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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.35% 7.94% 3.75%
As % of the System Software category 72.22% 83.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £208 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.95% 9.52% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
Average daily rate £335 £210 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (26.67%) MS Office
4 8 (26.67%) SCCM
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (23.33%) ITIL
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (16.67%) DNS
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 4 (13.33%) MCSE
8 4 (13.33%) SCOM
8 4 (13.33%) MCITP
8 4 (13.33%) VLAN
9 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
9 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (10.00%) FCoE
9 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (10.00%) SLA
9 3 (10.00%) CCNP
9 3 (10.00%) CCA
9 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) VLAN
3 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) FCoE
3 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.67%) NX-OS
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) PSTN
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) PDA
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCITP
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) CCA
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) CCIP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
2 1 (3.33%) vCloud
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.33%) Intel