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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 199 275 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.87% 9.94% 8.17%
As % of the System Software category 59.58% 68.41% 68.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 134 105
Median daily rate £220 £257 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.39% +14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £117 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 71 35
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £10.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+4.56% -1.06%
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
334 402 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.20% 14.53% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 203 184
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £155 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 82 39
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.80 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +12 61 £320 +54.21% 5
Hertfordshire -7 48 £245 -30.00% 12
Cambridgeshire -5 44 £155 -52.30% 14
Suffolk +4 26 £180 -15.29% 2
Bedfordshire -9 14 £140 -46.66% 6
Norfolk -20 7 £107 -57.20% 2
Active Directory
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 303 (73.37%) Windows
2 165 (39.95%) Microsoft
3 148 (35.84%) Windows 7
4 140 (33.90%) MS Office
5 121 (29.30%) Citrix
6 104 (25.18%) MS Excel
7 99 (23.97%) ITIL
8 93 (22.52%) Windows Server
9 92 (22.28%) VMware
10 77 (18.64%) MS Exchange
11 68 (16.46%) Finance
12 63 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 62 (15.01%) Incident Management
14 58 (14.04%) Office 365
15 54 (13.08%) Windows 8
15 54 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 54 (13.08%) SCCM
16 53 (12.83%) Blackberry
17 50 (12.11%) DNS
18 46 (11.14%) Windows XP
19 41 (9.93%) Data Centre
20 40 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
21 38 (9.20%) Document Management
22 36 (8.72%) Security Cleared
22 36 (8.72%) Migration
23 35 (8.47%) Law
24 33 (7.99%) SLA
24 33 (7.99%) Cisco
24 33 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2010
25 31 (7.51%) 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 77 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 33 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.36%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.12%) Skype for Business
5 15 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (3.39%) IIS
7 13 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.69%) CICS
8 7 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.69%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.21%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.97%) Apache
10 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.48%) nginx
12 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 140 (33.90%) MS Office
2 104 (25.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) assyst
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.04%) Office 365
2 15 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.73%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.11%) DNS
2 30 (7.26%) Firewall
2 30 (7.26%) SAN
3 27 (6.54%) DHCP
4 24 (5.81%) WAN
5 23 (5.57%) LAN
6 17 (4.12%) TCP/IP
7 14 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (2.66%) VoIP
8 11 (2.66%) Wireless
9 10 (2.42%) Internet
9 10 (2.42%) NetScaler
10 9 (2.18%) IP Telephony
10 9 (2.18%) NAS
11 8 (1.94%) LDAP
12 7 (1.69%) VLAN
12 7 (1.69%) VPN
13 6 (1.45%) SSL
14 4 (0.97%) HTTP
14 4 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.69%) DB2
3 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.73%) Big Data
4 3 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Gerrit
1 2 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 68 (16.46%) Finance
2 35 (8.47%) Law
3 14 (3.39%) Advertising
4 8 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.45%) Retail
6 5 (1.21%) Local Government
7 3 (0.73%) Back Office
7 3 (0.73%) French Language
7 3 (0.73%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 146 (35.35%) Analyst
2 75 (18.16%) Service Analyst
3 74 (17.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 62 (15.01%) Support Engineer
5 61 (14.77%) Help Desk Analyst
6 53 (12.83%) Support Analyst
7 46 (11.14%) Desktop Support
8 39 (9.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 39 (9.44%) Desktop Engineer
9 29 (7.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 28 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
10 28 (6.78%) Consultant
11 27 (6.54%) Active Directory Support
11 27 (6.54%) Help Desk Support
12 25 (6.05%) Service Desk Support
13 24 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (5.81%) IT Analyst
14 23 (5.57%) Citrix Support
15 22 (5.33%) Active Directory Analyst
15 22 (5.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.69%) ISPF
2 6 (1.45%) Web Services
3 4 (0.97%) Java EE
3 4 (0.97%) OAuth
3 4 (0.97%) SAML
3 4 (0.97%) SPNEGO
4 3 (0.73%) Middleware
5 2 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.48%) OpenJDK
5 2 (0.48%) Spring Boot
5 2 (0.48%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.24%) .NET
6 1 (0.24%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.83%) Blackberry
2 41 (9.93%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.18%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.18%) NHS
5 7 (1.69%) AS400
5 7 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 7 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.69%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.45%) iPhone
6 6 (1.45%) PKI
7 5 (1.21%) Clustering
8 4 (0.97%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.73%) BYOD
9 3 (0.73%) iPad
9 3 (0.73%) Replication
10 2 (0.48%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 303 (73.37%) Windows
2 148 (35.84%) Windows 7
3 93 (22.52%) Windows Server
4 63 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (13.08%) Windows 8
5 54 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (11.14%) Windows XP
7 26 (6.30%) Linux
8 24 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (5.08%) Unix
10 12 (2.91%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.42%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.18%) Mac OS
12 9 (2.18%) Solaris
12 9 (2.18%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.69%) MVS
13 7 (1.69%) zOS
14 6 (1.45%) Android
14 6 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.97%) ITIL
2 62 (15.01%) Incident Management
3 38 (9.20%) Document Management
4 36 (8.72%) Migration
5 25 (6.05%) High Availability
6 21 (5.08%) ITIL V3
7 16 (3.87%) Identity Access Management
8 14 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (3.39%) Project Management
9 11 (2.66%) Workflow
10 10 (2.42%) Problem Management
10 10 (2.42%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.18%) Application Packaging
11 9 (2.18%) Information Security
11 9 (2.18%) Service Management
12 7 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (1.69%) Data Migration
12 7 (1.69%) ITSM
12 7 (1.69%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (1.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.26%) SQL
2 21 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.18%) Java
4 7 (1.69%) COBOL
4 7 (1.69%) JCL
5 6 (1.45%) C
6 5 (1.21%) Python
7 3 (0.73%) C++
8 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.48%) VB
8 2 (0.48%) VBA
8 2 (0.48%) VBScript
9 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 22 (5.33%) MCSE
5 19 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.69%) MCSA
8 6 (1.45%) VCP5
9 5 (1.21%) CCNA
9 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.21%) Degree
9 5 (1.21%) MCP
10 4 (0.97%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.97%) VCP6
11 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.48%) ECDL
12 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.48%) PMP
13 1 (0.24%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.99%) SLA
2 2 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) COBIT
3 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.63%) XenApp
3 11 (2.66%) vSphere
4 8 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 6 (1.45%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.97%) MetaFrame
7 4 (0.97%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.73%) XenServer
9 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.48%) Docker
9 2 (0.48%) NFS
9 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.48%) Xen
10 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 54 (13.08%) SCCM
2 12 (2.91%) SCOM
3 7 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.69%) Tivoli NetView
4 5 (1.21%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.21%) Bacula
4 5 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (1.21%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.24%) WMI
7 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 165 (39.95%) Microsoft
2 121 (29.30%) Citrix
3 92 (22.28%) VMware
4 33 (7.99%) Cisco
5 22 (5.33%) HP
6 17 (4.12%) NetApp
7 16 (3.87%) Apple
8 12 (2.91%) Symantec
9 10 (2.42%) Dell
9 10 (2.42%) IBM
10 9 (2.18%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.94%) Avaya
11 8 (1.94%) Lotus
12 7 (1.69%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.45%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.45%) Nortel
14 5 (1.21%) Intel Security
14 5 (1.21%) Remedy
14 5 (1.21%) Siemens
15 4 (0.97%) Wyse
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