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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 34 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.84% 8.27% 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 55.00% 49.28% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
20 69 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.15% 16.79% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 49 4
Average daily rate £370 £261 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.62% -12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £197 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £377 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +23.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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
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 27 March 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 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) ITIL
3 22 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 18 (56.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 18 (56.25%) VMware
6 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
9 13 (40.63%) DNS
10 12 (37.50%) HP
11 11 (34.38%) DHCP
12 10 (31.25%) Clustering
12 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
13 9 (28.13%) UNIX
14 8 (25.00%) SQL
14 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
14 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 7 (21.88%) Change Management
15 7 (21.88%) SAN
15 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
15 7 (21.88%) Solaris
16 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
16 6 (18.75%) CA
16 6 (18.75%) ISO 9001
16 6 (18.75%) Service Management
16 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
16 6 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
16 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 3 (9.38%) Apache
5 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
6 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) DHCP
3 7 (21.88%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) SSH
5 2 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) DTS
General
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Report Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Deployment Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (28.13%) UNIX
4 7 (21.88%) Solaris
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) Korn
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (56.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (9.38%) HP SIM
2 3 (9.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (56.25%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) CA
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) Lotus
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco