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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 58 40 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.16% 10.26% 22.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 40.40% 54.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 46
Average daily rate £295 £316 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +30.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £239 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £10.72 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.98 £27.46 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.31% -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
145 99 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.39% 25.38% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 65 87
Average daily rate £353 £313 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% +27.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Average hourly rate £20.68 £16.08 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -32.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.18 £35.00 £28.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 52 £295 -6.71% 22
Sunderland -2 2 - -
South Shields - 1 - -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 66 (42.04%) Microsoft
2 55 (35.03%) Windows Server
3 51 (32.48%) Security Cleared
4 44 (28.03%) ITIL
5 39 (24.84%) Linux
5 39 (24.84%) VMware
6 37 (23.57%) Unix
6 37 (23.57%) SC Cleared
7 34 (21.66%) AIX
8 33 (21.02%) Solaris
8 33 (21.02%) Java
9 31 (19.75%) MS Office
10 30 (19.11%) .NET
10 30 (19.11%) MS Excel
11 27 (17.20%) SQL
11 27 (17.20%) HP
11 27 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (16.56%) Configuration Management
12 26 (16.56%) Oracle
12 26 (16.56%) SQL Server
12 26 (16.56%) Service Management
13 24 (15.29%) Migration
13 24 (15.29%) SAN
13 24 (15.29%) Active Directory
14 23 (14.65%) DNS
14 23 (14.65%) J2EE
14 23 (14.65%) Jenkins
15 22 (14.01%) Problem Management
15 22 (14.01%) DHCP
16 21 (13.38%) C

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (12.74%) Oracle Application Server
1 20 (12.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 20 (12.74%) WebSphere
1 20 (12.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (7.64%) Apache
2 12 (7.64%) Confluence
3 11 (7.01%) IIS
3 11 (7.01%) Jetty
3 11 (7.01%) nginx
3 11 (7.01%) Oracle 10gAS
3 11 (7.01%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.37%) PowerExchange
4 10 (6.37%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.73%) AquaLogic
5 9 (5.73%) MQSeries
5 9 (5.73%) Tuxedo
6 7 (4.46%) Documentum
6 7 (4.46%) MS Exchange
6 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.82%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 31 (19.75%) MS Office
2 30 (19.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) GitHub
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.29%) SAN
2 23 (14.65%) DNS
3 22 (14.01%) DHCP
4 21 (13.38%) SSL
4 21 (13.38%) TCP/IP
5 13 (8.28%) HTTP
6 12 (7.64%) SNMP
7 10 (6.37%) FTP
7 10 (6.37%) IPsec
7 10 (6.37%) NAS
8 7 (4.46%) Internet
8 7 (4.46%) LAN
9 5 (3.18%) Firewall
9 5 (3.18%) WAN
10 3 (1.91%) Intranet
10 3 (1.91%) VoIP
10 3 (1.91%) VPN
11 2 (1.27%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.27%) VLAN
11 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.01%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (7.01%) PowerCenter
3 11 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.73%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.18%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.27%) MySQL
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.64%) MS Access
9 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.65%) Jenkins
2 19 (12.10%) LoadRunner
3 16 (10.19%) JMeter
4 15 (9.55%) HP UFT
5 12 (7.64%) JIRA
5 12 (7.64%) Selenium
6 11 (7.01%) Cucumber
6 11 (7.01%) Log4j
7 7 (4.46%) PVCS
8 5 (3.18%) LoadUI
8 5 (3.18%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.91%) Facilita Forecast
9 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.64%) FishEye
11 1 (0.64%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.64%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (6.37%) Finance
2 2 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (0.64%) Automotive
3 1 (0.64%) Back Office
3 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (17.83%) Developer
2 24 (15.29%) Support Engineer
3 16 (10.19%) Analyst
4 10 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (6.37%) Storage Engineer
5 9 (5.73%) NetBackup Support
6 8 (5.10%) NetBackup Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) SAN Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Tester
6 8 (5.10%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.46%) Documentum Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) Storage Support Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Middleware Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) SAN Support
8 6 (3.82%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.11%) .NET
2 23 (14.65%) J2EE
3 11 (7.01%) Middleware
4 10 (6.37%) Servlets
4 10 (6.37%) Web Services
5 9 (5.73%) HTML
5 9 (5.73%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (4.46%) XML
7 5 (3.18%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.18%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.18%) CSS
7 5 (3.18%) HTML5
7 5 (3.18%) MDX
8 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.91%) jQuery
8 3 (1.91%) WCF
9 2 (1.27%) .NET Compact Framework
9 2 (1.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Replication
2 11 (7.01%) PKI
3 10 (6.37%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.37%) N-Tier
4 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.73%) Celerra
4 9 (5.73%) CLARiiON
4 9 (5.73%) EMC VNX
4 9 (5.73%) Performance Metrics
4 9 (5.73%) Symmetrix
5 7 (4.46%) Statistics
6 4 (2.55%) Clustering
6 4 (2.55%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.55%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.55%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.91%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) CESG
8 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (35.03%) Windows Server
2 39 (24.84%) Linux
3 37 (23.57%) Unix
4 34 (21.66%) AIX
5 33 (21.02%) Solaris
6 19 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (10.19%) Windows 7
8 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (7.01%) Mac OS X
9 11 (7.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (5.73%) OS/390
10 9 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (5.10%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.55%) zOS
13 3 (1.91%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.91%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.27%) CentOS
14 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.03%) ITIL
2 26 (16.56%) Configuration Management
2 26 (16.56%) Service Management
3 24 (15.29%) Migration
4 22 (14.01%) Problem Management
5 21 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.10%) Service Delivery
7 18 (11.46%) Change Management
7 18 (11.46%) Incident Management
8 16 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (9.55%) Functional Testing
10 14 (8.92%) Automated Testing
10 14 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.01%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (7.01%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.01%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Office Automation
12 10 (6.37%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (6.37%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.02%) Java
2 27 (17.20%) SQL
3 21 (13.38%) C
4 18 (11.46%) Perl
5 14 (8.92%) C#
5 14 (8.92%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.01%) VB
6 11 (7.01%) VBA
7 10 (6.37%) C++
7 10 (6.37%) VBScript
8 9 (5.73%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.10%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.18%) Python
10 5 (3.18%) Ruby
11 3 (1.91%) Scala
12 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (32.48%) Security Cleared
2 37 (23.57%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.55%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.46%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.91%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.91%) MCSA
6 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.64%) Degree
8 1 (0.64%) MCITP
8 1 (0.64%) MCP
8 1 (0.64%) MCSE
8 1 (0.64%) MCTS
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) GPG13
3 1 (0.64%) WAI
3 1 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.01%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (7.01%) Xen
4 6 (3.82%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.64%) Firmware
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.10%) SCCM
3 7 (4.46%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (3.18%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.91%) Netcool
7 2 (1.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.64%) DameWare
8 1 (0.64%) logstash
8 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.64%) Puppet
8 1 (0.64%) yum
Vendors
1 66 (42.04%) Microsoft
2 39 (24.84%) VMware
3 27 (17.20%) HP
4 26 (16.56%) Oracle
5 20 (12.74%) Axway
6 18 (11.46%) Cisco
7 16 (10.19%) Sun
8 13 (8.28%) IBM
9 11 (7.01%) Genesys
9 11 (7.01%) Informatica
10 10 (6.37%) Veritas
11 9 (5.73%) EMC
11 9 (5.73%) Fujitsu
12 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
13 7 (4.46%) SAP
14 6 (3.82%) Siebel
15 5 (3.18%) CA
16 4 (2.55%) Citrix
16 4 (2.55%) Dell
17 3 (1.91%) Juniper
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