The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 10
UK
Rank 191 376 618
Rank change year-on-year +185 +242  
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 616 281 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 0.53% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.56% 2.46% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 146 3
Median daily rate £358 £325 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -45.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £600
% change year-on-year +6.92% -45.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 20 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.63 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year -8.59% -  

Windows 10 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9385 11422 11433
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.72% 21.55% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5973 7075 6503
Median daily rate £408 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.23% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £193 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 686 932
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows 10 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +190 579 £355 +9.23% 153
London +151 245 £375 +7.14% 53
South East +95 127 £425 +36.00% 34
South West +27 51 £355 +29.09% 9
West Midlands +33 45 £408 +25.38% 12
Buckinghamshire +27 38 £525 +20.00% 5
Milton Keynes +27 35 £525 +44.32% 4
East of England +20 35 £295 -15.71% 14
City of London +24 31 £375 -11.76% 11
Scotland +38 29 £400 +10.34%
North West +25 27 £150 -65.51% 12
Surrey +20 23 £138 -71.05% 6
East Midlands -2 23 £240 +116.21% 10
Bristol +18 22 £500 +53.84% 2
Berkshire +34 21 £213 -52.77% 3
Yorkshire +30 20 £238 -36.66% 7
Hampshire +22 20 £200 -31.03% 14
Birmingham +6 17 £400 +23.07% 3
Oxfordshire 0 17 £475 +72.72% 3
Essex +4 13 £275 +52.77% 3
Reading +23 11 £313 -30.55% 1
West Yorkshire +20 11 £400 +6.66% 5
Edinburgh +19 11 £153 -57.93%
Staines -1 11 £575 +21.05% 2
Erskine - 10 £416 -
Renfrewshire - 10 £416 -
Leeds +15 9 £400 +6.66% 2
Manchester +14 9 £131 - 9
Oxford -3 9 £500 +122.22% 1
Herefordshire - 9 £650 -

Windows 10
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 1122 (99.91%) Windows
2 606 (53.96%) Active Directory
3 500 (44.52%) Windows 7
4 467 (41.59%) Microsoft
5 388 (34.55%) Office 365
6 344 (30.63%) SCCM
7 256 (22.80%) MS Office
8 205 (18.25%) Security Cleared
9 204 (18.17%) Windows Server
10 200 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 200 (17.81%) Citrix
11 194 (17.28%) Migration
12 192 (17.10%) VMware
13 187 (16.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 169 (15.05%) MS Excel
15 164 (14.60%) ITIL
16 155 (13.80%) SC Cleared
17 145 (12.91%) Windows 8
18 136 (12.11%) DNS
19 128 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
20 125 (11.13%) DHCP
21 124 (11.04%) PowerShell
22 113 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
23 110 (9.80%) MS Exchange
24 108 (9.62%) SharePoint
24 108 (9.62%) Cisco
25 104 (9.26%) Skype for Business
26 99 (8.82%) Skype
26 99 (8.82%) SQL
27 97 (8.64%) Finance

Windows 10
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 110 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 108 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 104 (9.26%) Skype for Business
4 50 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 35 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.80%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.62%) Drupal
10 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.36%) IIS
12 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.18%) Confluence
14 1 (0.089%) CMS
14 1 (0.089%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.089%) Moodle
14 1 (0.089%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 256 (22.80%) MS Office
2 169 (15.05%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.18%) MS Project
7 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.089%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 9 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) assyst
4 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.089%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 388 (34.55%) Office 365
2 113 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.01%) OneDrive
4 18 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (1.34%) SaaS
7 14 (1.25%) G Suite
8 13 (1.16%) IaaS
9 5 (0.45%) GitHub
10 4 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.36%) Yammer
11 1 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.089%) iTunes
11 1 (0.089%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (12.11%) DNS
2 125 (11.13%) DHCP
3 99 (8.82%) Skype
4 86 (7.66%) VPN
5 78 (6.95%) Firewall
6 69 (6.14%) LAN
7 62 (5.52%) TCP/IP
8 58 (5.16%) WAN
9 38 (3.38%) Internet
10 36 (3.21%) Remote Desktop
11 34 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
12 29 (2.58%) Wireless
13 26 (2.32%) VLAN
14 25 (2.23%) VoIP
15 24 (2.14%) SSL
16 20 (1.78%) SAN
17 15 (1.34%) HTTPS
17 15 (1.34%) Network Security
18 12 (1.07%) HTTP
18 12 (1.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (1.16%) MS Access
5 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.62%) Big Data
8 4 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.27%) MySQL
9 3 (0.27%) SQLite
10 1 (0.089%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.089%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.089%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.089%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.089%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.089%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (3.83%) MSI
2 14 (1.25%) JIRA
3 6 (0.53%) StarTeam
4 5 (0.45%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.45%) Zephyr
5 4 (0.36%) AdminStudio
6 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.18%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.089%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.089%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 97 (8.64%) Finance
2 44 (3.92%) Law
3 41 (3.65%) Legal
4 21 (1.87%) Banking
5 20 (1.78%) Retail
6 15 (1.34%) Advertising
7 14 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.16%) Marketing
9 11 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.80%) Publishing
11 8 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.71%) Games
12 5 (0.45%) Electronics
12 5 (0.45%) Local Government
13 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) Automotive
14 2 (0.18%) German Language
14 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.089%) Military
15 1 (0.089%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 183 (16.30%) Support Engineer
2 167 (14.87%) Analyst
3 136 (12.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 131 (11.67%) Architect
5 105 (9.35%) Windows Engineer
6 97 (8.64%) IT Support
7 83 (7.39%) Desktop Support
8 76 (6.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 75 (6.68%) Consultant
10 70 (6.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 69 (6.14%) Project Manager
12 68 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
12 68 (6.06%) Support Analyst
13 67 (5.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 57 (5.08%) IT Engineer
15 56 (4.99%) Technical Architect
16 51 (4.54%) Service Analyst
17 48 (4.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 48 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
18 45 (4.01%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.14%) .NET
2 9 (0.80%) SAML
2 9 (0.80%) Software Packaging
3 8 (0.71%) X-Windows
4 7 (0.62%) SailPoint
4 7 (0.62%) Web Services
5 5 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.36%) WinForms
6 4 (0.36%) WPF
7 3 (0.27%) SOAP
7 3 (0.27%) WCF
8 2 (0.18%) ADO
8 2 (0.18%) Middleware
9 1 (0.089%) CSS
9 1 (0.089%) HTML
9 1 (0.089%) Java SE
9 1 (0.089%) MFC
9 1 (0.089%) OAuth
9 1 (0.089%) PostGIS
9 1 (0.089%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (4.63%) Blackberry
2 44 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 38 (3.38%) PKI
4 27 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (1.60%) iPad
7 17 (1.51%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.34%) Fat Client
8 15 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.34%) Thin Client
9 14 (1.25%) iPhone
10 13 (1.16%) Clustering
10 13 (1.16%) Smartphone
11 12 (1.07%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.07%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.98%) BYOD
12 11 (0.98%) User Experience
13 10 (0.89%) PMI
14 9 (0.80%) Computer Science
15 7 (0.62%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1122 (99.91%) Windows
2 500 (44.52%) Windows 7
3 204 (18.17%) Windows Server
4 200 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 187 (16.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 145 (12.91%) Windows 8
7 80 (7.12%) Windows XP
8 78 (6.95%) Android
9 72 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 67 (5.97%) Linux
11 58 (5.16%) Apple iOS
12 48 (4.27%) Mac OS X
13 19 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (1.07%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.89%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.80%) Unix
16 9 (0.80%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.53%) AIX
17 6 (0.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 6 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (17.28%) Migration
2 164 (14.60%) ITIL
3 69 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (4.81%) Application Packaging
4 54 (4.81%) Project Management
5 45 (4.01%) PRINCE2
6 38 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (3.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (3.29%) Service Management
8 35 (3.12%) Mobile Device Management
9 34 (3.03%) Change Management
10 29 (2.58%) Problem Management
11 26 (2.32%) Patch Management
11 26 (2.32%) TOGAF
12 25 (2.23%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (1.96%) Software Distribution
14 21 (1.87%) Configuration Management
15 20 (1.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 19 (1.69%) Information Security
16 19 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (11.04%) PowerShell
2 99 (8.82%) SQL
3 45 (4.01%) VBScript
4 36 (3.21%) VB
5 25 (2.23%) C
6 17 (1.51%) C#
7 14 (1.25%) VBA
8 13 (1.16%) Python
9 12 (1.07%) REXX
9 12 (1.07%) Tcl
9 12 (1.07%) VB.NET
9 12 (1.07%) VB6
10 8 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.36%) Java
11 4 (0.36%) Perl
12 2 (0.18%) C++
13 1 (0.089%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.089%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.089%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 155 (13.80%) SC Cleared
3 62 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (3.21%) MCSE
5 34 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (2.49%) Degree
7 24 (2.14%) MCSA
8 22 (1.96%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.87%) MCP
10 20 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.60%) CCIE
12 14 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
13 12 (1.07%) CCNA
13 12 (1.07%) DBS Check
13 12 (1.07%) MCTS
13 12 (1.07%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.89%) PMP
15 9 (0.80%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.80%) MCITP
15 9 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.76%) SLA
2 16 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.98%) PMO
4 6 (0.53%) QA
5 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) DICOM
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.089%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 606 (53.96%) Active Directory
2 128 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (8.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 88 (7.84%) XenApp
5 69 (6.14%) Hyper-V
6 48 (4.27%) XenDesktop
7 47 (4.19%) BitLocker
8 38 (3.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 33 (2.94%) vSphere
10 23 (2.05%) VMware ESX
11 17 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.71%) DFS Replication
13 8 (0.71%) Xen
14 7 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.36%) ISA Server
17 3 (0.27%) Firmware
18 1 (0.089%) Terminal Server
18 1 (0.089%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 344 (30.63%) SCCM
2 65 (5.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 49 (4.36%) SCOM
4 28 (2.49%) WSUS
5 26 (2.32%) AirWatch
6 17 (1.51%) Cisco Prime
6 17 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 15 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.71%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.53%) Netcool
10 6 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.45%) AppDNA
11 5 (0.45%) DameWare
11 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.45%) Sysprep
12 4 (0.36%) EdgeSight
12 4 (0.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 467 (41.59%) Microsoft
2 200 (17.81%) Citrix
3 192 (17.10%) VMware
4 108 (9.62%) Cisco
5 55 (4.90%) HP
6 54 (4.81%) Apple
7 48 (4.27%) Symantec
8 36 (3.21%) LANDesk
9 34 (3.03%) ServiceNow
10 33 (2.94%) Dell
11 26 (2.32%) AppSense
12 24 (2.14%) Intel Security
13 22 (1.96%) Google
14 18 (1.60%) Remedy
15 13 (1.16%) Adobe
15 13 (1.16%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.98%) Avaya
16 11 (0.98%) Sophos
17 10 (0.89%) Polycom
18 9 (0.80%) ThinPrint
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