The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 237 297 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.50% 9.93% 10.55%
As % of the System Software category 66.95% 65.71% 71.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 141 143
Median daily rate £323 £300 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +36.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £153 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 71 76
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Active Directory
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 East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
354 452 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.19% 15.12% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 241 217
Median daily rate £375 £313 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 80 85
Median hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Essex +6 79 £350 +12.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 44 £413 +29.92% 19
Hertfordshire -10 39 £220 -34.32% 10
Bedfordshire +8 34 £388 +58.97% 3
Suffolk +8 29 £513 +115.78% 5
Norfolk -21 14 £168 -6.94% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 320 (74.25%) Windows
2 183 (42.46%) Microsoft
3 155 (35.96%) Windows 7
4 150 (34.80%) Citrix
5 147 (34.11%) MS Office
6 129 (29.93%) MS Excel
7 108 (25.06%) Windows Server
8 103 (23.90%) VMware
9 85 (19.72%) Finance
10 84 (19.49%) ITIL
11 81 (18.79%) Incident Management
12 72 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 63 (14.62%) MS Exchange
14 62 (14.39%) Windows 8
14 62 (14.39%) SCCM
15 56 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 54 (12.53%) Office 365
16 54 (12.53%) Blackberry
17 48 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 47 (10.90%) Document Management
19 45 (10.44%) Law
20 43 (9.98%) DNS
21 38 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
22 37 (8.58%) SAN
22 37 (8.58%) SLA
22 37 (8.58%) SQL Server
23 34 (7.89%) Security Cleared
23 34 (7.89%) Data Centre
24 32 (7.42%) HP
25 31 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 63 (14.62%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.26%) IIS
3 22 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (4.41%) Skype for Business
5 17 (3.94%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.39%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.16%) IBM Domino
9 5 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.93%) Apache
10 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.46%) CICS
12 2 (0.46%) nginx
12 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 147 (34.11%) MS Office
2 129 (29.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) assyst
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.53%) Office 365
2 21 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.16%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.46%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.98%) DNS
2 37 (8.58%) SAN
3 30 (6.96%) DHCP
4 26 (6.03%) Firewall
4 26 (6.03%) WAN
5 23 (5.34%) LAN
6 18 (4.18%) NAS
7 12 (2.78%) Internet
8 11 (2.55%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (2.09%) SSL
9 9 (2.09%) VLAN
9 9 (2.09%) VPN
10 7 (1.62%) IP Telephony
10 7 (1.62%) Kerberos
10 7 (1.62%) Network Security
11 6 (1.39%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.39%) LDAP
11 6 (1.39%) NetScaler
11 6 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.32%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (1.86%) MySQL
4 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.16%) GIS
6 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.70%) Big Data
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.46%) DB2
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.23%) Ant
2 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.23%) Hudson
2 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Maven
2 1 (0.23%) MSI
2 1 (0.23%) Subversion
2 1 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 85 (19.72%) Finance
2 45 (10.44%) Law
3 8 (1.86%) Local Government
4 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.16%) Advertising
5 5 (1.16%) Back Office
6 4 (0.93%) French Language
6 4 (0.93%) Legal
6 4 (0.93%) Marketing
6 4 (0.93%) Retail
7 2 (0.46%) Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (36.43%) Analyst
2 83 (19.26%) Service Analyst
2 83 (19.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 80 (18.56%) Help Desk Analyst
4 54 (12.53%) Support Engineer
5 53 (12.30%) Support Analyst
6 38 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (7.42%) Desktop Support
8 31 (7.19%) Architect
9 30 (6.96%) Active Directory Analyst
10 29 (6.73%) Help Desk Support
10 29 (6.73%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 29 (6.73%) IT Analyst
11 28 (6.50%) Active Directory Support
11 28 (6.50%) Desktop Engineer
12 27 (6.26%) Citrix Support
13 26 (6.03%) Windows Support Analyst
14 25 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (5.80%) Active Directory Support Analyst
14 25 (5.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.32%) Middleware
2 6 (1.39%) Web Services
3 4 (0.93%) Java EE
3 4 (0.93%) OAuth
3 4 (0.93%) SAML
3 4 (0.93%) SPNEGO
4 2 (0.46%) HTML
4 2 (0.46%) ISPF
4 2 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (0.46%) OpenJDK
4 2 (0.46%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.53%) Blackberry
2 34 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.25%) Clustering
5 12 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.09%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.39%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.39%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.39%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.16%) BYOD
8 5 (1.16%) PKI
8 5 (1.16%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.93%) CMDB
9 4 (0.93%) iPad
9 4 (0.93%) iPhone
10 3 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.70%) NHS
10 3 (0.70%) Statistics
10 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 320 (74.25%) Windows
2 155 (35.96%) Windows 7
3 108 (25.06%) Windows Server
4 72 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (14.39%) Windows 8
6 56 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (6.26%) Windows XP
9 21 (4.87%) Windows 10
10 20 (4.64%) Linux
11 17 (3.94%) Unix
12 12 (2.78%) Mac OS
13 10 (2.32%) Apple iOS
14 9 (2.09%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (1.62%) Solaris
17 6 (1.39%) Android
18 5 (1.16%) Mac OS X
19 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
20 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.49%) ITIL
2 81 (18.79%) Incident Management
3 47 (10.90%) Document Management
4 30 (6.96%) Migration
5 25 (5.80%) High Availability
6 16 (3.71%) Identity Access Management
7 15 (3.48%) Information Security
8 14 (3.25%) ITIL V3
8 14 (3.25%) Project Management
9 13 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (3.02%) Load Balancing
10 11 (2.55%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (2.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (2.32%) Identity Management
11 10 (2.32%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (2.32%) SDLC
11 10 (2.32%) Secure Coding
11 10 (2.32%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.09%) Web Filtering
13 8 (1.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.80%) SQL
2 22 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.55%) C
4 10 (2.32%) Java
5 6 (1.39%) Python
6 5 (1.16%) C++
7 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.93%) VBScript
8 3 (0.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.46%) COBOL
9 2 (0.46%) JCL
9 2 (0.46%) VB
10 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.23%) PHP
10 1 (0.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.18%) MCSE
5 11 (2.55%) CCNA
5 11 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.09%) MCP
7 8 (1.86%) Degree
7 8 (1.86%) MCSA
8 7 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.16%) CISSP
9 5 (1.16%) DBS Check
9 5 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.93%) MOS
10 4 (0.93%) VCP5
11 3 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.46%) MCITP
12 2 (0.46%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.58%) SLA
2 3 (0.70%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.71%) XenApp
3 15 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (2.78%) vSphere
5 7 (1.62%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.70%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.70%) Docker
7 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.70%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.70%) XenServer
8 2 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.46%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.46%) NFS
8 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 62 (14.39%) SCCM
2 17 (3.94%) SCOM
3 11 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (2.32%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.16%) WSUS
7 4 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.93%) Bacula
7 4 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.93%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.46%) Tivoli NetView
10 1 (0.23%) Ansible
10 1 (0.23%) Casper Suite
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 183 (42.46%) Microsoft
2 150 (34.80%) Citrix
3 103 (23.90%) VMware
4 32 (7.42%) HP
5 30 (6.96%) Cisco
6 20 (4.64%) NetApp
7 17 (3.94%) Dell
7 17 (3.94%) Oracle
8 16 (3.71%) Apple
9 10 (2.32%) SAP
10 8 (1.86%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.86%) Symantec
11 7 (1.62%) Avaya
11 7 (1.62%) IBM
11 7 (1.62%) Lotus
12 6 (1.39%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.39%) Remedy
13 5 (1.16%) Adobe
13 5 (1.16%) Intel Security
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University Of Cambridge
Rate: From £28,982 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago