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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 456 98 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.70% 16.58% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.09% 55.37% 55.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 46 45
Median daily rate £280 £338 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% +42.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £120 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £551 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 22 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £18.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% -25.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
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
660 177 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 48.78% 29.95% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 97 86
Median daily rate £280 £295 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £125 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £33.05 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 287 (57.52%) Windows Server
2 280 (56.11%) Microsoft
2 280 (56.11%) Active Directory
3 261 (52.30%) Security Cleared
4 226 (45.29%) ITIL
5 223 (44.69%) SC Cleared
6 207 (41.48%) HP
7 195 (39.08%) DHCP
8 194 (38.88%) DNS
9 183 (36.67%) VMware
10 179 (35.87%) Citrix
11 158 (31.66%) Unix
12 155 (31.06%) SQL
12 155 (31.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 142 (28.46%) Linux
14 137 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 136 (27.25%) Oracle
16 126 (25.25%) BPSS Clearance
17 122 (24.45%) XenApp
18 114 (22.85%) SQL Server
19 111 (22.24%) Microsoft App-V
20 108 (21.64%) Degree
21 104 (20.84%) Computer Science
22 101 (20.24%) AppSense
23 96 (19.24%) VMware Infrastructure
24 95 (19.04%) Service Delivery
25 93 (18.64%) SCCM
26 88 (17.64%) Incident Management
26 88 (17.64%) Disclosure Scotland
27 86 (17.23%) XenServer

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 66 (13.23%) MS Exchange
2 60 (12.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (11.62%) IIS
4 54 (10.82%) WebLogic
5 49 (9.82%) Skype for Business
6 33 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (5.41%) SharePoint
8 22 (4.41%) Apache
9 18 (3.61%) IBM Notes
10 16 (3.21%) OpenStack
11 14 (2.81%) Office Communications Server
12 13 (2.61%) MQSeries
12 13 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (2.40%) WebSphere
13 12 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (2.20%) JBoss
15 10 (2.00%) Tuxedo
16 9 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 8 (1.60%) iPlanet
Applications
1 81 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 35 (7.01%) MS Office
3 3 (0.60%) MS Project
3 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.21%) Office 365
2 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.60%) IaaS
3 3 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 195 (39.08%) DHCP
2 194 (38.88%) DNS
3 65 (13.03%) Firewall
4 56 (11.22%) TCP/IP
5 41 (8.22%) SAN
6 22 (4.41%) SMS
7 20 (4.01%) 3G
7 20 (4.01%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (3.21%) Internet
8 16 (3.21%) Skype
9 15 (3.01%) LDAP
10 13 (2.61%) Intranet
10 13 (2.61%) SSH
11 11 (2.20%) HTTP
11 11 (2.20%) SSL
12 9 (1.80%) HTTPS
13 8 (1.60%) BIG-IP
13 8 (1.60%) OpenLDAP
14 6 (1.20%) Kerberos
14 6 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (22.85%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.02%) DB2
3 27 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.00%) MySQL
10 5 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 35 (7.01%) MSI
2 12 (2.40%) HP UFT
2 12 (2.40%) LoadRunner
3 11 (2.20%) Facilita Forecast
3 11 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.40%) JIRA
5 3 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) JMeter
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 14 (2.81%) Finance
2 7 (1.40%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.40%) Advertising
3 2 (0.40%) Banking
3 2 (0.40%) Military
3 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.20%) Back Office
4 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (19.04%) Support Engineer
2 33 (6.61%) Desktop Support
3 32 (6.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 28 (5.61%) Desktop Engineer
5 24 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (4.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 23 (4.61%) Wintel Engineer
7 20 (4.01%) Analyst
8 18 (3.61%) Wintel Support
9 17 (3.41%) Consultant
10 16 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (3.21%) Backup Engineer
10 16 (3.21%) Support Specialist
11 15 (3.01%) Server Support
12 14 (2.81%) Developer
12 14 (2.81%) Storage Engineer
13 13 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (2.61%) Messaging Support
14 12 (2.40%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 12 (2.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.42%) Middleware
2 17 (3.41%) J2EE
3 9 (1.80%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (1.60%) HTML
4 8 (1.60%) JSP
5 5 (1.00%) .NET
5 5 (1.00%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.80%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.80%) Web Services
7 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.40%) ADO
