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 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 15 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.92% 5.14% 7.10%
As % of the System Software category 51.28% 57.14% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Median daily rate £151 £180 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.38% -54.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £167 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -59.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%

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
39 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.49% 9.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 12
Median daily rate £303 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.93% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £177 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £570 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Median hourly rate £11.25 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.31% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.40 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2017, 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 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
4 13 (34.21%) ITIL
5 12 (31.58%) MS Office
6 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
7 9 (23.68%) LDAP
7 9 (23.68%) DNS
7 9 (23.68%) DHCP
8 8 (21.05%) VPN
9 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
9 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (18.42%) SCCM
9 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (15.79%) WSUS
10 6 (15.79%) IIS
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) Dell
10 6 (15.79%) Citrix
10 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
10 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
11 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (13.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (13.16%) Apple
11 5 (13.16%) LAN
11 5 (13.16%) Oracle
11 5 (13.16%) Clustering
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (13.16%) Office 365

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 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DHCP
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
1 9 (23.68%) LDAP
2 8 (21.05%) VPN
3 5 (13.16%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.26%) ADSL
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) Skype
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) IT Support
4 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) IT Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.89%) Identity Management Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) OAuth
1 4 (10.53%) SAML
1 4 (10.53%) X-Windows
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) FastCGI
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) PKI
2 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Software Distribution
3 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
3 3 (7.89%) Office Automation
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Coaching
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Secure Coding
5 1 (2.63%) Validation
5 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Tcl
2 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) A+ Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) WSUS
3 5 (13.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (10.53%) DameWare
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.63%) OpenAM
5 1 (2.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
2 6 (15.79%) Dell
3 5 (13.16%) Apple
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) LANDesk
5 3 (7.89%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Remedy
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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