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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 302 88 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.19% 12.10% 14.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.58% 50.87% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 42 51
Median daily rate £339 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £502 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.31 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% +19.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.45 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
475 173 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.20% 23.80% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 95 142
Median daily rate £340 £325 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £502 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £27.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +8 290 £340 +13.33% 12
Sunderland 0 5 £125 - 2
Gateshead - 3 £219 -
North Tyneside - 1 - -
Windows
North East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 353 (58.64%) Microsoft
2 347 (57.64%) Windows Server
3 272 (45.18%) Active Directory
4 264 (43.85%) Security Cleared
5 224 (37.21%) ITIL
6 217 (36.05%) SC Cleared
7 201 (33.39%) Linux
8 189 (31.40%) Unix
9 182 (30.23%) HP
10 157 (26.08%) DNS
11 153 (25.42%) SQL
12 147 (24.42%) VMware
13 141 (23.42%) DHCP
14 134 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 133 (22.09%) Oracle
16 128 (21.26%) MS Excel
17 126 (20.93%) SQL Server
18 122 (20.27%) AIX
19 118 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
20 116 (19.27%) BPSS Clearance
21 103 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
22 98 (16.28%) Change Management
23 95 (15.78%) Citrix
23 95 (15.78%) Problem Management
24 94 (15.61%) PowerShell
25 91 (15.12%) Solaris
26 88 (14.62%) Degree
27 87 (14.45%) VB
28 86 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
29 83 (13.79%) Perl

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 79 (13.12%) WebLogic
2 77 (12.79%) IIS
3 66 (10.96%) MS Exchange
4 59 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (8.80%) Skype for Business
6 52 (8.64%) WebSphere
7 51 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 50 (8.31%) SharePoint
9 25 (4.15%) OpenStack
10 21 (3.49%) Apache
11 20 (3.32%) Office Communications Server
11 20 (3.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (3.32%) Tuxedo
12 19 (3.16%) MQSeries
13 17 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 17 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
14 15 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
15 14 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 128 (21.26%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.65%) MS Office
3 27 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.83%) OpenText MBPM
2 8 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 55 (9.14%) Office 365
2 43 (7.14%) SaaS
3 42 (6.98%) IaaS
3 42 (6.98%) PaaS
4 24 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.33%) HP Helion
6 11 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.83%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.83%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.33%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.33%) GitHub
8 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.33%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 157 (26.08%) DNS
2 141 (23.42%) DHCP
3 74 (12.29%) TCP/IP
4 51 (8.47%) Firewall
5 39 (6.48%) Skype
6 30 (4.98%) HTTP
7 28 (4.65%) SAN
8 26 (4.32%) SSL
9 24 (3.99%) HTTPS
10 22 (3.65%) Internet
11 19 (3.16%) WAN
12 18 (2.99%) LAN
13 17 (2.82%) Intranet
14 14 (2.33%) NAS
15 12 (1.99%) LDAP
16 11 (1.83%) iSCSI
16 11 (1.83%) Kerberos
17 10 (1.66%) 3G
17 10 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
18 8 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.32%) DB2
4 11 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (1.66%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.16%) MySQL
7 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.00%) BODI
8 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (0.33%) DataStage
12 2 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (4.32%) MSI
2 13 (2.16%) JIRA
3 10 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.50%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.16%) JMeter
6 7 (1.16%) LoadRunner
6 7 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.83%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.66%) CA Gen
9 4 (0.66%) LoadUI
9 4 (0.66%) NMock
9 4 (0.66%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.66%) StarTeam
9 4 (0.66%) WiX
10 3 (0.50%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.50%) Log4j
10 3 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 17 (2.82%) Finance
2 13 (2.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (0.66%) Advertising
4 3 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.17%) Games
5 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 112 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 39 (6.48%) Analyst
3 33 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
4 31 (5.15%) Architect
5 30 (4.98%) Developer
6 29 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (4.49%) Desktop Support
7 27 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (3.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 23 (3.82%) Support Specialist
9 22 (3.65%) Wintel Engineer
10 21 (3.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 20 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 20 (3.32%) Operations Engineer
12 19 (3.16%) Automation Engineer
12 19 (3.16%) Unix Engineer
13 18 (2.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 18 (2.99%) Unix Support
14 17 (2.82%) Administrator
14 17 (2.82%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.30%) Middleware
2 35 (5.81%) .NET
3 25 (4.15%) XML
4 24 (3.99%) ASP.NET
5 18 (2.99%) IBM Integration Bus
6 17 (2.82%) HTML
7 16 (2.66%) J2EE
7 16 (2.66%) Web Services
8 13 (2.16%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.16%) CSS
10 6 (1.00%) jQuery
11 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (0.83%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.83%) Servlets
11 5 (0.83%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.50%) REST
12 3 (0.50%) SOAP
12 3 (0.50%) XSL
12 3 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.29%) Computer Science
2 47 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (7.31%) Management Information System
4 37 (6.15%) Clustering
5 32 (5.32%) Data Centre
6 22 (3.65%) Private Cloud
7 19 (3.16%) Mainframe
8 18 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.49%) Tandem
10 13 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.99%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.99%) Fat Client
11 12 (1.99%) IBM Mainframe
11 12 (1.99%) Thin Client
12 11 (1.83%) Visualisation
13 10 (1.66%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.33%) PKI
15 6 (1.00%) CESG
15 6 (1.00%) CMDB
15 6 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 347 (57.64%) Windows Server
2 201 (33.39%) Linux
3 189 (31.40%) Unix
4 134 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 122 (20.27%) AIX
6 118 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 91 (15.12%) Solaris
8 81 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 72 (11.96%) Windows 7
10 64 (10.63%) Windows XP
11 49 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (5.32%) Windows 2000
13 27 (4.49%) HPUX
14 26 (4.32%) Android
14 26 (4.32%) Apple iOS
15 17 (2.82%) OS/390
15 17 (2.82%) Windows 8
16 16 (2.66%) zOS
17 12 (1.99%) Windows 10
18 8 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (37.21%) ITIL
2 98 (16.28%) Change Management
3 95 (15.78%) Problem Management
4 73 (12.13%) Migration
5 72 (11.96%) Incident Management
5 72 (11.96%) Service Delivery
6 67 (11.13%) Release Management
7 61 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 52 (8.64%) Open Source
9 50 (8.31%) DevOps
10 49 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (8.14%) Configuration Management
11 39 (6.48%) ITSM
12 38 (6.31%) PRINCE2
12 38 (6.31%) Service Management
12 38 (6.31%) Software Delivery
13 34 (5.65%) Data Management
13 34 (5.65%) QMS
14 33 (5.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 32 (5.32%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (25.42%) SQL
2 94 (15.61%) PowerShell
3 87 (14.45%) VB
4 83 (13.79%) Perl
5 78 (12.96%) Java
6 61 (10.13%) Shell Script
7 38 (6.31%) JavaScript
8 35 (5.81%) C
9 34 (5.65%) C#
10 25 (4.15%) VBScript
11 23 (3.82%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.66%) Python
13 11 (1.83%) C++
14 9 (1.50%) Jython
15 8 (1.33%) Korn
15 8 (1.33%) PHP
15 8 (1.33%) Ruby
16 7 (1.16%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.83%) VB6
18 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 264 (43.85%) Security Cleared
2 217 (36.05%) SC Cleared
3 116 (19.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 88 (14.62%) Degree
5 86 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 62 (10.30%) MCSE
7 19 (3.16%) MCSA
8 18 (2.99%) DV Cleared
8 18 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.99%) AAT
10 8 (1.33%) MCP
11 6 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.83%) CCNA
12 5 (0.83%) CCNP
13 4 (0.66%) CISSP
13 4 (0.66%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.66%) MCITP
13 4 (0.66%) MCTS
14 2 (0.33%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (12.29%) SLA
2 73 (12.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (3.99%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.50%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 272 (45.18%) Active Directory
2 103 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 59 (9.80%) XenApp
4 41 (6.81%) Hyper-V
4 41 (6.81%) XenDesktop
4 41 (6.81%) XenServer
5 22 (3.65%) vSphere
6 16 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.16%) DFS Replication
7 13 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 13 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (1.99%) Terminal Services
9 11 (1.83%) Firmware
10 10 (1.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 9 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (1.33%) NFS
12 8 (1.33%) Xen
13 5 (0.83%) Docker
14 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (9.47%) Tivoli
2 51 (8.47%) SCCM
3 47 (7.81%) HP SiteScope
4 32 (5.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 25 (4.15%) MOM
6 21 (3.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 20 (3.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 20 (3.32%) XenMobile
8 19 (3.16%) Puppet
9 15 (2.49%) AirWatch
9 15 (2.49%) NetBackup
9 15 (2.49%) OpenView
10 14 (2.33%) SafeCom
11 13 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 12 (1.99%) EdgeSight
12 12 (1.99%) HP Data Protector
12 12 (1.99%) Perfmon
13 10 (1.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 9 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (1.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 353 (58.64%) Microsoft
2 182 (30.23%) HP
3 147 (24.42%) VMware
4 133 (22.09%) Oracle
5 95 (15.78%) Citrix
6 69 (11.46%) CA
7 51 (8.47%) ServiceNow
8 49 (8.14%) AppSense
9 37 (6.15%) IBM
10 34 (5.65%) Red Hat
11 27 (4.49%) BMC
11 27 (4.49%) Symantec
12 25 (4.15%) SAP
13 22 (3.65%) ThinPrint
14 20 (3.32%) Cisco
15 17 (2.82%) Sun
16 13 (2.16%) PTC
17 12 (1.99%) Intel Security
17 12 (1.99%) Lotus
17 12 (1.99%) Trend Micro
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