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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 285 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.89% 7.56% 5.77%
As % of the System Software category 62.09% 61.84% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 15 20
Median daily rate £280 £263 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £287
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 14 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 £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
459 76 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.03% 12.22% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 38 38
Median daily rate £280 £285 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £197 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 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 £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +10 279 £280 +6.66% 6
Sunderland -4 1 - -
North Tyneside - 1 £338 -
Active Directory
North East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 281 (90.65%) Windows
2 216 (69.68%) Microsoft
3 199 (64.19%) DNS
4 189 (60.97%) DHCP
5 176 (56.77%) Security Cleared
6 170 (54.84%) Windows Server
7 161 (51.94%) VMware
7 161 (51.94%) Citrix
8 158 (50.97%) SC Cleared
9 117 (37.74%) ITIL
10 110 (35.48%) XenApp
10 110 (35.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 108 (34.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 106 (34.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 99 (31.94%) AppSense
14 98 (31.61%) SQL
15 87 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
15 87 (28.06%) Degree
16 84 (27.10%) Computer Science
16 84 (27.10%) HP
17 77 (24.84%) SCCM
18 74 (23.87%) PowerShell
18 74 (23.87%) XenServer
19 72 (23.23%) XenDesktop
19 72 (23.23%) Microsoft Certification
19 72 (23.23%) Software Delivery
20 71 (22.90%) SQL Server
21 67 (21.61%) MS Excel
21 67 (21.61%) MS Exchange
22 65 (20.97%) BPSS Clearance

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 67 (21.61%) MS Exchange
2 60 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (16.13%) Skype for Business
4 42 (13.55%) IIS
5 33 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (8.71%) SharePoint
7 18 (5.81%) IBM Notes
8 17 (5.48%) Apache
9 15 (4.84%) Office Communications Server
10 14 (4.52%) OpenStack
11 13 (4.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (3.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (3.55%) JBoss
13 11 (3.55%) WebLogic
14 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
16 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.97%) CICS
17 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 67 (21.61%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.68%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) MS Project
3 3 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.97%) Office 365
2 8 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 199 (64.19%) DNS
2 189 (60.97%) DHCP
3 47 (15.16%) Firewall
4 22 (7.10%) SMS
5 20 (6.45%) 3G
5 20 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (5.48%) Skype
7 15 (4.84%) Internet
8 14 (4.52%) Intranet
9 11 (3.55%) LDAP
9 11 (3.55%) SAN
9 11 (3.55%) SSH
10 8 (2.58%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (2.26%) Kerberos
12 6 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.61%) VPN
14 4 (1.29%) SSL
14 4 (1.29%) VoIP
15 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.61%) MySQL
6 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.97%) DB2
8 1 (0.32%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (10.97%) MSI
2 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.97%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (4.19%) Finance
2 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.32%) Banking
4 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (21.61%) Support Engineer
2 30 (9.68%) Desktop Support
3 26 (8.39%) Desktop Engineer
4 23 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (7.10%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 21 (6.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 21 (6.77%) Wintel Engineer
6 21 (6.77%) Wintel Support
7 16 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (4.84%) Server Support
9 14 (4.52%) Active Directory Engineer
9 14 (4.52%) Analyst
10 13 (4.19%) Messaging Support
11 12 (3.87%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 11 (3.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 10 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 9 (2.90%) Messaging Engineer
14 9 (2.90%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.81%) Middleware
2 3 (0.97%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.65%) .NET
3 2 (0.65%) ISPF
4 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.32%) CSS
4 1 (0.32%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.32%) HTML
