Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 41 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 +40 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 149 742 485
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 4.10% 5.37% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 24.15% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 440 272
Median daily rate £350 £200 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -29.20% +2.73%
10th Percentile £115 £119 £121
90th Percentile £520 £488 £550
England median daily rate £225 £211 £250
% change year-on-year +6.64% -15.60% -6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 94 81
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.04% +5.73% -13.04%
10th Percentile £10.89 £11.85 £11.17
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.01 £20.25
England median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.69% -3.03% -2.94%

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 745 3,072 3,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.50% 22.24% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 1,770 1,859
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £155 £146 £163
90th Percentile £573 £575 £575
England median daily rate £442 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +3.94% -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 244 305
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in the South East over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows 10 in the South East over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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
Hampshire +2 73 £425 +13.71% 14
Thames Valley -26 32 £400 +110.53% 15
Surrey +15 18 £213 +11.84% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 15 £400 +113.33% 3
Berkshire -14 15 £400 +100.00% 6
West Sussex -15 9 £125 -29.97% 7
East Sussex +19 8 £153 -25.64% 2
Kent +22 5 £324 +12.61% 2
Middlesex - 3 £263 -
Oxfordshire +2 2 £114 -38.12% 6
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (36.91%) Active Directory
3 54 (36.24%) Microsoft
4 46 (30.87%) Windows 7
5 45 (30.20%) Office 365
6 35 (23.49%) Security Cleared
7 34 (22.82%) SCCM
8 33 (22.15%) VMware
9 32 (21.48%) PowerShell
10 31 (20.81%) SC Cleared
10 31 (20.81%) Firewall
11 29 (19.46%) Windows Server
12 28 (18.79%) Migration
13 27 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (16.78%) VLAN
14 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Office
14 25 (16.78%) Windows Server 2016
15 24 (16.11%) Ansible
15 24 (16.11%) Linux
15 24 (16.11%) Configuration Management
16 23 (15.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (15.44%) vSphere
17 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
17 22 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (14.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 21 (14.09%) CentOS
18 21 (14.09%) Puppet
18 21 (14.09%) GitHub
18 21 (14.09%) JIRA
18 21 (14.09%) Reverse Proxy

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 12 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.37%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.01%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 45 (30.20%) Office 365
2 21 (14.09%) GitHub
3 20 (13.42%) Azure
4 11 (7.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (5.37%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.68%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.01%) Logic Apps
7 3 (2.01%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.67%) AWS
8 1 (0.67%) IaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.81%) Firewall
2 25 (16.78%) VLAN
3 21 (14.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 12 (8.05%) VPN
5 11 (7.38%) SNMP
6 8 (5.37%) WAN
7 7 (4.70%) DHCP
7 7 (4.70%) DNS
7 7 (4.70%) LAN
7 7 (4.70%) Skype
8 6 (4.03%) Wireless
9 5 (3.36%) Network Security
9 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.01%) VSAN
12 2 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.34%) Internet
12 2 (1.34%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.34%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.68%) Power BI
3 2 (1.34%) MySQL
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) dBASE
4 1 (0.67%) MS Access
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 21 (14.09%) GitLab
2 21 (14.09%) Jenkins
2 21 (14.09%) JIRA
3 1 (0.67%) MSI
3 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 18 (12.08%) Public Sector
2 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.70%) Finance
4 4 (2.68%) Retail
5 3 (2.01%) Electronics
5 3 (2.01%) Local Government
5 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.01%) Marketing
6 2 (1.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (12.75%) Support Engineer
2 18 (12.08%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (10.74%) Analyst
4 15 (10.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) Desktop Support
6 12 (8.05%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Architect
7 11 (7.38%) Deployment Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Deskside Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) IT Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.70%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) IT Support
11 6 (4.03%) Windows Support Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) IT Technician
12 5 (3.36%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.38%) Elastic Stack
1 11 (7.38%) gRPC
1 11 (7.38%) REST
1 11 (7.38%) RESTful
1 11 (7.38%) Swagger
2 2 (1.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.36%) NHS
2 5 (3.36%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.01%) CMDB
3 3 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.34%) iPad
4 2 (1.34%) iPhone
4 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) PACS
5 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (30.87%) Windows 7
3 29 (19.46%) Windows Server
4 25 (16.78%) Windows Server 2016
5 24 (16.11%) Linux
6 23 (15.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (14.09%) CentOS
8 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.03%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.68%) Android
10 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.79%) Migration
2 24 (16.11%) Configuration Management
3 22 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (14.09%) Continuous Deployment
4 21 (14.09%) DevOps
4 21 (14.09%) Infrastructure as Code
5 20 (13.42%) ITIL
6 16 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (8.72%) Systems Engineering
8 11 (7.38%) Microservices
9 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (6.71%) Project Delivery
10 9 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.03%) Project Management
12 6 (4.03%) Service Management
13 5 (3.36%) Incident Management
13 5 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (2.68%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.48%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.05%) Python
3 11 (7.38%) Bash Shell
3 11 (7.38%) C#
3 11 (7.38%) Go
4 5 (3.36%) SQL
5 3 (2.01%) C
6 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.67%) C++
7 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.67%) VB
7 1 (0.67%) VBA
7 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (23.49%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.81%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.03%) A+ Certification
3 6 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.68%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) MCP
6 2 (1.34%) CISSP
6 2 (1.34%) MCSA
7 1 (0.67%) Degree
7 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) GxP
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 55 (36.91%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (15.44%) vSphere
4 21 (14.09%) Docker
5 6 (4.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.67%) UAG
9 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 34 (22.82%) SCCM
2 24 (16.11%) Ansible
3 21 (14.09%) Kubernetes
3 21 (14.09%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (14.09%) Packer
3 21 (14.09%) Puppet
3 21 (14.09%) Terraform
4 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (7.38%) Grafana
5 11 (7.38%) Prometheus
5 11 (7.38%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.01%) Nessus
6 3 (2.01%) QRadar
7 2 (1.34%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.34%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.34%) SCOM
7 2 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (36.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.15%) VMware
3 21 (14.09%) Atlassian
4 11 (7.38%) Dell
4 11 (7.38%) EMC
4 11 (7.38%) Splunk
5 10 (6.71%) Citrix
6 6 (4.03%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.03%) Cisco
7 4 (2.68%) Meraki
7 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.68%) Remedy
7 4 (2.68%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.01%) Carbon Black
8 3 (2.01%) Ivanti
8 3 (2.01%) Progress
8 3 (2.01%) SAP
9 2 (1.34%) Avaya
9 2 (1.34%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.34%) Juniper