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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 279 95 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.50% 11.92% 19.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.71% 41.85% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 36 48
Median daily rate £289 £310 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £190 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £500 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 16 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% +74.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.75 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
492 227 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.72% 28.48% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 126 76
Median daily rate £290 £425 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +55.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £575 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 22 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +174.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.00 £24.50
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +11 266 £287 -7.58% 15
Sunderland - 9 £110 -
North Tyneside - 1 £338 -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 386 (61.08%) Windows Server
2 373 (59.02%) Microsoft
3 328 (51.90%) Active Directory
4 320 (50.63%) Security Cleared
5 285 (45.09%) ITIL
6 276 (43.67%) SC Cleared
7 258 (40.82%) HP
8 226 (35.76%) DHCP
9 217 (34.34%) DNS
9 217 (34.34%) Unix
10 216 (34.18%) VMware
11 203 (32.12%) Citrix
12 190 (30.06%) SQL
13 183 (28.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 182 (28.80%) Oracle
15 179 (28.32%) Linux
16 172 (27.22%) BPSS Clearance
17 161 (25.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 155 (24.53%) SQL Server
19 137 (21.68%) XenApp
20 133 (21.04%) Service Delivery
21 128 (20.25%) Degree
22 125 (19.78%) Microsoft App-V
23 124 (19.62%) Computer Science
24 120 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
25 119 (18.83%) Solaris
26 117 (18.51%) Incident Management
26 117 (18.51%) Disclosure Scotland
27 116 (18.35%) AIX
28 114 (18.04%) AppSense

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 85 (13.45%) WebLogic
2 82 (12.97%) MS Exchange
3 78 (12.34%) IIS
4 74 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (9.97%) Skype for Business
6 45 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (6.01%) SharePoint
8 28 (4.43%) Apache
9 22 (3.48%) Office Communications Server
10 21 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (3.16%) IBM Notes
11 20 (3.16%) MQSeries
11 20 (3.16%) OpenStack
11 20 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (3.01%) WebSphere
12 19 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
13 17 (2.69%) Tuxedo
14 16 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 13 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
16 12 (1.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 93 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) MS Project
3 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.74%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.33%) Office 365
2 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.47%) IaaS
4 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.32%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (0.32%) GitHub
5 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.32%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 226 (35.76%) DHCP
2 217 (34.34%) DNS
3 70 (11.08%) TCP/IP
4 69 (10.92%) Firewall
5 45 (7.12%) SAN
6 26 (4.11%) Skype
7 22 (3.48%) SMS
8 21 (3.32%) 3G
8 21 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (2.69%) SSL
10 16 (2.53%) HTTP
10 16 (2.53%) Internet
11 15 (2.37%) LDAP
12 14 (2.22%) HTTPS
13 13 (2.06%) Intranet
13 13 (2.06%) SSH
14 9 (1.42%) BIG-IP
15 8 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
16 7 (1.11%) VPN
17 6 (0.95%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.75%) DB2
3 30 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.74%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.42%) MySQL
11 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.32%) DataStage
14 2 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
15 1 (0.16%) Adabas
15 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 41 (6.49%) MSI
2 12 (1.90%) LoadRunner
3 9 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.27%) Facilita Forecast
4 8 (1.27%) HP UFT
5 7 (1.11%) JIRA
6 5 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.63%) JMeter
7 4 (0.63%) LoadUI
7 4 (0.63%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.32%) GitLab
9 2 (0.32%) Subversion
9 2 (0.32%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.16%) NMock
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.16%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.16%) WiX
General
1 15 (2.37%) Finance
2 14 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 4 (0.63%) Advertising
4 2 (0.32%) Banking
4 2 (0.32%) Marketing
4 2 (0.32%) Military
5 1 (0.16%) German Language
5 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (20.89%) Support Engineer
2 38 (6.01%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 34 (5.38%) Desktop Support
4 33 (5.22%) Desktop Engineer
5 30 (4.75%) Analyst
5 30 (4.75%) Developer
6 28 (4.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 26 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (3.96%) Support Specialist
8 25 (3.96%) Wintel Engineer
9 24 (3.80%) Consultant
10 22 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 22 (3.48%) Backup Engineer
11 21 (3.32%) Unix Engineer
11 21 (3.32%) Unix Support
12 20 (3.16%) Messaging Support
13 19 (3.01%) Storage Engineer
14 18 (2.85%) Middleware Engineer
14 18 (2.85%) Unix Support Engineer
14 18 (2.85%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.81%) Middleware
2 20 (3.16%) J2EE
3 17 (2.69%) IBM Integration Bus
4 15 (2.37%) .NET
5 13 (2.06%) HTML
6 12 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.90%) Web Services
6 12 (1.90%) XML
7 8 (1.27%) JSP
8 7 (1.11%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.95%) CSS
10 5 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (0.79%) Entity Framework
10 5 (0.79%) Regular Expression
10 5 (0.79%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.63%) jQuery
11 4 (0.63%) JSON
12 3 (0.47%) MDX
12 3 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 124 (19.62%) Computer Science
2 69 (10.92%) Management Information System
3 44 (6.96%) Clustering
4 25 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.64%) Mainframe
6 21 (3.32%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.32%) Fat Client
6 21 (3.32%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.06%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.06%) PKI
7 13 (2.06%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
9 11 (1.74%) User Experience
10 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.58%) Replication
11 9 (1.42%) AS400
11 9 (1.42%) CMDB
11 9 (1.42%) Tandem
12 7 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 386 (61.08%) Windows Server
2 217 (34.34%) Unix
3 183 (28.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 179 (28.32%) Linux
5 161 (25.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 119 (18.83%) Solaris
7 116 (18.35%) AIX
8 70 (11.08%) Windows 7
9 62 (9.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (5.22%) HPUX
12 27 (4.27%) Windows XP
13 24 (3.80%) Android
13 24 (3.80%) Apple iOS
14 16 (2.53%) OS/390
15 13 (2.06%) Windows 8
16 11 (1.74%) Windows Phone
17 8 (1.27%) Windows 10
18 7 (1.11%) zOS
19 5 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (45.09%) ITIL
2 133 (21.04%) Service Delivery
3 117 (18.51%) Incident Management
4 109 (17.25%) Problem Management
5 98 (15.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 91 (14.40%) Change Management
7 85 (13.45%) Software Delivery
8 78 (12.34%) Release Management
9 65 (10.28%) Project Management
10 56 (8.86%) Configuration Management
11 52 (8.23%) QMS
12 43 (6.80%) Business Continuity
13 42 (6.65%) Mentoring
14 34 (5.38%) Content Management
14 34 (5.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 33 (5.22%) Quality Management
15 33 (5.22%) Server Building
16 31 (4.91%) Migration
17 30 (4.75%) High Availability
18 29 (4.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 190 (30.06%) SQL
2 95 (15.03%) VB
3 89 (14.08%) Perl
4 87 (13.77%) PowerShell
5 63 (9.97%) Java
6 60 (9.49%) Shell Script
7 50 (7.91%) VBScript
8 36 (5.70%) T-SQL
9 23 (3.64%) C
10 19 (3.01%) C#
11 15 (2.37%) JavaScript
12 14 (2.22%) C++
13 13 (2.06%) Python
14 12 (1.90%) Korn
14 12 (1.90%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.27%) PHP
16 7 (1.11%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.79%) Ruby
17 5 (0.79%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.63%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 320 (50.63%) Security Cleared
2 276 (43.67%) SC Cleared
3 172 (27.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 128 (20.25%) Degree
5 96 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (8.23%) MCSE
7 25 (3.96%) AAT
8 18 (2.85%) MCP
9 10 (1.58%) CCNA
9 10 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.42%) CCNP
10 9 (1.42%) MCDBA
10 9 (1.42%) MCITP
10 9 (1.42%) MCSA
11 8 (1.27%) CISSP
11 8 (1.27%) MCTS
11 8 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.95%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (18.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 95 (15.03%) SLA
3 38 (6.01%) ISO 9001
4 14 (2.22%) QA
5 8 (1.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 328 (51.90%) Active Directory
2 137 (21.68%) XenApp
3 125 (19.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 120 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 100 (15.82%) XenServer
6 98 (15.51%) XenDesktop
7 55 (8.70%) Hyper-V
8 30 (4.75%) vSphere
9 25 (3.96%) Terminal Services
10 13 (2.06%) Firmware
11 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.27%) DFS Replication
12 8 (1.27%) NFS
13 7 (1.11%) Brightmail
13 7 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (0.47%) Docker
14 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (14.72%) SCCM
2 85 (13.45%) Tivoli
3 65 (10.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 63 (9.97%) HP SiteScope
5 51 (8.07%) XenMobile
6 49 (7.75%) MOM
7 43 (6.80%) SafeCom
8 40 (6.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 38 (6.01%) NetBackup
10 37 (5.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 37 (5.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 33 (5.22%) OpenView
12 32 (5.06%) EdgeSight
13 29 (4.59%) HP Data Protector
14 21 (3.32%) Perfmon
15 15 (2.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 14 (2.22%) HP SIM
17 13 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
18 11 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
18 11 (1.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 373 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 258 (40.82%) HP
3 216 (34.18%) VMware
4 203 (32.12%) Citrix
5 182 (28.80%) Oracle
6 114 (18.04%) AppSense
7 91 (14.40%) CA
8 89 (14.08%) ServiceNow
9 64 (10.13%) ThinPrint
10 58 (9.18%) SAP
11 50 (7.91%) Symantec
12 47 (7.44%) BMC
13 43 (6.80%) Red Hat
14 35 (5.54%) IBM
15 23 (3.64%) Sun
16 21 (3.32%) Intel Security
17 20 (3.16%) Lotus
18 16 (2.53%) Lumension
19 14 (2.22%) Axway
19 14 (2.22%) Cisco
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