4 1 (0.32%) JSON
4 1 (0.32%) SAML
4 1 (0.32%) Web Services
4 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (27.10%) Computer Science
2 38 (12.26%) Management Information System
3 29 (9.35%) Data Centre
4 28 (9.03%) Clustering
5 21 (6.77%) Fat Client
5 21 (6.77%) Thin Client
6 11 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (3.55%) PKI
7 8 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.58%) Replication
7 8 (2.58%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.26%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.26%) CMDB
8 7 (2.26%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.61%) CESG
10 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.29%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.97%) AS400
11 3 (0.97%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 281 (90.65%) Windows
2 170 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 108 (34.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (34.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (17.74%) Windows 7
6 38 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.77%) Windows XP
8 20 (6.45%) Linux
8 20 (6.45%) Unix
9 15 (4.84%) Apple iOS
9 15 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (4.52%) Android
11 8 (2.58%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.26%) Windows Phone
13 5 (1.61%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.97%) AIX
15 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.65%) zOS
16 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (37.74%) ITIL
2 72 (23.23%) Software Delivery
3 39 (12.58%) Incident Management
3 39 (12.58%) Service Delivery
4 38 (12.26%) Project Management
5 31 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 27 (8.71%) Business Continuity
7 24 (7.74%) Problem Management
8 23 (7.42%) Content Management
9 22 (7.10%) High Availability
9 22 (7.10%) Migration
10 20 (6.45%) Application Packaging
10 20 (6.45%) Escalation Management
11 19 (6.13%) Mentoring
12 18 (5.81%) Change Control
12 18 (5.81%) ITIL V3
12 18 (5.81%) Load Balancing
12 18 (5.81%) Server Building
13 17 (5.48%) DevOps
13 17 (5.48%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 98 (31.61%) SQL
2 74 (23.87%) PowerShell
3 33 (10.65%) VBScript
4 30 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.45%) VB
6 12 (3.87%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.55%) Perl
8 8 (2.58%) Korn
9 3 (0.97%) Java
10 2 (0.65%) C#
10 2 (0.65%) COBOL
10 2 (0.65%) JCL
11 1 (0.32%) C
11 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 176 (56.77%) Security Cleared
2 158 (50.97%) SC Cleared
3 87 (28.06%) Degree
4 72 (23.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (20.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 29 (9.35%) MCSE
7 10 (3.23%) MCP
8 9 (2.90%) MCITP
8 9 (2.90%) MCTS
9 7 (2.26%) MCSA
10 6 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.61%) CISSP
12 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.32%) CCNA
13 1 (0.32%) CCNP
13 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (19.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 20 (6.45%) SLA
3 5 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 110 (35.48%) Microsoft App-V
1 110 (35.48%) XenApp
2 87 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (23.87%) XenServer
4 72 (23.23%) XenDesktop
5 43 (13.87%) Hyper-V
6 22 (7.10%) Terminal Services
7 19 (6.13%) vSphere
8 8 (2.58%) DFS Replication
9 7 (2.26%) NFS
10 6 (1.94%) Brightmail
11 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.97%) Docker
13 2 (0.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.32%) Firmware
14 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 77 (24.84%) SCCM
2 52 (16.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 28 (9.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 28 (9.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 28 (9.03%) XenMobile
4 24 (7.74%) EdgeSight
4 24 (7.74%) SafeCom
5 18 (5.81%) OpenView
5 18 (5.81%) Perfmon
6 11 (3.55%) HP SIM
6 11 (3.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.61%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.97%) Puppet
9 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.65%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.65%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 216 (69.68%) Microsoft
2 161 (51.94%) Citrix
2 161 (51.94%) VMware
3 99 (31.94%) AppSense
4 84 (27.10%) HP
5 45 (14.52%) ThinPrint
6 40 (12.90%) Oracle
7 30 (9.68%) SAP
8 18 (5.81%) Lotus
8 18 (5.81%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.52%) Symantec
10 13 (4.19%) Intel Security
11 10 (3.23%) Lumension
12 8 (2.58%) Apple
13 7 (2.26%) Trend Micro
14 6 (1.94%) IronPort
15 5 (1.61%) IBM
16 4 (1.29%) Siemens
17 3 (0.97%) Informatica
17 3 (0.97%) Sun
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