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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.84% 9.41% 5.49%
As % of the System Software category 70.59% 76.09% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 14
Median daily rate £165 £236 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.15% +15.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £98 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £543 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £28.88 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +122.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +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
34 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.11% 12.37% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 18
Median daily rate £334 £235 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.02% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.63 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% +53.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £11.80 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.32 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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 31 May 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
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 31 May 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 11 £133 -44.21%
Bedford +4 3 £400 +194.93% 3
Dunstable +4 2 £465 +36.76%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Citrix
3 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) SCCM
5 12 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (25.00%) DNS
7 9 (25.00%) ITIL
8 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
9 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (19.44%) Migration
9 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
10 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (16.67%) Office 365
10 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (13.89%) XenApp
11 5 (13.89%) Backup Exec
11 5 (13.89%) DHCP
11 5 (13.89%) SLA
11 5 (13.89%) HP
12 4 (11.11%) Cisco
12 4 (11.11%) VPN
12 4 (11.11%) MS Office
12 4 (11.11%) MetaFrame
12 4 (11.11%) Avaya
12 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

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 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 4 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) MPLS
4 2 (5.56%) Skype
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) SMTP
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) VRRP
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) French Language
1 3 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.78%) Android
9 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Email Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Server Building
4 2 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (2.78%) Data Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) ITSM
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.78%) Test Management
5 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) VCP5
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) XenApp
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (11.11%) MetaFrame
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (5.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Citrix
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Avaya
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) Nortel
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) IronPort
7 1 (2.78%) Lotus
7 1 (2.78%) Mitel
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) PlateSpin
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