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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 278 86 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.04% 11.75% 17.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.50% 41.55% 63.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 31 41
Median daily rate £280 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 15 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £13.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +88.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.80 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
492 207 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.86% 28.28% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 111 73
Median daily rate £280 £425 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £600 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 20 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +236.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 25 August 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 373 (61.86%) Windows Server
2 354 (58.71%) Microsoft
3 318 (52.74%) Active Directory
4 316 (52.40%) Security Cleared
5 279 (46.27%) ITIL
6 273 (45.27%) SC Cleared
7 255 (42.29%) HP
8 223 (36.98%) DHCP
9 215 (35.66%) DNS
10 213 (35.32%) Unix
11 211 (34.99%) VMware
12 202 (33.50%) Citrix
13 186 (30.85%) SQL
14 179 (29.68%) Oracle
14 179 (29.68%) Windows Server 2008
15 178 (29.52%) Linux
16 169 (28.03%) BPSS Clearance
17 158 (26.20%) Windows Server 2003
18 143 (23.71%) SQL Server
19 136 (22.55%) XenApp
20 128 (21.23%) Service Delivery
21 127 (21.06%) Degree
22 124 (20.56%) Microsoft App-V
23 123 (20.40%) Computer Science
24 117 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
24 117 (19.40%) Solaris
25 116 (19.24%) Incident Management
25 116 (19.24%) Disclosure Scotland
26 114 (18.91%) AIX
27 113 (18.74%) AppSense

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 79 (13.10%) MS Exchange
1 79 (13.10%) WebLogic
2 75 (12.44%) IIS
3 72 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 61 (10.12%) Skype for Business
5 44 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (6.14%) SharePoint
7 28 (4.64%) Apache
8 22 (3.65%) Office Communications Server
9 21 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 20 (3.32%) IBM Notes
10 20 (3.32%) OpenStack
10 20 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (3.15%) MQSeries
12 18 (2.99%) WebSphere
12 18 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (2.65%) Tuxedo
14 15 (2.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 13 (2.16%) Oracle Application Server
16 12 (1.99%) JBoss
Applications
1 88 (14.59%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS Project
3 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.82%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.30%) Office 365
2 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.50%) IaaS
4 3 (0.50%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.33%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (0.33%) GitHub
5 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 223 (36.98%) DHCP
2 215 (35.66%) DNS
3 69 (11.44%) TCP/IP
4 66 (10.95%) Firewall
5 44 (7.30%) SAN
6 25 (4.15%) Skype
7 22 (3.65%) SMS
8 21 (3.48%) 3G
8 21 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (2.82%) SSL
10 16 (2.65%) HTTP
10 16 (2.65%) Internet
11 15 (2.49%) LDAP
12 14 (2.32%) HTTPS
13 13 (2.16%) SSH
14 12 (1.99%) Intranet
15 9 (1.49%) BIG-IP
16 8 (1.33%) OpenLDAP
17 6 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.13%) DB2
3 27 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (2.32%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.33%) MySQL
8 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.33%) DataStage
10 2 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 41 (6.80%) MSI
2 11 (1.82%) LoadRunner
3 9 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.33%) Facilita Forecast
4 8 (1.33%) HP UFT
5 7 (1.16%) JIRA
6 5 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.50%) JMeter
7 3 (0.50%) LoadUI
7 3 (0.50%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.33%) GitLab
8 2 (0.33%) Subversion
8 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.17%) NMock
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.17%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.17%) WiX
General
1 14 (2.32%) Finance
2 13 (2.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (0.50%) Advertising
4 2 (0.33%) Banking
4 2 (0.33%) Military
5 1 (0.17%) Marketing
5 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 129 (21.39%) Support Engineer
2 37 (6.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 33 (5.47%) Desktop Support
4 32 (5.31%) Desktop Engineer
5 28 (4.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 25 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (4.15%) Developer
6 25 (4.15%) Support Specialist
7 24 (3.98%) Consultant
7 24 (3.98%) Wintel Engineer
8 23 (3.81%) Analyst
9 22 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 22 (3.65%) Backup Engineer
10 21 (3.48%) Unix Engineer
10 21 (3.48%) Unix Support
11 20 (3.32%) Messaging Support
12 19 (3.15%) Storage Engineer
13 18 (2.99%) Server Support
13 18 (2.99%) Unix Support Engineer
13 18 (2.99%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (10.12%) Middleware
2 21 (3.48%) J2EE
3 16 (2.65%) IBM Integration Bus
4 11 (1.82%) .NET
5 10 (1.66%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.66%) Web Services
6 8 (1.33%) HTML
6 8 (1.33%) JSP
7 7 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.00%) CSS
9 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (0.83%) Entity Framework
9 5 (0.83%) JSON
9 5 (0.83%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.83%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.66%) jQuery
10 4 (0.66%) XML
11 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 123 (20.40%) Computer Science
2 68 (11.28%) Management Information System
3 43 (7.13%) Clustering
4 25 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.65%) Mainframe
6 21 (3.48%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.48%) Fat Client
6 21 (3.48%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.16%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.16%) PKI
7 13 (2.16%) Visualisation
8 11 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
8 11 (1.82%) User Experience
9 10 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.66%) Replication
10 9 (1.49%) AS400
10 9 (1.49%) CMDB
10 9 (1.49%) Tandem
11 7 (1.16%) Cryptography
11 7 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 373 (61.86%) Windows Server
2 213 (35.32%) Unix
3 179 (29.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 178 (29.52%) Linux
5 158 (26.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 117 (19.40%) Solaris
7 114 (18.91%) AIX
8 66 (10.95%) Windows 7
9 61 (10.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (5.47%) HPUX
12 27 (4.48%) Windows XP
13 23 (3.81%) Android
13 23 (3.81%) Apple iOS
14 15 (2.49%) OS/390
15 12 (1.99%) Windows 8
16 10 (1.66%) Windows Phone
17 7 (1.16%) Windows 10
17 7 (1.16%) zOS
18 5 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (46.27%) ITIL
2 128 (21.23%) Service Delivery
3 116 (19.24%) Incident Management
4 106 (17.58%) Problem Management
5 96 (15.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 88 (14.59%) Change Management
7 85 (14.10%) Software Delivery
8 75 (12.44%) Release Management
9 61 (10.12%) Project Management
10 55 (9.12%) Configuration Management
11 50 (8.29%) QMS
12 42 (6.97%) Business Continuity
12 42 (6.97%) Mentoring
13 34 (5.64%) Content Management
13 34 (5.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 33 (5.47%) Server Building
15 32 (5.31%) Quality Management
16 30 (4.98%) High Availability
16 30 (4.98%) Migration
16 30 (4.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 186 (30.85%) SQL
2 89 (14.76%) Perl
3 87 (14.43%) VB
4 86 (14.26%) PowerShell
5 59 (9.78%) Shell Script
6 57 (9.45%) Java
7 49 (8.13%) VBScript
8 35 (5.80%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.82%) C
10 14 (2.32%) C++
11 13 (2.16%) Python
12 12 (1.99%) Korn
12 12 (1.99%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.82%) C#
14 9 (1.49%) JavaScript
15 7 (1.16%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.16%) PHP
16 5 (0.83%) Ruby
17 4 (0.66%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 316 (52.40%) Security Cleared
2 273 (45.27%) SC Cleared
3 169 (28.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 127 (21.06%) Degree
5 95 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (8.46%) MCSE
7 25 (4.15%) AAT
8 18 (2.99%) MCP
9 10 (1.66%) CCNA
9 10 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.49%) CCNP
10 9 (1.49%) MCDBA
10 9 (1.49%) MCITP
10 9 (1.49%) MCSA
11 8 (1.33%) MCTS
11 8 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.00%) CISSP
12 6 (1.00%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (19.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 93 (15.42%) SLA
3 37 (6.14%) ISO 9001
4 13 (2.16%) QA
5 8 (1.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 318 (52.74%) Active Directory
2 136 (22.55%) XenApp
3 124 (20.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 117 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 99 (16.42%) XenServer
6 97 (16.09%) XenDesktop
7 52 (8.62%) Hyper-V
8 30 (4.98%) vSphere
9 25 (4.15%) Terminal Services
10 13 (2.16%) Firmware
11 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.33%) DFS Replication
13 7 (1.16%) NFS
13 7 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (1.00%) Brightmail
15 3 (0.50%) Docker
15 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 92 (15.26%) SCCM
2 85 (14.10%) Tivoli
3 65 (10.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 62 (10.28%) HP SiteScope
5 50 (8.29%) XenMobile
6 49 (8.13%) MOM
7 42 (6.97%) SafeCom
8 39 (6.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 38 (6.30%) NetBackup
10 37 (6.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 37 (6.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 33 (5.47%) OpenView
12 31 (5.14%) EdgeSight
13 29 (4.81%) HP Data Protector
14 21 (3.48%) Perfmon
15 15 (2.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 14 (2.32%) HP SIM
17 13 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
18 11 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
18 11 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 354 (58.71%) Microsoft
2 255 (42.29%) HP
3 211 (34.99%) VMware
4 202 (33.50%) Citrix
5 179 (29.68%) Oracle
6 113 (18.74%) AppSense
7 91 (15.09%) CA
8 87 (14.43%) ServiceNow
9 63 (10.45%) ThinPrint
10 57 (9.45%) SAP
11 50 (8.29%) Symantec
12 47 (7.79%) BMC
13 44 (7.30%) Red Hat
14 34 (5.64%) IBM
15 23 (3.81%) Sun
16 21 (3.48%) Intel Security
17 20 (3.32%) Lotus
18 16 (2.65%) Lumension
19 14 (2.32%) Axway
20 13 (2.16%) Trend Micro
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