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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 427 94 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.32% 13.07% 20.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.90% 47.00% 61.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 43 42
Median daily rate £280 £338 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% +31.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £552 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 19 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £14.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +1.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £12.47 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £33.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
648 200 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 49.05% 27.82% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 108 79
Median daily rate £280 £350 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +32.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 20 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.71 £12.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +3 412 £280 -12.15% 8
Sunderland +5 9 £110 -
Gateshead -1 1 - - 1
North Tyneside - 1 £338 -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 349 (58.95%) Windows Server
2 339 (57.26%) Microsoft
3 315 (53.21%) Active Directory
4 301 (50.84%) Security Cleared
5 264 (44.59%) ITIL
6 259 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 234 (39.53%) HP
8 216 (36.49%) DHCP
9 211 (35.64%) DNS
10 207 (34.97%) VMware
11 197 (33.28%) Citrix
12 195 (32.94%) Unix
13 179 (30.24%) SQL
14 170 (28.72%) Oracle
14 170 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 168 (28.38%) Linux
16 157 (26.52%) BPSS Clearance
17 150 (25.34%) Windows Server 2003
18 140 (23.65%) SQL Server
19 132 (22.30%) XenApp
20 125 (21.11%) Degree
21 122 (20.61%) Microsoft App-V
22 121 (20.44%) Computer Science
23 120 (20.27%) Service Delivery
24 112 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
25 110 (18.58%) AppSense
26 106 (17.91%) Disclosure Scotland
27 105 (17.74%) Incident Management
28 104 (17.57%) Solaris
29 102 (17.23%) AIX

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 78 (13.18%) MS Exchange
2 74 (12.50%) IIS
3 73 (12.33%) WebLogic
4 70 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 59 (9.97%) Skype for Business
6 41 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 34 (5.74%) SharePoint
8 24 (4.05%) Apache
9 20 (3.38%) IBM Notes
10 19 (3.21%) Office Communications Server
11 18 (3.04%) MQSeries
11 18 (3.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (2.87%) OpenStack
12 17 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (2.70%) WebSphere
13 16 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (2.36%) Tuxedo
15 13 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 12 (2.03%) JBoss
16 12 (2.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 91 (15.37%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.93%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS Project
3 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.69%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.42%) Office 365
2 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.51%) IaaS
3 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 216 (36.49%) DHCP
2 211 (35.64%) DNS
3 70 (11.82%) Firewall
4 62 (10.47%) TCP/IP
5 42 (7.09%) SAN
6 23 (3.89%) Skype
7 22 (3.72%) SMS
8 21 (3.55%) 3G
8 21 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (2.87%) Internet
10 16 (2.70%) HTTP
10 16 (2.70%) SSL
11 15 (2.53%) LDAP
12 14 (2.36%) HTTPS
13 13 (2.20%) SSH
14 12 (2.03%) Intranet
15 9 (1.52%) BIG-IP
16 8 (1.35%) OpenLDAP
17 7 (1.18%) VPN
18 6 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (23.65%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.77%) DB2
3 29 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.86%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.18%) MySQL
11 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.17%) Adabas
14 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.17%) PowerCenter
14 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 40 (6.76%) MSI
2 15 (2.53%) LoadRunner
3 12 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.86%) Facilita Forecast
4 11 (1.86%) HP UFT
5 7 (1.18%) JIRA
6 4 (0.68%) JMeter
6 4 (0.68%) LoadUI
6 4 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.17%) JUnit
8 1 (0.17%) NMock
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.17%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.17%) WiX
General
1 16 (2.70%) Finance
2 14 (2.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (0.68%) Advertising
4 3 (0.51%) Banking
5 2 (0.34%) Marketing
5 2 (0.34%) Military
5 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 118 (19.93%) Support Engineer
2 36 (6.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 34 (5.74%) Desktop Support
4 32 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 29 (4.90%) Developer
6 27 (4.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 26 (4.39%) Analyst
8 25 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (4.05%) Wintel Engineer
10 22 (3.72%) Backup Engineer
11 20 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (3.38%) Consultant
11 20 (3.38%) Support Specialist
12 19 (3.21%) Storage Engineer
13 18 (3.04%) Messaging Support
13 18 (3.04%) Server Support
13 18 (3.04%) Unix Engineer
13 18 (3.04%) Unix Support
13 18 (3.04%) Wintel Support
14 15 (2.53%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.29%) Middleware
2 21 (3.55%) J2EE
3 14 (2.36%) .NET
3 14 (2.36%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (2.03%) Web Services
5 11 (1.86%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.35%) HTML
6 8 (1.35%) JSP
7 6 (1.01%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.01%) CSS
8 5 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (0.84%) Entity Framework
8 5 (0.84%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.84%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.84%) XML
9 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.68%) JSON
10 3 (0.51%) jQuery
10 3 (0.51%) MDX
10 3 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 121 (20.44%) Computer Science
2 68 (11.49%) Management Information System
3 43 (7.26%) Clustering
4 24 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.89%) Mainframe
6 22 (3.72%) Fat Client
6 22 (3.72%) Thin Client
7 21 (3.55%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.53%) Performance Metrics
9 12 (2.03%) PKI
10 11 (1.86%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.86%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.69%) Replication
11 10 (1.69%) User Experience
12 9 (1.52%) AS400
12 9 (1.52%) CMDB
12 9 (1.52%) Tandem
13 7 (1.18%) Cryptography
13 7 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 349 (58.95%) Windows Server
2 195 (32.94%) Unix
3 170 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 168 (28.38%) Linux
5 150 (25.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 104 (17.57%) Solaris
7 102 (17.23%) AIX
8 69 (11.66%) Windows 7
9 57 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (5.41%) HPUX
12 28 (4.73%) Windows XP
13 22 (3.72%) Apple iOS
14 21 (3.55%) Android
15 13 (2.20%) OS/390
16 11 (1.86%) Windows 8
17 10 (1.69%) Windows Phone
18 7 (1.18%) zOS
19 6 (1.01%) Windows 10
20 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (44.59%) ITIL
2 120 (20.27%) Service Delivery
3 105 (17.74%) Incident Management
4 100 (16.89%) Problem Management
5 90 (15.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 84 (14.19%) Software Delivery
7 82 (13.85%) Change Management
8 69 (11.66%) Release Management
9 62 (10.47%) Project Management
10 55 (9.29%) Configuration Management
11 44 (7.43%) QMS
12 41 (6.93%) Mentoring
13 40 (6.76%) Business Continuity
14 34 (5.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 34 (5.74%) Server Building
15 32 (5.41%) Migration
16 31 (5.24%) Content Management
17 30 (5.07%) High Availability
18 27 (4.56%) Quality Management
19 26 (4.39%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 179 (30.24%) SQL
2 84 (14.19%) PowerShell
3 83 (14.02%) VB
4 81 (13.68%) Perl
5 52 (8.78%) Java
6 51 (8.61%) Shell Script
7 49 (8.28%) VBScript
8 35 (5.91%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.87%) C
10 14 (2.36%) C++
11 13 (2.20%) C#
12 12 (2.03%) Korn
12 12 (2.03%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.52%) JavaScript
14 7 (1.18%) Python
15 5 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.68%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.68%) PHP
17 3 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 301 (50.84%) Security Cleared
2 259 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 157 (26.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 125 (21.11%) Degree
5 93 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (8.28%) MCSE
7 25 (4.22%) AAT
8 18 (3.04%) MCP
9 10 (1.69%) CCNA
9 10 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.52%) CCNP
10 9 (1.52%) MCDBA
10 9 (1.52%) MCITP
10 9 (1.52%) MCSA
11 8 (1.35%) CISSP
11 8 (1.35%) MCTS
11 8 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.18%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.01%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (17.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 86 (14.53%) SLA
3 32 (5.41%) ISO 9001
4 17 (2.87%) QA
5 8 (1.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 315 (53.21%) Active Directory
2 132 (22.30%) XenApp
3 122 (20.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 112 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 95 (16.05%) XenServer
6 93 (15.71%) XenDesktop
7 51 (8.61%) Hyper-V
8 31 (5.24%) vSphere
9 25 (4.22%) Terminal Services
10 13 (2.20%) Firmware
11 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.35%) DFS Replication
13 7 (1.18%) NFS
13 7 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (1.01%) Brightmail
15 3 (0.51%) Docker
15 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 95 (16.05%) SCCM
2 78 (13.18%) Tivoli
3 64 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 57 (9.63%) HP SiteScope
5 46 (7.77%) XenMobile
6 43 (7.26%) MOM
7 39 (6.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 39 (6.59%) SafeCom
8 38 (6.42%) NetBackup
8 38 (6.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 37 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 33 (5.57%) OpenView
11 29 (4.90%) EdgeSight
11 29 (4.90%) HP Data Protector
12 21 (3.55%) Perfmon
13 15 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 14 (2.36%) HP SIM
15 13 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
16 9 (1.52%) AirWatch
17 7 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 339 (57.26%) Microsoft
2 234 (39.53%) HP
3 207 (34.97%) VMware
4 197 (33.28%) Citrix
5 170 (28.72%) Oracle
6 110 (18.58%) AppSense
7 80 (13.51%) CA
8 74 (12.50%) ServiceNow
9 60 (10.14%) ThinPrint
10 54 (9.12%) SAP
11 51 (8.61%) Symantec
12 43 (7.26%) BMC
13 41 (6.93%) Red Hat
14 30 (5.07%) IBM
15 22 (3.72%) Sun
16 21 (3.55%) Intel Security
17 20 (3.38%) Lotus
18 16 (2.70%) Lumension
19 13 (2.20%) Axway
19 13 (2.20%) PTC
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