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 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 132 184 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.08% 11.51% 11.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.62% 54.76% 58.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 104 72
Median daily rate £355 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £181 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £424 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 14
Median hourly rate £11.83 £15.00 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.16% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £9.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +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
325 336 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.35% 21.01% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 204 133
Median daily rate £400 £350 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +89.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £219 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £465 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £9.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.48 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 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 26 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.

1 102 (36.43%) Windows Server
2 98 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 93 (33.21%) Microsoft
4 89 (31.79%) VMware
5 88 (31.43%) SQL Server
6 70 (25.00%) Linux
7 61 (21.79%) SQL
8 60 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 52 (18.57%) Windows 7
10 49 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (16.79%) Finance
12 44 (15.71%) ITIL
13 43 (15.36%) PowerShell
14 41 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (13.21%) Firewall
17 36 (12.86%) Java
18 34 (12.14%) MS Office
19 33 (11.79%) TDD
20 32 (11.43%) JavaScript
21 31 (11.07%) Legal
21 31 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
22 30 (10.71%) Cisco
23 29 (10.36%) Unix
24 28 (10.00%) Migration
25 27 (9.64%) CRM
25 27 (9.64%) SAN
25 27 (9.64%) Office 365
26 26 (9.29%) RabbitMQ
26 26 (9.29%) Hyper-V

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 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.93%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.21%) SAS
7 6 (2.14%) Apache
8 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.43%) CloudStack
9 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.43%) JBoss
9 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.07%) IIS
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.71%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.36%) CICS
12 1 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (12.14%) MS Office
2 24 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (9.64%) Office 365
3 23 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.71%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.21%) Firewall
2 27 (9.64%) SAN
3 25 (8.93%) DNS
4 18 (6.43%) Internet
4 18 (6.43%) VPN
5 16 (5.71%) LAN
5 16 (5.71%) WAN
6 11 (3.93%) DHCP
6 11 (3.93%) MPLS
7 8 (2.86%) VRRP
8 7 (2.50%) Network Security
9 6 (2.14%) VoIP
10 5 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (1.79%) DSL
10 5 (1.79%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.79%) NAS
10 5 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (1.43%) EIGRP
11 4 (1.43%) FWSM
11 4 (1.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.79%) CouchDB
4 18 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.57%) MySQL
5 10 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.79%) DB2
7 5 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.43%) Informix
8 4 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.07%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (6.79%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.93%) Subversion
5 10 (3.57%) JIRA
6 8 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.50%) Maven
8 6 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.14%) Hudson
8 6 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (2.14%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.43%) Ant
9 4 (1.43%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.43%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.71%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.71%) Selenium
10 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.36%) Appium
General
1 47 (16.79%) Finance
2 31 (11.07%) Legal
3 10 (3.57%) Games
3 10 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.86%) Banking
5 7 (2.50%) Law
6 6 (2.14%) Publishing
7 5 (1.79%) Retail
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) iGaming
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (17.50%) Analyst
2 45 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (13.21%) Developer
4 33 (11.79%) Windows Engineer
5 23 (8.21%) Administrator
5 23 (8.21%) Service Analyst
6 22 (7.86%) Java Developer
6 22 (7.86%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (7.50%) Support Analyst
8 19 (6.79%) Server Engineer
