Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 93 157
Rank change year-on-year +27 +64 +140
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 1,260 1,305 822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.68% 2.79% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 14.08% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 846 585
London median daily rate £230 £263 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.38% +5.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £130 £128 £124
90th Percentile £500 £519 £469
England median daily rate £200 £250 £265
% change year-on-year -20.00% -5.66% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 118 81
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.89% +10.50%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.99 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.93 £25.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -3.03% +8.20% -1.61%

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 6,048 9,269 9,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.69% 19.81% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,179 6,501 7,033
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £160 £188 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 274 270
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% +3.32%
10th Percentile £13.80 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.10 £47.28 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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 +19 314 £285 +3.64% 81
West London +14 57 £170 -15.00% 26
South London +68 42 £159 -62.65% 10
East London +27 21 £229 +35.56% 13
North London -2 10 £190 +28.81% 7
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 1,253 (99.44%) Windows
2 612 (48.57%) Office 365
3 572 (45.40%) Active Directory
4 482 (38.25%) Windows 7
5 442 (35.08%) Microsoft
6 352 (27.94%) SCCM
7 286 (22.70%) Microsoft Office
8 285 (22.62%) Finance
9 265 (21.03%) Migration
10 191 (15.16%) ITIL
11 189 (15.00%) Windows Server
12 157 (12.46%) Citrix
13 151 (11.98%) Azure
14 148 (11.75%) PowerShell
15 135 (10.71%) VMware
16 115 (9.13%) MS Exchange
17 107 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
18 106 (8.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 104 (8.25%) Skype
20 101 (8.02%) Security Cleared
21 100 (7.94%) SharePoint
22 93 (7.38%) Apple iOS
23 91 (7.22%) Banking
24 90 (7.14%) SC Cleared
25 89 (7.06%) DNS
25 89 (7.06%) Skype for Business
26 88 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
27 85 (6.75%) Cisco
28 84 (6.67%) SLA
29 83 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 115 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 100 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 89 (7.06%) Skype for Business
4 47 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (1.11%) IIS
8 9 (0.71%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.24%) Apache
9 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.16%) Confluence
10 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.079%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.079%) Site Server
Applications
1 286 (22.70%) Microsoft Office
2 88 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.32%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.079%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.079%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.079%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (0.79%) Elite 3E
2 6 (0.48%) Misys Opics
2 6 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.24%) Eikon
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.079%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.079%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 612 (48.57%) Office 365
2 151 (11.98%) Azure
3 49 (3.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 47 (3.73%) OneDrive
5 25 (1.98%) Mimecast
6 21 (1.67%) AWS
7 15 (1.19%) PaaS
8 14 (1.11%) SaaS
9 12 (0.95%) IaaS
10 6 (0.48%) G Suite
11 5 (0.40%) Yammer
12 4 (0.32%) Slack
13 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.24%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.16%) Boomi
14 2 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.16%) iPaaS
14 2 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 104 (8.25%) Skype
2 89 (7.06%) DNS
3 79 (6.27%) DHCP
4 69 (5.48%) LAN
5 66 (5.24%) VPN
6 65 (5.16%) TCP/IP
7 54 (4.29%) WAN
8 42 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
8 42 (3.33%) VoIP
9 40 (3.17%) Firewall
10 25 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
11 23 (1.83%) Internet
11 23 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (1.51%) SAN
13 14 (1.11%) FTP
14 13 (1.03%) VLAN
14 13 (1.03%) Wireless
15 11 (0.87%) Kerberos
15 11 (0.87%) PBX
16 9 (0.71%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (3.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (0.63%) Big Data
4 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.32%) MS Access
8 3 (0.24%) Power BI
8 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2017
10 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.079%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 25 (1.98%) MSI
2 18 (1.43%) InstallShield
3 14 (1.11%) JIRA
4 10 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.56%) AdminStudio
6 4 (0.32%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.16%) TestRail
8 1 (0.079%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.079%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.079%) Selenium
8 1 (0.079%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.079%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.079%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 285 (22.62%) Finance
2 91 (7.22%) Banking
3 71 (5.63%) Public Sector
4 49 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.10%) Law
5 39 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 34 (2.70%) Legal
7 30 (2.38%) Marketing
8 27 (2.14%) Retail
9 23 (1.83%) Electronics
10 22 (1.75%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.43%) Front Office
12 16 (1.27%) Advertising
13 15 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 14 (1.11%) Local Government
15 11 (0.87%) Back Office
16 10 (0.79%) Publishing
17 5 (0.40%) German Language
18 4 (0.32%) French Language
19 2 (0.16%) Police
Job Titles
1 233 (18.49%) Analyst
2 200 (15.87%) Support Engineer
3 176 (13.97%) Windows Engineer
