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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 240 61 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.26% 11.82% 13.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.77% 40.40% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 28 49
Median daily rate £280 £388 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.74% +64.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £576 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.48 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% +37.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £27.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -2.41%
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
344 151 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.64% 29.26% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 87 118
Median daily rate £280 £325 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +32.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £247 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £496 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 3
Median hourly rate £26.58 £12.68 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.62% +20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.11 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.15 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 146 (50.52%) Windows Server
2 144 (49.83%) Active Directory
3 141 (48.79%) Microsoft
4 137 (47.40%) Security Cleared
5 129 (44.64%) ITIL
6 118 (40.83%) DHCP
7 114 (39.45%) SC Cleared
8 109 (37.72%) VMware
9 107 (37.02%) HP
9 107 (37.02%) Unix
10 106 (36.68%) DNS
11 96 (33.22%) Linux
12 92 (31.83%) Citrix
13 87 (30.10%) Oracle
14 86 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 82 (28.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 78 (26.99%) SQL
17 75 (25.95%) XenApp
18 66 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 66 (22.84%) BPSS Clearance
19 59 (20.42%) Microsoft App-V
20 58 (20.07%) AppSense
21 57 (19.72%) AIX
22 55 (19.03%) Solaris
23 52 (17.99%) SCCM
24 51 (17.65%) Degree
24 51 (17.65%) Computer Science
25 50 (17.30%) Java
25 50 (17.30%) Service Delivery
26 48 (16.61%) Incident 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 34 (11.76%) IIS
2 33 (11.42%) WebLogic
3 25 (8.65%) MS Exchange
4 22 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (7.61%) Skype for Business
5 20 (6.92%) WebSphere
5 20 (6.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (6.57%) Apache
7 17 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
7 17 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 15 (5.19%) SharePoint
9 13 (4.50%) nginx
10 11 (3.81%) Jetty
10 11 (3.81%) Oracle 10gAS
10 11 (3.81%) Tomcat
11 10 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (3.46%) PowerExchange
12 9 (3.11%) JBoss
12 9 (3.11%) MQSeries
13 8 (2.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 42 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.88%) MS Office
3 3 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.73%) Office 365
2 3 (1.04%) IaaS
2 3 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 118 (40.83%) DHCP
2 106 (36.68%) DNS
3 41 (14.19%) TCP/IP
4 35 (12.11%) SAN
5 21 (7.27%) Firewall
6 18 (6.23%) SSL
7 16 (5.54%) SMS
8 15 (5.19%) 3G
8 15 (5.19%) Internet
8 15 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (4.50%) HTTP
10 12 (4.15%) FTP
10 12 (4.15%) LDAP
11 11 (3.81%) SSH
12 10 (3.46%) Intranet
12 10 (3.46%) IPsec
13 8 (2.77%) Skype
14 7 (2.42%) BIG-IP
15 6 (2.08%) NAS
15 6 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.96%) DB2
3 14 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.81%) PowerCenter
5 8 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.73%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.84%) HP UFT
2 14 (4.84%) LoadRunner
3 11 (3.81%) Log4j
3 11 (3.81%) MSI
3 11 (3.81%) Travis CI
4 10 (3.46%) Facilita Forecast
4 10 (3.46%) JIRA
4 10 (3.46%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.38%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.38%) JMeter
5 4 (1.38%) Selenium
6 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.69%) PVCS
General
1 16 (5.54%) Finance
2 2 (0.69%) Banking
3 1 (0.35%) Back Office
3 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.35%) Marketing
3 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (22.84%) Support Engineer
2 25 (8.65%) Desktop Support
3 20 (6.92%) Analyst
4 18 (6.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 16 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (5.19%) Developer
7 14 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (4.84%) Desktop Engineer
8 13 (4.50%) Wintel Engineer
9 11 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (3.11%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (2.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (2.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (2.77%) Unix Engineer
12 7 (2.42%) Messaging Engineer
12 7 (2.42%) Storage Engineer
12 7 (2.42%) Tester
12 7 (2.42%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.34%) J2EE
2 19 (6.57%) .NET
3 18 (6.23%) Middleware
4 10 (3.46%) Servlets
5 8 (2.77%) HTML
6 7 (2.42%) JSP
7 6 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (1.38%) Web Services
9 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.04%) Software Packaging
