The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Ipswich region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.30% 4.29% 11.17%
As % of the System Software category 76.19% 60.00% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
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£200 - £293
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 - £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £15.00 £27.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 5 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.21% 7.14% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 13
Average daily rate £208 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £225 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £14.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
Active Directory
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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
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 29 July 2014, 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 (63.16%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) SCCM
4 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
7 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (15.79%) VPN
8 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
8 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
8 6 (15.79%) UNIX
8 6 (15.79%) HP
9 5 (13.16%) ITIL
9 5 (13.16%) Solaris
9 5 (13.16%) LAN
9 5 (13.16%) IPsec
9 5 (13.16%) Splunk
9 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
9 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (13.16%) PKI
9 5 (13.16%) VLAN
9 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (13.16%) Network Management
10 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.79%) VPN
3 5 (13.16%) LAN
3 5 (13.16%) IPsec
3 5 (13.16%) VLAN
4 4 (10.53%) DNS
5 3 (7.89%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security
6 2 (5.26%) PSTN
7 1 (2.63%) VoIP
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
7 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Support Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) PKI
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) UNIX
4 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.16%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) ITIL
1 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (13.16%) Network Management
1 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.63%) Release Management
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) MCSE
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) CCIP
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) VMware
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco
4 8 (21.05%) Oracle
5 6 (15.79%) HP
6 5 (13.16%) Splunk
7 4 (10.53%) Citrix
8 3 (7.89%) Sophos
9 1 (2.63%) Vyatta
9 1 (2.63%) NetApp
9 1 (2.63%) Mitel
9 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.63%) Kaspersky
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