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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 34 9
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.01% 3.83% 10.93%
As % of the System Software category 68.42% 50.00% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 11
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£200 £218 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £339 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.13 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
38 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.24% 7.66% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 20
Average daily rate £288 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £25.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +13 11 £200 -16.23% 2
Bedford +8 8 £200 +17.64% 2
Dunstable -1 3 £130 -23.52%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
3 22 (36.07%) Citrix
4 20 (32.79%) VMware
5 19 (31.15%) MS Exchange
5 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (29.51%) ITIL
7 15 (24.59%) Migration
8 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (18.03%) MS Office
9 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
10 10 (16.39%) DNS
11 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
12 8 (13.11%) WAN
12 8 (13.11%) DHCP
12 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (13.11%) SCCM
12 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (11.48%) Local Government
13 7 (11.48%) LAN
13 7 (11.48%) Statistics
13 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
13 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
14 6 (9.84%) NHS
14 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (31.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.20%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (4.92%) IIS
5 3 (4.92%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Office
2 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.92%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.64%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) DNS
2 8 (13.11%) WAN
2 8 (13.11%) DHCP
3 7 (11.48%) LAN
4 5 (8.20%) SAN
5 4 (6.56%) VPN
5 4 (6.56%) VLAN
6 3 (4.92%) Firewall
6 3 (4.92%) Internet
7 2 (3.28%) OSPF
7 2 (3.28%) VRRP
7 2 (3.28%) VoIP
8 1 (1.64%) ADSL
8 1 (1.64%) Broadband
8 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.48%) Local Government
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Analyst
1 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
1 9 (14.75%) Service Analyst
1 9 (14.75%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
5 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.92%) Administrator
5 3 (4.92%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Project Administrator
5 3 (4.92%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Project Support Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Statistics
2 6 (9.84%) NHS
3 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
5 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.64%) UNIX
7 1 (1.64%) Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) ITIL
2 15 (24.59%) Migration
3 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
3 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.56%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) Email Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.28%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.28%) People Management
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.64%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.64%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.20%) CCNA
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.56%) MCSE
3 4 (6.56%) PMP
3 4 (6.56%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.92%) MCITP
5 2 (3.28%) MCSA
5 2 (3.28%) CCNP
5 2 (3.28%) CCA
5 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.64%) CCDA
6 1 (1.64%) HNC
6 1 (1.64%) CCIE
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) XenApp
3 4 (6.56%) vSphere
3 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.64%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.64%) Firmware
5 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.07%) Citrix
3 20 (32.79%) VMware
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco
5 3 (4.92%) Mitel
5 3 (4.92%) Lotus
6 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.28%) Symantec
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle
6 2 (3.28%) Dell
6 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.64%) CommVault
7 1 (1.64%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) Intel
7 1 (1.64%) Sun
7 1 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Wyse
7 1 (1.64%) Metastorm
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago