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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 151 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.29% 4.30% 7.12%
As % of the System Software category 57.20% 30.93% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 12 19
Median daily rate £260 £270 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £215 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 4 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.25 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.27% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £13.95 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £30.40 £25.45
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
264 97 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.98% 13.90% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 58 28
Median daily rate £260 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £635 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 11 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +233.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £13.50 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.25 £25.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 23 August 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.

1 319 (91.14%) Windows
2 258 (73.71%) Microsoft
3 227 (64.86%) DNS
4 224 (64.00%) DHCP
5 205 (58.57%) Security Cleared
6 198 (56.57%) Windows Server
7 189 (54.00%) VMware
8 187 (53.43%) Citrix
9 184 (52.57%) SC Cleared
10 139 (39.71%) ITIL
11 128 (36.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 127 (36.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 125 (35.71%) XenApp
13 125 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 113 (32.29%) AppSense
15 110 (31.43%) SQL
16 107 (30.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 100 (28.57%) Degree
18 97 (27.71%) Computer Science
19 96 (27.43%) HP
20 88 (25.14%) XenServer
21 86 (24.57%) XenDesktop
22 82 (23.43%) Microsoft Certification
22 82 (23.43%) SQL Server
22 82 (23.43%) SCCM
23 80 (22.86%) PowerShell
24 79 (22.57%) BPSS Clearance
24 79 (22.57%) Software Delivery
25 77 (22.00%) MS Exchange
26 73 (20.86%) Disclosure Scotland

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 77 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 70 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (17.14%) Skype for Business
4 52 (14.86%) IIS
5 42 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (9.71%) SharePoint
7 22 (6.29%) Office Communications Server
8 21 (6.00%) IBM Notes
9 20 (5.71%) Apache
9 20 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (4.57%) OpenStack
12 11 (3.14%) JBoss
12 11 (3.14%) WebLogic
13 7 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.86%) CICS
16 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 72 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.86%) MS Project
3 3 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.14%) Office 365
2 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 227 (64.86%) DNS
2 224 (64.00%) DHCP
3 50 (14.29%) Firewall
4 24 (6.86%) Skype
5 22 (6.29%) SMS
6 21 (6.00%) 3G
6 21 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (5.43%) Internet
8 18 (5.14%) Intranet
9 11 (3.14%) LDAP
9 11 (3.14%) SAN
9 11 (3.14%) SSH
10 8 (2.29%) OpenLDAP
11 6 (1.71%) Kerberos
11 6 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.71%) VPN
12 4 (1.14%) SSL
12 4 (1.14%) VoIP
13 3 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (23.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.71%) MySQL
7 3 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.86%) DB2
8 1 (0.29%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (11.71%) MSI
2 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.86%) JIRA
3 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) NMock
4 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.29%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.29%) WiX
General
1 13 (3.71%) Finance
2 10 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 31 (8.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 31 (8.86%) Desktop Support
3 28 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 27 (7.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 23 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (6.29%) Wintel Engineer
7 21 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (6.00%) Wintel Support
8 20 (5.71%) Messaging Support
9 16 (4.57%) Server Support
10 14 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
10 14 (4.00%) Consultant
11 13 (3.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 12 (3.43%) Messaging Engineer
12 12 (3.43%) Security Engineer
13 11 (3.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (3.14%) Analyst
13 11 (3.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 11 (3.14%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.00%) Middleware
