The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 115 161 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.62% 11.20% 10.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.74% 53.85% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 82 73
Median daily rate £340 £314 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.25 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +24.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.15 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £35.60 £14.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
214 299 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.76% 20.81% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 182 210
Median daily rate £375 £393 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +13.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.15 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Windows.

1 90 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 85 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 80 (32.65%) Windows Server
4 64 (26.12%) Linux
5 63 (25.71%) VMware
6 53 (21.63%) Windows 7
7 52 (21.22%) SQL
8 48 (19.59%) DNS
8 48 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (19.18%) SQL Server
10 44 (17.96%) Finance
11 42 (17.14%) ITIL
12 40 (16.33%) MS Office
13 38 (15.51%) Unix
14 36 (14.69%) DevOps
15 35 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 29 (11.84%) Migration
16 29 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (11.43%) HTML
17 28 (11.43%) CSS
17 28 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
18 27 (11.02%) XML
19 26 (10.61%) TCP/IP
20 25 (10.20%) Citrix
20 25 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (9.80%) Ubuntu
21 24 (9.80%) SCCM
22 23 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
22 23 (9.39%) Python

Windows
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 17 (6.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (6.53%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.71%) IIS
3 14 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.27%) Apache
5 7 (2.86%) SAS
6 6 (2.45%) nginx
6 6 (2.45%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.04%) CMS
7 5 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.04%) IBM Domino
7 5 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.63%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.22%) CloudStack
9 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.22%) Plone
9 3 (1.22%) SilverStripe
9 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 40 (16.33%) MS Office
2 21 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.53%) Office 365
4 6 (2.45%) PaaS
5 4 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.41%) Heroku
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.59%) DNS
2 26 (10.61%) TCP/IP
3 21 (8.57%) LDAP
4 18 (7.35%) Firewall
4 18 (7.35%) SMTP
5 17 (6.94%) SNMP
6 16 (6.53%) DHCP
6 16 (6.53%) LAN
6 16 (6.53%) WAN
7 13 (5.31%) Internet
8 7 (2.86%) SAN
8 7 (2.86%) VPN
9 5 (2.04%) SSL
10 4 (1.63%) FTP
10 4 (1.63%) Intranet
10 4 (1.63%) Network Security
11 2 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.82%) NAS
11 2 (0.82%) SSH
11 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (5.31%) MySQL
4 11 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.86%) MS Access
6 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.45%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.04%) DB2
8 5 (2.04%) DB2 UDB
8 5 (2.04%) OLTP
8 5 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.27%) JIRA
3 5 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.22%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.22%) Selenium
6 2 (0.82%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.82%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.82%) JUnit
6 2 (0.82%) Robot Framework
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.82%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.41%) GoCD
7 1 (0.41%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.41%) Zephyr
General
1 44 (17.96%) Finance
2 18 (7.35%) Legal
3 4 (1.63%) Banking
3 4 (1.63%) Law
3 4 (1.63%) Retail
3 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.22%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) Electronics
5 2 (0.82%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (17.96%) Analyst
2 26 (10.61%) Administrator
2 26 (10.61%) Service Analyst
2 26 (10.61%) Service Desk Analyst
3 24 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (8.98%) Support Engineer
5 21 (8.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (6.53%) DBA
6 16 (6.53%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 14 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.31%) Developer
9 12 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (4.08%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 10 (4.08%) IT Support
11 9 (3.67%) VMware Engineer
12 8 (3.27%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.43%) CSS
1 28 (11.43%) HTML
2 27 (11.02%) XML
3 18 (7.35%) .NET
4 7 (2.86%) SOAP
4 7 (2.86%) Web Services
5 6 (2.45%) jQuery
6 5 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.63%) Ajax
7 4 (1.63%) LAMP
7 4 (1.63%) REST
8 3 (1.22%) ebXML
8 3 (1.22%) JSON
8 3 (1.22%) Node.js
8 3 (1.22%) RESTful
8 3 (1.22%) Spring
9 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.82%) ISPF
9 2 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.35%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.94%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.94%) iPad
3 16 (6.53%) iPhone
4 12 (4.90%) Replication
5 11 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.67%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.86%) iSeries
8 5 (2.04%) HACMP
9 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.63%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.63%) NHS
9 4 (1.63%) PKI
9 4 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.22%) Informatics
10 3 (1.22%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.22%) VCE vBlock
10 3 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 80 (32.65%) Windows Server
2 64 (26.12%) Linux
3 53 (21.63%) Windows 7
4 48 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (15.51%) Unix
6 28 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (9.80%) Ubuntu
8 23 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (9.39%) Windows XP
9 15 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.90%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.45%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.45%) Solaris
12 5 (2.04%) Android
12 5 (2.04%) CentOS
12 5 (2.04%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.22%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.82%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.14%) ITIL
2 36 (14.69%) DevOps
3 29 (11.84%) Migration
4 24 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (6.94%) ITSM
5 17 (6.94%) Problem Management
6 13 (5.31%) Project Management
7 12 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (4.90%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.49%) Scrum
9 10 (4.08%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (4.08%) CRM
9 10 (4.08%) Server Building
9 10 (4.08%) Service Management
10 9 (3.67%) Time Management
11 8 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.27%) TDD
11 8 (3.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.22%) SQL
2 35 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 23 (9.39%) Python
4 17 (6.94%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.31%) Java
6 9 (3.67%) Ruby
7 8 (3.27%) PHP
8 7 (2.86%) C++
8 7 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.45%) C
10 5 (2.04%) AWK
10 5 (2.04%) C#
11 4 (1.63%) Delphi
12 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.82%) JCL
13 2 (0.82%) XPath
13 2 (0.82%) XQuery
14 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.67%) Degree
2 9 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.27%) MCSE
4 4 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.63%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.63%) SAS Certification
4 4 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.22%) CCNP
5 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.22%) RHCE
5 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) CCA
6 2 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.82%) MCP
6 2 (0.82%) OCP
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.41%) CCNA
7 1 (0.41%) MCITP
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.27%) SLA
2 4 (1.63%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) HL7
3 3 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 29 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.35%) vSphere
4 13 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.08%) XenApp
6 8 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (2.86%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.63%) Docker
9 3 (1.22%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.22%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.82%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.82%) vCloud
10 2 (0.82%) VMware GSX
10 2 (0.82%) Xen
10 2 (0.82%) XenServer
11 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (9.80%) SCCM
2 15 (6.12%) Puppet
3 11 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.67%) Ansible
5 7 (2.86%) SCOM
5 7 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.45%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (1.63%) vRealize
9 3 (1.22%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.22%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.82%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.82%) WSUS
11 1 (0.41%) Opsview
11 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 85 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 63 (25.71%) VMware
3 25 (10.20%) Citrix
4 20 (8.16%) Cisco
5 19 (7.76%) Oracle
5 19 (7.76%) Splunk
6 12 (4.90%) NetApp
7 9 (3.67%) HP
8 8 (3.27%) Avaya
8 8 (3.27%) Dell
8 8 (3.27%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.27%) Symantec
9 7 (2.86%) Apple
10 6 (2.45%) IBM
10 6 (2.45%) ThinPrint
11 5 (2.04%) EMC
11 5 (2.04%) Veeam
12 4 (1.63%) Brocade
12 4 (1.63%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.22%) Atlassian
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