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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 153 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.28% 3.77% 5.42%
As % of the System Software category 69.55% 51.79% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 6 21
Median daily rate £270 £215 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London median 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
220 56 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.10% 7.27% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 24 53
Median daily rate £275 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £235 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £12.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.80% -36.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.76%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 147 £270 +1.88% 5
Durham -3 1 £110 -26.66% 5
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 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 North East region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 155 (88.57%) Windows
2 109 (62.29%) DHCP
3 104 (59.43%) DNS
4 101 (57.71%) Microsoft
5 90 (51.43%) Windows Server
6 88 (50.29%) Citrix
7 86 (49.14%) Security Cleared
8 83 (47.43%) VMware
9 74 (42.29%) SC Cleared
10 71 (40.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 70 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 70 (40.00%) XenApp
12 65 (37.14%) ITIL
13 59 (33.71%) AppSense
14 58 (33.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 50 (28.57%) HP
16 47 (26.86%) SQL
17 44 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (25.14%) Degree
17 44 (25.14%) Computer Science
18 42 (24.00%) SCCM
19 41 (23.43%) XenServer
20 40 (22.86%) Software Delivery
21 39 (22.29%) XenDesktop
22 36 (20.57%) Windows 7
22 36 (20.57%) BPSS Clearance
23 35 (20.00%) ThinPrint
24 34 (19.43%) Disclosure Scotland
24 34 (19.43%) MS Excel
25 29 (16.57%) MS Exchange

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 29 (16.57%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (13.71%) IIS
3 23 (13.14%) Skype for Business
4 18 (10.29%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.14%) JBoss
6 9 (5.14%) WebLogic
7 7 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.86%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.29%) Apache
10 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.29%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.71%) Confluence
11 3 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (19.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.29%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Office 365
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.29%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (62.29%) DHCP
2 104 (59.43%) DNS
3 16 (9.14%) SMS
4 15 (8.57%) 3G
4 15 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (7.43%) Firewall
6 10 (5.71%) Internet
6 10 (5.71%) Intranet
6 10 (5.71%) LDAP
7 9 (5.14%) Skype
7 9 (5.14%) SSH
8 8 (4.57%) SAN
9 6 (3.43%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (3.43%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (2.29%) Network Security
11 4 (2.29%) SSL
11 4 (2.29%) VoIP
12 2 (1.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.14%) DB2
6 1 (0.57%) ObjectStore
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (6.29%) MSI
2 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.71%) JIRA
2 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (5.14%) Finance
2 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (26.29%) Support Engineer
2 24 (13.71%) Desktop Support
3 17 (9.71%) Analyst
4 16 (9.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 14 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (7.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 12 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) Server Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 7 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
12 7 (4.00%) Messaging Support
12 7 (4.00%) Server Support
13 6 (3.43%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.86%) Middleware
2 4 (2.29%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.71%) .NET
3 3 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.14%) CSS
4 2 (1.14%) HTML
4 2 (1.14%) ISPF
4 2 (1.14%) SAML
4 2 (1.14%) XML
5 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.57%) JSON
5 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.14%) Computer Science
2 24 (13.71%) Management Information System
3 20 (11.43%) Data Centre
4 16 (9.14%) Fat Client
4 16 (9.14%) Thin Client
5 10 (5.71%) Clustering
6 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.29%) DataPower
6 4 (2.29%) Replication
7 3 (1.71%) AS400
7 3 (1.71%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.71%) PKI
8 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.14%) CMDB
8 2 (1.14%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 155 (88.57%) Windows
2 90 (51.43%) Windows Server
3 71 (40.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (20.57%) Windows 7
6 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.43%) Windows XP
7 19 (10.86%) Linux
7 19 (10.86%) Unix
8 13 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.43%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.29%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.71%) AIX
11 3 (1.71%) Android
12 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.14%) zOS
13 1 (0.57%) HPUX
13 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.14%) ITIL
2 40 (22.86%) Software Delivery
3 26 (14.86%) Project Management
4 24 (13.71%) Service Delivery
5 20 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 19 (10.86%) Business Continuity
7 17 (9.71%) Mentoring
8 16 (9.14%) DevOps
8 16 (9.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 15 (8.57%) Change Control
9 15 (8.57%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.86%) Validation
11 11 (6.29%) Defect Management
11 11 (6.29%) Escalation Management
11 11 (6.29%) Server Building
12 8 (4.57%) Business Analysis
12 8 (4.57%) High Availability
13 7 (4.00%) Change Management
13 7 (4.00%) Migration
13 7 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.86%) SQL
2 24 (13.71%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.00%) VBScript
4 10 (5.71%) Perl
4 10 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 10 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.00%) VB
6 6 (3.43%) Korn
7 4 (2.29%) Java
8 3 (1.71%) C#
9 2 (1.14%) COBOL
9 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.14%) JCL
10 1 (0.57%) C
10 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (49.14%) Security Cleared
2 74 (42.29%) SC Cleared
3 44 (25.14%) Degree
4 36 (20.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (6.86%) MCSE
7 4 (2.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.71%) MCSA
9 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.57%) CCNA
10 1 (0.57%) CCNP
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.57%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.57%) MCITP
10 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (19.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (5.71%) SLA
3 4 (2.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (40.00%) XenApp
2 58 (33.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 44 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (23.43%) XenServer
5 39 (22.29%) XenDesktop
6 17 (9.71%) Hyper-V
7 13 (7.43%) vSphere
8 8 (4.57%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.86%) NFS
10 4 (2.29%) Docker
10 4 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.14%) Brightmail
11 2 (1.14%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 42 (24.00%) SCCM
2 24 (13.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 20 (11.43%) XenMobile
4 18 (10.29%) EdgeSight
5 12 (6.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (3.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (2.86%) OpenView
8 4 (2.29%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.29%) Perfmon
9 3 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.71%) Puppet
10 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.14%) Netcool
10 2 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.14%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.57%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 101 (57.71%) Microsoft
2 88 (50.29%) Citrix
3 83 (47.43%) VMware
4 59 (33.71%) AppSense
5 50 (28.57%) HP
6 35 (20.00%) ThinPrint
7 21 (12.00%) SAP
8 20 (11.43%) Oracle
9 18 (10.29%) SafeCom
10 17 (9.71%) Red Hat
11 9 (5.14%) Symantec
12 7 (4.00%) IBM
12 7 (4.00%) Intel Security
13 5 (2.86%) Lumension
14 4 (2.29%) Cisco
14 4 (2.29%) Lotus
14 4 (2.29%) Sun
15 3 (1.71%) Axway
15 3 (1.71%) Informatica
15 3 (1.71%) Siebel
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