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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 79 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.71% 9.24% 8.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.02% 57.89% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 8 7
Average daily rate
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£318 £261 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £143 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
- -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 8
Average hourly rate £16.08 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.87 - £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £18.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
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
168 19 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.40% 15.97% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 12 27
Average daily rate £329 £253 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.32% -0.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £140 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 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 2 October 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 64 (45.07%) Microsoft
2 58 (40.85%) Security Cleared
3 53 (37.32%) SQL
4 49 (34.51%) ITIL
5 46 (32.39%) Active Directory
6 42 (29.58%) UNIX
7 37 (26.06%) MS Excel
8 36 (25.35%) SQL Server
9 35 (24.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (22.54%) Linux
11 31 (21.83%) Windows XP
12 29 (20.42%) Oracle
12 29 (20.42%) MS Office
12 29 (20.42%) SC Cleared
13 28 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (19.01%) HP
15 23 (16.20%) C#
15 23 (16.20%) DNS
16 22 (15.49%) WebLogic
16 22 (15.49%) Service Management
17 20 (14.08%) Java
18 19 (13.38%) .NET
18 19 (13.38%) Firewall
18 19 (13.38%) Windows 7
19 18 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (12.68%) Clustering
19 18 (12.68%) DV Cleared
19 18 (12.68%) Incident Management
20 17 (11.97%) PL/SQL
20 17 (11.97%) Service Delivery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 22 (15.49%) WebLogic
2 13 (9.15%) SAS
3 9 (6.34%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.63%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.23%) IBM Notes
5 6 (4.23%) Apache
5 6 (4.23%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.52%) IIS
7 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.11%) Documentum
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (26.06%) MS Excel
2 29 (20.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.20%) DNS
2 19 (13.38%) Firewall
3 16 (11.27%) DHCP
4 12 (8.45%) LDAP
5 11 (7.75%) SAN
6 9 (6.34%) LAN
6 9 (6.34%) WAN
7 8 (5.63%) OpenLDAP
8 7 (4.93%) Junos
9 6 (4.23%) SSH
9 6 (4.23%) Network Security
9 6 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (3.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (3.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.52%) SSL
11 3 (2.11%) Internet
12 2 (1.41%) MPLS
12 2 (1.41%) DSL
12 2 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.63%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.23%) DTS
6 6 (4.23%) DB2
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.70%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) PVCS
2 6 (4.23%) JUnit
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 5 (3.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.41%) Military
4 1 (0.70%) German Language
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Front Office
4 1 (0.70%) Back Office
4 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (18.31%) Support Engineer
2 24 (16.90%) Analyst
3 18 (12.68%) Applications Support
4 17 (11.97%) Support Analyst
5 16 (11.27%) Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.93%) Consultant
8 7 (4.93%) Support Specialist
8 7 (4.93%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.23%) Server Support
9 6 (4.23%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Scala Developer
10 5 (3.52%) UNIX Support
10 5 (3.52%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.38%) .NET
2 11 (7.75%) Web Services
3 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.93%) XML
5 6 (4.23%) JMS
5 6 (4.23%) J2EE
5 6 (4.23%) Middleware
5 6 (4.23%) WCF
5 6 (4.23%) WF
5 6 (4.23%) AppFabric
5 6 (4.23%) Play Framework
6 4 (2.82%) MDX
7 3 (2.11%) SOAP
8 2 (1.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.70%) Java EE
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (12.68%) Clustering
2 6 (4.23%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.23%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.82%) Statistics
5 3 (2.11%) Replication
6 2 (1.41%) NHS
6 2 (1.41%) CMDB
7 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (29.58%) UNIX
2 35 (24.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (22.54%) Linux
4 31 (21.83%) Windows XP
5 28 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (13.38%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.04%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.82%) Solaris
9 3 (2.11%) HPUX
10 2 (1.41%) AIX
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.51%) ITIL
2 22 (15.49%) Service Management
3 18 (12.68%) Incident Management
4 17 (11.97%) Service Delivery
5 16 (11.27%) Change Management
6 11 (7.75%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.04%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.34%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.93%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.93%) Network Management
9 7 (4.93%) SOA
10 6 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.23%) Data Management
10 6 (4.23%) Software Architecture
11 5 (3.52%) Time Management
11 5 (3.52%) Network Design
11 5 (3.52%) Web Design
11 5 (3.52%) CRM
12 4 (2.82%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.32%) SQL
2 23 (16.20%) C#
3 20 (14.08%) Java
4 17 (11.97%) PL/SQL
5 9 (6.34%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.63%) C
6 8 (5.63%) Perl
7 7 (4.93%) C++
8 6 (4.23%) VBScript
8 6 (4.23%) VB
8 6 (4.23%) VBA
8 6 (4.23%) Korn
8 6 (4.23%) Scala
9 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.70%) VC++
10 1 (0.70%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 58 (40.85%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.42%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.68%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.11%) MCDBA
5 3 (2.11%) MCT
6 2 (1.41%) MCSE
6 2 (1.41%) MCSA
6 2 (1.41%) Degree
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) JSP 440
1 7 (4.93%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) HL7
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 46 (32.39%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (6.34%) vSphere
4 7 (4.93%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.23%) NFS
6 5 (3.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.70%) XenApp
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.34%) MIIS
3 7 (4.93%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (3.52%) Unicenter
4 5 (3.52%) OpenView
5 4 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.82%) SCCM
5 4 (2.82%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.11%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.41%) Netcool
7 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.41%) WSUS
8 1 (0.70%) SCOM
8 1 (0.70%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 64 (45.07%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.42%) Oracle
3 27 (19.01%) HP
4 16 (11.27%) VMware
5 14 (9.86%) Cisco
6 10 (7.04%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.34%) JBoss
8 8 (5.63%) EMC
9 7 (4.93%) 3PAR
9 7 (4.93%) F5
9 7 (4.93%) TippingPoint
9 7 (4.93%) Citrix
9 7 (4.93%) Juniper
9 7 (4.93%) CA
9 7 (4.93%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.23%) McAfee
10 6 (4.23%) Veritas
10 6 (4.23%) Lotus
11 4 (2.82%) Informatica
12 3 (2.11%) Crossbeam
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