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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 70 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.22% 7.55% 9.62%
As % of the System Software category 70.71% 71.25% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 23
Average daily rate
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£225 £215 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £275 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £279 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.34% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 20
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average 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
99 80 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.62% 10.60% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 31
Average daily rate £300 £285 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 24
Average hourly rate £23.75 £12.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.91% -64.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.10 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 47 £225 +50.00% 21
Peterborough +7 13 £200 -13.97% 2
Huntingdon - 2 - - 4
Ely - - - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 85 (63.43%) Windows
2 54 (40.30%) Microsoft
3 47 (35.07%) Windows 7
4 44 (32.84%) MS Exchange
4 44 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (31.34%) ITIL
5 42 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (27.61%) Migration
7 35 (26.12%) SharePoint
8 34 (25.37%) Firewall
9 32 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (21.64%) Citrix
10 29 (21.64%) VMware
11 28 (20.90%) SCCM
12 25 (18.66%) Cisco
13 24 (17.91%) Windows XP
13 24 (17.91%) HP
13 24 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2003
14 23 (17.16%) Hyper-V
15 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
15 22 (16.42%) Blackberry
16 20 (14.93%) LAN
16 20 (14.93%) WAN
16 20 (14.93%) DNS
17 19 (14.18%) DHCP
18 16 (11.94%) SAN
18 16 (11.94%) SCOM
19 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
19 15 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
20 13 (9.70%) Documentum

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 44 (32.84%) MS Exchange
2 42 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (26.12%) SharePoint
4 24 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (9.70%) Documentum
5 13 (9.70%) eRoom
6 11 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.73%) JOnAS
8 4 (2.99%) Lync
9 3 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.24%) Apache
10 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.37%) Firewall
2 20 (14.93%) LAN
2 20 (14.93%) WAN
2 20 (14.93%) DNS
3 19 (14.18%) DHCP
4 16 (11.94%) SAN
5 13 (9.70%) Wireless
6 10 (7.46%) VLAN
7 9 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (6.72%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.97%) MPLS
9 7 (5.22%) VPN
10 5 (3.73%) VoIP
11 4 (2.99%) ISDN
11 4 (2.99%) SSL
11 4 (2.99%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.24%) SMS
12 3 (2.24%) IPv6
12 3 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MSI
2 2 (1.49%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.49%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.49%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 11 (8.21%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Advertising
3 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (26.12%) Analyst
2 19 (14.18%) Support Analyst
3 13 (9.70%) Support Engineer
3 13 (9.70%) Administrator
4 12 (8.96%) Consultant
5 10 (7.46%) Desktop Support
5 10 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) Service Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) IT Support
7 7 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Service Desk Technician
8 6 (4.48%) Documentum Support
8 6 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.22%) PKI
3 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.24%) Clustering
5 3 (2.24%) Kindle
6 2 (1.49%) iPhone
6 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.49%) NHS
6 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.75%) Firmware
7 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 85 (63.43%) Windows
2 47 (35.07%) Windows 7
3 44 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (17.91%) Windows XP
6 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (8.96%) Linux
8 8 (5.97%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.48%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.24%) CentOS
11 2 (1.49%) UNIX
12 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.75%) Android
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.34%) ITIL
2 37 (27.61%) Migration
3 8 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (5.97%) Change Control
4 5 (3.73%) Service Delivery
5 4 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (2.99%) Incident Management
5 4 (2.99%) Network Management
6 3 (2.24%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.24%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.24%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.24%) ERP
7 2 (1.49%) SOA
7 2 (1.49%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (1.49%) TOGAF
7 2 (1.49%) Security Architecture
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Architecture
8 1 (0.75%) Logistics
8 1 (0.75%) Project Management
8 1 (0.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.21%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.46%) VBScript
3 7 (5.22%) VB
3 7 (5.22%) SQL
4 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.24%) Perl
6 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.72%) MCP
2 9 (6.72%) MCSE
3 6 (4.48%) Degree
4 5 (3.73%) MCITP
5 3 (2.24%) OCP
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.24%) RHCE
6 2 (1.49%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.49%) MOS
6 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) MCSA
7 1 (0.75%) MCSD
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) MCDST
7 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) BS25999
System Software
1 23 (17.16%) Hyper-V
2 11 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.46%) XenApp
4 8 (5.97%) vSphere
5 7 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.73%) UAG
6 5 (3.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.24%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.24%) XenServer
8 2 (1.49%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.75%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 28 (20.90%) SCCM
2 16 (11.94%) SCOM
3 7 (5.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.99%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.99%) ARCserve
4 4 (2.99%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.99%) WSUS
5 3 (2.24%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.24%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 54 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.64%) Citrix
2 29 (21.64%) VMware
3 25 (18.66%) Cisco
4 24 (17.91%) HP
5 10 (7.46%) Symantec
6 8 (5.97%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.97%) Mitel
7 7 (5.22%) Remedy
7 7 (5.22%) Oracle
8 6 (4.48%) EMC
9 5 (3.73%) Nortel
9 5 (3.73%) SAP
9 5 (3.73%) Apple
9 5 (3.73%) Altiris
10 4 (2.99%) WatchGuard
10 4 (2.99%) Imperva
10 4 (2.99%) AppSense
10 4 (2.99%) CA
11 3 (2.24%) Nokia
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