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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 208 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.72% 6.12% 5.25%
As % of the System Software category 66.24% 71.15% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 7 16
Median daily rate £275 £200 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £164 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £258 £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -1.06%
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
314 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.75% 8.60% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 17 36
Median daily rate £280 £275 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £447 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 1
Median hourly rate £28.75 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.15% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 204 £275 +41.02% 12
Sunderland - 1 - -
Active Directory
North East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 199 (90.05%) Windows
2 141 (63.80%) Microsoft
3 138 (62.44%) DNS
4 135 (61.09%) DHCP
5 127 (57.47%) Security Cleared
6 117 (52.94%) Windows Server
7 112 (50.68%) SC Cleared
8 111 (50.23%) Citrix
9 110 (49.77%) VMware
10 83 (37.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 83 (37.56%) ITIL
11 81 (36.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 81 (36.65%) XenApp
12 73 (33.03%) Microsoft App-V
13 72 (32.58%) AppSense
14 65 (29.41%) HP
15 64 (28.96%) SQL
16 61 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 55 (24.89%) Degree
17 55 (24.89%) Computer Science
18 51 (23.08%) SCCM
19 50 (22.62%) XenServer
20 48 (21.72%) XenDesktop
20 48 (21.72%) Software Delivery
21 45 (20.36%) PowerShell
21 45 (20.36%) MS Exchange
22 43 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
23 42 (19.00%) BPSS Clearance
24 39 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
24 39 (17.65%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 45 (20.36%) MS Exchange
2 39 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (15.84%) Skype for Business
4 28 (12.67%) IIS
5 21 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (9.50%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.43%) OpenStack
7 11 (4.98%) JBoss
7 11 (4.98%) Office Communications Server
7 11 (4.98%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.62%) IBM Notes
8 8 (3.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (3.17%) Apache
9 7 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.36%) Confluence
12 3 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) MS Project
3 3 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.60%) Office 365
2 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 138 (62.44%) DNS
2 135 (61.09%) DHCP
3 26 (11.76%) Firewall
4 18 (8.14%) SMS
5 15 (6.79%) 3G
5 15 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (5.88%) Skype
7 11 (4.98%) Internet
7 11 (4.98%) Intranet
7 11 (4.98%) LDAP
7 11 (4.98%) SSH
8 9 (4.07%) SAN
9 8 (3.62%) OpenLDAP
10 6 (2.71%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.81%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.81%) SSL
11 4 (1.81%) VoIP
12 3 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.36%) Network Security
12 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.90%) DB2
7 2 (0.90%) MySQL
8 1 (0.45%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (7.24%) MSI
2 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.36%) JIRA
3 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (4.98%) Finance
2 1 (0.45%) Banking
2 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (22.62%) Support Engineer
2 26 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 17 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 16 (7.24%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 15 (6.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (6.79%) Analyst
5 15 (6.79%) Wintel Engineer
6 13 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.07%) Messaging Support
8 9 (4.07%) Server Support
8 9 (4.07%) Wintel Support
9 8 (3.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 8 (3.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (3.62%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (3.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (3.17%) Messaging Engineer
10 7 (3.17%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.62%) Middleware
2 3 (1.36%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.90%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) ISPF
4 1 (0.45%) JSON
4 1 (0.45%) SAML
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (24.89%) Computer Science
2 28 (12.67%) Management Information System
3 27 (12.22%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.24%) Fat Client
4 16 (7.24%) Thin Client
5 15 (6.79%) Clustering
6 9 (4.07%) PKI
7 8 (3.62%) Replication
8 5 (2.26%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.81%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.36%) CMDB
10 3 (1.36%) DataPower
10 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.90%) AS400
11 2 (0.90%) CESG
11 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 199 (90.05%) Windows
2 117 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 83 (37.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 81 (36.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 28 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (9.50%) Windows XP
8 20 (9.05%) Unix
9 19 (8.60%) Linux
10 15 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.62%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.17%) Android
13 5 (2.26%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.81%) Windows Phone
15 3 (1.36%) AIX
15 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone 8
17 1 (0.45%) HPUX
17 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.56%) ITIL
2 48 (21.72%) Software Delivery
3 31 (14.03%) Project Management
4 29 (13.12%) Incident Management
4 29 (13.12%) Service Delivery
5 22 (9.95%) Business Continuity
5 22 (9.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 19 (8.60%) Mentoring
7 17 (7.69%) DevOps
7 17 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 16 (7.24%) Change Control
8 16 (7.24%) Server Building
9 14 (6.33%) Defect Management
9 14 (6.33%) Validation
10 13 (5.88%) Escalation Management
11 12 (5.43%) Content Management
12 11 (4.98%) High Availability
12 11 (4.98%) Migration
13 10 (4.52%) Application Packaging
13 10 (4.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.96%) SQL
2 45 (20.36%) PowerShell
3 18 (8.14%) VBScript
4 15 (6.79%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.43%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.98%) Perl
7 9 (4.07%) VB
8 8 (3.62%) Korn
9 3 (1.36%) Java
10 2 (0.90%) C#
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) COBOL
11 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.45%) JCL
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 127 (57.47%) Security Cleared
2 112 (50.68%) SC Cleared
3 55 (24.89%) Degree
4 43 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (19.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (9.05%) MCSE
7 5 (2.26%) MCP
7 5 (2.26%) MCSA
8 4 (1.81%) MCITP
8 4 (1.81%) MCTS
8 4 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.36%) CISSP
9 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) CCNA
10 1 (0.45%) CCNP
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.45%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (17.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (6.33%) SLA
3 5 (2.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (36.65%) XenApp
2 73 (33.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 61 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (22.62%) XenServer
5 48 (21.72%) XenDesktop
6 26 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 13 (5.88%) vSphere
8 12 (5.43%) Terminal Services
9 7 (3.17%) NFS
10 5 (2.26%) Brightmail
10 5 (2.26%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.36%) Docker
12 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.45%) Firmware
13 1 (0.45%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 51 (23.08%) SCCM
2 33 (14.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 23 (10.41%) XenMobile
4 20 (9.05%) EdgeSight
4 20 (9.05%) SafeCom
5 18 (8.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (3.62%) OpenView
6 8 (3.62%) Perfmon
7 6 (2.71%) HP SIM
7 6 (2.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.36%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.36%) Puppet
9 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.90%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.45%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 141 (63.80%) Microsoft
2 111 (50.23%) Citrix
3 110 (49.77%) VMware
4 72 (32.58%) AppSense
5 65 (29.41%) HP
6 37 (16.74%) ThinPrint
7 27 (12.22%) Oracle
8 25 (11.31%) SAP
9 18 (8.14%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.07%) Symantec
11 8 (3.62%) Intel Security
11 8 (3.62%) Lotus
12 5 (2.26%) Apple
12 5 (2.26%) IronPort
12 5 (2.26%) Lumension
13 4 (1.81%) IBM
14 3 (1.36%) Cisco
14 3 (1.36%) Informatica
14 3 (1.36%) Siebel
14 3 (1.36%) Sun
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