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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 96 80 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.44% 18.78% 14.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.51% 69.57% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 17
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£310 £259 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.73% +15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £112 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.70 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £19.70 £14.45
UK excluding London average 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
237 115 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.25% 27.00% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 77 25
Average daily rate £435 £273 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.63% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £153 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.37% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.50 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2015.

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 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 92 £310 +11.71% 10
Gateshead +1 1 - - 1
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 84 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 70 (39.77%) Security Cleared
3 47 (26.70%) SC Cleared
3 47 (26.70%) ITIL
4 40 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 38 (21.59%) SQL
5 38 (21.59%) Windows 7
6 36 (20.45%) DHCP
7 35 (19.89%) DNS
8 34 (19.32%) Migration
9 32 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (17.61%) MS Excel
11 30 (17.05%) HP
12 26 (14.77%) Incident Management
13 25 (14.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (14.20%) MS Office
13 25 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (13.07%) Problem Management
14 23 (13.07%) UNIX
14 23 (13.07%) Linux
15 22 (12.50%) Java
16 21 (11.93%) Change Management
17 20 (11.36%) Change Control
17 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 19 (10.80%) Perl
18 19 (10.80%) VB
18 19 (10.80%) SQL Server
18 19 (10.80%) Service Management
18 19 (10.80%) Service Delivery
18 19 (10.80%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.68%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (2.84%) Tuxedo
4 5 (2.84%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.84%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (2.84%) AquaLogic
4 5 (2.84%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.14%) Apache
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Node.js
8 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (17.61%) MS Excel
2 25 (14.20%) MS Office
3 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.57%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.14%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.45%) DHCP
2 35 (19.89%) DNS
3 12 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.25%) Internet
5 9 (5.11%) SAN
6 8 (4.55%) SSL
6 8 (4.55%) VPN
7 7 (3.98%) Firewall
7 7 (3.98%) VLAN
8 6 (3.41%) LAN
8 6 (3.41%) WAN
9 4 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (2.27%) Junos
10 3 (1.70%) Network Security
10 3 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.14%) 3G
11 2 (1.14%) Intranet
11 2 (1.14%) VoIP
12 1 (0.57%) SMTP
12 1 (0.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (7.39%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.27%) DTS
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.70%) MySQL
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.57%) Redis
8 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.14%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (1.14%) LoadUI
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.14%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.14%) JMeter
4 1 (0.57%) Subversion
4 1 (0.57%) JIRA
4 1 (0.57%) Selenium
4 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.57%) Toad
4 1 (0.57%) FishEye
General
1 19 (10.80%) Finance
2 4 (2.27%) Military
3 3 (1.70%) Automotive
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
4 2 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (19.32%) Support Engineer
2 25 (14.20%) Analyst
3 21 (11.93%) Wintel Engineer
4 18 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (7.95%) Administrator
5 14 (7.95%) Service Analyst
5 14 (7.95%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (7.39%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (7.39%) Developer
7 11 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 10 (5.68%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Build Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
11 7 (3.98%) Integration Manager
12 6 (3.41%) Server Support
12 6 (3.41%) Wintel Support
13 5 (2.84%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.39%) .NET
2 10 (5.68%) HTML
3 8 (4.55%) CSS
3 8 (4.55%) Web Services
4 7 (3.98%) HTML5
5 6 (3.41%) Middleware
6 5 (2.84%) MDX
6 5 (2.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (2.84%) J2EE
7 3 (1.70%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.14%) WebSockets
8 2 (1.14%) Android SDK
8 2 (1.14%) jQuery
8 2 (1.14%) WPF
8 2 (1.14%) JSON
9 1 (0.57%) LAMP
9 1 (0.57%) Java EE
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.57%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.80%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.52%) Client/Server
3 11 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.55%) Clustering
4 8 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (2.27%) PKI
9 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.14%) Replication
10 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.14%) User Experience
11 1 (0.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.59%) Windows 7
2 32 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (14.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (13.07%) UNIX
4 23 (13.07%) Linux
5 15 (8.52%) Windows XP
6 14 (7.95%) AIX
6 14 (7.95%) Solaris
7 8 (4.55%) zOS
8 5 (2.84%) OS/390
9 3 (1.70%) VME
9 3 (1.70%) Android
9 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.14%) CentOS
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.70%) ITIL
2 34 (19.32%) Migration
3 26 (14.77%) Incident Management
4 23 (13.07%) Problem Management
5 21 (11.93%) Change Management
6 20 (11.36%) Change Control
7 19 (10.80%) Service Management
7 19 (10.80%) Service Delivery
8 16 (9.09%) Server Building
9 9 (5.11%) Validation
9 9 (5.11%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.55%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Office Automation
11 7 (3.98%) Integration Testing
11 7 (3.98%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.98%) Quality Management
11 7 (3.98%) Web Design
11 7 (3.98%) Data Management
12 5 (2.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.59%) SQL
2 22 (12.50%) Java
3 19 (10.80%) Perl
3 19 (10.80%) VB
4 14 (7.95%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.68%) C
5 10 (5.68%) C#
6 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.11%) VBA
7 7 (3.98%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.98%) VBScript
8 5 (2.84%) C++
9 4 (2.27%) Python
9 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.70%) Ruby
10 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.57%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (39.77%) Security Cleared
2 47 (26.70%) SC Cleared
3 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.82%) MCSE
5 10 (5.68%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.98%) ISEB
7 6 (3.41%) Degree
8 4 (2.27%) APMP
9 3 (1.70%) MCSA
10 2 (1.14%) MCDBA
10 2 (1.14%) MCT
10 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.57%) HNC
11 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.57%) CCNP
11 1 (0.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) SLA
2 8 (4.55%) QA
3 4 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 40 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.23%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.25%) vSphere
5 10 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 8 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.84%) XenApp
8 3 (1.70%) Xen
9 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.57%) qmail
10 1 (0.57%) Postfix
10 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (10.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (5.68%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.98%) SCCM
4 4 (2.27%) SCOM
4 4 (2.27%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.27%) Puppet
4 4 (2.27%) Unicenter
4 4 (2.27%) WSUS
5 3 (1.70%) Ansible
5 3 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.70%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.70%) Netcool
5 3 (1.70%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.14%) OpenView
6 2 (1.14%) MOM
6 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.14%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 84 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.05%) HP
3 19 (10.80%) VMware
4 16 (9.09%) CA
5 13 (7.39%) Citrix
5 13 (7.39%) Cisco
6 12 (6.82%) IBM
7 11 (6.25%) Oracle
8 9 (5.11%) McAfee
9 7 (3.98%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.41%) Dell
11 5 (2.84%) Juniper
11 5 (2.84%) Sun
11 5 (2.84%) Symantec
11 5 (2.84%) Metastorm
11 5 (2.84%) Axway
11 5 (2.84%) Fujitsu
12 4 (2.27%) TippingPoint
12 4 (2.27%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.27%) F5
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