4 174 (13.81%) Desktop Support
5 152 (12.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 112 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 105 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 103 (8.17%) Service Analyst
9 101 (8.02%) Support Analyst
10 100 (7.94%) IT Support
11 95 (7.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 85 (6.75%) Deployment Engineer
13 66 (5.24%) IT Engineer
14 52 (4.13%) Project Manager
15 50 (3.97%) Windows Deployment Engineer
16 49 (3.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 49 (3.89%) IT Support Engineer
17 48 (3.81%) Architect
18 43 (3.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 42 (3.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.03%) HTML
2 10 (0.79%) CSS
3 8 (0.63%) jQuery
3 8 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (0.56%) LDAP
5 5 (0.40%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.32%) .NET
6 4 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.32%) OAuth
6 4 (0.32%) OAuth2
6 4 (0.32%) OpenID
6 4 (0.32%) SAML
7 3 (0.24%) Velocity
7 3 (0.24%) Web Services
7 3 (0.24%) XMPP
7 3 (0.24%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.16%) COM
8 2 (0.16%) Java RMI
8 2 (0.16%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.079%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (4.21%) Blackberry
2 48 (3.81%) iPhone
3 47 (3.73%) Video Conferencing
4 37 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.38%) Smartphone
7 26 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 17 (1.35%) iPad
9 14 (1.11%) Handset
10 12 (0.95%) Driving Licence
10 12 (0.95%) PKI
11 11 (0.87%) User Experience
12 10 (0.79%) Hedge funds
13 9 (0.71%) BYOD
14 8 (0.63%) Fat Client
14 8 (0.63%) Thin Client
15 7 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.48%) HP StoreVirtual
16 6 (0.48%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1,253 (99.44%) Windows
2 482 (38.25%) Windows 7
3 189 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 106 (8.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 93 (7.38%) Apple iOS
6 83 (6.59%) Android
7 73 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (3.49%) Mac OS X
9 39 (3.10%) Windows 8
10 33 (2.62%) Mac OS
11 31 (2.46%) Windows XP
12 20 (1.59%) Linux
13 9 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.16%) Debian
14 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.16%) Unix
15 1 (0.079%) CentOS
15 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (21.03%) Migration
2 191 (15.16%) ITIL
3 107 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
4 72 (5.71%) Application Packaging
5 63 (5.00%) Change Management
6 61 (4.84%) ITSM
7 54 (4.29%) Service Management
8 51 (4.05%) Mobile Device Management
9 48 (3.81%) Break/Fix
10 43 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 43 (3.41%) Project Management
11 39 (3.10%) Root Cause Analysis
12 37 (2.94%) Asset Management
12 37 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (2.86%) Time Management
14 31 (2.46%) Incident Management
15 30 (2.38%) Patch Management
15 30 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (2.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 26 (2.06%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 148 (11.75%) PowerShell
2 39 (3.10%) SQL
3 23 (1.83%) VBA
4 21 (1.67%) VBScript
5 12 (0.95%) C
6 10 (0.79%) VB
7 9 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.48%) Java
9 4 (0.32%) C#
9 4 (0.32%) C++
9 4 (0.32%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.16%) Python
10 2 (0.16%) Ruby
10 2 (0.16%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.079%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.079%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.079%) Perl
Qualifications
1 101 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 90 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 48 (3.81%) Degree
4 41 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
5 38 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (1.83%) MCSE
7 22 (1.75%) MCP
8 17 (1.35%) A+ Certification
9 14 (1.11%) DBS Check
10 9 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.63%) MCSA
12 7 (0.56%) CCNA
12 7 (0.56%) MCITP
13 5 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.32%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.32%) PMP
15 3 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.67%) SLA
2 19 (1.51%) QA
3 7 (0.56%) Government Security Classifications
4 5 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (0.40%) GDPR
4 5 (0.40%) NCSC
5 4 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.24%) PMO
6 3 (0.24%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.079%) COBIT
8 1 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 572 (45.40%) Active Directory
2 83 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.73%) XenDesktop
4 41 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 41 (3.25%) XenApp
5 27 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 24 (1.90%) Hyper-V
7 23 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (1.75%) vSphere
9 16 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.56%) VMware Server
10 7 (0.56%) Xen
11 5 (0.40%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.32%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.32%) Firmware
13 3 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.079%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 352 (27.94%) SCCM
2 81 (6.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 49 (3.89%) AirWatch
4 32 (2.54%) WSUS
5 25 (1.98%) Single Sign-On
6 18 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
7 16 (1.27%) SCOM
8 7 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.48%) XenMobile
9 6 (0.48%) ZENworks
10 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.32%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.32%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.32%) ThinApp
12 3 (0.24%) Nessus
12 3 (0.24%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 442 (35.08%) Microsoft
2 157 (12.46%) Citrix
3 135 (10.71%) VMware
4 85 (6.75%) Cisco
5 77 (6.11%) Apple
6 67 (5.32%) Ivanti
7 63 (5.00%) HP
8 51 (4.05%) ServiceNow
9 44 (3.49%) Dell
10 42 (3.33%) Bloomberg
11 27 (2.14%) SAP
12 25 (1.98%) Reuters
13 22 (1.75%) Adobe
13 22 (1.75%) iManage
14 21 (1.67%) Polycom
15 19 (1.51%) Google
15 19 (1.51%) Sophos
16 15 (1.19%) Symantec
17 14 (1.11%) McAfee
18 13 (1.03%) Remedy