Period
to 19 September 2020

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 19 September 2020 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 71 92
Rank change year-on-year -66 +21 +97
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 266 1,387 1,285
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.01% 3.56% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.79% 19.86% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 1,008 871
Median daily rate £325 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £128 £132 £130
90th Percentile £525 £525 £525
England median daily rate £240 £230 £273
% change year-on-year +4.35% -15.60% -9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 95 107
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% +1.60% +3.89%
10th Percentile £14.85 £12.22 £12.04
90th Percentile £49.35 £24.17 £29.25
England median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +8.94% +0.88% -5.62%

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 2,256 6,984 9,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.01% 17.95% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,477 4,920 6,570
Median daily rate £485 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £250 £173 £200
90th Percentile £660 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 195 302
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% +9.63% -6.50%
10th Percentile £17.15 £12.60 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.40 £52.50 £47.80
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 2020. 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 -23 61 £359 +2.50% 18
West London +23 18 £140 -37.78% 4
South London +10 12 £300 +57.89% 1
East London +35 5 £175 -25.53%
North London +9 2 £450 +136.84%
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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.

1 264 (99.25%) Windows
2 136 (51.13%) Active Directory
3 130 (48.87%) Microsoft
4 116 (43.61%) Office 365
5 93 (34.96%) Windows 7
6 70 (26.32%) Azure
7 66 (24.81%) Migration
8 63 (23.68%) Windows Server
9 59 (22.18%) VMware
9 59 (22.18%) Finance
9 59 (22.18%) SCCM
10 46 (17.29%) Microsoft Office
11 45 (16.92%) PowerShell
12 44 (16.54%) Security Cleared
12 44 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (16.54%) DNS
13 38 (14.29%) Citrix
14 37 (13.91%) Windows Server 2016
15 36 (13.53%) Public Sector
15 36 (13.53%) Microsoft Intune
16 34 (12.78%) SC Cleared
16 34 (12.78%) ITIL
17 32 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
18 31 (11.65%) DHCP
19 30 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (9.77%) Firewall
21 23 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 23 (8.65%) Virtual Desktop
22 22 (8.27%) MS Exchange

