Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 66 87
Rank change year-on-year +33 +21 +87
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 641 583 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.97% 3.64% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.21% 16.50% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 337 274
South East median daily rate £175 £275 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +18.28% -32.61%
10th Percentile £113 £125 £119
90th Percentile £475 £510 £487
England median daily rate £190 £250 £275
% change year-on-year -24.00% -9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 99 61
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.29% -20.00% +18.64%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £20.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -2.27%

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 2,356 3,534 3,789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.92% 22.08% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 2,016 2,112
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £131 £156 £143
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £415 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 297 281
South East median hourly rate £17.08 £16.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.09% -8.00% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £50.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.30
% change year-on-year +1.45% -0.29% +4.85%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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 +24 259 £175 -33.33% 66
Hampshire +20 176 £365 -2.67% 31
Berkshire +49 120 £153 -57.93% 30
Buckinghamshire +15 90 £190 -5.00% 21
Surrey +42 86 £160 -36.26% 45
West Sussex +42 53 £145 -37.30% 18
Oxfordshire +11 49 £180 -52.79% 15
Kent +19 32 £134 -44.27% 12
East Sussex +26 29 £163 -45.83% 17
Isle of Wight - 3 £135 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 634 (98.91%) Windows
2 306 (47.74%) Active Directory
3 256 (39.94%) Office 365
4 233 (36.35%) Windows 7
5 225 (35.10%) Microsoft
6 155 (24.18%) SCCM
7 139 (21.68%) Migration
8 133 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
9 96 (14.98%) Windows Server
10 89 (13.88%) ITIL
11 71 (11.08%) Security Cleared
12 67 (10.45%) VMware
13 64 (9.98%) Citrix
14 60 (9.36%) NHS
15 59 (9.20%) Azure
16 55 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
17 54 (8.42%) PowerShell
18 52 (8.11%) DNS
18 52 (8.11%) Public Sector
19 51 (7.96%) VoIP
20 50 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
20 50 (7.80%) Microsoft Intune
21 48 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
21 48 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 41 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
22 41 (6.40%) Finance
22 41 (6.40%) Firewall
22 41 (6.40%) ITSM
23 39 (6.08%) SLA
23 39 (6.08%) SC Cleared

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 33 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.37%) Skype for Business
3 27 (4.21%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.62%) IIS
6 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Apache
8 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 133 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) assyst
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 256 (39.94%) Office 365
2 59 (9.20%) Azure
3 26 (4.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (2.34%) IaaS
4 15 (2.34%) OneDrive
5 12 (1.87%) Azure Stack
5 12 (1.87%) PaaS
5 12 (1.87%) SaaS
6 8 (1.25%) AWS
6 8 (1.25%) Yammer
7 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.31%) GitHub
8 2 (0.31%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.16%) Asana
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.16%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 52 (8.11%) DNS
2 51 (7.96%) VoIP
3 41 (6.40%) Firewall
4 38 (5.93%) DHCP
5 35 (5.46%) Skype
6 29 (4.52%) WAN
7 25 (3.90%) LAN
7 25 (3.90%) Wireless
8 23 (3.59%) Internet
9 22 (3.43%) TCP/IP
10 21 (3.28%) SAN
11 19 (2.96%) VLAN
11 19 (2.96%) VPN
12 15 (2.34%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (2.18%) NAS
14 10 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (1.25%) IKE
15 8 (1.25%) Multicast
15 8 (1.25%) Spanning Tree
15 8 (1.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (0.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.31%) MS Access
4 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.16%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.16%) MySQL
5 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.16%) Power BI
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (1.25%) JIRA
3 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.47%) Hudson
4 3 (0.47%) MSI
4 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.31%) GitLab
5 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) GCC
6 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.16%) Selenium
6 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 52 (8.11%) Public Sector
2 41 (6.40%) Finance
3 20 (3.12%) Retail
4 19 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.03%) Electronics
6 13 (2.03%) Marketing
7 9 (1.40%) Local Government
8 6 (0.94%) Advertising
8 6 (0.94%) Back Office
8 6 (0.94%) Legal
9 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.47%) Automotive
10 3 (0.47%) Banking
10 3 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Police
11 1 (0.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 131 (20.44%) Windows Engineer
2 117 (18.25%) Support Engineer
3 114 (17.78%) Analyst
4 94 (14.66%) Desktop Support
5 78 (12.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 77 (12.01%) 2nd Line Support
7 71 (11.08%) Service Analyst
8 70 (10.92%) Service Desk Analyst
9 62 (9.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 61 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
11 55 (8.58%) IT Support
12 45 (7.02%) IT Engineer
13 42 (6.55%) Windows Deployment Engineer
14 40 (6.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 40 (6.24%) IT Analyst
15 38 (5.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 35 (5.46%) 1st Line Support
16 35 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 35 (5.46%) Support Analyst
17 34 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.40%) Web Services
2 4 (0.62%) Middleware
2 4 (0.62%) XMPP
3 3 (0.47%) .NET
3 3 (0.47%) VCL
4 2 (0.31%) COM
4 2 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.31%) gRPC
4 2 (0.31%) JSON
4 2 (0.31%) REST
4 2 (0.31%) RESTful
4 2 (0.31%) Swagger
4 2 (0.31%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.16%) MFC
5 1 (0.16%) Node.js
5 1 (0.16%) React
5 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.36%) NHS
2 33 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.52%) Driving Licence
4 28 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.65%) Smartphone
7 16 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.72%) iPhone
9 9 (1.40%) PKI
10 8 (1.25%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.25%) Replication
10 8 (1.25%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.09%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.94%) BYOD
13 4 (0.62%) PDA
14 3 (0.47%) Clustering
14 3 (0.47%) User Experience
15 2 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 634 (98.91%) Windows
2 233 (36.35%) Windows 7
3 96 (14.98%) Windows Server
4 50 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (4.99%) Android
5 32 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (4.52%) Windows 8
7 27 (4.21%) Linux
8 26 (4.06%) Mac OS
9 25 (3.90%) Apple iOS
10 17 (2.65%) Windows XP
11 13 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.40%) Windows Vista
13 8 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.62%) CentOS
14 4 (0.62%) Unix
15 2 (0.31%) AIX
15 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (21.68%) Migration
2 89 (13.88%) ITIL
3 48 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 41 (6.40%) ITSM
4 41 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (5.30%) Application Packaging
6 33 (5.15%) Incident Management
6 33 (5.15%) Service Management
7 28 (4.37%) Project Delivery
8 24 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (2.50%) Analytics
12 15 (2.34%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (2.34%) Patch Management
12 15 (2.34%) Service Delivery
13 14 (2.18%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (2.18%) Preventative Maintenance
14 13 (2.03%) Programme Management
14 13 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (8.42%) PowerShell
2 29 (4.52%) SQL
3 8 (1.25%) C#
3 8 (1.25%) VBScript
4 6 (0.94%) VB
5 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.47%) Delphi
6 2 (0.31%) C
6 2 (0.31%) Go
6 2 (0.31%) Python
7 1 (0.16%) C++
7 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (11.08%) Security Cleared
2 55 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (6.08%) SC Cleared
4 33 (5.15%) MCSE
5 32 (4.99%) Degree
6 13 (2.03%) MCP
7 9 (1.40%) MCSA
8 8 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.25%) DBS Check
9 7 (1.09%) CCNA
9 7 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (0.94%) CCA
10 6 (0.94%) MCITP
11 5 (0.78%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.78%) MCTS
12 4 (0.62%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.47%) ACSP
13 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.47%) MOS
14 2 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.08%) SLA
2 5 (0.78%) QA
3 4 (0.62%) GDPR
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.47%) PMO
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) NIST
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 306 (47.74%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.12%) XenApp
4 17 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.50%) vSphere
6 14 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.94%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.94%) DFS Replication
10 4 (0.62%) Docker
10 4 (0.62%) Firmware
11 3 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.31%) LXC
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.16%) RHEV
13 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 155 (24.18%) SCCM
2 50 (7.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (3.12%) AirWatch
4 7 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.78%) SCOM
7 4 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.62%) WSUS
8 3 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.47%) Puppet
8 3 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.47%) WMI
9 2 (0.31%) Ansible
9 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.31%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.31%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 225 (35.10%) Microsoft
2 67 (10.45%) VMware
3 64 (9.98%) Citrix
4 34 (5.30%) Cisco
5 33 (5.15%) HP
6 32 (4.99%) Apple
7 23 (3.59%) Dell
8 17 (2.65%) ServiceNow
9 16 (2.50%) SAP
10 15 (2.34%) Ivanti
11 11 (1.72%) McAfee
12 10 (1.56%) Juniper
12 10 (1.56%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.25%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.25%) MobileIron
14 7 (1.09%) EMC
14 7 (1.09%) SolarWinds
15 6 (0.94%) Oracle
15 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.94%) Twitter