Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 82 103
Rank change year-on-year -30 +21 +99
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 406 1,317 1,238
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.36% 3.19% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.57% 17.59% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 976 857
Median daily rate £275 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £125 £135 £131
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
England median daily rate £200 £263 £275
% change year-on-year -23.81% -4.55% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 96 96
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.68% +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £14.34 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £41.05 £35.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.88% -3.88%

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 2,992 7,488 9,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.43% 18.15% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,017 5,263 6,820
Median daily rate £480 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% -1.04% +2.13%
10th Percentile £201 £181 £205
90th Percentile £650 £653 £650
England median daily rate £438 £440 £438
% change year-on-year -0.57% +0.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 206 329
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +7.69% -7.82%
10th Percentile £15.84 £12.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.42 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +4.48%

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 14 July 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 -3 103 £245 -34.67% 12
West London +29 25 £138 -52.17% 5
South London +6 18 £165 -13.16% 4
East London +25 11 £210 -16.00% 3
North London +8 1 £450 +164.71%
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 405 (99.75%) Windows
2 228 (56.16%) Active Directory
3 211 (51.97%) Office 365
4 181 (44.58%) Microsoft
5 142 (34.98%) Windows 7
6 101 (24.88%) SCCM
7 98 (24.14%) Azure
8 93 (22.91%) Windows Server
9 90 (22.17%) Microsoft Office
10 82 (20.20%) VMware
11 77 (18.97%) Migration
12 73 (17.98%) Finance
13 72 (17.73%) Citrix
14 70 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 65 (16.01%) PowerShell
16 63 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
17 61 (15.02%) Microsoft Intune
17 61 (15.02%) ITIL
18 56 (13.79%) DNS
18 56 (13.79%) Windows Server 2016
19 50 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
20 46 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
21 43 (10.59%) Firewall
22 42 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
23 38 (9.36%) Security Cleared
24 37 (9.11%) Public Sector
25 36 (8.87%) DHCP
26 34 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
27 31 (7.64%) OneDrive
28 30 (7.39%) Microsoft App-V

