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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 70 62 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.03% 8.19% 11.87%
As % of the System Software category 66.04% 77.50% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 21
Average daily rate
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£219 £235 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +4.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £73.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 80 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.68% 10.57% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 26
Average daily rate £250 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -52.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.25 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -3 46 £194 -8.82% 10
Peterborough +8 12 £220 -5.37% 3
Huntingdon - 3 - - 2
Ely - - - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 87 (64.93%) Windows
2 57 (42.54%) Microsoft
3 48 (35.82%) Windows 7
4 47 (35.07%) MS Exchange
5 46 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (31.34%) ITIL
6 42 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (26.12%) Firewall
8 32 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (23.88%) Citrix
8 32 (23.88%) VMware
9 30 (22.39%) Migration
9 30 (22.39%) SharePoint
10 26 (19.40%) SCCM
11 25 (18.66%) Windows XP
11 25 (18.66%) HP
11 25 (18.66%) Cisco
12 23 (17.16%) Blackberry
13 22 (16.42%) Hyper-V
14 21 (15.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 20 (14.93%) WAN
15 20 (14.93%) LAN
15 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
16 19 (14.18%) DNS
16 19 (14.18%) SAN
17 18 (13.43%) DHCP
18 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
19 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (10.45%) MS Office
20 14 (10.45%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (35.07%) MS Exchange
2 42 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (22.39%) SharePoint
4 21 (15.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (7.46%) eRoom
6 10 (7.46%) Documentum
7 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.99%) JOnAS
7 4 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.24%) Lync
9 2 (1.49%) Apache
10 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.12%) Firewall
2 20 (14.93%) WAN
2 20 (14.93%) LAN
3 19 (14.18%) DNS
3 19 (14.18%) SAN
4 18 (13.43%) DHCP
5 12 (8.96%) Wireless
6 11 (8.21%) VPN
7 10 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (7.46%) MPLS
8 9 (6.72%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.72%) VLAN
9 6 (4.48%) ISDN
9 6 (4.48%) Ethernet
9 6 (4.48%) SSL
10 5 (3.73%) VoIP
11 3 (2.24%) IPv6
11 3 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MSI
2 2 (1.49%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.49%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.49%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (10.45%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Advertising
3 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (27.61%) Analyst
2 19 (14.18%) Support Analyst
3 14 (10.45%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.70%) Service Analyst
4 13 (9.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (8.96%) Consultant
6 11 (8.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (7.46%) Administrator
8 9 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) IT Support
9 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Technical Support
9 8 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Desktop Support
10 7 (5.22%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Service Desk Technician
12 5 (3.73%) Server Support
12 5 (3.73%) Developer
12 5 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.75%) EDI
2 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.16%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.99%) Clustering
3 4 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.99%) PKI
4 3 (2.24%) Kindle
5 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.49%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Firmware
6 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.75%) CMDB
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (64.93%) Windows
2 48 (35.82%) Windows 7
3 46 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (18.66%) Windows XP
6 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.46%) Linux
7 10 (7.46%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.48%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.49%) Debian
10 2 (1.49%) CentOS
10 2 (1.49%) Android
10 2 (1.49%) UNIX
11 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.34%) ITIL
2 30 (22.39%) Migration
3 8 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (5.97%) Change Control
4 5 (3.73%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.73%) Load Balancing
4 5 (3.73%) Incident Management
5 4 (2.99%) Network Management
6 3 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.49%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (1.49%) TOGAF
7 2 (1.49%) Data Analysis
7 2 (1.49%) Security Architecture
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Architecture
7 2 (1.49%) ERP
7 2 (1.49%) SOA
7 2 (1.49%) Service Management
7 2 (1.49%) Change Management
8 1 (0.75%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.21%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.46%) VBScript
3 8 (5.97%) SQL
4 7 (5.22%) VB
5 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) MCP
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.97%) MCSE
3 5 (3.73%) Degree
4 4 (2.99%) MCITP
5 3 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.49%) MOS
6 2 (1.49%) CCNA
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.49%) OCP
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.49%) RHCE
6 2 (1.49%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.49%) MCSA
7 1 (0.75%) MCSD
7 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) MCDST
7 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) BS25999
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (16.42%) Hyper-V
2 12 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.97%) vSphere
4 7 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (5.22%) XenApp
5 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (2.99%) UAG
7 3 (2.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.24%) XenServer
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.49%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.75%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (19.40%) SCCM
2 12 (8.96%) SCOM
3 5 (3.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.99%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.99%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.24%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.49%) WSUS
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 57 (42.54%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.88%) Citrix
2 32 (23.88%) VMware
3 25 (18.66%) HP
3 25 (18.66%) Cisco
4 10 (7.46%) Remedy
5 8 (5.97%) Mitel
6 7 (5.22%) Symantec
6 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.22%) Oracle
6 7 (5.22%) Dell
6 7 (5.22%) EMC
6 7 (5.22%) 3PAR
7 6 (4.48%) Imperva
7 6 (4.48%) WatchGuard
8 5 (3.73%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.73%) Nortel
9 4 (2.99%) AppSense
9 4 (2.99%) CA
9 4 (2.99%) SAP
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