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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 263 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.48% 20.08% 8.07%
As % of the System Software category 56.92% 61.74% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 146 13
Median daily rate £238 £280 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.17% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £330 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 15
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +115.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £19.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £36.27 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 65 426 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.41% 32.52% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 257 34
Median daily rate £324 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £212 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +119.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £26.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 72 (82.76%) Windows
2 59 (67.82%) Security Cleared
3 55 (63.22%) Windows Server
4 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
5 42 (48.28%) SC Cleared
6 34 (39.08%) PowerShell
7 30 (34.48%) ITIL
8 25 (28.74%) Linux
9 24 (27.59%) Oracle
9 24 (27.59%) DHCP
9 24 (27.59%) DNS
9 24 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (26.44%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (26.44%) Git (software)
10 23 (26.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (26.44%) Red Hat
10 23 (26.44%) TIBCO
10 23 (26.44%) BusinessObjects
10 23 (26.44%) WebLogic
10 23 (26.44%) Unix
10 23 (26.44%) Ansible
10 23 (26.44%) DevOps
10 23 (26.44%) Dollar Universe
10 23 (26.44%) Jenkins
10 23 (26.44%) Sonatype Nexus
11 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (25.29%) Software Packaging
11 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development

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 23 (26.44%) WebLogic
2 19 (21.84%) SharePoint
3 17 (19.54%) Confluence
3 17 (19.54%) MS Exchange
4 12 (13.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (11.49%) Skype for Business
6 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (9.20%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (9.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (26.44%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (19.54%) Trello
4 10 (11.49%) Office 365
5 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) DHCP
1 24 (27.59%) DNS
2 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.34%) Skype
4 2 (2.30%) 3G
4 2 (2.30%) HTTP
4 2 (2.30%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.30%) SSL
4 2 (2.30%) VLAN
4 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.15%) Firewall
5 1 (1.15%) Network Security
5 1 (1.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.15%) MS Access
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) Git (software)
1 23 (26.44%) Jenkins
1 23 (26.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 17 (19.54%) GitLab
2 17 (19.54%) JIRA
3 2 (2.30%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.90%) Military
2 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 22 (25.29%) Support Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) Migration Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Wintel Support
4 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (9.20%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) IT Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.75%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (5.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (82.76%) Windows
2 55 (63.22%) Windows Server
3 25 (28.74%) Linux
4 24 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (26.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (26.44%) Unix
6 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (22.99%) Windows 7
8 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (5.75%) Android
9 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.60%) Windows 10
11 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) ITIL
2 23 (26.44%) DevOps
3 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.99%) Configuration Management
5 18 (20.69%) Change Control
6 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (19.54%) Open Source
7 14 (16.09%) Migration
8 11 (12.64%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (5.75%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (5.75%) Visualisation
10 4 (4.60%) Service Management
10 4 (4.60%) Software Delivery
10 4 (4.60%) Software Distribution
11 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.45%) Content Management
11 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (3.45%) Patch Management
12 2 (2.30%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.08%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.94%) SQL
3 2 (2.30%) REXX
3 2 (2.30%) Tcl
3 2 (2.30%) VB
4 1 (1.15%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (67.82%) Security Cleared
2 42 (48.28%) SC Cleared
3 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.05%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.05%) MCSE
5 4 (4.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (26.44%) Ansible
1 23 (26.44%) Dollar Universe
2 12 (13.79%) SCCM
3 9 (10.34%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (4.60%) Netcool
5 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.59%) Oracle
3 23 (26.44%) Red Hat
3 23 (26.44%) TIBCO
4 17 (19.54%) Atlassian
5 14 (16.09%) HP
6 9 (10.34%) VMware
7 7 (8.05%) Citrix
8 5 (5.75%) Trend Micro
9 4 (4.60%) NetApp
10 2 (2.30%) SAP
11 1 (1.15%) Apple
11 1 (1.15%) AppSense
11 1 (1.15%) Cisco
11 1 (1.15%) Meridio
11 1 (1.15%) ThinPrint
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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