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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 99 66 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.56% 18.33% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.00% 55.46% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £197 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £358 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 10
Average hourly rate £13.61 £18.04 £10.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.58% +70.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £25.00 £13.75
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
180 119 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.10% 33.06% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 86 13
Average daily rate £288 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £12.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 68 (49.64%) Microsoft
2 56 (40.88%) Security Cleared
3 40 (29.20%) Active Directory
4 38 (27.74%) ITIL
5 36 (26.28%) SC Cleared
6 35 (25.55%) Windows 7
6 35 (25.55%) Migration
7 33 (24.09%) DHCP
8 31 (22.63%) DNS
8 31 (22.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (22.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (19.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 22 (16.06%) HP
10 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (13.87%) Incident Management
12 18 (13.14%) Finance
13 17 (12.41%) MS Excel
13 17 (12.41%) SQL
14 16 (11.68%) UNIX
14 16 (11.68%) SharePoint
14 16 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (11.68%) VMware
14 16 (11.68%) Data Centre
15 15 (10.95%) Windows XP
16 14 (10.22%) Hyper-V
16 14 (10.22%) Change Control
16 14 (10.22%) Server Building
17 13 (9.49%) SQL Server
17 13 (9.49%) Change Management
18 12 (8.76%) Service Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 16 (11.68%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.73%) JBoss
5 1 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.57%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.09%) DHCP
2 31 (22.63%) DNS
3 9 (6.57%) SAN
4 8 (5.84%) Internet
5 6 (4.38%) VLAN
6 5 (3.65%) VPN
7 3 (2.19%) Firewall
8 2 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.46%) 3G
8 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.46%) LAN
8 2 (1.46%) WAN
8 2 (1.46%) Junos
9 1 (0.73%) SMTP
9 1 (0.73%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.73%) NAS
9 1 (0.73%) SSH
9 1 (0.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.92%) DTS
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) StarTeam
2 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.73%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.73%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 18 (13.14%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Military
3 2 (1.46%) Back Office
4 1 (0.73%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Automotive
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (19.71%) Analyst
2 22 (16.06%) Support Engineer
3 20 (14.60%) Wintel Engineer
4 16 (11.68%) Service Analyst
5 13 (9.49%) Administrator
5 13 (9.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (9.49%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.30%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Desktop Support
9 8 (5.84%) Build Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Technical Leader
9 8 (5.84%) Windows Administrator
10 7 (5.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Integration Manager
10 7 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Server Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Server Support
12 5 (3.65%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) .NET
2 2 (1.46%) JSON
2 2 (1.46%) CSS
2 2 (1.46%) WPF
2 2 (1.46%) jQuery
2 2 (1.46%) HTML5
2 2 (1.46%) WebSockets
2 2 (1.46%) Android SDK
2 2 (1.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.73%) Web Services
3 1 (0.73%) XML
3 1 (0.73%) XSLT
3 1 (0.73%) Middleware
3 1 (0.73%) Java EE
3 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.73%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.76%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.11%) Clustering
3 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.92%) PKI
5 4 (2.92%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.19%) PDA
7 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.46%) User Experience
8 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.73%) AS400
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.55%) Windows 7
2 31 (22.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (22.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (11.68%) UNIX
5 15 (10.95%) Windows XP
6 9 (6.57%) Linux
7 4 (2.92%) Solaris
7 4 (2.92%) VME
8 2 (1.46%) Android
8 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.74%) ITIL
2 35 (25.55%) Migration
3 19 (13.87%) Incident Management
4 14 (10.22%) Change Control
4 14 (10.22%) Server Building
5 13 (9.49%) Change Management
6 12 (8.76%) Service Management
7 11 (8.03%) Problem Management
8 10 (7.30%) Validation
9 8 (5.84%) Data Migration
9 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.11%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.11%) Integration Testing
11 5 (3.65%) Software Delivery
11 5 (3.65%) ITSM
11 5 (3.65%) Supplier Management
11 5 (3.65%) Information Security
12 4 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.92%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.41%) SQL
2 6 (4.38%) Perl
3 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.92%) Java
4 3 (2.19%) C#
4 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.46%) VB
5 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.73%) C
6 1 (0.73%) VBA
6 1 (0.73%) Korn
6 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (40.88%) Security Cleared
2 36 (26.28%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.03%) MCSE
4 11 (8.03%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.11%) Degree
5 7 (5.11%) ISEB
6 4 (2.92%) APMP
7 2 (1.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (29.20%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.22%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (5.11%) vSphere
6 6 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.65%) XenApp
8 3 (2.19%) Xen
9 2 (1.46%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.73%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (19.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (5.11%) SCCM
3 4 (2.92%) Unicenter
3 4 (2.92%) WSUS
4 3 (2.19%) SCOM
4 3 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.19%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.46%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.46%) Netcool
6 1 (0.73%) OpenView
6 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.73%) MOM
6 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.73%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 68 (49.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.06%) HP
3 16 (11.68%) VMware
4 10 (7.30%) Citrix
5 9 (6.57%) CA
6 8 (5.84%) Cisco
7 5 (3.65%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.65%) Symantec
7 5 (3.65%) McAfee
7 5 (3.65%) Dell
8 3 (2.19%) Sophos
8 3 (2.19%) Borland
9 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.46%) NetApp
9 2 (1.46%) EMC
9 2 (1.46%) Juniper
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle
9 2 (1.46%) AppSense
9 2 (1.46%) Crossbeam
9 2 (1.46%) TippingPoint
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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