Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £358 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 136 134
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 35 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.03% 0.56% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.58% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 23
West Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £291 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.75% -19.10% +20.00%
10th Percentile £135 £100 £292
90th Percentile £515 £344 £399
Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £291 £325
% change year-on-year +8.15% -10.38% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.79 - £14.13
10th Percentile £11.18 - £13.11
90th Percentile £26.86 - £16.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.79 - £70.13

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,274 2,934 3,512
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.09% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,211 2,010 2,284
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £256 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 85 101
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% +9.23% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.47 £8.75
90th Percentile £26.30 £30.65 £24.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +3.70%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in West Yorkshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Engineer in West Yorkshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Engineer in West Yorkshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Engineer in West Yorkshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Engineer in West Yorkshire

Windows Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 21 £405 +20.00% 5
Wakefield 0 4 £333 +111.11% 1
Huddersfield -10 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Todmorden - 1 - -
Windows Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Windows 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server
3 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
4 14 (40.00%) VMware
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 10 (28.57%) DNS
6 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
7 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
8 8 (22.86%) Migration
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (20.00%) Office 365
9 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.00%) Linux
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco
9 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (17.14%) DHCP
10 6 (17.14%) DevOps
10 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
10 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (14.29%) Dell
11 5 (14.29%) NetApp
11 5 (14.29%) Clustering
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (14.29%) Finance
12 4 (11.43%) HP

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
5 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.71%) SSL
5 2 (5.71%) VoIP
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
4 7 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 2 (5.71%) Runbook
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Network Management
7 1 (2.86%) Proactive Management
7 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Storage Management
7 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) Docker
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) PowerCLI
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) Terraform
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) OpenView
4 1 (2.86%) Salt
4 1 (2.86%) SCSM
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco
4 5 (14.29%) Dell
4 5 (14.29%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) F5
6 3 (8.57%) Splunk
7 2 (5.71%) Apple
7 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) BT
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) Lotus
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.86%) Trend Micro