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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 189 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.49% 3.04% 6.08%
As % of the System Software category 60.19% 36.67% 51.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 5 14
Median daily rate £330 £250 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £218 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £324 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.36 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.66% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.88 £12.50 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £26.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.79 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.94% -1.41%
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 60 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.74% 8.29% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 21 35
Median daily rate £340 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 9
Median hourly rate £26.58 £26.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -11.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +39 185 £330 +37.50% 3
Sunderland -3 2 £125 -61.53% 2
Active Directory
North East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 273 (83.23%) Windows
2 243 (74.09%) Microsoft
3 185 (56.40%) Windows Server
4 182 (55.49%) Security Cleared
5 181 (55.18%) DNS
6 149 (45.43%) SC Cleared
7 146 (44.51%) DHCP
8 125 (38.11%) VMware
9 100 (30.49%) Citrix
10 99 (30.18%) ITIL
11 95 (28.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 92 (28.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 92 (28.05%) PowerShell
13 84 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 84 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 83 (25.30%) MS Excel
15 82 (25.00%) SQL
16 75 (22.87%) SQL Server
17 71 (21.65%) HP
18 69 (21.04%) Degree
18 69 (21.04%) Microsoft App-V
19 66 (20.12%) Computer Science
20 62 (18.90%) MS Exchange
20 62 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
21 61 (18.60%) XenApp
22 59 (17.99%) MCSE
22 59 (17.99%) AppSense
23 58 (17.68%) Migration
23 58 (17.68%) Windows 7
24 56 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010

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 62 (18.90%) MS Exchange
2 56 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 56 (17.07%) IIS
3 50 (15.24%) Skype for Business
4 48 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (14.33%) SharePoint
6 25 (7.62%) OpenStack
7 19 (5.79%) Office Communications Server
8 16 (4.88%) Apache
9 14 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (3.66%) IBM Notes
12 8 (2.44%) JBoss
13 7 (2.13%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.52%) Confluence
15 4 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (25.30%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (16.46%) Office 365
2 18 (5.49%) IaaS
2 18 (5.49%) PaaS
2 18 (5.49%) SaaS
3 15 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.66%) HP Helion
5 5 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.52%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.91%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 181 (55.18%) DNS
2 146 (44.51%) DHCP
3 45 (13.72%) Firewall
4 35 (10.67%) Skype
5 26 (7.93%) LDAP
6 25 (7.62%) Kerberos
7 23 (7.01%) Internet
7 23 (7.01%) Intranet
8 14 (4.27%) TCP/IP
8 14 (4.27%) X.500
9 13 (3.96%) HTTP
9 13 (3.96%) NAS
10 11 (3.35%) SAN
11 10 (3.05%) 3G
11 10 (3.05%) iSCSI
11 10 (3.05%) SSL
11 10 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (2.74%) HTTPS
12 9 (2.74%) VPN
13 8 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.05%) RDBMS
2 10 (3.05%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.52%) MySQL
5 5 (1.52%) OLTP
5 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 26 (7.93%) MSI
2 6 (1.83%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.52%) JIRA
3 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.22%) NMock
4 4 (1.22%) StarTeam
4 4 (1.22%) WiX
5 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.91%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (3.35%) Manufacturing
2 10 (3.05%) Finance
3 3 (0.91%) Advertising
4 1 (0.30%) Games
4 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (17.99%) Support Engineer
2 34 (10.37%) Active Directory Engineer
3 24 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
4 21 (6.40%) Wintel Engineer
5 19 (5.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (5.18%) Desktop Support
7 16 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (4.27%) Consultant
8 14 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.27%) Server Engineer
9 13 (3.96%) Administrator
9 13 (3.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 13 (3.96%) Messaging Support
9 13 (3.96%) Office 365 Specialist
10 12 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (3.66%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 11 (3.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.05%) Mobility Engineer
