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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 212 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.74% 6.51% 4.66%
As % of the System Software category 65.03% 75.00% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 6 14
Median daily rate £275 £195 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £158 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £231 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 1
Median hourly rate £28.25 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.30% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +1.72%
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
326 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 28.82% 8.68% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 16 33
Median daily rate £275 £275 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £190 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £419 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 202 (90.58%) Windows
2 142 (63.68%) Microsoft
3 141 (63.23%) DNS
4 139 (62.33%) DHCP
5 130 (58.30%) Security Cleared
6 117 (52.47%) Citrix
7 115 (51.57%) SC Cleared
7 115 (51.57%) Windows Server
8 113 (50.67%) VMware
9 85 (38.12%) XenApp
9 85 (38.12%) ITIL
10 84 (37.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 82 (36.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 77 (34.53%) Microsoft App-V
13 76 (34.08%) AppSense
14 66 (29.60%) SQL
15 65 (29.15%) HP
16 60 (26.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 59 (26.46%) Computer Science
17 59 (26.46%) Degree
18 55 (24.66%) SCCM
19 54 (24.22%) XenServer
20 52 (23.32%) XenDesktop
21 51 (22.87%) Software Delivery
22 47 (21.08%) PowerShell
23 46 (20.63%) MS Exchange
23 46 (20.63%) BPSS Clearance
24 44 (19.73%) Microsoft Certification
25 42 (18.83%) Disclosure Scotland
26 41 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010

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 46 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 41 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (16.59%) Skype for Business
4 28 (12.56%) IIS
5 21 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (8.97%) SharePoint
7 13 (5.83%) OpenStack
8 11 (4.93%) JBoss
8 11 (4.93%) Office Communications Server
8 11 (4.93%) WebLogic
9 8 (3.59%) IBM Notes
9 8 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (3.14%) Apache
10 7 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.35%) CICS
13 3 (1.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (16.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.07%) MS Office
3 3 (1.35%) MS Project
3 3 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.52%) Office 365
2 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 141 (63.23%) DNS
2 139 (62.33%) DHCP
3 26 (11.66%) Firewall
4 19 (8.52%) SMS
5 15 (6.73%) 3G
5 15 (6.73%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (5.38%) Skype
7 11 (4.93%) Internet
7 11 (4.93%) Intranet
7 11 (4.93%) LDAP
7 11 (4.93%) SSH
8 9 (4.04%) SAN
9 8 (3.59%) OpenLDAP
10 6 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (2.24%) VoIP
12 4 (1.79%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.79%) SSL
13 3 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (1.35%) Network Security
13 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.35%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) ObjectStore
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (7.62%) MSI
2 3 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.35%) JIRA
3 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (4.48%) Finance
2 1 (0.45%) Banking
2 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (22.87%) Support Engineer
2 25 (11.21%) Desktop Support
3 19 (8.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 17 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (7.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (7.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 15 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (6.28%) Wintel Engineer
8 12 (5.38%) Analyst
9 10 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.48%) Server Support
10 9 (4.04%) Messaging Support
10 9 (4.04%) Wintel Support
11 8 (3.59%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 8 (3.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.59%) Active Directory Engineer
11 8 (3.59%) Server Engineer
12 7 (3.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 7 (3.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.59%) Middleware
2 3 (1.35%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.90%) .NET
3 2 (0.90%) ISPF
4 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) JSON
4 1 (0.45%) SAML
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.46%) Computer Science
2 28 (12.56%) Management Information System
3 26 (11.66%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.17%) Clustering
4 16 (7.17%) Fat Client
4 16 (7.17%) Thin Client
5 10 (4.48%) PKI
6 8 (3.59%) Replication
7 6 (2.69%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.79%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.79%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.35%) AS400
10 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.35%) CMDB
10 3 (1.35%) DataPower
10 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 202 (90.58%) Windows
2 115 (51.57%) Windows Server
3 84 (37.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 82 (36.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (17.49%) Windows 7
6 29 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (9.42%) Windows XP
8 20 (8.97%) Unix
9 19 (8.52%) Linux
10 15 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.14%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.69%) Android
13 5 (2.24%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.35%) AIX
14 3 (1.35%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.35%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.90%) zOS
16 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.12%) ITIL
2 51 (22.87%) Software Delivery
3 30 (13.45%) Project Management
4 29 (13.00%) Service Delivery
5 28 (12.56%) Incident Management
6 25 (11.21%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 22 (9.87%) Business Continuity
8 19 (8.52%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.07%) Problem Management
10 17 (7.62%) DevOps
11 16 (7.17%) Change Control
11 16 (7.17%) Server Building
12 14 (6.28%) Defect Management
12 14 (6.28%) Validation
13 13 (5.83%) Escalation Management
14 12 (5.38%) Content Management
14 12 (5.38%) High Availability
15 11 (4.93%) Migration
16 10 (4.48%) Application Packaging
16 10 (4.48%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 66 (29.60%) SQL
2 47 (21.08%) PowerShell
3 20 (8.97%) VBScript
4 17 (7.62%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.38%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.93%) Perl
7 10 (4.48%) VB
8 8 (3.59%) Korn
9 3 (1.35%) Java
10 2 (0.90%) C#
10 2 (0.90%) COBOL
10 2 (0.90%) JCL
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 130 (58.30%) Security Cleared
2 115 (51.57%) SC Cleared
3 59 (26.46%) Degree
4 46 (20.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 44 (19.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (9.42%) MCSE
7 5 (2.24%) MCP
7 5 (2.24%) MCSA
8 4 (1.79%) CISSP
8 4 (1.79%) MCITP
8 4 (1.79%) MCTS
8 4 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) CCNA
10 1 (0.45%) CCNP
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.45%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (18.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (5.83%) SLA
3 5 (2.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (38.12%) XenApp
2 77 (34.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 60 (26.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (24.22%) XenServer
5 52 (23.32%) XenDesktop
6 28 (12.56%) Hyper-V
7 14 (6.28%) vSphere
8 12 (5.38%) Terminal Services
9 7 (3.14%) NFS
10 5 (2.24%) Brightmail
10 5 (2.24%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.35%) Docker
12 2 (0.90%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 55 (24.66%) SCCM
2 36 (16.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 23 (10.31%) XenMobile
4 20 (8.97%) EdgeSight
4 20 (8.97%) SafeCom
5 18 (8.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (3.59%) OpenView
6 8 (3.59%) Perfmon
7 7 (3.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (2.69%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.35%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.35%) Puppet
10 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.90%) SAP Afaria
10 2 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.90%) Tivoli NetView
11 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 142 (63.68%) Microsoft
2 117 (52.47%) Citrix
3 113 (50.67%) VMware
4 76 (34.08%) AppSense
5 65 (29.15%) HP
6 37 (16.59%) ThinPrint
7 26 (11.66%) Oracle
8 25 (11.21%) SAP
9 18 (8.07%) Red Hat
10 10 (4.48%) Symantec
11 9 (4.04%) Intel Security
12 8 (3.59%) Lotus
13 6 (2.69%) Lumension
14 5 (2.24%) IBM
14 5 (2.24%) IronPort
15 4 (1.79%) Apple
16 3 (1.35%) Informatica
16 3 (1.35%) Siebel
16 3 (1.35%) Sun
16 3 (1.35%) Trend Micro
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