Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 September 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -20 +1 +31
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 72 101 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.90% 11.46% 17.83%
As % of the System Software category 36.36% 54.01% 63.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 61 314
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £303 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -2.42% +18.10%
10th Percentile £161 £166 £205
90th Percentile £438 £375 £473
North East median daily rate £333 £303 £310
% change year-on-year +9.92% -2.42% +18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 68
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.67% +7.14% +107.41%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.00 £10.28
90th Percentile £29.88 £44.00 £35.30
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -54.24% +5.36% +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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 198 187 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.73% 21.23% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 130 456
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £240 £194 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £461
North East median daily rate £385 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33% -11.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 75
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.67% +7.14% +86.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £29.88 £44.00 £36.30
North East median hourly rate £14.60 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -50.51% +5.36% +100.00%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 67 £333 +10.83% 8
Gateshead -3 3 £73 -79.29% 4
Sunderland -2 1 - - 4
Wallsend - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
North East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 62 (86.11%) Windows
2 49 (68.06%) Windows Server
3 41 (56.94%) Security Cleared
4 38 (52.78%) Microsoft
5 36 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (48.61%) SC Cleared
7 34 (47.22%) Citrix
7 34 (47.22%) VMware
8 33 (45.83%) DHCP
9 32 (44.44%) DNS
10 28 (38.89%) HP
11 27 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (34.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (33.33%) ITIL
13 24 (33.33%) XenApp
14 23 (31.94%) Ivanti
15 20 (27.78%) SAP
15 20 (27.78%) vSphere
16 17 (23.61%) XenDesktop
17 16 (22.22%) SCCM
18 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
19 14 (19.44%) IIS
19 14 (19.44%) Degree
19 14 (19.44%) NetScaler
20 13 (18.06%) Computer Science Degree
20 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
20 13 (18.06%) Business Continuity
20 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
20 13 (18.06%) SAN
20 13 (18.06%) McAfee

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 14 (19.44%) IIS
2 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) IaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) PaaS
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (45.83%) DHCP
2 32 (44.44%) DNS
3 14 (19.44%) NetScaler
4 13 (18.06%) SAN
5 7 (9.72%) 3G
5 7 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (6.94%) Firewall
7 4 (5.56%) HTTP
7 4 (5.56%) HTTPS
7 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.56%) LAN
7 4 (5.56%) NAS
7 4 (5.56%) WAN
8 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.78%) VPN
9 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) GitLab
1 5 (6.94%) JIRA
2 4 (5.56%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Citrix Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.94%) Server Support
7 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Mobility Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.28%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.28%) PKI
3 10 (13.89%) Clustering
4 7 (9.72%) Fat Client
4 7 (9.72%) Thin Client
5 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.56%) User Experience
7 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.78%) Handset
8 2 (2.78%) iPhone
8 2 (2.78%) NHS
9 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.39%) iPad
9 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 62 (86.11%) Windows
2 49 (68.06%) Windows Server
3 36 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (34.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (13.89%) Windows 10
6 9 (12.50%) Android
6 9 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 7 (9.72%) Linux
9 6 (8.33%) Windows Phone
9 6 (8.33%) Windows Phone 8
10 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000
12 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
13 2 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (18.06%) Business Continuity
3 11 (15.28%) Service Delivery
4 10 (13.89%) ITSM
5 9 (12.50%) Project Management
6 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (9.72%) Service Management
6 7 (9.72%) Software Delivery
7 6 (8.33%) Decision-Making
8 5 (6.94%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (6.94%) Server Building
9 4 (5.56%) Content Management
9 4 (5.56%) DevOps
9 4 (5.56%) OO
9 4 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.56%) Runbook
9 4 (5.56%) Software Distribution
9 4 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (4.17%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (56.94%) Security Cleared
2 35 (48.61%) SC Cleared
3 14 (19.44%) Degree
4 13 (18.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.78%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 27 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (33.33%) XenApp
3 20 (27.78%) vSphere
4 17 (23.61%) XenDesktop
5 10 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (9.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) SCCM
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (12.50%) Puppet
4 7 (9.72%) AirWatch
4 7 (9.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (9.72%) vCenter Server
5 6 (8.33%) SAP Afaria
5 6 (8.33%) XenMobile
6 5 (6.94%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (6.94%) vMotion
7 4 (5.56%) Ansible
7 4 (5.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (4.17%) SCOM
8 3 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 38 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 34 (47.22%) Citrix
2 34 (47.22%) VMware
3 28 (38.89%) HP
4 23 (31.94%) Ivanti
5 20 (27.78%) SAP
6 13 (18.06%) McAfee
7 7 (9.72%) ThinPrint
8 6 (8.33%) Apple
9 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.56%) Symantec
11 3 (4.17%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.17%) BMC
11 3 (4.17%) EMC
11 3 (4.17%) Google
11 3 (4.17%) Oracle
12 2 (2.78%) Amdocs
12 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.78%) Xerox
13 1 (1.39%) BT