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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 62 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.53% 9.88% 5.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.92% 55.17% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 8
Average daily rate
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£278 £253 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% -19.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £145 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £331 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.60 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.93 £11.80 £12.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
97 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.87% 17.90% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 16 35
Average daily rate £280 £268 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 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 29 August 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (40.17%) Security Cleared
2 42 (35.90%) SQL
3 41 (35.04%) Microsoft
4 37 (31.62%) UNIX
5 31 (26.50%) ITIL
5 31 (26.50%) Active Directory
6 30 (25.64%) Linux
7 29 (24.79%) C#
8 28 (23.93%) SC Cleared
9 27 (23.08%) Windows XP
10 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
11 23 (19.66%) MS Office
11 23 (19.66%) Oracle
12 21 (17.95%) WebLogic
12 21 (17.95%) .NET
13 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (15.38%) HP
14 18 (15.38%) Windows 7
15 16 (13.68%) Java
15 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
15 16 (13.68%) DNS
16 14 (11.97%) DV Cleared
16 14 (11.97%) Service Management
16 14 (11.97%) Firewall
16 14 (11.97%) VMware
17 12 (10.26%) Service Delivery
17 12 (10.26%) Change Management
17 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (10.26%) DHCP
17 12 (10.26%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (17.95%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.69%) SAS
3 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.13%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.56%) Documentum
5 3 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (19.66%) MS Office
2 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) DNS
2 14 (11.97%) Firewall
3 12 (10.26%) DHCP
4 10 (8.55%) LDAP
5 9 (7.69%) SAN
6 7 (5.98%) SSH
6 7 (5.98%) WAN
6 7 (5.98%) OpenLDAP
7 6 (5.13%) LAN
8 4 (3.42%) Junos
9 3 (2.56%) Network Security
9 3 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.56%) Internet
10 2 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (1.71%) DSL
10 2 (1.71%) MPLS
10 2 (1.71%) Intranet
10 2 (1.71%) SSL
10 2 (1.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (5.13%) DB2
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (3.42%) DTS
6 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.85%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) PVCS
2 6 (5.13%) JUnit
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.42%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.42%) JMeter
4 3 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (5.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.71%) Military
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Front Office
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Analyst
2 17 (14.53%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.68%) Developer
4 14 (11.97%) Applications Support
4 14 (11.97%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.98%) Support Specialist
5 7 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.13%) Server Support
6 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.13%) UNIX Support
7 5 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (3.42%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) Linux Support
8 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.95%) .NET
2 11 (9.40%) Web Services
3 10 (8.55%) J2EE
4 9 (7.69%) XML
4 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.13%) AppFabric
5 6 (5.13%) Play Framework
5 6 (5.13%) JMS
5 6 (5.13%) WCF
5 6 (5.13%) WF
6 4 (3.42%) MDX
7 3 (2.56%) HTML
8 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.85%) Java EE
9 1 (0.85%) SOAP
9 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Clustering
2 6 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.42%) Statistics
3 4 (3.42%) Replication
4 3 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Celerra
5 1 (0.85%) PMI
5 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.85%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.62%) UNIX
2 30 (25.64%) Linux
3 27 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.42%) Solaris
8 4 (3.42%) AIX
9 3 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) Service Management
3 12 (10.26%) Service Delivery
3 12 (10.26%) Change Management
4 10 (8.55%) Incident Management
5 7 (5.98%) Software Engineering
5 7 (5.98%) SOA
6 6 (5.13%) Software Architecture
6 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.13%) Data Management
7 5 (4.27%) Workflow
7 5 (4.27%) Web Design
7 5 (4.27%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.42%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.42%) Analytics
8 4 (3.42%) Network Management
8 4 (3.42%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.42%) Load Testing
8 4 (3.42%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.90%) SQL
2 29 (24.79%) C#
3 16 (13.68%) Java
4 12 (10.26%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 9 (7.69%) Perl
6 7 (5.98%) Korn
6 7 (5.98%) C++
7 6 (5.13%) Scala
7 6 (5.13%) VBScript
7 6 (5.13%) VB
7 6 (5.13%) VBA
8 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.42%) C
10 3 (2.56%) MUMPS
11 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (40.17%) Security Cleared
2 28 (23.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.97%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.42%) MCDBA
5 4 (3.42%) MCT
6 2 (1.71%) Degree
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
1 4 (3.42%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.56%) HL7
2 3 (2.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 31 (26.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) NFS
4 6 (5.13%) vSphere
4 6 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (4.27%) OpenView
3 4 (3.42%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (3.42%) Unicenter
3 4 (3.42%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.56%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.71%) Netcool
5 2 (1.71%) WSUS
5 2 (1.71%) SCCM
6 1 (0.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.85%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 41 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.66%) Oracle
3 18 (15.38%) HP
4 14 (11.97%) VMware
5 12 (10.26%) Cisco
6 9 (7.69%) Veritas
7 8 (6.84%) CA
7 8 (6.84%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.98%) JBoss
9 6 (5.13%) EMC
10 4 (3.42%) F5
10 4 (3.42%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.42%) Informatica
10 4 (3.42%) Juniper
10 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.42%) TippingPoint
11 3 (2.56%) InterSystems
11 3 (2.56%) Crossbeam
11 3 (2.56%) Siebel
11 3 (2.56%) Sun
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