Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 264 493
Rank change year-on-year +131 +229 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 967 395 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.08% 0.97% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.08% 4.72% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 283 73
London median daily rate £275 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.29% -1.43% -
10th Percentile £125 £128 £160
90th Percentile £524 £514 £623
England median daily rate £275 £325 £290
% change year-on-year -15.38% +12.07% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 30 3
London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.79% -0.64% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.70 £15.55
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.83 £19.45
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% -8.57% -

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 9,590 8,360 9,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.59% 20.55% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,860 5,802 6,265
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +5.42%
10th Percentile £200 £240 £213
90th Percentile £640 £620 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 193 296
London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.21
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.79
England median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% - +3.13%

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 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +86 242 £295 -23.87% 45
South London +3 61 £210 -31.71% 4
West London -23 32 £172 -1.57% 25
East London +10 22 £275 -11.65% 10
North London -1 6 £275 +129.17% 6
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 964 (99.69%) Windows
2 440 (45.50%) Office 365
3 433 (44.78%) Windows 7
4 422 (43.64%) Active Directory
5 337 (34.85%) Microsoft
6 233 (24.10%) SCCM
7 226 (23.37%) Microsoft Office
8 192 (19.86%) Citrix
9 190 (19.65%) Migration
10 145 (14.99%) Finance
10 145 (14.99%) Security Cleared
11 135 (13.96%) Windows Server
12 125 (12.93%) ITIL
13 123 (12.72%) VMware
14 122 (12.62%) SC Cleared
15 118 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 106 (10.96%) PowerShell
17 105 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
18 94 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
19 88 (9.10%) VMware Infrastructure
20 78 (8.07%) Apple
21 75 (7.76%) DNS
22 74 (7.65%) SharePoint
23 69 (7.14%) Project Management
24 68 (7.03%) MS Exchange
25 64 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
26 61 (6.31%) Windows 8
27 60 (6.20%) Skype
27 60 (6.20%) VPN
28 59 (6.10%) DHCP

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 74 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 68 (7.03%) MS Exchange
3 56 (5.79%) Skype for Business
4 21 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.72%) IIS
8 5 (0.52%) CMS
8 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.31%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.31%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.21%) Apache
11 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.10%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.10%) Moodle
12 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 226 (23.37%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.21%) Revit
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.83%) Eikon
2 6 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.31%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.21%) Primavera
5 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 440 (45.50%) Office 365
2 94 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (3.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (2.90%) OneDrive
5 27 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.93%) G Suite
8 8 (0.83%) IaaS
9 7 (0.72%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.72%) SaaS
10 6 (0.62%) Yammer
11 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.21%) SurveyMonkey
13 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 75 (7.76%) DNS
2 60 (6.20%) Skype
2 60 (6.20%) VPN
3 59 (6.10%) DHCP
4 44 (4.55%) Firewall
5 42 (4.34%) LAN
6 38 (3.93%) WAN
7 37 (3.83%) Internet
8 36 (3.72%) TCP/IP
9 19 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
10 16 (1.65%) VoIP
10 16 (1.65%) Wireless
11 15 (1.55%) VLAN
12 14 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (1.34%) Intranet
14 9 (0.93%) Network Security
15 8 (0.83%) IP Telephony
15 8 (0.83%) NetScaler
16 7 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (0.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.03%) MS Access
3 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.21%) Big Data
5 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.10%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.10%) Clusterpoint
6 1 (0.10%) MySQL
6 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.10%) Power BI
6 1 (0.10%) Redis
6 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (3.10%) MSI
2 7 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.72%) JIRA
3 4 (0.41%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.41%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.31%) Ant
5 2 (0.21%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.21%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.21%) TestRail
5 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.21%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.10%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 145 (14.99%) Finance
2 48 (4.96%) Banking
3 47 (4.86%) Law
4 39 (4.03%) Legal
5 23 (2.38%) Retail
6 19 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.65%) Publishing
8 14 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.34%) French Language
10 12 (1.24%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.14%) Advertising
12 10 (1.03%) Back Office
13 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.52%) Front Office
15 4 (0.41%) Local Government
16 3 (0.31%) German Language
16 3 (0.31%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.21%) Billing
18 1 (0.10%) Italian Language
18 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 181 (18.72%) Analyst
2 166 (17.17%) Desktop Support
3 133 (13.75%) Support Engineer
4 95 (9.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 88 (9.10%) Desktop Engineer
6 87 (9.00%) Windows Engineer
7 68 (7.03%) Service Analyst
7 68 (7.03%) Service Desk Analyst
8 62 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 58 (6.00%) IT Support
10 55 (5.69%) Deployment Engineer
10 55 (5.69%) Project Manager
11 53 (5.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 52 (5.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 48 (4.96%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 48 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 39 (4.03%) Consultant
15 38 (3.93%) Architect
16 36 (3.72%) IT Analyst
17 34 (3.52%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.24%) WPF
2 9 (0.93%) LDAP
2 9 (0.93%) Web Services
3 6 (0.62%) .NET
4 5 (0.52%) HTML
4 5 (0.52%) Software Packaging
4 5 (0.52%) XML
5 3 (0.31%) CSS
5 3 (0.31%) DOM
5 3 (0.31%) Middleware
5 3 (0.31%) SailPoint
5 3 (0.31%) XSLT
6 2 (0.21%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.21%) OCX
7 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.10%) JSON
7 1 (0.10%) Node.js
7 1 (0.10%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.10%) React
7 1 (0.10%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (3.93%) iPhone
3 27 (2.79%) Blackberry
4 26 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
5 22 (2.28%) Data Centre
6 19 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.55%) PKI
7 15 (1.55%) User Experience
8 14 (1.45%) iPad
8 14 (1.45%) Smartphone
9 12 (1.24%) BYOD
10 8 (0.83%) Handset
11 7 (0.72%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.72%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.62%) Clustering
12 6 (0.62%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.62%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.62%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.62%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 964 (99.69%) Windows
2 433 (44.78%) Windows 7
3 135 (13.96%) Windows Server
4 118 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 105 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (6.31%) Windows 8
7 49 (5.07%) Android
8 43 (4.45%) Apple iOS
9 36 (3.72%) Linux
10 34 (3.52%) Mac OS
11 24 (2.48%) Mac OS X
12 23 (2.38%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.83%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.62%) Debian
15 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.62%) Unix
16 5 (0.52%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.31%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (19.65%) Migration
2 125 (12.93%) ITIL
3 69 (7.14%) Project Management
4 52 (5.38%) PRINCE2
5 49 (5.07%) Service Management
6 46 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (4.65%) Application Packaging
8 41 (4.24%) Change Management
9 33 (3.41%) Mobile Device Management
10 31 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (3.10%) Software Deployment
12 28 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 25 (2.59%) Time Management
14 24 (2.48%) Service Delivery
15 23 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (2.07%) Problem Management
17 18 (1.86%) Asset Management
17 18 (1.86%) Incident Management
17 18 (1.86%) Investment Management
18 17 (1.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 106 (10.96%) PowerShell
2 55 (5.69%) VBScript
3 30 (3.10%) SQL
4 14 (1.45%) C#
4 14 (1.45%) VB
5 13 (1.34%) C
5 13 (1.34%) Python
6 11 (1.14%) Java
7 7 (0.72%) VBA
8 5 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.52%) Perl
9 4 (0.41%) C++
9 4 (0.41%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.31%) AWK
11 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 145 (14.99%) Security Cleared
2 122 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 64 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (3.72%) MCSE
5 33 (3.41%) Degree
6 23 (2.38%) MCSA
7 15 (1.55%) DBS Check
7 15 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.24%) MCP
8 12 (1.24%) PMP
9 11 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.62%) MCITP
14 5 (0.52%) CCNA
14 5 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (0.52%) MCDST
15 4 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.00%) SLA
2 30 (3.10%) PMO
3 10 (1.03%) GDPR
4 9 (0.93%) QA
5 6 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.10%) RMADS
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 422 (43.64%) Active Directory
2 88 (9.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (5.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 41 (4.24%) XenApp
5 37 (3.83%) BitLocker
6 36 (3.72%) XenDesktop
7 26 (2.69%) Hyper-V
7 26 (2.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 23 (2.38%) vSphere
9 19 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
10 18 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.72%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.62%) Samba
14 5 (0.52%) Docker
15 4 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.31%) KVM
16 3 (0.31%) pfSense
16 3 (0.31%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 233 (24.10%) SCCM
2 49 (5.07%) AirWatch
3 47 (4.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 26 (2.69%) SCOM
5 9 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.83%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.83%) DameWare
7 6 (0.62%) Ansible
7 6 (0.62%) Puppet
8 5 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.52%) Nagios
9 4 (0.41%) AppDNA
9 4 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.41%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.41%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.41%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 337 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 192 (19.86%) Citrix
3 123 (12.72%) VMware
4 78 (8.07%) Apple
5 57 (5.89%) Cisco
5 57 (5.89%) Ivanti
6 38 (3.93%) HP
7 30 (3.10%) Bloomberg
8 23 (2.38%) Avaya
9 19 (1.96%) Dell
10 18 (1.86%) ServiceNow
11 16 (1.65%) FactSet
12 15 (1.55%) GFI Software
13 14 (1.45%) iManage
14 13 (1.34%) McAfee
14 13 (1.34%) Reuters
15 12 (1.24%) Symantec
16 11 (1.14%) Meraki
17 10 (1.03%) Adobe
18 8 (0.83%) Fidessa