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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 53 68 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.32% 8.23% 9.80%
As % of the System Software category 60.92% 68.69% 72.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 11
Average daily rate
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£315 £225 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £438 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 23
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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 99 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.37% 11.99% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 24
Average daily rate £320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 27
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.50 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -20 28 £310 +21.56% 8
Peterborough +1 16 £364 +81.87% 4
Huntingdon +2 3 £488 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 88 (72.73%) Windows
2 60 (49.59%) Microsoft
3 41 (33.88%) ITIL
4 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
5 36 (29.75%) Windows 7
6 34 (28.10%) MS Exchange
7 32 (26.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (26.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (25.62%) MS Excel
9 30 (24.79%) VMware
10 28 (23.14%) DHCP
10 28 (23.14%) DNS
11 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (21.49%) Linux
13 25 (20.66%) Cisco
14 24 (19.83%) HP
15 23 (19.01%) MS Office
16 21 (17.36%) SharePoint
17 20 (16.53%) Citrix
17 20 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (15.70%) SAN
19 18 (14.88%) IIS
19 18 (14.88%) Firewall
20 15 (12.40%) Red Hat
20 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (12.40%) Hyper-V
21 14 (11.57%) PowerShell
21 14 (11.57%) Office 365
21 14 (11.57%) LDAP
21 14 (11.57%) SQL Server 2005

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 34 (28.10%) MS Exchange
2 21 (17.36%) SharePoint
3 20 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (14.88%) IIS
5 13 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.96%) Lync
8 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (25.62%) MS Excel
2 23 (19.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) Office 365
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.14%) DHCP
1 28 (23.14%) DNS
2 19 (15.70%) SAN
3 18 (14.88%) Firewall
4 14 (11.57%) LDAP
5 13 (10.74%) Wireless
6 12 (9.92%) LAN
7 11 (9.09%) WAN
8 9 (7.44%) VPN
9 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
9 8 (6.61%) VLAN
10 6 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (4.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (2.48%) WebEx
12 3 (2.48%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.48%) Network Security
13 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.65%) FCoE
13 2 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.48%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (2.48%) JIRA
1 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (36.36%) Analyst
2 15 (12.40%) Support Engineer
2 15 (12.40%) Service Analyst
2 15 (12.40%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (11.57%) Support Analyst
4 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) Desktop Support
6 8 (6.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) IT Support
9 5 (4.13%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) .NET
1 3 (2.48%) SOAP
1 3 (2.48%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.09%) HP Storage
3 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.96%) BYOD
4 5 (4.13%) CLARiiON
4 5 (4.13%) iPhone
4 5 (4.13%) iPad
5 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.65%) Clustering
6 2 (1.65%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.83%) Handset
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Life Science
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 88 (72.73%) Windows
2 36 (29.75%) Windows 7
3 32 (26.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (26.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (21.49%) Linux
6 12 (9.92%) Debian
7 11 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.96%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.31%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.31%) UNIX
11 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.48%) Fedora
11 3 (2.48%) Android
12 2 (1.65%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) ITIL
2 13 (10.74%) Project Management
3 12 (9.92%) Migration
3 12 (9.92%) Incident Management
4 11 (9.09%) Change Control
4 11 (9.09%) Change Management
5 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.44%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (6.61%) Network Management
8 6 (4.96%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (2.48%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (2.48%) Information Security
11 3 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.48%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (1.65%) Software Engineering
12 2 (1.65%) Service Management
12 2 (1.65%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.57%) PowerShell
2 12 (9.92%) SQL
3 4 (3.31%) VBScript
4 3 (2.48%) C#
4 3 (2.48%) C++
4 3 (2.48%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.48%) Perl
4 3 (2.48%) Python
5 2 (1.65%) VBA
5 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.26%) CCNA
2 10 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (7.44%) MCSE
4 8 (6.61%) Degree
5 7 (5.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (4.96%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.48%) MCP
8 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.48%) SSCP
9 2 (1.65%) CISM
9 2 (1.65%) CISSP
9 2 (1.65%) MCSA
9 2 (1.65%) CCA
9 2 (1.65%) MCITP
10 1 (0.83%) CCNP
10 1 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.65%) COBIT
3 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (12.40%) Hyper-V
2 11 (9.09%) Terminal Server
3 10 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.61%) vSphere
5 4 (3.31%) XenApp
5 4 (3.31%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) XenServer
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (10.74%) SCCM
2 8 (6.61%) ARCserve
3 4 (3.31%) SCOM
4 3 (2.48%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.65%) DameWare
6 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 30 (24.79%) VMware
3 25 (20.66%) Cisco
4 24 (19.83%) HP
5 20 (16.53%) Citrix
6 15 (12.40%) Red Hat
7 11 (9.09%) Dell
7 11 (9.09%) Oracle
8 9 (7.44%) Remedy
9 8 (6.61%) CA
10 7 (5.79%) EMC
11 6 (4.96%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.96%) 3PAR
12 5 (4.13%) F5
12 5 (4.13%) WorldPay
13 4 (3.31%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (3.31%) IBM
14 3 (2.48%) LANDesk
14 3 (2.48%) Symantec
15 2 (1.65%) MobileIron
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