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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 43 84 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.44% 11.01% 9.99%
As % of the System Software category 41.35% 72.41% 67.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 40 19
Median daily rate £298 £325 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% +49.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £221 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £437 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -34.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.10 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £23.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
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
104 116 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.99% 15.20% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 61 39
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.00 £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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 -12 26 £425 +30.76% 10
Peterborough -2 10 £162 -35.20% 3
Huntingdon -1 2 £135 -72.30% 2
St Neots - 1 £118 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 70 (72.92%) Windows
2 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 38 (39.58%) Windows 7
4 30 (31.25%) MS Office
5 29 (30.21%) ITIL
6 26 (27.08%) VMware
7 24 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 22 (22.92%) MS Exchange
9 21 (21.88%) MS Excel
9 21 (21.88%) SCCM
10 20 (20.83%) Windows XP
11 19 (19.79%) SC Cleared
12 18 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (16.67%) SLA
13 16 (16.67%) Citrix
13 16 (16.67%) Windows 8
13 16 (16.67%) Windows Server
14 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (15.63%) Cisco
14 15 (15.63%) MCSE
15 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (13.54%) Office 365
16 13 (13.54%) Apple
17 12 (12.50%) Linux
18 11 (11.46%) Migration
18 11 (11.46%) Blackberry
18 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (11.46%) Data Centre
19 10 (10.42%) Mac OS
19 10 (10.42%) WAN

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 22 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) nginx
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 30 (31.25%) MS Office
2 21 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) WAN
2 9 (9.38%) DNS
3 6 (6.25%) LAN
4 5 (5.21%) VoIP
5 4 (4.17%) DHCP
5 4 (4.17%) Firewall
6 3 (3.13%) SAN
6 3 (3.13%) Wireless
7 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.08%) VPN
8 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.04%) Internet
8 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.04%) LDAP
8 1 (1.04%) MPLS
8 1 (1.04%) Network Security
8 1 (1.04%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.04%) VLAN
8 1 (1.04%) VPLS
8 1 (1.04%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (5.21%) MySQL
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (4.17%) Retail
2 3 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Desktop Support
3 16 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (14.58%) Service Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Architect
7 7 (7.29%) IT Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Service Desk Support
7 7 (7.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 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%) Blackberry
1 11 (11.46%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.17%) BYOD
4 2 (2.08%) iPad
4 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.08%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
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%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.04%) Informatics
5 1 (1.04%) PMI
5 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (72.92%) Windows
2 38 (39.58%) Windows 7
3 20 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 16 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 16 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (12.50%) Linux
8 10 (10.42%) Mac OS
9 9 (9.38%) Apple iOS
10 8 (8.33%) Unix
10 8 (8.33%) Windows Vista
11 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.04%) AIX
13 1 (1.04%) HPUX
13 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) ITIL
2 11 (11.46%) Migration
3 8 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.29%) ITIL V3
4 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (7.29%) SDLC
4 7 (7.29%) Software Deployment
5 6 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 6 (6.25%) Information Security
5 6 (6.25%) Service Management
6 5 (5.21%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.17%) Functional Testing
7 4 (4.17%) ITSM
8 2 (2.08%) B2B
8 2 (2.08%) B2C
8 2 (2.08%) Email Migration
8 2 (2.08%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.08%) C
2 2 (2.08%) Java
2 2 (2.08%) Python
2 2 (2.08%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.79%) SC Cleared
3 18 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (15.63%) MCSE
5 7 (7.29%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (7.29%) MCSA
6 6 (6.25%) CCNA
6 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (5.21%) VCP5
7 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (4.17%) VCP6
9 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.08%) PMP
10 1 (1.04%) CCIE
10 1 (1.04%) CCNP
10 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) COBIT
2 1 (1.04%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) 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 21 (21.88%) SCCM
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (7.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.04%) SCOM
4 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.08%) VMware
3 16 (16.67%) Citrix
4 15 (15.63%) Cisco
5 13 (13.54%) Apple
6 9 (9.38%) Oracle
7 8 (8.33%) Dell
8 7 (7.29%) SAP
9 6 (6.25%) HP
9 6 (6.25%) NetApp
10 4 (4.17%) Symantec
10 4 (4.17%) WorldPay
11 3 (3.13%) Altiris
11 3 (3.13%) Lotus
11 3 (3.13%) Remedy
12 2 (2.08%) Cognos
12 2 (2.08%) F5
13 1 (1.04%) CA
13 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
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