Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 152 160 725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.90% 19.30% 29.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.71% 54.98% 63.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 117 503
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £333 £322 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.05% -2.30%
10th Percentile £163 £178 £209
90th Percentile £450 £447 £456
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £322 £299
% change year-on-year +3.26% +7.69% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 72
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £28.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.65% +1.79% +57.57%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.00 £17.50
90th Percentile £23.13 £46.66 £36.45
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £24.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -53.06% -12.50% +74.89%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 283 291 1,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.33% 35.10% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 226 769
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -17.33%
10th Percentile £200 £214 £220
90th Percentile £545 £500 £476
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £340 £310
% change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 74
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £28.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.65% +1.79% +57.57%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.00 £17.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.66 £36.35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -51.92% -7.14% +57.57%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Windows.

1 70 (46.05%) Linux
2 62 (40.79%) Security Cleared
3 57 (37.50%) Puppet
4 56 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 55 (36.18%) Windows Server
6 50 (32.89%) Ansible
6 50 (32.89%) DevOps
6 50 (32.89%) SC Cleared
7 49 (32.24%) Microsoft
8 48 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
9 47 (30.92%) Data Centre
9 47 (30.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 44 (28.95%) Open Source
11 41 (26.97%) Configuration Management
12 40 (26.32%) PowerShell
12 40 (26.32%) High Availability
13 38 (25.00%) BDD
13 38 (25.00%) Python
14 37 (24.34%) Nagios
15 36 (23.68%) VMware
15 36 (23.68%) Bash Shell
15 36 (23.68%) Elastic Stack
16 35 (23.03%) Jenkins
16 35 (23.03%) C++
17 34 (22.37%) DHCP
17 34 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (22.37%) Degree
17 34 (22.37%) New Relic
17 34 (22.37%) Splunk
18 33 (21.71%) Terraform

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 14 (9.21%) IIS
2 11 (7.24%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.32%) SAS
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 48 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (30.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (21.71%) Datadog
4 4 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.63%) Office 365
4 4 (2.63%) PaaS
5 3 (1.97%) IaaS
5 3 (1.97%) SaaS
6 2 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.32%) G Suite
6 2 (1.32%) Serverless
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.66%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.66%) GitHub
7 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.66%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.37%) DHCP
2 33 (21.71%) DNS
3 14 (9.21%) NetScaler
4 13 (8.55%) SAN
5 9 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (4.61%) 3G
7 6 (3.95%) Firewall
7 6 (3.95%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.63%) HTTP
8 4 (2.63%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.63%) NAS
8 4 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.63%) WAN
9 3 (1.97%) LAN
10 2 (1.32%) SSL
10 2 (1.32%) VPN
11 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.66%) FTP
11 1 (0.66%) Internet
11 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.97%) DB2
6 2 (1.32%) Big Data
6 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) DataStage
7 1 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.66%) MySQL
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (23.03%) Jenkins
2 29 (19.08%) TeamCity
3 10 (6.58%) SpecFlow
4 9 (5.92%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.95%) GitLab
6 5 (3.29%) PVCS
7 4 (2.63%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.97%) Subversion
9 2 (1.32%) JIRA
10 1 (0.66%) Maven
10 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (3.95%) Banking
2 5 (3.29%) Finance
3 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (12.50%) Developer
3 15 (9.87%) Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) C# Developer
5 11 (7.24%) Citrix Engineer
5 11 (7.24%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 8 (5.26%) Junior
7 8 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (4.61%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (3.95%) Junior DevOps
9 6 (3.95%) Junior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.68%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (9.87%) .NET
3 13 (8.55%) ASP.NET
4 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (6.58%) XML
5 9 (5.92%) HTML
6 8 (5.26%) Middleware
7 7 (4.61%) JSON
8 5 (3.29%) CSS
9 4 (2.63%) HTML5
9 4 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.63%) Web Services
10 2 (1.32%) J2EE
10 2 (1.32%) SOAP
11 1 (0.66%) Angular 2
11 1 (0.66%) jQuery
11 1 (0.66%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (0.66%) RESTful
11 1 (0.66%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.92%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.21%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.58%) PKI
5 9 (5.92%) Clustering
6 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.61%) Fat Client
7 7 (4.61%) Thin Client
8 5 (3.29%) User Experience
9 3 (1.97%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.32%) Handset
10 2 (1.32%) NHS
10 2 (1.32%) Social Media
11 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.66%) CMDB
11 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.66%) iPad
11 1 (0.66%) iPhone
11 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.66%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 70 (46.05%) Linux
2 55 (36.18%) Windows Server
3 32 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (9.21%) Windows 10
6 12 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.92%) Android
7 9 (5.92%) Apple iOS
8 8 (5.26%) AIX
8 8 (5.26%) Unix
8 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (4.61%) CentOS
9 7 (4.61%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.61%) Windows Phone
10 6 (3.95%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (2.63%) Debian
12 3 (1.97%) MVS
12 3 (1.97%) VME
12 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.89%) DevOps
2 44 (28.95%) Open Source
3 41 (26.97%) Configuration Management
4 40 (26.32%) High Availability
5 38 (25.00%) BDD
6 34 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (19.08%) Test Automation
8 25 (16.45%) ITIL
9 22 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (8.55%) Business Continuity
13 12 (7.89%) Service Delivery
14 11 (7.24%) TDD
15 10 (6.58%) Decision-Making
15 10 (6.58%) MVC
15 10 (6.58%) Scrum
16 9 (5.92%) Project Management
17 8 (5.26%) Software Delivery
18 7 (4.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 38 (25.00%) Python
3 36 (23.68%) Bash Shell
4 35 (23.03%) C++
5 32 (21.05%) C
6 31 (20.39%) Java
6 31 (20.39%) Perl
6 31 (20.39%) Ruby
7 30 (19.74%) SQL
8 22 (14.47%) C#
9 15 (9.87%) JavaScript
10 10 (6.58%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.66%) Groovy
12 1 (0.66%) Jython
12 1 (0.66%) PHP
12 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.66%) VB
12 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 62 (40.79%) Security Cleared
2 50 (32.89%) SC Cleared
3 34 (22.37%) Degree
4 13 (8.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (6.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (3.95%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.32%) CCNA
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.32%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.66%) CCNP
9 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.66%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 31 (20.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (19.74%) Docker
4 24 (15.79%) XenApp
5 21 (13.82%) vSphere
6 17 (11.18%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.92%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.66%) Firmware
12 1 (0.66%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (37.50%) Puppet
2 50 (32.89%) Ansible
3 37 (24.34%) Nagios
4 33 (21.71%) Terraform
5 30 (19.74%) Kubernetes
6 29 (19.08%) Packer
7 19 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (9.21%) SCCM
9 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (4.61%) AirWatch
10 7 (4.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (3.95%) SAP Afaria
11 6 (3.95%) vCenter Server
11 6 (3.95%) XenMobile
12 5 (3.29%) vMotion
13 4 (2.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 4 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (1.97%) SCOM
14 3 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 2 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 49 (32.24%) Microsoft
2 36 (23.68%) VMware
3 34 (22.37%) New Relic
3 34 (22.37%) Splunk
4 33 (21.71%) Citrix
5 30 (19.74%) HP
6 23 (15.13%) Ivanti
7 20 (13.16%) SAP
8 13 (8.55%) Red Hat
9 12 (7.89%) McAfee
10 11 (7.24%) Apple
11 8 (5.26%) Oracle
12 7 (4.61%) Google
12 7 (4.61%) ThinPrint
13 6 (3.95%) EMC
14 4 (2.63%) 3PAR
14 4 (2.63%) BMC
14 4 (2.63%) Symantec
15 3 (1.97%) Cisco
15 3 (1.97%) IBM