Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 20 13
Rank change year-on-year -17 -7 +53
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 52 84 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.04% 9.68% 14.75%
As % of the System Software category 29.21% 50.30% 58.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 240
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -4.62% +30.00%
10th Percentile £280 £178 £205
90th Percentile £461 £424 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +29.03% -4.62% +22.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 50
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.64% -50.00% +15.82%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.70 £10.93
90th Percentile £20.85 £48.00 £29.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% -50.00% +44.67%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 178 167 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.67% 19.24% 25.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 121 343
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £218 £205
90th Percentile £552 £550 £474
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +28.57% +9.38% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 60
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.64% -50.00% +1.82%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.70 £12.07
90th Percentile £20.85 £48.00 £29.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% -49.09% +0.92%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 38 (73.08%) Windows
2 33 (63.46%) Security Cleared
3 29 (55.77%) SC Cleared
3 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
4 28 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 24 (46.15%) ITIL
6 23 (44.23%) HP
7 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
7 22 (42.31%) VMware
8 19 (36.54%) MS Exchange
9 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (32.69%) SCCM
11 15 (28.85%) Linux
11 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (28.85%) Puppet
12 14 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (26.92%) XenApp
12 14 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (26.92%) GitLab
12 14 (26.92%) Security Hardening
12 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
12 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
12 14 (26.92%) SQL
12 14 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (25.00%) SCOM
13 13 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
13 13 (25.00%) Oracle
13 13 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 19 (36.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) IaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) PaaS
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Firewall
2 8 (15.38%) HTTP
2 8 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 8 (15.38%) iSCSI
2 8 (15.38%) NAS
2 8 (15.38%) SAN
3 7 (13.46%) DHCP
4 6 (11.54%) DNS
5 5 (9.62%) WAN
6 4 (7.69%) LAN
7 1 (1.92%) 3G
7 1 (1.92%) Network Security
7 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.92%) Skype
7 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.92%) VoIP
7 1 (1.92%) VPN
7 1 (1.92%) WebEx
7 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) GitLab
2 12 (23.08%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Administrator
2 7 (13.46%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Server Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) NHS
3 3 (5.77%) PKI
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Handset
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.85%) Linux
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.69%) Android
6 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Phone
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (26.92%) Security Hardening
3 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (21.15%) ITSM
5 10 (19.23%) Service Management
6 8 (15.38%) Decision-Making
6 8 (15.38%) OO
6 8 (15.38%) Runbook
6 8 (15.38%) Software Distribution
6 8 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Statistics
9 4 (7.69%) Coaching
9 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.69%) Process Improvement
10 3 (5.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (63.46%) Security Cleared
2 29 (55.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.92%) XenApp
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) SCCM
2 15 (28.85%) Puppet
3 13 (25.00%) SCOM
3 13 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (25.00%) vCenter Server
3 13 (25.00%) vMotion
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (15.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 3 (5.77%) AirWatch
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Afaria
6 3 (5.77%) XenMobile
7 2 (3.85%) Ansible
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) HP
3 22 (42.31%) VMware
4 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
5 13 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 13 (25.00%) BMC
5 13 (25.00%) Oracle
6 12 (23.08%) EMC
7 7 (13.46%) Citrix
8 5 (9.62%) McAfee
9 4 (7.69%) SAP
10 3 (5.77%) Apple
10 3 (5.77%) Ivanti
11 2 (3.85%) Amdocs
11 2 (3.85%) BT
11 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.85%) Xerox
12 1 (1.92%) Google
12 1 (1.92%) NetApp
12 1 (1.92%) Remedy