Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 167 147 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 -78 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 649 342 1,081
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.75% 1.94% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.24% 12.28% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 249 781
10th Percentile £144 £132 £130
25th Percentile £173 £165 £155
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £250 £288 £225
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +27.78% -10.00%
75th Percentile £450 £444 £405
90th Percentile £541 £525 £500
England median daily rate £200 £200 £200
% change year-on-year - - -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 9 72
10th Percentile £16.08 £18.00 £14.00
25th Percentile £17.62 £20.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate £22.65 £22.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +0.64% +20.32% -
75th Percentile £25.50 £22.75 £20.42
90th Percentile - £23.80 £22.23
England median hourly rate £16.83 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.16% - +0.44%

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 5,301 2,785 5,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.27% 15.77% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,920 1,979 3,713
10th Percentile £228 £231 £158
25th Percentile £425 £363 £290
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -7.69%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £734 £660 £650
England median daily rate £495 £428 £413
% change year-on-year +15.65% +3.76% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 32 169
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.20 £14.00
25th Percentile £20.00 £22.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £27.33 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +33.29% +9.63%
75th Percentile £46.75 £48.78 £36.70
90th Percentile £64.00 £63.60 £54.80
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.15
% change year-on-year +12.68% +3.50% -0.58%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -25 87 £250 +6.38% 55
West London -10 37 £160 -48.80% 25
South London +6 22 £180 +12.50% 10
East London -4 9 £125 -3.85% 13
North London 0 3 £154 -65.83% 5
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 646 (99.54%) Windows
2 399 (61.48%) Microsoft 365
3 329 (50.69%) Active Directory
4 323 (49.77%) Microsoft
5 164 (25.27%) Social Skills
6 155 (23.88%) SCCM
7 135 (20.80%) Azure
8 134 (20.65%) Microsoft Office
9 122 (18.80%) Windows 7
10 111 (17.10%) Finance
10 111 (17.10%) Microsoft Intune
11 103 (15.87%) VMware
11 103 (15.87%) Windows Server
12 100 (15.41%) ITIL
13 90 (13.87%) Citrix
14 78 (12.02%) PowerShell
15 76 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 71 (10.94%) Cisco
16 71 (10.94%) Migration
17 64 (9.86%) Security Cleared
17 64 (9.86%) Apple
18 63 (9.71%) ServiceNow
19 58 (8.94%) SLA
20 57 (8.78%) DNS
21 56 (8.63%) SC Cleared
22 55 (8.47%) Mac OS
23 54 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
24 52 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
25 51 (7.86%) Windows Server 2016
26 50 (7.70%) Firewall

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 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.00%) Skype for Business
4 12 (1.85%) IIS
5 5 (0.77%) Apache
5 5 (0.77%) ArcGIS
5 5 (0.77%) Confluence
5 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.31%) CMS
8 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.15%) MTS
Applications
1 134 (20.65%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Eikon
2 2 (0.31%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 399 (61.48%) Microsoft 365
2 135 (20.80%) Azure
3 41 (6.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (3.70%) OneDrive
5 18 (2.77%) AWS
6 13 (2.00%) Google Workspace
7 7 (1.08%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.92%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (0.92%) Serverless
9 4 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (0.62%) Azure Sentinel
9 4 (0.62%) Power Automate
9 4 (0.62%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.62%) SaaS
10 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.46%) GCP
10 3 (0.46%) Google Data Studio
10 3 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.78%) DNS
2 50 (7.70%) Firewall
3 49 (7.55%) VPN
4 43 (6.63%) LAN
5 41 (6.32%) DHCP
6 38 (5.86%) TCP/IP
7 32 (4.93%) VoIP
8 29 (4.47%) WAN
9 20 (3.08%) Wireless
10 18 (2.77%) SAN
11 17 (2.62%) Internet
12 15 (2.31%) IP Telephony
13 14 (2.16%) Skype
14 12 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (1.85%) WebEx
15 11 (1.69%) NetScaler
15 11 (1.69%) Network Security
16 10 (1.54%) SSL
17 9 (1.39%) MPLS
17 9 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.77%) GIS
3 4 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.31%) Power BI
5 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.15%) Big Data
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.15%) MySQL
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.69%) InstallShield
2 9 (1.39%) MSI
3 7 (1.08%) JIRA
4 4 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.46%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.46%) Subversion
6 2 (0.31%) Chocolatey
6 2 (0.31%) GCC
6 2 (0.31%) GitLab
6 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.31%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.15%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.15%) Selenium
7 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 164 (25.27%) Social Skills
2 111 (17.10%) Finance
3 27 (4.16%) Banking
4 25 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 25 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (1.85%) Legal
7 11 (1.69%) Influencing Skills
8 10 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
9 9 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.23%) Law
10 8 (1.23%) Retail
11 7 (1.08%) Electronics
11 7 (1.08%) Marketing
11 7 (1.08%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (0.92%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.77%) Front Office
14 4 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 149 (22.96%) Support Engineer
2 107 (16.49%) Analyst
3 80 (12.33%) IT Support
4 70 (10.79%) Desktop Support
5 66 (10.17%) Windows Engineer
6 62 (9.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 54 (8.32%) IT Engineer
8 53 (8.17%) Desktop Engineer
9 51 (7.86%) Service Analyst
10 48 (7.40%) Service Desk Analyst
11 47 (7.24%) IT Analyst
12 43 (6.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 39 (6.01%) IT Support Engineer
13 39 (6.01%) Support Analyst
14 36 (5.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 35 (5.39%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
16 33 (5.08%) Architect
17 32 (4.93%) SCCM Engineer
18 31 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 28 (4.31%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.77%) Software Packaging
1 5 (0.77%) XMPP
2 4 (0.62%) .NET
3 3 (0.46%) OAuth
3 3 (0.46%) SAML
3 3 (0.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.15%) Flash
4 1 (0.15%) J2EE
4 1 (0.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.16%) Video Conferencing
2 23 (3.54%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.24%) iPhone
4 17 (2.62%) iPad
5 15 (2.31%) NHS
6 14 (2.16%) BYOD
6 14 (2.16%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.16%) Hedge funds
6 14 (2.16%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.85%) Smartphone
9 11 (1.69%) PKI
9 11 (1.69%) User Experience
10 10 (1.54%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (1.39%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.08%) EPoS
13 5 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 646 (99.54%) Windows
2 122 (18.80%) Windows 7
3 103 (15.87%) Windows Server
4 55 (8.47%) Mac OS
5 51 (7.86%) Windows Server 2016
6 48 (7.40%) Android
6 48 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (7.24%) Apple iOS
8 33 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (4.93%) Mac OS X
10 29 (4.47%) Windows Server 2019
11 28 (4.31%) Linux
12 6 (0.92%) HPUX
12 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.92%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.62%) Unix
14 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (15.41%) ITIL
2 71 (10.94%) Migration
3 54 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
6 44 (6.78%) Asset Management
7 43 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 40 (6.16%) Service Management
9 36 (5.55%) Change Management
10 30 (4.62%) ITSM
11 29 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (4.16%) Application Packaging
13 24 (3.70%) Project Management
13 24 (3.70%) Security Operations
14 22 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
15 21 (3.24%) Service Delivery
16 20 (3.08%) Project Delivery
17 19 (2.93%) Data Protection
18 16 (2.47%) Incident Management
19 15 (2.31%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (12.02%) PowerShell
2 21 (3.24%) SQL
3 12 (1.85%) Python
3 12 (1.85%) VBScript
4 11 (1.69%) C
5 10 (1.54%) VB
6 8 (1.23%) C#
7 6 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.62%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.46%) Perl
9 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.31%) Ruby
10 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.15%) Ada
11 1 (0.15%) Bash
11 1 (0.15%) C++
11 1 (0.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 56 (8.63%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.93%) Degree
5 17 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (2.62%) MCITP
6 12 (1.85%) DBS Check
7 10 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.54%) MCTS
8 8 (1.23%) MCSA
8 8 (1.23%) MCSE
9 7 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.92%) MCP
11 5 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.62%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.62%) CCA
12 4 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.46%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.94%) SLA
2 16 (2.47%) PMO
3 12 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.69%) GDPR
5 7 (1.08%) QA
6 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.31%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.31%) ITGC
7 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 329 (50.69%) Active Directory
2 76 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 23 (3.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 16 (2.47%) XenDesktop
6 15 (2.31%) vSphere
7 11 (1.69%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.92%) NFS
11 5 (0.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.77%) VMware NSX
11 5 (0.77%) XenApp
12 4 (0.62%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.31%) vCloud
13 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.15%) Firmware
14 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 155 (23.88%) SCCM
2 111 (17.10%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (2.62%) Jamf Pro
4 11 (1.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 10 (1.54%) AirWatch
5 10 (1.54%) Ansible
6 7 (1.08%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.62%) SCOM
9 4 (0.62%) WMI
9 4 (0.62%) WSUS
10 3 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.46%) Puppet
11 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 323 (49.77%) Microsoft
2 103 (15.87%) VMware
3 90 (13.87%) Citrix
4 71 (10.94%) Cisco
5 64 (9.86%) Apple
6 63 (9.71%) ServiceNow
7 39 (6.01%) HP
8 29 (4.47%) Dell
9 23 (3.54%) Ivanti
10 22 (3.39%) Oracle
11 17 (2.62%) McAfee
12 14 (2.16%) Adobe
13 13 (2.00%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.85%) Bloomberg
14 12 (1.85%) Meraki
15 11 (1.69%) Red Hat
16 10 (1.54%) Polycom
16 10 (1.54%) Reuters
17 9 (1.39%) Google
17 9 (1.39%) Veeam