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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 120 167 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.81% 10.23% 11.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.96% 43.04% 49.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 78 64
Median daily rate £325 £323 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £118 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £467 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.67 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.25% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.74 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £17.10 £16.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
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
286 388 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.00% 23.77% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 240 145
Median daily rate £360 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £197 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 19
Median hourly rate £14.57 £11.67 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% -14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £9.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 108 (40.45%) Active Directory
2 97 (36.33%) Windows Server
3 91 (34.08%) Microsoft
4 88 (32.96%) VMware
5 72 (26.97%) SQL Server
6 61 (22.85%) Windows 7
7 58 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (21.35%) Linux
9 53 (19.85%) SQL
10 51 (19.10%) ITIL
11 50 (18.73%) PowerShell
12 48 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (17.60%) Finance
13 47 (17.60%) MS Office
14 41 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
16 38 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (13.86%) Legal
18 32 (11.99%) Migration
19 31 (11.61%) DNS
19 31 (11.61%) TDD
20 30 (11.24%) Problem Management
20 30 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
20 30 (11.24%) Citrix
20 30 (11.24%) JavaScript
20 30 (11.24%) Firewall
20 30 (11.24%) ITSM
21 29 (10.86%) Windows XP
22 27 (10.11%) SCCM
22 27 (10.11%) Cisco

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 24 (8.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 18 (6.74%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.37%) IIS
3 9 (3.37%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.62%) Apache
5 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.25%) SAS
6 5 (1.87%) nginx
7 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.75%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.37%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.37%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (17.60%) MS Office
2 26 (9.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.37%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (8.99%) Office 365
4 5 (1.87%) PaaS
5 4 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.75%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.37%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.37%) Heroku
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.61%) DNS
2 30 (11.24%) Firewall
3 22 (8.24%) SAN
4 17 (6.37%) LAN
4 17 (6.37%) WAN
5 14 (5.24%) VPN
6 13 (4.87%) Internet
7 12 (4.49%) DHCP
8 8 (3.00%) MPLS
9 6 (2.25%) FTP
9 6 (2.25%) NAS
10 5 (1.87%) DSL
10 5 (1.87%) Intranet
10 5 (1.87%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.87%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (1.87%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.87%) VoIP
10 5 (1.87%) VRRP
11 4 (1.50%) LDAP
11 4 (1.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.87%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.12%) CouchDB
4 11 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.37%) MySQL
7 6 (2.25%) MS Access
7 6 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.12%) DB2
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (4.87%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.00%) Travis CI
6 6 (2.25%) JIRA
7 4 (1.50%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.12%) JUnit
8 3 (1.12%) Subversion
9 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.75%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.75%) Maven
9 2 (0.75%) MSI
9 2 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.37%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.37%) Zephyr
General
1 47 (17.60%) Finance
2 37 (13.86%) Legal
3 8 (3.00%) Banking
4 7 (2.62%) Publishing
5 6 (2.25%) Games
5 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.12%) Retail
7 2 (0.75%) iGaming
7 2 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (19.10%) Analyst
2 48 (17.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (10.86%) Windows Engineer
4 26 (9.74%) Service Analyst
4 26 (9.74%) Service Desk Analyst
5 23 (8.61%) Developer
6 22 (8.24%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (7.49%) Support Analyst
8 19 (7.12%) VMware Engineer
9 17 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (6.37%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (5.99%) Administrator
11 14 (5.24%) Desktop Support
11 14 (5.24%) Server Engineer
11 14 (5.24%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (4.87%) Java Developer
13 11 (4.12%) Applications Support
13 11 (4.12%) Support Engineer
13 11 (4.12%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.49%) .NET
2 18 (6.74%) Web Services
3 17 (6.37%) AngularJS
3 17 (6.37%) Node.js
4 16 (5.99%) CSS
4 16 (5.99%) React
5 14 (5.24%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (5.24%) Spring
6 12 (4.49%) Hibernate
6 12 (4.49%) RESTful
7 11 (4.12%) Ember.js
7 11 (4.12%) JPA
7 11 (4.12%) LESS
8 7 (2.62%) HTML
9 6 (2.25%) XML
10 5 (1.87%) LAMP
10 5 (1.87%) ODBC
10 5 (1.87%) SOAP
11 4 (1.50%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.36%) Blackberry
2 23 (8.61%) iPad
3 22 (8.24%) iPhone
4 20 (7.49%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.24%) Replication
6 11 (4.12%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.37%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.25%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.25%) Clustering
9 6 (2.25%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Licensing
11 4 (1.50%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.50%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.50%) PKI
11 4 (1.50%) Video Editing
12 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 97 (36.33%) Windows Server
2 61 (22.85%) Windows 7
3 57 (21.35%) Linux
4 48 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (10.86%) Windows XP
7 26 (9.74%) Unix
8 23 (8.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (7.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.49%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.87%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.50%) Android
12 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.50%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.75%) AIX
13 2 (0.75%) CentOS
13 2 (0.75%) HPUX
13 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.75%) SUSE
13 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.10%) ITIL
2 38 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (11.99%) Migration
4 31 (11.61%) TDD
5 30 (11.24%) ITSM
5 30 (11.24%) Problem Management
6 25 (9.36%) CRM
7 22 (8.24%) DevOps
8 17 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.87%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (4.87%) Open Source
11 13 (4.87%) Service Management
12 12 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.49%) Project Management
13 10 (3.75%) Change Management
13 10 (3.75%) Resource Management
13 10 (3.75%) Web Operations
14 9 (3.37%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.85%) SQL
2 50 (18.73%) PowerShell
3 30 (11.24%) JavaScript
4 25 (9.36%) Java
5 12 (4.49%) Ruby
6 11 (4.12%) ECMAScript
6 11 (4.12%) ES6
7 9 (3.37%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.00%) Perl
9 7 (2.62%) PHP
10 6 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.87%) C#
12 3 (1.12%) C++
12 3 (1.12%) Delphi
12 3 (1.12%) Python
13 2 (0.75%) C
13 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.75%) VBScript
14 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (3.75%) MCSE
3 6 (2.25%) CCNP
4 5 (1.87%) Degree
4 5 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.50%) CCNA
5 4 (1.50%) MCSA
5 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.12%) RHCE
7 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.75%) CCDE
7 2 (0.75%) CCIE
7 2 (0.75%) MCP
7 2 (0.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.37%) CCSP
8 1 (0.37%) CITP
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) MCITP
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) HL7
2 3 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) ISO22301
System Software
1 108 (40.45%) Active Directory
2 58 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.37%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (3.37%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.62%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.62%) XenApp
7 6 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (2.25%) vSphere
8 2 (0.75%) Docker
8 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.75%) Xen
9 1 (0.37%) KVM
9 1 (0.37%) Squid
9 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.37%) vCloud
9 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 27 (10.11%) SCCM
2 26 (9.74%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (9.74%) Puppet
3 19 (7.12%) Ansible
4 10 (3.75%) SCOM
5 7 (2.62%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.87%) vMotion
7 4 (1.50%) Opsview
8 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.75%) ThinApp
9 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.75%) WSUS
10 1 (0.37%) Graphite
10 1 (0.37%) Packer
10 1 (0.37%) Salt
10 1 (0.37%) SCSM
10 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 91 (34.08%) Microsoft
2 88 (32.96%) VMware
3 30 (11.24%) Citrix
4 27 (10.11%) Cisco
5 20 (7.49%) Oracle
6 19 (7.12%) HP
6 19 (7.12%) NetApp
7 13 (4.87%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.75%) EMC
8 10 (3.75%) F5
8 10 (3.75%) Symantec
9 9 (3.37%) Dell
10 8 (3.00%) IBM
11 6 (2.25%) Adobe
11 6 (2.25%) SonicWALL
12 5 (1.87%) Apple
12 5 (1.87%) NETGEAR
12 5 (1.87%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.50%) CommVault
14 3 (1.12%) Reuters
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