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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.02% 4.37% 4.55%
As % of the System Software category 32.61% 38.89% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 5
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£265 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.16% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £201 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £302 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -23.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
46 72 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.20% 11.23% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 11
Average daily rate £320 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.68 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -23.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 28 April 2015.

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
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 28 April 2015. 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
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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 -13 13 £265 +8.16% 3
Durham -5 1 - - 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 22 (39.29%) ITIL
4 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (33.93%) MS Exchange
6 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
7 17 (30.36%) VMware
7 17 (30.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 16 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (25.00%) DNS
10 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 13 (23.21%) SQL
11 13 (23.21%) DHCP
11 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
12 10 (17.86%) IIS
12 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
13 9 (16.07%) HP
13 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
13 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
14 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 8 (14.29%) SAN
14 8 (14.29%) UNIX
15 7 (12.50%) Solaris
15 7 (12.50%) Service Management
15 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
15 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (12.50%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 19 (33.93%) MS Exchange
2 16 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 10 (17.86%) IIS
4 7 (12.50%) Lync
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.79%) JBoss
7 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) DHCP
3 8 (14.29%) SAN
4 5 (8.93%) LDAP
5 4 (7.14%) VPN
6 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.57%) SSL
7 2 (3.57%) LAN
7 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) HTTP
8 1 (1.79%) Internet
8 1 (1.79%) Firewall
8 1 (1.79%) SSH
8 1 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.93%) Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Leader
5 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Problem Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Incident Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Report Manager
9 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 3 (5.36%) iPad
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.29%) UNIX
5 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.50%) Solaris
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.93%) Linux
8 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.36%) Android
10 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
4 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (12.50%) Service Management
4 7 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 6 (10.71%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
6 5 (8.93%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.57%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Korn
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) Perl
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.71%) MCSE
4 6 (10.71%) MCSA
5 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) vSphere
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (8.93%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) VMware
3 9 (16.07%) HP
4 5 (8.93%) CA
5 2 (3.57%) Lotus
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Wyse
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
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