Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 77 139
Rank change year-on-year +32 +62 +103
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 694 523 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.70% 3.11% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.97% 14.26% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 286 163
South East median daily rate £275 £263 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -13.93% -5.43%
10th Percentile £120 £114 £125
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
England median daily rate £225 £265 £300
% change year-on-year -15.09% -11.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 95 37
South East median hourly rate £16.62 £15.86 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -3.88% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.60 £27.00 £21.25
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +13.99%

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 3,159 3,667 3,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.40% 21.81% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,857 1,983 1,946
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £156 £168 £186
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 322 269
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +15.15% -8.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +41 311 £275 +15.18% 49
Hampshire +9 188 £375 -4.76% 44
Berkshire +57 169 £350 +12.90% 22
Surrey +39 88 £225 -16.28% 37
Buckinghamshire +36 74 £200 +3.90% 14
Oxfordshire +14 68 £275 +2.80% 13
West Sussex +45 55 £179 -32.00% 17
Kent -4 27 £320 +77.78% 13
East Sussex 0 19 £160 -50.77% 6
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 689 (99.28%) Windows
2 310 (44.67%) Active Directory
3 284 (40.92%) Microsoft
4 278 (40.06%) Office 365
5 225 (32.42%) SCCM
6 214 (30.84%) Windows 7
7 160 (23.05%) Migration
8 153 (22.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 119 (17.15%) Windows Server
10 117 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
11 105 (15.13%) Security Cleared
12 94 (13.54%) VMware
13 90 (12.97%) Citrix
14 88 (12.68%) ITIL
15 79 (11.38%) SharePoint
16 77 (11.10%) SC Cleared
17 76 (10.95%) Microsoft Intune
18 75 (10.81%) Skype
19 73 (10.52%) PowerShell
20 67 (9.65%) Finance
21 65 (9.37%) Azure Active Directory
22 64 (9.22%) Firewall
22 64 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
23 63 (9.08%) Skype for Business
24 57 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
24 57 (8.21%) DNS
25 53 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
26 51 (7.35%) Cisco
27 48 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
28 47 (6.77%) SQL Server

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 79 (11.38%) SharePoint
2 63 (9.08%) Skype for Business
3 34 (4.90%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.15%) IIS
7 5 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 117 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) assyst
2 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 278 (40.06%) Office 365
2 153 (22.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (9.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 32 (4.61%) IaaS
5 30 (4.32%) PaaS
6 22 (3.17%) SaaS
7 20 (2.88%) OneDrive
8 15 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (2.16%) Yammer
9 14 (2.02%) Azure Stack
10 7 (1.01%) Power Platform
11 6 (0.86%) GitHub
12 3 (0.43%) Boomi
12 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.43%) Serverless
12 3 (0.43%) Tricentis Tosca
13 2 (0.29%) G Suite
13 2 (0.29%) iTunes
13 2 (0.29%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 75 (10.81%) Skype
2 64 (9.22%) Firewall
3 57 (8.21%) DNS
4 45 (6.48%) VoIP
5 35 (5.04%) DHCP
6 31 (4.47%) TCP/IP
7 30 (4.32%) Internet
8 27 (3.89%) WAN
9 25 (3.60%) SAN
10 24 (3.46%) LAN
11 23 (3.31%) VLAN
12 21 (3.03%) NetScaler
13 16 (2.31%) VPN
14 13 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (1.73%) IP Telephony
16 8 (1.15%) Intranet
16 8 (1.15%) NAS
16 8 (1.15%) PBX
16 8 (1.15%) Wireless
17 7 (1.01%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (0.72%) Power BI
5 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2017
6 3 (0.43%) MS Access
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (1.73%) MSI
2 11 (1.59%) InstallShield
3 8 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (0.86%) AdminStudio
4 6 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.29%) JIRA
8 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.14%) Hudson
8 1 (0.14%) QARun
8 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.14%) WinRunner
General
1 67 (9.65%) Finance
2 34 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 19 (2.74%) Electronics
4 19 (2.74%) Marketing
4 19 (2.74%) Retail
5 10 (1.44%) Legal
6 8 (1.15%) Publishing
7 7 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.43%) Local Government
8 3 (0.43%) Military
9 2 (0.29%) Law
9 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.14%) Back Office
10 1 (0.14%) Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 128 (18.44%) Support Engineer
2 96 (13.83%) Windows Engineer
3 84 (12.10%) Analyst
4 79 (11.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 78 (11.24%) Desktop Support
6 52 (7.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 43 (6.20%) Service Analyst
8 42 (6.05%) Architect
9 39 (5.62%) IT Support
10 38 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
11 35 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
12 30 (4.32%) Applications Packager
12 30 (4.32%) IT Engineer
13 29 (4.18%) 1st Line Support
13 29 (4.18%) Consultant
14 28 (4.03%) Deployment Engineer
15 25 (3.60%) Azure Engineer
16 24 (3.46%) Project Manager
17 22 (3.17%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.31%) .NET
2 8 (1.15%) Web Services
3 4 (0.58%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.43%) COM
4 3 (0.43%) Java RMI
4 3 (0.43%) Middleware
5 2 (0.29%) JSON
5 2 (0.29%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.14%) HTML
6 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.32%) NHS
2 25 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.16%) Fat Client
5 15 (2.16%) Thin Client
6 13 (1.87%) Driving Licence
6 13 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.73%) Handset
8 9 (1.30%) iPhone
9 8 (1.15%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.86%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.72%) BYOD
11 5 (0.72%) Replication
12 4 (0.58%) Clustering
12 4 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.58%) iPad
12 4 (0.58%) PKI
13 3 (0.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 689 (99.28%) Windows
2 214 (30.84%) Windows 7
3 119 (17.15%) Windows Server
4 57 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (4.90%) Apple iOS
7 33 (4.76%) Android
8 31 (4.47%) Windows 8
9 27 (3.89%) Mac OS
10 26 (3.75%) Linux
11 23 (3.31%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.15%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.01%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.43%) CentOS
15 3 (0.43%) Fedora
15 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.43%) Solaris
15 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (23.05%) Migration
2 88 (12.68%) ITIL
3 53 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (6.34%) Application Packaging
4 44 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 35 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (4.18%) ITSM
8 28 (4.03%) Incident Management
9 26 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (3.31%) Time Management
11 22 (3.17%) Project Management
12 21 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (3.03%) DevOps
12 21 (3.03%) Test Automation
13 20 (2.88%) Business Analysis
13 20 (2.88%) Programme Management
14 19 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
15 18 (2.59%) Service Delivery
15 18 (2.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (10.52%) PowerShell
2 42 (6.05%) SQL
3 13 (1.87%) Bash Shell
4 12 (1.73%) Python
5 11 (1.59%) VBScript
6 3 (0.43%) C#
6 3 (0.43%) Java
6 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.43%) VB
7 2 (0.29%) XAML
8 1 (0.14%) C++
8 1 (0.14%) Korn
8 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 77 (11.10%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.59%) Degree
4 18 (2.59%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.45%) MCSE
6 12 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.59%) CCA
7 11 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.44%) DBS Check
8 10 (1.44%) MCP
8 10 (1.44%) MCSA
9 9 (1.30%) CCNA
10 8 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.58%) ISEB
12 3 (0.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.62%) SLA
2 23 (3.31%) QA
3 4 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.14%) AQAP
5 1 (0.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 310 (44.67%) Active Directory
2 64 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 36 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (4.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 26 (3.75%) XenDesktop
7 21 (3.03%) XenApp
8 16 (2.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 12 (1.73%) vSphere
10 8 (1.15%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.72%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.72%) Xen
13 4 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.14%) LXC
16 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 225 (32.42%) SCCM
2 76 (10.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (2.31%) SCOM
4 15 (2.16%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (0.43%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.43%) Ansible
5 3 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.43%) ThinApp
5 3 (0.43%) WSUS
5 3 (0.43%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.29%) OfficeScan
6 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.14%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.14%) Netcool
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 284 (40.92%) Microsoft
2 94 (13.54%) VMware
3 90 (12.97%) Citrix
4 51 (7.35%) Cisco
5 41 (5.91%) Apple
6 26 (3.75%) SAP
7 22 (3.17%) Dell
8 19 (2.74%) HP
8 19 (2.74%) Oracle
9 15 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.02%) CheckPoint
10 14 (2.02%) NetApp
11 13 (1.87%) Proofpoint
12 12 (1.73%) Mitel
13 11 (1.59%) Zscaler
14 10 (1.44%) Blue Coat
15 9 (1.30%) Ivanti
15 9 (1.30%) ServiceNow
16 7 (1.01%) Juniper
17 6 (0.86%) Avaya