Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 August 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 63 80
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 44 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.99% 2.49% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.71% 10.95% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 4
Wales median daily rate £219 £190 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.46% +46.15% -
10th Percentile £111 £139 £116
90th Percentile £399 £425 £143
UK median daily rate £255 £300 £320
% change year-on-year -15.00% -6.25% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 2
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.76% +18.37% -
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.80 £12.03
90th Percentile £15.54 £31.20 £12.68
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £14.45
% change year-on-year -0.88% +10.73% -71.10%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 280 274 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.01% 22.78% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 188 163
Wales median daily rate £395 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £184 £136 £135
90th Percentile £550 £488 £514
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 54
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £77.50 £19.35
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Wales

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Wales

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Wales over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Wales

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Wales

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
South Wales -14 31 £250 -3.85% 6
North Wales +9 9 £152 -15.29%
West Wales +12 4 £189 +11.03% 2
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 18 (40.91%) Windows 7
5 16 (36.36%) Migration
6 13 (29.55%) SCCM
7 12 (27.27%) Time Management
8 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (22.73%) Apple
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL
10 9 (20.45%) Windows XP
10 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
11 8 (18.18%) Citrix
12 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (13.64%) McAfee
13 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
13 6 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (11.36%) SQL
15 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (9.09%) DNS
15 4 (9.09%) NHS
15 4 (9.09%) Office 365
15 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
15 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 3 (6.82%) Disk Encryption
16 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
16 3 (6.82%) Windows 8

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (6.82%) DHCP
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) InstallShield
1 3 (6.82%) MSI
2 1 (2.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 10 (22.73%) Desktop Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) IT Support
4 7 (15.91%) Deployment Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Rollout Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (6.82%) IT Technician
8 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
9 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) IT Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) NHS
2 3 (6.82%) CESG
2 3 (6.82%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.45%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Migration
2 12 (27.27%) Time Management
3 10 (22.73%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.82%) Disk Encryption
5 3 (6.82%) High Availability
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.55%) Application Discovery
6 2 (4.55%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.27%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.27%) Document Management
7 1 (2.27%) Information Governance
7 1 (2.27%) Line Management
7 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) MCSA
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) XenApp
4 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) SCCM
2 6 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Apple
3 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) McAfee
5 3 (6.82%) Becrypt
5 3 (6.82%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Ivanti
5 3 (6.82%) Remedy
5 3 (6.82%) Symantec
5 3 (6.82%) VMware