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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 72 56 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.31% 12.96% 8.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.90% 44.80% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 3
Average daily rate
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£294 £235 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £147 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £352 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 8
Average hourly rate £13.71 £18.04 £10.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +74.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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
164 125 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.31% 28.94% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 20
Average daily rate £300 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £408 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 29 May 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 29 May 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 50 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 41 (39.42%) Security Cleared
3 38 (36.54%) ITIL
4 33 (31.73%) Active Directory
5 31 (29.81%) Migration
6 28 (26.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 28 (26.92%) Windows 7
7 26 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (21.15%) DHCP
10 21 (20.19%) DNS
11 18 (17.31%) HP
12 17 (16.35%) UNIX
13 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 15 (14.42%) VMware
15 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
16 13 (12.50%) Finance
17 12 (11.54%) Service Management
17 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
17 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
17 12 (11.54%) Server Building
17 12 (11.54%) Data Centre
18 11 (10.58%) DV Cleared
18 11 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
19 10 (9.62%) Change Management
19 10 (9.62%) Validation
19 10 (9.62%) MCSE
19 10 (9.62%) Client/Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.69%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.15%) DHCP
2 21 (20.19%) DNS
3 9 (8.65%) SAN
4 7 (6.73%) Internet
5 5 (4.81%) VLAN
6 4 (3.85%) VPN
7 3 (2.88%) Firewall
8 2 (1.92%) LAN
8 2 (1.92%) WAN
8 2 (1.92%) Junos
8 2 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.96%) SSH
9 1 (0.96%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.96%) NAS
9 1 (0.96%) HTTP
9 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.96%) SSL
9 1 (0.96%) LDAP
9 1 (0.96%) 3G
9 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.92%) DTS
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.96%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (0.96%) Retail
2 1 (0.96%) Automotive
2 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Analyst
2 15 (14.42%) Service Analyst
2 15 (14.42%) Wintel Engineer
3 14 (13.46%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (9.62%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Integration Manager
8 6 (5.77%) Build Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Configuration Manager
10 4 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) CSS
1 2 (1.92%) HTML
1 2 (1.92%) .NET
1 2 (1.92%) Android SDK
1 2 (1.92%) HTML5
1 2 (1.92%) WebSockets
1 2 (1.92%) JSON
1 2 (1.92%) WPF
1 2 (1.92%) jQuery
2 1 (0.96%) Java EE
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.62%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.85%) Clustering
5 4 (3.85%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.88%) PDA
6 3 (2.88%) Replication
7 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.92%) Windows 7
2 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (16.35%) UNIX
4 10 (9.62%) Windows XP
4 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.73%) Linux
6 6 (5.77%) Solaris
7 4 (3.85%) VME
8 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.92%) Android
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) ITIL
2 31 (29.81%) Migration
3 12 (11.54%) Service Management
3 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
3 12 (11.54%) Server Building
4 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.62%) Change Management
5 10 (9.62%) Validation
5 10 (9.62%) Incident Management
5 10 (9.62%) Change Control
6 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 7 (6.73%) Integration Testing
7 7 (6.73%) Software Delivery
7 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.81%) Supplier Management
8 5 (4.81%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.81%) Business Continuity
8 5 (4.81%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.73%) SQL
2 5 (4.81%) Java
2 5 (4.81%) Perl
3 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.92%) C#
4 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.96%) Korn
5 1 (0.96%) Ruby
5 1 (0.96%) PHP
5 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.96%) VB
5 1 (0.96%) VBA
5 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (39.42%) Security Cleared
2 26 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.58%) DV Cleared
4 10 (9.62%) MCSE
4 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.73%) ISEB
6 6 (5.77%) Degree
7 4 (3.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 33 (31.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.85%) XenApp
4 3 (2.88%) vSphere
4 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (26.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (5.77%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.92%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.92%) WSUS
3 2 (1.92%) SCOM
3 2 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.96%) OpenView
4 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.31%) HP
3 15 (14.42%) VMware
4 7 (6.73%) Cisco
5 5 (4.81%) Dell
5 5 (4.81%) Citrix
6 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.85%) CA
7 3 (2.88%) Borland
8 2 (1.92%) Symantec
8 2 (1.92%) McAfee
8 2 (1.92%) Sophos
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle
8 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.92%) Juniper
8 2 (1.92%) EMC
8 2 (1.92%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.92%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.92%) F5
8 2 (1.92%) Crossbeam
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