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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 278 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.39% 8.93% 15.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.73% 32.72% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 20 39
Median daily rate £320 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £186 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £374 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +96.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £13.55 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £41.90 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.36 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -4.03%
Windows
Tyne and Wear

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
490 217 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.98% 27.30% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 122 88
Median daily rate £320 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 11
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +236.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.72 £12.50 £8.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 458 (62.91%) Windows Server
2 443 (60.85%) Microsoft
3 394 (54.12%) Active Directory
4 381 (52.34%) Security Cleared
5 322 (44.23%) SC Cleared
6 314 (43.13%) ITIL
7 291 (39.97%) HP
8 246 (33.79%) DNS
9 245 (33.65%) DHCP
10 232 (31.87%) VMware
11 221 (30.36%) Unix
12 217 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 207 (28.43%) SQL
14 202 (27.75%) Citrix
15 200 (27.47%) Linux
16 188 (25.82%) Windows Server 2003
17 183 (25.14%) Oracle
18 179 (24.59%) SQL Server
18 179 (24.59%) BPSS Clearance
19 148 (20.33%) Degree
20 145 (19.92%) Computer Science
21 138 (18.96%) PowerShell
22 136 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
22 136 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
23 135 (18.54%) Service Delivery
24 134 (18.41%) XenApp
25 126 (17.31%) Solaris
25 126 (17.31%) MS Excel
26 124 (17.03%) AIX
26 124 (17.03%) Problem Management

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
1 104 (14.29%) IIS
2 102 (14.01%) MS Exchange
3 94 (12.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 89 (12.23%) WebLogic
5 82 (11.26%) Skype for Business
6 66 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 62 (8.52%) SharePoint
8 41 (5.63%) OpenStack
9 31 (4.26%) Apache
10 28 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
11 27 (3.71%) WebSphere
12 25 (3.43%) MQSeries
13 24 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
14 22 (3.02%) Tuxedo
15 21 (2.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 21 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
16 20 (2.75%) IBM Notes
16 20 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
18 17 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 126 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.77%) MS Office
3 3 (0.41%) MS Project
3 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.92%) OpenText MBPM
2 8 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 71 (9.75%) Office 365
2 20 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.20%) IaaS
4 13 (1.79%) PaaS
4 13 (1.79%) SaaS
5 12 (1.65%) HP Helion
6 9 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.41%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.41%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.27%) GitHub
8 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.27%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 246 (33.79%) DNS
2 245 (33.65%) DHCP
3 83 (11.40%) TCP/IP
4 81 (11.13%) Firewall
5 52 (7.14%) SAN
6 46 (6.32%) Skype
7 27 (3.71%) HTTP
8 24 (3.30%) SSL
9 21 (2.88%) HTTPS
9 21 (2.88%) Internet
10 19 (2.61%) SMS
11 18 (2.47%) Intranet
12 16 (2.20%) 3G
12 16 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (1.92%) NAS
14 13 (1.79%) Kerberos
15 12 (1.65%) LDAP
16 9 (1.24%) BIG-IP
17 8 (1.10%) iSCSI
17 8 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.01%) DB2
3 27 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.10%) MySQL
8 8 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.27%) DataStage
10 2 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.14%) EDMS
11 1 (0.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 42 (5.77%) MSI
2 14 (1.92%) JIRA
2 14 (1.92%) LoadRunner
2 14 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.51%) HP UFT
4 8 (1.10%) Facilita Forecast
5 7 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.82%) JMeter
7 5 (0.69%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.41%) LoadUI
8 3 (0.41%) Selenium
8 3 (0.41%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.41%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.27%) GitLab
9 2 (0.27%) NMock
9 2 (0.27%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.27%) WiX
General
1 19 (2.61%) Finance
2 12 (1.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (0.41%) Advertising
4 2 (0.27%) Banking
4 2 (0.27%) Military
5 1 (0.14%) Games
5 1 (0.14%) German Language
5 1 (0.14%) Marketing
5 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (18.68%) Support Engineer
2 37 (5.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 35 (4.81%) Wintel Engineer
4 33 (4.53%) Desktop Support
5 32 (4.40%) Desktop Engineer
6 31 (4.26%) Analyst
7 29 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 28 (3.85%) Support Specialist
9 27 (3.71%) Developer
9 27 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 25 (3.43%) Consultant
11 23 (3.16%) Active Directory Engineer
11 23 (3.16%) Unix Engineer
12 22 (3.02%) 3rd Line Support
12 22 (3.02%) Backup Engineer
13 21 (2.88%) Unix Support
14 20 (2.75%) Messaging Support
