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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 234 303 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.22% 9.75% 10.00%
As % of the System Software category 64.82% 64.61% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 151 153
Median daily rate £350 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £155 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 69 75
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £37.50 £29.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
361 469 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.23% 15.09% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 223
Median daily rate £375 £320 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 80 90
Median hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 25 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 25 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 25 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 +5 81 £350 - 14
Hertfordshire -10 39 £230 -34.28% 20
Bedfordshire +8 38 £400 +36.17% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 37 £425 +32.81% 15
Suffolk +2 26 £575 +109.09% 2
Norfolk -20 14 £170 -4.22% 1
Active Directory
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 327 (74.83%) Windows
2 195 (44.62%) Microsoft
3 154 (35.24%) Windows 7
4 150 (34.32%) Citrix
5 141 (32.27%) MS Office
6 124 (28.38%) MS Excel
7 116 (26.54%) Windows Server
8 108 (24.71%) VMware
9 83 (18.99%) Finance
10 80 (18.31%) ITIL
11 78 (17.85%) Incident Management
12 72 (16.48%) SCCM
12 72 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 67 (15.33%) Windows 8
14 64 (14.65%) MS Exchange
15 60 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 57 (13.04%) Office 365
17 55 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 55 (12.59%) Blackberry
18 44 (10.07%) DNS
19 43 (9.84%) Document Management
20 41 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
20 41 (9.38%) Law
21 40 (9.15%) SAN
22 39 (8.92%) SQL Server
23 38 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
24 35 (8.01%) SLA
25 34 (7.78%) IIS
26 33 (7.55%) HP
26 33 (7.55%) Data Centre

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 64 (14.65%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.78%) IIS
3 23 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.66%) Skype for Business
5 13 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.92%) Apache
10 4 (0.92%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.69%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.46%) nginx
12 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 141 (32.27%) MS Office
2 124 (28.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.60%) assyst
2 1 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.04%) Office 365
2 32 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.60%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.14%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.46%) iTunes
7 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.23%) SaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.07%) DNS
2 40 (9.15%) SAN
3 32 (7.32%) DHCP
4 27 (6.18%) Firewall
5 25 (5.72%) WAN
6 22 (5.03%) LAN
7 18 (4.12%) NAS
8 13 (2.97%) Internet
9 11 (2.52%) TCP/IP
10 10 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (2.06%) SSL
11 9 (2.06%) VLAN
11 9 (2.06%) VPN
12 8 (1.83%) VoIP
13 7 (1.60%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.60%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.60%) NetScaler
13 7 (1.60%) Network Security
14 6 (1.37%) IP Telephony
14 6 (1.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.29%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (1.83%) MySQL
4 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.14%) GIS
6 3 (0.69%) Big Data
6 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
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 83 (18.99%) Finance
2 41 (9.38%) Law
3 13 (2.97%) Local Government
4 6 (1.37%) Legal
4 6 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.14%) Back Office
5 5 (1.14%) Marketing
5 5 (1.14%) Retail
6 4 (0.92%) Advertising
6 4 (0.92%) French Language
7 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 160 (36.61%) Analyst
2 80 (18.31%) Service Analyst
2 80 (18.31%) Service Desk Analyst
3 78 (17.85%) Help Desk Analyst
4 59 (13.50%) Support Analyst
5 51 (11.67%) Support Engineer
6 47 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 36 (8.24%) Architect
8 34 (7.78%) Desktop Support
9 32 (7.32%) Active Directory Analyst
10 31 (7.09%) Help Desk Support
10 31 (7.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 29 (6.64%) Active Directory Support
11 29 (6.64%) Citrix Support
12 28 (6.41%) Citrix Analyst
12 28 (6.41%) Windows Support Analyst
13 27 (6.18%) Active Directory Support Analyst
13 27 (6.18%) IT Analyst
14 26 (5.95%) Citrix Support Analyst
15 25 (5.72%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.29%) Middleware
2 9 (2.06%) Web Services
3 5 (1.14%) SAML
4 4 (0.92%) Java EE
4 4 (0.92%) OAuth
4 4 (0.92%) SPNEGO
5 2 (0.46%) HTML
5 2 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.46%) OpenJDK
5 2 (0.46%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.23%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.59%) Blackberry
2 33 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.20%) Clustering
5 10 (2.29%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.60%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.37%) BYOD
8 6 (1.37%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.37%) PKI
9 5 (1.14%) CMDB
9 5 (1.14%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.14%) iPad
9 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.14%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.92%) iPhone
11 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 327 (74.83%) Windows
2 154 (35.24%) Windows 7
3 116 (26.54%) Windows Server
4 72 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (15.33%) Windows 8
6 60 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (6.41%) Windows XP
9 22 (5.03%) Windows 10
10 17 (3.89%) Linux
11 12 (2.75%) Mac OS
11 12 (2.75%) Unix
12 10 (2.29%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.06%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.83%) Android
15 6 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.14%) Solaris
17 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (18.31%) ITIL
2 78 (17.85%) Incident Management
3 43 (9.84%) Document Management
4 28 (6.41%) Migration
5 23 (5.26%) High Availability
6 18 (4.12%) Information Security
7 16 (3.66%) Identity Access Management
8 14 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (2.97%) Identity Management
9 13 (2.97%) Load Balancing
9 13 (2.97%) Service Delivery
10 12 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (2.75%) Project Management
11 11 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (2.29%) SDLC
12 10 (2.29%) Secure Coding
12 10 (2.29%) Service Management
12 10 (2.29%) Web Filtering
13 9 (2.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.95%) PowerShell
2 23 (5.26%) SQL
3 10 (2.29%) C
3 10 (2.29%) Java
4 6 (1.37%) Python
5 5 (1.14%) C++
5 5 (1.14%) VBScript
6 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.46%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.23%) PHP
9 1 (0.23%) Ruby
9 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.26%) MCSE
5 12 (2.75%) MCP
6 11 (2.52%) CCNA
6 11 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.29%) MCSA
8 9 (2.06%) Degree
9 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.37%) MCITP
12 5 (1.14%) CISSP
12 5 (1.14%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.92%) MOS
13 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.69%) VCP5
15 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
16 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.01%) SLA
2 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.69%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) FISMA
3 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.03%) Hyper-V
3 21 (4.81%) XenApp
4 17 (3.89%) vSphere
5 13 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (2.29%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.83%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.14%) XenServer
9 3 (0.69%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.69%) Docker
9 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.46%) NFS
10 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.46%) Xen
11 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 72 (16.48%) SCCM
2 18 (4.12%) SCOM
3 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (2.29%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.37%) WSUS
7 4 (0.92%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.46%) Puppet
10 1 (0.23%) Ansible
10 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 195 (44.62%) Microsoft
2 150 (34.32%) Citrix
3 108 (24.71%) VMware
4 33 (7.55%) HP
5 28 (6.41%) Cisco
6 22 (5.03%) Apple
7 20 (4.58%) NetApp
8 19 (4.35%) Dell
9 18 (4.12%) Oracle
10 11 (2.52%) SAP
11 7 (1.60%) Avaya
11 7 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.60%) Remedy
12 6 (1.37%) Symantec
13 5 (1.14%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.14%) Akamai
13 5 (1.14%) Cognos
13 5 (1.14%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.14%) Lotus
13 5 (1.14%) ServiceNow
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