Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 November 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 47 66
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19 +47
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 491 279 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.58% 4.43% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 19.58% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 165 131
South West median daily rate £185 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.73% -12.00% +23.15%
10th Percentile £122 £114 £158
90th Percentile £488 £538 £500
England median daily rate £200 £250 £265
% change year-on-year -20.00% -5.66% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 21
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% +6.15%
10th Percentile £11.43 £10.92 £11.85
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.00 £20.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.81% +3.42%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,657 1,425 1,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.57% 22.62% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 809 627
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £131 £145 £148
90th Percentile £575 £575 £513
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 135 96
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.91% +25.71% +14.72%
10th Percentile £13.34 £11.17 £10.96
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.43 £44.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the South West

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 10 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in the South West

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in the South West

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in the South West

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in the South West

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Bristol +50 160 £180 -20.88% 16
Wiltshire +5 117 £185 -38.33% 17
Gloucestershire +25 81 £265 -31.61% 9
Dorset +14 55 £280 +86.67% 17
Somerset +11 36 £140 -56.92% 8
Devon +10 36 £363 +61.11% 8
Cornwall -6 1 - - 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 491 (100.00%) Windows
2 277 (56.42%) Windows 7
3 212 (43.18%) Active Directory
4 188 (38.29%) Microsoft
5 185 (37.68%) Office 365
6 176 (35.85%) SCCM
7 131 (26.68%) Windows Server
8 112 (22.81%) ITIL
9 103 (20.98%) Security Cleared
10 93 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 89 (18.13%) Microsoft Office
12 79 (16.09%) Migration
13 71 (14.46%) SC Cleared
14 65 (13.24%) Public Sector
15 64 (13.03%) PowerShell
16 61 (12.42%) VMware
17 55 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
18 53 (10.79%) Finance
19 43 (8.76%) DV Cleared
20 42 (8.55%) Telecoms
21 36 (7.33%) Manufacturing
22 35 (7.13%) Citrix
22 35 (7.13%) Azure
23 34 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
23 34 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
23 34 (6.92%) SAP
23 34 (6.92%) Electronics
23 34 (6.92%) Programme Management
23 34 (6.92%) Marketing
24 33 (6.72%) Skype for Business

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (6.72%) Skype for Business
2 27 (5.50%) MS Exchange
3 22 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.02%) IIS
6 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.41%) Confluence
8 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (18.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.61%) Acrobat
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.83%) Elite 3E
2 6 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 185 (37.68%) Office 365
2 35 (7.13%) Azure
3 16 (3.26%) AWS
4 8 (1.63%) OneDrive
5 7 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.61%) PaaS
7 3 (0.61%) SaaS
7 3 (0.61%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.41%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.72%) Skype
2 32 (6.52%) DHCP
3 26 (5.30%) DNS
4 16 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.24%) Firewall
5 11 (2.24%) LAN
5 11 (2.24%) VPN
5 11 (2.24%) WAN
6 7 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (1.22%) Network Security
7 6 (1.22%) SAN
7 6 (1.22%) Wireless
8 5 (1.02%) Internet
9 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.41%) WAAS
9 2 (0.41%) WebEx
9 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.65%) MSI
2 8 (1.63%) AdminStudio
3 6 (1.22%) JIRA
4 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
General
1 65 (13.24%) Public Sector
2 53 (10.79%) Finance
3 42 (8.55%) Telecoms
4 36 (7.33%) Manufacturing
5 34 (6.92%) Electronics
5 34 (6.92%) Marketing
6 13 (2.65%) Retail
7 12 (2.44%) Legal
8 11 (2.24%) Banking
9 7 (1.43%) Publishing
10 6 (1.22%) Local Government
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 136 (27.70%) Support Engineer
2 101 (20.57%) Windows Engineer
3 75 (15.27%) Deployment Engineer
4 60 (12.22%) Desktop Support
5 56 (11.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 53 (10.79%) IT Engineer
6 53 (10.79%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 51 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 50 (10.18%) IT Support
9 42 (8.55%) Analyst
9 42 (8.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 37 (7.54%) IT Support Engineer
10 37 (7.54%) Windows Support Engineer
11 33 (6.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 30 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
13 26 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 26 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (4.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 21 (4.28%) Architect
16 20 (4.07%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.65%) XML
2 11 (2.24%) Software Packaging
3 7 (1.43%) Universal Windows Platform
4 6 (1.22%) Web Services
5 5 (1.02%) Middleware
6 3 (0.61%) .NET
6 3 (0.61%) ODBC
7 2 (0.41%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.20%) KML
8 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.31%) Driving Licence
2 26 (5.30%) Smartphone
3 18 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.44%) User Experience
6 9 (1.83%) Clustering
7 8 (1.63%) NHS
8 7 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.81%) iPad
10 4 (0.81%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.61%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.41%) PKI
12 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.20%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 491 (100.00%) Windows
2 277 (56.42%) Windows 7
3 131 (26.68%) Windows Server
4 93 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.05%) Linux
6 15 (3.05%) Windows 8
7 10 (2.04%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.63%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.22%) Android
9 6 (1.22%) Unix
10 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (22.81%) ITIL
2 79 (16.09%) Migration
3 34 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
3 34 (6.92%) Programme Management
4 29 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 25 (5.09%) ITSM
5 25 (5.09%) Service Management
6 21 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (3.87%) Break/Fix
7 19 (3.87%) Service Delivery
8 16 (3.26%) Data Modelling
8 16 (3.26%) Incident Management
9 13 (2.65%) Application Packaging
9 13 (2.65%) Application Virtualisation
9 13 (2.65%) Data Protection
9 13 (2.65%) Information Security
9 13 (2.65%) ITIL V3
10 12 (2.44%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (2.04%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.03%) PowerShell
2 10 (2.04%) VBScript
3 5 (1.02%) C#
3 5 (1.02%) SQL
3 5 (1.02%) VB
4 4 (0.81%) Java
5 3 (0.61%) Python
5 3 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 103 (20.98%) Security Cleared
2 71 (14.46%) SC Cleared
3 43 (8.76%) DV Cleared
4 20 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (2.24%) MCP
7 8 (1.63%) MCSA
7 8 (1.63%) MCSE
8 7 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.22%) CISA
9 6 (1.22%) CISM
9 6 (1.22%) CISSP
9 6 (1.22%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.22%) Degree
10 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.81%) SANS
11 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.61%) CCNA
12 2 (0.41%) CCNP
12 2 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.65%) SLA
2 4 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) NCSC
System Software
1 212 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 32 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.70%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (4.28%) Virtual Desktop
6 20 (4.07%) XenApp
7 19 (3.87%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (3.46%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (2.44%) vSphere
12 9 (1.83%) BitLocker
12 9 (1.83%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.61%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.41%) NDS
Systems Management
1 176 (35.85%) SCCM
2 26 (5.30%) SCOM
3 18 (3.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (3.67%) SCVMM
4 13 (2.65%) WSUS
5 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (1.83%) SCDPM
6 9 (1.83%) SCSM
7 8 (1.63%) PowerCLI
8 5 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.81%) vRealize
10 3 (0.61%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.61%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.41%) Ansible
11 2 (0.41%) Nessus
11 2 (0.41%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 188 (38.29%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.42%) VMware
3 35 (7.13%) Citrix
4 34 (6.92%) SAP
5 22 (4.48%) Dell
6 20 (4.07%) Apple
7 15 (3.05%) HP
8 14 (2.85%) McAfee
9 13 (2.65%) Cisco
10 10 (2.04%) iManage
10 10 (2.04%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.83%) LexisNexis
11 9 (1.83%) Remedy
11 9 (1.83%) Sophos
12 5 (1.02%) MobileIron
12 5 (1.02%) Oracle
13 4 (0.81%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.81%) BMC
13 4 (0.81%) Ivanti
13 4 (0.81%) Symantec