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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 40 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.12% 4.74% 3.90%
As % of the System Software category 57.97% 50.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 0
Average daily rate
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£265 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
69 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.55% 9.48% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 5
Average daily rate £275 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £20.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 30 June 2015.

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 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 +3 39 £263 +11.70% 1
Sunderland - 3 £300 - 2
Active Directory
North East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 41 (80.39%) Windows
2 36 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 24 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (35.29%) DNS
6 16 (31.37%) DHCP
7 15 (29.41%) ITIL
8 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (27.45%) VMware
9 13 (25.49%) Finance
9 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
10 12 (23.53%) HP
10 12 (23.53%) SQL
10 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
10 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
11 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (17.65%) Citrix
14 8 (15.69%) SLA
14 8 (15.69%) PKI
14 8 (15.69%) Migration
15 7 (13.73%) Service Management
15 7 (13.73%) Clustering
15 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (13.73%) MS Office
16 6 (11.76%) SAN
16 6 (11.76%) Degree
16 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
2 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) DNS
2 16 (31.37%) DHCP
3 6 (11.76%) SAN
4 5 (9.80%) VPN
4 5 (9.80%) SMTP
5 2 (3.92%) 3G
5 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.96%) SSH
6 1 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Service Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Wintel Support
8 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
1 1 (1.96%) Java EE
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) PKI
2 7 (13.73%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.80%) UNIX
5 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.84%) Solaris
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) Linux
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.96%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Migration
3 7 (13.73%) Service Management
4 5 (9.80%) Software Delivery
5 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.88%) Change Management
6 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.92%) Security Patching
8 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.96%) Line Management
8 1 (1.96%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.96%) CRM
8 1 (1.96%) SOA
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) XenApp
2 5 (9.80%) vSphere
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.88%) Xen
5 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.96%) NFS
6 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (9.80%) WSUS
2 5 (9.80%) SCCM
3 3 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.88%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.92%) Netcool
4 2 (3.92%) SCOM
4 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.96%) OpenView
5 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.96%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 36 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 12 (23.53%) HP
4 9 (17.65%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) CA
5 5 (9.80%) Symantec
6 3 (5.88%) McAfee
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle
7 2 (3.92%) NetApp
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.92%) AppSense
8 1 (1.96%) SAP
8 1 (1.96%) BT