Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 July 2017 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 175 589 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.52% 26.44% 11.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.38% 63.74% 42.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 381 63
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.85% +35.42%
10th Percentile £178 £205 £116
90th Percentile £488 £369 £568
North East median daily rate £340 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 57 30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £14.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +95.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £9.02 £13.68 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.60 £36.50 £33.33
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £28.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -51.79% +73.27% +15.43%

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 305 924 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 32.28% 41.47% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 602 186
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £285 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -18.57% +34.62%
10th Percentile £230 £209 £200
90th Percentile £500 £430 £503
North East median daily rate £350 £290 £350
% change year-on-year +20.69% -17.14% +33.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 59 33
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +107.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £9.02 £13.90 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.60 £36.50 £32.65
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £28.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -51.79% +73.27% +15.43%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Tyne and Wear

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 171 £350 +25.00% 6
Gateshead 0 2 £350 - 4
Sunderland 0 1 £350 +254.43% 1
Windows
North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 84 (48.00%) Linux
1 84 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 80 (45.71%) Security Cleared
3 77 (44.00%) Windows Server
4 60 (34.29%) SC Cleared
5 55 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 55 (31.43%) Oracle
6 51 (29.14%) Unix
7 49 (28.00%) WebLogic
8 48 (27.43%) HP
9 47 (26.86%) Red Hat
9 47 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 44 (25.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (21.14%) ITIL
11 37 (21.14%) DNS
11 37 (21.14%) DevOps
12 36 (20.57%) Cisco
12 36 (20.57%) SQL
13 35 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 34 (19.43%) PowerShell
15 32 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (17.71%) Solaris
16 31 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 30 (17.14%) TIBCO
17 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (16.57%) Ansible
18 29 (16.57%) Migration
18 29 (16.57%) BusinessObjects
19 27 (15.43%) AIX
19 27 (15.43%) Git (software)

Windows
Co-occurring 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 49 (28.00%) WebLogic
2 25 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 23 (13.14%) MS Exchange
4 18 (10.29%) Confluence
5 15 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (8.57%) JBoss
6 13 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (5.71%) Skype for Business
8 6 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.43%) MQSeries
8 6 (3.43%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (3.43%) OpenStack
8 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.86%) Apache
9 5 (2.86%) iPlanet
9 5 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.71%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 47 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (10.29%) Office 365
3 18 (10.29%) Trello
4 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.14%) DNS
2 24 (13.71%) SAN
3 22 (12.57%) DHCP
4 20 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 18 (10.29%) Fibre Channel
5 18 (10.29%) LDAP
6 17 (9.71%) Firewall
7 14 (8.00%) WAN
8 12 (6.86%) OpenLDAP
8 12 (6.86%) SSH
9 11 (6.29%) LAN
10 8 (4.57%) Skype
11 6 (3.43%) NAS
12 4 (2.29%) VLAN
13 3 (1.71%) FCoE
13 3 (1.71%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.71%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.71%) SMS
14 2 (1.14%) HTTP
14 2 (1.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.57%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (9.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.86%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.43%) BODI
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.86%) GIS
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.14%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.57%) MS Access
8 1 (0.57%) MySQL
8 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Redis
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (15.43%) Git (software)
1 27 (15.43%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 19 (10.86%) GitLab
4 18 (10.29%) JIRA
5 6 (3.43%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (3.43%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.71%) MSI
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.14%) Toad
8 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (3.43%) Military
2 5 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 21 (12.00%) Architect
4 18 (10.29%) Backup Engineer
5 13 (7.43%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (6.29%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 11 (6.29%) Storage Engineer
7 10 (5.71%) Analyst
7 10 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
7 10 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
8 9 (5.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (4.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (4.57%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.71%) Software Packaging
2 6 (3.43%) J2EE
3 5 (2.86%) .NET
3 5 (2.86%) HTML
4 4 (2.29%) CSS
5 3 (1.71%) Java EE
5 3 (1.71%) SignalR
6 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.14%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.14%) HTML5
6 2 (1.14%) jQuery
6 2 (1.14%) REST
6 2 (1.14%) Sass
6 2 (1.14%) Web Services
7 1 (0.57%) Ajax
7 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.57%) Node.js
7 1 (0.57%) WPF
7 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.14%) Data Centre
3 14 (8.00%) Replication
4 12 (6.86%) Private Cloud
5 8 (4.57%) Clustering
6 7 (4.00%) HP Storage
7 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.86%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.57%) AS400
11 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 84 (48.00%) Linux
2 77 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 51 (29.14%) Unix
4 44 (25.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (17.71%) Solaris
6 31 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (15.43%) AIX
8 23 (13.14%) Windows 7
9 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (9.71%) Windows XP
11 15 (8.57%) Windows 10
12 11 (6.29%) HPUX
13 6 (3.43%) SUSE
14 3 (1.71%) Windows 8
15 2 (1.14%) Android
15 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.14%) DevOps
1 37 (21.14%) ITIL
2 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.57%) Migration
4 25 (14.29%) Change Control
5 23 (13.14%) Open Source
6 22 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (11.43%) Configuration Management
8 12 (6.86%) Quality Management
8 12 (6.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 11 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (6.29%) Proactive Monitoring
10 10 (5.71%) Network Design
11 9 (5.14%) Office Automation
11 9 (5.14%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (4.57%) High Availability
12 8 (4.57%) Incident Management
12 8 (4.57%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (4.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.57%) SQL
2 34 (19.43%) PowerShell
3 16 (9.14%) Perl
4 15 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 12 (6.86%) Korn
6 10 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.00%) C#
7 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.43%) VB
9 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.71%) C-shell
10 2 (1.14%) REXX
10 2 (1.14%) Tcl
11 1 (0.57%) C
11 1 (0.57%) Java
11 1 (0.57%) Scala
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 60 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.86%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.29%) MCSE
6 8 (4.57%) Degree
7 7 (4.00%) MCSA
8 5 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.14%) ECDL
11 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.86%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.86%) NFS
4 6 (3.43%) KVM
4 6 (3.43%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.29%) XenApp
6 3 (1.71%) Samba
7 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.14%) XenServer
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (16.57%) Ansible
2 23 (13.14%) Dollar Universe
3 20 (11.43%) SCCM
4 18 (10.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 18 (10.29%) HP Data Protector
4 18 (10.29%) NetBackup
5 14 (8.00%) Backup Exec
6 12 (6.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (6.29%) HP SiteScope
7 11 (6.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (5.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (3.43%) OpenView
10 4 (2.29%) Netcool
11 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (1.14%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (31.43%) Microsoft
1 55 (31.43%) Oracle
2 48 (27.43%) HP
3 47 (26.86%) Red Hat
4 36 (20.57%) Cisco
5 30 (17.14%) TIBCO
6 24 (13.71%) VMware
7 18 (10.29%) Atlassian
7 18 (10.29%) Brocade
7 18 (10.29%) EMC
7 18 (10.29%) Symantec
7 18 (10.29%) Veritas
8 13 (7.43%) IBM
9 12 (6.86%) Veeam
10 11 (6.29%) Citrix
10 11 (6.29%) F5
11 6 (3.43%) Cognos
11 6 (3.43%) Opsware
11 6 (3.43%) PlateSpin
11 6 (3.43%) Sun
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