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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 78 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.73% 24.30% 10.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.78% 55.71% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 2
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£348 £240 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.79% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Average hourly rate £13.83 £25.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.76% +96.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
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
92 140 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.96% 43.61% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 94 7
Average daily rate £330 £245 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.69% -7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £181 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 57 (53.27%) Security Cleared
3 52 (48.60%) ITIL
4 48 (44.86%) Active Directory
5 43 (40.19%) MS Excel
6 39 (36.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (35.51%) SQL
8 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
9 32 (29.91%) UNIX
9 32 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (26.17%) HP
11 27 (25.23%) SC Cleared
12 25 (23.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 25 (23.36%) VMware
13 24 (22.43%) Service Delivery
14 21 (19.63%) Clustering
14 21 (19.63%) DNS
14 21 (19.63%) DV Cleared
14 21 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (17.76%) Service Management
16 18 (16.82%) MS Office
17 16 (14.95%) Configuration Management
18 15 (14.02%) Change Management
18 15 (14.02%) DHCP
19 14 (13.08%) SAN
20 13 (12.15%) Linux
20 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2005
20 13 (12.15%) Problem Management
20 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2008
20 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (9.35%) WebLogic
1 10 (9.35%) SharePoint
1 10 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.48%) IBM Notes
3 7 (6.54%) IIS
3 7 (6.54%) Apache
4 6 (5.61%) SAS
5 5 (4.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 43 (40.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) DNS
2 15 (14.02%) DHCP
3 14 (13.08%) SAN
4 10 (9.35%) Firewall
5 6 (5.61%) LDAP
6 5 (4.67%) LAN
6 5 (4.67%) WAN
6 5 (4.67%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (3.74%) Network Security
7 4 (3.74%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (3.74%) SSL
8 3 (2.80%) Junos
8 3 (2.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.87%) SSH
10 1 (0.93%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.93%) Wireless
10 1 (0.93%) Internet
10 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.80%) DTS
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) PVCS
2 5 (4.67%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.93%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.93%) Back Office
2 1 (0.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (17.76%) Support Engineer
2 14 (13.08%) Analyst
3 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Developer
5 7 (6.54%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Software Support Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Wintel Support
7 5 (4.67%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Server Support
7 5 (4.67%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Configuration Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Administrator
8 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.74%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.74%) Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.74%) Server Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) .NET
1 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET
2 7 (6.54%) Middleware
3 6 (5.61%) Web Services
3 6 (5.61%) MDX
4 2 (1.87%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Clustering
2 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.48%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.80%) Replication
5 3 (2.80%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.80%) PDA
6 2 (1.87%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Open Source
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
7 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 32 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (29.91%) UNIX
3 13 (12.15%) Linux
4 12 (11.21%) Windows 7
5 10 (9.35%) Windows XP
6 9 (8.41%) Solaris
7 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.93%) VME
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.60%) ITIL
2 24 (22.43%) Service Delivery
3 19 (17.76%) Service Management
4 16 (14.95%) Configuration Management
5 15 (14.02%) Change Management
6 13 (12.15%) Problem Management
7 11 (10.28%) Incident Management
8 10 (9.35%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (7.48%) Data Management
9 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.54%) Business Continuity
10 7 (6.54%) Web Design
10 7 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (5.61%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2
13 4 (3.74%) CMMI
13 4 (3.74%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.51%) SQL
2 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
3 9 (8.41%) Java
4 8 (7.48%) C#
4 8 (7.48%) VB.NET
4 8 (7.48%) VBA
4 8 (7.48%) VBScript
5 7 (6.54%) Perl
6 6 (5.61%) VB
7 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.67%) C
8 2 (1.87%) Korn
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (53.27%) Security Cleared
2 27 (25.23%) SC Cleared
3 21 (19.63%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.80%) MCSA
6 2 (1.87%) Degree
6 2 (1.87%) VCP4
6 2 (1.87%) MCSE
7 1 (0.93%) CCNP
7 1 (0.93%) CCA
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.67%) QA
3 4 (3.74%) JSP 440
3 4 (3.74%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (44.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.54%) Terminal Services
4 6 (5.61%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.74%) vSphere
5 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.87%) NFS
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.93%) XenApp
7 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (23.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (8.41%) MIIS
3 7 (6.54%) HP SIM
4 6 (5.61%) OpenView
5 4 (3.74%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.87%) SCCM
8 1 (0.93%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.93%) Puppet
8 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.17%) HP
3 25 (23.36%) VMware
4 11 (10.28%) Oracle
4 11 (10.28%) Cisco
5 9 (8.41%) Citrix
6 8 (7.48%) Lotus
7 7 (6.54%) CA
8 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.74%) Borland
9 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.74%) McAfee
9 4 (3.74%) Juniper
9 4 (3.74%) EMC
9 4 (3.74%) TippingPoint
9 4 (3.74%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.80%) F5
11 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.87%) Apple
12 1 (0.93%) Crossbeam
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