12 10 (3.05%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.71%) Middleware
2 15 (4.57%) .NET
3 12 (3.66%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.13%) Web Services
5 5 (1.52%) Software Packaging
6 4 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.22%) XML
7 3 (0.91%) J2EE
7 3 (0.91%) Servlets
8 2 (0.61%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.30%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 66 (20.12%) Computer Science
2 34 (10.37%) Clustering
3 33 (10.06%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.49%) PKI
5 16 (4.88%) Replication
6 15 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (3.66%) Fat Client
8 12 (3.66%) Thin Client
9 11 (3.35%) Blackberry
9 11 (3.35%) Visualisation
10 10 (3.05%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.83%) CESG
11 6 (1.83%) CMDB
12 4 (1.22%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.22%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.30%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 273 (83.23%) Windows
2 185 (56.40%) Windows Server
3 95 (28.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 84 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (17.68%) Windows 7
7 38 (11.59%) Linux
8 26 (7.93%) Android
8 26 (7.93%) Apple iOS
8 26 (7.93%) Windows XP
9 15 (4.57%) Unix
9 15 (4.57%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.66%) Windows 10
11 8 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (2.13%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.83%) AIX
14 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (30.18%) ITIL
2 58 (17.68%) Migration
3 41 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 28 (8.54%) Configuration Management
5 26 (7.93%) Project Management
6 25 (7.62%) Application Packaging
7 24 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 24 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 23 (7.01%) Problem Management
9 21 (6.40%) Incident Management
10 20 (6.10%) Change Management
11 19 (5.79%) DevOps
11 19 (5.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 19 (5.79%) Virtual Environments
12 18 (5.49%) Open Source
12 18 (5.49%) Software Distribution
13 17 (5.18%) Change Control
14 16 (4.88%) Business Continuity
14 16 (4.88%) Content Management
14 16 (4.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.05%) PowerShell
2 82 (25.00%) SQL
3 22 (6.71%) T-SQL
4 17 (5.18%) VBScript
5 14 (4.27%) VB
6 13 (3.96%) Perl
7 10 (3.05%) Java
7 10 (3.05%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.13%) Korn
8 7 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.13%) Python
9 6 (1.83%) C
9 6 (1.83%) C#
9 6 (1.83%) Jython
10 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 182 (55.49%) Security Cleared
2 149 (45.43%) SC Cleared
3 92 (28.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (21.04%) Degree
5 59 (17.99%) MCSE
6 50 (15.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (5.49%) MCSA
8 13 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (3.66%) MCTS
10 11 (3.35%) MCP
11 8 (2.44%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.22%) MCITP
13 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.30%) CISSP
13 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 17 (5.18%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (21.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 61 (18.60%) XenApp
4 40 (12.20%) XenDesktop
4 40 (12.20%) XenServer
5 38 (11.59%) Hyper-V
6 22 (6.71%) vSphere
7 15 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (3.96%) DFS Replication
8 13 (3.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (3.96%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (3.66%) Terminal Services
10 8 (2.44%) NFS
11 7 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.52%) Docker
13 3 (0.91%) Xen
14 2 (0.61%) Brightmail
14 2 (0.61%) Firmware
14 2 (0.61%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (16.77%) SCCM
2 30 (9.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 21 (6.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 18 (5.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 17 (5.18%) XenMobile
6 13 (3.96%) AirWatch
6 13 (3.96%) Puppet
7 12 (3.66%) EdgeSight
7 12 (3.66%) OpenView
7 12 (3.66%) Perfmon
7 12 (3.66%) SafeCom
8 9 (2.74%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 8 (2.44%) HP SIM
9 8 (2.44%) WSUS
10 7 (2.13%) SCOrch
10 7 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (1.52%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (1.22%) HP SiteScope
13 2 (0.61%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 243 (74.09%) Microsoft
2 125 (38.11%) VMware
3 100 (30.49%) Citrix
4 71 (21.65%) HP
5 59 (17.99%) AppSense
6 24 (7.32%) Oracle
7 20 (6.10%) ThinPrint
8 18 (5.49%) SAP
9 14 (4.27%) Symantec
10 13 (3.96%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.66%) Lotus
12 11 (3.35%) Trend Micro
13 10 (3.05%) CA
13 10 (3.05%) Intel Security
14 8 (2.44%) Dell
14 8 (2.44%) Lumension
14 8 (2.44%) Siemens
15 7 (2.13%) Apple
16 6 (1.83%) BMC
16 6 (1.83%) IronPort
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