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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 5 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 127 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.41% 6.90% 9.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.04% 35.56% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 33 21
Median daily rate £325 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £149 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.88 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £15.58 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £18.18 £27.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%

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
235 135 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 34.06% 19.40% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 82 71
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.25 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £17.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.59% +11.29%

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 1 March 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 1 March 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 1 March 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 +19 121 £340 +9.67% 17
Sunderland +5 5 £125 -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 March 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.

1 240 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 228 (49.14%) Windows Server
3 209 (45.04%) Active Directory
4 207 (44.61%) Security Cleared
5 180 (38.79%) Linux
6 160 (34.48%) SC Cleared
7 144 (31.03%) Unix
8 142 (30.60%) ITIL
9 135 (29.09%) MS Excel
10 114 (24.57%) SQL
11 104 (22.41%) DNS
12 99 (21.34%) PowerShell
12 99 (21.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 99 (21.34%) Open Source
13 96 (20.69%) HP
14 90 (19.40%) DevOps
15 87 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
16 84 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 83 (17.89%) Oracle
18 80 (17.24%) DHCP
19 79 (17.03%) AIX
20 78 (16.81%) Change Management
21 76 (16.38%) VMware
21 76 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
22 72 (15.52%) Windows 7
22 72 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
23 70 (15.09%) SQL Server
24 68 (14.66%) Migration
25 67 (14.44%) Problem Management
26 66 (14.22%) Windows XP

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 51 (10.99%) WebLogic
2 46 (9.91%) MS Exchange
3 45 (9.70%) WebSphere
4 43 (9.27%) SharePoint
5 39 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (7.76%) IIS
7 35 (7.54%) Skype for Business
8 23 (4.96%) Confluence
9 21 (4.53%) OpenStack
10 14 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (3.02%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (2.37%) JBoss
11 11 (2.37%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (2.37%) Tuxedo
12 10 (2.16%) MQSeries
13 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 135 (29.09%) MS Excel
2 45 (9.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (4.53%) MS Office
4 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.86%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 65 (14.01%) SaaS
2 64 (13.79%) IaaS
2 64 (13.79%) PaaS
3 49 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (10.13%) Office 365
5 29 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (3.23%) HP Helion
7 13 (2.80%) Trello
8 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.08%) Google App Engine
8 5 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.08%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 104 (22.41%) DNS
2 80 (17.24%) DHCP
3 58 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 32 (6.90%) Skype
5 30 (6.47%) Firewall
6 28 (6.03%) WAN
7 27 (5.82%) LAN
8 24 (5.17%) LDAP
9 22 (4.74%) Internet
10 19 (4.09%) SSL
11 18 (3.88%) HTTP
12 15 (3.23%) Intranet
13 14 (3.02%) SAN
14 13 (2.80%) NAS
15 12 (2.59%) HTTPS
16 10 (2.16%) iSCSI
17 8 (1.72%) Kerberos
18 7 (1.51%) OpenLDAP
18 7 (1.51%) SSH
19 6 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 26 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.31%) DB2
5 19 (4.09%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (2.59%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.37%) Ingres
8 11 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.29%) BODI
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.65%) GIS
12 3 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.22%) Big Data
13 1 (0.22%) NonStop SQL
13 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (7.76%) Jenkins
2 32 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 28 (6.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 25 (5.39%) JIRA
5 20 (4.31%) GitLab
6 8 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.51%) MSI
8 6 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.08%) Travis CI
10 4 (0.86%) CA Gen
11 3 (0.65%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.65%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.65%) JMeter
11 3 (0.65%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.65%) Log4j
11 3 (0.65%) NMock
11 3 (0.65%) Selenium
11 3 (0.65%) WiX
General
1 16 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (0.22%) Banking
2 1 (0.22%) Games
2 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 40 (8.62%) Architect
3 38 (8.19%) Analyst
4 35 (7.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 29 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 28 (6.03%) Administrator
6 28 (6.03%) Desktop Support
7 27 (5.82%) DBA
8 26 (5.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 24 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 24 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (4.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 22 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (4.53%) Operations Engineer
13 19 (4.09%) Automation Engineer
13 19 (4.09%) Support Analyst
14 18 (3.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 18 (3.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.47%) .NET
2 25 (5.39%) Middleware
2 25 (5.39%) Software Packaging
3 16 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.02%) HTML
4 14 (3.02%) XML
5 12 (2.59%) J2EE
6 11 (2.37%) Web Services
7 8 (1.72%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (1.08%) CSS
8 5 (1.08%) REST
8 5 (1.08%) Servlets
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (0.65%) HTML5
10 3 (0.65%) Java EE
10 3 (0.65%) jQuery
10 3 (0.65%) SignalR
10 3 (0.65%) SOAP
10 3 (0.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.41%) Data Centre
3 31 (6.68%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.68%) Management Information System
4 27 (5.82%) Private Cloud
5 23 (4.96%) Clustering
6 14 (3.02%) Mainframe
7 12 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.59%) Tandem
8 10 (2.16%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (1.72%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.72%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.51%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.08%) PKI
12 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.86%) Replication
13 2 (0.43%) AS400
13 2 (0.43%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 228 (49.14%) Windows Server
2 180 (38.79%) Linux
3 144 (31.03%) Unix
4 99 (21.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (17.03%) AIX
7 76 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (15.52%) Windows 7
9 66 (14.22%) Windows XP
10 41 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (7.33%) Windows 2000
12 31 (6.68%) Solaris
13 18 (3.88%) zOS
14 15 (3.23%) Android
14 15 (3.23%) Apple iOS
15 12 (2.59%) Windows 8
16 11 (2.37%) HPUX
16 11 (2.37%) MVS
17 10 (2.16%) Windows 10
18 8 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (30.60%) ITIL
2 99 (21.34%) Open Source
3 90 (19.40%) DevOps
4 87 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (16.81%) Change Management
6 68 (14.66%) Migration
7 67 (14.44%) Problem Management
8 57 (12.28%) PRINCE2
9 55 (11.85%) Data Management
10 43 (9.27%) Change Control
11 39 (8.41%) ITSM
11 39 (8.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 39 (8.41%) Service Management
12 36 (7.76%) Configuration Management
13 33 (7.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 30 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (6.25%) Network Design
16 27 (5.82%) Release Management
17 25 (5.39%) Matrix Organization
18 24 (5.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 114 (24.57%) SQL
2 99 (21.34%) PowerShell
3 57 (12.28%) Java
4 54 (11.64%) Perl
5 51 (10.99%) VB
6 37 (7.97%) Shell Script
7 30 (6.47%) JavaScript
8 26 (5.60%) C#
9 24 (5.17%) C
10 11 (2.37%) Python
11 10 (2.16%) VBScript
12 7 (1.51%) Korn
12 7 (1.51%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.51%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.29%) Jython
13 6 (1.29%) Ruby
14 5 (1.08%) VB6
15 4 (0.86%) Scala
16 3 (0.65%) C++
17 2 (0.43%) REXX
Qualifications
1 207 (44.61%) Security Cleared
2 160 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 55 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (10.78%) MCSE
5 40 (8.62%) Degree
6 35 (7.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (4.09%) DV Cleared
8 17 (3.66%) MCSA
9 16 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.08%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.86%) ECDL
12 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.43%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.43%) CCNA
13 2 (0.43%) CCNP
13 2 (0.43%) IBM Certification
13 2 (0.43%) MCP
14 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.22%) DCSE
14 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.84%) SLA
2 22 (4.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.86%) QA
4 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 209 (45.04%) Active Directory
2 61 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.60%) XenApp
4 23 (4.96%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.23%) vSphere
8 10 (2.16%) DFS Replication
8 10 (2.16%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.16%) XenServer
9 8 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (1.51%) NFS
11 6 (1.29%) Firmware
12 5 (1.08%) Docker
12 5 (1.08%) Xen
13 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.86%) Oracle Clusterware
13 4 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 38 (8.19%) SCCM
2 33 (7.11%) HP SiteScope
3 29 (6.25%) Ansible
4 21 (4.53%) Tivoli
5 19 (4.09%) Dollar Universe
6 16 (3.45%) Puppet
7 10 (2.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 10 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.72%) AirWatch
8 8 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (1.51%) Control-M
9 7 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.51%) WSUS
10 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.29%) SCOrch
11 5 (1.08%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.08%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.08%) MOM
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 240 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 96 (20.69%) HP
3 83 (17.89%) Oracle
4 76 (16.38%) VMware
5 43 (9.27%) Red Hat
6 34 (7.33%) Citrix
7 30 (6.47%) CA
7 30 (6.47%) TIBCO
8 24 (5.17%) IBM
9 20 (4.31%) Atlassian
10 18 (3.88%) Cisco
11 17 (3.66%) AppSense
12 10 (2.16%) Dell
12 10 (2.16%) Sun
13 9 (1.94%) BMC
14 7 (1.51%) F5
14 7 (1.51%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.51%) Symantec
14 7 (1.51%) Trend Micro
14 7 (1.51%) Veritas
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