Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 64 133
Rank change year-on-year +23 +69 +84
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 314 179 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.79% 3.23% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.97% 17.13% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 125 41
South West median daily rate £275 £315 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.70% +85.29% +72.15%
10th Percentile £114 £156 £110
90th Percentile £513 £515 £330
England median daily rate £250 £261 £300
% change year-on-year -4.31% -12.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 9
South West median hourly rate £16.68 £17.35 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% +2.06% -
10th Percentile £10.92 £12.08 £13.43
90th Percentile £47.00 £20.20 £136.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.36 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.20% +9.07% -16.67%

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 1,572 1,045 1,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.00% 18.83% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 608 688
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -3.11%
10th Percentile £140 £148 £130
90th Percentile £575 £525 £533
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 100 133
South West median hourly rate £18.25 £17.05 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.04% +6.56% -8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.79 £10.80
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £46.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +4 87 £250 -42.20% 14
Bristol -2 70 £260 +50.72% 13
Gloucestershire +4 42 £375 +36.36% 6
Cornwall +13 29 £230 -23.33% 2
Devon +9 24 £175 -22.22% 4
Somerset -7 24 £325 +3.17%
Dorset +8 19 £150 -64.71% 4
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 314 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (42.99%) Windows 7
3 124 (39.49%) Active Directory
4 112 (35.67%) Microsoft
5 94 (29.94%) SCCM
6 88 (28.03%) Office 365
7 79 (25.16%) Windows Server
8 72 (22.93%) Security Cleared
9 62 (19.75%) Migration
10 58 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 46 (14.65%) Microsoft Office
11 46 (14.65%) VMware
12 41 (13.06%) ITIL
13 39 (12.42%) PowerShell
14 36 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (11.46%) SC Cleared
15 33 (10.51%) Finance
16 31 (9.87%) DV Cleared
17 29 (9.24%) VMware ESXi
18 28 (8.92%) Hyper-V
19 26 (8.28%) Service Delivery
20 25 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (7.64%) Virtual Desktop
22 23 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
22 23 (7.32%) Windows XP
23 22 (7.01%) Application Packaging
23 22 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
24 21 (6.69%) Manufacturing
25 20 (6.37%) McAfee
25 20 (6.37%) Cisco

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 18 (5.73%) Skype for Business
2 16 (5.10%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.64%) Confluence
5 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (14.65%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.23%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 88 (28.03%) Office 365
2 25 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.37%) Skype
2 19 (6.05%) Firewall
3 16 (5.10%) DNS
4 15 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (3.82%) DHCP
6 11 (3.50%) LAN
6 11 (3.50%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (3.18%) Network Security
8 8 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.55%) NetScaler
8 8 (2.55%) WAN
9 7 (2.23%) Internet
9 7 (2.23%) VPN
10 6 (1.91%) SAN
11 5 (1.59%) Intranet
12 4 (1.27%) VSAN
13 3 (0.96%) Bluetooth
13 3 (0.96%) IPsec
13 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.91%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.32%) MS Access
5 1 (0.32%) MySQL
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.91%) MSI
2 2 (0.64%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.64%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 33 (10.51%) Finance
2 21 (6.69%) Manufacturing
3 17 (5.41%) Electronics
3 17 (5.41%) Marketing
3 17 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.59%) Local Government
5 4 (1.27%) Law
6 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (18.47%) Desktop Support
2 55 (17.52%) Support Engineer
3 45 (14.33%) Analyst
4 43 (13.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 34 (10.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 33 (10.51%) Windows Engineer
7 26 (8.28%) Consultant
8 21 (6.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (5.73%) Deployment Engineer
10 17 (5.41%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.46%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.14%) Architect
12 13 (4.14%) Windows Deployment Engineer
13 12 (3.82%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (3.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 11 (3.50%) Windows Support Engineer
15 10 (3.18%) Integration Engineer
15 10 (3.18%) Service Analyst
15 10 (3.18%) Service Desk Analyst
16 9 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.59%) Middleware
2 3 (0.96%) LDAP
2 3 (0.96%) OAuth
2 3 (0.96%) Universal Windows Platform
2 3 (0.96%) Web Services
3 2 (0.64%) HTML
3 2 (0.64%) KML
4 1 (0.32%) .NET
4 1 (0.32%) Ajax
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.32%) COM
4 1 (0.32%) CSS
4 1 (0.32%) CSS3
4 1 (0.32%) HTML5
4 1 (0.32%) jQuery
4 1 (0.32%) SOAP
4 1 (0.32%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.50%) Fat Client
2 11 (3.50%) PKI
2 11 (3.50%) Thin Client
3 8 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (2.55%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.55%) NHS
4 5 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (0.96%) iPad
6 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.64%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.32%) CESG
8 1 (0.32%) iPhone
8 1 (0.32%) RIA
8 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 314 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (42.99%) Windows 7
3 79 (25.16%) Windows Server
4 58 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (7.32%) Windows XP
6 20 (6.37%) Windows 8
7 12 (3.82%) Linux
8 8 (2.55%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.96%) CentOS
10 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.64%) Android
11 2 (0.64%) Solaris
11 2 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (19.75%) Migration
2 41 (13.06%) ITIL
3 26 (8.28%) Service Delivery
4 22 (7.01%) Application Packaging
5 20 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (6.05%) Time Management
7 18 (5.73%) Programme Management
8 17 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (5.10%) ITIL V3
9 16 (5.10%) ITSM
10 15 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (4.78%) Service Management
11 14 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (4.14%) Validation
13 12 (3.82%) Data Validation
13 12 (3.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
13 12 (3.82%) PRINCE2
13 12 (3.82%) Project Management
14 11 (3.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.42%) PowerShell
2 5 (1.59%) C#
2 5 (1.59%) Java
2 5 (1.59%) SQL
3 4 (1.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.96%) C++
4 3 (0.96%) Rust
5 2 (0.64%) C
5 2 (0.64%) VB
6 1 (0.32%) PHP
6 1 (0.32%) VBA
6 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (22.93%) Security Cleared
2 36 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 31 (9.87%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.23%) Degree
6 6 (1.91%) MCSA
6 6 (1.91%) MCSE
6 6 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.59%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.59%) MCP
8 3 (0.96%) CCNA
8 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.64%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.32%) CCNP
10 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.32%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.14%) SLA
2 2 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.64%) JSP 440
2 2 (0.64%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 124 (39.49%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.24%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (8.92%) Hyper-V
5 24 (7.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (5.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (3.18%) XenApp
8 9 (2.87%) VMware NSX
8 9 (2.87%) vSphere
8 9 (2.87%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.32%) Firmware
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 94 (29.94%) SCCM
2 15 (4.78%) SCOM
3 14 (4.46%) vCenter Server
4 11 (3.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.23%) SCVMM
5 7 (2.23%) WSUS
6 6 (1.91%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.96%) vRealize
8 2 (0.64%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 112 (35.67%) Microsoft
2 46 (14.65%) VMware
3 20 (6.37%) Cisco
3 20 (6.37%) McAfee
4 17 (5.41%) SAP
5 16 (5.10%) Apple
5 16 (5.10%) Citrix
6 13 (4.14%) Atlassian
7 12 (3.82%) HP
8 11 (3.50%) Juniper
9 9 (2.87%) Wyse
10 8 (2.55%) CA
10 8 (2.55%) Ivanti
11 7 (2.23%) Splunk
12 6 (1.91%) Veeam
13 5 (1.59%) Oracle
14 3 (0.96%) IBM
14 3 (0.96%) Sophos
15 2 (0.64%) Micro Focus
15 2 (0.64%) Sony