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 2 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 141 190 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.73% 12.10% 11.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.21% 55.23% 55.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 109 72
Median daily rate £375 £355 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +61.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £152 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 17
Median hourly rate £11.35 £14.50 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.72% +9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.11 £9.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +6.89%
Windows
West Yorkshire

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
369 344 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.47% 21.91% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 209 143
Median daily rate £400 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £204 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £309
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £9.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 2 July 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 92 (32.97%) Microsoft
1 92 (32.97%) Windows Server
2 86 (30.82%) Active Directory
3 79 (28.32%) SQL Server
4 73 (26.16%) Linux
5 69 (24.73%) VMware
6 67 (24.01%) SQL
7 54 (19.35%) Windows 7
8 49 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (17.56%) Finance
9 44 (15.77%) ITIL
9 44 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (13.62%) Java
12 36 (12.90%) MS Office
13 35 (12.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (12.19%) Firewall
15 33 (11.83%) PowerShell
16 32 (11.47%) Unix
17 30 (10.75%) JavaScript
17 30 (10.75%) Cisco
18 29 (10.39%) MS Excel
18 29 (10.39%) Windows XP
18 29 (10.39%) TDD
19 27 (9.68%) Legal
20 26 (9.32%) RabbitMQ
21 25 (8.96%) MS Exchange
21 25 (8.96%) CRM
21 25 (8.96%) Oracle
21 25 (8.96%) Citrix

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 25 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.94%) Skype for Business
3 11 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.51%) SAS
5 6 (2.15%) Apache
5 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.43%) CloudStack
6 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.43%) IIS
6 4 (1.43%) JBoss
6 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.08%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.36%) CICS
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (12.90%) MS Office
2 29 (10.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (6.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.89%) Office 365
2 21 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.19%) Firewall
2 25 (8.96%) SAN
3 17 (6.09%) Internet
4 15 (5.38%) LAN
5 14 (5.02%) WAN
6 11 (3.94%) DNS
7 10 (3.58%) VPN
8 6 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (2.15%) MPLS
9 5 (1.79%) DHCP
9 5 (1.79%) FWSM
9 5 (1.79%) Network Security
9 5 (1.79%) VoIP
10 4 (1.43%) BGP
10 4 (1.43%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.43%) FTP
10 4 (1.43%) Intranet
10 4 (1.43%) NAS
10 4 (1.43%) OSPF
10 4 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (28.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.53%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.81%) CouchDB
3 19 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.38%) MySQL
5 10 (3.58%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.87%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.79%) DB2
10 5 (1.79%) Informix
10 5 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.94%) Maven
3 11 (3.94%) Subversion
4 10 (3.58%) JIRA
5 8 (2.87%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.15%) Hudson
7 6 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (1.79%) JUnit
8 5 (1.79%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.43%) Ant
9 4 (1.43%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.43%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.72%) Selenium
11 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (17.56%) Finance
2 27 (9.68%) Legal
3 10 (3.58%) Banking
3 10 (3.58%) Games
4 9 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.51%) Law
6 5 (1.79%) Retail
7 4 (1.43%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) iGaming
8 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (20.79%) Analyst
2 45 (16.13%) Developer
3 31 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 26 (9.32%) Administrator
4 26 (9.32%) Java Developer
5 25 (8.96%) Support Analyst
6 24 (8.60%) Service Analyst
7 23 (8.24%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (6.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (6.09%) Applications Support
8 17 (6.09%) Server Engineer
9 16 (5.73%) Desktop Support
9 16 (5.73%) Support Engineer
9 16 (5.73%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (5.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.66%) Applications Support Analyst
11 13 (4.66%) Node.js Developer
11 13 (4.66%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.32%) RabbitMQ
2 24 (8.60%) Spring
2 24 (8.60%) Web Services
3 23 (8.24%) CSS
3 23 (8.24%) Hibernate
4 22 (7.89%) AngularJS
4 22 (7.89%) Node.js
4 22 (7.89%) React
5 19 (6.81%) Ember.js
5 19 (6.81%) JPA
5 19 (6.81%) LESS
5 19 (6.81%) RESTful
6 16 (5.73%) .NET
7 11 (3.94%) Middleware
8 10 (3.58%) HTML
8 10 (3.58%) XML
9 7 (2.51%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (2.51%) JSON
10 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.09%) Blackberry
3 16 (5.73%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.66%) Clustering
5 12 (4.30%) iPad
5 12 (4.30%) iPhone
6 9 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.51%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.15%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.15%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.15%) Replication
9 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.79%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.43%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (1.43%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.43%) Video Editing
11 3 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 92 (32.97%) Windows Server
2 73 (26.16%) Linux
3 54 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 40 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (12.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (11.47%) Unix
7 29 (10.39%) Windows XP
8 17 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.94%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.87%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.51%) AIX
13 6 (2.15%) SUSE
14 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.79%) HPUX
15 3 (1.08%) Android
15 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.36%) CentOS
17 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (15.77%) ITIL
2 29 (10.39%) TDD
3 25 (8.96%) CRM
4 22 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 20 (7.17%) ITSM
5 20 (7.17%) Migration
6 17 (6.09%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (5.73%) High Availability
8 15 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (5.02%) Change Management
9 14 (5.02%) DevOps
10 12 (4.30%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.30%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.94%) Scrum
11 11 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.58%) Web Operations
13 9 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.23%) Service Delivery
14 8 (2.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.01%) SQL
2 38 (13.62%) Java
3 33 (11.83%) PowerShell
4 30 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.81%) ECMAScript
5 19 (6.81%) ES6
6 17 (6.09%) Perl
7 14 (5.02%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.30%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.94%) C#
10 10 (3.58%) Ruby
11 7 (2.51%) Python
11 7 (2.51%) VB
12 6 (2.15%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.43%) C++
13 4 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.08%) C
14 3 (1.08%) VBA
14 3 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.23%) MCSE
4 8 (2.87%) MCSA
5 7 (2.51%) CCNP
5 7 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.79%) Degree
6 5 (1.79%) MCITP
6 5 (1.79%) SAS Certification
7 4 (1.43%) CCNA
7 4 (1.43%) MCP
7 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.08%) CCIE
8 3 (1.08%) CISSP
8 3 (1.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.72%) CCDE
9 2 (0.72%) CCSP
9 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.58%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (30.82%) Active Directory
2 49 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.23%) vSphere
6 7 (2.51%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.15%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.15%) XenApp
8 5 (1.79%) KVM
8 5 (1.79%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.79%) Xen
9 4 (1.43%) vCloud
10 1 (0.36%) Docker
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.36%) Squid
10 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (6.45%) SCCM
2 14 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.66%) Puppet
4 6 (2.15%) Opsview
4 6 (2.15%) SCOM
5 5 (1.79%) Ansible
6 4 (1.43%) DameWare
6 4 (1.43%) logstash
7 3 (1.08%) Cacti
7 3 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.08%) Graphite
7 3 (1.08%) Nagios
7 3 (1.08%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.72%) Salt
8 2 (0.72%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.72%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (32.97%) Microsoft
2 69 (24.73%) VMware
3 30 (10.75%) Cisco
4 25 (8.96%) Citrix
4 25 (8.96%) Oracle
5 18 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 15 (5.38%) IBM
7 14 (5.02%) HP
8 13 (4.66%) F5
9 11 (3.94%) NetApp
10 8 (2.87%) EMC
11 6 (2.15%) Dell
12 5 (1.79%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.43%) Adobe
13 4 (1.43%) Apple
13 4 (1.43%) CA
13 4 (1.43%) Splunk
13 4 (1.43%) Symantec
13 4 (1.43%) TIBCO
14 3 (1.08%) Reuters
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Up to £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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