Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 83 94
Rank change year-on-year +48 +11 +120
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 776 493 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.74% 2.98% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.64% 14.04% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 281 252
South East median daily rate £189 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.08% +9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £114 £123 £125
90th Percentile £488 £538 £470
England median daily rate £200 £250 £265
% change year-on-year -20.00% -5.66% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 76 55
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.73% -14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.12 £20.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.81% +3.42%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,026 3,512 3,787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.40% 21.24% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,731 1,907 2,113
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £138 £160 £150
90th Percentile £573 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 295 296
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -1.52% +4.16%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.21 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £50.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 +46 309 £180 -34.55% 73
Hampshire +28 223 £375 -6.25% 32
Berkshire +52 181 £189 -41.92% 37
Surrey +65 104 £190 -22.45% 34
West Sussex +55 79 £168 -4.29% 25
Buckinghamshire +31 75 £190 +18.75% 25
Oxfordshire +30 53 £168 -44.17% 11
East Sussex +26 28 £163 -50.00% 8
Kent +5 23 £134 -30.97% 7
Isle of Wight - 3 £135 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 771 (99.36%) Windows
2 336 (43.30%) Active Directory
3 314 (40.46%) Office 365
4 286 (36.86%) Microsoft
5 260 (33.51%) Windows 7
6 214 (27.58%) SCCM
7 191 (24.61%) Migration
8 155 (19.97%) Microsoft Office
9 131 (16.88%) Azure
10 121 (15.59%) Windows Server
11 108 (13.92%) Security Cleared
12 106 (13.66%) ITIL
13 96 (12.37%) VMware
14 94 (12.11%) Citrix
15 87 (11.21%) Microsoft Intune
16 77 (9.92%) PowerShell
17 74 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 73 (9.41%) SharePoint
19 72 (9.28%) Finance
20 70 (9.02%) SC Cleared
21 69 (8.89%) DNS
22 65 (8.38%) Skype
23 64 (8.25%) Public Sector
24 63 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
25 61 (7.86%) Firewall
26 56 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
26 56 (7.22%) Azure Active Directory
27 51 (6.57%) Skype for Business
28 50 (6.44%) Application Packaging
29 49 (6.31%) Android

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 73 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 51 (6.57%) Skype for Business
3 29 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.77%) IIS
7 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 155 (19.97%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.77%) assyst
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 314 (40.46%) Office 365
2 131 (16.88%) Azure
3 56 (7.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 37 (4.77%) IaaS
5 36 (4.64%) PaaS
6 29 (3.74%) SaaS
7 28 (3.61%) OneDrive
8 19 (2.45%) Azure Stack
9 17 (2.19%) AWS
10 15 (1.93%) Yammer
11 8 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.64%) Power Platform
13 4 (0.52%) GitHub
13 4 (0.52%) Serverless
14 3 (0.39%) Tricentis Tosca
15 2 (0.26%) Boomi
15 2 (0.26%) iTunes
16 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
16 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.89%) DNS
2 65 (8.38%) Skype
3 61 (7.86%) Firewall
4 47 (6.06%) DHCP
5 41 (5.28%) TCP/IP
5 41 (5.28%) VoIP
6 40 (5.15%) Internet
7 32 (4.12%) WAN
8 31 (3.99%) SAN
9 27 (3.48%) LAN
10 26 (3.35%) VPN
11 21 (2.71%) VLAN
12 19 (2.45%) NAS
13 17 (2.19%) Wireless
14 15 (1.93%) NetScaler
14 15 (1.93%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
16 9 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (0.90%) Ethernet
17 7 (0.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (0.64%) Power BI
3 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.26%) MS Access
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (1.55%) MSI
3 11 (1.42%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.77%) AdminStudio
4 6 (0.77%) JIRA
4 6 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.64%) Hudson
6 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.13%) GCC
7 1 (0.13%) Selenium
7 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 72 (9.28%) Finance
2 64 (8.25%) Public Sector
3 33 (4.25%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.84%) Electronics
5 22 (2.84%) Marketing
6 21 (2.71%) Retail
7 5 (0.64%) Back Office
7 5 (0.64%) Legal
7 5 (0.64%) Local Government
8 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.52%) Banking
8 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.39%) Advertising
9 3 (0.39%) Law
9 3 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) Automotive
10 1 (0.13%) Games
10 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 133 (17.14%) Windows Engineer
2 122 (15.72%) Support Engineer
3 113 (14.56%) Analyst
4 94 (12.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 92 (11.86%) Desktop Support