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 30 (7.39%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.65%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.94%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.96%) IIS
6 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.99%) CMS
8 3 (0.74%) Apache
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 90 (22.17%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (6.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Eikon
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.49%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 211 (51.97%) Office 365
2 98 (24.14%) Azure
3 42 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 31 (7.64%) OneDrive
5 25 (6.16%) SaaS
6 24 (5.91%) PaaS
7 20 (4.93%) IaaS
8 19 (4.68%) Mimecast
9 8 (1.97%) AWS
10 3 (0.74%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.49%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.25%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.25%) G Suite
12 1 (0.25%) GitHub
12 1 (0.25%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.25%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.25%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) WhatsApp
12 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (13.79%) DNS
2 43 (10.59%) Firewall
3 36 (8.87%) DHCP
4 24 (5.91%) Skype
5 20 (4.93%) SAN
5 20 (4.93%) VPN
6 19 (4.68%) TCP/IP
7 16 (3.94%) VoIP
8 15 (3.69%) LAN
8 15 (3.69%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (2.71%) NetScaler
9 11 (2.71%) WAN
10 5 (1.23%) Kerberos
10 5 (1.23%) VLAN
11 4 (0.99%) Internet
11 4 (0.99%) IPv4
11 4 (0.99%) Network Security
11 4 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.99%) Wireless
12 3 (0.74%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (0.99%) MS Access
2 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (0.74%) TKPROF
4 2 (0.49%) MySQL
4 2 (0.49%) Power BI
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.25%) Big Data
5 1 (0.25%) GIS
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (1.97%) MSI
2 7 (1.72%) JIRA
3 4 (0.99%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.49%) GitLab
5 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.25%) Hudson
6 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (17.98%) Finance
2 37 (9.11%) Public Sector
3 18 (4.43%) Banking
4 16 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.94%) Marketing
4 16 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.20%) Electronics
6 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.23%) Law
6 5 (1.23%) Local Government
7 4 (0.99%) Front Office
8 3 (0.74%) French Language
8 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Retail
9 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.49%) German Language
9 2 (0.49%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.49%) Legal
9 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (17.73%) Analyst
2 57 (14.04%) Support Engineer
3 43 (10.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 40 (9.85%) Windows Engineer
5 35 (8.62%) Desktop Support
6 32 (7.88%) IT Support
7 31 (7.64%) Support Analyst
8 25 (6.16%) Office 365 Engineer
9 24 (5.91%) Consultant
10 23 (5.67%) Architect
10 23 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (5.42%) Desktop Engineer
12 21 (5.17%) Service Analyst
13 20 (4.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 20 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
14 19 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (4.43%) IT Engineer
16 17 (4.19%) Service Desk Support
17 15 (3.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 14 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.71%) Velocity
2 9 (2.22%) .NET
3 8 (1.97%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.23%) JSON
5 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.99%) HTML
6 3 (0.74%) COM
6 3 (0.74%) Middleware
6 3 (0.74%) XML
7 2 (0.49%) ActiveX
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.25%) JavaBeans
8 1 (0.25%) Kafka
8 1 (0.25%) LDAP
8 1 (0.25%) Web Services
8 1 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (3.45%) Social Media
4 12 (2.96%) NHS
5 11 (2.71%) Hedge funds
6 10 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.97%) iPhone
9 6 (1.48%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.48%) HP StoreVirtual
9 6 (1.48%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.23%) iPad
11 4 (0.99%) User Experience
12 3 (0.74%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.74%) BYOD
12 3 (0.74%) Clustering
12 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.74%) PKI
12 3 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 405 (99.75%) Windows
2 142 (34.98%) Windows 7
3 93 (22.91%) Windows Server
4 70 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (13.79%) Windows Server 2016
6 46 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (7.39%) Apple iOS
8 16 (3.94%) Windows Server 2019
9 14 (3.45%) Android
10 11 (2.71%) Mac OS
10 11 (2.71%) Mac OS X
10 11 (2.71%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.46%) Linux
12 6 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.23%) Unix
13 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.74%) HPUX
14 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.49%) CentOS
16 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.97%) Migration
2 63 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
3 61 (15.02%) ITIL
4 27 (6.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 23 (5.67%) Application Packaging
5 23 (5.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 22 (5.42%) Asset Management
7 20 (4.93%) Change Management
8 17 (4.19%) Patch Management
9 15 (3.69%) Programme Management
10 14 (3.45%) Application Virtualisation
10 14 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (3.20%) DevOps
11 13 (3.20%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (3.20%) E-Discovery
11 13 (3.20%) Remediation Plan
12 12 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (2.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (16.01%) PowerShell
2 13 (3.20%) SQL
3 10 (2.46%) VB
3 10 (2.46%) VBScript
4 8 (1.97%) C#
4 8 (1.97%) C++
5 7 (1.72%) C
5 7 (1.72%) Java
6 5 (1.23%) VBA
7 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.49%) VB6
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (9.36%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.17%) MCSE
4 16 (3.94%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (1.72%) MCITP
7 7 (1.72%) MCSA
8 6 (1.48%) A+ Certification
8 6 (1.48%) CCA
8 6 (1.48%) Degree
9 4 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.74%) CCNA
10 3 (0.74%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.74%) MCP
10 3 (0.74%) PMP
11 2 (0.49%) MCTS
11 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.46%) GDPR
1 10 (2.46%) SLA
2 6 (1.48%) NCSC
3 5 (1.23%) Government Security Classifications
3 5 (1.23%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 228 (56.16%) Active Directory
2 50 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 23 (5.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 21 (5.17%) XenApp
6 20 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (4.68%) XenDesktop
8 13 (3.20%) Hyper-V
8 13 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (2.96%) vSphere
10 5 (1.23%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.99%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.74%) Docker
13 1 (0.25%) UAG
13 1 (0.25%) vCloud
13 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 101 (24.88%) SCCM
2 61 (15.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (3.20%) WSUS
4 8 (1.97%) Jamf Pro
4 8 (1.97%) SCOM
4 8 (1.97%) vMotion
5 6 (1.48%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.48%) Ansible
5 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.99%) Perfmon
7 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Statspack
7 3 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.74%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.49%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.25%) OVSD
Vendors
1 181 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 82 (20.20%) VMware
3 72 (17.73%) Citrix
4 20 (4.93%) HP
5 19 (4.68%) Apple
6 16 (3.94%) Cisco
7 13 (3.20%) Bloomberg
7 13 (3.20%) Ivanti
7 13 (3.20%) SAP
7 13 (3.20%) Symantec
8 11 (2.71%) McAfee
9 10 (2.46%) Oracle
9 10 (2.46%) Reuters
10 9 (2.22%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.97%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.72%) Adobe
12 7 (1.72%) NetApp
12 7 (1.72%) Sophos
13 6 (1.48%) Dell
13 6 (1.48%) Remedy