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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 277 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.64% 8.23% 6.09%
As % of the System Software category 61.28% 64.00% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 14 19
Median daily rate £280 £263 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £266
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 14 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +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
452 75 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.68% 12.86% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 37 36
Median daily rate £275 £275 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £194 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 17 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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.

1 275 (90.76%) Windows
2 210 (69.31%) Microsoft
3 198 (65.35%) DNS
4 188 (62.05%) DHCP
5 174 (57.43%) Security Cleared
6 164 (54.13%) Windows Server
7 161 (53.14%) Citrix
8 159 (52.48%) VMware
9 156 (51.49%) SC Cleared
10 116 (38.28%) ITIL
11 110 (36.30%) XenApp
11 110 (36.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 107 (35.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 105 (34.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 99 (32.67%) AppSense
15 98 (32.34%) SQL
16 87 (28.71%) Degree
17 86 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
18 84 (27.72%) Computer Science
18 84 (27.72%) HP
19 77 (25.41%) SCCM
20 74 (24.42%) XenServer
21 73 (24.09%) PowerShell
22 72 (23.76%) XenDesktop
22 72 (23.76%) Software Delivery
23 71 (23.43%) Microsoft Certification
24 68 (22.44%) SQL Server
25 65 (21.45%) BPSS Clearance
26 64 (21.12%) MS Exchange
27 63 (20.79%) 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 64 (21.12%) MS Exchange
2 58 (19.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (15.84%) Skype for Business
4 42 (13.86%) IIS
5 32 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (8.25%) SharePoint
7 18 (5.94%) IBM Notes
8 17 (5.61%) Apache
9 15 (4.95%) Office Communications Server
10 14 (4.62%) OpenStack
11 13 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (3.63%) JBoss
13 11 (3.63%) WebLogic
14 7 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
18 3 (0.99%) CICS
18 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (20.79%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.57%) MS Office
3 3 (0.99%) MS Project
3 3 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.89%) Office 365
2 8 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 198 (65.35%) DNS
2 188 (62.05%) DHCP
3 47 (15.51%) Firewall
4 22 (7.26%) SMS
5 20 (6.60%) 3G
5 20 (6.60%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (5.28%) Skype
7 15 (4.95%) Internet
8 14 (4.62%) Intranet
9 11 (3.63%) LDAP
9 11 (3.63%) SAN
9 11 (3.63%) SSH
10 8 (2.64%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (2.31%) Kerberos
12 6 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.32%) SSL
13 4 (1.32%) VoIP
13 4 (1.32%) VPN
14 3 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.44%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.32%) MySQL
5 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.99%) DB2
7 1 (0.33%) ObjectStore
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (11.22%) MSI
2 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.99%) JIRA
3 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (3.96%) Finance
2 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.66%) Advertising
4 1 (0.33%) Banking
4 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (21.78%) Support Engineer
2 29 (9.57%) Desktop Support
3 25 (8.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 23 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (7.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 21 (6.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 21 (6.93%) Wintel Support
7 20 (6.60%) Wintel Engineer
8 16 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (4.95%) Server Support
10 14 (4.62%) Active Directory Engineer
11 13 (4.29%) Messaging Support
12 12 (3.96%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 12 (3.96%) Analyst
13 11 (3.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 10 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (2.97%) Messaging Engineer
15 9 (2.97%) Security Engineer
15 9 (2.97%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.94%) Middleware
2 3 (0.99%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.66%) .NET
3 2 (0.66%) ISPF
4 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
4 1 (0.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.33%) HTML
4 1 (0.33%) JSON
4 1 (0.33%) SAML
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (27.72%) Computer Science
2 38 (12.54%) Management Information System
3 28 (9.24%) Clustering
3 28 (9.24%) Data Centre
4 21 (6.93%) Fat Client
4 21 (6.93%) Thin Client
5 11 (3.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (3.63%) PKI
6 8 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.64%) Replication
6 8 (2.64%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.31%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.31%) CMDB
7 7 (2.31%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.32%) CESG
8 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.32%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.99%) AS400
9 3 (0.99%) DataPower
9 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 275 (90.76%) Windows
2 164 (54.13%) Windows Server
3 107 (35.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 105 (34.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (17.82%) Windows 7
6 36 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.93%) Windows XP
8 20 (6.60%) Linux
8 20 (6.60%) Unix
9 15 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (4.62%) Apple iOS
11 13 (4.29%) Android
12 8 (2.64%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.98%) Windows Phone
14 5 (1.65%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.99%) AIX
16 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.66%) zOS
17 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (38.28%) ITIL
2 72 (23.76%) Software Delivery
3 39 (12.87%) Incident Management
3 39 (12.87%) Service Delivery
4 37 (12.21%) Project Management
5 31 (10.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 27 (8.91%) Business Continuity
7 24 (7.92%) Problem Management
8 23 (7.59%) Content Management
9 22 (7.26%) High Availability
10 21 (6.93%) Migration
11 20 (6.60%) Application Packaging
11 20 (6.60%) Escalation Management
12 19 (6.27%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.94%) Change Control
13 18 (5.94%) ITIL V3
13 18 (5.94%) Server Building
14 17 (5.61%) DevOps
14 17 (5.61%) Load Balancing
14 17 (5.61%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 98 (32.34%) SQL
2 73 (24.09%) PowerShell
3 33 (10.89%) VBScript
4 30 (9.90%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.60%) VB
6 12 (3.96%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.63%) Perl
8 8 (2.64%) Korn
9 3 (0.99%) Java
10 2 (0.66%) C#
10 2 (0.66%) COBOL
10 2 (0.66%) JCL
11 1 (0.33%) C
11 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 174 (57.43%) Security Cleared
2 156 (51.49%) SC Cleared
3 87 (28.71%) Degree
4 71 (23.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (21.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 28 (9.24%) MCSE
7 10 (3.30%) MCP
8 9 (2.97%) MCITP
8 9 (2.97%) MCTS
9 7 (2.31%) MCSA
10 6 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.65%) CISSP
12 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.33%) CCNA
13 1 (0.33%) CCNP
13 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (20.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 19 (6.27%) SLA
3 5 (1.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 110 (36.30%) Microsoft App-V
1 110 (36.30%) XenApp
2 86 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (24.42%) XenServer
4 72 (23.76%) XenDesktop
5 42 (13.86%) Hyper-V
6 22 (7.26%) Terminal Services
7 19 (6.27%) vSphere
8 8 (2.64%) DFS Replication
9 7 (2.31%) NFS
10 5 (1.65%) Brightmail
11 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.99%) Docker
13 2 (0.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 77 (25.41%) SCCM
2 52 (17.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 28 (9.24%) Microsoft Clustering
3 28 (9.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 28 (9.24%) XenMobile
4 24 (7.92%) EdgeSight
4 24 (7.92%) SafeCom
5 18 (5.94%) OpenView
5 18 (5.94%) Perfmon
6 11 (3.63%) HP SIM
6 11 (3.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.65%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.99%) Puppet
9 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.66%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.66%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 210 (69.31%) Microsoft
2 161 (53.14%) Citrix
3 159 (52.48%) VMware
4 99 (32.67%) AppSense
5 84 (27.72%) HP
6 45 (14.85%) ThinPrint
7 39 (12.87%) Oracle
8 30 (9.90%) SAP
9 18 (5.94%) Lotus
9 18 (5.94%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.62%) Symantec
11 13 (4.29%) Intel Security
12 10 (3.30%) Lumension
13 7 (2.31%) Apple
13 7 (2.31%) Trend Micro
14 5 (1.65%) IBM
14 5 (1.65%) IronPort
15 4 (1.32%) Siemens
16 3 (0.99%) Informatica
16 3 (0.99%) Siebel
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