The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.14% 5.00% 9.94%
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 66.67% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £255 £263 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £220 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £300 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

System Software Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
18 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.86% 7.50% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Median daily rate £288 £281 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -33.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) IIS
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) Middleware
7 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
7 5 (27.78%) NAS
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (27.78%) Clustering
7 5 (27.78%) Secure Coding
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (27.78%) High Availability
7 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Legal
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) SCCM
9 3 (16.67%) Network Security
9 3 (16.67%) Time Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (27.78%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) NAS
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) High Availability
1 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
1 5 (27.78%) Secure Coding
2 4 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) Email Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Server Building
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds