The median contractor rate for a Windows Server Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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 Server Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 109 104
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.075% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £350 £400 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +88.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +48.27% -42.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1290 1864 1764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.70% 96.28% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1270 1104
Median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 69 89
Median hourly rate £12.13 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £8.75 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Windows Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Engineer in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 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 Server Engineer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in West Yorkshire

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 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 Server Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +11 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Windows Server Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Windows Server 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 Server Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Server Building
2 6 (85.71%) ThinPrint
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Email Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

Windows Server 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Email Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
1 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) ThinPrint
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam