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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 33 46 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.21% 5.61% 10.24%
As % of the System Software category 47.14% 60.53% 65.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 40
Median daily rate £350 £273 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% +24.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £135 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 18
Median hourly rate £11.83 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £14.90 £28.00
UK excluding London median 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
70 76 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.18% 9.27% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 55
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 35
Median hourly rate £11.83 £14.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.01% -46.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £60.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +14 13 £413 +65.00% 11
Peterborough 0 11 £174 -30.40% 1
Huntingdon -5 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 48 (63.16%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
3 29 (38.16%) MS Office
4 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
5 21 (27.63%) ITIL
6 17 (22.37%) VMware
7 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 16 (21.05%) SCCM
8 13 (17.11%) Oracle
8 13 (17.11%) Citrix
9 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
9 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
10 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
11 10 (13.16%) SAP
11 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (13.16%) Mainframe
11 10 (13.16%) SDLC
11 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database
11 10 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (13.16%) Oracle Identity Management
11 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
12 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
13 8 (10.53%) Linux
13 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
13 8 (10.53%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 29 (38.16%) MS Office
2 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) DHCP
1 8 (10.53%) DNS
2 4 (5.26%) SAN
3 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.95%) LAN
3 3 (3.95%) VoIP
3 3 (3.95%) WAN
4 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.63%) LDAP
4 2 (2.63%) NAS
4 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.32%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.32%) VLAN
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
2 1 (1.32%) Marketing
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (14.47%) Service Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Architect
4 10 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 9 (11.84%) Desktop Support
5 9 (11.84%) Oracle Architect
5 9 (11.84%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) IT Support
8 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) IT Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.95%) BYOD
3 3 (3.95%) CESG
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) EPoS
5 1 (1.32%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.32%) Informatics
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (63.16%) Windows
2 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
3 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.53%) Linux
5 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.21%) Mac OS
6 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.26%) Unix
8 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (13.16%) SDLC
3 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
3 6 (7.89%) Information Security
4 5 (6.58%) ITIL V3
4 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.58%) Server Building
4 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.26%) Service Management
5 4 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.95%) Identity Management
6 3 (3.95%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (3.95%) SIEM
6 3 (3.95%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (2.63%) ITSM
7 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.58%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) MCSE
5 4 (5.26%) CCNA
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.26%) MCSA
6 3 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.32%) Degree
7 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) VCP5
7 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.63%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) SCCM
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.37%) VMware
3 13 (17.11%) Citrix
3 13 (17.11%) Oracle
4 10 (13.16%) SAP
5 8 (10.53%) Apple
6 5 (6.58%) NetApp
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco
8 3 (3.95%) Cognos
8 3 (3.95%) Lotus
8 3 (3.95%) Remedy
8 3 (3.95%) WorldPay
9 2 (2.63%) HP
9 2 (2.63%) Symantec
10 1 (1.32%) Adobe
10 1 (1.32%) Dell
10 1 (1.32%) ESRI
10 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.32%) Sophos
10 1 (1.32%) Sun
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