Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 20 September 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 68 97
Rank change year-on-year +38 +29 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 74 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.95% 2.65% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.11% 11.83% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 28 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £288 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.13% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £143 £180 £268
90th Percentile £419 £489 £333
South East median daily rate £300 £317 £320
% change year-on-year -5.21% -1.09% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £82.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.72% +311.25% -
10th Percentile £12.64 £28.98 £10.95
90th Percentile £20.40 £146.13 £83.75
South East median hourly rate £15.13 £16.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -8.33% -16.46% +27.42%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 273 262 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 21.96% 22.43% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 182 214
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £156 £150 £128
90th Percentile £585 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.35% +21.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £14.96 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £55.25 £23.50 £31.40
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% - -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Oxfordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 10 in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Oxfordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Oxfordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Oxfordshire

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Oxford +17 37 £285 -28.75%
Kidlington +10 18 £305 -23.27% 4
Carterton - 4 £153 -
Banbury - 3 - -
Windows 10
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
3 35 (47.30%) SCCM
4 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 32 (43.24%) Office 365
6 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Office
7 29 (39.19%) Windows Server
8 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (29.73%) DNS
9 22 (29.73%) Migration
10 20 (27.03%) Apple
10 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
10 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Intune
10 20 (27.03%) Mobile Device Management
11 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (25.68%) DHCP
11 19 (25.68%) PowerShell
12 18 (24.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (24.32%) Remote Desktop
13 17 (22.97%) Mac OS
13 17 (22.97%) Application Packaging
14 16 (21.62%) Web Services
14 16 (21.62%) Apple iOS
15 15 (20.27%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (20.27%) GDPR
15 15 (20.27%) Data Protection
16 13 (17.57%) Problem Management
17 11 (14.86%) ITIL
17 11 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.70%) Totara
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.70%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 32 (43.24%) Office 365
2 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.76%) PaaS
5 4 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.41%) IaaS
6 2 (2.70%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.70%) SaaS
7 1 (1.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.73%) DNS
2 19 (25.68%) DHCP
3 18 (24.32%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (6.76%) SMS
5 3 (4.05%) Skype
6 2 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (2.70%) PBX
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) IPv4
7 1 (1.35%) IPv6
7 1 (1.35%) LAN
7 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (9.46%) Publishing
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Support Engineer
1 16 (21.62%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) IT Support
5 9 (12.16%) Active Directory Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Desktop Support
5 9 (12.16%) Office 365 Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) SCCM Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Active Directory Support
7 7 (9.46%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) IT Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Server Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.05%) CMDB
3 3 (4.05%) PKI
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) iPhone
4 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (39.19%) Windows Server
3 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
4 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (22.97%) Mac OS
6 16 (21.62%) Apple iOS
7 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.35%) Android
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Migration
2 20 (27.03%) Mobile Device Management
3 17 (22.97%) Application Packaging
4 15 (20.27%) Data Protection
5 13 (17.57%) Problem Management
6 11 (14.86%) ITIL
6 11 (14.86%) Runbook
6 11 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.05%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.70%) Decision-Making
10 2 (2.70%) Hardware Maintenance
10 2 (2.70%) Open Source
10 2 (2.70%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) A+ Certification
3 4 (5.41%) MCSE
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) GDPR
2 2 (2.70%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (12.16%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (4.05%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) Samba
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.70%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (47.30%) SCCM
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (6.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.05%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.70%) WSUS
6 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) Apple
3 6 (8.11%) Ivanti
3 6 (8.11%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco
5 2 (2.70%) CA
5 2 (2.70%) Dell
5 2 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Meru Networks
6 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.35%) Symantec