9 3 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.69%) JSON
10 2 (0.69%) MDX
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.69%) XML
11 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.35%) CSS
11 1 (0.35%) HTML5
11 1 (0.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 36 (12.46%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.23%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.54%) Fat Client
4 16 (5.54%) Thin Client
5 13 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.50%) Clustering
6 10 (3.46%) Performance Metrics
7 9 (3.11%) Replication
8 8 (2.77%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.42%) PKI
10 5 (1.73%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.38%) AS400
11 4 (1.38%) Celerra
11 4 (1.38%) CLARiiON
11 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.38%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.38%) Symmetrix
11 4 (1.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 146 (50.52%) Windows Server
2 107 (37.02%) Unix
3 96 (33.22%) Linux
4 86 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (28.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (19.72%) AIX
7 55 (19.03%) Solaris
8 35 (12.11%) Windows 7
9 26 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (7.96%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.81%) HPUX
12 6 (2.08%) OS/390
13 5 (1.73%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.38%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.38%) zOS
15 3 (1.04%) Android
15 3 (1.04%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (44.64%) ITIL
2 50 (17.30%) Service Delivery
3 48 (16.61%) Incident Management
4 47 (16.26%) Problem Management
5 43 (14.88%) Software Delivery
6 42 (14.53%) Project Management
7 33 (11.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 32 (11.07%) Change Management
9 30 (10.38%) Configuration Management
10 26 (9.00%) Mentoring
11 24 (8.30%) Business Continuity
12 23 (7.96%) Release Management
13 21 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (7.27%) Automated Testing
14 20 (6.92%) DevOps
15 17 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 16 (5.54%) Service Management
17 15 (5.19%) QMS
18 14 (4.84%) Server Building
18 14 (4.84%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (26.99%) SQL
2 50 (17.30%) Java
3 46 (15.92%) Perl
4 41 (14.19%) VB
5 30 (10.38%) Shell Script
6 26 (9.00%) PowerShell
7 21 (7.27%) VBScript
8 14 (4.84%) C
9 10 (3.46%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.46%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.11%) Python
11 8 (2.77%) C#
12 6 (2.08%) C++
12 6 (2.08%) JavaScript
12 6 (2.08%) Korn
13 5 (1.73%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.38%) Ruby
14 4 (1.38%) Scala
15 2 (0.69%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 137 (47.40%) Security Cleared
2 114 (39.45%) SC Cleared
3 66 (22.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 51 (17.65%) Degree
5 25 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (5.54%) MCSE
7 13 (4.50%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.81%) AAT
9 6 (2.08%) ISTQB
9 6 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.73%) CCNA
10 5 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.38%) CCNP
11 4 (1.38%) MCDBA
11 4 (1.38%) MCP
12 3 (1.04%) MCSA
12 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (16.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 34 (11.76%) SLA
3 13 (4.50%) QA
4 10 (3.46%) ISO 9001
5 7 (2.42%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.35%) GPG13
6 1 (0.35%) WAI
6 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 144 (49.83%) Active Directory
2 75 (25.95%) XenApp
3 66 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (20.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 46 (15.92%) XenServer
6 44 (15.22%) XenDesktop
7 16 (5.54%) Hyper-V
8 14 (4.84%) vSphere
9 11 (3.81%) Xen
10 9 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (2.77%) Terminal Services
11 8 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.73%) Firmware
12 5 (1.73%) NFS
13 4 (1.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (1.04%) Docker
15 2 (0.69%) Brightmail
15 2 (0.69%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 52 (17.99%) SCCM
2 37 (12.80%) Tivoli
3 29 (10.03%) HP SiteScope
4 27 (9.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 25 (8.65%) XenMobile
6 22 (7.61%) MOM
7 18 (6.23%) EdgeSight
7 18 (6.23%) NetBackup
8 17 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 12 (4.15%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (4.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 11 (3.81%) OpenView
11 7 (2.42%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (2.42%) Puppet
12 6 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (1.38%) HP SIM
14 4 (1.38%) Perfmon
15 3 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 141 (48.79%) Microsoft
2 109 (37.72%) VMware
3 107 (37.02%) HP
4 92 (31.83%) Citrix
5 87 (30.10%) Oracle
6 58 (20.07%) AppSense
7 40 (13.84%) ThinPrint
8 36 (12.46%) SAP
9 33 (11.42%) CA
9 33 (11.42%) Red Hat
10 30 (10.38%) ServiceNow
11 24 (8.30%) Symantec
12 23 (7.96%) SafeCom
13 22 (7.61%) BMC
14 21 (7.27%) Sun
15 18 (6.23%) Axway
16 15 (5.19%) Cisco
17 14 (4.84%) Informatica
18 13 (4.50%) IBM
19 11 (3.81%) Genesys
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