The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 35 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.87% 8.50% 4.69%
As % of the System Software category 79.55% 72.50% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 13
Median daily rate £388 £235 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.89% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £104 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £499 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Active Directory
East of England

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

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.66% 11.73% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 18
Median daily rate £360 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +52.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +3 21 £388 +63.15%
Bedford +2 4 £400 +100.00% 1
Dunstable +2 1 £465 +116.27%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (35.56%) Citrix
4 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (28.89%) SCCM
5 13 (28.89%) VMware
6 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (24.44%) DNS
7 11 (24.44%) HP
8 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (20.00%) DHCP
9 9 (20.00%) ITIL
9 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 9 (20.00%) Skype for Business
10 8 (17.78%) Cisco
10 8 (17.78%) Migration
11 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (15.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (15.56%) Dell
12 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
12 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
12 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
13 5 (11.11%) Office 365
13 5 (11.11%) SLA
13 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 5 (11.11%) Avaya
13 5 (11.11%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.44%) IBM Domino
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) DNS
2 9 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
3 4 (8.89%) SMTP
4 3 (6.67%) VoIP
5 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) MPLS
5 2 (4.44%) OSPF
5 2 (4.44%) Skype
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.44%) VLAN
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
5 2 (4.44%) VRRP
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Local Government
3 3 (6.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Collaboration Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) RIA
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (15.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.22%) Android
10 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 4 (8.89%) Identity Management
3 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (8.89%) Web Filtering
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.67%) Email Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Server Building
5 2 (4.44%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.22%) Data Management
6 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.22%) Logistics
6 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.22%) Test Management
6 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) CCNA
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) VCP5
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) XenApp
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.44%) MetaFrame
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.67%) SCOM
4 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) Citrix
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 11 (24.44%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco
6 7 (15.56%) Dell
7 5 (11.11%) Avaya
8 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.89%) IronPort
9 2 (4.44%) Akamai
9 2 (4.44%) Lotus
9 2 (4.44%) Mitel
9 2 (4.44%) NetApp
9 2 (4.44%) Nortel
9 2 (4.44%) Symantec
10 1 (2.22%) Apple
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle
10 1 (2.22%) PlateSpin
Shefford, Bedfordshire
Russell King Associates
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago