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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 55 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.48% 6.84% 8.82%
As % of the System Software category 31.94% 56.00% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 21
Average daily rate £313 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £162 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £396 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £10.75 £13.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.32 £11.80 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.18 £30.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
England

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
72 75 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.75% 12.21% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 45
Average daily rate £400 £300 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £251 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 7
Average hourly rate £22.85 £21.82 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.41 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -41 15 £313 - 13
Northumberland - 4 £315 - 1
Durham -5 3 £225 -11.59% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.98%) Windows Server
4 24 (39.34%) DNS
5 19 (31.15%) ITIL
5 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (27.87%) DHCP
7 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
9 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.03%) SQL
10 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
11 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
11 9 (14.75%) HP
11 9 (14.75%) VMware
12 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
12 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
12 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
13 7 (11.48%) MS Office
13 7 (11.48%) Cisco
14 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
14 6 (9.84%) Firewall
14 6 (9.84%) Migration
14 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
15 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
15 5 (8.20%) Clustering
15 5 (8.20%) Change Management
15 5 (8.20%) OpenView Configuration Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.92%) CICS
3 3 (4.92%) Lync
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.28%) IIS
4 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
3 3 (4.92%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (39.34%) DNS
2 17 (27.87%) DHCP
3 6 (9.84%) Firewall
3 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.56%) IP Telephony
4 4 (6.56%) VPN
5 3 (4.92%) Kerberos
5 3 (4.92%) SAN
6 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 2 (3.28%) VoIP
6 2 (3.28%) WAN
7 1 (1.64%) FCoE
7 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.64%) LDAP
7 1 (1.64%) Wireless
7 1 (1.64%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.92%) DB2
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.64%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
1 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (11.48%) IT Support
4 6 (9.84%) Active Directory Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (4.92%) IT Technician
7 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) ISPF
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.28%) CSS
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) SAML
2 2 (3.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Clustering
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) AS400
2 3 (4.92%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.28%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.64%) PDA
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) Windows Server
3 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.92%) zOS
9 2 (3.28%) Linux
9 2 (3.28%) Unix
10 1 (1.64%) AIX
10 1 (1.64%) Android
10 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.64%) MVS
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) Migration
3 5 (8.20%) Change Management
4 3 (4.92%) Server Building
4 3 (4.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.28%) Change Control
5 2 (3.28%) High Availability
5 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.28%) Security Patching
5 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.28%) Web Development
6 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.64%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.64%) Process Management
6 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) JCL
4 2 (3.28%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) COBOL
4 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.56%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) MCSA
5 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.64%) CCNA
7 1 (1.64%) CCNP
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.64%) HNC
7 1 (1.64%) MCITP
7 1 (1.64%) MCTS
7 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.56%) vSphere
2 3 (4.92%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (6.56%) Netcool
3 3 (4.92%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.28%) SCCM
4 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) HP
2 9 (14.75%) VMware
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco
4 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix
5 3 (4.92%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) CA
6 2 (3.28%) McAfee
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle
6 2 (3.28%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.64%) Acronis
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe
7 1 (1.64%) Apple
7 1 (1.64%) arcserve
7 1 (1.64%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) Remedy
7 1 (1.64%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.64%) Veritas
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Northumberland
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d contract
Posted: 12 days ago