Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 129 270
Rank change year-on-year +51 +141 +110
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 496 265 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.95% 1.73% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.12% 7.91% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 154 69
South East median daily rate £250 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -12.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £114 £122 £187
90th Percentile £515 £538 £925
England median daily rate £278 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -17.78% +3.85% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 25 12
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £14.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -7.81% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.87 £13.25
90th Percentile £25.75 £20.45 £22.18
England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.88% +10.34% -

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 3,780 3,352 4,442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.45% 21.88% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,083 1,901 2,632
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £160 £200 £200
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 251 334
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% +17.72%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.78 £46.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.91
% change year-on-year +4.48% -0.92% +3.02%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +26 222 £250 -47.37% 39
Hampshire +62 139 £240 -2.04% 11
Berkshire +26 80 £388 +55.00% 21
Surrey 0 78 £225 +36.36% 14
Oxfordshire +45 77 £260 -45.26% 7
Buckinghamshire -17 65 £200 -60.00% 11
Kent +27 24 £190 +31.03% 6
West Sussex +13 21 £475 +93.88% 4
East Sussex +11 12 £391 -7.94%
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 494 (99.60%) Windows
2 228 (45.97%) Active Directory
3 183 (36.90%) Windows 7
4 180 (36.29%) Office 365
5 179 (36.09%) Microsoft
6 135 (27.22%) SCCM
7 131 (26.41%) Microsoft Office
8 121 (24.40%) Migration
9 106 (21.37%) Windows Server
10 64 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 63 (12.70%) Security Cleared
12 59 (11.90%) SC Cleared
13 56 (11.29%) ITIL
14 53 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 51 (10.28%) PowerShell
16 49 (9.88%) Citrix
17 48 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
18 45 (9.07%) Apple iOS
18 45 (9.07%) Skype
19 44 (8.87%) DNS
20 41 (8.27%) Microsoft App-V
20 41 (8.27%) VMware
20 41 (8.27%) Mobile Device Management
21 40 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
22 38 (7.66%) Apple
22 38 (7.66%) Windows XP
23 37 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
24 36 (7.26%) Windows 8
25 35 (7.06%) Skype for Business
26 32 (6.45%) DHCP

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 35 (7.06%) Skype for Business
2 27 (5.44%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.63%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.40%) Apache
7 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.20%) IIS
8 1 (0.20%) Totara
Applications
1 131 (26.41%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.60%) NUKE
5 3 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.20%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 180 (36.29%) Office 365
2 64 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (3.23%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.81%) G Suite
6 4 (0.81%) IaaS
6 4 (0.81%) SaaS
7 3 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.07%) Skype
2 44 (8.87%) DNS
3 32 (6.45%) DHCP
4 19 (3.83%) Remote Desktop
5 17 (3.43%) LAN
6 16 (3.23%) VPN
7 15 (3.02%) Firewall
7 15 (3.02%) WAN
8 8 (1.61%) Internet
8 8 (1.61%) IP Telephony
9 7 (1.41%) SMS
10 5 (1.01%) Wireless
11 4 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.81%) Network Security
11 4 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.81%) WLAN
12 3 (0.60%) 4G
12 3 (0.60%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (1.61%) CouchDB
3 8 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.20%) DB2
4 1 (0.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Subversion
2 6 (1.21%) MSI
3 4 (0.81%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.60%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.60%) Android Studio
4 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.40%) JIRA
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (6.25%) Finance
2 7 (1.41%) Publishing
2 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.21%) Legal
4 5 (1.01%) Retail
5 3 (0.60%) Games
5 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.40%) Marketing
6 2 (0.40%) Military
7 1 (0.20%) Advertising
7 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.20%) Automotive
7 1 (0.20%) Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Local Government
7 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 119 (23.99%) Desktop Support
2 97 (19.56%) Support Engineer
3 76 (15.32%) Analyst
4 71 (14.31%) Desktop Engineer
5 63 (12.70%) Windows Engineer
6 49 (9.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 43 (8.67%) Architect
8 38 (7.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 32 (6.45%) IT Support
10 30 (6.05%) Support Analyst
11 25 (5.04%) Deployment Engineer
12 24 (4.84%) Project Manager
13 22 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (4.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 20 (4.03%) IT Analyst
16 19 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 19 (3.83%) Office 365 Engineer
16 19 (3.83%) Windows Support Engineer
17 18 (3.63%) Consultant
17 18 (3.63%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.83%) Web Services
2 17 (3.43%) .NET
3 14 (2.82%) HTML
4 9 (1.81%) AngularJS
4 9 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (1.81%) CSS
4 9 (1.81%) Ember.js
4 9 (1.81%) HTML5
4 9 (1.81%) React
4 9 (1.81%) Sass
5 8 (1.61%) Node.js
5 8 (1.61%) RESTful
6 6 (1.21%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.40%) Qt
8 1 (0.20%) Aurelia
8 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.43%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 14 (2.82%) Smartphone
3 14 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (2.22%) BYOD
4 11 (2.22%) Virtual Team
5 8 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.41%) iPad
6 7 (1.41%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.41%) User Experience
7 6 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.21%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.01%) iPhone
9 4 (0.81%) PKI
10 3 (0.60%) Clustering
10 3 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 494 (99.60%) Windows
2 183 (36.90%) Windows 7
3 106 (21.37%) Windows Server
4 53 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (9.07%) Apple iOS
6 40 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (7.66%) Windows XP
8 36 (7.26%) Windows 8
9 28 (5.65%) Android
10 22 (4.44%) Linux
11 21 (4.23%) Mac OS
12 19 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (1.81%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.81%) Unix
14 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.40%) CentOS
15 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.40%) Migration
2 56 (11.29%) ITIL
3 41 (8.27%) Mobile Device Management
4 37 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (6.05%) Time Management
6 26 (5.24%) Change Management
7 25 (5.04%) Application Packaging
8 21 (4.23%) Break/Fix
9 17 (3.43%) Problem Management
9 17 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (3.02%) Data Protection
11 15 (3.02%) Project Management
11 15 (3.02%) Runbook
12 14 (2.82%) PRINCE2
13 12 (2.42%) Asset Management
13 12 (2.42%) Service Delivery
14 11 (2.22%) Service Management
14 11 (2.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.28%) PowerShell
2 19 (3.83%) SQL
3 14 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.62%) C#
5 9 (1.81%) TypeScript
6 8 (1.61%) ES6
7 7 (1.41%) C++
8 5 (1.01%) VB
9 3 (0.60%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.60%) VB6
9 3 (0.60%) VBScript
9 3 (0.60%) VC++
10 1 (0.20%) C
10 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 59 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (4.64%) MCSE
5 15 (3.02%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.81%) Degree
7 8 (1.61%) A+ Certification
8 7 (1.41%) MCSA
9 5 (1.01%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.01%) PMP
9 5 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.81%) MCDST
10 4 (0.81%) MCP
11 3 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.60%) MCITP
11 3 (0.60%) MOS
11 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.40%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.43%) GDPR
1 17 (3.43%) SLA
2 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.20%) GPG13
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 228 (45.97%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 23 (4.64%) Virtual Desktop
3 23 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.43%) XenDesktop
5 14 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.82%) XenApp
6 12 (2.42%) BitLocker
7 10 (2.02%) Docker
8 7 (1.41%) vSphere
9 6 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.20%) Firmware
12 1 (0.20%) Samba
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 135 (27.22%) SCCM
2 48 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (1.61%) WSUS
5 5 (1.01%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.01%) SCOM
6 4 (0.81%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.81%) MaaS360
6 4 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.20%) Ansible
9 1 (0.20%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.20%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 179 (36.09%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.88%) Citrix
3 41 (8.27%) VMware
4 38 (7.66%) Apple
5 23 (4.64%) Cisco
6 16 (3.23%) HP
7 14 (2.82%) Wyse
8 13 (2.62%) Oracle
9 12 (2.42%) Dell
10 11 (2.22%) Ivanti
11 10 (2.02%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.61%) Lumension
12 8 (1.61%) McAfee
13 7 (1.41%) NetApp
13 7 (1.41%) Palo Alto
14 6 (1.21%) Okta
15 5 (1.01%) Altiris
15 5 (1.01%) Blue Coat
15 5 (1.01%) SolarWinds
15 5 (1.01%) Symantec