Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 103 203
Rank change year-on-year +21 +100 +165
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 1,245 1,160 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.10% 2.58% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.06% 12.60% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 798 346
London median daily rate £317 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £133 £130 £128
90th Percentile £538 £538 £530
England median daily rate £275 £285 £325
% change year-on-year -3.51% -12.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 88 31
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.68 £12.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.38 £47.83 £23.00
England median hourly rate £16.75 £15.86 £16.38
% change year-on-year +5.61% -3.15% +12.93%

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 7,298 9,208 8,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.19% 20.51% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,118 6,510 5,672
London median daily rate £486 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.26% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £182 £211 £263
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
England median daily rate £449 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +3.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 318 203
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.37 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -9.92% +26.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £51.42 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.53
% change year-on-year - +5.87% -2.22%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +22 348 £350 -6.67% 12
West London +16 47 £310 +72.22% 1
South London +3 46 £190 -54.11% 5
East London +12 28 £250 -8.26% 1
North London -4 6 £170 -38.18% 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 1,240 (99.60%) Windows
2 562 (45.14%) Active Directory
3 511 (41.04%) Windows 7
4 501 (40.24%) Office 365
5 485 (38.96%) Microsoft
6 419 (33.65%) SCCM
7 316 (25.38%) Finance
8 285 (22.89%) Migration
9 282 (22.65%) Microsoft Office
10 208 (16.71%) Citrix
11 184 (14.78%) ITIL
12 178 (14.30%) PowerShell
13 171 (13.73%) Windows Server
14 165 (13.25%) VMware
15 133 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
16 123 (9.88%) Banking
17 122 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
18 104 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
19 102 (8.19%) Application Packaging
20 89 (7.15%) Skype
21 87 (6.99%) DNS
22 82 (6.59%) MS Exchange
22 82 (6.59%) Security Cleared
23 81 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
24 79 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
25 77 (6.18%) SharePoint
26 75 (6.02%) VPN
27 74 (5.94%) XenDesktop
27 74 (5.94%) Skype for Business
28 73 (5.86%) Microsoft Intune

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 82 (6.59%) MS Exchange
2 77 (6.18%) SharePoint
3 74 (5.94%) Skype for Business
4 25 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (0.80%) IBM Notes
6 9 (0.72%) Confluence
7 7 (0.56%) IIS
8 6 (0.48%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.16%) CMS
12 1 (0.080%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.080%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.080%) WordPress
Applications
1 282 (22.65%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.24%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.16%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.080%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (0.88%) Elite 3E
2 9 (0.72%) Carpe Diem
3 7 (0.56%) Eikon
4 5 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.16%) Retail-J
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.080%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 501 (40.24%) Office 365
2 133 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 34 (2.73%) OneDrive
5 18 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (1.29%) IaaS
7 11 (0.88%) PaaS
8 10 (0.80%) G Suite
8 10 (0.80%) SaaS
9 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.48%) Power Platform
10 6 (0.48%) Yammer
11 5 (0.40%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.32%) Slack
13 3 (0.24%) GitHub
13 3 (0.24%) OpenDNS
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.16%) BlazeMeter
14 2 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 89 (7.15%) Skype
2 87 (6.99%) DNS
3 75 (6.02%) VPN
4 69 (5.54%) DHCP
4 69 (5.54%) LAN
5 53 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 49 (3.94%) WAN
7 44 (3.53%) VoIP
8 32 (2.57%) Firewall
9 27 (2.17%) Internet
10 24 (1.93%) Wireless
11 18 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (1.20%) IP Telephony
13 14 (1.12%) NetScaler
13 14 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (0.88%) SSL
16 8 (0.64%) PABX
16 8 (0.64%) SAN
17 7 (0.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.48%) Power BI
5 5 (0.40%) MS Access
5 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.16%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.080%) Big Data
9 1 (0.080%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (4.02%) MSI
2 17 (1.37%) JIRA
3 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.40%) WinDbg
4 4 (0.32%) Ant
5 3 (0.24%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.16%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.16%) JMeter
6 2 (0.16%) Selenium
6 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.16%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.080%) Hudson
7 1 (0.080%) InstallShield
General
1 316 (25.38%) Finance
2 123 (9.88%) Banking
3 47 (3.78%) Legal
4 46 (3.69%) Law
5 27 (2.17%) Retail
5 27 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.04%) Marketing
9 11 (0.88%) Front Office
10 9 (0.72%) Advertising
10 9 (0.72%) Electronics
10 9 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.72%) Publishing
11 7 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.24%) Local Government
13 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.080%) French Language
14 1 (0.080%) German Language
14 1 (0.080%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 248 (19.92%) Analyst
2 168 (13.49%) Windows Engineer
3 153 (12.29%) Support Engineer
4 146 (11.73%) Desktop Support
5 117 (9.40%) Support Analyst
6 108 (8.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 100 (8.03%) Project Manager
8 89 (7.15%) Service Analyst
9 81 (6.51%) Deployment Engineer
9 81 (6.51%) Service Desk Analyst
10 79 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 76 (6.10%) Architect
12 68 (5.46%) IT Support
13 65 (5.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 58 (4.66%) Consultant
14 58 (4.66%) Windows Deployment Engineer
15 48 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 41 (3.29%) IT Analyst
17 40 (3.21%) SCCM Engineer
18 37 (2.97%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.29%) Software Packaging
2 10 (0.80%) XML
3 6 (0.48%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.32%) .NET
4 4 (0.32%) DOM
4 4 (0.32%) XSLT
5 3 (0.24%) HTML
5 3 (0.24%) LDAP
6 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.16%) Flash
6 2 (0.16%) Web Services
7 1 (0.080%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.080%) COM
7 1 (0.080%) CSS
7 1 (0.080%) jQuery
7 1 (0.080%) RSS
7 1 (0.080%) Universal Windows Platform
7 1 (0.080%) WPF
7 1 (0.080%) XMPP
7 1 (0.080%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 58 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
4 37 (2.97%) iPhone
5 32 (2.57%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 22 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 22 (1.77%) iPad
8 19 (1.53%) Fat Client
8 19 (1.53%) Thin Client
9 13 (1.04%) User Experience
10 12 (0.96%) Smartphone
11 10 (0.80%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.64%) Handset
14 7 (0.56%) Device Driver
14 7 (0.56%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.48%) EPoS
16 5 (0.40%) CMDB
16 5 (0.40%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 1,240 (99.60%) Windows
2 511 (41.04%) Windows 7
3 171 (13.73%) Windows Server
4 122 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (5.78%) Android
7 62 (4.98%) Apple iOS
8 41 (3.29%) Windows 8
9 26 (2.09%) Mac OS
10 21 (1.69%) Linux
10 21 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 14 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.04%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.72%) Unix
14 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.080%) CentOS
16 1 (0.080%) NetWare
16 1 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.080%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (22.89%) Migration
2 184 (14.78%) ITIL
3 102 (8.19%) Application Packaging
4 79 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
5 69 (5.54%) Project Management
6 67 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 66 (5.30%) Service Management
8 61 (4.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 50 (4.02%) PRINCE2
10 49 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 46 (3.69%) ITSM
12 42 (3.37%) Time Management
13 32 (2.57%) Information Security
13 32 (2.57%) Root Cause Analysis
14 31 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (2.25%) Change Management
16 25 (2.01%) Problem Management
16 25 (2.01%) Service Delivery
16 25 (2.01%) User Acceptance Testing
17 24 (1.93%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (14.30%) PowerShell
2 27 (2.17%) SQL
3 22 (1.77%) VBScript
4 12 (0.96%) VBA
5 9 (0.72%) VB
6 8 (0.64%) C
7 7 (0.56%) C#
7 7 (0.56%) Java
8 5 (0.40%) Python
9 4 (0.32%) AWK
9 4 (0.32%) Perl
9 4 (0.32%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.24%) C++
10 3 (0.24%) Ruby
11 1 (0.080%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.080%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.080%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 54 (4.34%) SC Cleared
3 47 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (2.01%) MCSA
5 24 (1.93%) Degree
6 15 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.12%) A+ Certification
7 14 (1.12%) MCSE
8 13 (1.04%) DBS Check
9 11 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (0.80%) PMP
11 8 (0.64%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.56%) MCDST
12 7 (0.56%) MCP
12 7 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.18%) SLA
2 12 (0.96%) QA
3 10 (0.80%) NIST
4 7 (0.56%) PMO
5 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 1 (0.080%) COBIT
6 1 (0.080%) GDPR
6 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 562 (45.14%) Active Directory
2 104 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (5.94%) XenDesktop
4 64 (5.14%) XenApp
5 52 (4.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 49 (3.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 34 (2.73%) vSphere
8 28 (2.25%) BitLocker
9 25 (2.01%) Hyper-V
10 22 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
11 19 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.40%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.24%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 2 (0.16%) Firmware
15 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.080%) Btrfs
16 1 (0.080%) Samba
Systems Management
1 419 (33.65%) SCCM
2 73 (5.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 39 (3.13%) AirWatch
4 17 (1.37%) Perfmon
5 12 (0.96%) WSUS
6 8 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (0.56%) SCOM
8 6 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
8 6 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.48%) WMI
9 4 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.32%) Puppet
9 4 (0.32%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.16%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.16%) OfficeScan
11 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 485 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 208 (16.71%) Citrix
3 165 (13.25%) VMware
4 60 (4.82%) Ivanti
5 54 (4.34%) Cisco
6 48 (3.86%) ServiceNow
7 39 (3.13%) Apple
8 36 (2.89%) HP
9 32 (2.57%) iManage
10 31 (2.49%) Bloomberg
11 26 (2.09%) Dell
12 25 (2.01%) Reuters
13 23 (1.85%) Symantec
14 17 (1.37%) SAP
15 15 (1.20%) Sophos
16 13 (1.04%) Adobe
16 13 (1.04%) Google
17 12 (0.96%) McAfee
18 11 (0.88%) Veeam
19 10 (0.80%) LexisNexis