Period
to 14 May 2021

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 May 2021 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 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 87 87
Rank change year-on-year -95 0 +31
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 349 579 1,187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.46% 2.79% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.20% 16.07% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 405 860
10th Percentile £137 £130 £130
25th Percentile £180 £158 £162
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £275 £300
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -4.00%
75th Percentile £438 £438 £450
90th Percentile £525 £505 £544
England median daily rate £220 £200 £275
% change year-on-year +10.00% -27.27% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 37 78
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.15 £13.43
25th Percentile £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.32% -1.58% +1.60%
75th Percentile £23.94 £21.00 £27.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £26.44 £37.67
England median hourly rate £15.38 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.06% -3.88% +6.45%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,423 3,602 7,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.34% 17.35% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,418 2,574 5,215
10th Percentile £275 £178 £181
25th Percentile £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £488
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £588
90th Percentile £688 £650 £656
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 100 187
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.69 £14.00
25th Percentile £24.00 £17.88 £16.08
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.00 £20.33
Median % change year-on-year +104.76% +3.32% +5.58%
75th Percentile £64.00 £47.15 £34.38
90th Percentile £68.00 £53.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.77 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.01% +1.47% -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in London

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in London.

Daily rate trend for Windows 10 in London

Windows 10
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in London over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in London

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in London.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in London

Windows 10
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows 10 in London over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

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 May 2021. 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 -46 45 £288 +26.37% 15
West London +5 19 £175 +4.48% 7
South London +20 11 £388 +109.46% 3
East London 0 9 £120 -57.22% 3
North London +7 3 £209 -30.42% 3
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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.

1 347 (99.43%) Windows
2 202 (57.88%) Microsoft 365
3 167 (47.85%) Microsoft
4 165 (47.28%) Active Directory
5 108 (30.95%) Azure
6 80 (22.92%) SCCM
7 77 (22.06%) Windows 7
8 75 (21.49%) PowerShell
9 71 (20.34%) Finance
9 71 (20.34%) Social Skills
10 67 (19.20%) Windows Server
11 54 (15.47%) Citrix
12 52 (14.90%) ITIL
12 52 (14.90%) Microsoft Intune
13 51 (14.61%) Microsoft Office
14 49 (14.04%) Security Cleared
15 48 (13.75%) Migration
15 48 (13.75%) VMware
16 45 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
17 43 (12.32%) Cisco
18 42 (12.03%) SC Cleared
19 39 (11.17%) Azure Active Directory
19 39 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 36 (10.32%) Windows Server 2016
20 36 (10.32%) SLA
21 35 (10.03%) SharePoint
21 35 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (9.74%) MS Exchange
23 30 (8.60%) Apple iOS
24 29 (8.31%) Firewall

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 35 (10.03%) SharePoint
2 34 (9.74%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.87%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.29%) ArcGIS
5 7 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.86%) Apache
8 3 (0.86%) IIS
9 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (14.61%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.29%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 202 (57.88%) Microsoft 365
2 108 (30.95%) Azure
3 39 (11.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (2.87%) OneDrive
5 9 (2.58%) AWS
6 7 (2.01%) IaaS
7 5 (1.43%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.43%) Power Automate
7 5 (1.43%) SaaS
8 4 (1.15%) Google Workspace
9 3 (0.86%) PaaS
10 2 (0.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.57%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.57%) Yammer
11 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.29%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.31%) Firewall
2 25 (7.16%) DNS
3 18 (5.16%) DHCP
3 18 (5.16%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.87%) LAN
4 17 (4.87%) VPN
5 16 (4.58%) WAN
6 13 (3.72%) Skype
7 11 (3.15%) NetScaler
8 7 (2.01%) SAN
9 6 (1.72%) Internet
10 5 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (1.43%) VoIP
10 5 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.15%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.15%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.15%) SMTP
11 4 (1.15%) Wireless
12 3 (0.86%) HTTP
12 3 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.01%) GIS
3 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.57%) Big Data
5 1 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) Power BI
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.43%) MSI
2 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.86%) Hudson
3 3 (0.86%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.57%) JIRA
4 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.29%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 71 (20.34%) Finance
1 71 (20.34%) Social Skills
2 25 (7.16%) Public Sector
3 22 (6.30%) Banking
4 11 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.29%) Electronics
6 8 (2.29%) Law
6 8 (2.29%) Marketing
7 7 (2.01%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (1.72%) Legal
8 6 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.43%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.15%) Back Office
11 3 (0.86%) French Language
11 3 (0.86%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.57%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (16.62%) Analyst
2 44 (12.61%) Support Engineer
3 35 (10.03%) Windows Engineer
4 32 (9.17%) Desktop Support
5 26 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (7.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (6.88%) Consultant
8 23 (6.59%) Service Analyst
9 22 (6.30%) Architect
9 22 (6.30%) Project Manager
10 19 (5.44%) Desktop Engineer
11 17 (4.87%) SCCM Engineer
11 17 (4.87%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (4.30%) IT Support
13 14 (4.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 14 (4.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 14 (4.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 14 (4.01%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
14 13 (3.72%) IT Engineer
14 13 (3.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.15%) .NET
1 4 (1.15%) CSS
1 4 (1.15%) HTML
1 4 (1.15%) jQuery
1 4 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (0.86%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.57%) Kafka
3 2 (0.57%) LDAP
3 2 (0.57%) MSMQ
3 2 (0.57%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.57%) XMPP
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.29%) LAMP
4 1 (0.29%) Middleware
4 1 (0.29%) SAML
4 1 (0.29%) SOAP
4 1 (0.29%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) WSH
4 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.58%) NHS
2 11 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (2.29%) Smartphone
4 7 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.72%) Clustering
6 5 (1.43%) BYOD
6 5 (1.43%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.43%) iPad
6 5 (1.43%) iPhone
6 5 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.15%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.15%) Replication
7 4 (1.15%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.57%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 347 (99.43%) Windows
2 77 (22.06%) Windows 7
3 67 (19.20%) Windows Server
4 45 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (10.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 30 (8.60%) Apple iOS
7 26 (7.45%) Windows Server 2019
8 21 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (5.44%) Android
10 15 (4.30%) Linux
11 11 (3.15%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.43%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.43%) Unix
13 4 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.29%) CentOS
16 1 (0.29%) HPUX
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (14.90%) ITIL
2 48 (13.75%) Migration
3 39 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (5.44%) Change Management
6 17 (4.87%) Project Delivery
6 17 (4.87%) Project Management
7 16 (4.58%) Mobile Device Management
7 16 (4.58%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.01%) Programme Management
9 13 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.44%) DevOps
11 11 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (2.58%) Application Packaging
12 9 (2.58%) Data Migration
13 8 (2.29%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (2.29%) Service Design
13 8 (2.29%) Systems Engineering
13 8 (2.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 75 (21.49%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.44%) VB
3 9 (2.58%) SQL
4 8 (2.29%) C
5 6 (1.72%) Python
6 5 (1.43%) VBScript
7 4 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.57%) Java
8 2 (0.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 42 (12.03%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.58%) Degree
5 10 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.58%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.01%) DBS Check
7 7 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.72%) MCSA
9 5 (1.43%) MCITP
10 4 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.15%) MCSE
10 4 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.86%) CCNA
11 3 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.57%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.57%) CCA
12 2 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.57%) MOS
12 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.32%) SLA
2 6 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.86%) GDPR
4 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.57%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 165 (47.28%) Active Directory
2 35 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.30%) XenApp
4 14 (4.01%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.72%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (3.44%) XenDesktop
7 11 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (3.15%) vSphere
8 10 (2.87%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.86%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.57%) NFS
12 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.29%) Firmware
12 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 80 (22.92%) SCCM
2 52 (14.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (3.72%) Ansible
4 11 (3.15%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.15%) Terraform
6 3 (0.86%) PaperCut
7 2 (0.57%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.57%) Grafana
7 2 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.57%) Nagios
7 2 (0.57%) SCOM
7 2 (0.57%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.57%) WSUS
8 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.29%) Control-M
8 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.29%) WMI
8 1 (0.29%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 167 (47.85%) Microsoft
2 54 (15.47%) Citrix
3 48 (13.75%) VMware
4 43 (12.32%) Cisco
5 20 (5.73%) ServiceNow
6 19 (5.44%) Apple
7 16 (4.58%) Oracle
8 13 (3.72%) HP
9 9 (2.58%) Sophos
10 8 (2.29%) ESRI
10 8 (2.29%) Ivanti
10 8 (2.29%) Lumension
10 8 (2.29%) McAfee
10 8 (2.29%) SAP
11 7 (2.01%) Dell
11 7 (2.01%) EMC
11 7 (2.01%) Remedy
12 6 (1.72%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.72%) Veeam