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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 36 41 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.31% 7.52% 11.39%
As % of the System Software category 65.45% 62.12% 57.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 23
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£205 £242 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.11% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £217 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £370 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +70.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £15.25 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.00 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -1.66%
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
55 66 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.11% 12.11% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 37
Average daily rate £205 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 11
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +22.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £15.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £37.80 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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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 +4 20 £438 +18.24% 6
Peterborough -3 14 £125 -46.80% 1
Huntingdon -3 1 - - 1
St Neots - - - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 69 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 67 (72.04%) Windows
3 47 (50.54%) ITIL
4 37 (39.78%) Windows 7
5 36 (38.71%) MS Exchange
5 36 (38.71%) Citrix
6 30 (32.26%) MS Office
7 28 (30.11%) MS Excel
8 27 (29.03%) Blackberry
8 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (24.73%) Finance
10 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (19.35%) DNS
11 18 (19.35%) VMware
12 16 (17.20%) Remedy
13 15 (16.13%) Windows XP
14 14 (15.05%) DHCP
14 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (15.05%) SCCM
15 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (12.90%) Windows 8
17 11 (11.83%) Migration
17 11 (11.83%) HP
17 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (10.75%) SLA
18 10 (10.75%) VPN
18 10 (10.75%) Linux
18 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2013
19 9 (9.68%) Office 365

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 36 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.30%) Lync
9 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (2.15%) Documentum
Applications
1 30 (32.26%) MS Office
2 28 (30.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) DNS
2 14 (15.05%) DHCP
3 10 (10.75%) VPN
4 8 (8.60%) LAN
4 8 (8.60%) WAN
4 8 (8.60%) Firewall
5 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.38%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (4.30%) Network Security
7 3 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.23%) SAN
8 2 (2.15%) Wireless
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.08%) Internet
9 1 (1.08%) MPLS
9 1 (1.08%) SSL
9 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.08%) LDAP
9 1 (1.08%) ISDN
9 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Ant
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Advertising
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (44.09%) Analyst
2 24 (25.81%) Service Analyst
2 24 (25.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) Support Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) Desktop Support
4 13 (13.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (11.83%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Consultant
7 7 (7.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) IT Support
9 5 (5.38%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Desktop Technician
10 4 (4.30%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.30%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) .NET
2 3 (3.23%) MSMQ
3 2 (2.15%) J2EE
3 2 (2.15%) Middleware
3 2 (2.15%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.08%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.08%) XML
4 1 (1.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.03%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.45%) iPhone
2 6 (6.45%) iPad
3 4 (4.30%) Clustering
4 3 (3.23%) PKI
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Replication
4 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) CMDB
6 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 67 (72.04%) Windows
2 37 (39.78%) Windows 7
3 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (16.13%) Windows XP
6 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (12.90%) Windows 8
8 10 (10.75%) Linux
9 8 (8.60%) UNIX
10 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.15%) Android
12 1 (1.08%) Debian
12 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Migration
3 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.53%) Project Management
4 7 (7.53%) Service Management
4 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.30%) Change Management
5 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.23%) CAD
6 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.23%) Waterfall
6 3 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.15%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.15%) Change Control
7 2 (2.15%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.15%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.53%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) VBScript
3 2 (2.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.53%) MCSE
3 5 (5.38%) CCNA
3 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.30%) MCP
5 3 (3.23%) MCTS
5 3 (3.23%) Degree
5 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.15%) MCDST
6 2 (2.15%) MCITP
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.30%) Dovecot
3 3 (3.23%) XenApp
3 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.23%) Terminal Server
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.08%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) SCCM
2 4 (4.30%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.23%) Nagios
4 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.15%) WMI
4 2 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.08%) WSUS
5 1 (1.08%) OpenView
5 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 69 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 36 (38.71%) Citrix
3 18 (19.35%) VMware
4 16 (17.20%) Remedy
5 11 (11.83%) HP
6 8 (8.60%) Cisco
7 5 (5.38%) Oracle
7 5 (5.38%) Dell
7 5 (5.38%) McAfee
7 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.38%) MobileIron
8 4 (4.30%) Infoblox
9 3 (3.23%) Mapinfo
9 3 (3.23%) Symantec
9 3 (3.23%) Google
9 3 (3.23%) SAP
9 3 (3.23%) Sophos
9 3 (3.23%) Clearswift
9 3 (3.23%) Wyse
9 3 (3.23%) Adobe
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