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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.59% 8.48% 3.74%
As % of the System Software category 46.88% 84.62% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 5
Average daily rate £140 £270 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% +92.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £133 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £520 £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 4
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.37%
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
32 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.79% 10.03% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 9
Average daily rate £330 £238 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £141 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 5
Average hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 8 £133 -43.61% 2
Dunstable +10 2 - -
Bedford 0 2 - - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Migration
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (23.33%) SCCM
5 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (20.00%) Office 365
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 5 (16.67%) XenApp
7 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (13.33%) SLA
8 4 (13.33%) MS Office
8 4 (13.33%) MetaFrame
8 4 (13.33%) Avaya
8 4 (13.33%) VPN
8 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (13.33%) Symantec
8 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) French Language
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Packager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Email Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.33%) ITSM
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Test Management
4 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.33%) MCSE
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) VCP5
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) XenApp
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (13.33%) MetaFrame
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) NFS
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) Avaya
3 4 (13.33%) Symantec
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) PlateSpin
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