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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.41% 10.29% 10.53%
As % of the System Software category 88.89% 82.35% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate £145 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
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
9 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.59% 12.50% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Average daily rate £200 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) High Availability
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) SCCM
7 2 (14.29%) SCOM
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (14.29%) NHS
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 1 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
8 1 (7.14%) MCSE
8 1 (7.14%) LDAP
8 1 (7.14%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) FCoE
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Email Filtering
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Intel Security