Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 19 14
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 +54
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 58 87 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.04% 9.46% 13.92%
As % of the System Software category 30.85% 49.71% 57.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 55 240
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -4.62% +26.21%
10th Percentile £236 £176 £205
90th Percentile £458 £429 £475
North East median daily rate £400 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +29.03% -4.62% +26.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 48
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -50.00% +81.46%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.70 £10.79
90th Percentile £20.75 £48.00 £29.50
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +9.80% -53.64% +83.33%

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 188 175 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.58% 19.02% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 125 350
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £350 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.16% -8.39%
10th Percentile £278 £215 £205
90th Percentile £555 £550 £487
North East median daily rate £441 £335 £320
% change year-on-year +31.72% +4.69% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 62
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -48.15% -
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.70 £12.38
90th Percentile £20.75 £48.00 £29.45
North East median hourly rate £14.74 £12.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +15.59% -52.78% +5.88%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 53 £400 +29.03% 14
Sunderland +3 2 - -
Gateshead - 2 - - 3
Wallsend - 1 - -
Active Directory
North East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 32 (55.17%) Security Cleared
4 28 (48.28%) SC Cleared
4 28 (48.28%) Windows Server
5 24 (41.38%) ITIL
6 23 (39.66%) HP
6 23 (39.66%) VMware
7 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
8 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
9 18 (31.03%) SCCM
9 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (25.86%) Puppet
11 15 (25.86%) Linux
12 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
12 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (24.14%) Shell Script
12 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (24.14%) XenApp
12 14 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (24.14%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (24.14%) GitLab
12 14 (24.14%) Security Hardening
13 13 (22.41%) vCenter Server
13 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (22.41%) vMotion
13 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (22.41%) XenDesktop

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 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Office 365
3 2 (3.45%) IaaS
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Firewall
2 8 (13.79%) HTTP
2 8 (13.79%) HTTPS
2 8 (13.79%) iSCSI
2 8 (13.79%) NAS
2 8 (13.79%) SAN
3 6 (10.34%) DHCP
4 5 (8.62%) DNS
4 5 (8.62%) WAN
5 4 (6.90%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) 3G
6 1 (1.72%) Network Security
6 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.72%) Skype
6 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.72%) VoIP
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
6 1 (1.72%) WebEx
6 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) GitLab
2 12 (20.69%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
1 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Administrator
2 7 (12.07%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.34%) Server Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Middleware
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Clustering
2 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) NHS
3 3 (5.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Handset
4 2 (3.45%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 28 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (25.86%) Linux
5 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.62%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.17%) Android
9 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (24.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (24.14%) Security Hardening
3 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (20.69%) ITSM
5 10 (17.24%) Service Management
6 8 (13.79%) Decision-Making
6 8 (13.79%) OO
6 8 (13.79%) Runbook
6 8 (13.79%) Software Distribution
6 8 (13.79%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.62%) Statistics
9 4 (6.90%) Coaching
9 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
10 3 (5.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) Shell Script
2 13 (22.41%) SQL
3 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 28 (48.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCSA
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (24.14%) XenApp
3 13 (22.41%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (22.41%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (22.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) SCCM
2 15 (25.86%) Puppet
3 13 (22.41%) SCOM
3 13 (22.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (22.41%) vCenter Server
3 13 (22.41%) vMotion
4 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (13.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (3.45%) AirWatch
6 2 (3.45%) Ansible
6 2 (3.45%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (3.45%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (39.66%) HP
2 23 (39.66%) VMware
3 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
4 13 (22.41%) 3PAR
4 13 (22.41%) BMC
4 13 (22.41%) Oracle
5 12 (20.69%) EMC
6 7 (12.07%) Citrix
7 4 (6.90%) McAfee
8 3 (5.17%) Ivanti
8 3 (5.17%) SAP
9 2 (3.45%) Amdocs
9 2 (3.45%) Apple
9 2 (3.45%) BT
9 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.45%) Xerox
10 1 (1.72%) Google
10 1 (1.72%) NetApp
10 1 (1.72%) Remedy