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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 50 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.36% 3.82% 4.04%
As % of the System Software category 64.94% 53.19% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 6
Median daily rate £450 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.82% -9.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -4.29% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 4
Median hourly rate £18.88 £11.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.55% -37.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £11.83 £27.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14%  

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 77 47 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.42% 7.18% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 14
Median daily rate £385 £260 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.07% -29.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 4
Median hourly rate £17.88 £11.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.09% -37.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.83 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £11.83 £27.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Newcastle upon Tyne

Active Directory
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 128 (90.78%) Windows
2 92 (65.25%) Security Cleared
3 80 (56.74%) Microsoft
4 77 (54.61%) Windows Server
5 74 (52.48%) DNS
5 74 (52.48%) SC Cleared
6 58 (41.13%) DHCP
7 55 (39.01%) PowerShell
8 47 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 42 (29.79%) SCCM
10 40 (28.37%) SQL
11 36 (25.53%) Linux
12 35 (24.82%) Unix
12 35 (24.82%) MS Excel
12 35 (24.82%) Red Hat
13 34 (24.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (23.40%) ITIL
15 30 (21.28%) Oracle
15 30 (21.28%) Change Control
16 29 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (20.57%) WebLogic
17 28 (19.86%) Configuration Management
17 28 (19.86%) VMware
18 27 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (19.15%) BusinessObjects
18 27 (19.15%) DevOps
18 27 (19.15%) Git (software)
18 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
19 26 (18.44%) Software Packaging
20 25 (17.73%) Citrix

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 29 (20.57%) WebLogic
2 23 (16.31%) MS Exchange
3 21 (14.89%) Confluence
4 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
5 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (9.93%) Skype for Business
7 10 (7.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (4.96%) JBoss
8 7 (4.96%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (4.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.42%) CMS
10 2 (1.42%) IIS
11 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (24.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.93%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (11.35%) Trello
4 11 (7.80%) Office 365
5 5 (3.55%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 74 (52.48%) DNS
2 58 (41.13%) DHCP
3 21 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 16 (11.35%) LDAP
5 11 (7.80%) Firewall
6 10 (7.09%) Internet
6 10 (7.09%) Intranet
7 9 (6.38%) Skype
8 7 (4.96%) OpenLDAP
8 7 (4.96%) SSH
8 7 (4.96%) SSL
9 6 (4.26%) 3G
9 6 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (3.55%) Kerberos
10 5 (3.55%) SMS
11 4 (2.84%) HTTP
11 4 (2.84%) HTTPS
11 4 (2.84%) X.500
12 2 (1.42%) SAN
12 2 (1.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.15%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.60%) Jenkins
2 22 (15.60%) Sonatype Nexus
3 21 (14.89%) JIRA
4 16 (11.35%) GitLab
5 5 (3.55%) MSI
6 2 (1.42%) NMock
6 2 (1.42%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.42%) WiX
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (2.84%) Finance
2 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (29.08%) Support Engineer
2 26 (18.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (14.18%) Migration Engineer
4 14 (9.93%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (8.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (8.51%) Desktop Support
6 11 (7.80%) Server Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (5.67%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.96%) Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Consultant
10 7 (4.96%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Messaging Support
10 7 (4.96%) SCCM Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.44%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.13%) .NET
3 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.42%) Middleware
3 2 (1.42%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.42%) Web Services
3 2 (1.42%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) HTML5
4 1 (0.71%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.96%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.96%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.96%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.84%) PKI
5 4 (2.84%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 128 (90.78%) Windows
2 77 (54.61%) Windows Server
3 47 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 36 (25.53%) Linux
5 35 (24.82%) Unix
6 34 (24.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (12.77%) Windows XP
10 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (5.67%) Windows 8
12 7 (4.96%) Android
12 7 (4.96%) Apple iOS
12 7 (4.96%) Windows 10
13 5 (3.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.40%) ITIL
2 30 (21.28%) Change Control
3 28 (19.86%) Configuration Management
4 27 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (19.15%) DevOps
5 23 (16.31%) Migration
5 23 (16.31%) Virtual Environments
6 16 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.35%) Open Source
7 15 (10.64%) Software Delivery
8 10 (7.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.96%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (4.96%) Software Distribution
9 7 (4.96%) Visualisation
10 6 (4.26%) OO
10 6 (4.26%) Server Building
10 6 (4.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 6 (4.26%) Workflow
11 4 (2.84%) Project Management
12 3 (2.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.01%) PowerShell
2 40 (28.37%) SQL
3 12 (8.51%) Perl
4 7 (4.96%) Korn
4 7 (4.96%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.26%) Java
6 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.84%) VB
7 3 (2.13%) C#
7 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.13%) VBScript
8 2 (1.42%) C
8 2 (1.42%) REXX
8 2 (1.42%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 92 (65.25%) Security Cleared
2 74 (52.48%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.38%) MCSE
5 6 (4.26%) Degree
6 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (14.18%) XenApp
2 18 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (5.67%) XenDesktop
4 8 (5.67%) XenServer
5 7 (4.96%) NFS
6 5 (3.55%) Docker
7 2 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (29.79%) SCCM
2 22 (15.60%) Ansible
2 22 (15.60%) Dollar Universe
3 18 (12.77%) HP SiteScope
4 10 (7.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (7.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.55%) Puppet
6 2 (1.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (1.42%) WMI
6 2 (1.42%) WSUS
7 1 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) Netcool
7 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.71%) SCSM
7 1 (0.71%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 80 (56.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (24.82%) Red Hat
3 30 (21.28%) Oracle
4 28 (19.86%) VMware
5 25 (17.73%) Citrix
6 23 (16.31%) HP
7 22 (15.60%) TIBCO
8 21 (14.89%) Atlassian
9 16 (11.35%) AppSense
10 7 (4.96%) Trend Micro
11 5 (3.55%) IBM
11 5 (3.55%) Sun
11 5 (3.55%) ThinPrint
12 4 (2.84%) Symantec
13 2 (1.42%) Borland
13 2 (1.42%) CA
13 2 (1.42%) Serena
14 1 (0.71%) Cisco
14 1 (0.71%) NetApp
14 1 (0.71%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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