9 18 (6.43%) Support Engineer
9 18 (6.43%) VMware Engineer
10 16 (5.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (5.71%) Desktop Support
11 15 (5.36%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.36%) Windows Server Engineer
12 14 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (5.00%) Applications Support
12 14 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
13 13 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.29%) RabbitMQ
2 24 (8.57%) Web Services
3 23 (8.21%) AngularJS
3 23 (8.21%) CSS
3 23 (8.21%) Node.js
3 23 (8.21%) React
4 20 (7.14%) Spring
5 19 (6.79%) .NET
5 19 (6.79%) Ember.js
5 19 (6.79%) Hibernate
5 19 (6.79%) JPA
5 19 (6.79%) LESS
5 19 (6.79%) RESTful
6 11 (3.93%) Middleware
7 10 (3.57%) HTML
8 7 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.79%) ODBC
9 5 (1.79%) Servlets
10 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.07%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.07%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.00%) Clustering
4 12 (4.29%) iPad
4 12 (4.29%) iPhone
5 11 (3.93%) Replication
6 8 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.14%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.14%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Licensing
9 5 (1.79%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.43%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.43%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 102 (36.43%) Windows Server
2 70 (25.00%) Linux
3 52 (18.57%) Windows 7
4 49 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (10.36%) Unix
7 26 (9.29%) Windows XP
8 21 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.21%) Windows 10
10 9 (3.21%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.50%) AIX
12 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.14%) SUSE
13 5 (1.79%) HPUX
14 4 (1.43%) Android
15 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.36%) CentOS
17 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.71%) ITIL
2 41 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.79%) TDD
4 28 (10.00%) Migration
5 27 (9.64%) CRM
6 24 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 22 (7.86%) ITSM
8 19 (6.79%) DevOps
9 16 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (5.36%) High Availability
11 12 (4.29%) Change Management
11 12 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (4.29%) Incident Management
11 12 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (3.93%) Load Balancing
13 10 (3.57%) Web Operations
14 9 (3.21%) Document Management
14 9 (3.21%) Open Source
14 9 (3.21%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (21.79%) SQL
2 43 (15.36%) PowerShell
3 36 (12.86%) Java
4 32 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.79%) ECMAScript
5 19 (6.79%) ES6
6 16 (5.71%) Perl
7 13 (4.64%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.93%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.93%) Ruby
9 7 (2.50%) Python
9 7 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.79%) C#
11 4 (1.43%) C++
11 4 (1.43%) PHP
11 4 (1.43%) VB
12 3 (1.07%) C
12 3 (1.07%) VBScript
13 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.36%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.21%) MCSE
4 7 (2.50%) CCNP
4 7 (2.50%) MCSA
4 7 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.79%) Degree
5 5 (1.79%) MCITP
6 4 (1.43%) MCP
6 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.07%) CCIE
7 3 (1.07%) CCNA
7 3 (1.07%) CISSP
7 3 (1.07%) SAS Certification
7 3 (1.07%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.71%) CCDE
8 2 (0.71%) CCSP
9 1 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.93%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 60 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.29%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (3.21%) vSphere
5 9 (3.21%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.50%) XenApp
7 6 (2.14%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.79%) KVM
8 5 (1.79%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.79%) Xen
9 3 (1.07%) 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
Systems Management
1 25 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (8.57%) Puppet
3 19 (6.79%) SCCM
4 15 (5.36%) Ansible
5 7 (2.50%) Opsview
6 5 (1.79%) SCOM
6 5 (1.79%) vMotion
7 4 (1.43%) DameWare
7 4 (1.43%) logstash
7 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.07%) Cacti
8 3 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.07%) Graphite
8 3 (1.07%) Nagios
8 3 (1.07%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.71%) Salt
9 2 (0.71%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (33.21%) Microsoft
2 89 (31.79%) VMware
3 30 (10.71%) Cisco
4 26 (9.29%) Citrix
5 21 (7.50%) Oracle
6 20 (7.14%) HP
7 19 (6.79%) Red Hat
8 15 (5.36%) IBM
8 15 (5.36%) NetApp
9 13 (4.64%) F5
10 11 (3.93%) Dell
11 9 (3.21%) EMC
12 6 (2.14%) Symantec
13 5 (1.79%) Adobe
13 5 (1.79%) NETGEAR
13 5 (1.79%) Riverbed
13 5 (1.79%) SonicWALL
14 4 (1.43%) Apple
14 4 (1.43%) CA
14 4 (1.43%) Splunk
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