The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 63 78 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.15% 10.54% 6.91%
As % of the System Software category 70.00% 72.22% 59.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 17
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £176 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £254 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £13.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £22.25 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
90 108 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.64% 14.59% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 27
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £188 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 26
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
East of England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 41 £278 +23.33% 16
Peterborough 0 14 £195 -12.35% 2
Huntingdon - 1 - - 3
Ely - - - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 89 (67.42%) Windows
2 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
3 46 (34.85%) MS Exchange
3 46 (34.85%) Windows 7
4 45 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (32.58%) ITIL
6 41 (31.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (31.06%) Migration
7 38 (28.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (27.27%) Firewall
9 35 (26.52%) SharePoint
10 32 (24.24%) HP
11 30 (22.73%) Cisco
11 30 (22.73%) Hyper-V
12 28 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 28 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 27 (20.45%) SCCM
14 26 (19.70%) VMware
14 26 (19.70%) WAN
14 26 (19.70%) Citrix
15 23 (17.42%) Windows XP
16 22 (16.67%) LAN
17 20 (15.15%) DNS
17 20 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (14.39%) DHCP
19 17 (12.88%) Wireless
19 17 (12.88%) Blackberry
20 16 (12.12%) SAN
20 16 (12.12%) MS Office
21 14 (10.61%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 46 (34.85%) MS Exchange
2 41 (31.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (26.52%) SharePoint
4 28 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (9.85%) eRoom
5 13 (9.85%) Documentum
6 11 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.79%) JOnAS
8 3 (2.27%) Lync
8 3 (2.27%) Apache
8 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.76%) IIS
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (12.12%) MS Office
2 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.27%) Firewall
2 26 (19.70%) WAN
3 22 (16.67%) LAN
4 20 (15.15%) DNS
5 19 (14.39%) DHCP
6 17 (12.88%) Wireless
7 16 (12.12%) SAN
8 13 (9.85%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (6.82%) VLAN
10 6 (4.55%) MPLS
10 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
11 5 (3.79%) VoIP
11 5 (3.79%) ADSL
12 4 (3.03%) VPN
13 3 (2.27%) NAS
13 3 (2.27%) SMS
14 2 (1.52%) Internet
14 2 (1.52%) ISDN
14 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) MSI
2 2 (1.52%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.52%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.52%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Advertising
2 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (28.79%) Analyst
2 17 (12.88%) Support Analyst
3 14 (10.61%) Consultant
4 12 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.58%) Administrator
6 10 (7.58%) Service Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.30%) IT Support
8 7 (5.30%) Wintel Consultant
9 6 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Documentum Support
9 6 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Service Desk Technician
10 5 (3.79%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.76%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
2 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.30%) PKI
3 5 (3.79%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.79%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.03%) Clustering
4 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.27%) Kindle
6 2 (1.52%) NHS
6 2 (1.52%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.52%) iPhone
7 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 89 (67.42%) Windows
2 46 (34.85%) Windows 7
3 45 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (28.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (17.42%) Windows XP
6 13 (9.85%) Linux
7 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.79%) UNIX
10 5 (3.79%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.76%) Android
12 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.58%) ITIL
2 41 (31.06%) Migration
3 8 (6.06%) Change Control
3 8 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.03%) Network Management
4 4 (3.03%) Software Deployment
5 3 (2.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 3 (2.27%) Business Continuity
5 3 (2.27%) ERP
5 3 (2.27%) SOA
5 3 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (1.52%) Logistics
6 2 (1.52%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (1.52%) TOGAF
6 2 (1.52%) Security Architecture
7 1 (0.76%) Load Balancing
7 1 (0.76%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.58%) VBScript
2 8 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.30%) VB
4 5 (3.79%) SQL
5 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.27%) Perl
6 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.33%) MCSE
3 8 (6.06%) MCP
4 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.79%) MCITP
4 5 (3.79%) Degree
4 5 (3.79%) MCSA
5 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.27%) OCP
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.27%) RHCE
6 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.52%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.52%) MOS
8 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) MCDST
8 1 (0.76%) MCTS
8 1 (0.76%) CISSP
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (22.73%) Hyper-V
2 14 (10.61%) XenApp
2 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (6.06%) vSphere
5 5 (3.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (3.79%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.79%) UAG
6 3 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (20.45%) SCCM
2 14 (10.61%) SCOM
3 6 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (3.79%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.03%) ARCserve
5 4 (3.03%) WSUS
6 3 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.24%) HP
3 30 (22.73%) Cisco
4 26 (19.70%) VMware
4 26 (19.70%) Citrix
5 9 (6.82%) Symantec
6 8 (6.06%) Oracle
7 7 (5.30%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.55%) Mitel
9 5 (3.79%) Altiris
9 5 (3.79%) Dell
9 5 (3.79%) EMC
9 5 (3.79%) Nortel
9 5 (3.79%) SAP
10 4 (3.03%) Apple
10 4 (3.03%) CA
10 4 (3.03%) Remedy
10 4 (3.03%) IBM
10 4 (3.03%) AppSense
11 3 (2.27%) Juniper
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