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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 356 117 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.46% 12.19% 16.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.96% 55.19% 49.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 55 70
Median daily rate £340 £297 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £186 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 21 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.86 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.86% -39.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £12.50 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.00 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
England

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
548 212 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.20% 22.08% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 114 169
Median daily rate £340 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% -37.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £11.36 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £27.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 325 £340 +9.67% 11
Durham +2 19 £275 -0.90% 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows.

1 391 (58.71%) Microsoft
2 387 (58.11%) Windows Server
3 306 (45.95%) Active Directory
4 280 (42.04%) Security Cleared
5 252 (37.84%) ITIL
6 228 (34.23%) SC Cleared
7 218 (32.73%) Linux
8 195 (29.28%) Unix
9 190 (28.53%) HP
10 174 (26.13%) VMware
11 170 (25.53%) DNS
12 167 (25.08%) SQL
13 158 (23.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 156 (23.42%) DHCP
15 145 (21.77%) MS Excel
16 136 (20.42%) Oracle
17 131 (19.67%) SQL Server
17 131 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 126 (18.92%) AIX
19 116 (17.42%) BPSS Clearance
20 114 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
21 113 (16.97%) PowerShell
22 104 (15.62%) Citrix
23 103 (15.47%) Change Management
24 98 (14.71%) Problem Management
25 97 (14.56%) Windows Server 2012
26 93 (13.96%) Microsoft Certification
27 92 (13.81%) Migration
28 91 (13.66%) Solaris
29 90 (13.51%) Degree

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 88 (13.21%) IIS
2 80 (12.01%) WebLogic
3 71 (10.66%) MS Exchange
4 64 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (8.71%) Skype for Business
6 55 (8.26%) WebSphere
7 52 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 51 (7.66%) SharePoint
9 26 (3.90%) OpenStack
10 21 (3.15%) Apache
10 21 (3.15%) Tuxedo
11 20 (3.00%) Office Communications Server
11 20 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 19 (2.85%) MQSeries
13 17 (2.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 17 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
15 15 (2.25%) IBM Notes
15 15 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 145 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.65%) MS Office
3 30 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.65%) OpenText MBPM
2 8 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.46%) Office 365
2 48 (7.21%) SaaS
3 47 (7.06%) IaaS
3 47 (7.06%) PaaS
4 25 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (2.25%) HP Helion
6 11 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.75%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.75%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.30%) GitHub
8 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.30%) Linode
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 170 (25.53%) DNS
2 156 (23.42%) DHCP
3 80 (12.01%) TCP/IP
4 56 (8.41%) Firewall
5 43 (6.46%) Skype
6 32 (4.80%) SAN
7 30 (4.50%) HTTP
8 26 (3.90%) SSL
9 24 (3.60%) HTTPS
10 23 (3.45%) Internet
11 22 (3.30%) LAN
12 19 (2.85%) WAN
13 17 (2.55%) Intranet
14 15 (2.25%) NAS
14 15 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (1.95%) 3G
16 12 (1.80%) LDAP
17 11 (1.65%) iSCSI
17 11 (1.65%) Kerberos
17 11 (1.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.05%) DB2
2 27 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.50%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.50%) RDBMS
4 10 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.20%) MySQL
7 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.90%) BODI
8 6 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 2 (0.30%) DataStage
11 2 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (4.05%) MSI
2 13 (1.95%) JIRA
3 10 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.05%) JMeter
6 7 (1.05%) LoadRunner
6 7 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.75%) CA Gen
8 5 (0.75%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.60%) LoadUI
9 4 (0.60%) NMock
9 4 (0.60%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.60%) StarTeam
9 4 (0.60%) WiX
10 3 (0.45%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.45%) Log4j
10 3 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 17 (2.55%) Finance
2 13 (1.95%) Manufacturing
3 4 (0.60%) Advertising
4 3 (0.45%) Banking
5 1 (0.15%) Games
5 1 (0.15%) German Language
5 1 (0.15%) Publishing
5 1 (0.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (17.72%) Support Engineer
2 50 (7.51%) Analyst
3 34 (5.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 31 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 31 (4.65%) Architect
4 31 (4.65%) Desktop Support
4 31 (4.65%) Developer
5 30 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
7 26 (3.90%) Wintel Engineer
8 23 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 23 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
8 23 (3.45%) Support Specialist
9 22 (3.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 22 (3.30%) Consultant
9 22 (3.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 21 (3.15%) Server Engineer
11 20 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
12 19 (2.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 19 (2.85%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (9.61%) Middleware
2 36 (5.41%) .NET
3 25 (3.75%) XML
4 24 (3.60%) ASP.NET
5 18 (2.70%) HTML
5 18 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
6 17 (2.55%) Web Services
7 16 (2.40%) J2EE
8 14 (2.10%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.20%) CSS
10 7 (1.05%) jQuery
11 5 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (0.75%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.75%) Servlets
11 5 (0.75%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.45%) REST
12 3 (0.45%) SOAP
12 3 (0.45%) XSL
12 3 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.31%) Computer Science
2 54 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.21%) Management Information System
4 38 (5.71%) Clustering
5 33 (4.95%) Data Centre
6 29 (4.35%) Private Cloud
7 20 (3.00%) Mainframe
8 18 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.40%) Tandem
10 15 (2.25%) Fat Client
10 15 (2.25%) Thin Client
11 13 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.80%) Blackberry
12 12 (1.80%) IBM Mainframe
12 12 (1.80%) Visualisation
13 11 (1.65%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.20%) PKI
15 7 (1.05%) CESG
15 7 (1.05%) Replication
15 7 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 387 (58.11%) Windows Server
2 218 (32.73%) Linux
3 195 (29.28%) Unix
4 158 (23.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 131 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 126 (18.92%) AIX
7 97 (14.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (13.66%) Solaris
9 78 (11.71%) Windows 7
10 67 (10.06%) Windows XP
11 50 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (5.26%) Windows 2000
13 30 (4.50%) Android
14 28 (4.20%) Apple iOS
14 28 (4.20%) HPUX
15 21 (3.15%) Windows 8
16 17 (2.55%) OS/390
16 17 (2.55%) zOS
17 15 (2.25%) Windows 10
18 8 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (37.84%) ITIL
2 103 (15.47%) Change Management
3 98 (14.71%) Problem Management
4 92 (13.81%) Migration
5 81 (12.16%) Service Delivery
6 74 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 67 (10.06%) Release Management
8 62 (9.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 57 (8.56%) Open Source
10 55 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (8.11%) DevOps
12 49 (7.36%) Configuration Management
13 47 (7.06%) ITSM
14 45 (6.76%) Service Management
15 44 (6.61%) PRINCE2
16 42 (6.31%) Change Control
16 42 (6.31%) Software Delivery
17 38 (5.71%) Data Management
18 34 (5.11%) Project Management
18 34 (5.11%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 167 (25.08%) SQL
2 113 (16.97%) PowerShell
3 89 (13.36%) VB
4 84 (12.61%) Perl
5 80 (12.01%) Java
6 62 (9.31%) Shell Script
7 39 (5.86%) JavaScript
8 35 (5.26%) C
8 35 (5.26%) C#
9 26 (3.90%) VBScript
10 24 (3.60%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.40%) Python
12 11 (1.65%) C++
13 9 (1.35%) Jython
14 8 (1.20%) Korn
14 8 (1.20%) PHP
14 8 (1.20%) Ruby
15 7 (1.05%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.75%) VB6
17 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 280 (42.04%) Security Cleared
2 228 (34.23%) SC Cleared
3 116 (17.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 93 (13.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 90 (13.51%) Degree
6 66 (9.91%) MCSE
7 22 (3.30%) MCSA
8 19 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.70%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.80%) AAT
11 9 (1.35%) MCP
12 7 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.90%) CCNA
13 6 (0.90%) CCNP
13 6 (0.90%) MCITP
14 5 (0.75%) MCDBA
14 5 (0.75%) MCTS
15 4 (0.60%) CISSP
16 2 (0.30%) A+ Certification
16 2 (0.30%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (11.71%) SLA
2 73 (10.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (3.60%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.35%) QA
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 306 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 114 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 65 (9.76%) XenApp
4 59 (8.86%) Hyper-V
5 43 (6.46%) XenDesktop
5 43 (6.46%) XenServer
6 23 (3.45%) vSphere
7 17 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (1.95%) DFS Replication
9 13 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (1.80%) Terminal Services
11 11 (1.65%) Firmware
12 10 (1.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 9 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (1.20%) NFS
14 8 (1.20%) Xen
15 5 (0.75%) Docker
16 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 71 (10.66%) SCCM
2 58 (8.71%) Tivoli
3 48 (7.21%) HP SiteScope
4 36 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 25 (3.75%) MOM
6 21 (3.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 21 (3.15%) SCOM
6 21 (3.15%) XenMobile
7 20 (3.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 20 (3.00%) WSUS
8 19 (2.85%) Puppet
9 16 (2.40%) OpenView
10 15 (2.25%) AirWatch
10 15 (2.25%) NetBackup
10 15 (2.25%) SafeCom
11 14 (2.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 14 (2.10%) SCVMM
12 13 (1.95%) EdgeSight
12 13 (1.95%) HP Data Protector
12 13 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 391 (58.71%) Microsoft
2 190 (28.53%) HP
3 174 (26.13%) VMware
4 136 (20.42%) Oracle
5 104 (15.62%) Citrix
6 70 (10.51%) CA
7 54 (8.11%) AppSense
8 51 (7.66%) ServiceNow
9 37 (5.56%) IBM
10 34 (5.11%) Red Hat
11 30 (4.50%) Symantec
12 27 (4.05%) BMC
12 27 (4.05%) SAP
13 26 (3.90%) Cisco
13 26 (3.90%) ThinPrint
14 17 (2.55%) Sun
15 15 (2.25%) Lotus
16 13 (1.95%) PTC
17 12 (1.80%) Intel Security
17 12 (1.80%) Trend Micro
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