Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 11 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 +41 -23
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 91 384 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.56% 16.67% 3.73%
As % of the System Software category 51.70% 60.57% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 292 19
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £310 £320 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +20.75% +13.98%
10th Percentile £178 £205 £208
90th Percentile £420 £468 £300
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £320 £265
% change year-on-year -3.13% +20.75% +17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 60 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +86.67% -45.45%
10th Percentile £9.55 £10.93 £12.20
90th Percentile £44.75 £31.95 £28.85
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% +86.67% -45.45%

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 176 634 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.42% 27.52% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 426 79
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £340 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -10.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £221 £205 £212
90th Percentile £547 £472 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +7.94% -10.00% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 65 26
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +2.75% -0.91%
10th Percentile £9.55 £14.90 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.75 £32.95 £40.88
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +21.35%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 79 (86.81%) Windows
2 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
3 44 (48.35%) DNS
4 42 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 35 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 31 (34.07%) SC Cleared
7 29 (31.87%) SQL
8 24 (26.37%) MS Exchange
9 23 (25.27%) Linux
9 23 (25.27%) DHCP
9 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (25.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 22 (24.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (24.18%) Skype for Business
10 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (24.18%) Red Hat
10 22 (24.18%) Windows XP
10 22 (24.18%) Oracle
10 22 (24.18%) WebLogic
11 21 (23.08%) Unix
11 21 (23.08%) Citrix
11 21 (23.08%) VMware
12 20 (21.98%) NFS
12 20 (21.98%) LDAP
12 20 (21.98%) PL/SQL
12 20 (21.98%) SCCM
12 20 (21.98%) OpenLDAP
12 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (20.88%) SSH
14 18 (19.78%) Migration

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 24 (26.37%) MS Exchange
2 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (24.18%) Skype for Business
2 22 (24.18%) WebLogic
3 17 (18.68%) JBoss
4 15 (16.48%) SharePoint
5 14 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (9.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (8.79%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.10%) Confluence
8 1 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) Office 365
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) IaaS
3 2 (2.20%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (48.35%) DNS
2 23 (25.27%) DHCP
3 20 (21.98%) LDAP
3 20 (21.98%) OpenLDAP
4 19 (20.88%) SSH
5 18 (19.78%) Firewall
6 9 (9.89%) Skype
6 9 (9.89%) SMS
7 4 (4.40%) WAN
8 3 (3.30%) LAN
9 2 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.20%) SAN
9 2 (2.20%) VoIP
10 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.10%) Modbus
10 1 (1.10%) NAS
10 1 (1.10%) PBX
10 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.10%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.49%) MSI
3 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) GitLab
General
1 1 (1.10%) Advertising
1 1 (1.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (15.38%) Consultant
2 13 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Desktop Support
4 11 (12.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Wintel Support
9 6 (6.59%) Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) IT Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) Messaging Specialist
10 5 (5.49%) Migration Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) SCCM Consultant
11 4 (4.40%) Collaboration Specialist
11 4 (4.40%) Linux Support
11 4 (4.40%) Linux Support Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 3 (3.30%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) .NET
2 7 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (2.20%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.30%) Clustering
2 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) PKI
3 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (86.81%) Windows
2 35 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 23 (25.27%) Linux
3 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (24.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (24.18%) Windows XP
5 21 (23.08%) Unix
6 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.40%) Solaris
10 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.10%) AIX
11 1 (1.10%) Android
11 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 18 (19.78%) Migration
3 16 (17.58%) ITIL
4 14 (15.38%) DevOps
5 7 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.40%) Server Building
7 3 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.30%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (2.20%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.20%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.20%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.20%) Telematics
8 2 (2.20%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.10%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.10%) High Availability
9 1 (1.10%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.10%) Open Source
9 1 (1.10%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) SQL
2 20 (21.98%) PL/SQL
3 14 (15.38%) Korn
3 14 (15.38%) Perl
3 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.79%) C#
4 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 31 (34.07%) SC Cleared
3 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (9.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (9.89%) Degree
6 7 (7.69%) MCSE
7 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 20 (21.98%) NFS
2 17 (18.68%) XenDesktop
3 16 (17.58%) XenApp
4 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.48%) XenServer
5 14 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (7.69%) Brightmail
7 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.30%) vSphere
9 2 (2.20%) Xen
10 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (21.98%) SCCM
2 9 (9.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.40%) Ansible
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.30%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.20%) Dollar Universe
5 2 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.20%) WSUS
6 1 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.10%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.10%) Puppet
6 1 (1.10%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.18%) Oracle
2 22 (24.18%) Red Hat
3 21 (23.08%) Citrix
3 21 (23.08%) VMware
4 15 (16.48%) AppSense
5 7 (7.69%) HP
5 7 (7.69%) IronPort
6 3 (3.30%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
7 2 (2.20%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.20%) McAfee
7 2 (2.20%) Symantec
8 1 (1.10%) Apple
8 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) Meridio
8 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.10%) ThinPrint
8 1 (1.10%) Veeam