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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 412 89 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.20% 13.42% 18.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.81% 46.60% 57.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 42 35
Median daily rate £280 £319 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.15% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £552 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 19 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £18.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -16.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £12.47 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £33.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
626 191 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 50.44% 28.81% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 106 72
Median daily rate £280 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £517 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 20 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.75 £13.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +45.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 2016.

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 2016.

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 2016, 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.

1 340 (59.34%) Windows Server
2 332 (57.94%) Microsoft
3 310 (54.10%) Active Directory
4 300 (52.36%) Security Cleared
5 261 (45.55%) ITIL
6 258 (45.03%) SC Cleared
7 233 (40.66%) HP
8 216 (37.70%) DHCP
9 211 (36.82%) DNS
10 205 (35.78%) VMware
11 197 (34.38%) Citrix
12 191 (33.33%) Unix
13 175 (30.54%) SQL
14 169 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 167 (29.14%) Linux
16 166 (28.97%) Oracle
17 156 (27.23%) BPSS Clearance
18 150 (26.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 133 (23.21%) SQL Server
20 132 (23.04%) XenApp
21 124 (21.64%) Degree
22 122 (21.29%) Microsoft App-V
23 120 (20.94%) Computer Science
24 118 (20.59%) Service Delivery
25 111 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
26 110 (19.20%) AppSense
27 105 (18.32%) Disclosure Scotland
28 104 (18.15%) Incident Management
29 103 (17.98%) Solaris
30 101 (17.63%) AIX

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 76 (13.26%) MS Exchange
2 73 (12.74%) IIS
2 73 (12.74%) WebLogic
3 69 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (9.95%) Skype for Business
5 40 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (5.76%) SharePoint
7 24 (4.19%) Apache
8 20 (3.49%) IBM Notes
9 19 (3.32%) Office Communications Server
10 18 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (2.97%) MQSeries
11 17 (2.97%) OpenStack
11 17 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (2.79%) WebSphere
12 16 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
13 14 (2.44%) Tuxedo
14 13 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 12 (2.09%) JBoss
15 12 (2.09%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 87 (15.18%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.81%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) MS Project
3 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.75%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.28%) Office 365
2 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.52%) IaaS
3 3 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 216 (37.70%) DHCP
2 211 (36.82%) DNS
3 67 (11.69%) Firewall
4 62 (10.82%) TCP/IP
5 42 (7.33%) SAN
6 22 (3.84%) Skype
6 22 (3.84%) SMS
7 21 (3.66%) 3G
7 21 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (2.79%) HTTP
8 16 (2.79%) Internet
8 16 (2.79%) SSL
9 15 (2.62%) LDAP
10 14 (2.44%) HTTPS
11 13 (2.27%) SSH
12 12 (2.09%) Intranet
13 9 (1.57%) BIG-IP
14 8 (1.40%) OpenLDAP
15 6 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.85%) DB2
3 27 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.05%) MySQL
11 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 40 (6.98%) MSI
2 14 (2.44%) LoadRunner
3 12 (2.09%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.92%) Facilita Forecast
4 11 (1.92%) HP UFT
5 7 (1.22%) JIRA
6 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.52%) JMeter
6 3 (0.52%) LoadUI
6 3 (0.52%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) NMock
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.17%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.17%) WiX
General
1 15 (2.62%) Finance
2 13 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (0.52%) Advertising
3 3 (0.52%) Banking
4 2 (0.35%) Military
4 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.17%) Back Office
5 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 117 (20.42%) Support Engineer
2 36 (6.28%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 33 (5.76%) Desktop Support
4 31 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 27 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 24 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (4.19%) Developer
6 24 (4.19%) Wintel Engineer
7 23 (4.01%) Analyst
8 22 (3.84%) Backup Engineer
9 20 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 20 (3.49%) Consultant
9 20 (3.49%) Support Specialist
10 19 (3.32%) Storage Engineer
11 18 (3.14%) Messaging Support
11 18 (3.14%) Server Support
11 18 (3.14%) Unix Engineer
11 18 (3.14%) Unix Support
11 18 (3.14%) Wintel Support
12 15 (2.62%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.60%) Middleware
2 20 (3.49%) J2EE
3 14 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
4 10 (1.75%) .NET
4 10 (1.75%) Web Services
5 9 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.40%) HTML
6 8 (1.40%) JSP
7 6 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.05%) CSS
8 5 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (0.87%) Entity Framework
8 5 (0.87%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.87%) Software Packaging
9 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.70%) JSON
10 3 (0.52%) jQuery
10 3 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.52%) XML
11 2 (0.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 120 (20.94%) Computer Science
2 68 (11.87%) Management Information System
3 43 (7.50%) Clustering
4 24 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.84%) Fat Client
5 22 (3.84%) Mainframe
5 22 (3.84%) Thin Client
6 21 (3.66%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
8 12 (2.09%) PKI
9 11 (1.92%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.92%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.75%) Replication
10 10 (1.75%) User Experience
11 9 (1.57%) AS400
11 9 (1.57%) CMDB
11 9 (1.57%) Tandem
12 7 (1.22%) Cryptography
12 7 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 340 (59.34%) Windows Server
2 191 (33.33%) Unix
3 169 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 167 (29.14%) Linux
5 150 (26.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 103 (17.98%) Solaris
7 101 (17.63%) AIX
8 66 (11.52%) Windows 7
9 56 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (5.58%) HPUX
12 28 (4.89%) Windows XP
13 21 (3.66%) Apple iOS
14 20 (3.49%) Android
15 13 (2.27%) OS/390
16 11 (1.92%) Windows 8
17 9 (1.57%) Windows Phone
18 7 (1.22%) zOS
19 6 (1.05%) Windows 10
20 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (45.55%) ITIL
2 118 (20.59%) Service Delivery
3 104 (18.15%) Incident Management
4 99 (17.28%) Problem Management
5 89 (15.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 84 (14.66%) Software Delivery
7 80 (13.96%) Change Management
8 67 (11.69%) Release Management
9 59 (10.30%) Project Management
10 55 (9.60%) Configuration Management
11 43 (7.50%) QMS
12 41 (7.16%) Mentoring
13 40 (6.98%) Business Continuity
14 34 (5.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 34 (5.93%) Server Building
15 31 (5.41%) Content Management
15 31 (5.41%) Migration
16 30 (5.24%) High Availability
17 26 (4.54%) ITIL V3
17 26 (4.54%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (30.54%) SQL
2 83 (14.49%) PowerShell
3 81 (14.14%) Perl
3 81 (14.14%) VB
4 51 (8.90%) Java
5 50 (8.73%) Shell Script
6 48 (8.38%) VBScript
7 34 (5.93%) T-SQL
8 17 (2.97%) C
9 13 (2.27%) C++
10 12 (2.09%) Korn
10 12 (2.09%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.75%) C#
12 8 (1.40%) JavaScript
13 7 (1.22%) Python
14 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.70%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.52%) PHP
17 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 300 (52.36%) Security Cleared
2 258 (45.03%) SC Cleared
3 156 (27.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 124 (21.64%) Degree
5 92 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (8.38%) MCSE
7 25 (4.36%) AAT
8 18 (3.14%) MCP
9 10 (1.75%) CCNA
9 10 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.57%) CCNP
10 9 (1.57%) MCDBA
10 9 (1.57%) MCITP
10 9 (1.57%) MCSA
11 8 (1.40%) MCTS
11 8 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.22%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.05%) CISSP
13 6 (1.05%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (18.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 85 (14.83%) SLA
3 31 (5.41%) ISO 9001
4 16 (2.79%) QA
5 8 (1.40%) JSP 440
System Software
1 310 (54.10%) Active Directory
2 132 (23.04%) XenApp
3 122 (21.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 111 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 95 (16.58%) XenServer
6 93 (16.23%) XenDesktop
7 50 (8.73%) Hyper-V
8 31 (5.41%) vSphere
9 25 (4.36%) Terminal Services
10 13 (2.27%) Firmware
11 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.40%) DFS Replication
13 7 (1.22%) NFS
13 7 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (0.87%) Brightmail
15 3 (0.52%) Docker
15 3 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 94 (16.40%) SCCM
2 78 (13.61%) Tivoli
3 64 (11.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 56 (9.77%) HP SiteScope
5 46 (8.03%) XenMobile
6 43 (7.50%) MOM
7 39 (6.81%) Microsoft Clustering
7 39 (6.81%) SafeCom
8 38 (6.63%) NetBackup
8 38 (6.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 37 (6.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 33 (5.76%) OpenView
11 29 (5.06%) EdgeSight
11 29 (5.06%) HP Data Protector
12 21 (3.66%) Perfmon
13 15 (2.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 14 (2.44%) HP SIM
15 13 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
16 9 (1.57%) AirWatch
17 7 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 332 (57.94%) Microsoft
2 233 (40.66%) HP
3 205 (35.78%) VMware
4 197 (34.38%) Citrix
5 166 (28.97%) Oracle
6 110 (19.20%) AppSense
7 80 (13.96%) CA
8 73 (12.74%) ServiceNow
9 60 (10.47%) ThinPrint
10 54 (9.42%) SAP
11 51 (8.90%) Symantec
12 43 (7.50%) BMC
13 41 (7.16%) Red Hat
14 30 (5.24%) IBM
15 22 (3.84%) Sun
16 21 (3.66%) Intel Security
17 20 (3.49%) Lotus
18 16 (2.79%) Lumension
19 13 (2.27%) Axway
19 13 (2.27%) PTC
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