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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 194 244 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.98% 8.63% 9.15%
As % of the System Software category 56.40% 65.95% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 102 147
Median daily rate £300 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £132 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 65
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £33.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.63 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -3.33%
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
344 370 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.14% 13.09% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 159 191
Median daily rate £325 £335 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £150 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 82 90
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +4 61 £300 -14.28% 12
Hertfordshire -7 54 £280 -21.12% 12
Cambridgeshire +6 30 £300 +14.83% 11
Bedfordshire -1 29 £388 +19.23% 2
Suffolk -10 10 £255 +2.00% 3
Norfolk -16 10 £138 -38.88% 1
Active Directory
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 313 (72.62%) Windows
2 213 (49.42%) Microsoft
3 163 (37.82%) Citrix
4 142 (32.95%) Windows 7
5 131 (30.39%) MS Office
6 123 (28.54%) MS Excel
7 117 (27.15%) VMware
8 114 (26.45%) Windows Server
9 87 (20.19%) ITIL
10 78 (18.10%) Finance
10 78 (18.10%) SCCM
11 73 (16.94%) Incident Management
12 71 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 70 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 61 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 57 (13.23%) Windows 8
16 56 (12.99%) MS Exchange
17 54 (12.53%) Office 365
18 51 (11.83%) SQL Server
19 44 (10.21%) IIS
19 44 (10.21%) Windows Server 2003
20 41 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
21 39 (9.05%) Blackberry
21 39 (9.05%) DNS
22 36 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
23 35 (8.12%) HP
24 34 (7.89%) WAN
25 32 (7.42%) Cisco
25 32 (7.42%) SAN
25 32 (7.42%) PowerShell

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 56 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 44 (10.21%) IIS
3 25 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.18%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.55%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.62%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.70%) Apache
10 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.46%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.23%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 131 (30.39%) MS Office
2 123 (28.54%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) assyst
2 2 (0.46%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.53%) Office 365
2 36 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.09%) CloudFront
4 9 (2.09%) OneDrive
5 8 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.70%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.46%) IaaS
7 2 (0.46%) iTunes
7 2 (0.46%) SaaS
7 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.05%) DNS
2 34 (7.89%) WAN
3 32 (7.42%) SAN
4 30 (6.96%) DHCP
4 30 (6.96%) LAN
5 29 (6.73%) Firewall
6 19 (4.41%) NAS
7 15 (3.48%) Internet
8 14 (3.25%) Network Security
9 12 (2.78%) TCP/IP
10 11 (2.55%) VLAN
10 11 (2.55%) VPN
11 9 (2.09%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.86%) VoIP
13 7 (1.62%) NetScaler
13 7 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.39%) IP Telephony
14 6 (1.39%) MPLS
14 6 (1.39%) WLAN
15 5 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.32%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (1.86%) MySQL
3 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.62%) GIS
5 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.70%) Big Data
6 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.70%) OLTP
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.46%) JIRA
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%) Maven
2 1 (0.23%) MSI
2 1 (0.23%) Subversion
2 1 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 78 (18.10%) Finance
2 31 (7.19%) Law
3 14 (3.25%) Local Government
4 13 (3.02%) Advertising
5 11 (2.55%) Legal
6 10 (2.32%) Marketing
7 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.39%) Retail
9 4 (0.93%) French Language
10 3 (0.70%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 152 (35.27%) Analyst
2 68 (15.78%) Help Desk Analyst
3 67 (15.55%) Service Analyst
4 66 (15.31%) Service Desk Analyst
5 57 (13.23%) Support Analyst
6 55 (12.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 41 (9.51%) Support Engineer
8 40 (9.28%) Architect
9 34 (7.89%) Active Directory Analyst
9 34 (7.89%) Help Desk Support
9 34 (7.89%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 32 (7.42%) Active Directory Support
11 31 (7.19%) Citrix Analyst
12 30 (6.96%) Active Directory Support Analyst
12 30 (6.96%) Windows Support Analyst
13 29 (6.73%) Citrix Support
13 29 (6.73%) Citrix Support Analyst
13 29 (6.73%) Desktop Support
14 27 (6.26%) IT Analyst
15 23 (5.34%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.94%) Middleware
2 13 (3.02%) Web Services
3 5 (1.16%) SAML
4 2 (0.46%) HTML
4 2 (0.46%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.23%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.05%) Blackberry
2 31 (7.19%) Data Centre
3 27 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.71%) Clustering
5 15 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.55%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.55%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.32%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.62%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.39%) CMDB
9 6 (1.39%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.39%) PKI
10 5 (1.16%) BYOD
10 5 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.93%) iPad
12 3 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 313 (72.62%) Windows
2 142 (32.95%) Windows 7
3 114 (26.45%) Windows Server
4 71 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (13.23%) Windows 8
7 44 (10.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (4.87%) Linux
9 16 (3.71%) Windows 10
9 16 (3.71%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.55%) Solaris
11 9 (2.09%) Unix
12 8 (1.86%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.62%) Android
13 7 (1.62%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (20.19%) ITIL
2 73 (16.94%) Incident Management
3 32 (7.42%) High Availability
4 30 (6.96%) Document Management
5 27 (6.26%) Migration
6 18 (4.18%) Service Delivery
6 18 (4.18%) Service Management
7 16 (3.71%) Identity Management
7 16 (3.71%) Information Security
7 16 (3.71%) Load Balancing
7 16 (3.71%) PRINCE2
8 15 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (3.25%) Project Management
10 13 (3.02%) ITIL V3
10 13 (3.02%) Secure Coding
11 12 (2.78%) Server Building
12 11 (2.55%) SDLC
13 10 (2.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.42%) PowerShell
2 26 (6.03%) SQL
3 9 (2.09%) C
4 7 (1.62%) Java
5 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.16%) C++
6 5 (1.16%) VBScript
7 4 (0.93%) Python
8 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.46%) VB
8 2 (0.46%) VBA
9 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.23%) PHP
9 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (5.80%) MCSE
3 22 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.64%) MCP
5 19 (4.41%) Degree
6 17 (3.94%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.78%) CCNA
9 9 (2.09%) MCITP
9 9 (2.09%) MCSA
10 7 (1.62%) A+ Certification
10 7 (1.62%) CISSP
10 7 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.16%) MOS
12 5 (1.16%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.16%) PMP
13 4 (0.93%) CCA
13 4 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.87%) SLA
2 6 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.23%) FISMA
4 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.23%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (6.96%) Hyper-V
3 27 (6.26%) XenApp
4 25 (5.80%) vSphere
5 13 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (2.78%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.39%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.70%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.70%) NDS
10 3 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.46%) XenServer
12 1 (0.23%) Docker
12 1 (0.23%) Firmware
12 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.23%) NFS
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 78 (18.10%) SCCM
2 19 (4.41%) SCOM
3 14 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (2.32%) Oracle Identity Management
4 10 (2.32%) WSUS
5 7 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.70%) OpenView
7 3 (0.70%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (0.70%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.46%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.46%) Puppet
8 2 (0.46%) Simpana
9 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 213 (49.42%) Microsoft
2 163 (37.82%) Citrix
3 117 (27.15%) VMware
4 35 (8.12%) HP
5 32 (7.42%) Cisco
6 27 (6.26%) Oracle
7 21 (4.87%) Dell
7 21 (4.87%) NetApp
8 20 (4.64%) Apple
9 13 (3.02%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.02%) SAP
10 10 (2.32%) Avaya
11 9 (2.09%) Akamai
12 7 (1.62%) 3PAR
12 7 (1.62%) Novell
13 6 (1.39%) IBM
13 6 (1.39%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.16%) Adobe
14 5 (1.16%) Cognos
14 5 (1.16%) Intel Security
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