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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 52 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.46% 7.65% 6.33%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 77.14% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 4
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£225 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £279 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £287
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.20 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.35 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.95 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.90
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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
78 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.19% 9.92% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 23
Average daily rate £273 £200 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.25% -18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £173 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.20 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.40% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.40 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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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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 -6 44 £233 +24.00% 3
Durham -9 8 £161 -17.30% 2
Northumberland - - - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 66 (84.62%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (32.05%) ITIL
4 25 (32.05%) SQL
4 25 (32.05%) Windows XP
4 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
4 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (29.49%) DNS
6 20 (25.64%) Linux
7 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 17 (21.79%) UNIX
8 17 (21.79%) Service Management
9 15 (19.23%) VMware
10 14 (17.95%) Firewall
10 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
11 13 (16.67%) DHCP
11 13 (16.67%) LDAP
11 13 (16.67%) Oracle
11 13 (16.67%) Clustering
11 13 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
13 11 (14.10%) HP
13 11 (14.10%) WebLogic
13 11 (14.10%) JBoss
14 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
15 9 (11.54%) OpenLDAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.10%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.13%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) DNS
2 14 (17.95%) Firewall
3 13 (16.67%) LDAP
3 13 (16.67%) DHCP
4 9 (11.54%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (8.97%) SSH
6 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.13%) LAN
7 4 (5.13%) WAN
8 3 (3.85%) SAN
9 2 (2.56%) MPLS
9 2 (2.56%) DSL
10 1 (1.28%) Internet
10 1 (1.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.28%) IDOL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
1 2 (2.56%) Military
2 1 (1.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) Desktop Support
3 7 (8.97%) Support Specialist
3 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) UNIX Support
4 6 (7.69%) Server Support
5 5 (6.41%) Linux Support
6 4 (5.13%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) Java EE
2 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Clustering
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) iPad
5 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.28%) CMDB
6 1 (1.28%) Celerra
6 1 (1.28%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 66 (84.62%) Windows
2 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (32.05%) Windows XP
3 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (25.64%) Linux
5 17 (21.79%) UNIX
6 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.13%) Android
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.56%) VME
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.28%) AIX
9 1 (1.28%) Solaris
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) ITIL
2 17 (21.79%) Service Management
3 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.13%) Change Management
4 4 (5.13%) ITIL V3
4 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.56%) BCP
6 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (2.56%) Line Management
6 2 (2.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.28%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.28%) Change Control
7 1 (1.28%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.28%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) Perl
2 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 7 (8.97%) Korn
4 3 (3.85%) C
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCA
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.97%) NFS
3 5 (6.41%) XenApp
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
4 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) MIIS
2 7 (8.97%) SCCM
2 7 (8.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.85%) OpenView
4 2 (2.56%) Netcool
4 2 (2.56%) WSUS
4 2 (2.56%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.23%) VMware
3 13 (16.67%) Oracle
4 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 11 (14.10%) JBoss
5 11 (14.10%) HP
6 9 (11.54%) Cisco
7 8 (10.26%) Citrix
8 4 (5.13%) Lotus
9 3 (3.85%) CA
10 2 (2.56%) NetApp
10 2 (2.56%) Dell
11 1 (1.28%) EMC
11 1 (1.28%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) Siebel
11 1 (1.28%) Veritas
11 1 (1.28%) Informatica
11 1 (1.28%) AppSense
11 1 (1.28%) Altiris
11 1 (1.28%) Axway
Newcastle upon Tyne
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Darlington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £7.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago