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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.10% 8.39% 7.80%
As % of the System Software category 49.15% 79.59% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 17
Median daily rate £425 £315 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £190 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £404 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £13.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £13.50 £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
59 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.48% 10.54% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 32
Median daily rate £350 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £216 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £37.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.07% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £13.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 1 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.74%) MS Office
4 18 (33.96%) Windows 7
5 16 (30.19%) VMware
5 16 (30.19%) SCCM
6 13 (24.53%) Oracle
7 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
7 12 (22.64%) SLA
8 11 (20.75%) ITIL
8 11 (20.75%) Mac OS
8 11 (20.75%) Windows 8
9 10 (18.87%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
9 10 (18.87%) SDLC
9 10 (18.87%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (18.87%) Oracle Identity Management
9 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
9 10 (18.87%) SAP
9 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
9 10 (18.87%) Mainframe
9 10 (18.87%) Apple
9 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (16.98%) Migration
10 9 (16.98%) Citrix
10 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
10 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.09%) Cisco
11 8 (15.09%) Linux

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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) MS Office
2 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) WAN
2 6 (11.32%) DHCP
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) SAN
5 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.89%) LDAP
6 1 (1.89%) NAS
6 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.89%) Skype
6 1 (1.89%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.89%) VLAN
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Technical Architect
3 9 (16.98%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Desktop Support
3 9 (16.98%) Oracle Architect
3 9 (16.98%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) IT Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) IT Support
5 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.55%) BYOD
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) CESG
5 1 (1.89%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Windows 7
3 11 (20.75%) Mac OS
3 11 (20.75%) Windows 8
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
5 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (15.09%) Linux
6 8 (15.09%) Windows Vista
7 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (9.43%) Unix
8 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.89%) AIX
10 1 (1.89%) HPUX
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.89%) Solaris
10 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (18.87%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (18.87%) SDLC
3 9 (16.98%) Migration
4 7 (13.21%) Information Security
4 7 (13.21%) Software Deployment
5 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.66%) Functional Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Email Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.77%) Service Management
9 1 (1.89%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.89%) MOF
9 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.89%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) VBScript
3 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.77%) C
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) MCSA
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) CCNA
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) VCP5
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.66%) MCSE
4 3 (5.66%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) SCCM
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (13.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.89%) SCOM
4 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) Oracle
4 10 (18.87%) Apple
4 10 (18.87%) SAP
5 9 (16.98%) Citrix
6 8 (15.09%) Cisco
7 6 (11.32%) Dell
8 5 (9.43%) NetApp
9 4 (7.55%) Remedy
9 4 (7.55%) WorldPay
10 3 (5.66%) Cognos
10 3 (5.66%) HP
11 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.89%) Becrypt
11 1 (1.89%) Computacenter
11 1 (1.89%) ESRI
11 1 (1.89%) Intel
11 1 (1.89%) Lotus
11 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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