Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 190 342
Rank change year-on-year +99 +152 +250
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 1,265 614 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.78% 1.44% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.55% 7.02% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 397 190
London median daily rate £305 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.32% -10.71% +8.53%
10th Percentile £130 £128 £128
90th Percentile £525 £525 £516
England median daily rate £265 £300 £325
% change year-on-year -11.67% -7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 53 7
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +13.13% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.87
90th Percentile £44.68 £44.30 £29.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £14.48
% change year-on-year -4.79% +16.10% -71.05%

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 9,337 8,751 9,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.51% 20.48% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,612 6,117 6,804
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £203 £226 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £438 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 236 199
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -8.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.60 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.86% +5.15% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +62 278 £313 -3.85% 44
West London +10 60 £193 -21.83% 19
South London +2 51 £425 +95.40% 3
East London -17 16 £250 +29.87% 9
North London +9 12 £148 -43.81% 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 1,256 (99.29%) Windows
2 546 (43.16%) Active Directory
3 519 (41.03%) Office 365
4 515 (40.71%) Windows 7
5 493 (38.97%) Microsoft
6 410 (32.41%) SCCM
7 284 (22.45%) Finance
8 258 (20.40%) Migration
9 253 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
10 218 (17.23%) Citrix
11 190 (15.02%) Windows Server
12 185 (14.62%) ITIL
13 179 (14.15%) PowerShell
14 166 (13.12%) VMware
15 137 (10.83%) Skype
16 132 (10.43%) Apple
16 132 (10.43%) Microsoft App-V
17 121 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
17 121 (9.57%) Skype for Business
18 117 (9.25%) Security Cleared
19 116 (9.17%) MS Exchange
20 114 (9.01%) DNS
21 107 (8.46%) SharePoint
22 103 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
23 98 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
24 96 (7.59%) Ivanti
25 95 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
26 91 (7.19%) Apple iOS
26 91 (7.19%) DHCP
26 91 (7.19%) Cisco

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
1 121 (9.57%) Skype for Business
2 116 (9.17%) MS Exchange
3 107 (8.46%) SharePoint
4 46 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.32%) CMS
10 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.16%) Confluence
11 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.079%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 253 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.079%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.40%) Carpe Diem
2 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.16%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.079%) Eikon
4 1 (0.079%) Maximo
4 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 519 (41.03%) Office 365
2 121 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (4.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 48 (3.79%) OneDrive
5 21 (1.66%) IaaS
6 13 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (1.03%) Mimecast
7 12 (0.95%) G Suite
8 7 (0.55%) PaaS
9 6 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.40%) Yammer
11 4 (0.32%) SaaS
12 2 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.079%) GitHub
13 1 (0.079%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 137 (10.83%) Skype
2 114 (9.01%) DNS
3 91 (7.19%) DHCP
4 86 (6.80%) VPN
5 84 (6.64%) Firewall
6 63 (4.98%) LAN
7 61 (4.82%) TCP/IP
8 51 (4.03%) WAN
9 39 (3.08%) Internet
10 35 (2.77%) VoIP
11 29 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
12 28 (2.21%) Wireless
13 21 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (1.50%) SAN
15 18 (1.42%) NetScaler
15 18 (1.42%) Network Security
16 17 (1.34%) NAS
17 14 (1.11%) WebEx
18 13 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (0.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (1.19%) Power BI
4 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.55%) Blockchain
5 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.40%) MS Access
7 4 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.24%) OLTP
8 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.16%) Big Data
10 1 (0.079%) Redis
10 1 (0.079%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 54 (4.27%) MSI
2 23 (1.82%) InstallShield
3 20 (1.58%) AdminStudio
4 16 (1.26%) JIRA
5 5 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.16%) Hudson
6 2 (0.16%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.16%) TestRail
6 2 (0.16%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.079%) AutoIt
7 1 (0.079%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.079%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.079%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.079%) Selenium
7 1 (0.079%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.079%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.079%) WebDriver
General
1 284 (22.45%) Finance
2 64 (5.06%) Law
3 52 (4.11%) Banking
4 44 (3.48%) Legal
5 37 (2.92%) Retail
6 24 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.11%) Spanish Language
9 13 (1.03%) Billing
9 13 (1.03%) Front Office
10 11 (0.87%) Advertising
11 10 (0.79%) Publishing
12 9 (0.71%) Back Office
13 8 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.47%) French Language
15 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.32%) Marketing
16 2 (0.16%) German Language
16 2 (0.16%) Local Government
16 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 258 (20.40%) Analyst
2 233 (18.42%) Desktop Support
3 179 (14.15%) Support Engineer
4 140 (11.07%) Windows Engineer
5 125 (9.88%) Support Analyst
6 104 (8.22%) Desktop Engineer
7 98 (7.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 87 (6.88%) IT Support