6 73 (9.41%) Service Analyst
7 68 (8.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 61 (7.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 61 (7.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 56 (7.22%) Deployment Engineer
10 45 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
11 38 (4.90%) Architect
11 38 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 36 (4.64%) IT Support
13 35 (4.51%) Windows Deployment Engineer
14 31 (3.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 31 (3.99%) IT Analyst
15 29 (3.74%) Azure Engineer
15 29 (3.74%) Support Analyst
16 28 (3.61%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.93%) Web Services
2 6 (0.77%) X-Windows
3 5 (0.64%) .NET
3 5 (0.64%) Middleware
4 4 (0.52%) JSON
4 4 (0.52%) XMPP
5 3 (0.39%) COM
6 2 (0.26%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.13%) HTML
7 1 (0.13%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.15%) NHS
2 29 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (3.09%) Driving Licence
5 23 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.45%) Smartphone
7 14 (1.80%) Replication
8 13 (1.68%) Fat Client
8 13 (1.68%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.42%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.29%) iPhone
11 8 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.90%) BYOD
12 7 (0.90%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.77%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.52%) Clustering
14 4 (0.52%) iPad
14 4 (0.52%) PDA
15 3 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 771 (99.36%) Windows
2 260 (33.51%) Windows 7
3 121 (15.59%) Windows Server
4 63 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (6.31%) Android
6 40 (5.15%) Windows 8
7 36 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (4.38%) Apple iOS
9 29 (3.74%) Linux
10 20 (2.58%) Mac OS
11 18 (2.32%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.42%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.64%) Unix
15 4 (0.52%) CentOS
16 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (24.61%) Migration
2 106 (13.66%) ITIL
3 50 (6.44%) Application Packaging
4 48 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 44 (5.67%) ITSM
7 37 (4.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (4.64%) Incident Management
9 34 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (3.87%) Service Management
11 26 (3.35%) Non-Functional Testing
12 23 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (2.96%) Programme Management
13 22 (2.84%) Digital Marketing
13 22 (2.84%) Project Delivery
14 21 (2.71%) Mobile Device Management
14 21 (2.71%) Project Management
14 21 (2.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (2.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (9.92%) PowerShell
2 43 (5.54%) SQL
3 8 (1.03%) VBScript
4 6 (0.77%) VB
5 5 (0.64%) C#
6 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.26%) C++
8 2 (0.26%) Python
9 1 (0.13%) C
9 1 (0.13%) Korn
9 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 70 (9.02%) SC Cleared
3 56 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.74%) MCSE
5 27 (3.48%) Degree
6 21 (2.71%) MCP
7 16 (2.06%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.42%) DBS Check
9 10 (1.29%) CCA
9 10 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.29%) MCSA
10 9 (1.16%) CCNA
11 8 (1.03%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.64%) MCTS
13 4 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.39%) MCITP
14 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.67%) SLA
2 23 (2.96%) QA
3 4 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.52%) GDPR
4 2 (0.26%) COBIT
4 2 (0.26%) PMO
5 1 (0.13%) AQAP
5 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 336 (43.30%) Active Directory
2 74 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (3.48%) XenApp
6 25 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 12 (1.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 10 (1.29%) vSphere
10 9 (1.16%) DFS Replication
11 7 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.64%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.52%) Firmware
14 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.39%) LXC
15 3 (0.39%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 214 (27.58%) SCCM
2 87 (11.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (2.06%) AirWatch
4 9 (1.16%) SCOM
5 4 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.52%) ThinApp
6 3 (0.39%) Ansible
6 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.39%) WMI
6 3 (0.39%) WSUS
7 2 (0.26%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.26%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.26%) OfficeScan
7 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 286 (36.86%) Microsoft
2 96 (12.37%) VMware
3 94 (12.11%) Citrix
4 47 (6.06%) Apple
5 41 (5.28%) Cisco
6 32 (4.12%) Dell
6 32 (4.12%) HP
7 28 (3.61%) SAP
8 23 (2.96%) Ivanti
9 15 (1.93%) ServiceNow
10 13 (1.68%) Proofpoint
11 12 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.55%) Zscaler
12 10 (1.29%) McAfee
12 10 (1.29%) Oracle
13 9 (1.16%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.16%) Mitel
14 8 (1.03%) Avaya
14 8 (1.03%) EMC
14 8 (1.03%) NetApp