Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 206 380
Rank change year-on-year +99 +174 +205
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 1,129 515 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.48% 1.31% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.09% 6.41% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 347 147
London median daily rate £313 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £128 £128 £135
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
England median daily rate £275 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -18.52% +3.85% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 31 3
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.00 £16.40
90th Percentile £47.83 £23.00 £39.00
England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.88% +10.34% -

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 9,335 8,038 9,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.47% 20.38% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,629 5,652 6,350
London median daily rate £480 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 192 239
London median hourly rate £19.75 £20.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.82% +18.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% -0.99% +5.20%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +65 283 £335 -8.22% 44
South London +12 65 £365 +25.86% 2
West London -20 37 £175 -24.73% 14
East London -9 16 £272 +66.24% 12
North London +5 4 £363 +81.25% 3
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1,121 (99.29%) Windows
2 498 (44.11%) Office 365
3 477 (42.25%) Active Directory
4 454 (40.21%) Windows 7
5 431 (38.18%) Microsoft
6 323 (28.61%) SCCM
7 256 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
8 229 (20.28%) Migration
9 223 (19.75%) Citrix
10 209 (18.51%) Finance
11 161 (14.26%) Windows Server
12 153 (13.55%) Security Cleared
13 143 (12.67%) ITIL
14 142 (12.58%) VMware
15 138 (12.22%) PowerShell
16 111 (9.83%) Skype
17 110 (9.74%) SC Cleared
18 105 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
18 105 (9.30%) Skype for Business
19 104 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
20 101 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
21 98 (8.68%) MS Exchange
22 96 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
23 93 (8.24%) Ivanti
24 92 (8.15%) DNS
25 86 (7.62%) Microsoft App-V
25 86 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
26 85 (7.53%) DHCP
27 83 (7.35%) Apple
28 82 (7.26%) SharePoint

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
1 105 (9.30%) Skype for Business
2 98 (8.68%) MS Exchange
3 82 (7.26%) SharePoint
4 41 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.35%) CMS
8 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.35%) IIS
9 2 (0.18%) Apache
9 2 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.18%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.18%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.089%) Confluence
Applications
1 256 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.089%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.18%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.18%) Primavera
3 1 (0.089%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.089%) Eikon
3 1 (0.089%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 498 (44.11%) Office 365
2 86 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (3.63%) OneDrive
4 31 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.68%) IaaS
8 11 (0.97%) G Suite
9 7 (0.62%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.62%) Yammer
10 4 (0.35%) PaaS
11 3 (0.27%) SaaS
12 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.18%) GitHub
12 2 (0.18%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 111 (9.83%) Skype
2 92 (8.15%) DNS
3 85 (7.53%) DHCP
4 81 (7.17%) VPN
5 71 (6.29%) Firewall
6 38 (3.37%) TCP/IP
7 36 (3.19%) LAN
8 31 (2.75%) VoIP
9 30 (2.66%) Internet
9 30 (2.66%) WAN
10 29 (2.57%) Remote Desktop
11 19 (1.68%) NetScaler
12 17 (1.51%) NAS
13 16 (1.42%) MPLS
13 16 (1.42%) SAN
14 14 (1.24%) Wireless
15 13 (1.15%) Network Security
16 12 (1.06%) Intranet
17 11 (0.97%) VSAN
17 11 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (1.24%) Power BI
4 7 (0.62%) Blockchain
4 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.44%) MS Access
7 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.27%) Big Data
8 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.18%) Redis
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.089%) MySQL
10 1 (0.089%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (3.81%) MSI
2 15 (1.33%) JIRA
3 13 (1.15%) InstallShield
4 8 (0.71%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.18%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.089%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.089%) Hudson
7 1 (0.089%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.089%) Selenium
7 1 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.089%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.089%) TestRail
7 1 (0.089%) WebDriver
General
1 209 (18.51%) Finance
2 60 (5.31%) Law
3 50 (4.43%) Banking
4 45 (3.99%) Legal
5 36 (3.19%) Retail
6 20 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.24%) Publishing
10 11 (0.97%) French Language
11 9 (0.80%) Advertising
12 8 (0.71%) Front Office
13 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.44%) Back Office
14 5 (0.44%) Local Government
15 4 (0.35%) Billing
15 4 (0.35%) German Language
15 4 (0.35%) Marketing
16 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.089%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 229 (20.28%) Analyst
2 190 (16.83%) Desktop Support
3 153 (13.55%) Support Engineer
4 106 (9.39%) Windows Engineer
5 97 (8.59%) Desktop Engineer
6 88 (7.79%) Support Analyst
7 85 (7.53%) Service Analyst