2 3 (0.86%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.57%) .NET
3 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.57%) ISPF
3 2 (0.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.29%) JSON
4 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (27.71%) Computer Science
2 48 (13.71%) Management Information System
3 31 (8.86%) Clustering
4 27 (7.71%) Data Centre
5 21 (6.00%) Fat Client
5 21 (6.00%) Thin Client
6 13 (3.71%) PKI
6 13 (3.71%) Visualisation
7 12 (3.43%) Blackberry
8 11 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.86%) CMDB
10 9 (2.57%) Replication
11 7 (2.00%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.71%) CESG
13 5 (1.43%) Private Cloud
14 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (1.14%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.86%) AS400
15 3 (0.86%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 319 (91.14%) Windows
2 198 (56.57%) Windows Server
3 128 (36.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 125 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (17.43%) Windows 7
6 42 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (6.29%) Android
7 22 (6.29%) Apple iOS
7 22 (6.29%) Windows XP
8 21 (6.00%) Linux
9 20 (5.71%) Unix
10 15 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.86%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.86%) Windows Phone
12 7 (2.00%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.14%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.86%) AIX
15 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.57%) zOS
16 1 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (39.71%) ITIL
2 79 (22.57%) Software Delivery
3 52 (14.86%) Service Delivery
4 48 (13.71%) Project Management
5 47 (13.43%) Incident Management
6 36 (10.29%) Business Continuity
7 34 (9.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 30 (8.57%) Content Management
9 27 (7.71%) Problem Management
10 26 (7.43%) Migration
11 25 (7.14%) High Availability
12 23 (6.57%) Application Packaging
12 23 (6.57%) Escalation Management
13 22 (6.29%) Configuration Management
14 20 (5.71%) ITIL V3
15 19 (5.43%) Software Distribution
16 18 (5.14%) Change Control
16 18 (5.14%) Load Balancing
16 18 (5.14%) Mentoring
17 17 (4.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 110 (31.43%) SQL
2 80 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 37 (10.57%) VBScript
4 35 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 24 (6.86%) VB
6 12 (3.43%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.14%) Perl
8 8 (2.29%) Korn
9 4 (1.14%) Java
10 2 (0.57%) C#
10 2 (0.57%) COBOL
10 2 (0.57%) JCL
11 1 (0.29%) C
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 205 (58.57%) Security Cleared
2 184 (52.57%) SC Cleared
3 100 (28.57%) Degree
4 82 (23.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 79 (22.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 35 (10.00%) MCSE
7 10 (2.86%) MCP
8 9 (2.57%) MCITP
8 9 (2.57%) MCTS
9 7 (2.00%) MCSA
10 6 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.43%) CISSP
12 3 (0.86%) 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 73 (20.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 23 (6.57%) SLA
3 5 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 127 (36.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 125 (35.71%) XenApp
3 107 (30.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (25.14%) XenServer
5 86 (24.57%) XenDesktop
6 52 (14.86%) Hyper-V
7 25 (7.14%) Terminal Services
8 23 (6.57%) vSphere
9 10 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (2.29%) DFS Replication
11 7 (2.00%) NFS
12 6 (1.71%) Brightmail
13 3 (0.86%) Docker
14 2 (0.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.29%) Firmware
15 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 82 (23.43%) SCCM
2 59 (16.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 38 (10.86%) XenMobile
4 31 (8.86%) EdgeSight
4 31 (8.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 31 (8.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 31 (8.86%) SafeCom
5 21 (6.00%) OpenView
5 21 (6.00%) Perfmon
6 15 (4.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 14 (4.00%) HP SIM
8 8 (2.29%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.14%) SAP Afaria
10 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.86%) Puppet
11 2 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.57%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 258 (73.71%) Microsoft
2 189 (54.00%) VMware
3 187 (53.43%) Citrix
4 113 (32.29%) AppSense
5 96 (27.43%) HP
6 52 (14.86%) ThinPrint
7 43 (12.29%) Oracle
8 41 (11.71%) SAP
9 21 (6.00%) Lotus
10 18 (5.14%) Intel Security
10 18 (5.14%) Red Hat
10 18 (5.14%) Symantec
11 14 (4.00%) Lumension
12 12 (3.43%) Trend Micro
13 10 (2.86%) Apple
14 8 (2.29%) Siemens
15 6 (1.71%) IronPort
16 5 (1.43%) IBM
16 5 (1.43%) Samsung
17 3 (0.86%) Sun
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