The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 2 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 209 74 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.53% 11.06% 11.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.20% 47.13% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 38 30
Median daily rate £325 £325 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £186 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 5 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.16% +66.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.10 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £25.50 £29.30
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 Tyne and Wear region.

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
336 157 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 39.44% 23.47% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 87 78
Median daily rate £335 £380 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £253
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 34 11 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.90 £35.00
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 Tyne and Wear

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 196 £325 - 12
Sunderland +2 8 £125 - 1
Gateshead - 3 £219 - 2
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows.

1 266 (55.07%) Microsoft
2 251 (51.97%) Windows Server
3 213 (44.10%) Security Cleared
4 198 (40.99%) Active Directory
5 184 (38.10%) Linux
6 172 (35.61%) ITIL
7 170 (35.20%) Unix
8 168 (34.78%) SC Cleared
9 126 (26.09%) SQL
10 123 (25.47%) HP
11 122 (25.26%) MS Excel
12 110 (22.77%) DNS
13 107 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 105 (21.74%) AIX
15 93 (19.25%) Change Management
16 92 (19.05%) DHCP
17 91 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
18 88 (18.22%) SQL Server
19 87 (18.01%) Oracle
20 86 (17.81%) VMware
21 85 (17.60%) Open Source
22 83 (17.18%) Problem Management
23 81 (16.77%) PowerShell
24 75 (15.53%) Java
24 75 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
24 75 (15.53%) DevOps
25 72 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
26 70 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
26 70 (14.49%) Perl
27 67 (13.87%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (10.77%) WebLogic
2 50 (10.35%) WebSphere
3 48 (9.94%) MS Exchange
4 45 (9.32%) SharePoint
5 41 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (8.28%) IIS
7 38 (7.87%) Skype for Business
8 24 (4.97%) OpenStack
9 16 (3.31%) Office Communications Server
9 16 (3.31%) Tuxedo
10 15 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (3.11%) MQSeries
11 14 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (2.90%) Oracle Application Server
12 13 (2.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 13 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (2.28%) Confluence
14 11 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 122 (25.26%) MS Excel
2 45 (9.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (3.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.45%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 65 (13.46%) SaaS
2 64 (13.25%) IaaS
2 64 (13.25%) PaaS
3 48 (9.94%) Office 365
4 30 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (3.11%) HP Helion
7 5 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.04%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.04%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.41%) GitHub
8 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.41%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 110 (22.77%) DNS
2 92 (19.05%) DHCP
3 67 (13.87%) TCP/IP
4 34 (7.04%) Skype
5 31 (6.42%) Firewall
6 24 (4.97%) LDAP
7 23 (4.76%) Internet
8 20 (4.14%) SSL
9 19 (3.93%) WAN
10 18 (3.73%) LAN
11 17 (3.52%) Intranet
11 17 (3.52%) SAN
12 16 (3.31%) HTTP
13 14 (2.90%) NAS
14 11 (2.28%) iSCSI
15 10 (2.07%) HTTPS
16 8 (1.66%) Kerberos
17 7 (1.45%) OpenLDAP
17 7 (1.45%) SSH
18 6 (1.24%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.59%) DB2
3 19 (3.93%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.52%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.28%) Ingres
8 7 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (1.24%) BODI
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.62%) MySQL
11 3 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.41%) DataStage
12 2 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (3.93%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.52%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.69%) JIRA
4 11 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (1.86%) GitLab
6 8 (1.66%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.04%) MSI
8 5 (1.04%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.83%) CA Gen
9 4 (0.83%) JMeter
9 4 (0.83%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.62%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.62%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.62%) Log4j
10 3 (0.62%) NMock
10 3 (0.62%) Selenium
10 3 (0.62%) StarTeam
General
1 13 (2.69%) Finance
2 1 (0.21%) Banking
2 1 (0.21%) Games
2 1 (0.21%) German Language
2 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (20.08%) Support Engineer
2 37 (7.66%) Analyst
3 34 (7.04%) Administrator
4 30 (6.21%) Architect
4 30 (6.21%) Desktop Engineer
5 28 (5.80%) Desktop Support
6 26 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (5.38%) DBA
7 24 (4.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 24 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 21 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
10 20 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 20 (4.14%) Automation Engineer
10 20 (4.14%) Wintel Engineer
11 19 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.73%) Support Analyst
13 17 (3.52%) Consultant
13 17 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
13 17 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.87%) Middleware
2 27 (5.59%) .NET
3 23 (4.76%) XML
4 17 (3.52%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.52%) HTML
5 14 (2.90%) J2EE
6 13 (2.69%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (2.07%) Web Services
8 8 (1.66%) Software Packaging
9 7 (1.45%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.04%) Servlets
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (0.62%) JAX-RPC
12 3 (0.62%) jQuery
12 3 (0.62%) JSON
12 3 (0.62%) REST
12 3 (0.62%) SOAP
12 3 (0.62%) WSDL
12 3 (0.62%) XSL
12 3 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.07%) Computer Science
3 32 (6.63%) Management Information System
4 31 (6.42%) Data Centre
5 23 (4.76%) Clustering
6 18 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.73%) Private Cloud
7 14 (2.90%) Mainframe
8 12 (2.48%) Tandem
9 10 (2.07%) IBM Mainframe
10 9 (1.86%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.66%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.66%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.66%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.66%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.45%) PKI
13 6 (1.24%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.83%) Replication
15 3 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 251 (51.97%) Windows Server
2 184 (38.10%) Linux
3 170 (35.20%) Unix
4 107 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 105 (21.74%) AIX
6 91 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 75 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (13.87%) Windows 7
9 64 (13.25%) Windows XP
10 58 (12.01%) Solaris
11 34 (7.04%) Windows 2000
12 32 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (3.93%) Android
13 19 (3.93%) Apple iOS
14 18 (3.73%) zOS
15 16 (3.31%) HPUX
16 13 (2.69%) OS/390
16 13 (2.69%) Windows 8
17 11 (2.28%) MVS
18 10 (2.07%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (35.61%) ITIL
2 93 (19.25%) Change Management
3 85 (17.60%) Open Source
4 83 (17.18%) Problem Management
5 75 (15.53%) DevOps
6 72 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (13.46%) Migration
8 57 (11.80%) PRINCE2
9 55 (11.39%) Data Management
10 42 (8.70%) Release Management
11 41 (8.49%) Incident Management
11 41 (8.49%) Service Management
12 39 (8.07%) ITSM
12 39 (8.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 34 (7.04%) Service Delivery
14 31 (6.42%) Change Control
15 28 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (5.38%) Configuration Management
17 23 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (4.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (26.09%) SQL
2 81 (16.77%) PowerShell
3 75 (15.53%) Java
4 70 (14.49%) Perl
5 65 (13.46%) VB
6 49 (10.14%) Shell Script
7 33 (6.83%) C
8 32 (6.63%) JavaScript
9 27 (5.59%) C#
10 19 (3.93%) Python
11 12 (2.48%) VBScript
12 11 (2.28%) Ruby
13 9 (1.86%) Jython
14 8 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.45%) C++
15 7 (1.45%) Korn
15 7 (1.45%) PHP
15 7 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.04%) VB6
17 3 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 213 (44.10%) Security Cleared
2 168 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 64 (13.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 59 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (10.97%) MCSE
6 44 (9.11%) Degree
7 19 (3.93%) DV Cleared
8 17 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (3.52%) MCSA
9 5 (1.04%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.41%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.41%) CCNA
11 2 (0.41%) CCNP
11 2 (0.41%) CISSP
11 2 (0.41%) ECDL
11 2 (0.41%) IBM Certification
11 2 (0.41%) MCP
12 1 (0.21%) CCDA
12 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.18%) SLA
2 40 (8.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (2.69%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.04%) QA
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 198 (40.99%) Active Directory
2 70 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.00%) XenApp
4 26 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.11%) vSphere
8 14 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 14 (2.90%) XenServer
9 10 (2.07%) DFS Replication
10 8 (1.66%) NFS
10 8 (1.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 8 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (1.45%) Xen
12 6 (1.24%) Firmware
13 5 (1.04%) Docker
14 4 (0.83%) Oracle Clusterware
15 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (9.11%) HP SiteScope
2 37 (7.66%) SCCM
3 32 (6.63%) Tivoli
4 20 (4.14%) Puppet
5 16 (3.31%) Ansible
6 14 (2.90%) MOM
7 11 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (2.07%) AirWatch
8 10 (2.07%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 9 (1.86%) XenMobile
10 8 (1.66%) WSUS
11 7 (1.45%) Control-M
12 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (1.24%) SafeCom
12 6 (1.24%) SCOrch
13 5 (1.04%) Backup Exec
13 5 (1.04%) EdgeSight
13 5 (1.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 266 (55.07%) Microsoft
2 123 (25.47%) HP
3 87 (18.01%) Oracle
4 86 (17.81%) VMware
5 48 (9.94%) CA
6 39 (8.07%) Citrix
7 31 (6.42%) IBM
7 31 (6.42%) Red Hat
8 30 (6.21%) ServiceNow
9 22 (4.55%) AppSense
10 19 (3.93%) Cisco
11 16 (3.31%) BMC
12 13 (2.69%) Sun
12 13 (2.69%) TIBCO
13 12 (2.48%) ThinPrint
14 11 (2.28%) SAP
15 10 (2.07%) Dell
16 9 (1.86%) Trend Micro
17 8 (1.66%) Symantec
18 7 (1.45%) Google
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