8 81 (7.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 78 (6.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 66 (5.85%) Architect
11 65 (5.76%) IT Support
11 65 (5.76%) Project Manager
12 59 (5.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 51 (4.52%) Deployment Engineer
14 47 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 44 (3.90%) Consultant
16 42 (3.72%) IT Analyst
17 41 (3.63%) Trainer
18 40 (3.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 35 (3.10%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.15%) Software Packaging
2 7 (0.62%) .NET
3 6 (0.53%) Web Services
3 6 (0.53%) WPF
4 5 (0.44%) XML
4 5 (0.44%) XMPP
5 4 (0.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.35%) LDAP
6 3 (0.27%) Universal Windows Platform
6 3 (0.27%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.18%) Middleware
7 2 (0.18%) Node.js
7 2 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.18%) React
8 1 (0.089%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.089%) CSS
8 1 (0.089%) HTML
8 1 (0.089%) JSON
8 1 (0.089%) REST
8 1 (0.089%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 55 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (4.07%) iPhone
4 34 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 28 (2.48%) iPad
6 27 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 26 (2.30%) User Experience
8 19 (1.68%) Blackberry
9 17 (1.51%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.06%) PKI
12 10 (0.89%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.80%) Fat Client
13 9 (0.80%) Thin Client
14 8 (0.71%) CMDB
15 7 (0.62%) BYOD
15 7 (0.62%) Handset
15 7 (0.62%) NHS
16 5 (0.44%) Clustering
16 5 (0.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1,121 (99.29%) Windows
2 454 (40.21%) Windows 7
3 161 (14.26%) Windows Server
4 105 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (6.20%) Windows 8
7 69 (6.11%) Apple iOS
8 67 (5.93%) Android
9 47 (4.16%) Mac OS X
10 37 (3.28%) Linux
11 33 (2.92%) Mac OS
12 27 (2.39%) Windows XP
13 18 (1.59%) CentOS
14 16 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.62%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.35%) Unix
16 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (20.28%) Migration
2 143 (12.67%) ITIL
3 101 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
4 77 (6.82%) Project Management
5 70 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (5.40%) Change Management
7 56 (4.96%) Application Packaging
8 54 (4.78%) Service Management
9 50 (4.43%) PRINCE2
10 43 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (2.83%) Time Management
12 31 (2.75%) Problem Management
13 30 (2.66%) Application Virtualisation
14 28 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
15 27 (2.39%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (2.39%) Business Analysis
16 26 (2.30%) Asset Management
16 26 (2.30%) Incident Management
17 24 (2.13%) Service Delivery
18 20 (1.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 138 (12.22%) PowerShell
2 56 (4.96%) SQL
3 52 (4.61%) VBScript
4 15 (1.33%) VB
5 14 (1.24%) C#
6 12 (1.06%) C
6 12 (1.06%) VBA
7 8 (0.71%) Java
8 5 (0.44%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.35%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.35%) Python
10 3 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.089%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.089%) Perl
11 1 (0.089%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.089%) XAML
Qualifications
1 153 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 110 (9.74%) SC Cleared
3 60 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (2.92%) Degree
4 33 (2.92%) MCSE
5 29 (2.57%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (1.59%) MCP
7 17 (1.51%) DBS Check
7 17 (1.51%) MCSA
8 10 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.89%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.89%) PMP
9 9 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.71%) CCNA
10 8 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (0.71%) MCDST
11 7 (0.62%) MCITP
12 5 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.11%) SLA
2 32 (2.83%) PMO
3 12 (1.06%) QA
4 6 (0.53%) GDPR
5 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.089%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 477 (42.25%) Active Directory
2 96 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (7.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 55 (4.87%) Virtual Desktop
5 52 (4.61%) XenDesktop
6 46 (4.07%) BitLocker
7 45 (3.99%) XenApp
8 37 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (2.30%) vSphere
10 23 (2.04%) Hyper-V
11 19 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (0.97%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.62%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.35%) Docker
15 3 (0.27%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.27%) XenServer
16 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 323 (28.61%) SCCM
2 47 (4.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 42 (3.72%) AirWatch
4 26 (2.30%) vCenter Server
5 21 (1.86%) SCOM
6 12 (1.06%) WSUS
7 8 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.62%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.35%) CASB
10 4 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.35%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.35%) Puppet
10 4 (0.35%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.27%) DameWare
12 2 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 431 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 223 (19.75%) Citrix
3 142 (12.58%) VMware
4 93 (8.24%) Ivanti
5 83 (7.35%) Apple
6 76 (6.73%) Cisco
7 48 (4.25%) ServiceNow
8 36 (3.19%) HP
9 25 (2.21%) Dell
9 25 (2.21%) NetApp
10 23 (2.04%) Avaya
11 21 (1.86%) Bloomberg
11 21 (1.86%) McAfee
11 21 (1.86%) Wyse
12 20 (1.77%) Splunk
13 17 (1.51%) Adobe
14 12 (1.06%) Mitel
15 11 (0.97%) CheckPoint
15 11 (0.97%) iManage
15 11 (0.97%) Reuters