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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 49 76 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.95% 10.47% 9.81%
As % of the System Software category 46.23% 74.51% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 22
Average daily rate £180 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £170 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.60 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
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
106 102 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.21% 14.05% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 40
Average daily rate £394 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £143 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 15
Average hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £11.74 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 30 £210 -35.38% 7
Peterborough +1 12 £375 +66.66% 2
Huntingdon -2 3 £200 -
St Neots - 1 £118 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 70 (72.92%) Windows
2 45 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 36 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 33 (34.38%) MS Office
5 27 (28.13%) ITIL
6 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 24 (25.00%) VMware
7 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
8 22 (22.92%) Windows XP
9 20 (20.83%) SLA
9 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 18 (18.75%) Windows Server
11 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (17.71%) SCCM
11 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
12 16 (16.67%) Windows 8
13 15 (15.63%) MCSE
14 14 (14.58%) Cisco
14 14 (14.58%) Citrix
15 13 (13.54%) Migration
15 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (12.50%) Office 365
16 12 (12.50%) Apple
17 11 (11.46%) Data Centre
18 10 (10.42%) Linux
18 10 (10.42%) Blackberry
18 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
19 9 (9.38%) Apple iOS
19 9 (9.38%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.08%) nginx
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 33 (34.38%) MS Office
2 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) WAN
2 7 (7.29%) DNS
2 7 (7.29%) LAN
3 5 (5.21%) Firewall
3 5 (5.21%) VoIP
3 5 (5.21%) Wireless
4 4 (4.17%) SAN
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.08%) VPN
5 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.04%) LDAP
6 1 (1.04%) MPLS
6 1 (1.04%) Network Security
6 1 (1.04%) VLAN
6 1 (1.04%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) MySQL
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Gerrit
General
1 3 (3.13%) Finance
1 3 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (1.04%) Automotive
2 1 (1.04%) Electronics
2 1 (1.04%) Marketing
2 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Desktop Support
2 19 (19.79%) Support Engineer
3 18 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (14.58%) Service Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) IT Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) IT Support
7 8 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Active Directory Support
8 7 (7.29%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
8 7 (7.29%) Service Desk Support
8 7 (7.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (2.08%) OpenJDK
1 2 (2.08%) Spring Boot
1 2 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.42%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.13%) BYOD
4 2 (2.08%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.08%) iPad
4 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.08%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.04%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.04%) EPoS
5 1 (1.04%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.04%) Informatics
5 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.04%) PMI
5 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (72.92%) Windows
2 36 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 22 (22.92%) Windows XP
4 18 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 16 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.42%) Linux
8 9 (9.38%) Apple iOS
9 8 (8.33%) Mac OS
9 8 (8.33%) Unix
9 8 (8.33%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.04%) AIX
12 1 (1.04%) Android
12 1 (1.04%) HPUX
12 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) ITIL
2 13 (13.54%) Migration
3 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.29%) Software Deployment
4 6 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 6 (6.25%) Information Security
5 5 (5.21%) Application Packaging
5 5 (5.21%) ITIL V3
6 4 (4.17%) Functional Testing
6 4 (4.17%) Service Management
7 3 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.13%) ITSM
8 2 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.08%) Change Control
8 2 (2.08%) Email Migration
8 2 (2.08%) Network Design
8 2 (2.08%) Network Management
8 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (2.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
3 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.08%) C
3 2 (2.08%) Java
3 2 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.63%) MCSE
4 8 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.21%) MCSA
5 5 (5.21%) VCP5
5 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (4.17%) CCNA
6 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.17%) VCP6
7 3 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.08%) PMP
9 1 (1.04%) CCIE
9 1 (1.04%) CCNP
9 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) COBIT
2 1 (1.04%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.08%) Docker
3 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) SCCM
2 7 (7.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.08%) SCOM
5 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.00%) VMware
3 14 (14.58%) Cisco
3 14 (14.58%) Citrix
4 12 (12.50%) Apple
5 8 (8.33%) Dell
6 7 (7.29%) HP
7 6 (6.25%) NetApp
8 5 (5.21%) Remedy
9 4 (4.17%) Symantec
10 3 (3.13%) Altiris
10 3 (3.13%) Lotus
10 3 (3.13%) WorldPay
11 2 (2.08%) F5
11 2 (2.08%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.04%) Aruba
12 1 (1.04%) Computacenter
12 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.04%) Splunk
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £100 - 150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £100 - 160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago