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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 62 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.62% 9.52% 8.43%
As % of the System Software category 71.26% 70.10% 53.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £175 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
87 97 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.10% 13.59% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 24
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £204 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £19.35 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £30.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +16 44 £325 +42.38% 10
Peterborough -6 16 £225 - 9
Huntingdon -4 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (67.00%) Windows
2 64 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 45 (45.00%) ITIL
4 37 (37.00%) Windows 7
5 34 (34.00%) MS Excel
6 28 (28.00%) MS Office
7 25 (25.00%) Citrix
7 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 22 (22.00%) DNS
9 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (21.00%) Blackberry
11 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (18.00%) DHCP
12 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
13 16 (16.00%) VMware
13 16 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (14.00%) PowerShell
14 14 (14.00%) Linux
15 13 (13.00%) Project Management
15 13 (13.00%) Windows 8
16 12 (12.00%) Finance
16 12 (12.00%) Remedy
16 12 (12.00%) Migration
16 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
17 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
17 11 (11.00%) Cisco
17 11 (11.00%) Incident Management
18 10 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
18 10 (10.00%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (10.00%) IIS
5 9 (9.00%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.00%) Lync
8 2 (2.00%) Documentum
9 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (34.00%) MS Excel
2 28 (28.00%) MS Office
3 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Tridion
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.00%) DNS
2 18 (18.00%) DHCP
3 10 (10.00%) Firewall
4 8 (8.00%) LAN
4 8 (8.00%) LDAP
4 8 (8.00%) Wireless
5 7 (7.00%) WAN
5 7 (7.00%) VPN
6 5 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (4.00%) Network Security
7 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.00%) SAN
8 3 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.00%) Internet
9 2 (2.00%) WebEx
10 1 (1.00%) NX-OS
10 1 (1.00%) Intranet
10 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.00%) VoIP
10 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.00%) Ant
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (38.00%) Analyst
2 16 (16.00%) Service Analyst
2 16 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (14.00%) Support Analyst
3 14 (14.00%) Desktop Support
4 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (8.00%) Consultant
6 7 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) IT Support
8 5 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Messaging Consultant
9 4 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
1 3 (3.00%) XML
2 2 (2.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.00%) J2EE
2 2 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.00%) BYOD
3 8 (8.00%) iPhone
3 8 (8.00%) iPad
4 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) EPoS
6 2 (2.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) Life Science
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 67 (67.00%) Windows
2 37 (37.00%) Windows 7
3 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.00%) Linux
7 13 (13.00%) Windows 8
8 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
9 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (7.00%) Debian
11 6 (6.00%) UNIX
12 3 (3.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (2.00%) Fedora
13 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.00%) BlackBerry OS
13 2 (2.00%) Android
13 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.00%) ITIL
2 13 (13.00%) Project Management
3 12 (12.00%) Migration
4 11 (11.00%) Incident Management
5 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.00%) Change Control
6 6 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.00%) Change Management
6 6 (6.00%) Service Management
7 5 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.00%) CAD
9 3 (3.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.00%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (2.00%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.00%) Information Security
10 2 (2.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) VBScript
3 2 (2.00%) VBA
3 2 (2.00%) C#
3 2 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.00%) MCSE
2 7 (7.00%) Degree
3 6 (6.00%) CCNA
3 6 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.00%) MCP
4 4 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) CISSP
6 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.00%) CISM
6 2 (2.00%) SSCP
7 1 (1.00%) CCA
7 1 (1.00%) CCNP
7 1 (1.00%) MCDST
7 1 (1.00%) MCTS
7 1 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.00%) COBIT
3 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Terminal Server
2 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.00%) Dovecot
3 4 (4.00%) XenApp
4 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.00%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (1.00%) XenServer
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.00%) WMI
3 2 (2.00%) WSUS
3 2 (2.00%) DameWare
3 2 (2.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.00%) Nagios
4 1 (1.00%) OpenView
4 1 (1.00%) SCOM
4 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 64 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.00%) Citrix
3 16 (16.00%) VMware
4 12 (12.00%) Remedy
5 11 (11.00%) Cisco
6 10 (10.00%) HP
7 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.00%) WorldPay
8 5 (5.00%) McAfee
8 5 (5.00%) Oracle
9 4 (4.00%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.00%) Symantec
10 3 (3.00%) Sophos
10 3 (3.00%) Mapinfo
10 3 (3.00%) Wyse
10 3 (3.00%) Adobe
10 3 (3.00%) SAP
10 3 (3.00%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.00%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.00%) Google
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Rate: From £20 to £22 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
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Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £12.00 - £13.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
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