8 2 (0.40%) JSON
8 2 (0.40%) MDX
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.20%) CSS
9 1 (0.20%) HTML5
9 1 (0.20%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 104 (20.84%) Computer Science
2 61 (12.22%) Management Information System
3 41 (8.22%) Clustering
4 22 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.41%) Mainframe
5 21 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.21%) Fat Client
5 21 (4.21%) Thin Client
6 12 (2.40%) PKI
7 11 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
8 10 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.80%) AS400
9 9 (1.80%) Replication
9 9 (1.80%) Tandem
9 9 (1.80%) User Experience
10 8 (1.60%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.40%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.40%) CMDB
11 7 (1.40%) Cryptography
11 7 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 287 (57.52%) Windows Server
2 158 (31.66%) Unix
3 155 (31.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 142 (28.46%) Linux
5 137 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (15.63%) Solaris
7 77 (15.43%) AIX
8 61 (12.22%) Windows 7
9 52 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (5.61%) Windows XP
12 24 (4.81%) HPUX
13 15 (3.01%) Apple iOS
14 14 (2.81%) Android
15 10 (2.00%) Windows 8
16 9 (1.80%) OS/390
17 7 (1.40%) Windows Phone
17 7 (1.40%) zOS
18 5 (1.00%) Windows 10
19 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (45.29%) ITIL
2 95 (19.04%) Service Delivery
3 88 (17.64%) Incident Management
4 82 (16.43%) Problem Management
5 79 (15.83%) Software Delivery
6 71 (14.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 64 (12.83%) Change Management
8 53 (10.62%) Project Management
8 53 (10.62%) Release Management
9 41 (8.22%) Configuration Management
10 40 (8.02%) Mentoring
11 34 (6.81%) Business Continuity
12 33 (6.61%) Server Building
13 32 (6.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 31 (6.21%) QMS
15 27 (5.41%) High Availability
16 26 (5.21%) Migration
17 25 (5.01%) ITIL V3
18 23 (4.61%) Content Management
18 23 (4.61%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 155 (31.06%) SQL
2 78 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 73 (14.63%) VB
4 70 (14.03%) Perl
5 46 (9.22%) Shell Script
6 45 (9.02%) Java
7 44 (8.82%) VBScript
8 30 (6.01%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.61%) C
10 12 (2.40%) Korn
10 12 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.60%) C++
12 6 (1.20%) Python
13 5 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.00%) C#
14 4 (0.80%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.40%) Scala
16 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 261 (52.30%) Security Cleared
2 223 (44.69%) SC Cleared
3 126 (25.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 108 (21.64%) Degree
5 85 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (9.02%) MCSE
7 22 (4.41%) AAT
8 18 (3.61%) MCP
9 10 (2.00%) CCNA
9 10 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.80%) CCNP
10 9 (1.80%) MCDBA
10 9 (1.80%) MCITP
10 9 (1.80%) MCSA
11 8 (1.60%) MCTS
11 8 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.40%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.20%) CISSP
13 6 (1.20%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (17.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 71 (14.23%) SLA
3 23 (4.61%) ISO 9001
4 14 (2.81%) QA
5 8 (1.60%) JSP 440
System Software
1 280 (56.11%) Active Directory
2 122 (24.45%) XenApp
3 111 (22.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 96 (19.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 86 (17.23%) XenServer
6 84 (16.83%) XenDesktop
7 43 (8.62%) Hyper-V
8 28 (5.61%) vSphere
9 23 (4.61%) Terminal Services
10 12 (2.40%) Firmware
11 8 (1.60%) DFS Replication
12 7 (1.40%) NFS
12 7 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 7 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (1.00%) Brightmail
14 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.60%) Docker
15 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 93 (18.64%) SCCM
2 67 (13.43%) Tivoli
3 59 (11.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 47 (9.42%) HP SiteScope
5 40 (8.02%) XenMobile
6 38 (7.62%) MOM
7 37 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
8 35 (7.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 35 (7.01%) SafeCom
9 32 (6.41%) NetBackup
10 31 (6.21%) OpenView
10 31 (6.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 25 (5.01%) EdgeSight
12 24 (4.81%) HP Data Protector
13 19 (3.81%) Perfmon
14 13 (2.61%) EMC NetWorker
15 12 (2.40%) HP SIM
15 12 (2.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 7 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
16 7 (1.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 280 (56.11%) Microsoft
2 207 (41.48%) HP
3 183 (36.67%) VMware
4 179 (35.87%) Citrix
5 136 (27.25%) Oracle
6 101 (20.24%) AppSense
7 66 (13.23%) CA
8 58 (11.62%) ServiceNow
9 56 (11.22%) ThinPrint
10 46 (9.22%) SAP
11 44 (8.82%) Symantec
12 38 (7.62%) BMC
12 38 (7.62%) Red Hat
13 25 (5.01%) IBM
14 18 (3.61%) Lotus
14 18 (3.61%) Sun
15 17 (3.41%) Intel Security
16 13 (2.61%) Lumension
17 12 (2.40%) Cisco
18 10 (2.00%) Altiris
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