The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 1 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.56% 58.82% 31.37%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 76.92% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 11
Average daily rate
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- £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

System Software Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.56% 76.47% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 16
Average daily rate - £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Dunstable region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Dunstable region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Dunstable

Active Directory
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware