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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 16 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 40 50 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.19% 8.96% 6.13%
As % of the System Software category 56.34% 67.57% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 18
Median daily rate £243 £200 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £80 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £57.00 £28.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
71 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.77% 13.26% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 35
Median daily rate £375 £230 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £94 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £60.00 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +13 20 £293 +30.00% 11
Peterborough -11 7 £250 +43.67% 1
Huntingdon +2 4 £130 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
3 28 (37.84%) Windows 7
4 23 (31.08%) Windows Server
5 20 (27.03%) ITIL
6 19 (25.68%) MS Excel
6 19 (25.68%) VMware
7 18 (24.32%) MS Office
7 18 (24.32%) Linux
8 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (18.92%) Citrix
10 12 (16.22%) DHCP
10 12 (16.22%) DNS
10 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
11 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
13 9 (12.16%) LDAP
13 9 (12.16%) VPN
13 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
14 8 (10.81%) Windows 10
14 8 (10.81%) Project Management
14 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
14 8 (10.81%) IIS
15 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
15 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
15 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
15 7 (9.46%) JSP 440

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 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.81%) IIS
4 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.35%) nginx
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (25.68%) MS Excel
2 18 (24.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) DHCP
1 12 (16.22%) DNS
2 9 (12.16%) LDAP
2 9 (12.16%) VPN
3 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.70%) ADSL
4 2 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (1.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) NAS
5 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.35%) SAN
5 1 (1.35%) Skype
5 1 (1.35%) VoIP
5 1 (1.35%) WebEx
5 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) 1st Line Support
2 16 (21.62%) Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Service Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) IT Support
6 8 (10.81%) Administrator
6 8 (10.81%) IT Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.46%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.76%) Service Desk Support
9 5 (6.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) System Design Authority
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Windows Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) OAuth
1 4 (5.41%) SAML
1 4 (5.41%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.35%) FastCGI
3 1 (1.35%) JSON
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.76%) Clustering
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) PKI
3 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Handset
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 28 (37.84%) Windows 7
3 23 (31.08%) Windows Server
4 18 (24.32%) Linux
5 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.81%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
9 4 (5.41%) Unix
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.05%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Project Management
3 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
4 6 (8.11%) Migration
4 6 (8.11%) PRINCE
4 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.11%) Risk Management
5 5 (6.76%) Requirements Management
6 4 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.41%) Server Building
7 3 (4.05%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.70%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.35%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.35%) System Testing
9 1 (1.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.76%) SQL
3 3 (4.05%) C
4 1 (1.35%) Perl
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) Tcl
4 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.70%) MCP
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) JSP 440
2 6 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) Terminal Server
2 3 (4.05%) XenApp
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) WSUS
2 5 (6.76%) DameWare
2 5 (6.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (6.76%) SCCM
3 2 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.35%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.68%) VMware
3 14 (18.92%) Citrix
4 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.76%) Apple
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle
6 4 (5.41%) LANDesk
6 4 (5.41%) NetApp
7 3 (4.05%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco
8 2 (2.70%) Dell
8 2 (2.70%) IBM
9 1 (1.35%) Adobe
9 1 (1.35%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.35%) Google
9 1 (1.35%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.35%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.35%) Remedy
9 1 (1.35%) Sun
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