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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 53 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.86% 6.45% 3.13%
As % of the System Software category 22.45% 80.00% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £8.80 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £29.50 £11.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
98 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.73% 8.06% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 19 7
Average daily rate £413 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.65% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £205 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £426 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £8.90 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.50 £11.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
4 19 (38.78%) DNS
5 18 (36.73%) DHCP
6 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (28.57%) Finance
8 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
8 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
8 13 (26.53%) ITIL
9 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
10 10 (20.41%) VMware
11 9 (18.37%) SQL
11 9 (18.37%) Citrix
11 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (16.33%) SLA
12 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
12 8 (16.33%) MS Office
12 8 (16.33%) HP
12 8 (16.33%) Migration
12 8 (16.33%) PKI
13 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.24%) Degree
13 6 (12.24%) Service Management
13 6 (12.24%) Clustering
13 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.24%) VPN
13 6 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (10.20%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Office
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) DNS
2 18 (36.73%) DHCP
3 6 (12.24%) VPN
4 5 (10.20%) SMTP
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 2 (4.08%) 3G
5 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
6 1 (2.04%) Firewall
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Military
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Support Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (16.33%) Service Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
7 4 (8.16%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Wintel Support
8 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Server Support
9 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
1 1 (2.04%) Java EE
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) PKI
2 6 (12.24%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.04%) UNIX
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) Service Management
4 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.12%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
6 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Line Management
7 1 (2.04%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.04%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.04%) CRM
7 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.04%) SOA
7 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.24%) Degree
5 4 (8.16%) MCSE
6 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) MCSA
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP
8 1 (2.04%) CCNA
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (10.20%) XenApp
2 5 (10.20%) vSphere
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.12%) Xen
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) WSUS
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (8.16%) HP SIM
3 3 (6.12%) Netcool
3 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.08%) OpenView
4 2 (4.08%) SCOM
4 2 (4.08%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.04%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) VMware
3 9 (18.37%) Citrix
4 8 (16.33%) HP
5 5 (10.20%) Symantec
6 4 (8.16%) CA
7 3 (6.12%) NetApp
7 3 (6.12%) McAfee
8 2 (4.08%) AppSense
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) SAP
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco
9 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.04%) BT