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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 332 80 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.28% 13.22% 12.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.79% 43.48% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 35 40
Median daily rate £280 £325 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +37.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £120 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £566 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -14.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Windows
North East

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
469 184 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 39.95% 30.41% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 103 85
Median daily rate £285 £300 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £488 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 323 £280 -13.84% 31
Sunderland -2 3 £88 -
Gateshead - 1 - - 1
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows.

1 199 (52.51%) Active Directory
2 197 (51.98%) Microsoft
3 195 (51.45%) Windows Server
4 190 (50.13%) Security Cleared
5 159 (41.95%) SC Cleared
6 156 (41.16%) ITIL
7 146 (38.52%) DHCP
7 146 (38.52%) HP
8 141 (37.20%) DNS
9 134 (35.36%) VMware
10 124 (32.72%) Unix
11 117 (30.87%) Citrix
12 116 (30.61%) Linux
12 116 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 109 (28.76%) SQL
14 104 (27.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 103 (27.18%) Oracle
16 88 (23.22%) XenApp
17 80 (21.11%) BPSS Clearance
18 79 (20.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 72 (19.00%) AppSense
19 72 (19.00%) SQL Server
20 71 (18.73%) Microsoft App-V
21 68 (17.94%) AIX
22 66 (17.41%) Solaris
22 66 (17.41%) Service Delivery
22 66 (17.41%) SCCM
23 65 (17.15%) Degree
24 64 (16.89%) Computer Science
25 60 (15.83%) Problem Management

