Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 103 157 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.15% 17.12% 24.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.13% 54.90% 60.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 111 333
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £381 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -4.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £128 £155 £250
90th Percentile £533 £492 £476
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +19.23% -2.99% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 52
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.62% -51.01% +28.36%
10th Percentile £9.26 £8.42 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £49.33 £40.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -1.92% -46.94% +37.87%

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 214 286 746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.16% 31.19% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 199 535
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £156 £213 £254
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 53
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £26.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.77% -51.08% -1.57%
10th Percentile £8.89 £8.42 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £49.33 £42.40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.14 £13.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +16.42% -50.94% -0.93%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 45 (43.69%) Active Directory
2 38 (36.89%) Linux
3 35 (33.98%) Microsoft
4 31 (30.10%) Windows Server
5 30 (29.13%) Windows 7
6 28 (27.18%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (25.24%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (25.24%) Puppet
8 25 (24.27%) Windows 10
9 24 (23.30%) Oracle
10 23 (22.33%) Security Cleared
11 22 (21.36%) Test Automation
11 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (21.36%) DevOps
12 21 (20.39%) Docker
13 20 (19.42%) Office 365
13 20 (19.42%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
13 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
13 20 (19.42%) Perl
13 20 (19.42%) Firewall
14 19 (18.45%) Configuration Management
14 19 (18.45%) ITIL
14 19 (18.45%) JIRA
14 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
15 18 (17.48%) Python
15 18 (17.48%) VMware
16 17 (16.50%) SQL
16 17 (16.50%) Ruby
16 17 (16.50%) Git (software)

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 17 (16.50%) Confluence
2 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.88%) Apache
4 4 (3.88%) JBoss
4 4 (3.88%) nginx
4 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.88%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.97%) SAS
6 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.24%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (19.42%) Office 365
3 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (10.68%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.88%) GitHub
5 4 (3.88%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.91%) IaaS
6 3 (2.91%) Serverless
7 2 (1.94%) Datadog
7 2 (1.94%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.94%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.94%) PaaS
7 2 (1.94%) SaaS
8 1 (0.97%) Akamai
8 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.42%) Firewall
2 10 (9.71%) HTTP
3 9 (8.74%) Skype
3 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.77%) VLAN
5 7 (6.80%) DHCP
5 7 (6.80%) DNS
5 7 (6.80%) NAS
5 7 (6.80%) SAN
6 6 (5.83%) HTTPS
6 6 (5.83%) iSCSI
6 6 (5.83%) WAN
7 4 (3.88%) SSL
7 4 (3.88%) VPN
8 3 (2.91%) LAN
8 3 (2.91%) Network Security
9 1 (0.97%) BGP
9 1 (0.97%) OSPF
9 1 (0.97%) VoIP
9 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.97%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.97%) Big Data
6 1 (0.97%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
6 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.97%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
1 19 (18.45%) JIRA
2 17 (16.50%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (11.65%) Maven
5 9 (8.74%) Cucumber
5 9 (8.74%) Gatling
5 9 (8.74%) Selenium
6 8 (7.77%) GitLab
7 5 (4.85%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.88%) Ant
8 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.88%) Grunt
8 4 (3.88%) gulp
8 4 (3.88%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.88%) JUnit
8 4 (3.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (3.88%) Sublime Text
9 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (0.97%) Electronics
1 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (14.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (11.65%) Analyst
3 10 (9.71%) Deployment Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Administrator
5 8 (7.77%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Windows Administrator
6 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.80%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (4.85%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (11.65%) YAML
3 9 (8.74%) XML
4 7 (6.80%) Middleware
5 5 (4.85%) JSON
5 5 (4.85%) SOAP
6 4 (3.88%) CSS
6 4 (3.88%) EJB
6 4 (3.88%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.88%) HTML
6 4 (3.88%) HTML5
6 4 (3.88%) J2EE
6 4 (3.88%) J2SE
6 4 (3.88%) jQuery
6 4 (3.88%) Node.js
6 4 (3.88%) Play Framework
6 4 (3.88%) REST
6 4 (3.88%) Servlets
6 4 (3.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) User Experience
2 13 (12.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (9.71%) Clustering
4 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.94%) Handset
6 2 (1.94%) NHS
6 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.97%) PKI
7 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.89%) Linux
2 31 (30.10%) Windows Server
3 30 (29.13%) Windows 7
4 25 (24.27%) Windows 10
5 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.68%) Android
6 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (9.71%) Apple iOS
7 10 (9.71%) Unix
7 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.36%) DevOps
2 22 (21.36%) Test Automation
3 20 (19.42%) Performance Monitoring
4 19 (18.45%) Configuration Management
4 19 (18.45%) ITIL
5 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (11.65%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 12 (11.65%) Change Management
6 12 (11.65%) Deployment Automation
6 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (11.65%) Kanban
6 12 (11.65%) Open Source
6 12 (11.65%) Release Automation
6 12 (11.65%) Scrum
6 12 (11.65%) SOA
7 10 (9.71%) Task Automation
8 9 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) Perl
2 18 (17.48%) Python
3 17 (16.50%) Ruby
3 17 (16.50%) SQL
4 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.68%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.83%) Java
7 4 (3.88%) C
7 4 (3.88%) C#
7 4 (3.88%) C++
7 4 (3.88%) Groovy
7 4 (3.88%) Haskell
7 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.88%) Scala
8 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (22.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) ISEB
4 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.91%) CCNA
5 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.91%) MCSA
5 3 (2.91%) MCSE
6 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 45 (43.69%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.39%) Docker
3 14 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.80%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (6.80%) XenApp
4 7 (6.80%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.94%) vSphere
8 1 (0.97%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.97%) HDFS
8 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (25.24%) Puppet
2 16 (15.53%) Ansible
3 14 (13.59%) Nagios
3 14 (13.59%) SCCM
4 12 (11.65%) Docker Swarm
4 12 (11.65%) ZABBIX
5 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (6.80%) SCOM
6 7 (6.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (6.80%) vCenter Server
7 6 (5.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 5 (4.85%) Kubernetes
8 5 (4.85%) vMotion
9 4 (3.88%) AirWatch
9 4 (3.88%) Grafana
9 4 (3.88%) Kibana
10 3 (2.91%) Terraform
11 2 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.94%) Packer
12 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (33.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.30%) Oracle
3 18 (17.48%) VMware
4 13 (12.62%) HP
5 12 (11.65%) Riverbed
6 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
7 9 (8.74%) EMC
8 8 (7.77%) BMC
9 7 (6.80%) 3PAR
9 7 (6.80%) Google
10 4 (3.88%) Adobe
10 4 (3.88%) webMethods
11 3 (2.91%) Apple
11 3 (2.91%) Cisco
11 3 (2.91%) Ivanti
12 2 (1.94%) Amdocs
12 2 (1.94%) Citrix
12 2 (1.94%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.94%) McAfee
12 2 (1.94%) Splunk