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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 84 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.14% 9.15% 8.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 56.52% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 11 7
Average daily rate
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£318 £286 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.01% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £150 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 £15.70 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+8.27% -8.44%
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
189 23 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.05% 16.20% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 16 23
Average daily rate £350 £286 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% +12.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 20 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 20 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 20 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 65 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 56 (39.16%) SQL
2 56 (39.16%) Security Cleared
3 48 (33.57%) Active Directory
4 47 (32.87%) ITIL
5 42 (29.37%) MS Excel
6 41 (28.67%) UNIX
7 39 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 34 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (22.38%) Linux
9 32 (22.38%) MS Office
10 30 (20.98%) HP
10 30 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (20.28%) SC Cleared
12 27 (18.88%) Oracle
13 26 (18.18%) Windows XP
14 24 (16.78%) DNS
15 23 (16.08%) C#
16 22 (15.38%) WebLogic
16 22 (15.38%) Service Management
17 21 (14.69%) Service Delivery
18 20 (13.99%) Java
18 20 (13.99%) .NET
18 20 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (13.29%) VMware
19 19 (13.29%) Clustering
20 18 (12.59%) Firewall
21 17 (11.89%) PL/SQL
22 16 (11.19%) DV Cleared
23 15 (10.49%) Incident Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 14 (9.79%) SAS
3 8 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.59%) JBoss
4 7 (4.90%) IBM Notes
4 7 (4.90%) Apache
4 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.20%) IIS
6 5 (3.50%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.10%) Documentum
7 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (29.37%) MS Excel
2 32 (22.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.78%) DNS
2 18 (12.59%) Firewall
3 14 (9.79%) DHCP
4 11 (7.69%) LDAP
4 11 (7.69%) SAN
5 9 (6.29%) LAN
5 9 (6.29%) WAN
6 7 (4.90%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (4.90%) Junos
6 7 (4.90%) Network Security
7 6 (4.20%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (3.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (3.50%) SSH
8 5 (3.50%) SSL
9 2 (1.40%) Internet
9 2 (1.40%) MPLS
9 2 (1.40%) DSL
10 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (4.90%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.50%) DB2
6 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.80%) DTS
8 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.40%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.70%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.79%) PVCS
2 5 (3.50%) JUnit
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 4 (2.80%) Finance
2 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.40%) Military
3 1 (0.70%) German Language
3 1 (0.70%) Legal
3 1 (0.70%) Front Office
3 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (17.48%) Support Engineer
2 22 (15.38%) Analyst
3 18 (12.59%) Applications Support
4 17 (11.89%) Developer
5 16 (11.19%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Consultant
8 7 (4.90%) Support Specialist
8 7 (4.90%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Server Support
10 5 (3.50%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.50%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Software Support Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) .NET
2 12 (8.39%) Web Services
3 11 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.90%) Middleware
5 6 (4.20%) XML
5 6 (4.20%) WCF
5 6 (4.20%) WF
5 6 (4.20%) AppFabric
6 5 (3.50%) Play Framework
6 5 (3.50%) MDX
6 5 (3.50%) JMS
6 5 (3.50%) J2EE
7 3 (2.10%) SOAP
8 2 (1.40%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.70%) Java EE
9 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.29%) Clustering
3 9 (6.29%) N-Tier
4 6 (4.20%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.80%) Statistics
7 2 (1.40%) Replication
7 2 (1.40%) CMDB
8 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (28.67%) UNIX
2 34 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (22.38%) Linux
4 30 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 15 (10.49%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.29%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.80%) Solaris
9 3 (2.10%) HPUX
10 2 (1.40%) AIX
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.87%) ITIL
2 22 (15.38%) Service Management
3 21 (14.69%) Service Delivery
4 15 (10.49%) Incident Management
5 14 (9.79%) Change Management
6 12 (8.39%) Software Engineering
7 9 (6.29%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.29%) Data Management
7 9 (6.29%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.90%) Web Design
9 7 (4.90%) Network Management
10 6 (4.20%) SOA
11 5 (3.50%) Time Management
11 5 (3.50%) Software Architecture
11 5 (3.50%) Network Design
12 4 (2.80%) Workflow
12 4 (2.80%) CRM
12 4 (2.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (39.16%) SQL
2 23 (16.08%) C#
3 20 (13.99%) Java
4 17 (11.89%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.29%) VBA
6 9 (6.29%) VBScript
7 8 (5.59%) C
8 7 (4.90%) VB
8 7 (4.90%) Perl
9 6 (4.20%) C++
10 5 (3.50%) Korn
10 5 (3.50%) Scala
11 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (39.16%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.28%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.19%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.10%) MCSA
6 2 (1.40%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.40%) MCT
6 2 (1.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.70%) CCA
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) QA
1 7 (4.90%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (33.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (6.29%) vSphere
5 7 (4.90%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.20%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.50%) NFS
8 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.70%) XenApp
9 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.29%) MIIS
3 7 (4.90%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (4.90%) HP SIM
4 6 (4.20%) OpenView
5 4 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.80%) SCCM
6 3 (2.10%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.40%) Netcool
7 2 (1.40%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.40%) WSUS
8 1 (0.70%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.98%) HP
3 27 (18.88%) Oracle
4 19 (13.29%) VMware
5 15 (10.49%) Cisco
6 9 (6.29%) Citrix
6 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.90%) EMC
7 7 (4.90%) Juniper
7 7 (4.90%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.90%) TippingPoint
7 7 (4.90%) 3PAR
7 7 (4.90%) F5
7 7 (4.90%) Lotus
8 6 (4.20%) McAfee
9 5 (3.50%) CA
9 5 (3.50%) Veritas
10 4 (2.80%) Informatica
11 3 (2.10%) Siebel
11 3 (2.10%) Dell
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