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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 101 150 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.24% 10.88% 7.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.55% 48.70% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 81 48
Median daily rate £340 £364 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% +0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.20 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.37 £21.50 £13.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
269 308 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.61% 22.34% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 203 149
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.05 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +17.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.47 £10.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 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 26 February 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 72 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 71 (32.87%) Active Directory
3 62 (28.70%) Linux
4 60 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 51 (23.61%) Windows 7
6 46 (21.30%) SQL
7 45 (20.83%) VMware
8 42 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (18.98%) Finance
10 37 (17.13%) DNS
11 36 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 35 (16.20%) MS Office
12 35 (16.20%) Unix
13 31 (14.35%) DevOps
14 30 (13.89%) JavaScript
15 29 (13.43%) ITIL
16 28 (12.96%) XML
17 27 (12.50%) HTML
18 26 (12.04%) CSS
19 25 (11.57%) Python
20 23 (10.65%) Migration
20 23 (10.65%) TCP/IP
21 22 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (10.19%) Ubuntu
22 21 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
23 20 (9.26%) Citrix
24 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
24 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
25 18 (8.33%) Splunk
25 18 (8.33%) Office 365

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 13 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (5.56%) IIS
2 12 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.17%) Apache
4 7 (3.24%) SAS
4 7 (3.24%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.31%) CMS
5 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.31%) IBM Domino
5 5 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.85%) nginx
6 4 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.39%) CloudStack
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.39%) Plone
7 3 (1.39%) SilverStripe
7 3 (1.39%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 35 (16.20%) MS Office
2 15 (6.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.33%) Office 365
3 9 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.85%) PaaS
6 2 (0.93%) IaaS
7 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.13%) DNS
2 23 (10.65%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.33%) LDAP
3 18 (8.33%) SMTP
4 17 (7.87%) Firewall
4 17 (7.87%) SNMP
5 13 (6.02%) DHCP
6 11 (5.09%) LAN
6 11 (5.09%) WAN
7 8 (3.70%) Internet
8 4 (1.85%) Network Security
8 4 (1.85%) SSL
9 3 (1.39%) Intranet
9 3 (1.39%) SAN
10 2 (0.93%) FTP
10 2 (0.93%) VPN
11 1 (0.46%) Extranet
11 1 (0.46%) HTTP
11 1 (0.46%) SSH
11 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.17%) MySQL
2 9 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.24%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.31%) DB2
6 5 (2.31%) DB2 UDB
6 5 (2.31%) OLTP
6 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.85%) MS Access
8 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (4.63%) JIRA
2 5 (2.31%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.85%) Android Studio
3 4 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.39%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.39%) Selenium
5 2 (0.93%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.93%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.46%) GoCD
6 1 (0.46%) MSTest
6 1 (0.46%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.46%) YouTrack
6 1 (0.46%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (18.98%) Finance
2 17 (7.87%) Legal
3 5 (2.31%) Retail
4 4 (1.85%) Banking
4 4 (1.85%) Electronics
4 4 (1.85%) Law
5 3 (1.39%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (19.91%) Analyst
2 27 (12.50%) Administrator
3 25 (11.57%) Service Analyst
3 25 (11.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (10.19%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.87%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (7.41%) DBA
6 16 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 15 (6.94%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (6.02%) Developer
10 11 (5.09%) Desktop Support
10 11 (5.09%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (4.63%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.17%) IT Support
12 9 (4.17%) Service Desk Support
12 9 (4.17%) Service Desk Support Analyst
13 8 (3.70%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.96%) XML
2 27 (12.50%) HTML
3 26 (12.04%) CSS
4 14 (6.48%) .NET
5 5 (2.31%) Web Services
6 4 (1.85%) jQuery
6 4 (1.85%) SOAP
7 3 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.39%) HTML5
7 3 (1.39%) RESTful
8 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.93%) Google Maps API
8 2 (0.93%) ISPF
8 2 (0.93%) JSON
8 2 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.93%) WAMP
8 2 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.56%) iPad
3 11 (5.09%) iPhone
4 9 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.70%) Replication
6 7 (3.24%) iSeries
7 6 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.31%) HACMP
9 4 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.85%) NHS
10 2 (0.93%) EMC VNXe
10 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.93%) Tandem
10 2 (0.93%) User Experience
10 2 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (28.70%) Linux
2 60 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 51 (23.61%) Windows 7
4 42 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (16.20%) Unix
6 22 (10.19%) Ubuntu
6 22 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (7.87%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.24%) Android
11 6 (2.78%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.31%) CentOS
12 5 (2.31%) Solaris
12 5 (2.31%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 3 (1.39%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.35%) DevOps
2 29 (13.43%) ITIL
3 23 (10.65%) Migration
4 21 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.02%) Project Management
6 12 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 12 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.09%) ITSM
8 9 (4.17%) Time Management
9 8 (3.70%) Analytics
9 8 (3.70%) Scrum
9 8 (3.70%) Server Building
10 7 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.24%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.31%) Data Migration
11 5 (2.31%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.30%) SQL
2 30 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 25 (11.57%) Python
4 11 (5.09%) Java
5 8 (3.70%) C
5 8 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.24%) C++
6 7 (3.24%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.31%) AWK
7 5 (2.31%) PHP
7 5 (2.31%) Ruby
8 3 (1.39%) C#
8 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.93%) JCL
9 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.93%) XPath
9 2 (0.93%) XQuery
10 1 (0.46%) Go
10 1 (0.46%) Perl
10 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.78%) Degree
4 5 (2.31%) SAS Certification
5 4 (1.85%) DBS Check
5 4 (1.85%) MCSE
5 4 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.39%) MCP
6 3 (1.39%) MOS
6 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) CCA
7 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.93%) MCITP
7 2 (0.93%) OCP
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.46%) MCTS
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) SLA
2 4 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 71 (32.87%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.94%) vSphere
4 12 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.24%) XenApp
6 6 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.85%) Docker
7 4 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.39%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.93%) vCloud
9 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.93%) VMware GSX
9 2 (0.93%) Xen
9 2 (0.93%) XenServer
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (7.87%) SCCM
2 8 (3.70%) Puppet
3 7 (3.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (2.31%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.85%) Ansible
6 4 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.39%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.39%) SCOM
7 3 (1.39%) vRealize
8 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.93%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.46%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.83%) VMware
3 20 (9.26%) Citrix
4 18 (8.33%) Splunk
5 17 (7.87%) Cisco
6 16 (7.41%) Oracle
7 9 (4.17%) Avaya
8 8 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.24%) Dell
9 7 (3.24%) HP
9 7 (3.24%) NetApp
10 6 (2.78%) Apple
10 6 (2.78%) ThinPrint
11 5 (2.31%) IBM
11 5 (2.31%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.31%) Veeam
12 4 (1.85%) Brocade
12 4 (1.85%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.85%) Sophos
12 4 (1.85%) Symantec
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