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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 230 64 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.66% 10.77% 13.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.25% 41.03% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 29 53
Median daily rate £275 £375 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +59.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £576 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% +11.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £26.90 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
342 156 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.19% 26.26% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 89 125
Median daily rate £280 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 4
Median hourly rate £26.58 £12.36 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.09% +0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.60 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 +5 225 £275 -29.03% 19
Sunderland -2 1 £88 -
Gateshead - 1 - -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 145 (50.17%) Windows Server
2 140 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 140 (48.44%) Active Directory
3 127 (43.94%) Security Cleared
4 125 (43.25%) ITIL
5 116 (40.14%) DHCP
6 107 (37.02%) SC Cleared
7 105 (36.33%) VMware
8 104 (35.99%) DNS
9 103 (35.64%) Unix
10 101 (34.95%) HP
11 92 (31.83%) Linux
12 87 (30.10%) Citrix
13 85 (29.41%) Oracle
14 83 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 80 (27.68%) Windows Server 2003
16 73 (25.26%) SQL
16 73 (25.26%) XenApp
17 64 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 62 (21.45%) BPSS Clearance
19 58 (20.07%) Microsoft App-V
20 57 (19.72%) AppSense
21 55 (19.03%) AIX
22 53 (18.34%) Solaris
23 52 (17.99%) SCCM
24 51 (17.65%) Java
24 51 (17.65%) Service Delivery
25 48 (16.61%) Computer Science
25 48 (16.61%) Degree
26 46 (15.92%) 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 34 (11.76%) IIS
2 32 (11.07%) WebLogic
3 28 (9.69%) MS Exchange
4 23 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (7.96%) Skype for Business
5 21 (7.27%) WebSphere
5 21 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (6.57%) Apache
7 18 (6.23%) Oracle Application Server
7 18 (6.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 16 (5.54%) SharePoint
9 13 (4.50%) nginx
10 11 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (3.81%) Jetty
10 11 (3.81%) MQSeries
10 11 (3.81%) Oracle 10gAS
10 11 (3.81%) Tomcat
11 10 (3.46%) PowerExchange
12 9 (3.11%) JBoss
13 8 (2.77%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 42 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.27%) MS Office
3 4 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.73%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.11%) Office 365
2 3 (1.04%) IaaS
2 3 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 116 (40.14%) DHCP
2 104 (35.99%) DNS
3 38 (13.15%) TCP/IP
4 33 (11.42%) SAN
5 21 (7.27%) Firewall
6 19 (6.57%) SSL
7 17 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (5.54%) Internet
8 16 (5.54%) SMS
9 15 (5.19%) 3G
10 13 (4.50%) HTTP
11 12 (4.15%) FTP
11 12 (4.15%) LDAP
12 11 (3.81%) SSH
13 10 (3.46%) Intranet
13 10 (3.46%) IPsec
14 9 (3.11%) Skype
15 6 (2.08%) BIG-IP
15 6 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
15 6 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.61%) DB2
3 14 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (4.50%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.81%) PowerCenter
6 7 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.73%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.35%) MS Access
12 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.84%) HP UFT
2 14 (4.84%) LoadRunner
3 11 (3.81%) Log4j
3 11 (3.81%) Travis CI
4 10 (3.46%) Facilita Forecast
4 10 (3.46%) JIRA
4 10 (3.46%) MSI
4 10 (3.46%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.38%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.38%) JMeter
5 4 (1.38%) Selenium
6 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.04%) PVCS
7 1 (0.35%) JUnit
General
1 16 (5.54%) Finance
2 2 (0.69%) Banking
2 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.35%) Back Office
3 1 (0.35%) Marketing
3 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (22.49%) Support Engineer
2 26 (9.00%) Desktop Support
3 24 (8.30%) Analyst
4 21 (7.27%) Developer
5 18 (6.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 16 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (3.46%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (3.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.11%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (2.77%) Unix Engineer
12 7 (2.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (2.42%) Messaging Engineer
12 7 (2.42%) Messaging Support
12 7 (2.42%) Storage Engineer
12 7 (2.42%) Tester
12 7 (2.42%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.69%) J2EE
2 21 (7.27%) .NET
3 17 (5.88%) Middleware
4 10 (3.46%) Servlets
5 9 (3.11%) HTML
6 7 (2.42%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (2.08%) JSP
8 5 (1.73%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.73%) Web Services
9 3 (1.04%) MDX
9 3 (1.04%) Software Packaging
9 3 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.04%) XML
10 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.69%) JSON
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 1 (0.35%) HTML5
11 1 (0.35%) jQuery
11 1 (0.35%) Play Framework
11 1 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.61%) Computer Science
2 36 (12.46%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.23%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.54%) Fat Client
4 16 (5.54%) Thin Client
5 13 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.46%) Clustering
6 10 (3.46%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (3.46%) Replication
7 8 (2.77%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.42%) PKI
9 5 (1.73%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.73%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.38%) AS400
10 4 (1.38%) Celerra
10 4 (1.38%) CLARiiON
10 4 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.38%) Statistics
10 4 (1.38%) Symmetrix
10 4 (1.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 145 (50.17%) Windows Server
2 103 (35.64%) Unix
3 92 (31.83%) Linux
4 83 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (27.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (19.03%) AIX
7 53 (18.34%) Solaris
8 40 (13.84%) Windows 7
9 25 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (7.96%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.81%) HPUX
12 7 (2.42%) OS/390
13 6 (2.08%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.08%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.38%) zOS
15 3 (1.04%) Android
15 3 (1.04%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (43.25%) ITIL
2 51 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 46 (15.92%) Problem Management
4 45 (15.57%) Incident Management
5 42 (14.53%) Project Management
5 42 (14.53%) Software Delivery
6 33 (11.42%) Root Cause Analysis
7 31 (10.73%) Change Management
8 30 (10.38%) Configuration Management
9 25 (8.65%) Mentoring
10 24 (8.30%) Business Continuity
11 23 (7.96%) Release Management
12 22 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (7.27%) Automated Testing
14 20 (6.92%) DevOps
15 17 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 16 (5.54%) Service Management
17 14 (4.84%) Migration
17 14 (4.84%) QMS
17 14 (4.84%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 73 (25.26%) SQL
2 51 (17.65%) Java
3 44 (15.22%) Perl
4 39 (13.49%) VB
5 27 (9.34%) Shell Script
6 20 (6.92%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.54%) VBScript
8 15 (5.19%) C
9 11 (3.81%) C#
10 10 (3.46%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.11%) Python
12 8 (2.77%) C++
13 7 (2.42%) JavaScript
13 7 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 6 (2.08%) Korn
15 5 (1.73%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.73%) Scala
16 4 (1.38%) Ruby
16 4 (1.38%) VBA
17 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 127 (43.94%) Security Cleared
2 107 (37.02%) SC Cleared
3 62 (21.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 48 (16.61%) Degree
5 21 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.50%) DV Cleared
6 13 (4.50%) MCSE
7 10 (3.46%) AAT
8 6 (2.08%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.73%) CCNA
9 5 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.38%) CCNP
10 4 (1.38%) MCDBA
10 4 (1.38%) MCP
11 3 (1.04%) MCSA
11 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (15.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 33 (11.42%) SLA
3 13 (4.50%) QA
4 9 (3.11%) ISO 9001
5 6 (2.08%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.35%) GPG13
6 1 (0.35%) WAI
6 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 140 (48.44%) Active Directory
2 73 (25.26%) XenApp
3 64 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (20.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 46 (15.92%) XenServer
6 44 (15.22%) XenDesktop
7 16 (5.54%) Hyper-V
8 14 (4.84%) vSphere
9 11 (3.81%) Xen
10 9 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (2.77%) Terminal Services
11 8 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.73%) NFS
13 4 (1.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (1.04%) Docker
15 2 (0.69%) Brightmail
15 2 (0.69%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.69%) Firmware
16 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 52 (17.99%) SCCM
2 34 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 26 (9.00%) HP SiteScope
3 26 (9.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 25 (8.65%) XenMobile
5 19 (6.57%) MOM
6 18 (6.23%) EdgeSight
6 18 (6.23%) NetBackup
7 16 (5.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 12 (4.15%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (4.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (3.81%) OpenView
10 7 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (2.42%) Puppet
11 6 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (1.38%) HP SIM
13 4 (1.38%) Perfmon
14 3 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 140 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 105 (36.33%) VMware
3 101 (34.95%) HP
4 87 (30.10%) Citrix
5 85 (29.41%) Oracle
6 57 (19.72%) AppSense
7 40 (13.84%) ThinPrint
8 36 (12.46%) SAP
9 32 (11.07%) Red Hat
10 29 (10.03%) CA
11 27 (9.34%) ServiceNow
12 24 (8.30%) Symantec
13 23 (7.96%) SafeCom
14 21 (7.27%) Sun
15 20 (6.92%) BMC
16 19 (6.57%) Axway
17 17 (5.88%) Cisco
18 14 (4.84%) IBM
18 14 (4.84%) Informatica
19 11 (3.81%) Genesys
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