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The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £261 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 78 58
Rank change year-on-year -2 -20 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 11 9 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 0.74% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.77% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
10th Percentile £132 £248 £149
25th Percentile £175 £305 £169
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £261 £400 £184
Median % change year-on-year -34.75% +117.69% -8.13%
75th Percentile £267 £425 £205
90th Percentile £308 £440 £224
England median daily rate £338 £350 £288
% change year-on-year -3.57% +21.74% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
10th Percentile - £14.08 -
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.20 -
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.39 £13.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.71% +10.69% +10.36%
75th Percentile £15.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.80
% change year-on-year +33.33% -5.06% +5.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,280 1,170 617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.09% 95.74% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 801 363
10th Percentile £181 £140 £125
25th Percentile £320 £290 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £350
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -11.11%
75th Percentile £538 £488 £450
90th Percentile £631 £588 £550
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 75 44
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.52 £9.52
25th Percentile £15.53 £11.81 £11.00
Median hourly rate £19.27 £14.50 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +32.86% +3.57% -1.82%
75th Percentile £35.00 £20.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £47.25 £44.63
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.21% -7.14% +10.53%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in the East Midlands

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Engineer in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Windows Engineer in the East Midlands

Windows Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Engineer in the East Midlands

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Engineer in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Engineer in the East Midlands

Windows Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Derbyshire -3 7 £261 +18.64% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £230 - 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £133 -
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 10
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) NHS
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (9.09%) Database Security
6 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Customer Service
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Azure
6 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (9.09%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (9.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Service
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Database Security
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft