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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.58% 6.93% 10.50%
As % of the System Software category 54.55% 70.00% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 26
Median daily rate £425 £313 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £181 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £414 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
44 50 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.05% 9.90% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 37
Median daily rate £350 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £233 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £421 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 15
Median hourly rate £37.00 £60.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 28 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.85%) MS Office
4 18 (33.96%) Windows 7
5 17 (32.08%) SCCM
6 16 (30.19%) VMware
7 13 (24.53%) Oracle
7 13 (24.53%) Windows 8
8 12 (22.64%) SLA
9 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
9 11 (20.75%) ITIL
9 11 (20.75%) Mac OS
10 10 (18.87%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (18.87%) Oracle Identity Management
10 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
10 10 (18.87%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (18.87%) SDLC
10 10 (18.87%) SAP
10 10 (18.87%) Citrix
10 10 (18.87%) Apple
10 10 (18.87%) Mainframe
10 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (16.98%) Information Security
11 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
11 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
12 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
12 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
12 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (15.09%) Windows Vista

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 9 (16.98%) 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 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Office
2 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DHCP
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
2 4 (7.55%) WAN
3 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 3 (5.66%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) LDAP
5 1 (1.89%) NAS
5 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.89%) Skype
5 1 (1.89%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.89%) VLAN
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
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 13 (24.53%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Technical Architect
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 Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Desktop Support 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 Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.55%) BYOD
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.66%) CESG
4 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Windows 7
3 13 (24.53%) Windows 8
4 11 (20.75%) Mac OS
5 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
6 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
6 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (15.09%) Windows Vista
7 7 (13.21%) Linux
8 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (5.66%) Unix
10 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.89%) AIX
12 1 (1.89%) HPUX
12 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.89%) Solaris
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%) Information Security
4 7 (13.21%) Migration
4 7 (13.21%) Software Deployment
5 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.66%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (5.66%) SIEM
7 3 (5.66%) Threat Modelling
7 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.77%) Email Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.77%) Service Management
9 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
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 5 (9.43%) CCNA
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (9.43%) MCSA
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.77%) VCP5
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
5 1 (1.89%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) 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 17 (32.08%) 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 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) Oracle
4 10 (18.87%) Apple
4 10 (18.87%) Citrix
4 10 (18.87%) SAP
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
6 4 (7.55%) Dell
6 4 (7.55%) Remedy
6 4 (7.55%) WorldPay
7 3 (5.66%) Cognos
7 3 (5.66%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.89%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.89%) ESRI
8 1 (1.89%) Intel
8 1 (1.89%) Lotus
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.89%) Sophos
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