Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 92 215
Rank change year-on-year +11 +123 +158
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 495 396 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.98% 2.37% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.05% 10.32% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 254 123
South East median daily rate £288 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £123 £123 £141
90th Percentile £538 £474 £598
England median daily rate £250 £263 £300
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 54 12
South East median hourly rate £15.30 £17.25 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.30% -12.66% +11.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.80
90th Percentile £20.25 £37.50 £50.13
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% +8.42% -11.43%

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 3,522 3,838 3,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.17% 22.93% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,919 2,144 2,255
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £160 £150 £185
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 301 266
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.76% -5.39%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £48.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +12 189 £250 -18.70% 55
Hampshire -9 157 £400 +24.03% 27
Berkshire -7 89 £325 +33.33% 19
Surrey +3 64 £225 +20.97% 18
Oxfordshire +24 53 £300 -21.31% 15
Buckinghamshire +30 47 £160 -58.71% 21
Kent +25 32 £188 -6.25% 2
West Sussex -1 29 £175 -36.36% 13
East Sussex +8 15 £325 +154.90% 5
Middlesex +7 3 £285 -25.25% 1
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 493 (99.60%) Windows
2 235 (47.47%) Active Directory
3 217 (43.84%) Windows 7
4 202 (40.81%) Microsoft
5 184 (37.17%) Office 365
6 142 (28.69%) SCCM
7 107 (21.62%) Migration
8 105 (21.21%) VMware
9 98 (19.80%) Windows Server
10 94 (18.99%) Microsoft Office
11 84 (16.97%) Citrix
12 81 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 73 (14.75%) ITIL
14 68 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 58 (11.72%) PowerShell
16 51 (10.30%) Security Cleared
17 50 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 48 (9.70%) Microsoft Intune
19 46 (9.29%) Hyper-V
19 46 (9.29%) Skype
20 42 (8.48%) Windows 8
21 41 (8.28%) DNS
21 41 (8.28%) Microsoft App-V
22 39 (7.88%) Skype for Business
23 38 (7.68%) SC Cleared
23 38 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
23 38 (7.68%) Problem-Solving
24 37 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
25 36 (7.27%) Windows XP
25 36 (7.27%) MS Exchange

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 39 (7.88%) Skype for Business
2 36 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 36 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.21%) IIS
6 5 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.81%) CMS
7 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.81%) Totara
8 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 94 (18.99%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.61%) NUKE
5 3 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.40%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 184 (37.17%) Office 365
2 81 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.26%) SaaS
4 30 (6.06%) PaaS
5 29 (5.86%) IaaS
6 21 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (2.42%) OneDrive
8 11 (2.22%) Boomi
9 9 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.20%) Akamai
12 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.29%) Skype
2 41 (8.28%) DNS
3 34 (6.87%) LAN
3 34 (6.87%) WAN
4 27 (5.45%) Firewall
5 25 (5.05%) DHCP
6 24 (4.85%) SAN
7 22 (4.44%) NetScaler
8 21 (4.24%) VPN
9 18 (3.64%) TCP/IP
10 12 (2.42%) Internet
11 10 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (1.82%) Wireless
13 8 (1.62%) VoIP
14 6 (1.21%) Intranet
14 6 (1.21%) IP Telephony
14 6 (1.21%) SMS
14 6 (1.21%) SMTP
15 4 (0.81%) IPv4
15 4 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.61%) MySQL
3 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.02%) MSI
2 3 (0.61%) Android Studio
3 2 (0.40%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.20%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 32 (6.46%) Finance
2 9 (1.82%) Retail
3 7 (1.41%) Games
4 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.01%) Publishing
5 4 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.61%) Automotive
6 3 (0.61%) Local Government
7 2 (0.40%) Electronics
7 2 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.20%) Advertising
8 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.20%) French Language
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
8 1 (0.20%) Military
8 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (16.16%) Support Engineer
2 77 (15.56%) Analyst
3 75 (15.15%) Desktop Support
4 66 (13.33%) IT Support
5 50 (10.10%) Desktop Engineer
6 48 (9.70%) Architect
7 45 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
8 37 (7.47%) Support Analyst
9 36 (7.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 35 (7.07%) Project Manager
11 33 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
12 28 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
14 24 (4.85%) IT Analyst
15 22 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
15 22 (4.44%) IT Engineer
15 22 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
16 21 (4.24%) Consultant
16 21 (4.24%) Service Analyst
16 21 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.04%) Middleware
2 9 (1.82%) .NET
3 8 (1.62%) Web Services
4 5 (1.01%) LDAP
4 5 (1.01%) SAML
4 5 (1.01%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (2.42%) iPhone
6 11 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.82%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.21%) iPad
10 6 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.01%) CMDB
11 5 (1.01%) PKI
11 5 (1.01%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.81%) Wiki
13 2 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 493 (99.60%) Windows
2 217 (43.84%) Windows 7
3 98 (19.80%) Windows Server
4 50 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (8.48%) Windows 8
6 36 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 33 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (6.06%) Android
9 23 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (4.04%) Linux
11 19 (3.84%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (2.42%) Mac OS X
14 11 (2.22%) AIX
15 10 (2.02%) Unix
16 8 (1.62%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.81%) CentOS
18 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.62%) Migration
2 73 (14.75%) ITIL
3 38 (7.68%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 27 (5.45%) PRINCE2
6 23 (4.65%) Application Packaging
7 21 (4.24%) Mobile Device Management
7 21 (4.24%) Network Design
7 21 (4.24%) Time Management
8 20 (4.04%) Service Management
9 19 (3.84%) Break/Fix
10 18 (3.64%) Change Management
10 18 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (3.23%) Project Planning
12 14 (2.83%) ERP
13 12 (2.42%) ITSM
13 12 (2.42%) Project Management
14 11 (2.22%) Programme Governance
14 11 (2.22%) Service Delivery
14 11 (2.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 58 (11.72%) PowerShell
2 35 (7.07%) SQL
3 8 (1.62%) VBScript
4 6 (1.21%) VB
5 5 (1.01%) C#
6 3 (0.61%) MATLAB
6 3 (0.61%) VBA
7 2 (0.40%) Delphi
8 1 (0.20%) C
8 1 (0.20%) Python
8 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (10.30%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.68%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (5.86%) MCSE
5 14 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (2.42%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.02%) MCSA
8 9 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (1.62%) Degree
10 7 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.21%) MCDST
11 6 (1.21%) MCP
12 5 (1.01%) MOS
13 4 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.81%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.61%) CCNA
14 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.65%) SLA
2 6 (1.21%) QA
3 4 (0.81%) Government Security Classifications
3 4 (0.81%) PMO
4 3 (0.61%) GDPR
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) COBIT
5 2 (0.40%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.20%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
System Software
1 235 (47.47%) Active Directory
2 68 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (9.29%) Hyper-V
4 41 (8.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 32 (6.46%) XenApp
6 22 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 15 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
8 14 (2.83%) BitLocker
9 12 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (2.22%) vSphere
11 5 (1.01%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.01%) XenServer
12 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.40%) Samba
13 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.40%) Xen
14 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 142 (28.69%) SCCM
2 48 (9.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (2.22%) Data Guard
3 11 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (1.82%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.62%) AirWatch
5 8 (1.62%) WSUS
6 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.81%) SCOM
6 4 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.61%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.20%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 202 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 105 (21.21%) VMware
3 84 (16.97%) Citrix
4 34 (6.87%) Apple
5 28 (5.66%) Cisco
6 26 (5.25%) Dell
7 22 (4.44%) HP
8 20 (4.04%) SAP
9 19 (3.84%) Oracle
10 13 (2.63%) 3PAR
10 13 (2.63%) Avaya
10 13 (2.63%) IBM
10 13 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.63%) SolarWinds
11 12 (2.42%) ServiceNow
12 11 (2.22%) ForgeRock
12 11 (2.22%) Ivanti
12 11 (2.22%) Sitecore
13 10 (2.02%) Wyse
14 9 (1.82%) Veritas