Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 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 West
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 79 127
Rank change year-on-year +35 +48 +96
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 251 135 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.33% 2.48% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.26% 13.95% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 92 58
South West median daily rate £300 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £114 £158 £142
90th Percentile £535 £487 £925
England median daily rate £275 £300 £320
% change year-on-year -8.33% -6.25% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 17 9
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +15.31% -
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.54 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.00 £20.10 £18.00
England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.81 £14.48
% change year-on-year -5.62% +16.10% -55.80%

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 1,239 968 1,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.36% 17.77% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 564 722
South West median daily rate £380 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -1.37% -1.15%
10th Percentile £155 £150 £150
90th Percentile £556 £500 £550
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 86 95
South West median hourly rate £20.97 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.83% +11.11% -7.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.19 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +0.46%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 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
Wiltshire +26 60 £350 +2.94% 11
Bristol +14 58 £200 - 2
Gloucestershire +2 31 £394 +67.55% 5
Cornwall 0 23 £260 -13.21% 1
Somerset +10 18 £300 -21.57% 6
Dorset +3 18 £280 -34.12% 6
Devon +16 15 £114 -49.12% 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 251 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (46.22%) Active Directory
3 109 (43.43%) Windows 7
4 99 (39.44%) Microsoft
5 87 (34.66%) Office 365
6 81 (32.27%) SCCM
7 79 (31.47%) Windows Server
8 58 (23.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (21.12%) Migration
10 45 (17.93%) VMware
10 45 (17.93%) Microsoft Office
11 42 (16.73%) ITIL
11 42 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (14.74%) Security Cleared
13 31 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (11.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (11.16%) VMware ESXi
16 25 (9.96%) Finance
17 23 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (9.16%) MS Exchange
18 21 (8.37%) Windows XP
18 21 (8.37%) PowerShell
19 20 (7.97%) SC Cleared
19 20 (7.97%) Firewall
19 20 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 19 (7.57%) Skype
21 16 (6.37%) McAfee
21 16 (6.37%) Skype for Business
22 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Intune
22 15 (5.98%) Hyper-V

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 23 (9.16%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.37%) Skype for Business
3 14 (5.58%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (17.93%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 87 (34.66%) Office 365
2 42 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.80%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.97%) Firewall
2 19 (7.57%) Skype
3 14 (5.58%) DNS
4 12 (4.78%) LAN
4 12 (4.78%) WAN
4 12 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (3.59%) DHCP
6 7 (2.79%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.39%) Internet
8 5 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.99%) Network Security
8 5 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (1.99%) VoIP
8 5 (1.99%) VPN
9 4 (1.59%) SAN
9 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.20%) VLAN
11 2 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.80%) IPsec
11 2 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.39%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.40%) MS Access
3 1 (0.40%) MySQL
3 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.99%) MSI
2 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 25 (9.96%) Finance
2 8 (3.19%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.99%) Marketing
3 5 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.59%) Electronics
4 4 (1.59%) Law
5 3 (1.20%) Local Government
6 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (25.90%) Desktop Support
2 43 (17.13%) Support Engineer
3 36 (14.34%) Desktop Engineer
4 32 (12.75%) Analyst
5 25 (9.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 23 (9.16%) Windows Engineer
7 20 (7.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (7.17%) Consultant
8 18 (7.17%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.58%) IT Support
10 13 (5.18%) Deployment Engineer
10 13 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 11 (4.38%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.98%) Windows Deployment Engineer
13 9 (3.59%) Integration Engineer
13 9 (3.59%) SCCM Consultant
14 8 (3.19%) 1st Line Support
14 8 (3.19%) Administrator
15 7 (2.79%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.79%) Web Services
2 3 (1.20%) LDAP
3 2 (0.80%) HTML
3 2 (0.80%) OAuth
3 2 (0.80%) Universal Windows Platform
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) Ajax
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) CSS3
4 1 (0.40%) HTML5
4 1 (0.40%) jQuery
4 1 (0.40%) SOAP
4 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.98%) Fat Client
2 10 (3.98%) Thin Client
3 8 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.39%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.59%) NHS
7 3 (1.20%) PKI
8 2 (0.80%) CESG
8 2 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) iPad
8 2 (0.80%) iPhone
8 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 251 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (43.43%) Windows 7
3 79 (31.47%) Windows Server
4 58 (23.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (11.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (8.37%) Windows XP
7 13 (5.18%) Linux
8 11 (4.38%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.79%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.99%) Android
11 4 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.20%) AIX
12 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.20%) CentOS
12 3 (1.20%) Solaris
12 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.20%) Unix
13 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.12%) Migration
2 42 (16.73%) ITIL
3 20 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (5.98%) Time Management
5 14 (5.58%) ITIL V3
6 13 (5.18%) Application Packaging
6 13 (5.18%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (5.18%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.78%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 12 (4.78%) Project Management
8 11 (4.38%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.98%) Data Protection
9 10 (3.98%) Data Validation
9 10 (3.98%) Service Management
9 10 (3.98%) Validation
10 8 (3.19%) ITSM
10 8 (3.19%) Load Balancing
10 8 (3.19%) Protective Monitoring
10 8 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.37%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.59%) C#
3 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.80%) C++
4 2 (0.80%) Java
4 2 (0.80%) Rust
4 2 (0.80%) SQL
5 1 (0.40%) C
5 1 (0.40%) PHP
5 1 (0.40%) VB
5 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.97%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.98%) DV Cleared
5 13 (5.18%) MCSE
6 10 (3.98%) MCSA
7 9 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (2.79%) MCP
9 4 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.59%) Degree
10 3 (1.20%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.80%) CCNA
11 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.40%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.40%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.18%) SLA
2 5 (1.99%) QA
3 2 (0.80%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 116 (46.22%) Active Directory
2 31 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.16%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (5.98%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (3.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (3.19%) VMware NSX
8 7 (2.79%) XenApp
8 7 (2.79%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.59%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.59%) vSphere
11 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.40%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.40%) Firmware
12 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 81 (32.27%) SCCM
2 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (4.38%) vCenter Server
4 10 (3.98%) SCOM
5 8 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.39%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.59%) SCSM
7 4 (1.59%) ZENworks
8 3 (1.20%) Nessus
8 3 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.20%) WSUS
9 2 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.80%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.80%) vRealize
10 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 99 (39.44%) Microsoft
2 45 (17.93%) VMware
3 16 (6.37%) McAfee
4 14 (5.58%) Cisco
5 13 (5.18%) Apple
6 12 (4.78%) Citrix
6 12 (4.78%) Veeam
7 10 (3.98%) Juniper
8 9 (3.59%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.59%) HP
8 9 (3.59%) Splunk
9 8 (3.19%) Wyse
10 6 (2.39%) CA
10 6 (2.39%) Ivanti
11 4 (1.59%) Micro Focus
11 4 (1.59%) Novell
11 4 (1.59%) SAP
12 3 (1.20%) IBM
12 3 (1.20%) Sophos
12 3 (1.20%) Veritas