Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 41 94
Rank change year-on-year -20 +53 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 57 59 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.28% 4.83% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.38% 19.87% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 5
Wales median daily rate £189 £185 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.03% +37.04% -
10th Percentile £113 £124 £125
90th Percentile £385 £388 £175
UK median daily rate £240 £268 £275
% change year-on-year -10.28% -2.73% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 2
Wales median hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £76.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.33% -80.26% -
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.65 £24.30
90th Percentile £13.65 £18.75 £131.70
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £15.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.86% +0.83% -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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 348 297 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.00% 24.30% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 180 196
Wales median daily rate £395 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.33% -14.38% +12.68%
10th Percentile £182 £130 £158
90th Percentile £533 £475 £556
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 35 45
Wales median hourly rate £12.41 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.34% +12.00% +7.76%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.35 £10.10
90th Percentile £42.00 £21.13 £45.05
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.29
% change year-on-year -0.40% +7.43% -1.27%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -41 29 £155 -16.22% 8
North Wales +11 21 £325 +80.56% 1
West Wales +4 3 £369 -7.66% 1
Mid Wales -8 2 £125 +42.86%
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
3 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (35.09%) Migration
5 18 (31.58%) Windows 7
6 13 (22.81%) Windows XP
7 12 (21.05%) Apple
7 12 (21.05%) Time Management
7 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (12.28%) Office 365
9 7 (12.28%) SCCM
10 6 (10.53%) Citrix
10 6 (10.53%) NHS
10 6 (10.53%) ITIL
11 5 (8.77%) HP
12 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
12 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (7.02%) Driving Licence
12 4 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
13 3 (5.26%) SQL
14 2 (3.51%) MSI
14 2 (3.51%) InstallShield
14 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
14 2 (3.51%) Ivanti
14 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
14 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared

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 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) FTP
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) InstallShield
1 2 (3.51%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (1.75%) Games
1 1 (1.75%) Legal
1 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) IT Support
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Deployment Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Rollout Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Hardware Specialist
8 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) IT Technician
9 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (5.26%) Mobile Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Support Technician
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Rollout Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) NHS
2 4 (7.02%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 13 (22.81%) Windows XP
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Migration
2 12 (21.05%) Time Management
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL
4 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.75%) Application Discovery
6 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.75%) Break/Fix
6 1 (1.75%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (1.75%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (1.75%) Information Governance
6 1 (1.75%) ITSM
6 1 (1.75%) Line Management
6 1 (1.75%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Server Management
6 1 (1.75%) Service Management
6 1 (1.75%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) Apple
3 6 (10.53%) Citrix
4 5 (8.77%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.75%) Acronis
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Intel
6 1 (1.75%) Veeam