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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 80 97 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 10 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.87% 0.51% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.54% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Median daily rate £360 £270 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.20% -6.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £255 £265
% change year-on-year
+19.60% -3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -10.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.63 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -3.12%
Windows Engineer
West Yorkshire

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
1089 1482 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.03% 93.80% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 983 733
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 45 36
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.13 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) vSphere
5 9 (39.13%) Server Building
5 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) Citrix
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
7 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (30.43%) SCCM
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) DHCP
8 6 (26.09%) XenApp
8 6 (26.09%) Office 365
8 6 (26.09%) ThinPrint
9 5 (21.74%) Migration
9 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
11 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (13.04%) Data Centre

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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (26.09%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) Skype
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Games
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Server Building
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) C
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO22301
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
1 9 (39.13%) vSphere
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
3 6 (26.09%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Citrix
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) ThinPrint
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) HP