Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 125 135
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 12 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.53% 0.95% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.99% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 9
Leeds median daily rate £338 £360 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +16.13% +6.90%
10th Percentile £95 £292 £186
90th Percentile £353 £394 £388
West Yorkshire median daily rate £291 £360 £305
% change year-on-year -19.10% +18.03% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Leeds median hourly rate - £14.13 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.61% +164.71%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.13 £30.13
% change year-on-year - -53.11% +181.87%

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 2188 2515 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 95.88% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1670 2123
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 96
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.20 £8.83
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.18 £36.02
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
% change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in Leeds

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Engineer in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Engineer in Leeds

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Engineer in Leeds

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) BYOD
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (25.00%) Android
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds

Windows 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Android
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas