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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.85% 4.65% 10.57%
As % of the System Software category 83.33% 66.67% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 17
Average daily rate
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£238 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £287
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.90
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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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
12 6 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.62% 6.98% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 24
Average daily rate £225 £225 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

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 22 September 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 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Cisco
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
7 6 (19.35%) SCCM
7 6 (19.35%) HP
7 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 6 (19.35%) Migration
8 5 (16.13%) IPsec
8 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (16.13%) PKI
8 5 (16.13%) VLAN
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
8 5 (16.13%) Solaris
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) UNIX
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.13%) LAN
8 5 (16.13%) Network Management
8 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (16.13%) Splunk
8 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) VPN
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) IPsec
2 5 (16.13%) VLAN
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) PSTN
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
4 5 (16.13%) Solaris
5 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (16.13%) Network Management
2 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) CCIE
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) CCIP
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle
5 5 (16.13%) Splunk
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos
7 1 (3.23%) Mitel
7 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
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