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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 48 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.48% 6.71% 7.93%
As % of the System Software category 77.42% 61.11% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 4
Average daily rate
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£242 £188 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.20% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £134 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £279 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 14
Average hourly rate £22.25 £15.50 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.54% -2.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
62 18 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.95% 10.98% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 22
Average daily rate £320 £200 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £134 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -7 37 £252 +7.34% 2
Sunderland 0 8 £225 +28.57%
Gateshead -2 2 - -
Active Directory
North East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 57 (86.36%) Windows
2 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 24 (36.36%) SQL
3 24 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 23 (34.85%) ITIL
5 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (30.30%) DNS
8 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 16 (24.24%) UNIX
10 15 (22.73%) Clustering
10 15 (22.73%) Linux
11 14 (21.21%) Oracle
12 13 (19.70%) Service Management
12 13 (19.70%) DV Cleared
13 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
13 12 (18.18%) Firewall
13 12 (18.18%) VMware
14 11 (16.67%) Red Hat
14 11 (16.67%) HP
14 11 (16.67%) DHCP
14 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
15 10 (15.15%) JBoss
15 10 (15.15%) WebLogic
16 9 (13.64%) MIIS
16 9 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 10 (15.15%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.58%) IBM Notes
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.06%) Apache
3 4 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.30%) DNS
2 12 (18.18%) Firewall
3 11 (16.67%) DHCP
4 8 (12.12%) LDAP
4 8 (12.12%) OpenLDAP
5 6 (9.09%) SSH
6 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.06%) LAN
6 4 (6.06%) WAN
7 2 (3.03%) DSL
7 2 (3.03%) MPLS
7 2 (3.03%) SAN
8 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.52%) IDOL
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
1 2 (3.03%) Military
2 1 (1.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.61%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Support Specialist
5 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.09%) UNIX Support
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Support
6 5 (7.58%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.06%) Wintel Support
7 4 (6.06%) Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Server Support
8 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Specialist
8 3 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.52%) Java EE
2 1 (1.52%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Clustering
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 57 (86.36%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (24.24%) UNIX
6 15 (22.73%) Linux
7 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.03%) VME
9 2 (3.03%) Solaris
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.52%) AIX
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) Service Management
3 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
3 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.58%) Change Management
4 4 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.03%) BCP
7 1 (1.52%) Project Management
7 1 (1.52%) CRM
7 1 (1.52%) SOA
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.52%) Information Security
7 1 (1.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.52%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (12.12%) Perl
2 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
3 6 (9.09%) Korn
4 3 (4.55%) C
5 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.70%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.09%) NFS
3 4 (6.06%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) MIIS
1 9 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (12.12%) SCCM
3 5 (7.58%) OpenView
4 4 (6.06%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.03%) WSUS
5 2 (3.03%) Netcool
6 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) Oracle
3 12 (18.18%) VMware
4 11 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 11 (16.67%) HP
5 10 (15.15%) JBoss
6 6 (9.09%) Citrix
6 6 (9.09%) Cisco
7 5 (7.58%) Lotus
8 2 (3.03%) NetApp
8 2 (3.03%) CA
9 1 (1.52%) Informatica
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) Veritas
9 1 (1.52%) Siebel
9 1 (1.52%) Axway
9 1 (1.52%) Draytek