The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Windows Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Engineer
Rank 72 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 13 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 0.42% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.44% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Median daily rate £350 £340 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £340 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £250 £265
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £15.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1032 1372 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.38% 95.01% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 926 740
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.26 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Windows Engineer in the job title.

Windows Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Engineer across the Leeds region.

Windows Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
4 9 (56.25%) Server Building
4 9 (56.25%) vSphere
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (43.75%) DNS
7 6 (37.50%) ThinPrint
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) XenApp
7 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
8 5 (31.25%) SCCM
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 4 (25.00%) MS Office
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Office 365
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (18.75%) DevOps
10 3 (18.75%) SCOM
10 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
10 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Server Building
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Email Migration
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) C
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) vSphere
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) XenApp
2 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) ThinPrint
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam