Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 124 168
Rank change year-on-year +65 +44 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 167 77 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.29% 1.48% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.55% 8.79% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 47 30
South West median daily rate £313 £330 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +8.20% -
10th Percentile £123 £120 £104
90th Percentile £542 £640 £375
England median daily rate £280 £338 £320
% change year-on-year -17.04% +5.47% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 5 6
South West median hourly rate £14.60 £16.25 £12.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.15% +27.58% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.70 £11.63
90th Percentile £31.50 £83.45 £19.29
England median hourly rate £15.53 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.97% +10.34% -

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 1,074 876 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.16% 16.79% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 514 757
South West median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £169 £135 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 95 128
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -11.90% +23.53%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.10 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £46.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +5.20%

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 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +16 47 £165 -58.75% 14
Wiltshire +28 33 £333 +12.24% 4
Gloucestershire +26 29 £398 +17.78% 6
Somerset +10 15 £300 -
Dorset -7 13 £175 +59.09% 6
Devon +2 7 - - 1
Cornwall +1 6 £350 +16.67%
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (50.90%) Active Directory
3 81 (48.50%) Windows 7
4 75 (44.91%) Office 365
5 63 (37.72%) Microsoft
6 48 (28.74%) Windows Server
7 41 (24.55%) Migration
8 39 (23.35%) SCCM
9 35 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (19.16%) Microsoft Office
11 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (14.97%) Security Cleared
13 22 (13.17%) Windows XP
13 22 (13.17%) VMware
14 21 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (11.98%) ITIL
15 20 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (10.18%) Time Management
16 17 (10.18%) SC Cleared
17 15 (8.98%) PowerShell
17 15 (8.98%) SharePoint
18 12 (7.19%) Firewall
18 12 (7.19%) MS Exchange
18 12 (7.19%) Apple
19 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
20 10 (5.99%) DNS
20 10 (5.99%) MCSE
20 10 (5.99%) Skype
20 10 (5.99%) Break/Fix
21 9 (5.39%) SQL

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 15 (8.98%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.19%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.39%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.40%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.40%) IIS
5 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (19.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (44.91%) Office 365
2 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.40%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.19%) Firewall
2 10 (5.99%) DNS
2 10 (5.99%) Skype
3 8 (4.79%) LAN
3 8 (4.79%) WAN
4 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.99%) VoIP
5 5 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.40%) DHCP
7 3 (1.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (1.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.80%) VPN
8 2 (1.20%) Internet
8 2 (1.20%) SAN
8 2 (1.20%) SMS
8 2 (1.20%) Wireless
9 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.60%) MPLS
9 1 (0.60%) SSL
9 1 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MSI
General
1 9 (5.39%) Finance
2 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Electronics
4 2 (1.20%) Law
4 2 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (23.95%) Support Engineer
2 39 (23.35%) Desktop Support
3 28 (16.77%) Desktop Engineer
4 19 (11.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 17 (10.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (10.18%) IT Support
6 15 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (8.38%) Consultant
8 13 (7.78%) Analyst
9 12 (7.19%) IT Engineer
10 11 (6.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 11 (6.59%) Project Manager
11 9 (5.39%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 9 (5.39%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (4.19%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (4.19%) Support Analyst
14 6 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 6 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support
14 6 (3.59%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.40%) Data Centre
1 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.80%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.20%) CESG
3 2 (1.20%) PKI
3 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.60%) Clustering
4 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.60%) iPad
4 1 (0.60%) iPhone
4 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (48.50%) Windows 7
3 48 (28.74%) Windows Server
4 35 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (13.17%) Windows XP
6 21 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.39%) Linux
8 7 (4.19%) Android
8 7 (4.19%) Unix
8 7 (4.19%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.80%) AIX
9 3 (1.80%) Solaris
9 3 (1.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.55%) Migration
2 20 (11.98%) ITIL
3 17 (10.18%) Time Management
4 10 (5.99%) Break/Fix
5 7 (4.19%) ITIL V3
5 7 (4.19%) PRINCE2
5 7 (4.19%) Project Management
5 7 (4.19%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (2.40%) Application Virtualisation
7 4 (2.40%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 4 (2.40%) Software Testing
7 4 (2.40%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (1.80%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.80%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (1.80%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (1.80%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (1.80%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (1.80%) Test Strategy
8 3 (1.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.98%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.39%) SQL
3 4 (2.40%) Java
4 3 (1.80%) VBScript
5 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (14.97%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (10.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.99%) MCSE
5 8 (4.79%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.59%) MCSA
7 5 (2.99%) MCP
7 5 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.40%) ISEB
8 4 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.80%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.20%) CCNA
10 2 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.20%) Degree
11 1 (0.60%) CISSP
11 1 (0.60%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (50.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.80%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.20%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.60%) vSphere
7 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (23.35%) SCCM
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.99%) SCOM
4 4 (2.40%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.40%) SCSM
5 3 (1.80%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.80%) WSUS
5 3 (1.80%) ZENworks
6 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.60%) OfficeScan
7 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (37.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.17%) VMware
3 12 (7.19%) Apple
4 7 (4.19%) Veeam
5 6 (3.59%) HP
5 6 (3.59%) Juniper
6 5 (2.99%) Cisco
7 4 (2.40%) Oracle
7 4 (2.40%) Sophos
8 3 (1.80%) Citrix
8 3 (1.80%) F5
8 3 (1.80%) IBM
8 3 (1.80%) McAfee
8 3 (1.80%) Micro Focus
8 3 (1.80%) NetApp
8 3 (1.80%) Novell
8 3 (1.80%) Veritas
9 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.20%) SAP
9 2 (1.20%) Splunk