Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 2020 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 46 61
Rank change year-on-year +26 +15 +70
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 459 296 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.81% 4.62% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.89% 19.47% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 164 110
South West median daily rate £180 £275 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.55% -12.35% +96.09%
10th Percentile £125 £114 £147
90th Percentile £488 £534 £551
England median daily rate £199 £250 £265
% change year-on-year -20.50% -5.66% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 60 25
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.68 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +21.75% -15.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.92 £12.31
90th Percentile £43.60 £48.53 £19.93
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year - +0.88% +2.32%

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 1,486 1,520 1,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.29% 23.72% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 901 586
South West median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £130 £133 £150
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 131 100
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £33.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +91.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £43.14
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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020. 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 +38 148 £178 -11.25% 19
Wiltshire +24 127 £193 -35.83% 20
Gloucestershire +8 68 £265 -33.75% 11
Dorset +13 49 £208 +38.33% 4
Devon +14 33 £363 +126.56% 8
Somerset +8 28 £140 -54.29% 11
Cornwall -7 2 £250 +25.00% 2
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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.

1 459 (100.00%) Windows
2 262 (57.08%) Windows 7
3 184 (40.09%) Active Directory
4 177 (38.56%) Office 365
5 153 (33.33%) SCCM
6 151 (32.90%) Microsoft
7 97 (21.13%) Windows Server
8 92 (20.04%) Security Cleared
9 81 (17.65%) ITIL
10 80 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
11 76 (16.56%) SC Cleared
12 75 (16.34%) Migration
13 66 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 64 (13.94%) PowerShell
14 64 (13.94%) Public Sector
15 52 (11.33%) VMware
16 45 (9.80%) Telecoms
17 39 (8.50%) Finance
18 36 (7.84%) DV Cleared
19 35 (7.63%) Manufacturing
20 34 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
21 33 (7.19%) Electronics
21 33 (7.19%) SAP
21 33 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
21 33 (7.19%) Programme Management
21 33 (7.19%) Digital Marketing
21 33 (7.19%) Marketing
22 29 (6.32%) Skype
23 28 (6.10%) Azure
24 27 (5.88%) 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 27 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 22 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.65%) IIS
6 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 80 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 177 (38.56%) Office 365
2 28 (6.10%) Azure
3 12 (2.61%) AWS
4 10 (2.18%) OneDrive
5 6 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.44%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.32%) Skype
2 17 (3.70%) DNS
3 16 (3.49%) DHCP
4 13 (2.83%) VPN
5 9 (1.96%) LAN
5 9 (1.96%) WAN
6 6 (1.31%) Firewall
6 6 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (1.31%) WAAS
7 4 (0.87%) SAN
7 4 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.65%) VoIP
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.44%) Internet
9 2 (0.44%) Network Security
9 2 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.44%) VLAN
10 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.27%) AdminStudio
1 15 (3.27%) MSI
2 5 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.22%) GCC
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (13.94%) Public Sector
2 45 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 39 (8.50%) Finance
4 35 (7.63%) Manufacturing
5 33 (7.19%) Electronics
5 33 (7.19%) Marketing
6 17 (3.70%) Retail
7 14 (3.05%) Banking
8 8 (1.74%) Local Government
9 7 (1.53%) Publishing
10 2 (0.44%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 124 (27.02%) Support Engineer
2 94 (20.48%) Windows Engineer
3 74 (16.12%) Deployment Engineer
4 65 (14.16%) Desktop Support
5 61 (13.29%) Desktop Engineer
6 52 (11.33%) IT Support
7 51 (11.11%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 50 (10.89%) 2nd Line Support
9 47 (10.24%) IT Engineer
10 44 (9.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 37 (8.06%) IT Support Engineer
12 35 (7.63%) Analyst
13 33 (7.19%) Windows Support Engineer
14 28 (6.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 26 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 23 (5.01%) 1st Line Support
17 22 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
17 22 (4.79%) Rollout Engineer
18 20 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 19 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.36%) XML
2 10 (2.18%) Software Packaging
3 7 (1.53%) Universal Windows Platform
4 6 (1.31%) Web Services
5 4 (0.87%) Middleware
6 3 (0.65%) .NET
6 3 (0.65%) ODBC
7 2 (0.44%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.22%) KML
8 1 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.66%) Smartphone
2 24 (5.23%) Driving Licence
3 15 (3.27%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.53%) NHS
5 7 (1.53%) User Experience
6 5 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.65%) Clustering
8 3 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.65%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.65%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.44%) iPad
9 2 (0.44%) PKI
9 2 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 459 (100.00%) Windows
2 262 (57.08%) Windows 7
3 97 (21.13%) Windows Server
4 66 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.96%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.74%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.53%) Linux
9 6 (1.31%) Android
10 5 (1.09%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.87%) Unix
12 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.22%) Solaris
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (17.65%) ITIL
2 75 (16.34%) Migration
3 33 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (7.19%) Digital Marketing
3 33 (7.19%) Programme Management
4 26 (5.66%) Break/Fix
5 19 (4.14%) Service Delivery
6 18 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 16 (3.49%) Application Packaging
8 15 (3.27%) ITSM
9 12 (2.61%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (2.61%) Information Security
9 12 (2.61%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (2.61%) Service Management
10 11 (2.40%) Asset Management
11 9 (1.96%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (1.96%) Project Management
11 9 (1.96%) Scrum
11 9 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.94%) PowerShell
2 6 (1.31%) VBScript
3 5 (1.09%) VB
4 4 (0.87%) Python
4 4 (0.87%) SQL
5 3 (0.65%) VB6
6 1 (0.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 92 (20.04%) Security Cleared
2 76 (16.56%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.84%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.31%) CISA
7 6 (1.31%) CISM
7 6 (1.31%) CISSP
7 6 (1.31%) DBS Check
7 6 (1.31%) Degree
8 4 (0.87%) SANS
9 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.65%) CCNA
9 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.65%) MCP
10 2 (0.44%) CCNP
10 2 (0.44%) ISEB
10 2 (0.44%) MCSA
10 2 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.05%) SLA
2 4 (0.87%) GDPR
3 2 (0.44%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) NCSC
System Software
1 184 (40.09%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.70%) vSphere
4 17 (3.70%) XenApp
5 16 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (1.74%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.87%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.65%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.44%) NDS
11 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 153 (33.33%) SCCM
2 19 (4.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (3.70%) PowerCLI
4 11 (2.40%) SCOM
5 7 (1.53%) WSUS
6 5 (1.09%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.87%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.65%) Ansible
8 3 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.65%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.65%) SCSM
9 2 (0.44%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.44%) Nessus
9 2 (0.44%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.44%) vRealize
10 1 (0.22%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 151 (32.90%) Microsoft
2 52 (11.33%) VMware
3 33 (7.19%) SAP
4 22 (4.79%) Citrix
5 21 (4.58%) Dell
6 12 (2.61%) Apple
6 12 (2.61%) HP
7 11 (2.40%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.74%) Cisco
8 8 (1.74%) Remedy
9 7 (1.53%) McAfee
9 7 (1.53%) Oracle
9 7 (1.53%) Sophos
10 6 (1.31%) Ivanti
11 5 (1.09%) MobileIron
12 4 (0.87%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.87%) BMC
13 3 (0.65%) ArcSight
13 3 (0.65%) IBM
13 3 (0.65%) Northgate