Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 19 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 97 90 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.07% 9.28% 14.22%
As % of the System Software category 40.76% 62.50% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 41 176
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £275 £290 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +3.57% +1.82%
10th Percentile £203 £166 £205
90th Percentile £349 £508 £344
North East median daily rate £273 £290 £280
% change year-on-year -6.03% +3.57% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 28 41
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £29.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.12% +5.36% +115.38%
10th Percentile £12.75 £9.32 £11.11
90th Percentile £30.50 £39.13 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £29.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -47.07% +3.57% +115.38%

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 238 144 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.26% 14.85% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 88 302
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £347 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.18% +21.75% -18.57%
10th Percentile £230 £193 £206
90th Percentile £475 £500 £412
North East median daily rate £331 £344 £287
% change year-on-year -3.71% +20.07% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 45
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% +3.57% +115.38%
10th Percentile £12.75 £9.38 £11.40
90th Percentile £30.50 £39.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £28.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -47.13% +2.68% +115.38%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -3 96 £275 -5.17% 5
Gateshead -3 1 £73 -79.29% 1
Active Directory
North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 87 (89.69%) Windows
2 77 (79.38%) Windows Server
3 70 (72.16%) Citrix
4 69 (71.13%) DHCP
4 69 (71.13%) DNS
5 67 (69.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (67.01%) Security Cleared
7 55 (56.70%) VMware
8 54 (55.67%) SC Cleared
9 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
10 46 (47.42%) ITIL
11 45 (46.39%) SAP
11 45 (46.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 45 (46.39%) XenApp
12 44 (45.36%) Ivanti
13 37 (38.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 37 (38.14%) vSphere
14 36 (37.11%) HP
15 33 (34.02%) XenDesktop
16 32 (32.99%) NetScaler
17 31 (31.96%) IIS
18 29 (29.90%) Business Continuity
19 27 (27.84%) SAN
20 25 (25.77%) Project Management
20 25 (25.77%) Service Delivery
21 24 (24.74%) Computer Science
21 24 (24.74%) Degree
21 24 (24.74%) Computer Science Degree
22 23 (23.71%) Management Information System
23 21 (21.65%) PKI

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 31 (31.96%) IIS
2 19 (19.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) Office 365
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (71.13%) DHCP
1 69 (71.13%) DNS
2 32 (32.99%) NetScaler
3 27 (27.84%) SAN
4 13 (13.40%) 3G
4 13 (13.40%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.12%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (4.12%) SMS
6 3 (3.09%) VPN
7 2 (2.06%) LAN
7 2 (2.06%) WAN
8 1 (1.03%) Firewall
8 1 (1.03%) HTTP
8 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.03%) NAS
8 1 (1.03%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.03%) MSI
4 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (1.03%) Finance
1 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Support Engineer
2 23 (23.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 17 (17.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (14.43%) Mobility Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.28%) Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Citrix Support
8 4 (4.12%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.06%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Computer Science
2 23 (23.71%) Management Information System
3 21 (21.65%) PKI
4 13 (13.40%) Fat Client
4 13 (13.40%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.15%) Clustering
5 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.09%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.03%) iPhone
8 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (89.69%) Windows
2 77 (79.38%) Windows Server
3 67 (69.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (38.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (19.59%) Android
5 19 (19.59%) Apple iOS
6 16 (16.49%) Windows 7
6 16 (16.49%) Windows Phone
6 16 (16.49%) Windows Phone 8
7 12 (12.37%) Windows 10
7 12 (12.37%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.12%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.09%) Linux
10 3 (3.09%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.06%) CentOS
11 2 (2.06%) Unix
12 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) ITIL
2 29 (29.90%) Business Continuity
3 25 (25.77%) Project Management
3 25 (25.77%) Service Delivery
4 18 (18.56%) Incident Management
5 15 (15.46%) Content Management
6 14 (14.43%) Software Delivery
7 6 (6.19%) ITSM
8 5 (5.15%) DevOps
8 5 (5.15%) Service Management
9 4 (4.12%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (4.12%) Server Building
10 3 (3.09%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.09%) Statistics
11 2 (2.06%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.06%) Migration
11 2 (2.06%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (2.06%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.06%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (2.06%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.03%) VB
4 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (67.01%) Security Cleared
2 54 (55.67%) SC Cleared
3 24 (24.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (24.74%) Degree
4 19 (19.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (13.40%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.06%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (46.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 45 (46.39%) XenApp
2 37 (38.14%) vSphere
3 33 (34.02%) XenDesktop
4 12 (12.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.06%) XenServer
7 1 (1.03%) Firmware
7 1 (1.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (19.59%) SCCM
2 17 (17.53%) AirWatch
3 16 (16.49%) SAP Afaria
3 16 (16.49%) XenMobile
4 14 (14.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (6.19%) Ansible
6 5 (5.15%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.12%) Puppet
7 4 (4.12%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.06%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (1.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.03%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.03%) SafeCom
9 1 (1.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 70 (72.16%) Citrix
2 55 (56.70%) VMware
3 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
4 45 (46.39%) SAP
5 44 (45.36%) Ivanti
6 36 (37.11%) HP
7 21 (21.65%) McAfee
8 16 (16.49%) Apple
9 12 (12.37%) ThinPrint
10 4 (4.12%) Symantec
11 3 (3.09%) Google
12 2 (2.06%) Oracle
12 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
13 1 (1.03%) Adobe
13 1 (1.03%) Altiris
13 1 (1.03%) Red Hat