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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.78% 11.27% 13.33%
As % of the System Software category 76.47% 84.21% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 7
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£225 £235 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £13.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.56 - £21.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
17 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.49% 13.38% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 9
Average daily rate £235 £273 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.76% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £194 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £13.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.21 - £21.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +3.17%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 7 (25.00%) MS Office
5 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) MCSE
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (21.43%) VMware
7 5 (17.86%) Clustering
7 5 (17.86%) Firewall
7 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
7 5 (17.86%) VPN
7 5 (17.86%) MCITP
8 4 (14.29%) VLAN
8 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 4 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (14.29%) LAN
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.71%) Wireless
9 3 (10.71%) IPsec
9 3 (10.71%) Sophos
9 3 (10.71%) NHS
9 3 (10.71%) UNIX
9 3 (10.71%) MCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
1 5 (17.86%) VPN
2 4 (14.29%) VLAN
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) Wireless
3 3 (10.71%) IPsec
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) FCoE
5 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (17.86%) Server Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support Assistant
4 2 (7.14%) IT Assistant
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Support Assistant
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX
6 3 (10.71%) Solaris
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
2 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
2 3 (10.71%) Network Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) CRM
3 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) MCSE
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCITP
3 3 (10.71%) MCP
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) MCSD
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.57%) Nessus
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.57%) Nmap
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Sophos
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) Splunk
6 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.14%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Intel
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
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