The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.98% 3.91% 3.08%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 43.75% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 5
Average daily rate £246 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 - £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £18.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.62% 8.94% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 4 14
Average daily rate £270 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% -24.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £301 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +30.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
Tyne and Wear

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 17 April 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 37 (84.09%) Security Cleared
2 36 (81.82%) Windows
3 28 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
5 25 (56.82%) DV Cleared
6 20 (45.45%) VMware
7 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (36.36%) SQL
8 16 (36.36%) SAN
9 15 (34.09%) ITIL
9 15 (34.09%) UNIX
9 15 (34.09%) Clustering
10 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
11 13 (29.55%) DNS
12 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
13 11 (25.00%) DHCP
13 11 (25.00%) HP
13 11 (25.00%) Solaris
13 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 11 (25.00%) CA
13 11 (25.00%) Cisco
13 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
14 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
15 7 (15.91%) Oracle
15 7 (15.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 7 (15.91%) Military
16 6 (13.64%) Performance Management
16 6 (13.64%) Service Management
16 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
16 6 (13.64%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) SAN
2 13 (29.55%) DNS
3 11 (25.00%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) NAS
4 5 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (9.09%) IPsec
5 4 (9.09%) VLAN
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.09%) VPN
5 4 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (4.55%) LDAP
6 2 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (4.55%) SSH
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
7 1 (2.27%) X.400
7 1 (2.27%) WAN
7 1 (2.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (15.91%) Military
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) SAN Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Server Support
6 1 (2.27%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) PKI
2 4 (9.09%) CLARiiON
2 4 (9.09%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (6.82%) Celerra
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (34.09%) UNIX
4 11 (25.00%) Solaris
5 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Service Management
2 6 (13.64%) Performance Management
3 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 4 (9.09%) Change Management
3 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.55%) B2B
4 2 (4.55%) BCP
5 1 (2.27%) ERP
5 1 (2.27%) SOA
5 1 (2.27%) Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.55%) Korn
3 2 (4.55%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (84.09%) Security Cleared
2 25 (56.82%) DV Cleared
3 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) CCA
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.55%) NFS
4 2 (4.55%) Xen
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.55%) Netcool
3 2 (4.55%) OpenView
4 1 (2.27%) MOM
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (45.45%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Cisco
3 11 (25.00%) HP
3 11 (25.00%) CA
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle
5 6 (13.64%) EMC
6 4 (9.09%) Splunk
6 4 (9.09%) Veritas
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix
7 2 (4.55%) JBoss
7 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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