (7.40%) DNS
3 81 (5.94%) DHCP
4 62 (4.55%) VPN
5 61 (4.47%) TCP/IP
6 43 (3.15%) LAN
7 34 (2.49%) VoIP
8 31 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
9 30 (2.20%) Firewall
9 30 (2.20%) WAN
10 24 (1.76%) Internet
11 18 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (1.10%) Wireless
14 14 (1.03%) IP Telephony
14 14 (1.03%) NetScaler
15 13 (0.95%) SAN
16 11 (0.81%) VLAN
17 10 (0.73%) Kerberos
17 10 (0.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.51%) MS Access
5 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.44%) Big Data
6 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.37%) Power BI
8 3 (0.22%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.15%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 43 (3.15%) MSI
2 18 (1.32%) JIRA
3 14 (1.03%) InstallShield
4 10 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.59%) AdminStudio
6 5 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.37%) WinDbg
7 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.073%) Ant
8 1 (0.073%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.073%) Selenium
8 1 (0.073%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.073%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.073%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 336 (24.63%) Finance
2 125 (9.16%) Banking
3 62 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 46 (3.37%) Legal
4 46 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.64%) Law
5 36 (2.64%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.20%) Marketing
7 29 (2.13%) Retail
8 28 (2.05%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.76%) Electronics
10 18 (1.32%) Front Office
11 14 (1.03%) Local Government
12 13 (0.95%) Advertising
12 13 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.95%) Publishing
13 8 (0.59%) Back Office
14 4 (0.29%) German Language
15 3 (0.22%) French Language
16 1 (0.073%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 259 (18.99%) Analyst
2 205 (15.03%) Support Engineer
3 193 (14.15%) Windows Engineer
4 177 (12.98%) Desktop Support
5 157 (11.51%) Desktop Engineer
6 120 (8.80%) Support Analyst
7 102 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 101 (7.40%) Service Analyst
9 98 (7.18%) Service Desk Analyst
10 94 (6.89%) Deployment Engineer
11 92 (6.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 80 (5.87%) IT Support
13 74 (5.43%) Project Manager
14 62 (4.55%) Windows Deployment Engineer
15 59 (4.33%) Architect
15 59 (4.33%) Consultant
16 50 (3.67%) IT Engineer
17 46 (3.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 44 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
19 39 (2.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (0.88%) Software Packaging
2 11 (0.81%) HTML
3 9 (0.66%) CSS
4 8 (0.59%) jQuery
4 8 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (0.44%) LDAP
5 6 (0.44%) XML
6 4 (0.29%) .NET
6 4 (0.29%) OAuth
6 4 (0.29%) OAuth2
6 4 (0.29%) OpenID
6 4 (0.29%) SAML
7 3 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.22%) COM
7 3 (0.22%) Web Services
8 2 (0.15%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.15%) Java RMI
8 2 (0.15%) XMPP
8 2 (0.15%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.073%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
3 39 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 39 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 38 (2.79%) iPhone
5 31 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (1.39%) iPad
7 17 (1.25%) Smartphone
8 11 (0.81%) Device Driver
8 11 (0.81%) Hedge funds
9 10 (0.73%) Fat Client
9 10 (0.73%) Thin Client
9 10 (0.73%) User Experience
10 9 (0.66%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.51%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.51%) PKI
12 6 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.44%) EPoS
12 6 (0.44%) Handset
12 6 (0.44%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 1,356 (99.41%) Windows
2 525 (38.49%) Windows 7
3 195 (14.30%) Windows Server
4 107 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (5.57%) Apple iOS
7 68 (4.99%) Android
8 44 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 35 (2.57%) Mac OS X
10 32 (2.35%) Mac OS
11 27 (1.98%) Linux
12 24 (1.76%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.51%) Unix
15 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.15%) CentOS
16 2 (0.15%) Debian
16 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.073%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (21.92%) Migration
2 213 (15.62%) ITIL
3 99 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
4 96 (7.04%) Application Packaging
5 65 (4.77%) Mobile Device Management
6 58 (4.25%) Change Management
7 57 (4.18%) Service Management
8 54 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 53 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (3.81%) ITSM
11 51 (3.74%) Project Management
12 50 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 45 (3.30%) Time Management
14 39 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (2.79%) Document Management
16 36 (2.64%) Asset Management
16 36 (2.64%) Break/Fix
17 31 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
18 30 (2.20%) Incident Management
19 28 (2.05%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 202 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 40 (2.93%) SQL
3 26 (1.91%) VBA
4 22 (1.61%) VBScript
5 13 (0.95%) C
6 12 (0.88%) VB
7 8 (0.59%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.44%) Java
8 6 (0.44%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.22%) C#
9 3 (0.22%) C++
9 3 (0.22%) Python
9 3 (0.22%) Ruby
10 2 (0.15%) Perl
11 1 (0.073%) AWK
11 1 (0.073%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.073%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.073%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 97 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 79 (5.79%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.30%) Degree
4 39 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 38 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 17 (1.25%) MCSA
8 16 (1.17%) MCSE
9 13 (0.95%) MCP
10 12 (0.88%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.73%) CCNA
11 10 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.66%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (0.51%) MCDST
13 7 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (0.29%) MCITP
16 4 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.52%) SLA
2 20 (1.47%) QA
3 8 (0.59%) PMO
4 6 (0.44%) Government Security Classifications
4 6 (0.44%) NIST
5 5 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.29%) NCSC
7 3 (0.22%) GDPR
7 3 (0.22%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.073%) COBIT
9 1 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.073%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 621 (45.53%) Active Directory
2 91 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (5.35%) XenDesktop
4 59 (4.33%) XenApp
5 51 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 37 (2.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 33 (2.42%) vSphere
8 27 (1.98%) Hyper-V
9 23 (1.69%) BitLocker
10 21 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
12 15 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.44%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.29%) Firmware
14 4 (0.29%) Xen
15 3 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
17 1 (0.073%) DFS Replication
17 1 (0.073%) Samba
Systems Management
1 433 (31.74%) SCCM
2 88 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 50 (3.67%) AirWatch
4 26 (1.91%) WSUS
5 19 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
6 14 (1.03%) Perfmon
7 12 (0.88%) Jamf Pro
8 10 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.73%) SCOM
9 6 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.44%) WMI
9 6 (0.44%) ZENworks
10 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.29%) ThinApp
10 4 (0.29%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.29%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.22%) PaperCut
11 3 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 482 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 189 (13.86%) Citrix
3 144 (10.56%) VMware
4 65 (4.77%) Cisco
5 64 (4.69%) Apple
6 55 (4.03%) Ivanti
7 54 (3.96%) ServiceNow
8 44 (3.23%) Dell
9 42 (3.08%) HP
10 39 (2.86%) Bloomberg
11 31 (2.27%) SAP
12 30 (2.20%) iManage
13 29 (2.13%) Reuters
14 24 (1.76%) Symantec
15 17 (1.25%) Adobe
16 16 (1.17%) Google
17 15 (1.10%) LexisNexis
17 15 (1.10%) Sophos
18 11 (0.81%) Lotus
18 11 (0.81%) Polycom