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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 46 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.05% 8.65% 11.04%
As % of the System Software category 62.71% 62.16% 65.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 23
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£163 £241 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.57% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £165 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £373 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £258 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.95% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% +2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £15.25 £12.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £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
59 74 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.05% 13.91% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 33
Average daily rate £190 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £190 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £375 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 13
Average hourly rate £41.75 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £37.65 £18.50
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -6 20 £163 -56.08% 15
Peterborough -13 13 £163 -27.77% 4
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 68 (69.39%) Windows
2 66 (67.35%) Microsoft
3 45 (45.92%) ITIL
4 38 (38.78%) Windows 7
5 36 (36.73%) MS Exchange
5 36 (36.73%) Citrix
6 30 (30.61%) Blackberry
7 29 (29.59%) MS Excel
8 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (27.55%) MS Office
10 26 (26.53%) Finance
11 24 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (19.39%) VMware
12 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (17.35%) DNS
14 16 (16.33%) Windows XP
15 15 (15.31%) Remedy
15 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2007
16 14 (14.29%) SCCM
17 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (13.27%) Firewall
17 13 (13.27%) Linux
17 13 (13.27%) DHCP
17 13 (13.27%) HP
18 11 (11.22%) VPN
18 11 (11.22%) Windows 8
19 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
19 10 (10.20%) Advertising
20 9 (9.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 9 (9.18%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (36.73%) MS Exchange
2 24 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (9.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.02%) Documentum
Applications
1 29 (29.59%) MS Excel
2 27 (27.55%) MS Office
3 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) DNS
2 13 (13.27%) Firewall
2 13 (13.27%) DHCP
3 11 (11.22%) VPN
4 9 (9.18%) LAN
4 9 (9.18%) WAN
5 7 (7.14%) SAN
6 6 (6.12%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.08%) Ethernet
8 4 (4.08%) ISDN
8 4 (4.08%) SSL
8 4 (4.08%) MPLS
8 4 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.04%) Wireless
9 2 (2.04%) IPv6
9 2 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Ant
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Advertising
3 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Analyst
2 26 (26.53%) Service Analyst
2 26 (26.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (15.31%) Support Analyst
4 13 (13.27%) Desktop Support
5 11 (11.22%) Consultant
6 10 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.16%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) IT Support
10 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (4.08%) Desktop Technician
11 4 (4.08%) Citrix Support
11 4 (4.08%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) .NET
2 3 (3.06%) MSMQ
3 2 (2.04%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.02%) J2EE
4 1 (1.02%) EDI
4 1 (1.02%) Middleware
4 1 (1.02%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.61%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.08%) Clustering
3 3 (3.06%) PKI
3 3 (3.06%) Replication
3 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.04%) iPhone
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 68 (69.39%) Windows
2 38 (38.78%) Windows 7
3 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (16.33%) Windows XP
6 13 (13.27%) Linux
6 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.22%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.16%) UNIX
9 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.06%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.04%) Android
11 2 (2.04%) Debian
12 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.92%) ITIL
2 8 (8.16%) Service Management
2 8 (8.16%) Migration
3 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (3.06%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.04%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.04%) Change Management
6 2 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.04%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.04%) Change Control
6 2 (2.04%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.04%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.02%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.02%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.02%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.16%) SQL
3 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.04%) VBScript
5 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.10%) MCSE
3 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.06%) CCNA
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.06%) MCTS
4 2 (2.04%) MCITP
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.04%) MCDST
4 2 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (1.02%) MCSD
5 1 (1.02%) MCSA
5 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.08%) Dovecot
3 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.04%) vSphere
4 2 (2.04%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.06%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.06%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.06%) Nagios
3 3 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.04%) SCOM
4 2 (2.04%) WMI
4 2 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.04%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.02%) WSUS
5 1 (1.02%) OpenView
5 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 36 (36.73%) Citrix
3 19 (19.39%) VMware
4 15 (15.31%) Remedy
5 13 (13.27%) HP
6 7 (7.14%) Cisco
6 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.12%) Dell
7 6 (6.12%) 3PAR
8 5 (5.10%) McAfee
8 5 (5.10%) Oracle
9 4 (4.08%) Symantec
9 4 (4.08%) WatchGuard
9 4 (4.08%) Infoblox
9 4 (4.08%) Imperva
10 3 (3.06%) Clearswift
10 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.04%) SAP
11 2 (2.04%) Lotus
11 2 (2.04%) IBM
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