Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 88 135
Rank change year-on-year +41 +47 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 213 123 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.98% 2.22% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.85% 13.00% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 84 55
South West median daily rate £300 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £124 £138 £181
90th Percentile £534 £538 £925
England median daily rate £275 £314 £330
% change year-on-year -12.35% -4.92% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 8 9
South West median hourly rate £15.75 £17.25 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +30.43% -
10th Percentile £10.84 £11.99 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.00 £18.27 £19.25
England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.88% +13.79% -71.00%

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 1,130 946 1,321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.09% 17.08% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 568 765
South West median daily rate £375 £364 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.02% +0.41% -0.68%
10th Percentile £158 £159 £183
90th Percentile £538 £525 £545
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 82 114
South West median hourly rate £17.88 £17.54 £16.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +4.81% -0.53%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.14 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £45.22
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% +1.52% +2.10%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Bristol +13 52 £160 -55.71% 4
Wiltshire +28 46 £350 +6.06% 5
Gloucestershire +3 24 £304 +29.26% 8
Cornwall +4 19 £325 +8.33% 5
Dorset -3 19 £290 -27.50% 1
Devon +25 14 £114 - 1
Somerset +15 13 £300 -25.00% 3
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (46.95%) Active Directory
3 90 (42.25%) Windows 7
4 81 (38.03%) Office 365
5 80 (37.56%) Microsoft
6 65 (30.52%) Windows Server
7 58 (27.23%) SCCM
8 49 (23.00%) Migration
9 48 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (20.19%) Microsoft Office
11 41 (19.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 34 (15.96%) VMware
13 29 (13.62%) ITIL
14 27 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (11.27%) Security Cleared
16 22 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (9.86%) Windows XP
17 21 (9.86%) MS Exchange
17 21 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
18 19 (8.92%) Finance
19 18 (8.45%) SC Cleared
20 17 (7.98%) Firewall
21 16 (7.51%) Time Management
21 16 (7.51%) PowerShell
22 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Intune
23 14 (6.57%) SharePoint
24 13 (6.10%) Apple
24 13 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
24 13 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010

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 21 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.69%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (20.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (38.03%) Office 365
2 41 (19.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.88%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.98%) Firewall
2 13 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (5.16%) DNS
3 11 (5.16%) Skype
4 8 (3.76%) LAN
4 8 (3.76%) WAN
5 7 (3.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.82%) DHCP
6 6 (2.82%) VPN
7 5 (2.35%) VoIP
8 3 (1.41%) Internet
8 3 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.41%) SAN
8 3 (1.41%) VLAN
9 2 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.94%) NAS
9 2 (0.94%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.88%) MSI
General
1 19 (8.92%) Finance
2 4 (1.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.94%) Law
3 2 (0.94%) Local Government
3 2 (0.94%) Marketing
3 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.47%) Electronics
4 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (23.94%) Desktop Support
2 40 (18.78%) Support Engineer
3 29 (13.62%) Desktop Engineer
4 25 (11.74%) Analyst
5 23 (10.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (8.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 15 (7.04%) Consultant
7 15 (7.04%) IT Support
7 15 (7.04%) Project Manager
7 15 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
8 13 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.63%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 10 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (4.23%) Deployment Engineer
11 9 (4.23%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.76%) IT Engineer
12 8 (3.76%) SCCM Consultant
13 7 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (3.29%) Integration Engineer
13 7 (3.29%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.82%) Web Services
2 3 (1.41%) LDAP
3 2 (0.94%) OAuth
3 2 (0.94%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (3.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.41%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.94%) CESG
5 2 (0.94%) iPad
5 2 (0.94%) iPhone
6 1 (0.47%) Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) PKI
6 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 213 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (42.25%) Windows 7
3 65 (30.52%) Windows Server
4 48 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (9.86%) Windows XP
7 11 (5.16%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.23%) Linux
9 6 (2.82%) Mac OS
10 5 (2.35%) Android
11 3 (1.41%) AIX
11 3 (1.41%) Solaris
11 3 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.41%) Unix
12 2 (0.94%) CentOS
12 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.00%) Migration
2 29 (13.62%) ITIL
3 16 (7.51%) Time Management
4 12 (5.63%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 11 (5.16%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (5.16%) Project Management
6 10 (4.69%) PRINCE2
7 9 (4.23%) Break/Fix
7 9 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.76%) Data Protection
8 8 (3.76%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.29%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.29%) ITIL V3
9 7 (3.29%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.29%) Protective Monitoring
10 6 (2.82%) Change Control
10 6 (2.82%) DevOps
10 6 (2.82%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 5 (2.35%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.51%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.41%) SQL
3 2 (0.94%) C#
3 2 (0.94%) C++
3 2 (0.94%) Java
3 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.94%) Rust
3 2 (0.94%) VBScript
4 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.16%) MCSE
5 8 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (3.29%) MCSA
7 6 (2.82%) MCP
8 5 (2.35%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.88%) ISEB
9 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.41%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.41%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.47%) CISSP
11 1 (0.47%) Degree
11 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) QA
1 8 (3.76%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) JSP 440
System Software
1 100 (46.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
2 21 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.76%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.29%) VMware NSX
5 6 (2.82%) BitLocker
5 6 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.88%) XenApp
7 3 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.41%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.94%) vSphere
9 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.47%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (27.23%) SCCM
2 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (4.23%) vCenter Server
4 7 (3.29%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (3.29%) SCOM
5 5 (2.35%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (1.88%) SCSM
6 4 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.41%) Nessus
7 3 (1.41%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.41%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.94%) WSUS
9 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 80 (37.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.96%) VMware
3 13 (6.10%) Apple
4 12 (5.63%) Cisco
4 12 (5.63%) Veeam
5 11 (5.16%) Juniper
6 8 (3.76%) Citrix
6 8 (3.76%) HP
6 8 (3.76%) McAfee
7 7 (3.29%) Atlassian
7 7 (3.29%) Splunk
8 5 (2.35%) Sophos
9 3 (1.41%) IBM
9 3 (1.41%) Micro Focus
9 3 (1.41%) Novell
9 3 (1.41%) Veritas
10 2 (0.94%) Symantec
10 2 (0.94%) Wyse
11 1 (0.47%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.47%) Panasonic