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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 3 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 181 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.24% 9.97% 9.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.63% 45.39% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 41 26
Median daily rate £335 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £153 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 3 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.85 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.35% +98.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.57 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £25.77 £15.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

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
289 141 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.31% 21.96% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 85 63
Median daily rate £340 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.43 £13.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +76.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.50 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 249 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 232 (52.13%) Windows Server
3 202 (45.39%) Security Cleared
4 188 (42.25%) Active Directory
5 172 (38.65%) Linux
6 159 (35.73%) ITIL
6 159 (35.73%) SC Cleared
7 155 (34.83%) Unix
8 121 (27.19%) MS Excel
9 120 (26.97%) SQL
10 108 (24.27%) HP
11 107 (24.04%) DNS
12 98 (22.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 94 (21.12%) AIX
14 88 (19.78%) Change Management
15 86 (19.33%) DHCP
15 86 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 84 (18.88%) Open Source
17 81 (18.20%) SQL Server
17 81 (18.20%) VMware
18 80 (17.98%) PowerShell
19 78 (17.53%) Problem Management
19 78 (17.53%) Oracle
20 75 (16.85%) DevOps
21 71 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
22 70 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
22 70 (15.73%) Java
23 66 (14.83%) VMware Infrastructure
24 65 (14.61%) TCP/IP
25 64 (14.38%) Perl

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 48 (10.79%) WebLogic
1 48 (10.79%) WebSphere
2 44 (9.89%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.89%) SharePoint
3 39 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (8.09%) IIS
4 36 (8.09%) Skype for Business
5 24 (5.39%) OpenStack
6 15 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (3.37%) Office Communications Server
6 15 (3.37%) Tuxedo
7 14 (3.15%) MQSeries
8 13 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (2.92%) Oracle Application Server
9 12 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 12 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (2.47%) JBoss
10 11 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 121 (27.19%) MS Excel
2 45 (10.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.35%) OpenText MBPM
4 4 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.38%) SaaS
2 63 (14.16%) IaaS
2 63 (14.16%) PaaS
3 43 (9.66%) Office 365
4 30 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (3.37%) HP Helion
7 5 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.12%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.12%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.45%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.45%) GitHub
8 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.45%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 107 (24.04%) DNS
2 86 (19.33%) DHCP
3 65 (14.61%) TCP/IP
4 32 (7.19%) Skype
5 30 (6.74%) Firewall
6 24 (5.39%) LDAP
7 23 (5.17%) Internet
8 19 (4.27%) SSL
8 19 (4.27%) WAN
9 18 (4.04%) LAN
10 17 (3.82%) Intranet
11 16 (3.60%) HTTP
12 14 (3.15%) NAS
12 14 (3.15%) SAN
13 11 (2.47%) iSCSI
14 10 (2.25%) HTTPS
15 8 (1.80%) Kerberos
16 7 (1.57%) OpenLDAP
16 7 (1.57%) SSH
17 6 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.62%) DB2
3 19 (4.27%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.47%) Ingres
7 11 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (1.35%) BODI
10 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.67%) MySQL
11 3 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.45%) DataStage
12 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.70%) JIRA
4 11 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (2.02%) GitLab
6 8 (1.80%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.35%) MSI
7 6 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.12%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.90%) CA Gen
10 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.67%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.67%) JMeter
10 3 (0.67%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.67%) NMock
10 3 (0.67%) Selenium
10 3 (0.67%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.67%) WiX
General
1 13 (2.92%) Finance
2 1 (0.22%) Banking
2 1 (0.22%) Games
2 1 (0.22%) German Language
2 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (17.98%) Support Engineer
2 35 (7.87%) Analyst
3 33 (7.42%) Administrator
4 30 (6.74%) Architect
4 30 (6.74%) Desktop Engineer
5 27 (6.07%) Desktop Support
6 26 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (5.84%) DBA
7 24 (5.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 23 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 21 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 20 (4.49%) Automation Engineer
10 20 (4.49%) Operations Engineer
10 20 (4.49%) Wintel Engineer
11 19 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.04%) Consultant
13 17 (3.82%) Infrastructure Architect
13 17 (3.82%) Support Analyst
14 16 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.64%) Middleware
2 27 (6.07%) .NET
3 20 (4.49%) XML
4 17 (3.82%) ASP.NET
5 16 (3.60%) HTML
6 13 (2.92%) J2EE
7 12 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
8 9 (2.02%) Web Services
9 8 (1.80%) Software Packaging
10 7 (1.57%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.12%) Servlets
12 4 (0.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 3 (0.67%) JAX-RPC
13 3 (0.67%) jQuery
13 3 (0.67%) REST
13 3 (0.67%) SOAP
13 3 (0.67%) WSDL
13 3 (0.67%) XSL
13 3 (0.67%) XSLT
14 2 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 29 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.94%) Clustering
6 18 (4.04%) Private Cloud
7 16 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (3.15%) Mainframe
9 12 (2.70%) Tandem
10 10 (2.25%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (1.80%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.80%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.80%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.80%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.35%) PKI
12 6 (1.35%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.90%) Replication
14 2 (0.45%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 232 (52.13%) Windows Server
2 172 (38.65%) Linux
3 155 (34.83%) Unix
4 98 (22.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (21.12%) AIX
6 86 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (13.71%) Windows 7
8 61 (13.71%) Windows XP
9 47 (10.56%) Solaris
10 33 (7.42%) Windows 2000
11 31 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (4.04%) zOS
13 17 (3.82%) Android
13 17 (3.82%) Apple iOS
14 12 (2.70%) HPUX
14 12 (2.70%) OS/390
14 12 (2.70%) Windows 8
15 11 (2.47%) MVS
16 10 (2.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (35.73%) ITIL
2 88 (19.78%) Change Management
3 84 (18.88%) Open Source
4 78 (17.53%) Problem Management
5 75 (16.85%) DevOps
6 71 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (14.38%) Migration
8 57 (12.81%) PRINCE2
9 54 (12.13%) Data Management
10 39 (8.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 39 (8.76%) Service Management
11 38 (8.54%) ITSM
11 38 (8.54%) Release Management
12 35 (7.87%) Incident Management
13 31 (6.97%) Change Control
14 26 (5.84%) Service Delivery
15 25 (5.62%) Configuration Management
16 23 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
16 23 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (26.97%) SQL
2 80 (17.98%) PowerShell
3 70 (15.73%) Java
4 64 (14.38%) Perl
5 62 (13.93%) VB
6 47 (10.56%) Shell Script
7 30 (6.74%) JavaScript
8 29 (6.52%) C
9 26 (5.84%) C#
10 17 (3.82%) Python
11 11 (2.47%) Ruby
11 11 (2.47%) VBScript
12 9 (2.02%) Jython
13 8 (1.80%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.57%) Korn
14 7 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.12%) C++
15 5 (1.12%) VB6
16 4 (0.90%) PHP
17 3 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 202 (45.39%) Security Cleared
2 159 (35.73%) SC Cleared
3 58 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (11.91%) MCSE
5 52 (11.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 40 (8.99%) Degree
7 19 (4.27%) DV Cleared
8 17 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (3.82%) MCSA
9 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.45%) CCNA
10 2 (0.45%) CCNP
10 2 (0.45%) ECDL
10 2 (0.45%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.45%) MCP
11 1 (0.22%) CCDA
11 1 (0.22%) CISSP
11 1 (0.22%) ISEB
11 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.22%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.34%) SLA
2 34 (7.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.90%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 188 (42.25%) Active Directory
2 66 (14.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.29%) XenApp
4 21 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.37%) vSphere
8 12 (2.70%) XenDesktop
8 12 (2.70%) XenServer
9 10 (2.25%) DFS Replication
10 8 (1.80%) NFS
10 8 (1.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 8 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (1.57%) Xen
12 6 (1.35%) Firmware
13 5 (1.12%) Docker
14 4 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
15 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 40 (8.99%) HP SiteScope
2 37 (8.31%) SCCM
3 29 (6.52%) Tivoli
4 20 (4.49%) Puppet
5 16 (3.60%) Ansible
6 12 (2.70%) MOM
7 11 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (2.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 9 (2.02%) AirWatch
10 7 (1.57%) Control-M
10 7 (1.57%) WSUS
11 6 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (1.35%) SCOrch
11 6 (1.35%) XenMobile
12 5 (1.12%) BladeLogic
12 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (1.12%) Nagios
12 5 (1.12%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 249 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 108 (24.27%) HP
3 81 (18.20%) VMware
4 78 (17.53%) Oracle
5 43 (9.66%) CA
6 36 (8.09%) Citrix
7 30 (6.74%) IBM
8 27 (6.07%) Red Hat
9 23 (5.17%) ServiceNow
10 20 (4.49%) AppSense
11 14 (3.15%) BMC
12 13 (2.92%) Cisco
12 13 (2.92%) TIBCO
13 12 (2.70%) Sun
14 9 (2.02%) Dell
14 9 (2.02%) ThinPrint
15 8 (1.80%) Trend Micro
16 7 (1.57%) Atlassian
16 7 (1.57%) F5
16 7 (1.57%) SAP
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