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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.07% 10.23% 11.51%
As % of the System Software category 64.52% 90.00% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Median daily rate £254 £200 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.87% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £120 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £265 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
31 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.26% 11.36% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Median daily rate £255 £225 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £123 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £275 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
4 16 (55.17%) Citrix
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (34.48%) SAN
7 9 (31.03%) WAN
8 8 (27.59%) LAN
8 8 (27.59%) IIS
8 8 (27.59%) Middleware
8 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
8 8 (27.59%) Clustering
8 8 (27.59%) Secure Coding
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
8 8 (27.59%) NAS
8 8 (27.59%) High Availability
9 7 (24.14%) Network Optimisation
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) Firewall
10 6 (20.69%) Office 365
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.24%) Mimecast
11 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
11 5 (17.24%) Network Security
11 5 (17.24%) Intel Security
12 4 (13.79%) ITIL

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 8 (27.59%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) SAN
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) NAS
4 6 (20.69%) Firewall
5 5 (17.24%) Network Security
6 4 (13.79%) IPv4
7 3 (10.34%) DNS
8 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (13.79%) French Language
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Floorwalker
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Middleware
2 4 (13.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Clustering
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) High Availability
1 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
1 8 (27.59%) Secure Coding
2 7 (24.14%) Network Optimisation
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) Benchmarking
5 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) SIEM
5 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) Swim Lanes
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Citrix
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) Intel Security
4 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco