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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 7 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 274 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.64% 19.52% 7.53%
As % of the System Software category 57.58% 61.85% 63.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 154 14
Median daily rate £260 £280 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £332 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 15
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +115.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.47 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £36.09 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 66 443 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.75% 31.55% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 271 36
Median daily rate £328 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.96% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £212 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 17
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +119.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £26.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 35 £215 -23.21% 2
Gateshead - 2 £350 -
Sunderland +6 1 £350 - 1
Active Directory
North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 75 (83.33%) Windows
2 59 (65.56%) Security Cleared
3 55 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 49 (54.44%) Microsoft
5 42 (46.67%) SC Cleared
6 32 (35.56%) PowerShell
7 31 (34.44%) ITIL
8 26 (28.89%) DHCP
8 26 (28.89%) DNS
9 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (26.67%) Linux
11 23 (25.56%) Oracle
12 22 (24.44%) WebLogic
12 22 (24.44%) Unix
12 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (24.44%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (24.44%) Red Hat
12 22 (24.44%) TIBCO
12 22 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (24.44%) Software Packaging
12 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
12 22 (24.44%) Dollar Universe
12 22 (24.44%) Jenkins
12 22 (24.44%) Ansible
12 22 (24.44%) DevOps
12 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills

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 22 (24.44%) WebLogic
2 21 (23.33%) SharePoint
3 18 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 17 (18.89%) Confluence
5 13 (14.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (13.33%) Skype for Business
7 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
8 9 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (18.89%) Trello
4 14 (15.56%) Office 365
5 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.11%) IaaS
6 1 (1.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.89%) DHCP
1 26 (28.89%) DNS
2 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.11%) Skype
4 2 (2.22%) 3G
4 2 (2.22%) HTTP
4 2 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.22%) SSL
4 2 (2.22%) VLAN
4 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.11%) Firewall
5 1 (1.11%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) SMTP
5 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.11%) MS Access
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
1 22 (24.44%) Jenkins
1 22 (24.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 17 (18.89%) GitLab
2 17 (18.89%) JIRA
3 2 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.67%) Military
2 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Support Engineer
2 21 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Wintel Support
5 8 (8.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (8.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) IT Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.44%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 75 (83.33%) Windows
2 55 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (26.67%) Linux
5 22 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (24.44%) Unix
6 21 (23.33%) Windows 7
7 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.56%) Android
8 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.56%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) ITIL
2 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.44%) DevOps
3 20 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 18 (20.00%) Change Control
5 17 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (18.89%) Open Source
6 13 (14.44%) Migration
7 10 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.56%) Visualisation
9 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.44%) Content Management
9 4 (4.44%) Service Management
9 4 (4.44%) Software Delivery
9 4 (4.44%) Software Distribution
10 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.33%) Patch Management
11 2 (2.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) REXX
3 2 (2.22%) Tcl
3 2 (2.22%) VB
4 1 (1.11%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (65.56%) Security Cleared
2 42 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.89%) MCSE
5 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (4.44%) Degree
7 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.11%) HND
7 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (24.44%) Ansible
1 22 (24.44%) Dollar Universe
2 12 (13.33%) SCCM
3 9 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (8.89%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (4.44%) Netcool
6 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (54.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.56%) Oracle
3 22 (24.44%) Red Hat
3 22 (24.44%) TIBCO
4 17 (18.89%) Atlassian
5 14 (15.56%) HP
6 10 (11.11%) VMware
7 8 (8.89%) Citrix
8 5 (5.56%) Trend Micro
9 4 (4.44%) NetApp
10 3 (3.33%) Cisco
11 2 (2.22%) SAP
12 1 (1.11%) Apple
12 1 (1.11%) AppSense
12 1 (1.11%) Meridio
12 1 (1.11%) ThinPrint
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £9.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago