Period
to 26 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 17 2
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 101 100 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.07% 10.80% 17.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.64% 46.51% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 71 131
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £375 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +21.36% -9.12%
10th Percentile £134 £128 £165
90th Percentile £490 £534 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £375 £309
% change year-on-year -9.33% +21.36% -9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 19
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £16.20 £11.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.87% -9.62% -50.94%
10th Percentile £11.60 £9.26 £8.38
90th Percentile £56.50 £45.00 £38.80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £14.78 £12.75
% change year-on-year +25.17% +15.92% -43.33%

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 212 215 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.53% 23.22% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 152 217
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £151 £157 £216
90th Percentile £524 £538 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £400 £361
% change year-on-year - +10.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 19
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £16.20 £12.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.24% -5.77% -50.94%
10th Percentile £11.60 £8.89 £8.38
90th Percentile £56.50 £45.00 £38.80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £15.68 £12.75
% change year-on-year +18.02% +22.94% -43.33%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 49 (48.51%) Microsoft
2 47 (46.53%) Windows Server
3 42 (41.58%) Active Directory
4 37 (36.63%) SC Cleared
4 37 (36.63%) Security Cleared
5 36 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (32.67%) Windows 10
7 25 (24.75%) PowerShell
7 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (24.75%) Office 365
8 24 (23.76%) Azure
9 23 (22.77%) SCCM
10 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (17.82%) Public Sector
12 16 (15.84%) ITIL
12 16 (15.84%) OneDrive
13 15 (14.85%) Trend Micro
13 15 (14.85%) SharePoint Server
13 15 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (14.85%) SharePoint
13 15 (14.85%) Workflow Management
13 15 (14.85%) Workflow
13 15 (14.85%) Power Platform
13 15 (14.85%) PowerApps
13 15 (14.85%) Power BI
14 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (11.88%) Cisco
15 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (11.88%) VMware
16 11 (10.89%) Linux

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 15 (14.85%) SharePoint
1 15 (14.85%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.95%) Confluence
4 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.75%) Office 365
2 24 (23.76%) Azure
3 16 (15.84%) OneDrive
4 15 (14.85%) Power Platform
4 15 (14.85%) PowerApps
5 11 (10.89%) IaaS
5 11 (10.89%) PaaS
5 11 (10.89%) SaaS
6 10 (9.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (6.93%) AWS
8 4 (3.96%) GitHub
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.98%) Serverless
9 2 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) SAN
2 6 (5.94%) Firewall
2 6 (5.94%) HTTPS
2 6 (5.94%) SSL
3 5 (4.95%) DHCP
3 5 (4.95%) DNS
3 5 (4.95%) VPN
4 4 (3.96%) HTTP
4 4 (3.96%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.99%) LAN
5 1 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.99%) Skype
5 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.99%) WebEx
5 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) Power BI
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.95%) JIRA
2 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.96%) Gatling
2 4 (3.96%) MSI
2 4 (3.96%) Selenium
3 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.99%) Maven
4 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (17.82%) Public Sector
2 8 (7.92%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Automotive
3 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) Analyst
2 11 (10.89%) Desktop Support
3 10 (9.90%) Support Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Architect
6 6 (5.94%) Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) IT Support
6 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) SharePoint Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) QA Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) XML
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) Node.js
3 1 (0.99%) Flash
3 1 (0.99%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Clustering
1 7 (6.93%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.96%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.96%) NHS
3 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.99%) CAN bus
4 1 (0.99%) iPad
4 1 (0.99%) iPhone
4 1 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (0.99%) PDA
4 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (46.53%) Windows Server
2 33 (32.67%) Windows 10
3 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.89%) Linux
6 9 (8.91%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.95%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.96%) Unix
9 3 (2.97%) Android
9 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.98%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.98%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) ITIL
3 15 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (14.85%) Workflow
3 15 (14.85%) Workflow Management
4 11 (10.89%) Project Delivery
5 10 (9.90%) Incident Management
5 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (8.91%) Migration
7 8 (7.92%) Application Rationalisation
8 7 (6.93%) DevOps
8 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.94%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (4.95%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.95%) IT Governance
11 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.96%) Open Source
11 4 (3.96%) Test Automation
11 4 (3.96%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.96%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.89%) SQL
3 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.96%) REXX
3 4 (3.96%) Tcl
3 4 (3.96%) VB
4 3 (2.97%) Python
5 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.98%) C
6 1 (0.99%) C#
6 1 (0.99%) Perl
6 1 (0.99%) Ruby
6 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (36.63%) SC Cleared
1 37 (36.63%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.92%) CTC Cleared
4 7 (6.93%) Degree
5 4 (3.96%) ISEB
5 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.98%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.99%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.99%) MISRA
3 1 (0.99%) MISRA C
System Software
1 42 (41.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.93%) Docker
3 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.98%) Firmware
6 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (22.77%) SCCM
2 11 (10.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (7.92%) SCOM
3 8 (7.92%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (5.94%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.99%) Ansible
6 1 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.99%) Puppet
6 1 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (48.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.85%) Trend Micro
3 12 (11.88%) Cisco
3 12 (11.88%) VMware
4 6 (5.94%) Citrix
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle
5 5 (4.95%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.95%) Symantec
6 4 (3.96%) EMC
7 3 (2.97%) Fujitsu
7 3 (2.97%) HP
8 2 (1.98%) Adobe
8 2 (1.98%) Google
8 2 (1.98%) Remedy
9 1 (0.99%) Bomgar
9 1 (0.99%) Peregrine
9 1 (0.99%) Samsung