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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 74 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.03% 8.02% 8.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.00% 50.00% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £256 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £432 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.57 £10.70 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
200 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.21% 16.05% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 16 18
Average daily rate £350 £313 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +22.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £472 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -13.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 69 (48.25%) Microsoft
2 63 (44.06%) SQL
3 59 (41.26%) Security Cleared
4 50 (34.97%) ITIL
5 49 (34.27%) Active Directory
6 47 (32.87%) MS Excel
7 45 (31.47%) SQL Server
8 43 (30.07%) UNIX
9 34 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (23.08%) MS Office
11 31 (21.68%) SC Cleared
11 31 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (20.28%) Linux
13 27 (18.88%) Service Delivery
14 26 (18.18%) Oracle
14 26 (18.18%) C#
14 26 (18.18%) DNS
14 26 (18.18%) HP
15 23 (16.08%) .NET
15 23 (16.08%) WebLogic
16 21 (14.69%) Java
16 21 (14.69%) Windows XP
16 21 (14.69%) Service Management
16 21 (14.69%) Clustering
16 21 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (13.99%) SQL Server 2005
18 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (13.29%) VMware
19 18 (12.59%) PL/SQL
19 18 (12.59%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 23 (16.08%) WebLogic
2 15 (10.49%) SAS
3 8 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.59%) JBoss
3 8 (5.59%) IBM Notes
3 8 (5.59%) Apache
4 7 (4.90%) IIS
5 5 (3.50%) MQSeries
5 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.10%) Documentum
6 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 47 (32.87%) MS Excel
2 33 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.18%) DNS
2 18 (12.59%) Firewall
3 15 (10.49%) DHCP
4 12 (8.39%) LDAP
5 11 (7.69%) SAN
6 9 (6.29%) LAN
6 9 (6.29%) WAN
7 7 (4.90%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (4.20%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (3.50%) Network Security
9 5 (3.50%) SSH
9 5 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.50%) SSL
9 5 (3.50%) Junos
9 5 (3.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (3.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (1.40%) Internet
10 2 (1.40%) MPLS
10 2 (1.40%) DSL
11 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (9.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (3.50%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.50%) DB2
8 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.10%) DTS
10 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.40%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (10.49%) PVCS
2 5 (3.50%) JUnit
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.70%) MSI
4 1 (0.70%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (1.40%) Back Office
1 2 (1.40%) Finance
1 2 (1.40%) Military
2 1 (0.70%) Front Office
2 1 (0.70%) Legal
2 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 23 (16.08%) Analyst
3 19 (13.29%) Developer
4 18 (12.59%) Applications Support
5 17 (11.89%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) Consultant
7 8 (5.59%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Server Support
9 6 (4.20%) Support Specialist
9 6 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.20%) Software Support Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Administrator
10 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) UNIX Support
10 5 (3.50%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.08%) .NET
2 17 (11.89%) Web Services
3 14 (9.79%) ASP.NET
4 10 (6.99%) MDX
5 8 (5.59%) Middleware
6 6 (4.20%) WCF
6 6 (4.20%) WF
6 6 (4.20%) XML
6 6 (4.20%) AppFabric
7 5 (3.50%) Play Framework
7 5 (3.50%) JMS
7 5 (3.50%) J2EE
8 3 (2.10%) SOAP
9 2 (1.40%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.70%) Java EE
10 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.69%) Clustering
1 21 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.79%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.80%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.80%) Statistics
5 2 (1.40%) Replication
5 2 (1.40%) CMDB
6 1 (0.70%) AS400
6 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.07%) UNIX
2 34 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (20.28%) Linux
5 21 (14.69%) Windows XP
6 12 (8.39%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.20%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.80%) Solaris
10 3 (2.10%) HPUX
11 2 (1.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.97%) ITIL
2 27 (18.88%) Service Delivery
3 21 (14.69%) Service Management
4 15 (10.49%) Change Management
5 14 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (9.79%) Data Management
6 13 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 13 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 12 (8.39%) Web Design
8 9 (6.29%) Configuration Management
8 9 (6.29%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (4.20%) Network Management
10 6 (4.20%) SOA
11 5 (3.50%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.50%) Network Design
11 5 (3.50%) Software Architecture
11 5 (3.50%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (2.80%) Time Management
12 4 (2.80%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 63 (44.06%) SQL
2 26 (18.18%) C#
3 21 (14.69%) Java
4 18 (12.59%) PL/SQL
5 14 (9.79%) VBScript
5 14 (9.79%) VB.NET
5 14 (9.79%) VBA
6 12 (8.39%) VB
7 8 (5.59%) Perl
8 7 (4.90%) C
9 6 (4.20%) C++
10 5 (3.50%) Korn
10 5 (3.50%) Scala
11 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 59 (41.26%) Security Cleared
2 31 (21.68%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.59%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.10%) MCSA
6 2 (1.40%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.40%) MCT
6 2 (1.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.70%) CCA
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) QA
1 6 (4.20%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (34.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.90%) vSphere
4 7 (4.90%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.20%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.50%) NFS
7 2 (1.40%) XenApp
7 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.29%) MIIS
3 7 (4.90%) OpenView
3 7 (4.90%) HP SIM
4 6 (4.20%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (2.80%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.10%) SCCM
7 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.40%) Netcool
7 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.40%) WSUS
8 1 (0.70%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.70%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (48.25%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.18%) HP
2 26 (18.18%) Oracle
3 19 (13.29%) VMware
4 16 (11.19%) Cisco
5 11 (7.69%) Citrix
6 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.59%) Lotus
8 6 (4.20%) EMC
8 6 (4.20%) Juniper
8 6 (4.20%) CA
8 6 (4.20%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.20%) TippingPoint
8 6 (4.20%) 3PAR
9 5 (3.50%) F5
9 5 (3.50%) McAfee
10 4 (2.80%) Informatica
10 4 (2.80%) Veritas
11 3 (2.10%) NetApp
11 3 (2.10%) Siebel
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