15 19 (2.61%) Storage Engineer
15 19 (2.61%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (10.16%) Middleware
2 29 (3.98%) .NET
3 25 (3.43%) J2EE
4 22 (3.02%) ASP.NET
4 22 (3.02%) IBM Integration Bus
5 19 (2.61%) HTML
6 15 (2.06%) XML
7 14 (1.92%) Web Services
8 10 (1.37%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.10%) CSS
9 8 (1.10%) JSP
10 6 (0.82%) jQuery
11 5 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (0.69%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.69%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.69%) Software Packaging
12 4 (0.55%) JSON
13 3 (0.41%) Servlets
13 3 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 145 (19.92%) Computer Science
2 72 (9.89%) Management Information System
3 63 (8.65%) Clustering
4 28 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 26 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.88%) Mainframe
7 18 (2.47%) PKI
8 17 (2.34%) Fat Client
8 17 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
8 17 (2.34%) Thin Client
9 14 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.79%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.79%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.65%) Replication
12 11 (1.51%) Performance Metrics
12 11 (1.51%) User Experience
13 10 (1.37%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.24%) CMDB
14 9 (1.24%) Private Cloud
15 8 (1.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 458 (62.91%) Windows Server
2 221 (30.36%) Unix
3 217 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 200 (27.47%) Linux
5 188 (25.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 126 (17.31%) Solaris
7 124 (17.03%) AIX
8 112 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 75 (10.30%) Windows 7
10 42 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (4.40%) HPUX
12 31 (4.26%) Android
12 31 (4.26%) Apple iOS
13 27 (3.71%) Windows XP
14 21 (2.88%) OS/390
15 12 (1.65%) Windows 8
16 10 (1.37%) Windows Phone
17 9 (1.24%) Windows 10
18 8 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (43.13%) ITIL
2 135 (18.54%) Service Delivery
3 124 (17.03%) Problem Management
4 117 (16.07%) Incident Management
5 112 (15.38%) Change Management
6 102 (14.01%) Root Cause Analysis
7 85 (11.68%) Release Management
8 81 (11.13%) Software Delivery
9 67 (9.20%) Project Management
10 64 (8.79%) Configuration Management
10 64 (8.79%) Migration
11 56 (7.69%) QMS
12 42 (5.77%) Business Continuity
13 39 (5.36%) Server Building
14 37 (5.08%) Load Balancing
15 35 (4.81%) Content Management
15 35 (4.81%) Mentoring
15 35 (4.81%) Quality Management
16 33 (4.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 32 (4.40%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 207 (28.43%) SQL
2 138 (18.96%) PowerShell
3 106 (14.56%) VB
4 94 (12.91%) Perl
5 79 (10.85%) Java
6 67 (9.20%) Shell Script
7 54 (7.42%) VBScript
8 38 (5.22%) T-SQL
9 34 (4.67%) C
10 30 (4.12%) JavaScript
11 29 (3.98%) C#
12 21 (2.88%) Python
13 16 (2.20%) C++
14 9 (1.24%) Jython
14 9 (1.24%) Korn
15 8 (1.10%) Ruby
16 7 (0.96%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.96%) PHP
17 6 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 381 (52.34%) Security Cleared
2 322 (44.23%) SC Cleared
3 179 (24.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 148 (20.33%) Degree
5 136 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 88 (12.09%) MCSE
7 26 (3.57%) MCSA
8 25 (3.43%) AAT
9 18 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (2.34%) MCP
11 10 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.37%) MCITP
12 9 (1.24%) CCNA
12 9 (1.24%) CCNP
12 9 (1.24%) MCTS
13 8 (1.10%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.10%) MCDBA
13 8 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.82%) CISSP
15 5 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (16.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 99 (13.60%) SLA
3 38 (5.22%) ISO 9001
4 16 (2.20%) QA
5 8 (1.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 394 (54.12%) Active Directory
2 136 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (18.41%) XenApp
4 122 (16.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 99 (13.60%) XenServer
6 97 (13.32%) XenDesktop
7 59 (8.10%) Hyper-V
8 45 (6.18%) vSphere
9 25 (3.43%) Terminal Services
10 18 (2.47%) Firmware
10 18 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (2.34%) DFS Replication
12 13 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 6 (0.82%) Brightmail
15 6 (0.82%) NFS
15 6 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 91 (12.50%) SCCM
2 88 (12.09%) Tivoli
3 65 (8.93%) HP SiteScope
4 63 (8.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 51 (7.01%) MOM
6 50 (6.87%) XenMobile
7 43 (5.91%) Microsoft Clustering
8 42 (5.77%) SafeCom
9 39 (5.36%) NetBackup
10 37 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 37 (5.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 32 (4.40%) OpenView
12 31 (4.26%) EdgeSight
13 29 (3.98%) HP Data Protector
14 21 (2.88%) Perfmon
15 19 (2.61%) Puppet
16 18 (2.47%) AirWatch
17 15 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 14 (1.92%) HP SIM
19 13 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 443 (60.85%) Microsoft
2 291 (39.97%) HP
3 232 (31.87%) VMware
4 202 (27.75%) Citrix
5 183 (25.14%) Oracle
6 112 (15.38%) AppSense
7 101 (13.87%) CA
8 92 (12.64%) ServiceNow
9 61 (8.38%) ThinPrint
10 56 (7.69%) SAP
11 55 (7.55%) BMC
12 54 (7.42%) Symantec
13 40 (5.49%) IBM
14 37 (5.08%) Red Hat
15 26 (3.57%) Sun
16 24 (3.30%) Intel Security
17 20 (2.75%) Lotus
18 18 (2.47%) Lumension
19 17 (2.34%) Axway
20 14 (1.92%) Veritas
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