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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.33% 3.47% 2.24%
As % of the System Software category 70.59% 35.29% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £260
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 - £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.81 £12.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.76% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £10.54 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £11.70 £13.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%
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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
34 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.97% 9.83% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 18
Average daily rate £263 £350 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +44.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £273 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.81 £12.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.76% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £10.54 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £11.70 £13.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) Linux
5 13 (31.71%) UNIX
5 13 (31.71%) DNS
5 13 (31.71%) Windows XP
6 12 (29.27%) SQL
7 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle
8 10 (24.39%) WebLogic
8 10 (24.39%) Firewall
9 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) Perl
9 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
10 8 (19.51%) ITIL
10 8 (19.51%) JBoss
11 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
11 7 (17.07%) LDAP
11 7 (17.07%) NFS
11 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
11 7 (17.07%) Korn
11 7 (17.07%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (17.07%) Service Management
11 7 (17.07%) SSH
12 6 (14.63%) HP
12 6 (14.63%) DHCP
12 6 (14.63%) Cisco
13 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (24.39%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) DNS
2 10 (24.39%) Firewall
3 7 (17.07%) SSH
3 7 (17.07%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (17.07%) LDAP
4 6 (14.63%) DHCP
5 2 (4.88%) MPLS
5 2 (4.88%) DSL
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) IDOL
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Military
2 1 (2.44%) German Language
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) UNIX Support
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Linux Support
4 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Support Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Server Support
5 3 (7.32%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Java EE
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Celerra
2 1 (2.44%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Linux
3 13 (31.71%) Windows XP
3 13 (31.71%) UNIX
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Service Management
3 3 (7.32%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) SOA
4 2 (4.88%) B2B
4 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.44%) Change Control
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.44%) ERP
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) Information Security Management
5 1 (2.44%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Perl
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.07%) Korn
4 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) NFS
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (7.32%) OpenView
3 2 (4.88%) Netcool
3 2 (4.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
4 8 (19.51%) JBoss
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco
5 6 (14.63%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) CA
6 5 (12.20%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) Veritas
8 1 (2.44%) Lotus
8 1 (2.44%) Axway
8 1 (2.44%) Draytek
8 1 (2.44%) Informatica
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.44%) Siebel