Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 201 134 73
Rank change year-on-year -67 -61 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 458 263 1,380
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.37% 2.00% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.02% 11.81% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 183 999
10th Percentile £143 £130 £131
25th Percentile £180 £185 £170
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £268 £325 £288
Median % change year-on-year -17.69% +13.04% -4.17%
75th Percentile £464 £456 £445
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
England median daily rate £203 £240 £225
% change year-on-year -15.63% +6.67% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 93
10th Percentile £16.08 £12.54 £12.55
25th Percentile £16.16 £13.28 £14.25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.75 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -3.16% +25.00% +1.60%
75th Percentile £25.50 £41.50 £21.45
90th Percentile " £46.15 £26.60
England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.88% - +0.88%

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 4,573 2,226 6,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.70% 16.96% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,282 1,564 5,007
10th Percentile £263 £250 £170
25th Percentile £422 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 32 183
10th Percentile £14.13 £13.64 £12.80
25th Percentile £16.28 £18.88 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year - +21.95% +9.63%
75th Percentile £48.75 £41.50 £27.97
90th Percentile £64.00 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year -7.89% +9.16% -0.54%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -44 71 £265 -11.67% 30
West London -11 22 £175 +16.67% 13
South London +15 21 £319 +6.25% 6
East London -6 10 £128 -27.14% 5
North London +4 3 £155 -65.56% 2
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 454 (99.13%) Windows
2 266 (58.08%) Microsoft 365
3 247 (53.93%) Microsoft
4 240 (52.40%) Active Directory
5 133 (29.04%) Social Skills
6 129 (28.17%) SCCM
7 118 (25.76%) Azure
8 116 (25.33%) Windows 7
9 112 (24.45%) Microsoft Office
10 93 (20.31%) Finance
11 85 (18.56%) PowerShell
12 68 (14.85%) Migration
12 68 (14.85%) ITIL
13 65 (14.19%) Windows Server
14 62 (13.54%) Citrix
14 62 (13.54%) VMware
15 57 (12.45%) Microsoft Intune
16 56 (12.23%) Azure Active Directory
17 54 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (11.57%) DNS
19 48 (10.48%) Cisco
20 47 (10.26%) Firewall
21 46 (10.04%) Windows Server 2016
22 45 (9.83%) Apple iOS
23 41 (8.95%) Apple
24 40 (8.73%) Application Packaging
24 40 (8.73%) Windows Server 2019
25 39 (8.52%) ServiceNow
25 39 (8.52%) Android
25 39 (8.52%) Security Cleared

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 39 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 31 (6.77%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.84%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.75%) Apache
5 7 (1.53%) IIS
6 6 (1.31%) ArcGIS
6 6 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) nginx
10 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 112 (24.45%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.31%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 266 (58.08%) Microsoft 365
2 118 (25.76%) Azure
3 56 (12.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (5.24%) AWS
5 22 (4.80%) OneDrive
6 11 (2.40%) IaaS
7 10 (2.18%) Mimecast
8 9 (1.97%) Google Workspace
9 7 (1.53%) SaaS
10 5 (1.09%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.44%) PaaS
11 2 (0.44%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.22%) Google Docs
12 1 (0.22%) Kong
12 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.57%) DNS
2 47 (10.26%) Firewall
3 36 (7.86%) VPN
4 34 (7.42%) DHCP
5 27 (5.90%) TCP/IP
6 26 (5.68%) LAN
7 18 (3.93%) WAN
8 17 (3.71%) VoIP
9 16 (3.49%) Skype
10 15 (3.28%) Unified Communications
11 14 (3.06%) SAN
12 13 (2.84%) Internet
13 12 (2.62%) NetScaler
13 12 (2.62%) SMTP
13 12 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (2.62%) Wireless
14 11 (2.40%) DMARC
14 11 (2.40%) WebEx
15 9 (1.97%) SSL
16 8 (1.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.31%) GIS
3 3 (0.66%) MySQL
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.44%) Power BI
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (3.28%) MSI
2 7 (1.53%) InstallShield
3 6 (1.31%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.09%) JIRA
5 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.44%) Subversion
7 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.22%) Chocolatey
7 1 (0.22%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.22%) Ranorex
General
1 133 (29.04%) Social Skills
2 93 (20.31%) Finance
3 25 (5.46%) Banking
4 20 (4.37%) Public Sector
5 14 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.84%) Law
6 13 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.97%) Digital Economy
7 9 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (1.75%) Legal
9 7 (1.53%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.53%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (1.31%) Documentation Skills
10 6 (1.31%) Retail
11 5 (1.09%) Back Office
12 4 (0.87%) Automotive
12 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (17.47%) Support Engineer
2 78 (17.03%) Analyst
3 42 (9.17%) Windows Engineer
4 40 (8.73%) IT Support
5 37 (8.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 36 (7.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 36 (7.86%) Service Analyst
7 34 (7.42%) Desktop Support
7 34 (7.42%) Service Desk Analyst
8 26 (5.68%) IT Engineer
9 25 (5.46%) Support Analyst
10 23 (5.02%) Architect
10 23 (5.02%) Project Manager
10 23 (5.02%) SCCM Engineer
11 22 (4.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 20 (4.37%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
13 19 (4.15%) IT Analyst
14 18 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (3.93%) IT Support Engineer
15 17 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.18%) SAML
2 9 (1.97%) OAuth
3 5 (1.09%) HTML
3 5 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (0.87%) CSS
4 4 (0.87%) jQuery
4 4 (0.87%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.66%) LAMP
5 3 (0.66%) XMPP
6 2 (0.44%) JSON
6 2 (0.44%) LDAP
6 2 (0.44%) REST
6 2 (0.44%) SOAP
6 2 (0.44%) Web Services
6 2 (0.44%) XML
7 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.22%) RxJS
7 1 (0.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.99%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (3.49%) Data Centre
3 13 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.62%) iPhone
4 12 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.40%) Fat Client
5 11 (2.40%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.18%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.18%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.97%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.75%) iPad
9 7 (1.53%) BYOD
10 6 (1.31%) Clustering
10 6 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.31%) NHS
10 6 (1.31%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.09%) PKI
11 5 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.09%) User Experience
11 5 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 454 (99.13%) Windows
2 116 (25.33%) Windows 7
3 65 (14.19%) Windows Server
4 46 (10.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 45 (9.83%) Apple iOS
6 40 (8.73%) Windows Server 2019
7 39 (8.52%) Android
8 37 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (7.21%) Mac OS
10 25 (5.46%) Linux
11 19 (4.15%) Mac OS X
11 19 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (2.18%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.97%) Unix
14 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.09%) HPUX
16 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (14.85%) ITIL
1 68 (14.85%) Migration
2 40 (8.73%) Application Packaging
3 38 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 27 (5.90%) Change Management
6 26 (5.68%) ITSM
7 24 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (4.37%) Asset Management
8 20 (4.37%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (4.15%) Service Management
10 17 (3.71%) Project Delivery
10 17 (3.71%) Service Delivery
11 16 (3.49%) Data Migration
12 15 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (2.84%) Time Management
14 12 (2.62%) Data Protection
14 12 (2.62%) Information Security
14 12 (2.62%) Mobile Device Management
14 12 (2.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (18.56%) PowerShell
2 25 (5.46%) C
3 16 (3.49%) SQL
4 12 (2.62%) VB
5 8 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.75%) VBScript
6 7 (1.53%) Python
7 3 (0.66%) Java
8 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.44%) VBA
9 1 (0.22%) PHP
9 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.42%) Degree
3 29 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.62%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.97%) MCSA
7 8 (1.75%) MCSE
8 6 (1.31%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.31%) MCITP
8 6 (1.31%) MCP
9 5 (1.09%) CISSP
10 3 (0.66%) CCNA
10 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.44%) CCA
11 2 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.44%) MCTS
11 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.30%) SLA
2 23 (5.02%) GDPR
3 10 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.31%) QA
5 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.66%) PMO
6 1 (0.22%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.22%) NIST
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 240 (52.40%) Active Directory
2 54 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (4.59%) Virtual Desktop
5 15 (3.28%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.84%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.40%) XenApp
8 10 (2.18%) vSphere
9 6 (1.31%) NFS
9 6 (1.31%) VMware NSX
10 5 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.66%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.22%) Docker
14 1 (0.22%) Firmware
14 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 129 (28.17%) SCCM
2 57 (12.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (4.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 12 (2.62%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (1.97%) Ansible
6 7 (1.53%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.53%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.87%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.87%) TrustSec
8 3 (0.66%) SCOM
8 3 (0.66%) Terraform
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.44%) Puppet
9 2 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.44%) WMI
9 2 (0.44%) WSUS
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.22%) PaperCut
10 1 (0.22%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 247 (53.93%) Microsoft
2 62 (13.54%) Citrix
2 62 (13.54%) VMware
3 48 (10.48%) Cisco
4 41 (8.95%) Apple
5 39 (8.52%) ServiceNow
6 32 (6.99%) Ivanti
7 28 (6.11%) Oracle
8 22 (4.80%) HP
9 19 (4.15%) Dell
10 11 (2.40%) Bloomberg
11 10 (2.18%) Adobe
11 10 (2.18%) NetApp
11 10 (2.18%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.97%) McAfee
13 8 (1.75%) EMC
13 8 (1.75%) Palo Alto
13 8 (1.75%) Veeam
14 7 (1.53%) Google
14 7 (1.53%) Lumension