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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 53 45 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.73% 7.53% 10.74%
As % of the System Software category 58.89% 67.16% 65.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 19
Average daily rate
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£163 £190 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £150 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £16.10 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -4.68%
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
90 67 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.44% 11.20% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 44
Average daily rate £225 £213 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 14
Average hourly rate £43.75 £14.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £38.70 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 31 £163 -14.47% 12
Peterborough +1 16 £103 -36.92% 4
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 3
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 79 (65.29%) Windows
2 71 (58.68%) Microsoft
3 51 (42.15%) ITIL
4 41 (33.88%) Windows 7
5 40 (33.06%) MS Exchange
6 39 (32.23%) Citrix
7 35 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (27.27%) Blackberry
9 32 (26.45%) MS Excel
10 29 (23.97%) MS Office
11 28 (23.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 27 (22.31%) Finance
13 25 (20.66%) VMware
14 24 (19.83%) Firewall
15 20 (16.53%) SCCM
16 19 (15.70%) HP
17 18 (14.88%) WAN
17 18 (14.88%) Windows XP
17 18 (14.88%) LAN
17 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (14.05%) Remedy
18 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2007
20 15 (12.40%) SharePoint
21 14 (11.57%) VPN
21 14 (11.57%) SAN
22 13 (10.74%) Advertising
22 13 (10.74%) DNS
23 11 (9.09%) DHCP
23 11 (9.09%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 40 (33.06%) MS Exchange
2 28 (23.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (12.40%) SharePoint
5 10 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Lync
7 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (26.45%) MS Excel
2 29 (23.97%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.83%) Firewall
2 18 (14.88%) WAN
2 18 (14.88%) LAN
3 14 (11.57%) VPN
3 14 (11.57%) SAN
4 13 (10.74%) DNS
5 11 (9.09%) DHCP
6 10 (8.26%) MPLS
7 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.96%) Ethernet
8 6 (4.96%) SSL
8 6 (4.96%) ISDN
9 3 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.48%) VLAN
9 3 (2.48%) LDAP
10 2 (1.65%) IPv6
10 2 (1.65%) VoIP
10 2 (1.65%) Wireless
10 2 (1.65%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
General
1 27 (22.31%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Advertising
3 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (37.19%) Analyst
2 29 (23.97%) Service Analyst
2 29 (23.97%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (11.57%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.44%) Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.61%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (5.79%) IT Support
9 6 (4.96%) Administrator
9 6 (4.96%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Desktop Technician
10 5 (4.13%) Service Desk Technician
10 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Server Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) .NET
1 3 (2.48%) MSMQ
2 2 (1.65%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.83%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.96%) Clustering
3 4 (3.31%) Replication
3 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.48%) PKI
4 3 (2.48%) Kindle
4 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.65%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (65.29%) Windows
2 41 (33.88%) Windows 7
3 35 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (14.88%) Windows XP
4 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 10 (8.26%) Linux
8 5 (4.13%) UNIX
9 4 (3.31%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.65%) Debian
11 2 (1.65%) Android
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.15%) ITIL
2 9 (7.44%) Service Delivery
3 8 (6.61%) Service Management
4 6 (4.96%) Migration
5 5 (4.13%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.13%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.48%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.48%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.65%) Change Management
8 2 (1.65%) Identity Management
8 2 (1.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.65%) Software Deployment
9 1 (0.83%) Mentoring
9 1 (0.83%) Release Management
9 1 (0.83%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (0.83%) Test Management
9 1 (0.83%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.09%) SQL
1 11 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.13%) VBScript
3 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.61%) MCP
3 6 (4.96%) MCSE
4 4 (3.31%) Degree
4 4 (3.31%) MCTS
5 3 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.48%) CCNA
6 2 (1.65%) MCSA
6 2 (1.65%) MCITP
6 2 (1.65%) MCDST
7 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) MOS
7 1 (0.83%) MCSD
7 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) ISO 9001
2 6 (4.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) BS25999
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.65%) vSphere
4 2 (1.65%) XenServer
4 2 (1.65%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (16.53%) SCCM
2 4 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.48%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.48%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.48%) Nagios
4 2 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.65%) WMI
4 2 (1.65%) SCOM
4 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.83%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.83%) OpenView
Vendors
1 71 (58.68%) Microsoft
2 39 (32.23%) Citrix
3 25 (20.66%) VMware
4 19 (15.70%) HP
5 17 (14.05%) Remedy
6 9 (7.44%) Cisco
7 8 (6.61%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.79%) 3PAR
8 7 (5.79%) Mitel
8 7 (5.79%) Dell
9 6 (4.96%) Imperva
9 6 (4.96%) WatchGuard
10 5 (4.13%) McAfee
10 5 (4.13%) EMC
10 5 (4.13%) Nortel
11 4 (3.31%) Oracle
12 3 (2.48%) F5
12 3 (2.48%) Clearswift
12 3 (2.48%) Juniper
12 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
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