Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft Windows Server
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 62 98
Rank change year-on-year -28 +36 -44
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 47 84 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.13% 3.47% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.14% 16.31% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 53 34
Leeds median daily rate £350 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +29.81% -5.45%
10th Percentile £151 £217 £120
90th Percentile £443 £468 £415
West Yorkshire median daily rate £324 £348 £283
% change year-on-year -6.83% +23.01% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.25 £17.60 £12.00
% change year-on-year -30.40% +46.67% -4.00%

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 422 515 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.11% 21.29% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 312 420
Leeds median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% +14.29%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £130
90th Percentile £573 £538 £541
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 46
Leeds median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45% +7.84%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.30 £9.99
90th Percentile £30.00 £27.00 £20.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £12.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +12.80% -3.85% +8.33%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Leeds

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Leeds

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Leeds

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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 Server.

1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
3 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
4 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (44.68%) VMware
6 17 (36.17%) SCCM
6 17 (36.17%) ITIL
7 16 (34.04%) SharePoint
8 15 (31.91%) PowerShell
9 14 (29.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (27.66%) vSphere
11 12 (25.53%) NetScaler
11 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (23.40%) SCOM
12 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Management
13 10 (21.28%) NetApp
13 10 (21.28%) MCSE
13 10 (21.28%) SQL
14 9 (19.15%) IIS
14 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
14 9 (19.15%) DNS
14 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (19.15%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (19.15%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (17.02%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
15 8 (17.02%) Linux

Windows Server
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 16 (34.04%) SharePoint
2 14 (29.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (19.15%) IIS
3 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
3 9 (19.15%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
5 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) NetScaler
2 9 (19.15%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) Skype
4 6 (12.77%) SAN
5 5 (10.64%) LAN
6 4 (8.51%) Firewall
7 3 (6.38%) WAN
8 2 (4.26%) VLAN
8 2 (4.26%) VPN
9 1 (2.13%) 3G
9 1 (2.13%) ADSL
9 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.13%) HSRP
9 1 (2.13%) IPsec
9 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.13%) MPLS
9 1 (2.13%) SSL
9 1 (2.13%) VPLS
9 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) Chocolatey
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Administrator
1 9 (19.15%) SharePoint Administrator
2 5 (10.64%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Technical Leader
3 4 (8.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Server Support
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
1 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.02%) Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.26%) Android
7 2 (4.26%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.13%) SUSE
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (19.15%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.51%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Analytics
6 2 (4.26%) Break/Fix
6 2 (4.26%) Change Control
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
6 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.28%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) CCA
3 3 (6.38%) CCAA
3 3 (6.38%) CCEA
3 3 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) vSphere
3 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (17.02%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (12.77%) XenApp
6 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
7 3 (6.38%) VMware NSX
8 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.13%) KVM
9 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (36.17%) SCCM
2 11 (23.40%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) EdgeSight
3 3 (6.38%) Puppet
4 2 (4.26%) WSUS
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 21 (44.68%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) NetApp
4 7 (14.89%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Apple
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) Dell
7 2 (4.26%) Ivanti
7 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.26%) Veritas
8 1 (2.13%) Autodesk
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) Symantec
8 1 (2.13%) WatchGuard