Period
to 28 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 28 July 2021 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 29 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +43
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 27 27 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 4.21% 5.11% 6.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.50% 30.34% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 52
10th Percentile £139 £126 £100
25th Percentile £159 £153 £122
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £181 £200 £170
Median % change year-on-year -9.38% +17.65% -45.60%
75th Percentile £212 £425 £209
90th Percentile £292 £435 £386
Wales median daily rate £175 £300 £180
% change year-on-year -41.67% +66.67% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 13
10th Percentile £13.68 £12.50 £11.78
25th Percentile £14.69 £12.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £14.70
Median % change year-on-year +26.79% -4.76% +24.79%
75th Percentile £20.38 £15.75 £17.50
90th Percentile £21.05 £19.00 £17.90
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.35
% change year-on-year +10.71% -2.44% +21.82%

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 120 89 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.72% 16.86% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 52 237
10th Percentile £169 £133 £132
25th Percentile £286 £178 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £479 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +27.73% - -
75th Percentile £509 £415 £488
90th Percentile £650 £511 £585
Wales median daily rate £475 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 49
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.57 £10.91
25th Percentile £13.50 £13.00 £11.80
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £14.70
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.76% +17.74%
75th Percentile £39.60 £17.25 £42.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £19.40 £42.10
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.70
% change year-on-year +33.33% +2.04% +19.27%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in South Wales

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in South Wales.

Daily rate trend for Windows 10 in South Wales

Windows 10
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in South Wales over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in South Wales

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in South Wales.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in South Wales

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 28 July 2021. 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
Cardiff -7 15 £175 -30.00% 4
Newport -5 6 £337 +95.40%
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 3 £188 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 - -
Caerphilly -2 1 - - 1
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Windows 10
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
5 8 (29.63%) Social Skills
6 6 (22.22%) Smartphone
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
7 5 (18.52%) SCCM
8 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) ITSM
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) HP
9 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
9 3 (11.11%) Azure
9 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
10 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (7.41%) Power Platform
10 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
10 2 (7.41%) Dell
10 2 (7.41%) Citrix
10 2 (7.41%) VPN

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (11.11%) Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.70%) Power Automate
4 1 (3.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) GitLab
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Rational Quality Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 8 (29.63%) Social Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Floorwalker
5 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Deskside Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (7.41%) Trainer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Build Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Process Management
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Dell
3 2 (7.41%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.70%) VMware