9 85 (6.72%) Architect
10 79 (6.25%) Service Analyst
11 70 (5.53%) Service Desk Analyst
12 62 (4.90%) Project Manager
13 61 (4.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 60 (4.74%) Deployment Engineer
15 53 (4.19%) Consultant
16 52 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 51 (4.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 48 (3.79%) IT Analyst
19 44 (3.48%) Trainer
20 42 (3.32%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.58%) Software Packaging
2 15 (1.19%) .NET
3 7 (0.55%) .NET Framework
3 7 (0.55%) Web Services
3 7 (0.55%) XMPP
4 5 (0.40%) Universal Windows Platform
4 5 (0.40%) XML
5 3 (0.24%) LDAP
5 3 (0.24%) OCX
6 2 (0.16%) HTML
6 2 (0.16%) WPF
6 2 (0.16%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.079%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.079%) Node.js
7 1 (0.079%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.079%) React
7 1 (0.079%) REST
7 1 (0.079%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.079%) WinForms
7 1 (0.079%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (4.19%) iPhone
2 47 (3.72%) iPad
3 39 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (2.77%) Blackberry
5 35 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
6 31 (2.45%) Data Centre
7 24 (1.90%) User Experience
8 19 (1.50%) Fat Client
8 19 (1.50%) Thin Client
9 17 (1.34%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.79%) CMDB
12 9 (0.71%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.71%) PKI
12 9 (0.71%) Taxonomies
13 8 (0.63%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.63%) Tandem
14 6 (0.47%) e-Learning
14 6 (0.47%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1,256 (99.29%) Windows
2 515 (40.71%) Windows 7
3 190 (15.02%) Windows Server
4 103 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (7.19%) Apple iOS
7 80 (6.32%) Windows 8
8 66 (5.22%) Android
9 54 (4.27%) Mac OS X
10 53 (4.19%) Linux
11 47 (3.72%) Mac OS
12 21 (1.66%) Windows XP
13 19 (1.50%) CentOS
14 16 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
17 3 (0.24%) Unix
18 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
19 1 (0.079%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (20.40%) Migration
2 185 (14.62%) ITIL
3 80 (6.32%) Application Packaging
3 80 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (5.14%) Project Management
5 59 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 53 (4.19%) Service Management
7 46 (3.64%) Change Management
7 46 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 44 (3.48%) Application Virtualisation
10 35 (2.77%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (2.69%) Time Management
12 33 (2.61%) ITSM
13 32 (2.53%) Information Security
14 30 (2.37%) Service Delivery
15 29 (2.29%) Mobile Device Management
16 28 (2.21%) Problem Management
17 27 (2.13%) Asset Management
17 27 (2.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (14.15%) PowerShell
2 65 (5.14%) SQL
3 58 (4.58%) VBScript
4 16 (1.26%) VB
5 14 (1.11%) C#
6 13 (1.03%) VBA
7 8 (0.63%) C
7 8 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.47%) C++
9 5 (0.40%) Java
9 5 (0.40%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.24%) C++/CLI
11 2 (0.16%) Python
12 1 (0.079%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.079%) Perl
12 1 (0.079%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.079%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.079%) VB6
12 1 (0.079%) XAML
Qualifications
1 117 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 78 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 75 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (2.45%) Degree
5 30 (2.37%) MCSE
6 29 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 24 (1.90%) MCSA
8 22 (1.74%) MCP
9 21 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.79%) CCNA
11 10 (0.79%) MCDST
12 9 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
12 9 (0.71%) DBS Check
13 8 (0.63%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.55%) A+ Certification
14 7 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.55%) MCITP
15 6 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.45%) SLA
2 25 (1.98%) PMO
3 17 (1.34%) QA
4 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.32%) GDPR
5 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.079%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.079%) NIST 800
System Software
1 546 (43.16%) Active Directory
2 132 (10.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 98 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (6.01%) XenDesktop
5 69 (5.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 69 (5.45%) XenApp
6 68 (5.38%) BitLocker
7 50 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (2.21%) Hyper-V
9 25 (1.98%) vSphere
10 19 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
11 15 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (0.79%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.40%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.40%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.32%) XenServer
15 3 (0.24%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.24%) SRDF
15 3 (0.24%) Xen
16 2 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 410 (32.41%) SCCM
2 71 (5.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (2.53%) WSUS
4 27 (2.13%) AirWatch
5 25 (1.98%) vCenter Server
6 18 (1.42%) SCOM
7 13 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (0.87%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.63%) WMI
11 7 (0.55%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.40%) PowerCLI
14 4 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.32%) XenMobile
15 3 (0.24%) CASB
15 3 (0.24%) DameWare
15 3 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
15 3 (0.24%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 493 (38.97%) Microsoft
2 218 (17.23%) Citrix
3 166 (13.12%) VMware
4 132 (10.43%) Apple
5 96 (7.59%) Ivanti
6 91 (7.19%) Cisco
7 50 (3.95%) ServiceNow
8 45 (3.56%) HP
9 33 (2.61%) Dell
10 32 (2.53%) McAfee
11 30 (2.37%) Bloomberg
12 28 (2.21%) Wyse
13 26 (2.06%) NetApp
14 22 (1.74%) Avaya
15 20 (1.58%) Adobe
15 20 (1.58%) Reuters
15 20 (1.58%) Splunk
16 19 (1.50%) iManage
16 19 (1.50%) Veeam
17 18 (1.42%) CheckPoint