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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 117 154 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.31% 9.76% 10.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.95% 47.68% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 68 68
Median daily rate £400 £313 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +12.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £117 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.66 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.91 £17.20 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
239 323 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.06% 20.47% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 195 207
Median daily rate £425 £394 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £549 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.91 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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 4 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 103 (41.20%) Active Directory
2 86 (34.40%) Windows Server
3 78 (31.20%) Microsoft
4 76 (30.40%) VMware
5 63 (25.20%) Linux
6 60 (24.00%) Windows 7
7 59 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (22.40%) DNS
9 45 (18.00%) SQL Server
10 43 (17.20%) ITIL
11 41 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (16.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (16.00%) DevOps
12 40 (16.00%) MS Office
12 40 (16.00%) SQL
13 39 (15.60%) Finance
14 37 (14.80%) JavaScript
15 36 (14.40%) Migration
16 35 (14.00%) PowerShell
17 33 (13.20%) Citrix
18 32 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 30 (12.00%) Unix
20 29 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
21 28 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
22 27 (10.80%) XML
22 27 (10.80%) CSS
23 26 (10.40%) HTML
23 26 (10.40%) TCP/IP
23 26 (10.40%) Firewall
23 26 (10.40%) SCCM

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 18 (7.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 17 (6.80%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.40%) IIS
5 9 (3.60%) SAS
6 7 (2.80%) Apache
7 6 (2.40%) nginx
8 5 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.00%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.20%) CloudStack
10 3 (1.20%) CMS
10 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (16.00%) MS Office
2 20 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (8.40%) Office 365
4 6 (2.40%) PaaS
5 3 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.40%) Heroku
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (22.40%) DNS
2 26 (10.40%) Firewall
2 26 (10.40%) TCP/IP
3 22 (8.80%) LAN
3 22 (8.80%) LDAP
3 22 (8.80%) WAN
4 18 (7.20%) DHCP
4 18 (7.20%) SMTP
4 18 (7.20%) SNMP
5 14 (5.60%) Internet
6 13 (5.20%) VPN
7 10 (4.00%) SAN
8 6 (2.40%) MPLS
9 5 (2.00%) DSL
9 5 (2.00%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (2.00%) VRRP
10 4 (1.60%) FTP
10 4 (1.60%) SSH
10 4 (1.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.40%) MySQL
2 11 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.80%) MS Access
5 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.20%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.80%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.80%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.80%) JIRA
4 6 (2.40%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.20%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.20%) JUnit
6 3 (1.20%) Selenium
6 3 (1.20%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.80%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.80%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.80%) Maven
7 2 (0.80%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.80%) Subversion
7 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.40%) JBehave
8 1 (0.40%) MSTest
8 1 (0.40%) Sahi
General
1 39 (15.60%) Finance
2 24 (9.60%) Legal
3 7 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.60%) Publishing
5 3 (1.20%) Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (0.80%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (18.80%) Analyst
2 31 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (9.60%) Service Analyst
3 24 (9.60%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (8.80%) Windows Engineer
5 21 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (8.00%) Administrator
7 19 (7.60%) Support Analyst
7 19 (7.60%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (6.40%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (5.60%) Desktop Support
11 13 (5.20%) Developer
12 12 (4.80%) Server Engineer
13 11 (4.40%) IT Support
13 11 (4.40%) Windows Server Engineer
14 10 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 10 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
15 8 (3.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.80%) CSS
1 27 (10.80%) XML
2 26 (10.40%) HTML
3 24 (9.60%) .NET
4 9 (3.60%) Web Services
5 8 (3.20%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.80%) SOAP
7 6 (2.40%) jQuery
7 6 (2.40%) Node.js
7 6 (2.40%) Spring
8 5 (2.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (2.00%) React
8 5 (2.00%) REST
8 5 (2.00%) RESTful
9 4 (1.60%) Ajax
9 4 (1.60%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.60%) JSON
10 3 (1.20%) ebXML
10 3 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.60%) Blackberry
1 19 (7.60%) iPad
2 18 (7.20%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.20%) iPhone
3 11 (4.40%) Replication
4 8 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.20%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.80%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Licensing
7 4 (1.60%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.60%) PKI
8 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.20%) iSeries
8 3 (1.20%) NHS
8 3 (1.20%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (34.40%) Windows Server
2 63 (25.20%) Linux
3 60 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 59 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (16.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (12.00%) Unix
7 28 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (9.60%) Ubuntu
9 23 (9.20%) Windows XP
10 22 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (4.00%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.40%) CentOS
13 5 (2.00%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.60%) Android
14 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.80%) HPUX
15 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.40%) AIX
16 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.20%) ITIL
2 40 (16.00%) DevOps
3 36 (14.40%) Migration
4 29 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.20%) ITSM
6 21 (8.40%) Problem Management
7 19 (7.60%) TDD
8 18 (7.20%) Service Management
9 13 (5.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (4.80%) CRM
11 11 (4.40%) Project Management
11 11 (4.40%) Scrum
11 11 (4.40%) Server Building
12 10 (4.00%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.00%) Resource Management
12 10 (4.00%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (3.20%) Programme Management
13 8 (3.20%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.00%) SQL
2 37 (14.80%) JavaScript
3 35 (14.00%) PowerShell
4 21 (8.40%) Python
5 16 (6.40%) Java
6 10 (4.00%) Ruby
7 6 (2.40%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.40%) PHP
8 5 (2.00%) C#
8 5 (2.00%) C++
8 5 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.60%) C
9 4 (1.60%) Delphi
9 4 (1.60%) Perl
9 4 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.20%) ECMAScript
10 3 (1.20%) ES6
10 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.80%) JCL
11 2 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.60%) Degree
3 8 (3.20%) MCSE
4 7 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.60%) CCNP
6 3 (1.20%) CCNA
6 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.20%) RHCE
6 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.80%) CCA
7 2 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.80%) MCITP
7 2 (0.80%) MCP
7 2 (0.80%) OCP
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.80%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.60%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) HL7
3 2 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (41.20%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.60%) vSphere
4 16 (6.40%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (5.60%) Hyper-V
6 13 (5.20%) XenDesktop
7 12 (4.80%) XenApp
8 7 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.60%) Docker
9 4 (1.60%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.20%) vCloud
10 3 (1.20%) Xen
11 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.80%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.80%) VMware GSX
11 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.80%) XenServer
12 1 (0.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (10.40%) SCCM
2 24 (9.60%) Puppet
3 21 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.80%) Ansible
5 10 (4.00%) SCOM
6 5 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.00%) vMotion
7 4 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.60%) vRealize
8 3 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.80%) WSUS
10 1 (0.40%) Opsview
10 1 (0.40%) Packer
10 1 (0.40%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 78 (31.20%) Microsoft
2 76 (30.40%) VMware
3 33 (13.20%) Citrix
4 19 (7.60%) Splunk
5 18 (7.20%) Cisco
6 16 (6.40%) Oracle
6 16 (6.40%) Red Hat
7 15 (6.00%) NetApp
8 10 (4.00%) HP
9 8 (3.20%) Dell
9 8 (3.20%) Symantec
10 7 (2.80%) IBM
11 6 (2.40%) SonicWALL
11 6 (2.40%) ThinPrint
12 5 (2.00%) EMC
12 5 (2.00%) F5
12 5 (2.00%) NETGEAR
13 4 (1.60%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.20%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.20%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £8.00 - £12.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £100 - £150 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £125 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
NHS Digital
Rate: £40,028 - £48,034
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £12.75 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago