The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / North East
Rank 2 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 221 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.60% 9.73% 14.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.73% 47.54% 54.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 44 43
Median daily rate £325 £311 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £149 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £499 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 14
Median hourly rate £26.58 £15.25 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.26% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.31 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £23.22 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
358 183 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.61% 20.47% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 96 101
Median daily rate £335 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 14
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.70 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the North East region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the North East region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +11 202 £325 - 21
Durham -1 5 - - 4
Northumberland - 1 - -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows.

1 293 (56.13%) Microsoft
2 282 (54.02%) Windows Server
3 230 (44.06%) Active Directory
4 221 (42.34%) Security Cleared
5 188 (36.02%) Linux
6 187 (35.82%) ITIL
7 172 (32.95%) SC Cleared
8 166 (31.80%) Unix
9 140 (26.82%) MS Excel
10 136 (26.05%) SQL
11 126 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 122 (23.37%) HP
12 122 (23.37%) DNS
13 106 (20.31%) DHCP
14 104 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 103 (19.73%) VMware
16 102 (19.54%) AIX
17 95 (18.20%) Change Management
18 93 (17.82%) PowerShell
19 91 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
20 90 (17.24%) Open Source
21 85 (16.28%) SQL Server
22 84 (16.09%) Oracle
23 83 (15.90%) Problem Management
24 80 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
25 79 (15.13%) DevOps
26 77 (14.75%) Migration
27 76 (14.56%) TCP/IP
27 76 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
28 75 (14.37%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 52 (9.96%) WebSphere
2 51 (9.77%) IIS
2 51 (9.77%) MS Exchange
2 51 (9.77%) WebLogic
3 45 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (8.43%) SharePoint
5 42 (8.05%) Skype for Business
6 41 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (4.60%) OpenStack
8 16 (3.07%) Tuxedo
9 15 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (2.87%) Office Communications Server
10 14 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (2.68%) MQSeries
10 14 (2.68%) Oracle Application Server
11 12 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (2.30%) JBoss
11 12 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 12 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 140 (26.82%) MS Excel
2 48 (9.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (4.02%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.15%) OpenText MBPM
3 5 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 70 (13.41%) SaaS
2 69 (13.22%) IaaS
2 69 (13.22%) PaaS
3 54 (10.34%) Office 365
4 31 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (3.07%) HP Helion
6 5 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.96%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.96%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.38%) GitHub
7 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.38%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 122 (23.37%) DNS
2 106 (20.31%) DHCP
3 76 (14.56%) TCP/IP
4 37 (7.09%) Skype
5 35 (6.70%) Firewall
6 24 (4.60%) Internet
6 24 (4.60%) LDAP
7 23 (4.41%) LAN
8 19 (3.64%) SAN
8 19 (3.64%) SSL
8 19 (3.64%) WAN
9 17 (3.26%) Intranet
10 16 (3.07%) HTTP
11 14 (2.68%) NAS
12 11 (2.11%) iSCSI
12 11 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.92%) HTTPS
14 9 (1.72%) 3G
15 8 (1.53%) Kerberos
16 7 (1.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.17%) DB2
3 20 (3.83%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.26%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.11%) Ingres
9 8 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.15%) BODI
11 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.57%) MySQL
12 3 (0.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.30%) JIRA
4 11 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.72%) GitLab
7 7 (1.34%) MSI
7 7 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.96%) CA Gen
9 5 (0.96%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.57%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.57%) JMeter
10 3 (0.57%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.57%) NMock
10 3 (0.57%) Selenium
10 3 (0.57%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.57%) WiX
General
1 13 (2.49%) Finance
2 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.19%) Banking
3 1 (0.19%) Games
3 1 (0.19%) German Language
3 1 (0.19%) Publishing
3 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (19.54%) Support Engineer
2 40 (7.66%) Analyst
3 34 (6.51%) Administrator
4 32 (6.13%) Desktop Support
5 31 (5.94%) Architect
5 31 (5.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 30 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (5.17%) DBA
7 27 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (4.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 24 (4.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 24 (4.60%) Operations Engineer
10 23 (4.41%) Automation Engineer
10 23 (4.41%) Wintel Engineer
11 21 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (3.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 19 (3.64%) Consultant
12 19 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.45%) Support Analyst
13 18 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.90%) Middleware
2 29 (5.56%) .NET
3 21 (4.02%) XML
4 18 (3.45%) HTML
5 17 (3.26%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.49%) J2EE
7 12 (2.30%) IBM Integration Bus
8 10 (1.92%) Web Services
9 9 (1.72%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.53%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.96%) Servlets
12 4 (0.77%) jQuery
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 3 (0.57%) CSS
13 3 (0.57%) JAX-RPC
13 3 (0.57%) REST
13 3 (0.57%) SOAP
13 3 (0.57%) WSDL
13 3 (0.57%) XSL
13 3 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 34 (6.51%) Management Information System
4 30 (5.75%) Data Centre
5 24 (4.60%) Clustering
6 22 (4.21%) Private Cloud
7 17 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.68%) Mainframe
9 12 (2.30%) Tandem
10 11 (2.11%) Fat Client
10 11 (2.11%) Thin Client
11 10 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
12 9 (1.72%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.72%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.53%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.15%) PKI
14 6 (1.15%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.77%) Replication
16 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 282 (54.02%) Windows Server
2 188 (36.02%) Linux
3 166 (31.80%) Unix
4 126 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 102 (19.54%) AIX
7 91 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 75 (14.37%) Windows 7
9 67 (12.84%) Windows XP
10 50 (9.58%) Solaris
11 38 (7.28%) Windows 2000
12 32 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (3.83%) Android
14 19 (3.64%) zOS
15 18 (3.45%) Apple iOS
16 17 (3.26%) Windows 8
17 13 (2.49%) HPUX
17 13 (2.49%) Windows 10
18 12 (2.30%) MVS
18 12 (2.30%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (35.82%) ITIL
2 95 (18.20%) Change Management
3 90 (17.24%) Open Source
4 83 (15.90%) Problem Management
5 79 (15.13%) DevOps
6 77 (14.75%) Migration
7 76 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (11.88%) PRINCE2
9 59 (11.30%) Data Management
10 47 (9.00%) Service Management
11 46 (8.81%) ITSM
12 40 (7.66%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 39 (7.47%) Change Control
13 39 (7.47%) Incident Management
13 39 (7.47%) Release Management
14 33 (6.32%) Service Delivery
15 26 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (4.79%) Configuration Management
16 25 (4.79%) Server Monitoring
17 24 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 136 (26.05%) SQL
2 93 (17.82%) PowerShell
3 73 (13.98%) Java
4 68 (13.03%) Perl
4 68 (13.03%) VB
5 51 (9.77%) Shell Script
6 32 (6.13%) JavaScript
7 31 (5.94%) C
8 29 (5.56%) C#
9 17 (3.26%) Python
10 12 (2.30%) VBScript
11 11 (2.11%) Ruby
12 9 (1.72%) Jython
12 9 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.34%) Korn
13 7 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.96%) C++
14 5 (0.96%) VB6
15 4 (0.77%) PHP
16 3 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 221 (42.34%) Security Cleared
2 172 (32.95%) SC Cleared
3 61 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (10.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 54 (10.34%) MCSE
6 41 (7.85%) Degree
7 20 (3.83%) MCSA
8 19 (3.64%) DV Cleared
9 18 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.15%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.38%) CCNA
12 2 (0.38%) CCNP
12 2 (0.38%) CISSP
12 2 (0.38%) ECDL
12 2 (0.38%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.38%) MCP
13 1 (0.19%) CCDA
13 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.73%) SLA
2 36 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (2.11%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.77%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 230 (44.06%) Active Directory
2 80 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.09%) Hyper-V
3 37 (7.09%) XenApp
4 27 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (3.26%) XenDesktop
5 17 (3.26%) XenServer
6 16 (3.07%) vSphere
7 10 (1.92%) DFS Replication
8 8 (1.53%) NFS
8 8 (1.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 8 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (1.34%) Xen
10 6 (1.15%) Firmware
11 5 (0.96%) Docker
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 52 (9.96%) SCCM
2 44 (8.43%) HP SiteScope
3 33 (6.32%) Tivoli
4 20 (3.83%) Puppet
5 19 (3.64%) WSUS
6 16 (3.07%) Ansible
7 15 (2.87%) SCOM
7 15 (2.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (2.49%) MOM
9 11 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 10 (1.92%) XenMobile
11 9 (1.72%) AirWatch
11 9 (1.72%) Backup Exec
11 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (1.72%) SCVMM
12 7 (1.34%) Control-M
12 7 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (1.34%) SafeCom
13 6 (1.15%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 293 (56.13%) Microsoft
2 122 (23.37%) HP
3 103 (19.73%) VMware
4 84 (16.09%) Oracle
5 49 (9.39%) Citrix
6 46 (8.81%) CA
7 31 (5.94%) IBM
8 30 (5.75%) Red Hat
9 28 (5.36%) AppSense
10 27 (5.17%) ServiceNow
11 25 (4.79%) Cisco
12 16 (3.07%) ThinPrint
13 15 (2.87%) BMC
14 14 (2.68%) TIBCO
15 12 (2.30%) Sun
16 11 (2.11%) Symantec
17 10 (1.92%) Dell
17 10 (1.92%) SAP
18 8 (1.53%) Trend Micro
19 7 (1.34%) F5
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