The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.43% 7.18% 8.50%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 62.82% 57.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 37
Median daily rate £235 £187 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £80 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £413 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.02% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 8
Median hourly rate £14.75 £11.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.10 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
76 78 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.86% 11.44% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 61
Median daily rate £350 £329 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% +46.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £153 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridgeshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridgeshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +22 21 £203 -50.90% 10
Peterborough -12 10 £250 +43.67% 9
Huntingdon -1 2 £125 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 49 (65.33%) Windows
2 31 (41.33%) Windows 7
3 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
4 22 (29.33%) ITIL
5 19 (25.33%) MS Office
5 19 (25.33%) VMware
5 19 (25.33%) Windows Server
6 17 (22.67%) Citrix
7 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
7 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
8 14 (18.67%) Linux
9 12 (16.00%) DHCP
9 12 (16.00%) DNS
9 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
11 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
12 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
13 8 (10.67%) VPN
14 7 (9.33%) Office 365
14 7 (9.33%) SCCM
14 7 (9.33%) LDAP
14 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
14 7 (9.33%) IIS
14 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
15 6 (8.00%) Identity Management
15 6 (8.00%) Oracle
15 6 (8.00%) Apple

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.33%) IIS
4 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) MS Office
2 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) DHCP
1 12 (16.00%) DNS
2 8 (10.67%) VPN
3 7 (9.33%) LDAP
4 4 (5.33%) Kerberos
4 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.00%) Firewall
5 3 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.67%) ADSL
6 2 (2.67%) LAN
6 2 (2.67%) NAS
6 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.67%) SAN
6 2 (2.67%) VoIP
7 1 (1.33%) Internet
7 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.33%) Skype
7 1 (1.33%) WAN
7 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Analyst
2 17 (22.67%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (14.67%) IT Support
3 11 (14.67%) Service Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Administrator
4 9 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.67%) IT Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) System Design Authority
8 4 (5.33%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) X-Windows
2 3 (4.00%) OAuth
2 3 (4.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Clustering
1 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.33%) PKI
2 3 (4.00%) CESG
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) BYOD
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (65.33%) Windows
2 31 (41.33%) Windows 7
3 19 (25.33%) Windows Server
4 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.67%) Linux
6 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (6.67%) Mac OS X
10 4 (5.33%) Unix
10 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
11 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) ITIL
2 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.00%) Identity Management
4 5 (6.67%) Project Management
5 4 (5.33%) Information Security
5 4 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.33%) Server Building
5 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (4.00%) Migration
6 3 (4.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.00%) SDLC
6 3 (4.00%) SIEM
6 3 (4.00%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) C
4 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.33%) MCSA
5 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) JSP 440
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.00%) Terminal Server
3 3 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) SCCM
2 6 (8.00%) WSUS
3 5 (6.67%) DameWare
4 3 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.33%) VMware
3 17 (22.67%) Citrix
4 6 (8.00%) Apple
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle
5 5 (6.67%) NetApp
6 4 (5.33%) LANDesk
7 3 (4.00%) HP
7 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco
8 2 (2.67%) Dell
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) SAP
9 1 (1.33%) Adobe
9 1 (1.33%) Cognos
9 1 (1.33%) ESRI
9 1 (1.33%) Remedy
9 1 (1.33%) Sophos
9 1 (1.33%) Sun
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