The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.70% 6.54% 5.88%
As % of the System Software category 74.36% 51.85% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £154 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £205 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £279 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.34% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £10.55 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.10 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
North East

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

System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.01% 12.62% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 21
Average daily rate £263 £239 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -1.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £172 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £10.56 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 24 £225 - 4
Sunderland -3 3 £225 +28.57% 1
Gateshead -1 2 - -
Prudhoe - - - -
Active Directory
North East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows XP
2 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
3 15 (30.61%) DNS
4 14 (28.57%) Linux
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (26.53%) UNIX
6 12 (24.49%) SQL
7 10 (20.41%) Oracle
7 10 (20.41%) WebLogic
7 10 (20.41%) Firewall
7 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
8 9 (18.37%) Perl
8 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
8 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
8 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (16.33%) ITIL
9 8 (16.33%) JBoss
9 8 (16.33%) DHCP
9 8 (16.33%) Cisco
9 8 (16.33%) VMware
9 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 7 (14.29%) MS Office
10 7 (14.29%) LDAP
10 7 (14.29%) NFS
10 7 (14.29%) HP
10 7 (14.29%) Service Management
10 7 (14.29%) SSH

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 10 (20.41%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) DNS
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) DHCP
4 7 (14.29%) LDAP
4 7 (14.29%) SSH
4 7 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (8.16%) LAN
5 4 (8.16%) WAN
6 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) MPLS
6 2 (4.08%) DSL
7 1 (2.04%) SAN
7 1 (2.04%) NAS
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) IDOL
General
1 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Military
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) UNIX Support
4 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Linux Support
5 4 (8.16%) Support Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Server Support
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) Java EE
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Celerra
2 1 (2.04%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows XP
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (28.57%) Linux
4 13 (26.53%) UNIX
5 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
6 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (6.12%) Change Management
3 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.08%) Change Control
4 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.08%) SOA
4 2 (4.08%) B2B
4 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.04%) Project Management
5 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.04%) ERP
5 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.04%) Information Security Management
5 1 (2.04%) Security Management
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Information Security
5 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) Perl
3 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 7 (14.29%) Korn
4 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) NFS
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
2 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) SCOM
2 3 (6.12%) WSUS
2 3 (6.12%) OpenView
3 2 (4.08%) Netcool
4 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
4 8 (16.33%) VMware
4 8 (16.33%) JBoss
4 8 (16.33%) Cisco
5 7 (14.29%) HP
6 5 (10.20%) CA
7 2 (4.08%) NetApp
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.04%) Veritas
8 1 (2.04%) Lotus
8 1 (2.04%) Axway
8 1 (2.04%) Draytek
8 1 (2.04%) Informatica
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) Siebel