The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 116 139 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.66% 15.72% 7.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.56% 55.82% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 54 30
Average daily rate
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£270 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% -16.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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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
225 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.61% 28.17% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 130 94
Average daily rate £270 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 12
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% -16.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 93 (38.11%) Microsoft
2 81 (33.20%) Active Directory
3 66 (27.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 60 (24.59%) VMware
6 49 (20.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (15.98%) SAN
7 39 (15.98%) SQL Server
7 39 (15.98%) MS Excel
8 37 (15.16%) Windows XP
8 37 (15.16%) .NET
9 34 (13.93%) MS Exchange
9 34 (13.93%) Service Management
10 32 (13.11%) SQL
11 29 (11.89%) Citrix
12 28 (11.48%) ITIL
13 26 (10.66%) CentOS
14 24 (9.84%) Linux
15 23 (9.43%) NetApp
15 23 (9.43%) Ubuntu
15 23 (9.43%) Incident Management
16 22 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (9.02%) Python
16 22 (9.02%) C#
17 21 (8.61%) ASP.NET
17 21 (8.61%) Migration
18 20 (8.20%) MS Office
18 20 (8.20%) Oracle
18 20 (8.20%) Splunk
18 20 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (13.93%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (4.92%) Lync
4 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.46%) IIS
7 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.05%) Apache
8 4 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.82%) Kentico
10 2 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.82%) CMS
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.20%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.64%) Office 365
2 3 (1.23%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Route 53
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.98%) SAN
2 15 (6.15%) Firewall
3 8 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.28%) VPN
4 7 (2.87%) Wireless
4 7 (2.87%) DNS
4 7 (2.87%) S/MIME
4 7 (2.87%) LAN
4 7 (2.87%) DHCP
4 7 (2.87%) Unified Communications
5 6 (2.46%) WAN
6 5 (2.05%) IPsec
6 5 (2.05%) MPLS
7 4 (1.64%) SSL
8 3 (1.23%) Internet
8 3 (1.23%) HTTP
8 3 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.82%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.51%) MySQL
2 11 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.82%) RavenDB
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.41%) MS Access
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.41%) Redis
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.28%) Selenium
2 7 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.64%) Maven
4 4 (1.64%) Subversion
5 3 (1.23%) Behat
5 3 (1.23%) MSTest
6 2 (0.82%) LLBLGen Pro
6 2 (0.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.82%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.41%) NUnit
7 1 (0.41%) JMeter
7 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.41%) MSI
7 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 16 (6.56%) Finance
2 8 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (15.98%) Analyst
2 34 (13.93%) Developer
3 30 (12.30%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (8.61%) Service Analyst
4 21 (8.61%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (7.38%) Support Engineer
6 17 (6.97%) .NET Developer
7 12 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (4.92%) Administrator
8 11 (4.51%) Desktop Support
8 11 (4.51%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (3.69%) Architect
9 9 (3.69%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (3.28%) Exchange Engineer
10 8 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (2.87%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (2.46%) VB6 Developer
12 6 (2.46%) Senior VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.16%) .NET
2 21 (8.61%) ASP.NET
3 19 (7.79%) Web Services
4 15 (6.15%) WinForms
5 13 (5.33%) WCF
6 9 (3.69%) HTML
7 7 (2.87%) XML
7 7 (2.87%) CSS
8 6 (2.46%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.05%) XMPP
10 4 (1.64%) Middleware
11 3 (1.23%) J2EE
11 3 (1.23%) ADO
11 3 (1.23%) CSS3
11 3 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (1.23%) WPF
11 3 (1.23%) jQuery
11 3 (1.23%) LINQ
12 2 (0.82%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.05%) Blackberry
1 5 (2.05%) NHS
1 5 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.64%) Mobile App
2 4 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.64%) Clustering
3 3 (1.23%) User Experience
3 3 (1.23%) iPhone
4 2 (0.82%) Statistics
4 2 (0.82%) Replication
5 1 (0.41%) Handset
5 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.41%) Animation
5 1 (0.41%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 61 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 49 (20.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (15.16%) Windows XP
5 26 (10.66%) CentOS
6 24 (9.84%) Linux
7 23 (9.43%) Ubuntu
8 20 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (5.74%) UNIX
10 6 (2.46%) VMS
11 5 (2.05%) Android
11 5 (2.05%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.23%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.23%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.41%) AIX
15 1 (0.41%) HPUX
15 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.93%) Service Management
2 28 (11.48%) ITIL
3 23 (9.43%) Incident Management
4 21 (8.61%) Migration
5 19 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (6.56%) Workflow
7 14 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (5.33%) MVC
9 8 (3.28%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (3.28%) Project Management
9 8 (3.28%) TDD
10 6 (2.46%) Data Entry
10 6 (2.46%) Manual Testing
10 6 (2.46%) Test Scripting
10 6 (2.46%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (2.46%) Automation Testing
10 6 (2.46%) Scrum
10 6 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.11%) SQL
2 22 (9.02%) Python
2 22 (9.02%) C#
3 16 (6.56%) VB.NET
4 13 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.10%) Java
6 9 (3.69%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.69%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.87%) C++
7 7 (2.87%) VB
8 6 (2.46%) PHP
8 6 (2.46%) VB6
9 5 (2.05%) C
10 4 (1.64%) Ruby
10 4 (1.64%) VBA
11 3 (1.23%) Perl
12 2 (0.82%) Delphi
13 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.41%) VBScript
13 1 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.87%) MCSE
5 5 (2.05%) MCSA
5 5 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.64%) Degree
7 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.82%) MCITP
8 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.82%) ISEB
8 2 (0.82%) CCNA
9 1 (0.41%) MCP
9 1 (0.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.87%) SLA
1 7 (2.87%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (33.20%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.15%) VMware Server
4 14 (5.74%) vSphere
5 12 (4.92%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.87%) XenApp
8 5 (2.05%) Xen
9 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.41%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.41%) XenServer
9 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.79%) SCCM
2 12 (4.92%) SCOM
3 7 (2.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.23%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.82%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Salt
6 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.41%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.41%) Puppet
6 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 93 (38.11%) Microsoft
2 60 (24.59%) VMware
3 29 (11.89%) Citrix
4 23 (9.43%) NetApp
5 20 (8.20%) Oracle
5 20 (8.20%) Splunk
6 18 (7.38%) HP
6 18 (7.38%) Cisco
7 9 (3.69%) IBM
7 9 (3.69%) Symantec
8 7 (2.87%) Postini
8 7 (2.87%) Google
9 5 (2.05%) EMC
10 4 (1.64%) Dell
11 3 (1.23%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.82%) Riverbed
12 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.82%) Sencha
12 2 (0.82%) Appcelerator
12 2 (0.82%) Cyber-Ark
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