Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +25
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 80 101 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.55% 11.88% 16.57%
As % of the System Software category 37.91% 58.05% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 207
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £269 £295 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.90% +8.26% +2.83%
10th Percentile £203 £166 £205
90th Percentile £349 £488 £340
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £263 £300 £274
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.49% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 58
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +111.32%
10th Percentile £10.43 £9.95 £11.61
90th Percentile £30.50 £43.20 £36.15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +107.41%

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 211 174 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.54% 20.47% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 112 353
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £330 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -20.00%
10th Percentile £240 £179 £205
90th Percentile £538 £499 £383
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £330 £280
% change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 63
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +107.41%
10th Percentile £10.43 £9.95 £13.71
90th Percentile £30.50 £43.20 £36.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +107.41%

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 18 August 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 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 71 (88.75%) Windows
2 62 (77.50%) Windows Server
3 56 (70.00%) Citrix
4 55 (68.75%) DHCP
4 55 (68.75%) DNS
5 54 (67.50%) Security Cleared
6 51 (63.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (56.25%) SC Cleared
8 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
9 39 (48.75%) VMware
10 38 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (41.25%) SAP
12 32 (40.00%) ITIL
13 29 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (36.25%) Ivanti
13 29 (36.25%) XenApp
14 23 (28.75%) PKI
14 23 (28.75%) SQL
14 23 (28.75%) McAfee
15 22 (27.50%) HP
15 22 (27.50%) vSphere
16 21 (26.25%) Apple iOS
16 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
16 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
16 21 (26.25%) Android
17 20 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
17 20 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
18 19 (23.75%) AirWatch
18 19 (23.75%) Incident Management
19 18 (22.50%) XenDesktop

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 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
2 16 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (68.75%) DHCP
1 55 (68.75%) DNS
2 17 (21.25%) NetScaler
3 15 (18.75%) SAN
4 13 (16.25%) 3G
4 13 (16.25%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.00%) SMS
6 2 (2.50%) Firewall
6 2 (2.50%) HTTP
6 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.50%) NAS
6 2 (2.50%) VPN
6 2 (2.50%) WAN
7 1 (1.25%) LAN
7 1 (1.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.25%) MSI
3 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (1.25%) Finance
1 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Mobility Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (15.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 3 (3.75%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Support Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Server Support
9 2 (2.50%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) PKI
2 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 13 (16.25%) Fat Client
3 13 (16.25%) Thin Client
4 12 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.25%) Clustering
5 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.75%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.50%) iPhone
8 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.25%) iPad
8 1 (1.25%) NHS
8 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (88.75%) Windows
2 62 (77.50%) Windows Server
3 51 (63.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (26.25%) Android
5 21 (26.25%) Apple iOS
6 18 (22.50%) Windows Phone
6 18 (22.50%) Windows Phone 8
7 13 (16.25%) Windows 7
8 12 (15.00%) Windows 10
9 11 (13.75%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.75%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.50%) CentOS
12 2 (2.50%) Linux
12 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) ITIL
2 19 (23.75%) Incident Management
3 16 (20.00%) Content Management
4 15 (18.75%) Business Continuity
5 14 (17.50%) Software Delivery
6 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
7 10 (12.50%) Project Management
8 7 (8.75%) ITSM
9 5 (6.25%) Server Building
9 5 (6.25%) Service Management
10 4 (5.00%) DevOps
10 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
11 3 (3.75%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (3.75%) Software Deployment
11 3 (3.75%) Software Distribution
11 3 (3.75%) Statistics
12 2 (2.50%) OO
12 2 (2.50%) Performance Improvement
12 2 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.25%) VB
4 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (67.50%) Security Cleared
2 45 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 20 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (22.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (22.50%) Degree
5 14 (17.50%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 29 (36.25%) XenApp
2 22 (27.50%) vSphere
3 18 (22.50%) XenDesktop
4 12 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.50%) XenServer
8 1 (1.25%) Firmware
8 1 (1.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (23.75%) AirWatch
2 18 (22.50%) SAP Afaria
2 18 (22.50%) XenMobile
3 17 (21.25%) SCCM
4 11 (13.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (6.25%) Ansible
5 5 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.00%) Puppet
6 4 (5.00%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (1.25%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.25%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.25%) SafeCom
8 1 (1.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (70.00%) Citrix
2 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (48.75%) VMware
4 33 (41.25%) SAP
5 29 (36.25%) Ivanti
6 23 (28.75%) McAfee
7 22 (27.50%) HP
8 18 (22.50%) Apple
9 12 (15.00%) ThinPrint
10 4 (5.00%) Symantec
11 3 (3.75%) Google
12 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.25%) Dell
13 1 (1.25%) Oracle
13 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.25%) TIBCO