Period
to 14 December 2018

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 December 2018 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 154 299
Rank change year-on-year +62 +145 +269
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 1,292 835 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.76% 1.76% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.91% 8.46% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 592 239
London median daily rate £250 £248 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -29.29% -
10th Percentile £128 £123 £129
90th Percentile £519 £469 £500
England median daily rate £250 £256 £300
% change year-on-year -2.44% -14.58% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 86 26
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.50% +0.25%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.25 £10.38
90th Percentile £25.50 £47.83 £46.92
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.18 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.11% +6.10% -15.28%

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 9,285 9,866 9,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.83% 20.76% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,511 7,020 6,368
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £188 £200 £231
90th Percentile £650 £638 £605
England median daily rate £429 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +0.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 273 200
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £48.46
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +49 330 £275 +0.92% 43
West London +40 65 £200 -4.76% 17
East London -19 32 £169 -31.12% 11
North London +11 26 £148 -53.91% 2
South London -49 18 £425 +112.50% 2
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 1,282 (99.23%) Windows
2 555 (42.96%) Windows 7
3 553 (42.80%) Active Directory
4 530 (41.02%) Office 365
5 518 (40.09%) Microsoft
6 362 (28.02%) SCCM
7 293 (22.68%) Microsoft Office
8 262 (20.28%) Migration
9 253 (19.58%) Finance
10 234 (18.11%) ITIL
11 205 (15.87%) Citrix
12 196 (15.17%) Windows Server
13 184 (14.24%) VMware
14 172 (13.31%) PowerShell
15 159 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
16 141 (10.91%) Apple
17 118 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
18 113 (8.75%) Cisco
19 108 (8.36%) DNS
20 107 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
21 101 (7.82%) Skype
22 99 (7.66%) Apple iOS
23 98 (7.59%) SharePoint
23 98 (7.59%) Microsoft App-V
24 93 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
25 92 (7.12%) MS Exchange
26 90 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
27 88 (6.81%) Security Cleared
28 87 (6.73%) XenDesktop
29 83 (6.42%) Android

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 98 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 92 (7.12%) MS Exchange
3 79 (6.11%) Skype for Business
4 32 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.31%) IIS
9 3 (0.23%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.15%) CMS
10 2 (0.15%) Site Server
11 1 (0.077%) Confluence
11 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 293 (22.68%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.23%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.23%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Eikon
4 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.077%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.077%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.077%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 530 (41.02%) Office 365
2 159 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 37 (2.86%) OneDrive
5 22 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (1.24%) Mimecast
7 15 (1.16%) G Suite
8 14 (1.08%) SaaS
9 13 (1.01%) IaaS
10 5 (0.39%) PaaS
10 5 (0.39%) Yammer
11 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) Slack
12 1 (0.077%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 108 (8.36%) DNS
2 101 (7.82%) Skype
3 81 (6.27%) DHCP
3 81 (6.27%) LAN
4 77 (5.96%) VPN
5 68 (5.26%) WAN
6 65 (5.03%) TCP/IP
7 54 (4.18%) Internet
8 51 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
9 49 (3.79%) Firewall
10 42 (3.25%) VoIP
11 26 (2.01%) Wireless
12 23 (1.78%) WebEx
13 19 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
14 17 (1.32%) NetScaler
15 16 (1.24%) Intranet
15 16 (1.24%) Telepresence
16 14 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (1.01%) ADSL
18 11 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (0.46%) MS Access
3 6 (0.46%) Power BI
3 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.23%) OLTP
6 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.077%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (3.02%) MSI
2 22 (1.70%) AdminStudio
3 13 (1.01%) InstallShield
3 13 (1.01%) JIRA
4 7 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (0.39%) WinDbg
6 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.15%) AutoIt
8 2 (0.15%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.077%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.077%) Hudson
9 1 (0.077%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.077%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.077%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.077%) TestRail
General
1 253 (19.58%) Finance
2 57 (4.41%) Banking
3 51 (3.95%) Retail
4 49 (3.79%) Law
5 46 (3.56%) Legal
6 22 (1.70%) Publishing
7 15 (1.16%) Front Office
7 15 (1.16%) Spanish Language
7 15 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.93%) Billing
10 10 (0.77%) Back Office
10 10 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.46%) Advertising
12 6 (0.46%) French Language
13 4 (0.31%) Marketing
14 3 (0.23%) Local Government
14 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 290 (22.45%) Analyst
2 185 (14.32%) Support Engineer
3 157 (12.15%) Desktop Support
4 152 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 146 (11.30%) Windows Engineer
6 125 (9.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 110 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 108 (8.36%) Service Analyst
9 105 (8.13%) IT Support
10 96 (7.43%) Service Desk Analyst
11 86 (6.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 79 (6.11%) Deployment Engineer
13 76 (5.88%) Project Manager
14 73 (5.65%) IT Analyst
15 63 (4.88%) Architect
16 57 (4.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 56 (4.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 56 (4.33%) IT Support Analyst
18 53 (4.10%) Consultant
18 53 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.08%) .NET
2 11 (0.85%) Universal Windows Platform
3 10 (0.77%) Software Packaging
4 9 (0.70%) SAML
5 7 (0.54%) Web Services
6 4 (0.31%) OAuth
6 4 (0.31%) WinForms
7 3 (0.23%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.23%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.23%) OCX
7 3 (0.23%) XMPP
8 2 (0.15%) ActiveX
8 2 (0.15%) COM
8 2 (0.15%) LDAP
8 2 (0.15%) WCF
9 1 (0.077%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.077%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.077%) Flash
9 1 (0.077%) Velocity
9 1 (0.077%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (3.72%) iPad
2 46 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
3 42 (3.25%) Blackberry
3 42 (3.25%) iPhone
4 40 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (2.01%) User Experience
6 24 (1.86%) Data Centre
7 23 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (1.70%) Smartphone
9 19 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.16%) Fat Client
10 15 (1.16%) Thin Client
11 11 (0.85%) NHS
12 10 (0.77%) PKI
13 9 (0.70%) e-Learning
14 8 (0.62%) CMDB
14 8 (0.62%) Handset
14 8 (0.62%) Taxonomies
15 6 (0.46%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.46%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1,282 (99.23%) Windows
2 555 (42.96%) Windows 7
3 196 (15.17%) Windows Server
4 107 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 99 (7.66%) Apple iOS
6 90 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (6.42%) Android
8 76 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 60 (4.64%) Mac OS
10 43 (3.33%) Linux
11 38 (2.94%) Mac OS X
12 17 (1.32%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.85%) Unix
13 11 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.39%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.15%) CentOS
18 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (20.28%) Migration
2 234 (18.11%) ITIL
3 93 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
4 66 (5.11%) Application Packaging
5 65 (5.03%) Service Management
6 60 (4.64%) Project Management
7 58 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 51 (3.95%) Mobile Device Management
9 44 (3.41%) Asset Management
10 43 (3.33%) Time Management
11 42 (3.25%) ITSM
11 42 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (3.02%) Service Delivery
13 38 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (2.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (2.71%) Proactive Monitoring
15 34 (2.63%) Application Virtualisation
16 33 (2.55%) Patch Management
17 32 (2.48%) Change Management
18 28 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 172 (13.31%) PowerShell
2 47 (3.64%) SQL
3 46 (3.56%) VBScript
4 15 (1.16%) VBA
5 12 (0.93%) C#
6 11 (0.85%) VB
7 10 (0.77%) C
8 8 (0.62%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.46%) C++
10 5 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.31%) VB6
12 3 (0.23%) C++/CLI
12 3 (0.23%) Java
12 3 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.23%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.077%) Perl
13 1 (0.077%) Python
Qualifications
1 88 (6.81%) Security Cleared
2 82 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 49 (3.79%) Degree
5 36 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
6 33 (2.55%) MCSA
7 31 (2.40%) MCSE
8 22 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 21 (1.63%) MCP
10 15 (1.16%) A+ Certification
11 8 (0.62%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (0.54%) ISEB
12 7 (0.54%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.46%) CCA
13 6 (0.46%) CCNA
13 6 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.46%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.11%) SLA
2 27 (2.09%) PMO
3 11 (0.85%) QA
4 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) GDPR
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.077%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.077%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 553 (42.80%) Active Directory
2 118 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (7.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 87 (6.73%) XenDesktop
5 82 (6.35%) XenApp
6 49 (3.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 40 (3.10%) BitLocker
8 39 (3.02%) Hyper-V
9 32 (2.48%) vSphere
10 29 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (0.85%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.39%) XenServer
15 4 (0.31%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.31%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.23%) SRDF
17 2 (0.15%) Firmware
17 2 (0.15%) StorNext
17 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 362 (28.02%) SCCM
2 80 (6.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 35 (2.71%) WSUS
4 34 (2.63%) AirWatch
5 22 (1.70%) Backup Exec
5 22 (1.70%) SCOM
6 19 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
7 17 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (0.70%) vCenter Server
8 9 (0.70%) WMI
9 7 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.46%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
10 6 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.39%) Perfmon
11 5 (0.39%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.39%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 518 (40.09%) Microsoft
2 205 (15.87%) Citrix
3 184 (14.24%) VMware
4 141 (10.91%) Apple
5 113 (8.75%) Cisco
6 79 (6.11%) Ivanti
7 59 (4.57%) HP
8 45 (3.48%) McAfee
9 33 (2.55%) Bloomberg
9 33 (2.55%) ServiceNow
10 32 (2.48%) Sophos
11 31 (2.40%) Dell
12 28 (2.17%) Symantec
12 28 (2.17%) Veeam
13 25 (1.93%) iManage
14 23 (1.78%) Polycom
15 20 (1.55%) Avaya
16 19 (1.47%) Sun
17 16 (1.24%) Reuters
18 15 (1.16%) Mitel