Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 53 80
Rank change year-on-year +15 +27 +55
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 344 578 500
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 4.99% 4.00% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.99% 18.78% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 354 288
Median daily rate £200 £323 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.98% +29.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £114 £130 £114
90th Percentile £438 £524 £515
England median daily rate £200 £275 £275
% change year-on-year -27.27% - -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 89 89
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +0.88% +5.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £23.95 £30.40 £25.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year - +4.04% -3.88%

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 1,434 3,077 3,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.78% 21.27% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 1,844 2,069
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £135 £163 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £425 £442 £440
% change year-on-year -3.90% +0.51% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 256 294
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -4.94% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.09 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.38 £51.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Thames Valley +13 137 £200 -33.33% 12
Hampshire +14 96 £235 -39.74% 6
Berkshire +26 60 £175 -49.28% 4
Surrey +36 57 £153 -44.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 50 £350 +64.98% 4
Oxfordshire +2 27 £200 -33.33% 4
Kent +17 20 £205 -39.26% 1
West Sussex +8 16 £220 -3.30% 1
East Sussex +22 15 £200 -20.00% 1
Middlesex +13 1 £375 -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 341 (99.13%) Windows
2 158 (45.93%) Active Directory
3 137 (39.83%) Office 365
4 123 (35.76%) Windows 7
5 105 (30.52%) Microsoft
6 69 (20.06%) Migration
7 61 (17.73%) Microsoft Office
7 61 (17.73%) SCCM
8 55 (15.99%) Windows Server
9 44 (12.79%) NHS
10 38 (11.05%) ITIL
10 38 (11.05%) VMware
11 34 (9.88%) Public Sector
12 30 (8.72%) VoIP
13 29 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (7.85%) Security Cleared
15 26 (7.56%) Citrix
15 26 (7.56%) Windows Server 2016
16 25 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (7.27%) Azure
17 24 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 23 (6.69%) SLA
19 21 (6.10%) Finance
20 20 (5.81%) Apple
20 20 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
21 19 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
21 19 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (5.52%) DNS
21 19 (5.52%) HP

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 18 (5.23%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.74%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.58%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (17.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) assyst
2 1 (0.29%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 137 (39.83%) Office 365
2 25 (7.27%) Azure
3 8 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.87%) GitHub
4 3 (0.87%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.87%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.58%) AWS
5 2 (0.58%) IaaS
5 2 (0.58%) PowerApps
5 2 (0.58%) Yammer
6 1 (0.29%) Asana
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) GCP
6 1 (0.29%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.72%) VoIP
2 19 (5.52%) DNS
3 18 (5.23%) Firewall
4 14 (4.07%) DHCP
5 12 (3.49%) Wireless
6 9 (2.62%) Skype
7 8 (2.33%) LAN
7 8 (2.33%) VLAN
7 8 (2.33%) WAN
8 7 (2.03%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.45%) SAN
9 5 (1.45%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.16%) SNMP
11 3 (0.87%) PBX
11 3 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.87%) VPN
12 2 (0.58%) IKE
12 2 (0.58%) Intranet
12 2 (0.58%) IPsec
12 2 (0.58%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.29%) MS Access
2 1 (0.29%) MySQL
2 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (0.87%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.87%) GitLab
1 3 (0.87%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.87%) JIRA
2 2 (0.58%) Hudson
3 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.29%) MSI
3 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (9.88%) Public Sector
2 21 (6.10%) Finance
3 9 (2.62%) Retail
4 7 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.45%) Electronics
6 5 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.45%) Marketing
7 4 (1.16%) Advertising
7 4 (1.16%) Back Office
7 4 (1.16%) Legal
7 4 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.87%) German Language
8 3 (0.87%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.87%) Local Government
8 3 (0.87%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Automotive
9 2 (0.58%) Law
9 2 (0.58%) Police
10 1 (0.29%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (24.13%) Support Engineer
2 72 (20.93%) Desktop Support
3 71 (20.64%) Windows Engineer
4 63 (18.31%) Analyst
5 52 (15.12%) Desktop Engineer
6 48 (13.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 44 (12.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 42 (12.21%) IT Engineer
9 40 (11.63%) IT Support
10 37 (10.76%) Deployment Engineer
11 28 (8.14%) IT Support Engineer
11 28 (8.14%) Service Analyst
11 28 (8.14%) Service Desk Analyst
12 26 (7.56%) Support Analyst
13 25 (7.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 25 (7.27%) Windows Deployment Engineer
14 22 (6.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 21 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 19 (5.52%) 1st Line Support
17 18 (5.23%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.03%) VCL
2 3 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (0.87%) gRPC
2 3 (0.87%) REST
2 3 (0.87%) RESTful
2 3 (0.87%) Swagger
3 2 (0.58%) LDAP
3 2 (0.58%) Middleware
3 2 (0.58%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.29%) .NET
4 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.29%) ADSI
4 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.29%) Node.js
4 1 (0.29%) React
4 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.79%) NHS
2 19 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.94%) Driving Licence
4 16 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.91%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.16%) iPhone
7 4 (1.16%) PKI
8 3 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.87%) CMDB
8 3 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.87%) User Experience
8 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.58%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.58%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.29%) BYOD
10 1 (0.29%) EPoS
10 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 341 (99.13%) Windows
2 123 (35.76%) Windows 7
3 55 (15.99%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.56%) Windows Server 2016
5 20 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.65%) Linux
8 14 (4.07%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.49%) Mac OS
10 10 (2.91%) Windows XP
11 9 (2.62%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.74%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.16%) Android
14 4 (1.16%) CentOS
15 3 (0.87%) Unix
15 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
16 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.06%) Migration
2 38 (11.05%) ITIL
3 29 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 18 (5.23%) ITSM
6 14 (4.07%) Service Delivery
6 14 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (3.78%) Application Packaging
8 12 (3.49%) Project Delivery
8 12 (3.49%) Service Management
9 10 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (2.62%) Configuration Management
10 9 (2.62%) Project Management
11 8 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (2.33%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.33%) Preventative Maintenance
12 7 (2.03%) Data Migration
12 7 (2.03%) Iteration Planning
12 7 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (2.03%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.94%) PowerShell
2 11 (3.20%) C#
3 7 (2.03%) Delphi
4 5 (1.45%) SQL
5 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.87%) Go
6 3 (0.87%) Python
6 3 (0.87%) VBScript
7 1 (0.29%) C
7 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.85%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.23%) Degree
4 15 (4.36%) MCSE
5 12 (3.49%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.33%) CCNA
6 8 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.74%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.45%) MCITP
9 4 (1.16%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.16%) MCSA
10 3 (0.87%) ACSP
10 3 (0.87%) MCTS
11 2 (0.58%) CCNP
11 2 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.58%) MCDST
11 2 (0.58%) MCP
11 2 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.69%) SLA
2 4 (1.16%) PMO
3 3 (0.87%) GPG13
4 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 158 (45.93%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (2.33%) vSphere
4 7 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.16%) Docker
7 3 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.87%) XenApp
8 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.29%) Firmware
9 1 (0.29%) RHEV
9 1 (0.29%) UAG
9 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 61 (17.73%) SCCM
2 12 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.74%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.74%) WSUS
4 5 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (1.16%) Puppet
6 3 (0.87%) Ansible
6 3 (0.87%) Grafana
6 3 (0.87%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.87%) Packer
6 3 (0.87%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.87%) SCOM
6 3 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.87%) Terraform
6 3 (0.87%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.29%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 105 (30.52%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.05%) VMware
3 26 (7.56%) Citrix
4 20 (5.81%) Apple
5 19 (5.52%) HP
6 17 (4.94%) Cisco
6 17 (4.94%) Dell
7 10 (2.91%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.03%) Borland
8 7 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.74%) Avaya
9 6 (1.74%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.74%) Splunk
10 5 (1.45%) NetApp
10 5 (1.45%) SAP
10 5 (1.45%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.16%) Ivanti
12 3 (0.87%) Adobe
12 3 (0.87%) Blue Coat
12 3 (0.87%) Google