Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 171 330
Rank change year-on-year +90 +159 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 443 208 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.64% 1.33% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.71% 6.09% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 131 23
South East median daily rate £230 £345 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +18.97% -
10th Percentile £120 £131 £188
90th Percentile £487 £538 £538
England median daily rate £270 £325 £290
% change year-on-year -16.92% +12.07% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 21 16
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% -16.90% -
10th Percentile £12.10 £8.79 £13.25
90th Percentile £35.45 £20.75 £21.50
England median hourly rate £15.68 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.00% -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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,784 3,413 4,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.58% 21.90% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,106 1,958 2,646
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £143 £194 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 287 404
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £11.21 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £46.96 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.85% - +3.13%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +49 204 £225 -45.45% 29
Hampshire +86 135 £338 +22.73% 25
Berkshire +41 88 £200 -3.03% 11
Buckinghamshire -6 62 £238 -44.12% 13
Surrey -3 60 £175 +20.69% 18
Oxfordshire +18 54 £250 -37.50% 5
West Sussex +2 13 £475 +206.45% 5
Kent -6 13 £230 +58.62% 6
East Sussex +6 10 £150 -64.71% 5
Middlesex +1 2 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 441 (99.55%) Windows
2 205 (46.28%) Active Directory
3 194 (43.79%) Windows 7
4 156 (35.21%) Office 365
4 156 (35.21%) Microsoft
5 113 (25.51%) SCCM
6 93 (20.99%) Migration
7 86 (19.41%) Microsoft Office
8 81 (18.28%) Security Cleared
9 74 (16.70%) Windows Server
10 71 (16.03%) ITIL
11 68 (15.35%) SC Cleared
12 56 (12.64%) Citrix
13 50 (11.29%) VMware
14 48 (10.84%) Windows 8
15 45 (10.16%) PowerShell
16 43 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 40 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 39 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
18 39 (8.80%) Microsoft App-V
19 34 (7.67%) DNS
19 34 (7.67%) Skype
20 32 (7.22%) Skype for Business
20 32 (7.22%) LAN
21 31 (7.00%) Windows XP
21 31 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
21 31 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 30 (6.77%) WAN
22 30 (6.77%) DHCP
23 29 (6.55%) SLA

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 32 (7.22%) Skype for Business
2 27 (6.09%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.45%) IIS
7 2 (0.45%) Totara
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 86 (19.41%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) NUKE
4 1 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 156 (35.21%) Office 365
2 39 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (3.16%) OneDrive
5 13 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.90%) IaaS
6 4 (0.90%) PaaS
6 4 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.68%) G Suite
7 3 (0.68%) SaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.67%) DNS
1 34 (7.67%) Skype
2 32 (7.22%) LAN
3 30 (6.77%) DHCP
3 30 (6.77%) WAN
4 20 (4.51%) Firewall
5 19 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 18 (4.06%) VPN
7 14 (3.16%) Internet
8 13 (2.93%) Kerberos
9 9 (2.03%) SMS
10 8 (1.81%) VoIP
11 7 (1.58%) VLAN
12 5 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (1.13%) SAN
12 5 (1.13%) Wireless
13 4 (0.90%) Intranet
13 4 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.90%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.90%) CouchDB
2 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.23%) Big Data
4 1 (0.23%) MySQL
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (2.71%) MSI
2 9 (2.03%) AdminStudio
3 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.45%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.23%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (5.42%) Finance
2 12 (2.71%) Publishing
3 9 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.13%) Legal
5 5 (1.13%) Retail
6 4 (0.90%) Marketing
7 3 (0.68%) Advertising
7 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.45%) Back Office
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 103 (23.25%) Desktop Support
2 97 (21.90%) Support Engineer
3 84 (18.96%) Analyst
4 61 (13.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 44 (9.93%) Windows Engineer
6 43 (9.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 41 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 35 (7.90%) Service Analyst
