The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.59% 12.08% 4.55%
As % of the System Software category 61.29% 65.79% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 1
Average daily rate
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£319 £245 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.10% +104.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

System Software Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.12% 18.36% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 2
Average daily rate £325 £275 £204
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +34.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £343 £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.82 £18.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.22% +56.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 38 (71.70%) ITIL
3 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
4 31 (58.49%) Security Cleared
5 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (41.51%) SQL
7 21 (39.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 20 (37.74%) VMware
8 20 (37.74%) Clustering
9 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (33.96%) DV Cleared
10 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
11 17 (32.08%) DNS
11 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
11 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (30.19%) Service Management
13 15 (28.30%) HP
14 12 (22.64%) UNIX
14 12 (22.64%) DHCP
15 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
16 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
16 9 (16.98%) Oracle
16 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
16 9 (16.98%) Change Management
16 9 (16.98%) MIIS
16 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
16 9 (16.98%) Knowledge Management
17 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
18 7 (13.21%) Citrix
18 7 (13.21%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.32%) IBM Notes
4 5 (9.43%) JBoss
4 5 (9.43%) IIS
4 5 (9.43%) Apache
5 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) DHCP
3 7 (13.21%) SAN
4 6 (11.32%) Firewall
5 4 (7.55%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (7.55%) LDAP
6 2 (3.77%) SSH
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (1.89%) LAN
7 1 (1.89%) WAN
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
1 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Wintel Support
5 4 (7.55%) Server Support
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Report Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Replication
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (22.64%) UNIX
5 7 (13.21%) Solaris
5 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.43%) Linux
6 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) VME
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) Service Management
3 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.98%) Change Management
3 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
3 9 (16.98%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity
4 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) BCP
9 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) C
5 2 (3.77%) Korn
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) DV Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) NFS
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (16.98%) MIIS
3 5 (9.43%) OpenView
3 5 (9.43%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.89%) Netcool
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) VMware
3 15 (28.30%) HP
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle
5 7 (13.21%) Citrix
6 6 (11.32%) CA
6 6 (11.32%) Lotus
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp
9 1 (1.89%) Draytek
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
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