Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 February 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 39 33
Rank change year-on-year +37 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 29 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 22.14% 1.27% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.44% 5.08% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £138 £345 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.14% +16.95% +136.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £180 £294 £295
% change year-on-year -38.72% -0.42% -19.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +14.81% -16.87%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.78 £11.95
90th Percentile £20.78 £18.23 £15.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.93 £13.50
% change year-on-year -0.50% +18.00% -10.00%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 45 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.35% 25.00% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 22
Staffordshire median daily rate £183 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.31% -10.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £120 £150 £295
90th Percentile £314 £397 £520
West Midlands median daily rate £378 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +0.67% +2.04% -5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £16.20 £15.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.23% -7.58% +13.87%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.10 £12.36
90th Percentile £24.88 £47.50 £37.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +9.31% -3.33%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Staffordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 10 in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Staffordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Staffordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Staffordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Staffordshire

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in Staffordshire

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Stoke-on-Trent +17 10 £130 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £136 - 2
Stafford - 3 - -
Lichfield - 2 £218 - 2
Windows 10
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
3 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 7 (24.14%) Migration
4 7 (24.14%) SCCM
5 6 (20.69%) Office 365
6 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) Time Management
6 4 (13.79%) Public Sector
7 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
8 2 (6.90%) Firewall
8 2 (6.90%) VMware
8 2 (6.90%) LAN
8 2 (6.90%) WAN
8 2 (6.90%) VPN
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (6.90%) SAN
8 2 (6.90%) Apple
8 2 (6.90%) NAS
8 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) VLAN
8 2 (6.90%) Contract Management
8 2 (6.90%) Break/Fix
8 2 (6.90%) Case Management
9 1 (3.45%) Application Virtualisation
9 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (3.45%) Windows Server

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Azure
2 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) NAS
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
1 2 (6.90%) VLAN
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) IT Support
3 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
3 5 (17.24%) IT Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Rollout Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Desktop Support
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Time Management
3 2 (6.90%) Break/Fix
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Case Management
3 2 (6.90%) Contract Management
4 1 (3.45%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) VMware