Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 12 53
Rank change year-on-year -4 +41 -30
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 94 393 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.26% 16.11% 3.71%
As % of the System Software category 51.37% 60.55% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 297 20
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £320 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +20.75% +17.78%
10th Percentile £178 £205 £208
90th Percentile £413 £466 £300
North East median daily rate £310 £320 £265
% change year-on-year -3.13% +20.75% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 62 11
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +86.67% -45.45%
10th Percentile £9.55 £11.31 £12.75
90th Percentile £44.75 £31.53 £27.00
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +86.67% -32.58%

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 183 649 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.98% 26.61% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 434 80
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -10.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £223 £205 £212
90th Percentile £545 £467 £638
North East median daily rate £333 £314 £350
% change year-on-year +5.89% -10.29% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 69 29
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +21.35%
10th Percentile £9.55 £13.50 £12.55
90th Percentile £44.75 £32.15 £39.60
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.80% -11.30%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -5 91 £310 -3.13% 3
Sunderland +2 2 £350 - 1
Gateshead - 1 £350 -
Active Directory
North East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 82 (87.23%) Windows
2 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
3 46 (48.94%) DNS
4 43 (45.74%) Security Cleared
5 35 (37.23%) Windows Server
6 32 (34.04%) SC Cleared
7 29 (30.85%) SQL
8 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (26.60%) DHCP
10 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
11 23 (24.47%) Linux
11 23 (24.47%) Skype for Business
11 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (24.47%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 22 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (23.40%) Windows XP
12 22 (23.40%) Oracle
12 22 (23.40%) WebLogic
12 22 (23.40%) Citrix
12 22 (23.40%) Red Hat
12 22 (23.40%) VMware
13 21 (22.34%) Unix
13 21 (22.34%) SCCM
14 20 (21.28%) OpenLDAP
14 20 (21.28%) LDAP
14 20 (21.28%) PL/SQL
14 20 (21.28%) NFS
15 19 (20.21%) Migration
15 19 (20.21%) SSH

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 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 23 (24.47%) Skype for Business
3 22 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (23.40%) WebLogic
4 17 (18.09%) JBoss
5 16 (17.02%) SharePoint
6 14 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (9.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (8.51%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.06%) Confluence
9 1 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.02%) Office 365
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.13%) IaaS
5 2 (2.13%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.06%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.06%) PaaS
6 1 (1.06%) SaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (48.94%) DNS
2 25 (26.60%) DHCP
3 20 (21.28%) LDAP
3 20 (21.28%) OpenLDAP
4 19 (20.21%) SSH
5 18 (19.15%) Firewall
6 9 (9.57%) Skype
6 9 (9.57%) SMS
7 4 (4.26%) WAN
8 3 (3.19%) LAN
9 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.13%) SAN
9 2 (2.13%) VoIP
10 1 (1.06%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.06%) Modbus
10 1 (1.06%) NAS
10 1 (1.06%) PBX
10 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.06%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.32%) MSI
3 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (1.06%) GitLab
General
1 1 (1.06%) Advertising
1 1 (1.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (14.89%) Consultant
2 13 (13.83%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.77%) Desktop Support
4 11 (11.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Wintel Support
8 6 (6.38%) Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Messaging Specialist
9 5 (5.32%) Migration Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) SCCM Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) Collaboration Specialist
10 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Linux Support
10 4 (4.26%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) XML
3 2 (2.13%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.19%) Clustering
2 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.19%) PKI
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (87.23%) Windows
2 35 (37.23%) Windows Server
3 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (24.47%) Linux
4 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (23.40%) Windows XP
6 21 (22.34%) Unix
7 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (11.70%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.32%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.26%) Solaris
11 3 (3.19%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.06%) AIX
12 1 (1.06%) Android
12 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 19 (20.21%) Migration
3 16 (17.02%) ITIL
4 14 (14.89%) DevOps
5 7 (7.45%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.45%) Software Delivery
6 4 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.26%) Server Building
7 3 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.19%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (2.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.13%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.13%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.13%) Telematics
8 2 (2.13%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.06%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.06%) High Availability
9 1 (1.06%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.06%) Open Source
9 1 (1.06%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) SQL
2 20 (21.28%) PL/SQL
3 14 (14.89%) Korn
3 14 (14.89%) Perl
3 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.51%) C#
4 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (45.74%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.04%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (9.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (9.57%) Degree
6 8 (8.51%) MCSE
7 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.06%) MCSA
8 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 20 (21.28%) NFS
2 17 (18.09%) XenApp
2 17 (18.09%) XenDesktop
3 15 (15.96%) Hyper-V
3 15 (15.96%) XenServer
4 14 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (7.45%) Brightmail
6 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.19%) vSphere
8 2 (2.13%) Xen
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.06%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (22.34%) SCCM
2 9 (9.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.26%) Ansible
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.19%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.13%) Dollar Universe
5 2 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.13%) WSUS
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.06%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.06%) Puppet
6 1 (1.06%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.40%) Citrix
2 22 (23.40%) Oracle
2 22 (23.40%) Red Hat
2 22 (23.40%) VMware
3 15 (15.96%) AppSense
4 7 (7.45%) HP
4 7 (7.45%) IronPort
5 3 (3.19%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.13%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.13%) McAfee
6 2 (2.13%) Symantec
7 1 (1.06%) Apple
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) Meridio
7 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.06%) ThinPrint
7 1 (1.06%) Veeam