Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 130 152
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 15 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.65% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +10.77% +12.07%
10th Percentile £151 £325 £165
90th Percentile £421 £382 £400
Yorkshire median daily rate £316 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -6.30% +3.85% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.11% +278.95%
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year - -64.38% +155.29%

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 3,129 2,904 3,915
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.22% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,135 1,845 2,600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 114 154
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.23 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.89 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%

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 22 February 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
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 22 February 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 0 14 £368 +5.00% 5
Wakefield - 1 £158 -
Windows Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) CentOS
7 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (26.67%) KVM
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
8 3 (20.00%) Apple
8 3 (20.00%) Middleware
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) SUSE
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Dell
8 3 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) Network Management
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell

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 (6.67%) CloudStack
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) CentOS
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) SUSE
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps
1 3 (20.00%) Network Management
1 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Server Building
2 1 (6.67%) SIEM
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) KVM
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
4 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) Apple
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas