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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 235 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.94% 6.33% 8.18%
As % of the System Software category 59.49% 53.85% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 14 18
Median daily rate £275 £264 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% +17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 10 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.90 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.54 £28.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
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
395 78 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.83% 11.76% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 41 31
Median daily rate £270 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 14 5
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.61 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.48% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £12.18 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 310 (91.18%) Windows
2 247 (72.65%) Microsoft
3 219 (64.41%) DNS
4 214 (62.94%) DHCP
5 196 (57.65%) Security Cleared
6 190 (55.88%) Windows Server
7 186 (54.71%) VMware
8 184 (54.12%) Citrix
9 176 (51.76%) SC Cleared
10 134 (39.41%) ITIL
11 124 (36.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 122 (35.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 122 (35.88%) XenApp
13 120 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 110 (32.35%) AppSense
15 108 (31.76%) SQL
16 104 (30.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 98 (28.82%) Degree
18 95 (27.94%) Computer Science
19 93 (27.35%) HP
20 85 (25.00%) XenServer
21 83 (24.41%) XenDesktop
22 82 (24.12%) SCCM
22 82 (24.12%) SQL Server
23 78 (22.94%) Microsoft Certification
23 78 (22.94%) Software Delivery
24 77 (22.65%) PowerShell
25 75 (22.06%) BPSS Clearance
26 74 (21.76%) MS Exchange
27 72 (21.18%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related 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 74 (21.76%) MS Exchange
2 67 (19.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (16.47%) Skype for Business
4 51 (15.00%) IIS
5 38 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (8.82%) SharePoint
7 21 (6.18%) IBM Notes
8 20 (5.88%) Apache
9 19 (5.59%) Office Communications Server
10 17 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (4.41%) OpenStack
13 11 (3.24%) JBoss
13 11 (3.24%) WebLogic
14 7 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
16 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.88%) CICS
17 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 72 (21.18%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS Project
3 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.88%) Office 365
2 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 219 (64.41%) DNS
2 214 (62.94%) DHCP
3 50 (14.71%) Firewall
4 22 (6.47%) SMS
5 21 (6.18%) 3G
5 21 (6.18%) Skype
5 21 (6.18%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (4.41%) Internet
7 14 (4.12%) Intranet
8 11 (3.24%) LDAP
8 11 (3.24%) SAN
8 11 (3.24%) SSH
9 8 (2.35%) OpenLDAP
10 7 (2.06%) Kerberos
11 6 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.76%) VPN
12 4 (1.18%) SSL
12 4 (1.18%) VoIP
13 3 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (24.12%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.76%) MySQL
7 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.88%) DB2
8 1 (0.29%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (11.76%) MSI
2 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.88%) JIRA
2 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) NMock
3 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.29%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.29%) WiX
General
1 13 (3.82%) Finance
2 10 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.59%) Advertising
4 1 (0.29%) Banking
4 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (22.94%) Support Engineer
2 30 (8.82%) Desktop Support
3 29 (8.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 27 (7.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 25 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 23 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (6.18%) Wintel Engineer
7 21 (6.18%) Wintel Support
8 18 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (5.29%) Messaging Support
9 16 (4.71%) Server Support
10 14 (4.12%) Active Directory Engineer
11 13 (3.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 12 (3.53%) Analyst
12 12 (3.53%) Security Engineer
13 11 (3.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (3.24%) Messaging Engineer
14 10 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (2.94%) Messaging Support Engineer
14 10 (2.94%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.18%) Middleware
2 3 (0.88%) .NET
2 3 (0.88%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.59%) ISPF
3 2 (0.59%) Web Services
3 2 (0.59%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.29%) CSS
4 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.29%) HTML
4 1 (0.29%) JSON
4 1 (0.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (27.94%) Computer Science
2 47 (13.82%) Management Information System
3 31 (9.12%) Clustering
4 28 (8.24%) Data Centre
5 22 (6.47%) Fat Client
5 22 (6.47%) Thin Client
6 12 (3.53%) PKI
7 11 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (3.24%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.94%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.94%) CMDB
9 9 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.65%) Replication
10 7 (2.06%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.76%) CESG
12 5 (1.47%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.18%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.88%) AS400
14 3 (0.88%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 310 (91.18%) Windows
2 190 (55.88%) Windows Server
3 122 (35.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 120 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (17.35%) Windows 7
6 40 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (6.47%) Windows XP
8 21 (6.18%) Linux
9 20 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 20 (5.88%) Unix
10 19 (5.59%) Android
11 15 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.65%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.65%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.76%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.88%) AIX
14 3 (0.88%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.59%) zOS
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (39.41%) ITIL
2 78 (22.94%) Software Delivery
3 50 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 45 (13.24%) Incident Management
4 45 (13.24%) Project Management
5 34 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 34 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 27 (7.94%) Content Management
6 27 (7.94%) Problem Management
7 25 (7.35%) High Availability
7 25 (7.35%) Migration
8 23 (6.76%) Application Packaging
8 23 (6.76%) Escalation Management
9 22 (6.47%) Configuration Management
10 20 (5.88%) ITIL V3
11 18 (5.29%) Change Control
11 18 (5.29%) Mentoring
11 18 (5.29%) Server Building
11 18 (5.29%) Software Distribution
12 17 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 108 (31.76%) SQL
2 77 (22.65%) PowerShell
3 36 (10.59%) VBScript
4 34 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 23 (6.76%) VB
6 12 (3.53%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.24%) Perl
8 8 (2.35%) Korn
9 4 (1.18%) Java
10 3 (0.88%) C#
11 2 (0.59%) COBOL
11 2 (0.59%) JCL
12 1 (0.29%) C
12 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 196 (57.65%) Security Cleared
2 176 (51.76%) SC Cleared
3 98 (28.82%) Degree
4 78 (22.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (22.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 31 (9.12%) MCSE
7 10 (2.94%) MCP
8 9 (2.65%) MCITP
8 9 (2.65%) MCTS
9 7 (2.06%) MCSA
10 6 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.47%) CISSP
12 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.29%) CCNA
13 1 (0.29%) CCNP
13 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.29%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (20.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 23 (6.76%) SLA
3 5 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 124 (36.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 122 (35.88%) XenApp
3 104 (30.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 85 (25.00%) XenServer
5 83 (24.41%) XenDesktop
6 50 (14.71%) Hyper-V
7 25 (7.35%) Terminal Services
8 23 (6.76%) vSphere
9 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (2.35%) DFS Replication
11 7 (2.06%) NFS
12 5 (1.47%) Brightmail
13 3 (0.88%) Docker
14 2 (0.59%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.29%) Firmware
15 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 82 (24.12%) SCCM
2 58 (17.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 35 (10.29%) XenMobile
4 32 (9.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 31 (9.12%) Microsoft Clustering
6 29 (8.53%) EdgeSight
6 29 (8.53%) SafeCom
7 21 (6.18%) OpenView
7 21 (6.18%) Perfmon
8 15 (4.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 14 (4.12%) HP SIM
10 7 (2.06%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.88%) Puppet
11 3 (0.88%) SAP Afaria
12 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.59%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 247 (72.65%) Microsoft
2 186 (54.71%) VMware
3 184 (54.12%) Citrix
4 110 (32.35%) AppSense
5 93 (27.35%) HP
6 50 (14.71%) ThinPrint
7 44 (12.94%) Oracle
8 38 (11.18%) SAP
9 21 (6.18%) Lotus
10 18 (5.29%) Intel Security
10 18 (5.29%) Red Hat
10 18 (5.29%) Symantec
11 14 (4.12%) Lumension
12 10 (2.94%) Apple
12 10 (2.94%) Trend Micro
13 8 (2.35%) Siemens
14 5 (1.47%) IBM
14 5 (1.47%) IronPort
14 5 (1.47%) Samsung
15 3 (0.88%) Altiris