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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 142 198 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.66% 11.52% 11.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.51% 49.38% 56.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 107 71
Median daily rate £325 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £195 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £11.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £9.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £18.22 £16.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
319 401 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.70% 23.33% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 250 137
Median daily rate £370 £375 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £9.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £22.50 £150.00
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 25 August 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 25 August 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.

1 114 (40.28%) Active Directory
2 111 (39.22%) Windows Server
3 102 (36.04%) Microsoft
4 92 (32.51%) VMware
5 86 (30.39%) SQL Server
6 65 (22.97%) SQL
7 63 (22.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (21.55%) Linux
9 58 (20.49%) Windows 7
10 53 (18.73%) ITIL
11 52 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (17.67%) PowerShell
13 47 (16.61%) Finance
14 42 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (14.13%) MS Office
16 37 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 37 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (11.66%) TDD
17 33 (11.66%) JavaScript
17 33 (11.66%) CRM
17 33 (11.66%) Legal
18 32 (11.31%) Firewall
18 32 (11.31%) DNS
19 30 (10.60%) Migration
20 29 (10.25%) Cisco
20 29 (10.25%) MS Excel
21 28 (9.89%) Citrix
22 27 (9.54%) Windows XP
22 27 (9.54%) Problem Management
23 26 (9.19%) ITSM

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 (8.83%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.53%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.83%) SAS
6 7 (2.47%) Apache
6 7 (2.47%) IIS
7 6 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.06%) IBM Domino
10 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.71%) nginx
11 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.35%) Confluence
12 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (14.13%) MS Office
2 29 (10.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (8.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.83%) Office 365
3 4 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.71%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.71%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.31%) DNS
1 32 (11.31%) Firewall
2 25 (8.83%) SAN
3 18 (6.36%) VPN
4 17 (6.01%) LAN
4 17 (6.01%) WAN
5 16 (5.65%) Internet
6 12 (4.24%) DHCP
7 10 (3.53%) MPLS
8 7 (2.47%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.47%) VRRP
9 6 (2.12%) FTP
9 6 (2.12%) NAS
9 6 (2.12%) VoIP
10 5 (1.77%) DSL
10 5 (1.77%) Intranet
10 5 (1.77%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.77%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (1.41%) EIGRP
11 4 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.30%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.95%) CouchDB
5 11 (3.89%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.83%) MySQL
8 6 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.77%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.41%) DB2
10 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (4.59%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.53%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.47%) Travis CI
5 5 (1.77%) JIRA
6 4 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.06%) Subversion
8 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.71%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.71%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.71%) JUnit
8 2 (0.71%) Maven
8 2 (0.71%) MSI
8 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.35%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (16.61%) Finance
2 33 (11.66%) Legal
3 9 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.83%) Banking
5 7 (2.47%) Publishing
6 6 (2.12%) Games
7 5 (1.77%) Retail
8 4 (1.41%) Law
9 2 (0.71%) Electronics
9 2 (0.71%) iGaming
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (18.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (15.90%) Analyst
3 35 (12.37%) Windows Engineer
4 27 (9.54%) Developer
5 23 (8.13%) Service Analyst
5 23 (8.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (7.07%) VMware Engineer
7 19 (6.71%) Server Engineer
7 19 (6.71%) Support Analyst
8 18 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (6.36%) Administrator
9 17 (6.01%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (5.65%) Java Developer
10 16 (5.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.30%) Support Engineer
11 15 (5.30%) Windows Server Engineer
12 14 (4.95%) Desktop Support
12 14 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (4.59%) Applications Support
13 13 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.13%) Web Services
2 20 (7.07%) AngularJS
2 20 (7.07%) CSS
2 20 (7.07%) Node.js
3 19 (6.71%) .NET
3 19 (6.71%) React
4 17 (6.01%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (6.01%) Spring
5 15 (5.30%) Hibernate
5 15 (5.30%) RESTful
6 14 (4.95%) Ember.js
6 14 (4.95%) JPA
6 14 (4.95%) LESS
7 9 (3.18%) HTML
8 7 (2.47%) XML
9 5 (1.77%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.77%) LAMP
9 5 (1.77%) Middleware
9 5 (1.77%) ODBC
10 4 (1.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.77%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.42%) Blackberry
3 18 (6.36%) iPad
4 17 (6.01%) iPhone
5 14 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.95%) Replication
6 13 (4.59%) Clustering
7 9 (3.18%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.12%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.12%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Licensing
11 4 (1.41%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.41%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.41%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.41%) PKI
11 4 (1.41%) Video Editing
12 3 (1.06%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 111 (39.22%) Windows Server
2 61 (21.55%) Linux
3 58 (20.49%) Windows 7
4 52 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (9.54%) Windows XP
7 25 (8.83%) Unix
8 22 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (4.59%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.12%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.06%) AIX
12 3 (1.06%) Android
12 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.71%) HPUX
13 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.71%) Solaris
13 2 (0.71%) SUSE
13 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.73%) ITIL
2 37 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.66%) CRM
3 33 (11.66%) TDD
4 30 (10.60%) Migration
5 27 (9.54%) Problem Management
6 26 (9.19%) ITSM
7 17 (6.01%) DevOps
7 17 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (4.59%) Service Management
9 13 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (4.24%) High Availability
10 12 (4.24%) Load Balancing
10 12 (4.24%) Open Source
11 11 (3.89%) Change Management
11 11 (3.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (3.53%) Programme Management
12 10 (3.53%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.97%) SQL
2 50 (17.67%) PowerShell
3 33 (11.66%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.19%) Java
5 14 (4.95%) ECMAScript
5 14 (4.95%) ES6
6 11 (3.89%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.53%) Ruby
8 9 (3.18%) Perl
9 7 (2.47%) PHP
9 7 (2.47%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.47%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.12%) C#
11 4 (1.41%) C++
11 4 (1.41%) VBScript
12 3 (1.06%) C
12 3 (1.06%) Delphi
12 3 (1.06%) VB
13 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (4.24%) MCSE
3 8 (2.83%) CCNP
4 6 (2.12%) Degree
4 6 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.77%) MCSA
6 4 (1.41%) CCNA
6 4 (1.41%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.06%) MCITP
7 3 (1.06%) RHCE
8 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.71%) CCDE
8 2 (0.71%) CCIE
8 2 (0.71%) MCP
8 2 (0.71%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.35%) CCSP
9 1 (0.35%) CITP
9 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) HL7
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 114 (40.28%) Active Directory
2 63 (22.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.18%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.83%) XenApp
7 7 (2.47%) vSphere
8 6 (2.12%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.41%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.35%) Docker
11 1 (0.35%) KVM
11 1 (0.35%) Squid
11 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.35%) vCloud
11 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (8.83%) SCCM
2 23 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (8.13%) Puppet
3 17 (6.01%) Ansible
4 10 (3.53%) SCOM
5 5 (1.77%) vMotion
6 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (1.41%) Opsview
7 3 (1.06%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.06%) WSUS
8 2 (0.71%) DameWare
8 2 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.71%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) Graphite
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) SCSM
9 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 102 (36.04%) Microsoft
2 92 (32.51%) VMware
3 29 (10.25%) Cisco
4 28 (9.89%) Citrix
5 20 (7.07%) HP
6 18 (6.36%) NetApp
6 18 (6.36%) Oracle
7 15 (5.30%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.89%) Dell
8 11 (3.89%) F5
9 10 (3.53%) EMC
9 10 (3.53%) IBM
10 9 (3.18%) Symantec
11 6 (2.12%) Adobe
11 6 (2.12%) SonicWALL
12 5 (1.77%) Apple
12 5 (1.77%) NETGEAR
12 5 (1.77%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.41%) CommVault
13 4 (1.41%) SAP
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