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 45 (11.87%) MS Exchange
2 42 (11.08%) IIS
3 39 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (10.03%) WebLogic
5 34 (8.97%) Skype for Business
6 23 (6.07%) SharePoint
7 22 (5.80%) Apache
8 21 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (5.54%) WebSphere
8 21 (5.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (4.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 17 (4.49%) Oracle Application Server
11 15 (3.96%) OpenStack
12 13 (3.43%) nginx
13 12 (3.17%) MQSeries
14 11 (2.90%) JBoss
14 11 (2.90%) Jetty
14 11 (2.90%) Oracle 10gAS
14 11 (2.90%) Tomcat
15 10 (2.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 56 (14.78%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.39%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) MS Project
3 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.54%) Office 365
2 3 (0.79%) IaaS
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 146 (38.52%) DHCP
2 141 (37.20%) DNS
3 50 (13.19%) TCP/IP
4 40 (10.55%) Firewall
5 32 (8.44%) SAN
6 19 (5.01%) SSL
7 18 (4.75%) SMS
8 17 (4.49%) Internet
8 17 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (3.96%) 3G
9 15 (3.96%) LDAP
10 13 (3.43%) HTTP
10 13 (3.43%) SSH
11 12 (3.17%) FTP
11 12 (3.17%) Intranet
11 12 (3.17%) Skype
12 10 (2.64%) IPsec
13 8 (2.11%) BIG-IP
13 8 (2.11%) OpenLDAP
14 6 (1.58%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.65%) DB2
3 18 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.96%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.69%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.90%) PowerCenter
8 10 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.58%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.32%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.53%) MySQL
14 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (4.22%) MSI
2 14 (3.69%) HP UFT
2 14 (3.69%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.69%) LoadRunner
3 11 (2.90%) Facilita Forecast
3 11 (2.90%) Log4j
3 11 (2.90%) Travis CI
3 11 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.37%) JIRA
5 3 (0.79%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.79%) JMeter
5 3 (0.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.26%) JUnit
General
1 15 (3.96%) Finance
2 2 (0.53%) Banking
2 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.26%) Back Office
3 1 (0.26%) Marketing
3 1 (0.26%) Military
3 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (19.53%) Support Engineer
2 29 (7.65%) Desktop Support
3 23 (6.07%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 20 (5.28%) Analyst
5 19 (5.01%) Desktop Engineer
5 19 (5.01%) Wintel Engineer
6 18 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (3.96%) Developer
8 13 (3.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (2.64%) Consultant
10 10 (2.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (2.64%) Unix Engineer
11 9 (2.37%) Backup Engineer
11 9 (2.37%) Messaging Support
11 9 (2.37%) Unix Support
11 9 (2.37%) Wintel Support
12 8 (2.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 8 (2.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.65%) J2EE
2 22 (5.80%) Middleware
3 20 (5.28%) .NET
4 10 (2.64%) Servlets
5 8 (2.11%) HTML
5 8 (2.11%) JSP
6 7 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (1.32%) Software Packaging
7 5 (1.32%) Web Services
8 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.79%) MDX
9 3 (0.79%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.53%) ADO
10 2 (0.53%) JSON
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.26%) CSS
11 1 (0.26%) Play Framework
11 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.89%) Computer Science
2 42 (11.08%) Management Information System
3 24 (6.33%) Clustering
4 21 (5.54%) Data Centre
5 17 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.22%) Fat Client
6 16 (4.22%) Thin Client
7 13 (3.43%) Mainframe
8 12 (3.17%) PKI
9 11 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
10 10 (2.64%) Replication
11 6 (1.58%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.32%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
13 4 (1.06%) AS400
13 4 (1.06%) CESG
13 4 (1.06%) Tandem
13 4 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 195 (51.45%) Windows Server
2 124 (32.72%) Unix
3 116 (30.61%) Linux
3 116 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 104 (27.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 68 (17.94%) AIX
6 66 (17.41%) Solaris
7 47 (12.40%) Windows 7
8 40 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (7.65%) Windows XP
11 17 (4.49%) HPUX
12 8 (2.11%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.85%) Android
13 7 (1.85%) OS/390
14 6 (1.58%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.32%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.32%) zOS
16 4 (1.06%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (41.16%) ITIL
2 66 (17.41%) Service Delivery
3 60 (15.83%) Incident Management
3 60 (15.83%) Problem Management
4 54 (14.25%) Software Delivery
5 47 (12.40%) Project Management
6 44 (11.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 43 (11.35%) Change Management
8 37 (9.76%) Configuration Management
9 34 (8.97%) Release Management
10 31 (8.18%) Mentoring
11 27 (7.12%) Business Continuity
12 24 (6.33%) Server Building
13 23 (6.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 22 (5.80%) Automated Testing
14 22 (5.80%) DevOps
15 19 (5.01%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (5.01%) QMS
16 18 (4.75%) Change Control
17 17 (4.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 109 (28.76%) SQL
2 56 (14.78%) Java
3 55 (14.51%) Perl
4 50 (13.19%) VB
5 48 (12.66%) PowerShell
6 34 (8.97%) Shell Script
7 29 (7.65%) VBScript
8 15 (3.96%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.43%) C
10 12 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.90%) Korn
12 9 (2.37%) C#
13 8 (2.11%) Python
14 7 (1.85%) C++
15 5 (1.32%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.32%) JavaScript
15 5 (1.32%) Scala
16 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.79%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 190 (50.13%) Security Cleared
2 159 (41.95%) SC Cleared
3 80 (21.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 65 (17.15%) Degree
5 49 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (7.65%) MCSE
7 13 (3.43%) AAT
8 7 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.85%) MCP
9 6 (1.58%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.58%) MCSA
9 6 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.32%) CCNA
10 5 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.06%) CCNP
11 4 (1.06%) CISSP
11 4 (1.06%) MCDBA
11 4 (1.06%) MCITP
12 3 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (14.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 45 (11.87%) SLA
3 14 (3.69%) QA
4 13 (3.43%) ISO 9001
5 8 (2.11%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.26%) GPG13
6 1 (0.26%) WAI
6 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 199 (52.51%) Active Directory
2 88 (23.22%) XenApp
3 79 (20.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (18.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 57 (15.04%) XenServer
6 55 (14.51%) XenDesktop
7 25 (6.60%) Hyper-V
8 18 (4.75%) vSphere
9 12 (3.17%) Terminal Services
10 11 (2.90%) Xen
11 9 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (2.11%) Firmware
13 7 (1.85%) NFS
14 5 (1.32%) Brightmail
14 5 (1.32%) DFS Replication
14 5 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 3 (0.79%) Docker
16 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
17 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 66 (17.41%) SCCM
2 47 (12.40%) Tivoli
3 37 (9.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 36 (9.50%) HP SiteScope
5 30 (7.92%) XenMobile
6 27 (7.12%) SafeCom
7 26 (6.86%) MOM
8 25 (6.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 24 (6.33%) NetBackup
10 22 (5.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 20 (5.28%) EdgeSight
12 16 (4.22%) HP Data Protector
13 15 (3.96%) OpenView
14 12 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (2.11%) Perfmon
16 7 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
16 7 (1.85%) Puppet
17 6 (1.58%) HP SIM
17 6 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 5 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 197 (51.98%) Microsoft
2 146 (38.52%) HP
3 134 (35.36%) VMware
4 117 (30.87%) Citrix
5 103 (27.18%) Oracle
6 72 (19.00%) AppSense
7 45 (11.87%) CA
8 44 (11.61%) ThinPrint
9 41 (10.82%) SAP
10 39 (10.29%) Red Hat
11 38 (10.03%) ServiceNow
12 31 (8.18%) Symantec
13 26 (6.86%) BMC
14 23 (6.07%) Sun
15 20 (5.28%) IBM
16 18 (4.75%) Axway
16 18 (4.75%) Cisco
17 14 (3.69%) Informatica
18 11 (2.90%) Genesys
19 9 (2.37%) Siebel
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