Period
to 26 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an IT Engineer was £159 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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.

IT Engineer
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 118 149
Rank change year-on-year +37 +31 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Engineer 7 8 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 0.63% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £159 £133 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.81% -11.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £115 £100 £125
90th Percentile £292 £181 £175
West Yorkshire median daily rate £163 £120 £138
% change year-on-year +35.42% -12.73% -63.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.91% +88.00% -31.66%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £10.22
% change year-on-year +2.50% +46.74% -0.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 1,074 2,001 2,467
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 95.42% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 1,408 1,696
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £288 £275 £275
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 69 57
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.32 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -10.14% +52.48%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £34.00 £26.34 £42.40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.23 £14.83
% change year-on-year +7.83% +9.48% +20.16%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Leeds

IT Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for IT Engineer in Leeds

IT Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IT Engineer in Leeds

IT Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for IT Engineer in Leeds

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
1 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
1 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) ITSM
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Broadcom
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
2 1 (14.29%) HP