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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 93 63 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.13% 16.89% 9.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.61% 64.95% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 9
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£305 £278 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% +9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £192 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.10 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £25.93 £11.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.12
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -0.76%
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
229 97 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.86% 26.01% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 66 16
Average daily rate £425 £280 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £391 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 81 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 66 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 44 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 44 (26.67%) ITIL
4 38 (23.03%) Active Directory
5 36 (21.82%) SQL
5 36 (21.82%) DHCP
6 35 (21.21%) Windows 7
7 34 (20.61%) Migration
7 34 (20.61%) DNS
8 29 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (16.97%) MS Excel
10 27 (16.36%) HP
11 24 (14.55%) Incident Management
12 23 (13.94%) Linux
12 23 (13.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (13.33%) UNIX
13 22 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (13.33%) Problem Management
14 21 (12.73%) Java
15 20 (12.12%) MS Office
15 20 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (12.12%) Change Management
15 20 (12.12%) Change Control
16 19 (11.52%) Finance
16 19 (11.52%) VB
16 19 (11.52%) VMware
17 18 (10.91%) Perl
17 18 (10.91%) SQL Server
17 18 (10.91%) OpenView Configuration Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.24%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (2.42%) AquaLogic
4 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.42%) Tuxedo
4 4 (2.42%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.21%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Zope
7 1 (0.61%) Plone
Applications
1 28 (16.97%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.12%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.21%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.61%) PaaS
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.82%) DHCP
2 34 (20.61%) DNS
3 12 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.67%) Internet
5 7 (4.24%) SAN
5 7 (4.24%) VPN
6 6 (3.64%) SSL
6 6 (3.64%) VLAN
7 5 (3.03%) Firewall
8 3 (1.82%) LAN
8 3 (1.82%) WAN
9 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.21%) 3G
9 2 (1.21%) Intranet
9 2 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.21%) Junos
10 1 (0.61%) Network Security
10 1 (0.61%) NAS
10 1 (0.61%) MPLS
10 1 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.42%) DTS
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.82%) MySQL
8 2 (1.21%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.61%) Redis
9 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.21%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (1.21%) LoadUI
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.21%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.21%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.21%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.21%) JMeter
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.61%) FishEye
4 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (11.52%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Military
3 3 (1.82%) Automotive
4 2 (1.21%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (20.61%) Support Engineer
2 23 (13.94%) Analyst
3 21 (12.73%) Wintel Engineer
4 18 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (8.48%) Administrator
5 14 (8.48%) Service Analyst
5 14 (8.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (7.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Desktop Support
9 9 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Build Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Windows Administrator
10 8 (4.85%) Technical Leader
11 7 (4.24%) Integration Manager
12 6 (3.64%) Server Support
12 6 (3.64%) Wintel Support
13 5 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.27%) .NET
2 10 (6.06%) HTML
3 8 (4.85%) CSS
3 8 (4.85%) Web Services
4 7 (4.24%) HTML5
5 5 (3.03%) Middleware
5 5 (3.03%) MDX
6 4 (2.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (2.42%) J2EE
7 3 (1.82%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.21%) WebSockets
8 2 (1.21%) Android SDK
8 2 (1.21%) jQuery
8 2 (1.21%) WPF
8 2 (1.21%) JSON
9 1 (0.61%) LAMP
9 1 (0.61%) Java EE
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.61%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.48%) Client/Server
3 11 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.85%) Clustering
4 8 (4.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.24%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.42%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (2.42%) PKI
9 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.21%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.21%) User Experience
10 2 (1.21%) Replication
10 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.21%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.61%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.21%) Windows 7
2 29 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (13.94%) Linux
3 23 (13.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (13.33%) UNIX
4 22 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 13 (7.88%) AIX
6 13 (7.88%) Solaris
7 8 (4.85%) zOS
8 4 (2.42%) OS/390
9 3 (1.82%) VME
9 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.21%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.21%) CentOS
10 2 (1.21%) Android
10 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.67%) ITIL
2 34 (20.61%) Migration
3 24 (14.55%) Incident Management
4 22 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 20 (12.12%) Change Control
5 20 (12.12%) Change Management
6 16 (9.70%) Service Management
6 16 (9.70%) Server Building
7 15 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.45%) Validation
9 8 (4.85%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.85%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.24%) Integration Testing
10 7 (4.24%) Quality Management
10 7 (4.24%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.24%) Web Design
10 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Office Automation
11 6 (3.64%) Data Management
12 5 (3.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.82%) SQL
2 21 (12.73%) Java
3 19 (11.52%) VB
4 18 (10.91%) Perl
5 14 (8.48%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.06%) C#
7 9 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.85%) VBA
8 8 (4.85%) C
9 6 (3.64%) VBScript
9 6 (3.64%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.42%) Python
10 4 (2.42%) C++
10 4 (2.42%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.82%) Ruby
12 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.27%) MCSE
5 10 (6.06%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.24%) ISEB
7 5 (3.03%) Degree
8 4 (2.42%) APMP
9 3 (1.82%) MCSA
10 2 (1.21%) MCDBA
10 2 (1.21%) MCT
10 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.61%) CCNP
11 1 (0.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) SLA
2 6 (3.64%) QA
3 2 (1.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 38 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.70%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.45%) vSphere
5 8 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.03%) XenApp
7 3 (1.82%) Xen
8 2 (1.21%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.61%) qmail
9 1 (0.61%) Postfix
9 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (10.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (6.06%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.24%) SCCM
4 4 (2.42%) SCOM
4 4 (2.42%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.42%) Puppet
4 4 (2.42%) Unicenter
4 4 (2.42%) WSUS
5 3 (1.82%) Ansible
5 3 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.82%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.82%) Netcool
5 3 (1.82%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.21%) OpenView
6 2 (1.21%) MOM
6 2 (1.21%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 81 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.36%) HP
3 19 (11.52%) VMware
4 16 (9.70%) CA
5 12 (7.27%) Citrix
6 11 (6.67%) IBM
7 10 (6.06%) Cisco
8 9 (5.45%) Oracle
9 6 (3.64%) Dell
9 6 (3.64%) McAfee
10 5 (3.03%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.03%) Symantec
11 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.42%) Sun
11 4 (2.42%) Metastorm
11 4 (2.42%) Axway
11 4 (2.42%) Fujitsu
12 3 (1.82%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.82%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.82%) Sophos
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