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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 62 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.29% 12.81% 10.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.04% 40.52% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 45 3
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£325 £233 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.78% +66.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £10.45 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
135 153 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.78% 31.61% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 110 22
Average daily rate £325 £245 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £195 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £405 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.06 £10.50 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 43 (50.59%) Microsoft
2 37 (43.53%) Security Cleared
3 32 (37.65%) ITIL
4 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
5 25 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (25.88%) SC Cleared
7 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 20 (23.53%) UNIX
8 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 16 (18.82%) HP
10 15 (17.65%) VMware
11 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
11 14 (16.47%) Migration
12 13 (15.29%) Change Management
12 13 (15.29%) DHCP
12 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (14.12%) DV Cleared
13 12 (14.12%) DNS
13 12 (14.12%) SAN
13 12 (14.12%) MS Office
14 11 (12.94%) SQL
14 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (11.76%) Service Management
16 9 (10.59%) Cisco
16 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
16 9 (10.59%) Client/Server
16 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.12%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Windchill
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) DHCP
2 12 (14.12%) DNS
2 12 (14.12%) SAN
3 6 (7.06%) Internet
4 5 (5.88%) Firewall
5 4 (4.71%) VLAN
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (4.71%) LAN
5 4 (4.71%) WAN
6 2 (2.35%) LDAP
6 2 (2.35%) VPN
6 2 (2.35%) Junos
7 1 (1.18%) SSL
7 1 (1.18%) HTTP
7 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.18%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.18%) NAS
7 1 (1.18%) Wireless
7 1 (1.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.35%) DTS
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.18%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Automotive
2 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
2 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) Analyst
2 10 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 9 (10.59%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.71%) Administrator
7 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Author
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) .NET
1 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 5 (5.88%) Web Services
1 5 (5.88%) MDX
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.24%) Clustering
3 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Replication
5 3 (3.53%) PDA
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (23.53%) UNIX
3 20 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.41%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.24%) Solaris
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.06%) Linux
7 4 (4.71%) VME
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) ITIL
2 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
2 14 (16.47%) Migration
3 13 (15.29%) Change Management
4 10 (11.76%) Service Management
5 9 (10.59%) Problem Management
5 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.41%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.24%) Software Delivery
8 6 (7.06%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (5.88%) Data Management
9 5 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.88%) Web Design
9 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.71%) Change Control
10 4 (4.71%) CMMI
11 3 (3.53%) Information Security
11 3 (3.53%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) Perl
2 6 (7.06%) VB
2 6 (7.06%) VBA
3 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.88%) C#
3 5 (5.88%) VBScript
4 4 (4.71%) Java
5 2 (2.35%) C
6 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.18%) Ruby
6 1 (1.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (43.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (25.88%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.12%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) MCSE
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.53%) Degree
6 1 (1.18%) CCNP
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.53%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.35%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) vSphere
4 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.18%) NFS
6 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.53%) SCCM
3 2 (2.35%) WSUS
3 2 (2.35%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.18%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) HP
3 15 (17.65%) VMware
4 9 (10.59%) Cisco
5 7 (8.24%) CA
6 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.71%) Borland
8 3 (3.53%) McAfee
8 3 (3.53%) Crossbeam
8 3 (3.53%) TippingPoint
8 3 (3.53%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.53%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.53%) Dell
8 3 (3.53%) EMC
8 3 (3.53%) Citrix
8 3 (3.53%) Juniper
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle
9 2 (2.35%) F5
9 2 (2.35%) Sophos
9 2 (2.35%) Lotus
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