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 22 (8.27%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.26%) IIS
5 13 (4.89%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.50%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (17.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 116 (43.61%) Office 365
2 70 (26.32%) Azure
3 22 (8.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (6.77%) IaaS
5 14 (5.26%) OneDrive
5 14 (5.26%) SaaS
6 13 (4.89%) PaaS
7 8 (3.01%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.50%) AWS
8 4 (1.50%) GitHub
8 4 (1.50%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.38%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.38%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) WhatsApp
9 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.54%) DNS
2 31 (11.65%) DHCP
3 26 (9.77%) Firewall
4 18 (6.77%) Skype
5 14 (5.26%) SAN
6 13 (4.89%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (3.76%) TCP/IP
8 9 (3.38%) VPN
9 6 (2.26%) LAN
9 6 (2.26%) WAN
10 5 (1.88%) VLAN
10 5 (1.88%) VoIP
11 4 (1.50%) IPv4
11 4 (1.50%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.50%) Network Security
11 4 (1.50%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (1.13%) SNMP
12 3 (1.13%) Wireless
13 2 (0.75%) IPsec
13 2 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.13%) GIS
3 3 (1.13%) Power BI
4 2 (0.75%) MS Access
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (0.38%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.63%) MSI
2 5 (1.88%) AdminStudio
2 5 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.88%) JIRA
3 4 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.50%) GitLab
3 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.38%) Hudson
General
1 59 (22.18%) Finance
2 36 (13.53%) Public Sector
3 18 (6.77%) Manufacturing
3 18 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.02%) Electronics
4 16 (6.02%) Marketing
5 15 (5.64%) Banking
6 6 (2.26%) French Language
7 5 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.88%) German Language
7 5 (1.88%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.13%) Front Office
8 3 (1.13%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.75%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) International Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (15.04%) Analyst
2 31 (11.65%) Support Engineer
2 31 (11.65%) Windows Engineer
3 28 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 21 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
6 18 (6.77%) Architect
6 18 (6.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 15 (5.64%) Service Analyst
7 15 (5.64%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.26%) Consultant
8 14 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
8 14 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (4.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 13 (4.89%) IT Support
10 11 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (3.76%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (3.38%) Desktop Analyst
13 8 (3.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 8 (3.01%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.63%) Velocity
2 6 (2.26%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.13%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.13%) gRPC
3 3 (1.13%) REST
3 3 (1.13%) RESTful
3 3 (1.13%) Swagger
4 2 (0.75%) ActiveX
4 2 (0.75%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.38%) COM
5 1 (0.38%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) Kafka
5 1 (0.38%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.02%) NHS
3 8 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.01%) Social Media
4 6 (2.26%) HP StoreVirtual
4 6 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.88%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.88%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.88%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.50%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.50%) PKI
6 4 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.13%) iPad
7 3 (1.13%) User Experience
8 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.75%) iPhone
8 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.75%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 264 (99.25%) Windows
2 93 (34.96%) Windows 7
3 63 (23.68%) Windows Server
4 37 (13.91%) Windows Server 2016
5 32 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (5.64%) Mac OS
8 13 (4.89%) Windows Server 2019
9 11 (4.14%) Linux
9 11 (4.14%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.38%) Apple iOS
11 8 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.63%) Android
13 5 (1.88%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.50%) CentOS
14 4 (1.50%) Windows NT
15 3 (1.13%) HPUX
15 3 (1.13%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.75%) Unix
17 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.81%) Migration
2 34 (12.78%) ITIL
3 32 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 20 (7.52%) Mobile Device Management
6 18 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (6.02%) Programme Management
8 15 (5.64%) Patch Management
9 14 (5.26%) Change Management
10 13 (4.89%) Application Packaging
10 13 (4.89%) DevOps
11 11 (4.14%) Data Protection
11 11 (4.14%) Project Delivery
12 10 (3.76%) Application Virtualisation
12 10 (3.76%) Release Management
13 9 (3.38%) Asset Management
13 9 (3.38%) Information Security
13 9 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.92%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.51%) C
3 10 (3.76%) VB
4 9 (3.38%) SQL
4 9 (3.38%) VBScript
5 8 (3.01%) C#
6 4 (1.50%) VBA
7 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.13%) Go
7 3 (1.13%) Python
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (16.54%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.78%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.64%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.26%) MCSE
7 5 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.88%) CISSP
7 5 (1.88%) SSCP
8 4 (1.50%) Degree
8 4 (1.50%) MCSA
9 3 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.75%) CCNA
10 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.75%) MCP
11 1 (0.38%) CCA
11 1 (0.38%) CCNP
11 1 (0.38%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.64%) NCSC
2 7 (2.63%) QA
3 6 (2.26%) GDPR
3 6 (2.26%) Government Security Classifications
3 6 (2.26%) SLA
4 3 (1.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 136 (51.13%) Active Directory
2 44 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 16 (6.02%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (4.51%) vSphere
9 8 (3.01%) XenApp
9 8 (3.01%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.50%) Docker
11 3 (1.13%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.13%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.75%) Firmware
13 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.38%) UAG
13 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 59 (22.18%) SCCM
2 36 (13.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (4.14%) WSUS
4 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (3.38%) Ansible
6 8 (3.01%) Terraform
7 6 (2.26%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.50%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.50%) Packer
8 4 (1.50%) Perfmon
8 4 (1.50%) Puppet
8 4 (1.50%) vMotion
9 3 (1.13%) Grafana
9 3 (1.13%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.13%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 130 (48.87%) Microsoft
2 59 (22.18%) VMware
3 38 (14.29%) Citrix
4 16 (6.02%) SAP
5 15 (5.64%) Cisco
5 15 (5.64%) HP
6 13 (4.89%) ServiceNow
7 9 (3.38%) Ivanti
7 9 (3.38%) Oracle
8 8 (3.01%) Lumension
8 8 (3.01%) McAfee
8 8 (3.01%) Sophos
9 7 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.88%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.88%) Symantec
11 4 (1.50%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.50%) Dell
11 4 (1.50%) ESRI
11 4 (1.50%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.50%) Reuters