Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 113 172 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.31% 19.84% 27.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.02% 55.31% 60.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 128 456
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £378 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.15% +1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £242 £177 £206
90th Percentile £533 £450 £453
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £383 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +17.69% +1.56% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 74
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.86% -50.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.14 £13.83
90th Percentile £35.90 £45.66 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.75 £12.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -4.08% -56.25% +30.23%

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 251 311 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.56% 35.87% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 238 729
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £257 £224 £218
90th Percentile £550 £539 £478
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 76
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -50.00% +4.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.14 £14.88
90th Percentile £39.00 £45.66 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% -53.57% +7.69%

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 21 November 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 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 53 (46.90%) Linux
2 44 (38.94%) Puppet
3 40 (35.40%) DevOps
4 39 (34.51%) Active Directory
5 35 (30.97%) Amazon AWS
5 35 (30.97%) Ansible
6 33 (29.20%) Windows Server
6 33 (29.20%) Microsoft
7 32 (28.32%) Configuration Management
7 32 (28.32%) Security Cleared
8 31 (27.43%) Jenkins
9 30 (26.55%) Test Automation
9 30 (26.55%) Open Source
10 28 (24.78%) Python
11 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (23.89%) Docker
12 26 (23.01%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (23.01%) SC Cleared
13 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 25 (22.12%) SQL
14 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
14 24 (21.24%) Nagios
15 23 (20.35%) Perl
16 22 (19.47%) ITIL
16 22 (19.47%) VMware
16 22 (19.47%) Ruby
16 22 (19.47%) Elastic Stack
16 22 (19.47%) Data Centre
17 21 (18.58%) Oracle
18 19 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure

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 13 (11.50%) Confluence
1 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.65%) Apache
3 3 (2.65%) JBoss
3 3 (2.65%) nginx
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.97%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.62%) Datadog
4 7 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.54%) Office 365
6 3 (2.65%) GitHub
6 3 (2.65%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.65%) IaaS
6 3 (2.65%) PaaS
6 3 (2.65%) SaaS
7 2 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.77%) Serverless
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) Firewall
2 13 (11.50%) DHCP
3 12 (10.62%) DNS
4 9 (7.96%) HTTP
5 7 (6.19%) SAN
5 7 (6.19%) VLAN
6 6 (5.31%) HTTPS
6 6 (5.31%) iSCSI
6 6 (5.31%) NAS
7 4 (3.54%) LAN
7 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.65%) 3G
8 3 (2.65%) SSL
8 3 (2.65%) WAN
8 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.77%) Wireless
10 1 (0.88%) FTP
10 1 (0.88%) Internet
10 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.73%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (7.08%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) DB2
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (27.43%) Jenkins
2 17 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.39%) JIRA
3 14 (12.39%) TeamCity
4 10 (8.85%) Maven
4 10 (8.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (7.08%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.08%) Gatling
5 8 (7.08%) Selenium
6 6 (5.31%) GitLab
7 4 (3.54%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.65%) Ant
8 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.65%) Grunt
8 3 (2.65%) gulp
8 3 (2.65%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.65%) JUnit
8 3 (2.65%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.65%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (0.88%) Military
1 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (8.85%) Analyst
3 9 (7.96%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (7.96%) Administrator
4 8 (7.08%) Desktop Support
4 8 (7.08%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (7.08%) Windows Administrator
5 7 (6.19%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (6.19%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.42%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (4.42%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (4.42%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.47%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (8.85%) YAML
3 9 (7.96%) Middleware
4 8 (7.08%) XML
5 7 (6.19%) HTML
6 4 (3.54%) J2EE
6 4 (3.54%) JSON
7 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.65%) CSS
7 3 (2.65%) EJB
7 3 (2.65%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.65%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.65%) HTML5
7 3 (2.65%) J2SE
7 3 (2.65%) Java EE
7 3 (2.65%) jQuery
7 3 (2.65%) Node.js
7 3 (2.65%) Play Framework
7 3 (2.65%) REST
7 3 (2.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.62%) User Experience
3 10 (8.85%) Clustering
4 9 (7.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.54%) PKI
7 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.65%) NHS
7 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.77%) Handset
9 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.88%) iPad
9 1 (0.88%) iPhone
9 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (46.90%) Linux
2 33 (29.20%) Windows Server
3 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (13.27%) Windows 10
5 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (10.62%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (7.96%) Unix
9 6 (5.31%) Android
9 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
10 5 (4.42%) Windows Phone
11 4 (3.54%) CentOS
11 4 (3.54%) Debian
11 4 (3.54%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.77%) AIX
14 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.40%) DevOps
2 32 (28.32%) Configuration Management
3 30 (26.55%) Open Source
3 30 (26.55%) Test Automation
4 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (23.01%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (19.47%) ITIL
7 19 (16.81%) High Availability
8 18 (15.93%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (12.39%) BDD
9 14 (12.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 10 (8.85%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (8.85%) Scrum
10 10 (8.85%) SOA
11 9 (7.96%) Change Management
11 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Management
11 9 (7.96%) Kanban
11 9 (7.96%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.78%) Python
2 25 (22.12%) SQL
3 23 (20.35%) Perl
4 22 (19.47%) Ruby
5 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
6 16 (14.16%) PowerShell
7 15 (13.27%) C++
8 14 (12.39%) Bash Shell
9 13 (11.50%) Java
10 12 (10.62%) C
11 9 (7.96%) C#
12 8 (7.08%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.65%) Groovy
13 3 (2.65%) Haskell
13 3 (2.65%) Scala
14 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (28.32%) Security Cleared
2 26 (23.01%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.96%) Degree
4 7 (6.19%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.54%) ISEB
5 4 (3.54%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CCNA
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (34.51%) Active Directory
2 27 (23.89%) Docker
3 19 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.73%) XenApp
5 8 (7.08%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.19%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (5.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.42%) vSphere
9 3 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (38.94%) Puppet
2 35 (30.97%) Ansible
3 24 (21.24%) Nagios
4 18 (15.93%) SCCM
4 18 (15.93%) Terraform
5 15 (13.27%) Kubernetes
6 14 (12.39%) Packer
7 11 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (8.85%) ZABBIX
9 9 (7.96%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (6.19%) SCOM
10 7 (6.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (6.19%) vCenter Server
11 6 (5.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 5 (4.42%) AirWatch
12 5 (4.42%) vMotion
13 4 (3.54%) SAP Afaria
13 4 (3.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (3.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (29.20%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.47%) VMware
3 21 (18.58%) Oracle
4 16 (14.16%) HP
5 13 (11.50%) New Relic
5 13 (11.50%) Splunk
6 11 (9.73%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.85%) Citrix
7 10 (8.85%) EMC
8 9 (7.96%) Riverbed
9 8 (7.08%) 3PAR
9 8 (7.08%) Apple
9 8 (7.08%) BMC
9 8 (7.08%) Ivanti
10 7 (6.19%) Google
11 6 (5.31%) McAfee
11 6 (5.31%) SAP
12 3 (2.65%) Adobe
12 3 (2.65%) Forcepoint
12 3 (2.65%) webMethods