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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 34 59 24
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -35
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 53 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.40% 1.88% 5.74%
As % of the System Software category 51.96% 23.64% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 13
Median daily rate £290 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £134 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £335 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 2
Median hourly rate £11.94 £9.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.65% -59.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.21 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £11.36 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +3.57%

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
102 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.25% 7.97% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 26
Median daily rate £290 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £533 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 5
Median hourly rate £21.50 £9.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.31% -56.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.21 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £11.36 £29.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +24 48 £318 +7.62% 14
Sunderland - 4 £125 -
Active Directory
North East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 210 (83.00%) Windows
2 160 (63.24%) Microsoft
3 154 (60.87%) Security Cleared
4 143 (56.52%) Windows Server
5 125 (49.41%) DNS
6 121 (47.83%) SC Cleared
7 94 (37.15%) PowerShell
8 83 (32.81%) DHCP
9 69 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 63 (24.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 63 (24.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (23.32%) Windows 7
11 59 (23.32%) ITIL
12 57 (22.53%) SQL
13 56 (22.13%) VMware
13 56 (22.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 53 (20.95%) Linux
15 51 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 51 (20.16%) Migration
16 49 (19.37%) MCSE
17 48 (18.97%) HP
18 47 (18.58%) Office 365
19 43 (17.00%) MS Exchange
20 42 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
20 42 (16.60%) SCCM
21 41 (16.21%) SharePoint
22 37 (14.62%) SQL Server
22 37 (14.62%) Citrix
23 36 (14.23%) Exchange Server 2013
23 36 (14.23%) 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 43 (17.00%) MS Exchange
2 41 (16.21%) SharePoint
3 36 (14.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (14.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (13.44%) Skype for Business
5 30 (11.86%) IIS
6 24 (9.49%) WebLogic
7 22 (8.70%) OpenStack
8 17 (6.72%) Confluence
9 14 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (5.53%) Office Communications Server
10 11 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (2.77%) JBoss
14 3 (1.19%) Apache
14 3 (1.19%) Jetty
14 3 (1.19%) Mongrel
14 3 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.58%) Office 365
2 29 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (7.11%) IaaS
4 18 (7.11%) PaaS
4 18 (7.11%) SaaS
5 12 (4.74%) HP Helion
5 12 (4.74%) Trello
6 5 (1.98%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.19%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 125 (49.41%) DNS
2 83 (32.81%) DHCP
3 30 (11.86%) Skype
4 26 (10.28%) Firewall
4 26 (10.28%) LDAP
5 22 (8.70%) Kerberos
5 22 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 18 (7.11%) Internet
6 18 (7.11%) Intranet
7 14 (5.53%) X.500
8 13 (5.14%) HTTP
8 13 (5.14%) NAS
9 11 (4.35%) SSL
10 10 (3.95%) HTTPS
10 10 (3.95%) iSCSI
10 10 (3.95%) SAN
11 7 (2.77%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (2.77%) SSH
12 6 (2.37%) 3G
12 6 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.98%) OLTP
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) EDMS
5 1 (0.40%) MS Access
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.91%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.72%) JIRA
3 17 (6.72%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (4.74%) GitLab
5 5 (1.98%) MSI
5 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.19%) NMock
7 3 (1.19%) StarTeam
7 3 (1.19%) Travis CI
7 3 (1.19%) WiX
General
1 7 (2.77%) Finance
2 1 (0.40%) Games
2 1 (0.40%) German Language
2 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 27 (10.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 26 (10.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (6.72%) Desktop Engineer
5 16 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (5.93%) Desktop Support
7 14 (5.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 14 (5.53%) Server Engineer
7 14 (5.53%) Wintel Engineer
8 13 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.14%) Migration Engineer
9 12 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (4.74%) Consultant
9 12 (4.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 12 (4.74%) Office 365 Specialist
10 11 (4.35%) Administrator
11 9 (3.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.56%) Wintel Server Engineer
12 7 (2.77%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (2.77%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.30%) Software Packaging
2 15 (5.93%) .NET
3 11 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.95%) Middleware
5 6 (2.37%) Web Services
6 3 (1.19%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.19%) J2EE
6 3 (1.19%) Servlets
6 3 (1.19%) XML
7 2 (0.79%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.40%) HTML
8 1 (0.40%) HTML5
8 1 (0.40%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.44%) Computer Science
2 26 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.91%) Clustering
4 15 (5.93%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.93%) PKI
4 15 (5.93%) Replication
5 8 (3.16%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.16%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.77%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.58%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) CESG
9 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 210 (83.00%) Windows
2 143 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 63 (24.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (23.32%) Windows 7
5 56 (22.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (20.95%) Linux
7 51 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (12.25%) Unix
9 29 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (10.28%) Windows XP
11 15 (5.93%) Android
11 15 (5.93%) Apple iOS
12 12 (4.74%) Windows 8
13 10 (3.95%) Windows 10
14 8 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (2.37%) AIX
16 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.32%) ITIL
2 51 (20.16%) Migration
3 36 (14.23%) DevOps
4 30 (11.86%) Open Source
5 28 (11.07%) Change Control
5 28 (11.07%) Virtual Environments
6 25 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (9.88%) Configuration Management
7 19 (7.51%) Load Balancing
8 18 (7.11%) Software Delivery
9 15 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (5.93%) Problem Management
10 14 (5.53%) Change Management
10 14 (5.53%) PRINCE2
11 13 (5.14%) OO
12 12 (4.74%) Application Packaging
12 12 (4.74%) TOGAF
13 11 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.35%) Software Distribution
14 10 (3.95%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 94 (37.15%) PowerShell
2 57 (22.53%) SQL
3 12 (4.74%) Perl
4 11 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.56%) Java
6 7 (2.77%) Korn
6 7 (2.77%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.77%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.37%) C
7 6 (2.37%) C#
7 6 (2.37%) Jython
7 6 (2.37%) Python
8 3 (1.19%) VB
8 3 (1.19%) VBScript
9 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.40%) REXX
10 1 (0.40%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 154 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 121 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 63 (24.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (19.37%) MCSE
5 34 (13.44%) Degree
6 19 (7.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (7.11%) MCSA
8 13 (5.14%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.56%) MCTS
10 8 (3.16%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.16%) MCP
11 4 (1.58%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (5.14%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (9.88%) XenApp
3 23 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (8.30%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (5.93%) vSphere
6 10 (3.95%) DFS Replication
7 8 (3.16%) NFS
7 8 (3.16%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.16%) XenServer
8 6 (2.37%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.98%) Docker
10 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.19%) Xen
12 2 (0.79%) Firmware
12 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (16.60%) SCCM
2 17 (6.72%) Ansible
2 17 (6.72%) Dollar Universe
3 13 (5.14%) HP SiteScope
3 13 (5.14%) Puppet
4 10 (3.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (3.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 9 (3.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (3.16%) AirWatch
7 7 (2.77%) SCOrch
7 7 (2.77%) WSUS
8 5 (1.98%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.58%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.79%) WMI
11 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.40%) Netcool
11 1 (0.40%) SCSM
11 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 160 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 56 (22.13%) VMware
3 48 (18.97%) HP
4 37 (14.62%) Citrix
5 30 (11.86%) Red Hat
6 25 (9.88%) AppSense
6 25 (9.88%) Oracle
7 17 (6.72%) Atlassian
7 17 (6.72%) TIBCO
8 10 (3.95%) CA
9 8 (3.16%) Dell
10 7 (2.77%) Symantec
10 7 (2.77%) Trend Micro
11 6 (2.37%) BMC
11 6 (2.37%) ThinPrint
12 5 (1.98%) IBM
12 5 (1.98%) Sun
13 4 (1.58%) IronPort
13 4 (1.58%) Veritas
14 3 (1.19%) Google
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