The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 64 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.28% 10.65% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.26% 60.00% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 10 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £159 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £320 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Average hourly rate £18.04 £10.63 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.78% -19.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 30 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.53% 17.75% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 17 45
Average daily rate £275 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £160 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.63 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -19.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
Tyne and Wear

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 25 July 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 25 July 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 55 (43.65%) Security Cleared
2 47 (37.30%) Microsoft
3 35 (27.78%) SQL
3 35 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 34 (26.98%) ITIL
5 32 (25.40%) UNIX
6 31 (24.60%) Active Directory
6 31 (24.60%) Windows XP
7 27 (21.43%) Linux
7 27 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 26 (20.63%) C#
9 24 (19.05%) Oracle
10 23 (18.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (16.67%) .NET
11 21 (16.67%) VMware
11 21 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 20 (15.87%) WebLogic
13 19 (15.08%) MS Office
13 19 (15.08%) SharePoint
13 19 (15.08%) HP
14 18 (14.29%) Windows 8
15 17 (13.49%) DNS
15 17 (13.49%) DV Cleared
16 15 (11.90%) DHCP
17 14 (11.11%) Service Management
17 14 (11.11%) Veritas
17 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (10.32%) Finance
18 13 (10.32%) Change Management
18 13 (10.32%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (15.87%) WebLogic
2 19 (15.08%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (6.35%) SAS
5 4 (3.17%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.59%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.59%) Documentum
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (15.08%) MS Office
2 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.49%) DNS
2 15 (11.90%) DHCP
3 13 (10.32%) SAN
3 13 (10.32%) Firewall
4 10 (7.94%) LDAP
5 7 (5.56%) SSH
5 7 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
6 6 (4.76%) WAN
7 5 (3.97%) LAN
7 5 (3.97%) Internet
8 4 (3.17%) Junos
9 3 (2.38%) DSL
9 3 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.38%) Network Security
10 2 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.59%) 3G
10 2 (1.59%) Intranet
10 2 (1.59%) VoIP
10 2 (1.59%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.76%) DTS
6 6 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.59%) DB2
9 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.79%) IDOL
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) PVCS
2 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.17%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.17%) JMeter
4 3 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 13 (10.32%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Legal
5 3 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.59%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) Analyst
2 19 (15.08%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) Developer
4 13 (10.32%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.94%) Applications Support
6 8 (6.35%) Desktop Support
6 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Server Support
7 6 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) UNIX Support
8 5 (3.97%) SQL DBA
8 5 (3.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Programmer
8 5 (3.97%) Consultant
8 5 (3.97%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Support Specialist
8 5 (3.97%) DBA
8 5 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.97%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.67%) .NET
2 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.56%) XML
4 6 (4.76%) J2EE
5 5 (3.97%) Web Services
6 3 (2.38%) WCF
6 3 (2.38%) WF
6 3 (2.38%) AppFabric
6 3 (2.38%) HTML
7 2 (1.59%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.59%) JMS
8 1 (0.79%) Middleware
8 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.79%) Java EE
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Clustering
2 6 (4.76%) Replication
3 4 (3.17%) Statistics
4 3 (2.38%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.38%) PMI
4 3 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Celerra
5 1 (0.79%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.40%) UNIX
2 31 (24.60%) Windows XP
3 27 (21.43%) Linux
4 23 (18.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 18 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.14%) Solaris
8 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.76%) AIX
11 1 (0.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) ITIL
2 14 (11.11%) Service Management
3 13 (10.32%) CRM
3 13 (10.32%) Change Management
4 11 (8.73%) Incident Management
5 10 (7.94%) Integration Testing
5 10 (7.94%) Test Scripting
6 6 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 5 (3.97%) Migration
7 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.17%) Analytics
8 4 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.17%) Workflow
8 4 (3.17%) Network Management
8 4 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.17%) Load Testing
8 4 (3.17%) Stress Testing
8 4 (3.17%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.78%) SQL
2 26 (20.63%) C#
3 12 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 11 (8.73%) PL/SQL
4 11 (8.73%) Java
5 9 (7.14%) Perl
6 7 (5.56%) Korn
7 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.38%) MUMPS
9 3 (2.38%) C++
10 2 (1.59%) C
10 2 (1.59%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (43.65%) Security Cleared
2 35 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (13.49%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.35%) Degree
5 6 (4.76%) MCDBA
5 6 (4.76%) MCT
5 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
1 4 (3.17%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.38%) HL7
2 3 (2.38%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (24.60%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.56%) NFS
4 6 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.97%) vSphere
6 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.76%) Unicenter
3 5 (3.97%) OpenView
4 4 (3.17%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.59%) Netcool
6 2 (1.59%) SCCM
7 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.79%) WSUS
7 1 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 47 (37.30%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.05%) Oracle
3 21 (16.67%) VMware
4 19 (15.08%) HP
5 14 (11.11%) Veritas
6 13 (10.32%) Cisco
7 11 (8.73%) CA
8 8 (6.35%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.56%) EMC
9 7 (5.56%) JBoss
10 4 (3.17%) Juniper
10 4 (3.17%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.17%) TippingPoint
10 4 (3.17%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.17%) F5
11 3 (2.38%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.38%) Crossbeam
11 3 (2.38%) McAfee
11 3 (2.38%) Toshiba
11 3 (2.38%) InterSystems
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