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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.42% 15.03% 7.16%
As % of the System Software category 40.85% 85.94% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 12
Median daily rate £240 £325 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +42.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £199 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £13.50 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
71 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.16% 17.49% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 23
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £207 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 7
Median hourly rate £46.25 £17.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.05% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £13.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £40.90 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 2 May 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 2 May 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) VMware
4 15 (39.47%) MS Office
5 13 (34.21%) SCCM
5 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
6 12 (31.58%) SLA
7 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
8 10 (26.32%) Linux
8 10 (26.32%) Migration
9 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (23.68%) ITIL
9 9 (23.68%) Apple
9 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
10 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (21.05%) Dell
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.05%) Mac OS
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Vista
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco
11 7 (18.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (18.42%) Software Deployment
12 6 (15.79%) Citrix
12 6 (15.79%) NetApp
12 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
12 6 (15.79%) WAN
12 6 (15.79%) Unix
12 6 (15.79%) Information Security

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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Office
2 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) Skype
3 1 (2.63%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.63%) VLAN
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) VPLS
3 1 (2.63%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Desktop Support
3 8 (21.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IT Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) BYOD
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Health Informatics
4 1 (2.63%) Informatics
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
4 10 (26.32%) Linux
5 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
6 8 (21.05%) Mac OS
6 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Vista
7 6 (15.79%) Unix
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.63%) AIX
9 1 (2.63%) HPUX
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.63%) Solaris
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Software Deployment
4 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 6 (15.79%) Information Security
5 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) Email Migration
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.63%) MOF
8 1 (2.63%) Network Design
8 1 (2.63%) Network Management
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.63%) Server Building
8 1 (2.63%) Service Management
8 1 (2.63%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.26%) C
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) MCSA
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (13.16%) VCP5
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (10.53%) MCSE
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) VCP6
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) SCCM
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Apple
4 8 (21.05%) Dell
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco
6 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 6 (15.79%) NetApp
7 4 (10.53%) HP
8 3 (7.89%) WorldPay
9 2 (5.26%) Remedy
10 1 (2.63%) Aruba
10 1 (2.63%) Avaya
10 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.63%) Computacenter
10 1 (2.63%) Intel
10 1 (2.63%) Juniper
10 1 (2.63%) Lotus
10 1 (2.63%) Nortel
10 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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