The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 39 8
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 15 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.19% 3.05% 11.64%
As % of the System Software category 52.00% 38.46% 59.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 29
Median daily rate £413 £250 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £124 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Median hourly rate £13.38 £15.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.48 £15.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.86 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -3.33%
Active Directory
Cambridgeshire

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

System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
25 39 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.06% 7.93% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 38
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £227 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £430 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 29
Median hourly rate £13.38 £60.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.70% +118.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £33.00 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.48 £60.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) MS Office
4 13 (31.71%) Oracle
4 13 (31.71%) SCCM
5 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
6 11 (26.83%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) SAP
7 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
7 10 (24.39%) Mainframe
7 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (24.39%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (24.39%) Oracle Identity Management
7 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
7 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (24.39%) SDLC
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
8 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
8 9 (21.95%) VMware
9 8 (19.51%) DHCP
9 8 (19.51%) Citrix
10 7 (17.07%) DNS
10 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (14.63%) Mac OS
11 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
12 5 (12.20%) SLA
12 5 (12.20%) Apple
12 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
12 5 (12.20%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) DHCP
2 7 (17.07%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.88%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) NAS
5 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) VLAN
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
1 10 (24.39%) Architect
1 10 (24.39%) Technical Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Service Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.32%) BYOD
2 3 (7.32%) CESG
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) Health Informatics
4 1 (2.44%) Informatics
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.63%) Mac OS
6 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
6 4 (9.76%) Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (24.39%) SDLC
3 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.20%) Information Security
3 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.32%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (7.32%) SIEM
4 3 (7.32%) Software Deployment
4 3 (7.32%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) VBScript
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) CCNA
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.76%) MCSA
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) VCP5
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.88%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) SCCM
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle
3 10 (24.39%) SAP
4 9 (21.95%) VMware
5 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 5 (12.20%) Apple
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco
7 3 (7.32%) Cognos
7 3 (7.32%) Remedy
7 3 (7.32%) WorldPay
8 2 (4.88%) HP
9 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.44%) Becrypt
9 1 (2.44%) Dell
9 1 (2.44%) ESRI
9 1 (2.44%) Lotus
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) Sophos
9 1 (2.44%) Sun
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