The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 5 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 120 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.05% 7.23% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.05% 35.56% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 34 20
Median daily rate £325 £295 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £125 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £13.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +33.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.90 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £21.98 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
218 135 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.78% 20.33% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 81 57
Median daily rate £340 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £196 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.68 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +27.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Windows.

1 244 (55.08%) Microsoft
2 213 (48.08%) Windows Server
3 202 (45.60%) Security Cleared
4 196 (44.24%) Active Directory
5 169 (38.15%) Linux
6 156 (35.21%) SC Cleared
7 141 (31.83%) ITIL
8 138 (31.15%) Unix
9 132 (29.80%) MS Excel
10 112 (25.28%) SQL
11 103 (23.25%) DNS
12 94 (21.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 92 (20.77%) HP
14 91 (20.54%) Open Source
15 88 (19.86%) PowerShell
16 83 (18.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 82 (18.51%) DevOps
18 79 (17.83%) DHCP
18 79 (17.83%) AIX
18 79 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
19 78 (17.61%) Change Management
20 76 (17.16%) VMware
20 76 (17.16%) SQL Server
21 74 (16.70%) Oracle
22 69 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
23 68 (15.35%) Problem Management
24 66 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
25 65 (14.67%) Migration
26 64 (14.45%) SaaS
27 63 (14.22%) PaaS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 48 (10.84%) WebLogic
2 45 (10.16%) WebSphere
3 44 (9.93%) MS Exchange
4 42 (9.48%) SharePoint
5 37 (8.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (7.90%) IIS
8 34 (7.67%) Skype for Business
9 21 (4.74%) OpenStack
10 17 (3.84%) Confluence
11 15 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (2.93%) Office Communications Server
13 12 (2.71%) Tuxedo
14 11 (2.48%) JBoss
14 11 (2.48%) MQSeries
14 11 (2.48%) Oracle Application Server
15 10 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 132 (29.80%) MS Excel
2 45 (10.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.84%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.90%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.45%) SaaS
2 63 (14.22%) IaaS
2 63 (14.22%) PaaS
3 42 (9.48%) Office 365
4 40 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (3.39%) HP Helion
7 7 (1.58%) Trello
8 5 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.13%) Google App Engine
8 5 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.13%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 103 (23.25%) DNS
2 79 (17.83%) DHCP
3 60 (13.54%) TCP/IP
4 31 (7.00%) Skype
5 30 (6.77%) Firewall
6 27 (6.09%) WAN
7 26 (5.87%) LAN
8 24 (5.42%) LDAP
9 22 (4.97%) Internet
10 17 (3.84%) SSL
11 16 (3.61%) HTTP
11 16 (3.61%) Intranet
12 14 (3.16%) NAS
13 13 (2.93%) SAN
14 11 (2.48%) iSCSI
15 10 (2.26%) HTTPS
16 8 (1.81%) Kerberos
17 7 (1.58%) OpenLDAP
17 7 (1.58%) SSH
18 6 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.64%) Relational Database
3 22 (4.97%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (4.74%) DB2
5 19 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (2.71%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.48%) Ingres
8 11 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.35%) BODI
11 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.45%) GIS
13 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.23%) Big Data
14 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (6.32%) Jenkins
2 24 (5.42%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 19 (4.29%) JIRA
5 14 (3.16%) GitLab
6 8 (1.81%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.13%) MSI
8 5 (1.13%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.90%) CA Gen
10 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.68%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.68%) JMeter
10 3 (0.68%) Log4j
10 3 (0.68%) NMock
10 3 (0.68%) Selenium
10 3 (0.68%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.68%) WiX
General
1 15 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (0.23%) Banking
2 1 (0.23%) Games
2 1 (0.23%) German Language
2 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (16.03%) Support Engineer
2 39 (8.80%) Analyst
2 39 (8.80%) Architect
3 29 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 29 (6.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 28 (6.32%) Administrator
4 28 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (6.09%) DBA
5 27 (6.09%) Desktop Support
6 26 (5.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 24 (5.42%) Infrastructure Architect
8 23 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 23 (5.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 23 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (4.51%) Operations Engineer
10 19 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
10 19 (4.29%) Wintel Engineer
11 18 (4.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 18 (4.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.77%) .NET
2 26 (5.87%) Middleware
3 19 (4.29%) HTML
3 19 (4.29%) XML
4 17 (3.84%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.84%) Software Packaging
5 11 (2.48%) J2EE
6 10 (2.26%) Web Services
7 9 (2.03%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (1.81%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.13%) Servlets
10 4 (0.90%) CSS
10 4 (0.90%) jQuery
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (0.90%) REST
11 3 (0.68%) HTML5
11 3 (0.68%) JAX-RPC
11 3 (0.68%) WSDL
11 3 (0.68%) XSL
11 3 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.58%) Data Centre
3 31 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 31 (7.00%) Management Information System
4 26 (5.87%) Private Cloud
5 23 (5.19%) Clustering
6 16 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.16%) Mainframe
8 12 (2.71%) Tandem
9 10 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (1.81%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.81%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.58%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.58%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.13%) PKI
13 4 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.90%) Replication
14 2 (0.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 213 (48.08%) Windows Server
2 169 (38.15%) Linux
3 138 (31.15%) Unix
4 94 (21.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (18.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (17.83%) AIX
7 69 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (14.22%) Windows 7
9 61 (13.77%) Windows XP
10 34 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (7.45%) Windows 2000
12 32 (7.22%) Solaris
13 18 (4.06%) zOS
14 15 (3.39%) Android
14 15 (3.39%) Apple iOS
15 13 (2.93%) Windows 8
16 11 (2.48%) HPUX
16 11 (2.48%) MVS
17 10 (2.26%) Windows 10
18 9 (2.03%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (31.83%) ITIL
2 91 (20.54%) Open Source
3 82 (18.51%) DevOps
4 79 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (17.61%) Change Management
6 68 (15.35%) Problem Management
7 65 (14.67%) Migration
8 57 (12.87%) PRINCE2
9 54 (12.19%) Data Management
10 39 (8.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 38 (8.58%) Change Control
11 38 (8.58%) ITSM
11 38 (8.58%) Service Management
12 30 (6.77%) Configuration Management
12 30 (6.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 28 (6.32%) Network Design
13 28 (6.32%) Release Management
14 24 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (5.42%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 112 (25.28%) SQL
2 88 (19.86%) PowerShell
3 62 (14.00%) Java
4 56 (12.64%) Perl
4 56 (12.64%) VB
5 39 (8.80%) Shell Script
6 34 (7.67%) JavaScript
7 30 (6.77%) C#
8 27 (6.09%) C
9 11 (2.48%) Python
10 10 (2.26%) VBScript
11 7 (1.58%) Korn
11 7 (1.58%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.58%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.35%) Jython
12 6 (1.35%) Ruby
13 5 (1.13%) VB6
14 3 (0.68%) C++
14 3 (0.68%) Scala
15 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 202 (45.60%) Security Cleared
2 156 (35.21%) SC Cleared
3 55 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (11.29%) MCSE
5 39 (8.80%) Degree
6 37 (8.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (4.29%) DV Cleared
8 17 (3.84%) MCSA
9 16 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.90%) ECDL
11 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.45%) CCNA
12 2 (0.45%) CCNP
12 2 (0.45%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.45%) MCP
13 1 (0.23%) CCDA
13 1 (0.23%) CISSP
13 1 (0.23%) ISEB
13 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.23%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.58%) SLA
2 22 (4.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.90%) QA
4 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 196 (44.24%) Active Directory
2 61 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.87%) XenApp
4 21 (4.74%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.39%) vSphere
8 10 (2.26%) DFS Replication
8 10 (2.26%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.26%) XenServer
9 8 (1.81%) NFS
9 8 (1.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (1.81%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (1.35%) Firmware
11 5 (1.13%) Docker
11 5 (1.13%) Xen
12 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 37 (8.35%) SCCM
2 34 (7.67%) HP SiteScope
3 23 (5.19%) Tivoli
4 21 (4.74%) Ansible
5 16 (3.61%) Puppet
6 11 (2.48%) Dollar Universe
7 10 (2.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 10 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.81%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.58%) Control-M
9 7 (1.58%) MOM
9 7 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.58%) WSUS
10 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (1.35%) SCOrch
11 5 (1.13%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.90%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.90%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 244 (55.08%) Microsoft
2 92 (20.77%) HP
3 76 (17.16%) VMware
4 74 (16.70%) Oracle
5 33 (7.45%) Citrix
5 33 (7.45%) Red Hat
6 31 (7.00%) CA
7 25 (5.64%) IBM
8 22 (4.97%) TIBCO
9 17 (3.84%) AppSense
10 14 (3.16%) Atlassian
10 14 (3.16%) Cisco
11 10 (2.26%) BMC
11 10 (2.26%) Sun
12 9 (2.03%) Dell
12 9 (2.03%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.58%) F5
13 7 (1.58%) Symantec
13 7 (1.58%) Trend Micro
13 7 (1.58%) Veritas
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rullion
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
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