Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 52 83
Rank change year-on-year -12 +31 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 48 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.97% 3.73% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.50% 16.23% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 4
Wales median daily rate £182 £204 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +56.73% -
10th Percentile £109 £121 £116
90th Percentile £368 £407 £143
UK median daily rate £250 £275 £300
% change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 7 2
Wales median hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +22.45% -
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.30 £12.03
90th Percentile £13.25 £33.60 £12.68
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.71% +13.33% -13.04%

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 331 265 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.51% 22.98% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 171 187
Wales median daily rate £383 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% -12.50% +7.74%
10th Percentile £174 £130 £158
90th Percentile £525 £475 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 32 49
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.10
90th Percentile £28.00 £23.60 £21.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -29 28 £313 +47.06% 2
North Wales +11 13 £182 +1.36% 2
West Wales +10 4 £189 -33.77%
Mid Wales -8 2 £125 +42.86%
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (41.67%) Migration
4 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 13 (27.08%) Time Management
6 13 (27.08%) Apple
6 13 (27.08%) Windows XP
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL
7 8 (16.67%) SCCM
7 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (14.58%) Citrix
9 6 (12.50%) HP
10 5 (10.42%) Office 365
10 5 (10.42%) NHS
11 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
12 3 (6.25%) Ivanti
12 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
12 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (6.25%) MSI
12 3 (6.25%) InstallShield
12 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
13 2 (4.17%) SQL
13 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (4.17%) XenApp
13 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
13 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (4.17%) Software Testing

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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) InstallShield
1 3 (6.25%) MSI
2 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (2.08%) Games
1 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) IT Support
2 12 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 11 (22.92%) Deployment Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) Analyst
8 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (8.33%) IT Technician
10 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
10 3 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Support Technician
11 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) IT Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) NHS
2 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (27.08%) Windows XP
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Migration
2 13 (27.08%) Time Management
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (4.17%) Application Discovery
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.17%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.08%) Break/Fix
5 1 (2.08%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.08%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.08%) ITSM
5 1 (2.08%) Line Management
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.08%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.17%) XenApp
3 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Apple
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.08%) Veeam