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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.56% 8.65% 12.27%
As % of the System Software category 63.04% 58.11% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £255 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% +40.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £123 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £511 £221
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +90.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
46 74 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.81% 14.89% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 14
Average daily rate £313 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.25 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.51% +124.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £27.50 £44.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -9.85%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 27 (36.00%) ITIL
4 24 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
5 23 (30.67%) DNS
6 22 (29.33%) DHCP
6 22 (29.33%) Linux
7 20 (26.67%) VMware
8 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 17 (22.67%) MS Office
10 16 (21.33%) Windows 7
11 15 (20.00%) IIS
12 14 (18.67%) Red Hat
13 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (17.33%) LDAP
14 12 (16.00%) Cisco
14 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (14.67%) SQL
15 11 (14.67%) Debian
16 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (13.33%) Project Management
16 10 (13.33%) Oracle
16 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
16 10 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
16 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
16 10 (13.33%) Office 365
17 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.00%) IIS
3 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 10 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.00%) Lync
8 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (22.67%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) DNS
2 22 (29.33%) DHCP
3 13 (17.33%) LDAP
4 8 (10.67%) VLAN
5 7 (9.33%) Firewall
6 6 (8.00%) SAN
7 5 (6.67%) VPN
8 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (4.00%) Network Security
9 3 (4.00%) LAN
9 3 (4.00%) Wireless
10 2 (2.67%) VoIP
10 2 (2.67%) WAN
10 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.67%) FCoE
10 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (4.00%) JIRA
1 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Service Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) IT Support
6 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) .NET
1 3 (4.00%) SOAP
1 3 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.00%) BYOD
3 4 (5.33%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.33%) Life Science
6 1 (1.33%) CMDB
6 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.33%) Handset
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 16 (21.33%) Windows 7
4 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (14.67%) Debian
7 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.33%) UNIX
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.00%) Fedora
9 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Project Management
2 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.67%) Migration
3 8 (10.67%) Change Management
4 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.67%) Information Security
6 2 (2.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.67%) Service Management
6 2 (2.67%) Change Control
6 2 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.33%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.33%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.33%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.33%) VBScript
4 3 (4.00%) C#
4 3 (4.00%) C++
4 3 (4.00%) Java
4 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.00%) Perl
4 3 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) VBA
5 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.33%) CCNA
2 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.00%) Degree
3 6 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (5.33%) MCSE
5 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) SSCP
6 2 (2.67%) CCA
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.67%) MCITP
7 1 (1.33%) CISSP
7 1 (1.33%) MCSA
7 1 (1.33%) CCNP
7 1 (1.33%) MCP
7 1 (1.33%) CISM
7 1 (1.33%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MOS
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) COBIT
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.67%) Terminal Server
3 5 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (2.67%) SCOM
4 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.67%) VMware
3 14 (18.67%) Red Hat
4 12 (16.00%) Cisco
5 10 (13.33%) Oracle
6 8 (10.67%) HP
6 8 (10.67%) Dell
6 8 (10.67%) Citrix
7 7 (9.33%) Remedy
8 6 (8.00%) EMC
9 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.67%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.67%) WorldPay
10 4 (5.33%) F5
10 4 (5.33%) IBM
11 3 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
12 2 (2.67%) Cognos
13 1 (1.33%) Symantec
13 1 (1.33%) McAfee
13 1 (1.33%) Nokia
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