Period
to 19 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 June 2019 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 48 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 +37
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 53 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.87% 2.82% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.15% 13.77% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 9
Reading median daily rate £381 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +100.00% -56.16%
10th Percentile £140 £238 £152
90th Percentile £500 £579 £490
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £390 £250
% change year-on-year -3.85% +56.00% -45.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Reading median hourly rate £16.25 £23.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.85% +88.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £17.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.50 £29.50 £13.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year +125.71% +37.25% -20.31%

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 263 276 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.23% 20.51% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 149 125
Reading median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £160 £189 £165
90th Percentile £575 £563 £548
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 16
Reading median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57% -17.96%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.60 £11.78
90th Percentile £30.50 £41.70 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £13.85
% change year-on-year -29.41% +22.74% -7.67%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Reading

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Reading

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Reading over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Reading

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Reading

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Reading over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Windows 7
3 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (32.08%) Migration
4 17 (32.08%) Office 365
5 16 (30.19%) SCCM
6 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
7 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
7 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
8 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
9 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Application Packaging
9 10 (18.87%) QA
10 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (13.21%) Citrix
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (11.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (11.32%) Finance
13 5 (9.43%) VMware
13 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (9.43%) MSI
13 5 (9.43%) InstallShield
13 5 (9.43%) Ivanti
13 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
13 5 (9.43%) vSphere
13 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 4 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (7.55%) Android

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Office 365
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 2 (3.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.77%) Skype
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) InstallShield
1 5 (9.43%) MSI
2 4 (7.55%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Applications Packager
1 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared Application Packager
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Field Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Office 365 Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.77%) BYOD
1 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.77%) iPhone
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Licensing
1 2 (3.77%) NHS
2 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.89%) Social Media
2 1 (1.89%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.55%) Android
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) Fedora
6 1 (1.89%) Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Migration
2 10 (18.87%) Application Packaging
2 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.55%) E-Discovery
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.77%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Personalization
6 2 (3.77%) Preventative Maintenance
6 2 (3.77%) Service Management
6 2 (3.77%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.89%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.55%) MCSE
4 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) CISSP
5 3 (5.66%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (5.66%) MCSA
6 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) NCSC
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) vSphere
4 4 (7.55%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) SCCM
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Citrix
3 5 (9.43%) Ivanti
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Dell
5 2 (3.77%) Dell KACE
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Draytek
6 1 (1.89%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (1.89%) Juniper
6 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL