Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -23 -1 +36
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 55 98 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.80% 11.75% 17.36%
As % of the System Software category 30.73% 52.97% 59.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 61 311
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £308 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -3.91% +21.90%
10th Percentile £169 £178 £205
90th Percentile £440 £395 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £310 £320
% change year-on-year +20.97% -3.13% +21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 61
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.25 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.71% +10.71% +86.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.65 £10.30
90th Percentile £17.45 £44.25 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.88 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -61.69% +10.71% +86.67%

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 179 185 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.13% 22.18% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 133 462
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +4.84% -11.43%
10th Percentile £298 £210 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £328 £310
% change year-on-year +29.77% +5.65% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 68
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.25 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.71% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.65 £10.79
90th Percentile £17.45 £44.25 £36.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.88 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -61.69% +10.71% +3.70%

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 20 October 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 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 46 (83.64%) Windows
2 36 (65.45%) Windows Server
3 34 (61.82%) Security Cleared
4 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
5 29 (52.73%) SC Cleared
6 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (41.82%) VMware
8 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (36.36%) ITIL
11 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (32.73%) HP
13 17 (30.91%) Citrix
14 16 (29.09%) DHCP
14 16 (29.09%) SCCM
15 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
15 15 (27.27%) DNS
16 14 (25.45%) XenApp
17 13 (23.64%) SQL
18 11 (20.00%) SAP
18 11 (20.00%) ITSM
19 10 (18.18%) Clustering
19 10 (18.18%) Android
19 10 (18.18%) Ivanti
19 10 (18.18%) XenDesktop
19 10 (18.18%) Puppet
19 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
19 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
19 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving

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 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) IaaS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
1 2 (3.64%) PaaS
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) DHCP
2 15 (27.27%) DNS
3 7 (12.73%) Firewall
3 7 (12.73%) SAN
4 5 (9.09%) HTTP
4 5 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 5 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 5 (9.09%) NAS
5 4 (7.27%) 3G
5 4 (7.27%) LAN
5 4 (7.27%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.27%) WAN
5 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) GitLab
2 5 (9.09%) Artifactory
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
1 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Administrator
3 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (7.27%) Mobility Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Clustering
2 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.91%) PKI
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
5 3 (5.45%) NHS
5 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.45%) User Experience
6 2 (3.64%) Handset
6 2 (3.64%) iPhone
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (83.64%) Windows
2 36 (65.45%) Windows Server
3 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (18.18%) Android
5 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (16.36%) Linux
7 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Phone
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
9 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
10 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) ITSM
3 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (14.55%) Decision-Making
4 8 (14.55%) Service Management
5 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
5 7 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (12.73%) Security Hardening
6 5 (9.09%) OO
6 5 (9.09%) Runbook
6 5 (9.09%) Software Distribution
6 5 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.27%) Content Management
7 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.27%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
3 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.82%) C
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (61.82%) Security Cleared
2 29 (52.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) DV Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) Degree
5 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.64%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.45%) XenApp
3 10 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 7 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.91%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (9.09%) vSphere
7 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.82%) Firmware
8 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) SCCM
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (18.18%) Puppet
3 6 (10.91%) AirWatch
3 6 (10.91%) SAP Afaria
3 6 (10.91%) SCOM
3 6 (10.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (10.91%) vCenter Server
3 6 (10.91%) vMotion
3 6 (10.91%) XenMobile
4 5 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 5 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (5.45%) Ansible
5 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.82%) VMware
3 18 (32.73%) HP
4 17 (30.91%) Citrix
5 11 (20.00%) SAP
6 10 (18.18%) Ivanti
7 8 (14.55%) McAfee
8 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
9 6 (10.91%) 3PAR
9 6 (10.91%) Apple
9 6 (10.91%) BMC
9 6 (10.91%) Oracle
10 5 (9.09%) EMC
11 4 (7.27%) ThinPrint
12 3 (5.45%) Google
13 2 (3.64%) Amdocs
13 2 (3.64%) BT
13 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
13 2 (3.64%) Xerox
14 1 (1.82%) Bomgar