Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 134 232
Rank change year-on-year +61 +98 +147
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 522 285 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.14% 1.79% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.33% 8.08% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 163 117
South East median daily rate £266 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% -3.13% -17.42%
10th Percentile £114 £125 £140
90th Percentile £538 £538 £588
England median daily rate £265 £300 £325
% change year-on-year -11.67% -7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 37 8
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.88% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.68
90th Percentile £27.94 £21.25 £53.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.45
% change year-on-year -3.03% +14.19% -71.10%

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 3,642 3,528 4,435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.90% 22.14% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,965 1,942 2,684
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £168 £185 £213
90th Percentile £551 £538 £525
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.07% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 269 278
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -6.85% +7.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £47.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.35% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +27 201 £239 -43.15% 34
Hampshire +45 175 £400 +63.27% 16
Berkshire -5 78 £310 -4.62% 18
Oxfordshire +43 76 £268 -33.95% 5
Surrey +4 75 £269 -2.27% 14
Buckinghamshire +8 47 £193 -60.51% 11
Kent +33 29 £180 -10.00% 3
West Sussex +7 26 £263 +50.00% 6
East Sussex - 10 £325 - 3
Middlesex +2 1 £140 -63.28% 2
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 520 (99.62%) Windows
2 263 (50.38%) Active Directory
3 209 (40.04%) Microsoft
4 192 (36.78%) Office 365
5 184 (35.25%) Windows 7
6 152 (29.12%) SCCM
7 129 (24.71%) Microsoft Office
8 126 (24.14%) Windows Server
9 122 (23.37%) Migration
10 90 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 77 (14.75%) VMware
12 76 (14.56%) Citrix
13 72 (13.79%) Microsoft Intune
14 66 (12.64%) PowerShell
15 61 (11.69%) Security Cleared
16 59 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 54 (10.34%) ITIL
18 53 (10.15%) DNS
18 53 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 52 (9.96%) SC Cleared
19 52 (9.96%) Microsoft App-V
20 45 (8.62%) Skype
21 43 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
22 42 (8.05%) Windows XP
23 39 (7.47%) Apple iOS
23 39 (7.47%) Mobile Device Management
24 38 (7.28%) DHCP
25 37 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
26 36 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 36 (6.90%) Linux

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 (6.13%) Skype for Business
2 25 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.60%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.38%) Apache
8 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.38%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) Totara
Applications
1 129 (24.71%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.57%) NUKE
6 3 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.38%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 192 (36.78%) Office 365
2 90 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 27 (5.17%) SaaS
5 25 (4.79%) IaaS
5 25 (4.79%) PaaS
6 10 (1.92%) OneDrive
7 9 (1.72%) Boomi
8 3 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 53 (10.15%) DNS
2 45 (8.62%) Skype
3 38 (7.28%) DHCP
4 23 (4.41%) Firewall
4 23 (4.41%) LAN
5 21 (4.02%) WAN
6 19 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
7 17 (3.26%) NetScaler
8 14 (2.68%) SAN
8 14 (2.68%) VPN
9 9 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.53%) SMS
11 6 (1.15%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.15%) VoIP
11 6 (1.15%) Wireless
12 5 (0.96%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.77%) Network Security
13 4 (0.77%) PBX
14 3 (0.57%) Internet
14 3 (0.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.96%) CouchDB
3 5 (0.96%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.57%) MySQL
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) DB2
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Subversion
2 7 (1.34%) MSI
3 5 (0.96%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.57%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.57%) Android Studio
4 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.19%) JIRA
6 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (4.60%) Finance
2 8 (1.53%) Games
3 7 (1.34%) Publishing
4 6 (1.15%) Retail
5 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.38%) Automotive
7 2 (0.38%) Legal
7 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Banking
8 1 (0.19%) French Language
8 1 (0.19%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Military
8 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 100 (19.16%) Desktop Support
2 79 (15.13%) Support Engineer
3 77 (14.75%) Analyst
4 63 (12.07%) Desktop Engineer
5 59 (11.30%) Windows Engineer
6 58 (11.11%) Architect
7 45 (8.62%) IT Support
8 44 (8.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 34 (6.51%) Project Manager
10 32 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (4.98%) IT Analyst
12 25 (4.79%) Deployment Engineer
12 25 (4.79%) Support Analyst
13 24 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 24 (4.60%) Consultant
14 22 (4.21%) Service Analyst
15 21 (4.02%) Infrastructure Architect
16 20 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
17 18 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
18 17 (3.26%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.02%) Web Services
2 14 (2.68%) .NET
3 12 (2.30%) Middleware
4 10 (1.92%) HTML
5 8 (1.53%) Software Packaging
6 5 (0.96%) AngularJS
6 5 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (0.96%) CSS
6 5 (0.96%) Ember.js
6 5 (0.96%) HTML5
6 5 (0.96%) Node.js
6 5 (0.96%) React
6 5 (0.96%) RESTful
6 5 (0.96%) Sass
7 2 (0.38%) Qt
8 1 (0.19%) LDAP
8 1 (0.19%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (2.30%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (1.72%) BYOD
5 9 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 9 (1.72%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.34%) User Experience
7 6 (1.15%) iPhone
7 6 (1.15%) PKI
7 6 (1.15%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.96%) CMDB
8 5 (0.96%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.77%) iPad
9 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.57%) Clustering
10 3 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 520 (99.62%) Windows
2 184 (35.25%) Windows 7
3 126 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 59 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (8.05%) Windows XP
7 39 (7.47%) Apple iOS
8 36 (6.90%) Linux
9 31 (5.94%) Windows 8
10 24 (4.60%) Android
11 22 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (4.02%) Mac OS
13 13 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (2.30%) Unix
15 11 (2.11%) AIX
16 7 (1.34%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.96%) CentOS
18 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (23.37%) Migration
2 54 (10.34%) ITIL
3 39 (7.47%) Mobile Device Management
4 36 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 30 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (5.56%) Application Packaging
7 27 (5.17%) Change Management
8 22 (4.21%) Break/Fix
8 22 (4.21%) PRINCE2
8 22 (4.21%) Time Management
9 20 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (3.26%) Service Management
11 16 (3.07%) Data Protection
11 16 (3.07%) Problem Management
11 16 (3.07%) Runbook
12 14 (2.68%) TOGAF
13 13 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (2.49%) Network Design
13 13 (2.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (2.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 66 (12.64%) PowerShell
2 31 (5.94%) SQL
3 11 (2.11%) C#
4 10 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.92%) VB
5 7 (1.34%) C++
5 7 (1.34%) VBScript
6 5 (0.96%) ES6
6 5 (0.96%) TypeScript
7 3 (0.57%) MATLAB
7 3 (0.57%) VB6
7 3 (0.57%) VC++
8 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.19%) Python
8 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 52 (9.96%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.79%) MCSE
5 13 (2.49%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.72%) Degree
8 7 (1.34%) A+ Certification
8 7 (1.34%) MCP
9 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.96%) MCDST
10 5 (0.96%) MCSA
11 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.57%) MCITP
12 3 (0.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.38%) MCSD
14 1 (0.19%) CCNA
14 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.45%) GDPR
2 16 (3.07%) SLA
3 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.38%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.19%) GPG13
5 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.19%) NIST 800
System Software
1 263 (50.38%) Active Directory
2 53 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (9.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 36 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 27 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 26 (4.98%) XenApp
7 20 (3.83%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (2.11%) BitLocker
9 11 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.34%) vSphere
11 6 (1.15%) Docker
11 6 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.15%) XenServer
12 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.38%) Samba
13 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.38%) Xen
14 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 152 (29.12%) SCCM
2 72 (13.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (2.30%) Data Guard
5 11 (2.11%) WSUS
6 8 (1.53%) SCOM
7 7 (1.34%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.96%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.77%) MaaS360
9 4 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.57%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.57%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.19%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 209 (40.04%) Microsoft
2 77 (14.75%) VMware
3 76 (14.56%) Citrix
4 32 (6.13%) Apple
5 26 (4.98%) Oracle
6 23 (4.41%) HP
7 19 (3.64%) Dell
8 16 (3.07%) Cisco
9 15 (2.87%) Ivanti
10 13 (2.49%) ServiceNow
11 12 (2.30%) IBM
11 12 (2.30%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.11%) 3PAR
13 10 (1.92%) SAP
14 9 (1.72%) ForgeRock
14 9 (1.72%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.72%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.72%) Wyse
15 8 (1.53%) McAfee
15 8 (1.53%) Okta