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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 216 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.14% 5.68% 8.17%
As % of the System Software category 58.86% 51.90% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 14 18
Median daily rate £285 £265 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.70 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.63 £29.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
367 79 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.13% 10.94% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 41 30
Median daily rate £275 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £470 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 12 7
Median hourly rate £28.25 £20.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.80% +57.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £12.11 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +17 210 £285 +8.05% 3
Sunderland -2 2 - -
North Tyneside - 1 £338 -
Active Directory
North East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 318 (90.86%) Windows
2 255 (72.86%) Microsoft
3 222 (63.43%) DNS
4 217 (62.00%) DHCP
5 200 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 198 (56.57%) Windows Server
7 189 (54.00%) VMware
8 185 (52.86%) Citrix
9 179 (51.14%) SC Cleared
10 136 (38.86%) ITIL
11 125 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 123 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 123 (35.14%) XenApp
13 120 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 111 (31.71%) AppSense
15 110 (31.43%) SQL
16 105 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 99 (28.29%) Degree
18 96 (27.43%) Computer Science
19 94 (26.86%) HP
20 86 (24.57%) XenServer
21 85 (24.29%) SQL Server
22 84 (24.00%) XenDesktop
23 83 (23.71%) SCCM
24 81 (23.14%) PowerShell
24 81 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
25 79 (22.57%) Software Delivery
26 78 (22.29%) MS Exchange
27 77 (22.00%) BPSS Clearance
28 75 (21.43%) 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 78 (22.29%) MS Exchange
2 70 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (17.14%) Skype for Business
4 51 (14.57%) IIS
5 41 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (9.43%) SharePoint
7 21 (6.00%) Apache
7 21 (6.00%) IBM Notes
8 20 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
9 18 (5.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (4.57%) OpenStack
12 12 (3.43%) JBoss
13 11 (3.14%) WebLogic
14 9 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
18 3 (0.86%) CICS
18 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 75 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 35 (10.00%) MS Office
3 3 (0.86%) MS Project
3 3 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.43%) Office 365
2 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 222 (63.43%) DNS
2 217 (62.00%) DHCP
3 51 (14.57%) Firewall
4 23 (6.57%) Skype
5 22 (6.29%) SMS
6 21 (6.00%) 3G
6 21 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (4.29%) Internet
8 14 (4.00%) Intranet
9 12 (3.43%) SSH
10 11 (3.14%) LDAP
10 11 (3.14%) SAN
11 8 (2.29%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (2.29%) VPN
12 7 (2.00%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.14%) Network Security
14 4 (1.14%) SSL
14 4 (1.14%) VoIP
15 3 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.00%) MySQL
8 3 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.86%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) ObjectStore
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (11.71%) MSI
2 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.86%) JIRA
2 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) NMock
3 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.29%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.29%) WiX
General
1 14 (4.00%) Finance
2 10 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.29%) Banking
4 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 31 (8.86%) Desktop Support
3 30 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 27 (7.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 26 (7.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 23 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (6.29%) Wintel Engineer
8 21 (6.00%) Wintel Support
9 19 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (5.14%) Messaging Support
11 16 (4.57%) Server Support
12 14 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
13 13 (3.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 13 (3.71%) Analyst
14 12 (3.43%) Consultant
14 12 (3.43%) Security Engineer
15 11 (3.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 11 (3.14%) Messaging Engineer
16 10 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 10 (2.86%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.00%) Middleware
2 3 (0.86%) .NET
2 3 (0.86%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.57%) ISPF
3 2 (0.57%) Web Services
3 2 (0.57%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.29%) CSS
4 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.29%) HTML
4 1 (0.29%) JSON
4 1 (0.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (27.43%) Computer Science
2 47 (13.43%) Management Information System
3 31 (8.86%) Clustering
4 29 (8.29%) Data Centre
5 22 (6.29%) Fat Client
5 22 (6.29%) Thin Client
6 12 (3.43%) PKI
6 12 (3.43%) Visualisation
7 11 (3.14%) Blackberry
7 11 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.86%) CMDB
9 9 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.57%) Replication
10 7 (2.00%) CESG
10 7 (2.00%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.43%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.14%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.86%) AS400
13 3 (0.86%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 318 (90.86%) Windows
2 198 (56.57%) Windows Server
3 123 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 120 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (17.14%) Windows 7
6 43 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (6.29%) Apple iOS
7 22 (6.29%) Linux
7 22 (6.29%) Windows XP
8 21 (6.00%) Android
8 21 (6.00%) Unix
9 15 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.86%) Windows Phone
11 9 (2.57%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.71%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.86%) AIX
13 3 (0.86%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.57%) zOS
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (38.86%) ITIL
2 79 (22.57%) Software Delivery
3 50 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 46 (13.14%) Incident Management
4 46 (13.14%) Project Management
5 34 (9.71%) Business Continuity
5 34 (9.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 28 (8.00%) Content Management
7 27 (7.71%) Migration
7 27 (7.71%) Problem Management
8 25 (7.14%) High Availability
9 23 (6.57%) Application Packaging
9 23 (6.57%) Escalation Management
10 22 (6.29%) Configuration Management
11 20 (5.71%) ITIL V3
12 19 (5.43%) Load Balancing
12 19 (5.43%) Software Distribution
13 18 (5.14%) Change Control
13 18 (5.14%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.14%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 110 (31.43%) SQL
2 81 (23.14%) PowerShell
3 37 (10.57%) VBScript
4 35 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 24 (6.86%) VB
6 12 (3.43%) Perl
6 12 (3.43%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.29%) Korn
8 4 (1.14%) Java
9 3 (0.86%) C#
10 2 (0.57%) COBOL
10 2 (0.57%) JCL
11 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.29%) C
11 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.29%) Python
11 1 (0.29%) Ruby
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 200 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 179 (51.14%) SC Cleared
3 99 (28.29%) Degree
4 81 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (22.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 34 (9.71%) MCSE
7 10 (2.86%) MCP
8 9 (2.57%) MCITP
8 9 (2.57%) MCTS
9 7 (2.00%) MCSA
10 6 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.43%) CISSP
12 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.29%) CCNA
13 1 (0.29%) CCNP
13 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.29%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (20.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 23 (6.57%) SLA
3 5 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 125 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 123 (35.14%) XenApp
3 105 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (24.57%) XenServer
5 84 (24.00%) XenDesktop
6 52 (14.86%) Hyper-V
7 25 (7.14%) Terminal Services
8 23 (6.57%) vSphere
9 10 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (2.29%) DFS Replication
11 7 (2.00%) Brightmail
11 7 (2.00%) NFS
12 3 (0.86%) Docker
13 2 (0.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.29%) Firmware
14 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 83 (23.71%) SCCM
2 59 (16.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 35 (10.00%) XenMobile
4 32 (9.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 31 (8.86%) Microsoft Clustering
6 29 (8.29%) EdgeSight
6 29 (8.29%) SafeCom
7 21 (6.00%) OpenView
7 21 (6.00%) Perfmon
8 15 (4.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 14 (4.00%) HP SIM
10 7 (2.00%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.86%) Puppet
11 3 (0.86%) SAP Afaria
12 2 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.57%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 255 (72.86%) Microsoft
2 189 (54.00%) VMware
3 185 (52.86%) Citrix
4 111 (31.71%) AppSense
5 94 (26.86%) HP
6 50 (14.29%) ThinPrint
7 45 (12.86%) Oracle
8 38 (10.86%) SAP
9 21 (6.00%) Lotus
10 18 (5.14%) Intel Security
10 18 (5.14%) Red Hat
10 18 (5.14%) Symantec
11 14 (4.00%) Lumension
12 11 (3.14%) Apple
12 11 (3.14%) Trend Micro
13 8 (2.29%) Siemens
14 7 (2.00%) IronPort
15 5 (1.43%) IBM
15 5 (1.43%) Samsung
16 3 (0.86%) Informatica