The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.15% 16.67% 4.17%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 64.29% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £300 £200 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.73 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

System Software Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.15% 25.93% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Median daily rate £200 £250 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.73 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -42.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedford region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedford region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) Email Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Server Building
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Nortel
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Email Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
3 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint