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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 17 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.16% 9.17% 5.33%
As % of the System Software category 51.39% 65.85% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 12
Median daily rate £148 £230 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% +19.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £169 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £413 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 10
Median hourly rate £11.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.95 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £60.00 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
72 82 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.93% 13.92% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 17
Median daily rate £325 £291 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% +42.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £174 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £525 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.30 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +15 21 £151 -16.38% 6
Peterborough -10 7 £311 +32.44%
Huntingdon -1 3 £130 -50.94% 2
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 47 (62.67%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (38.67%) Windows 7
4 22 (29.33%) Windows Server
5 21 (28.00%) MS Office
6 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 19 (25.33%) ITIL
8 16 (21.33%) VMware
9 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (18.67%) Linux
11 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
12 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (14.67%) DHCP
12 11 (14.67%) DNS
13 10 (13.33%) LDAP
13 10 (13.33%) VPN
13 10 (13.33%) Citrix
14 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
14 9 (12.00%) Migration
14 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
15 8 (10.67%) SCCM
15 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
16 7 (9.33%) IIS
16 7 (9.33%) Project Management
16 7 (9.33%) JSP 440
16 7 (9.33%) DV Cleared
16 7 (9.33%) Windows 10
17 6 (8.00%) Data Migration

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 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.33%) IIS
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.33%) nginx
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Office
2 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) DHCP
1 11 (14.67%) DNS
2 10 (13.33%) LDAP
2 10 (13.33%) VPN
3 5 (6.67%) LAN
4 4 (5.33%) Kerberos
4 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.67%) ADSL
5 2 (2.67%) Firewall
6 1 (1.33%) Internet
6 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.33%) NAS
6 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.33%) SAN
6 1 (1.33%) Skype
6 1 (1.33%) WebEx
6 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) 1st Line Support
2 16 (21.33%) Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Administrator
4 8 (10.67%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) IT Support
5 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.00%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) System Design Authority
8 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) OAuth
1 4 (5.33%) SAML
1 4 (5.33%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.33%) FastCGI
3 1 (1.33%) JSON
3 1 (1.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.33%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.67%) Clustering
4 4 (5.33%) PKI
4 4 (5.33%) Smartphone
4 4 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Handset
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 47 (62.67%) Windows
2 29 (38.67%) Windows 7
3 22 (29.33%) Windows Server
4 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.67%) Linux
6 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (9.33%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.33%) Mac OS X
10 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.33%) Unix
12 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) ITIL
2 9 (12.00%) Migration
3 7 (9.33%) Project Management
4 6 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (8.00%) PRINCE
4 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.33%) Software Distribution
7 3 (4.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.00%) Office Automation
7 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.33%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.33%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.33%) SDLC
8 1 (1.33%) Secure Coding
8 1 (1.33%) Validation
8 1 (1.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.00%) C
3 2 (2.67%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) Perl
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) Tcl
4 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.67%) MCP
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) JSP 440
2 6 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.00%) XenApp
3 2 (2.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
2 6 (8.00%) WSUS
3 5 (6.67%) DameWare
3 5 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.33%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.33%) VMware
3 10 (13.33%) Citrix
4 6 (8.00%) Dell
4 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.67%) Apple
5 5 (6.67%) Oracle
6 4 (5.33%) LANDesk
7 3 (4.00%) HP
7 3 (4.00%) Remedy
8 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) Adobe
9 1 (1.33%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.33%) Google
9 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.33%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.33%) NetApp
9 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow