Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £158 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 14 December 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 139 141
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 10 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.75% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.78% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 17
West Yorkshire median daily rate £158 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +20.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £95 £308 £156
90th Percentile £344 £405 £400
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -21.43% +7.69% +19.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.11% +321.05%
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £125.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year - +719.67% +1.67%

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 2918 3346 4244
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 96.23% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2156 2872
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £259
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 111 177
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £12.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -8.05% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.00 £25.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £13.55
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.49% +0.35%

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 14 December 2017.

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
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 14 December 2017. 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 -8 7 £204 -43.40% 2
Wakefield - 2 £158 -
Huddersfield - 1 £275 -
Windows Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) BYOD
5 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (10.00%) XenApp
6 1 (10.00%) XenServer
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint

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 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) SMS
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Coaching
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas