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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.36% 3.45% 12.12%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £120 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%

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 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.93% 27.59% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £120 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.57% -7.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.12%

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
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 28 February 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
3 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
3 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) Email Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Server Building
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) AppSense
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CCEA

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Provisioning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Email Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCEA
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) AppSense
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) VMware