8 35 (7.90%) Service Desk Analyst
9 34 (7.67%) IT Support
10 31 (7.00%) Support Analyst
11 30 (6.77%) Architect
12 29 (6.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 26 (5.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 25 (5.64%) Project Manager
15 21 (4.74%) IT Analyst
16 20 (4.51%) Desktop Analyst
17 19 (4.29%) Windows Support Engineer
18 18 (4.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
18 18 (4.06%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.93%) LDAP
2 7 (1.58%) .NET
3 6 (1.35%) AngularJS
3 6 (1.35%) CSS
3 6 (1.35%) HTML
3 6 (1.35%) HTML5
4 5 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (1.13%) Ember.js
4 5 (1.13%) React
4 5 (1.13%) Sass
4 5 (1.13%) Web Services
5 4 (0.90%) Node.js
5 4 (0.90%) RESTful
6 2 (0.45%) Middleware
6 2 (0.45%) WPF
7 1 (0.23%) CSS3
7 1 (0.23%) EDI
7 1 (0.23%) JSON
7 1 (0.23%) REST
7 1 (0.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.51%) Smartphone
3 11 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (2.03%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.03%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.03%) PDA
5 8 (1.81%) iPad
5 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.81%) User Experience
6 7 (1.58%) iPhone
6 7 (1.58%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.13%) Clustering
7 5 (1.13%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.13%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.13%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.90%) NHS
8 4 (0.90%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.68%) PMI
9 3 (0.68%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 441 (99.55%) Windows
2 194 (43.79%) Windows 7
3 74 (16.70%) Windows Server
4 48 (10.84%) Windows 8
5 43 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (7.00%) Windows XP
8 28 (6.32%) Android
9 27 (6.09%) Apple iOS
10 25 (5.64%) Linux
11 14 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.81%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.13%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.13%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.45%) Solaris
15 2 (0.45%) Unix
16 1 (0.23%) CentOS
16 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (20.99%) Migration
2 71 (16.03%) ITIL
3 24 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (4.97%) PRINCE2
5 21 (4.74%) Mobile Device Management
6 18 (4.06%) Application Packaging
7 17 (3.84%) Service Management
8 16 (3.61%) Change Management
8 16 (3.61%) Time Management
9 15 (3.39%) Service Delivery
9 15 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (2.71%) Break/Fix
11 12 (2.71%) Compatibility Testing
11 12 (2.71%) Project Management
11 12 (2.71%) Validation
12 11 (2.48%) ITIL V3
13 10 (2.26%) Service Design
14 8 (1.81%) Task Automation
14 8 (1.81%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.16%) PowerShell
2 15 (3.39%) SQL
3 8 (1.81%) C#
4 6 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.35%) TypeScript
4 6 (1.35%) VBScript
5 4 (0.90%) ES6
6 2 (0.45%) Java
7 1 (0.23%) C
7 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.23%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 68 (15.35%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (4.51%) DV Cleared
5 17 (3.84%) MCSE
6 8 (1.81%) MCSA
6 8 (1.81%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.81%) PMP
7 7 (1.58%) A+ Certification
8 6 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.13%) CCNA
9 5 (1.13%) Degree
10 4 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.68%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.68%) MCP
11 3 (0.68%) MOS
12 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.55%) SLA
2 11 (2.48%) QA
3 2 (0.45%) PMO
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 205 (46.28%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 31 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.74%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.84%) XenApp
5 17 (3.84%) XenDesktop
6 12 (2.71%) BitLocker
7 9 (2.03%) Docker
8 6 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (1.35%) vSphere
9 4 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 113 (25.51%) SCCM
2 18 (4.06%) SCOM
3 12 (2.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.35%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.90%) Ansible
6 4 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.68%) WSUS
8 2 (0.45%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.45%) MaaS360
8 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 156 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.64%) Citrix
3 50 (11.29%) VMware
4 28 (6.32%) Apple
5 26 (5.87%) Cisco
6 17 (3.84%) HP
7 15 (3.39%) ServiceNow
8 14 (3.16%) Symantec
9 12 (2.71%) Oracle
10 8 (1.81%) Dell
10 8 (1.81%) Lumension
11 7 (1.58%) Ivanti
11 7 (1.58%) McAfee
11 7 (1.58%) MobileIron
11 7 (1.58%) Wyse
12 6 (1.35%) Meraki
12 6 (1.35%) NetApp
13 5 (1.13%) Altiris
13 5 (1.13%) Polycom
13 5 (1.13%) Veeam