The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / North East
Rank 27 57 22
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 84 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.33% 2.38% 5.93%
As % of the System Software category 49.70% 29.17% 51.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 23
Median daily rate £283 £295 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £240 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £324 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £9.36 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.40 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
169 72 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.75% 8.17% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 38 41
Median daily rate £290 £417 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% +38.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £9.95 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £47.50 £29.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the North East region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the North East region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +28 71 £290 -4.52% 13
Durham +11 9 £165 -26.66% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 231 (79.66%) Windows
2 206 (71.03%) Microsoft
3 167 (57.59%) Windows Server
4 155 (53.45%) Security Cleared
5 146 (50.34%) DNS
6 119 (41.03%) SC Cleared
7 110 (37.93%) DHCP
8 92 (31.72%) PowerShell
9 88 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 85 (29.31%) ITIL
11 82 (28.28%) VMware
12 78 (26.90%) MS Excel
13 72 (24.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 71 (24.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 68 (23.45%) SQL
15 68 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 61 (21.03%) Windows 7
16 61 (21.03%) Migration
17 58 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 56 (19.31%) MCSE
19 55 (18.97%) Citrix
19 55 (18.97%) SCCM
20 54 (18.62%) Office 365
21 53 (18.28%) MS Exchange
22 48 (16.55%) HP
23 45 (15.52%) IIS
24 44 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2010
25 43 (14.83%) Skype for Business
25 43 (14.83%) SQL Server
26 42 (14.48%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 53 (18.28%) MS Exchange
2 45 (15.52%) IIS
3 44 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (14.83%) Skype for Business
5 42 (14.48%) SharePoint
6 41 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (7.93%) OpenStack
8 15 (5.17%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (3.10%) WebLogic
13 7 (2.41%) JBoss
14 5 (1.72%) Confluence
15 4 (1.38%) IBM Notes
15 4 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (1.03%) Apache
16 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
16 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (26.90%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (18.62%) Office 365
2 22 (7.59%) IaaS
2 22 (7.59%) PaaS
2 22 (7.59%) SaaS
3 15 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (4.48%) HP Helion
5 7 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.72%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.03%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 146 (50.34%) DNS
2 110 (37.93%) DHCP
3 38 (13.10%) Skype
4 28 (9.66%) Firewall
5 26 (8.97%) LDAP
5 26 (8.97%) TCP/IP
6 22 (7.59%) Internet
6 22 (7.59%) Intranet
6 22 (7.59%) Kerberos
7 14 (4.83%) X.500
8 13 (4.48%) NAS
9 12 (4.14%) HTTP
9 12 (4.14%) SAN
10 11 (3.79%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (3.45%) iSCSI
11 10 (3.45%) SSL
12 9 (3.10%) 3G
12 9 (3.10%) HTTPS
13 8 (2.76%) LAN
14 7 (2.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (2.41%) OLTP
3 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) EDMS
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.07%) MSI
3 5 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.72%) JIRA
3 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.03%) NMock
5 3 (1.03%) StarTeam
5 3 (1.03%) Travis CI
5 3 (1.03%) WiX
6 2 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (2.41%) Finance
2 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.34%) Games
3 1 (0.34%) German Language
3 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (19.66%) Support Engineer
2 30 (10.34%) Active Directory Engineer
3 20 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
3 20 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 19 (6.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 17 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (5.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (5.17%) Consultant
6 15 (5.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (4.83%) Administrator
7 14 (4.83%) Windows Engineer
8 13 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.48%) Server Engineer
9 12 (4.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 12 (4.14%) Office 365 Specialist
10 11 (3.79%) Migration Engineer
11 10 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.10%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.83%) .NET
2 11 (3.79%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.45%) Middleware
4 6 (2.07%) Software Packaging
4 6 (2.07%) Web Services
5 3 (1.03%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.03%) J2EE
5 3 (1.03%) Servlets
5 3 (1.03%) XML
6 2 (0.69%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.34%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.41%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.28%) Clustering
3 21 (7.24%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.86%) PKI
5 16 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (5.17%) Data Centre
6 15 (5.17%) Replication
7 11 (3.79%) Fat Client
7 11 (3.79%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.76%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.76%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.76%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.38%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.38%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.69%) iPad
10 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 231 (79.66%) Windows
2 167 (57.59%) Windows Server
3 88 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (24.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 68 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (21.03%) Windows 7
7 41 (14.14%) Linux
8 25 (8.62%) Windows XP
9 21 (7.24%) Android
10 19 (6.55%) Apple iOS
11 16 (5.52%) Unix
11 16 (5.52%) Windows 8
12 14 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (4.48%) Windows 10
14 8 (2.76%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (2.07%) AIX
16 4 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.31%) ITIL
2 61 (21.03%) Migration
3 26 (8.97%) Change Control
3 26 (8.97%) Virtual Environments
4 23 (7.93%) DevOps
4 23 (7.93%) Software Delivery
5 21 (7.24%) Open Source
6 20 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 17 (5.86%) Problem Management
8 16 (5.52%) Change Management
8 16 (5.52%) PRINCE2
9 14 (4.83%) TOGAF
10 13 (4.48%) Application Packaging
10 13 (4.48%) Configuration Management
10 13 (4.48%) ITSM
10 13 (4.48%) OO
10 13 (4.48%) Project Management
11 12 (4.14%) Software Distribution
12 11 (3.79%) CRM
12 11 (3.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (31.72%) PowerShell
2 68 (23.45%) SQL
3 12 (4.14%) Perl
4 10 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.10%) Java
5 9 (3.10%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.41%) Korn
6 7 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.07%) C
7 6 (2.07%) Jython
7 6 (2.07%) Python
8 5 (1.72%) C#
8 5 (1.72%) VBScript
9 4 (1.38%) VB
10 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 155 (53.45%) Security Cleared
2 119 (41.03%) SC Cleared
3 72 (24.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (19.31%) MCSE
5 36 (12.41%) Degree
6 24 (8.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 22 (7.59%) MCSA
8 14 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.10%) MCTS
10 8 (2.76%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.76%) MCP
11 5 (1.72%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (5.52%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (12.41%) XenApp
3 35 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 34 (11.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (5.86%) vSphere
6 15 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 15 (5.17%) XenServer
7 10 (3.45%) DFS Replication
8 8 (2.76%) NFS
9 6 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.72%) Docker
11 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.03%) Xen
12 2 (0.69%) Firmware
12 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.34%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 55 (18.97%) SCCM
2 19 (6.55%) WSUS
3 15 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (4.48%) Puppet
5 12 (4.14%) SCOM
6 11 (3.79%) HP SiteScope
7 10 (3.45%) AirWatch
8 9 (3.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 8 (2.76%) Backup Exec
9 8 (2.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (2.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (2.76%) SCVMM
9 8 (2.76%) XenMobile
10 7 (2.41%) SCOrch
11 6 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (1.72%) BladeLogic
12 5 (1.72%) EdgeSight
12 5 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.72%) SafeCom
13 2 (0.69%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 206 (71.03%) Microsoft
2 82 (28.28%) VMware
3 55 (18.97%) Citrix
4 48 (16.55%) HP
5 36 (12.41%) AppSense
6 15 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.83%) ThinPrint
8 11 (3.79%) Symantec
9 10 (3.45%) CA
10 9 (3.10%) Oracle
11 8 (2.76%) Cisco
11 8 (2.76%) Dell
11 8 (2.76%) SAP
11 8 (2.76%) Trend Micro
12 6 (2.07%) BMC
13 5 (1.72%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.72%) IBM
13 5 (1.72%) IronPort
13 5 (1.72%) Sun
14 4 (1.38%) Veritas
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