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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 55 19
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -36
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 185 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.46% 2.96% 8.71%
As % of the System Software category 66.31% 27.47% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 6 18
Median daily rate £330 £240 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £289 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 5 12
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.86 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.23% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £29.70 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -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
279 91 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.31% 10.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 43 26
Median daily rate £315 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +48.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £265 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £635 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 13
Median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +46.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 £15.17 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.90 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +45 180 £330 +43.47% 7
Sunderland -2 2 - -
Active Directory
North East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 400 (86.39%) Windows
2 350 (75.59%) Microsoft
3 273 (58.96%) DNS
4 272 (58.75%) Windows Server
5 268 (57.88%) Security Cleared
6 248 (53.56%) DHCP
7 233 (50.32%) SC Cleared
8 219 (47.30%) VMware
9 191 (41.25%) Citrix
10 167 (36.07%) ITIL
11 160 (34.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 149 (32.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 134 (28.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 133 (28.73%) Microsoft App-V
15 131 (28.29%) PowerShell
16 130 (28.08%) VMware Infrastructure
17 127 (27.43%) SQL
18 126 (27.21%) Degree
19 123 (26.57%) Computer Science
19 123 (26.57%) HP
19 123 (26.57%) XenApp
20 119 (25.70%) AppSense
21 116 (25.05%) SQL Server
22 114 (24.62%) MS Excel
23 101 (21.81%) MS Exchange
24 92 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2010
25 89 (19.22%) XenServer
26 88 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
27 87 (18.79%) XenDesktop
28 84 (18.14%) SCCM

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
1 101 (21.81%) MS Exchange
2 92 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (17.71%) IIS
3 82 (17.71%) Skype for Business
4 64 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 61 (13.17%) SharePoint
6 37 (7.99%) OpenStack
7 28 (6.05%) Office Communications Server
8 24 (5.18%) Apache
9 21 (4.54%) IBM Notes
10 20 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (2.16%) JBoss
14 9 (1.94%) WebLogic
15 7 (1.51%) WebSphere
16 5 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 114 (24.62%) MS Excel
2 38 (8.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.65%) MS Project
3 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 72 (15.55%) Office 365
2 18 (3.89%) IaaS
2 18 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.89%) PaaS
2 18 (3.89%) SaaS
3 12 (2.59%) HP Helion
4 5 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.65%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 273 (58.96%) DNS
2 248 (53.56%) DHCP
3 64 (13.82%) Firewall
4 45 (9.72%) Skype
5 27 (5.83%) Internet
6 26 (5.62%) Intranet
7 23 (4.97%) Kerberos
8 19 (4.10%) LDAP
8 19 (4.10%) SAN
8 19 (4.10%) SMS
9 16 (3.46%) 3G
9 16 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (2.59%) HTTP
10 12 (2.59%) NAS
11 11 (2.38%) TCP/IP
12 10 (2.16%) X.500
13 9 (1.94%) SSL
13 9 (1.94%) VPN
14 8 (1.73%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.73%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (25.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.16%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.51%) MySQL
8 5 (1.08%) OLTP
9 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.65%) DB2
10 1 (0.22%) EDMS
10 1 (0.22%) ObjectStore
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (9.07%) MSI
2 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.65%) JIRA
3 3 (0.65%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.43%) NMock
4 2 (0.43%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.43%) WiX
5 1 (0.22%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (3.67%) Finance
2 10 (2.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.22%) Banking
4 1 (0.22%) Games
4 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 88 (19.01%) Support Engineer
2 37 (7.99%) Active Directory Engineer
3 31 (6.70%) Desktop Engineer
3 31 (6.70%) Desktop Support
4 30 (6.48%) Wintel Engineer
5 28 (6.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (6.05%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 23 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (4.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (4.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (4.54%) Wintel Support
8 20 (4.32%) Messaging Support
9 18 (3.89%) Consultant
10 16 (3.46%) Messaging Engineer
10 16 (3.46%) Server Support
11 15 (3.24%) Server Engineer
12 13 (2.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 13 (2.81%) Mobility Engineer
12 13 (2.81%) Security Engineer
13 12 (2.59%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.05%) Middleware
2 14 (3.02%) .NET
3 10 (2.16%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.30%) Web Services
5 3 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.65%) J2EE
5 3 (0.65%) Servlets
5 3 (0.65%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.43%) ISPF
6 2 (0.43%) XML
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 123 (26.57%) Computer Science
2 55 (11.88%) Management Information System
3 51 (11.02%) Clustering
4 34 (7.34%) Data Centre
5 24 (5.18%) PKI
6 18 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (3.89%) Replication
7 16 (3.46%) Fat Client
7 16 (3.46%) Thin Client
8 13 (2.81%) Visualisation
9 12 (2.59%) Blackberry
10 11 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (2.16%) CMDB
11 10 (2.16%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.73%) CESG
13 7 (1.51%) Cryptography
14 5 (1.08%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
15 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 400 (86.39%) Windows
2 272 (58.75%) Windows Server
3 160 (34.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 149 (32.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 88 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (14.47%) Windows 7
7 37 (7.99%) Linux
8 31 (6.70%) Android
8 31 (6.70%) Apple iOS
9 22 (4.75%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.02%) Unix
11 11 (2.38%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.38%) Windows Phone
12 10 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.94%) Windows 10
14 8 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.86%) AIX
15 4 (0.86%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (36.07%) ITIL
2 76 (16.41%) Software Delivery
3 61 (13.17%) Migration
4 53 (11.45%) Project Management
5 51 (11.02%) Service Delivery
6 47 (10.15%) Incident Management
7 40 (8.64%) Problem Management
8 37 (7.99%) Business Continuity
8 37 (7.99%) Load Balancing
9 36 (7.78%) Application Packaging
10 33 (7.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 30 (6.48%) Content Management
12 29 (6.26%) Change Management
13 26 (5.62%) DevOps
13 26 (5.62%) Software Distribution
14 25 (5.40%) Configuration Management
14 25 (5.40%) High Availability
15 23 (4.97%) Escalation Management
16 21 (4.54%) Change Control
16 21 (4.54%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 131 (28.29%) PowerShell
2 127 (27.43%) SQL
3 38 (8.21%) T-SQL
4 37 (7.99%) VBScript
5 24 (5.18%) VB
6 10 (2.16%) Perl
7 8 (1.73%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.51%) Java
8 7 (1.51%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.51%) Python
9 6 (1.30%) Jython
9 6 (1.30%) Korn
10 5 (1.08%) C#
11 4 (0.86%) C
12 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.43%) COBOL
13 2 (0.43%) JCL
14 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 268 (57.88%) Security Cleared
2 233 (50.32%) SC Cleared
3 134 (28.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 126 (27.21%) Degree
5 84 (18.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 75 (16.20%) MCSE
7 24 (5.18%) MCSA
8 17 (3.67%) MCTS
9 16 (3.46%) MCP
10 13 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.16%) MCITP
12 6 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.08%) CISSP
13 5 (1.08%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (16.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 26 (5.62%) SLA
3 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 133 (28.73%) Microsoft App-V
2 130 (28.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (26.57%) XenApp
4 89 (19.22%) XenServer
5 87 (18.79%) XenDesktop
6 61 (13.17%) Hyper-V
7 37 (7.99%) vSphere
8 25 (5.40%) Terminal Services
9 17 (3.67%) DFS Replication
9 17 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (2.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 13 (2.81%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.51%) Brightmail
11 7 (1.51%) NFS
12 5 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.65%) Docker
13 3 (0.65%) Firmware
13 3 (0.65%) Xen
14 2 (0.43%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 84 (18.14%) SCCM
2 57 (12.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 39 (8.42%) XenMobile
4 35 (7.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 33 (7.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 32 (6.91%) EdgeSight
6 32 (6.91%) SafeCom
7 21 (4.54%) Perfmon
8 20 (4.32%) OpenView
9 16 (3.46%) AirWatch
10 15 (3.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 14 (3.02%) HP SIM
12 11 (2.38%) Puppet
13 7 (1.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 6 (1.30%) PowerCLI
14 6 (1.30%) SCOrch
14 6 (1.30%) WSUS
15 5 (1.08%) BladeLogic
16 4 (0.86%) SAP Afaria
17 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 350 (75.59%) Microsoft
2 219 (47.30%) VMware
3 191 (41.25%) Citrix
4 123 (26.57%) HP
5 119 (25.70%) AppSense
6 51 (11.02%) ThinPrint
7 41 (8.86%) SAP
8 38 (8.21%) Oracle
9 21 (4.54%) Lotus
9 21 (4.54%) Symantec
10 20 (4.32%) Intel Security
11 15 (3.24%) Lumension
12 13 (2.81%) Red Hat
13 12 (2.59%) Trend Micro
14 11 (2.38%) Apple
14 11 (2.38%) IronPort
15 10 (2.16%) Dell
16 8 (1.73%) CA
16 8 (1.73%) Siemens
17 6 (1.30%) BMC
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