Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 131 215
Rank change year-on-year +71 +84 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 179 83 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.24% 1.49% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.26% 7.11% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 41 6
South West median daily rate £315 £170 £99
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.29% +72.15% -
10th Percentile £156 £110 £80
90th Percentile £515 £330 £375
England median daily rate £255 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -15.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 0
South West median hourly rate £17.35 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.06% - -
England median hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.53% -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 1037 1167 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.80% 20.89% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 688 768
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% -
10th Percentile £148 £130 £150
90th Percentile £525 £533 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 132 156
South West median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -12.33% +7.35%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.78 £11.17
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.68 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +21 49 £173 -31.00% 9
Wiltshire +31 45 £433 +208.93% 1
Gloucestershire +28 26 £275 +61.76%
Somerset +9 26 £315 +40.00%
Dorset +3 14 £425 +286.36% 5
Devon +3 9 £225 +38.46% 2
Cornwall -6 4 £300 -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 10 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 178 (99.44%) Windows
2 120 (67.04%) Active Directory
3 107 (59.78%) Windows 7
4 72 (40.22%) Office 365
5 55 (30.73%) Microsoft
6 47 (26.26%) Windows Server
7 46 (25.70%) SCCM
8 43 (24.02%) Security Cleared
8 43 (24.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (21.79%) Windows 8
10 36 (20.11%) Migration
11 28 (15.64%) VMware
11 28 (15.64%) MS Exchange
11 28 (15.64%) Microsoft Office
11 28 (15.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (13.41%) Skype for Business
13 23 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
13 23 (12.85%) SC Cleared
14 21 (11.73%) Skype
15 20 (11.17%) Cisco
15 20 (11.17%) Citrix
15 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (10.61%) DV Cleared
16 19 (10.61%) Finance
17 18 (10.06%) VPN
17 18 (10.06%) PowerShell
18 15 (8.38%) DNS
19 14 (7.82%) Service Delivery
19 14 (7.82%) SCOM
19 14 (7.82%) AirWatch

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 28 (15.64%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.41%) Skype for Business
3 23 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (15.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) assyst
2 1 (0.56%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 72 (40.22%) Office 365
2 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.12%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.73%) Skype
2 18 (10.06%) VPN
3 15 (8.38%) DNS
4 12 (6.70%) DHCP
5 9 (5.03%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (5.03%) Ethernet
5 9 (5.03%) Unified Communications
6 6 (3.35%) Internet
7 5 (2.79%) LAN
7 5 (2.79%) WAN
8 4 (2.23%) SAN
8 4 (2.23%) SMS
9 3 (1.68%) Firewall
9 3 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.12%) Wireless
11 1 (0.56%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.56%) Clusterpoint
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 19 (10.61%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.91%) Electronics
4 7 (3.91%) Marketing
5 4 (2.23%) Legal
6 3 (1.68%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.68%) Law
7 2 (1.12%) Military
7 2 (1.12%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (20.67%) Support Engineer
2 36 (20.11%) Desktop Support
3 28 (15.64%) Desktop Engineer
4 23 (12.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 22 (12.29%) Analyst
6 16 (8.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 16 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (7.82%) Consultant
7 14 (7.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.26%) Architect
8 13 (7.26%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (6.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.15%) Administrator
9 11 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (5.59%) Active Directory Support
11 9 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Support
11 9 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.47%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.68%) Middleware
2 1 (0.56%) .NET
2 1 (0.56%) COM
2 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (5.03%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.91%) iPad
4 6 (3.35%) FMCG
5 5 (2.79%) iPhone
6 4 (2.23%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.68%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.12%) PDA
8 2 (1.12%) RIA
8 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 178 (99.44%) Windows
2 107 (59.78%) Windows 7
3 47 (26.26%) Windows Server
4 43 (24.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (21.79%) Windows 8
6 28 (15.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (6.15%) Apple iOS
7 11 (6.15%) Linux
8 8 (4.47%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.35%) Android
10 5 (2.79%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.11%) Migration
2 14 (7.82%) Service Delivery
3 13 (7.26%) ITIL
4 11 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.59%) Time Management
6 8 (4.47%) Information Security
6 8 (4.47%) Project Management
7 7 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.91%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.91%) Programme Management
8 6 (3.35%) Change Management
8 6 (3.35%) Data Protection
8 6 (3.35%) Identity Management
9 5 (2.79%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.79%) Information Security Management
9 5 (2.79%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (2.79%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (2.79%) PRINCE2
9 5 (2.79%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.06%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.91%) SQL
3 1 (0.56%) C
3 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (24.02%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.85%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.61%) DV Cleared
4 13 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.03%) CCIE
5 9 (5.03%) NVQ Level 4
6 4 (2.23%) CCNA
6 4 (2.23%) Degree
6 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.56%) CISA
8 1 (0.56%) CISM
8 1 (0.56%) CISSP
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.56%) Dell Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ISEB
8 1 (0.56%) MCSA
8 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) PMO
1 1 (0.56%) QA
1 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (67.04%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.70%) Hyper-V
2 12 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.23%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.68%) XenApp
6 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.12%) Xen
7 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (25.70%) SCCM
2 14 (7.82%) AirWatch
2 14 (7.82%) SCOM
3 9 (5.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.12%) WSUS
6 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 55 (30.73%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.64%) VMware
3 20 (11.17%) Cisco
3 20 (11.17%) Citrix
4 9 (5.03%) MobileIron
4 9 (5.03%) SAP
4 9 (5.03%) Symantec
5 6 (3.35%) Apple
5 6 (3.35%) HP
6 4 (2.23%) Dell
6 4 (2.23%) NetApp
7 3 (1.68%) EMC
7 3 (1.68%) IBM
7 3 (1.68%) McAfee
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle
7 3 (1.68%) Remedy
7 3 (1.68%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.68%) Veeam
8 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.12%) Google