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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.65% 5.77% 12.05%
As % of the System Software category 84.62% 75.00% 61.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 15
Average daily rate
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£225 £140 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.50 £13.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +82.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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
13 8 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.40% 7.69% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 23
Average daily rate £208 £225 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £157 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.50 £13.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +82.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 October 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) VMware
5 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.00%) Migration
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
7 6 (21.43%) HP
7 6 (21.43%) SCCM
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.86%) VPN
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (14.29%) DNS
9 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.71%) SAN
10 3 (10.71%) LAN
10 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
10 3 (10.71%) UNIX
10 3 (10.71%) MS Office
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle
10 3 (10.71%) Solaris
10 3 (10.71%) Sophos
10 3 (10.71%) IPsec
10 3 (10.71%) PKI
10 3 (10.71%) VLAN
10 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) VPN
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) IPsec
3 3 (10.71%) VLAN
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) PSTN
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Assistant
6 2 (7.14%) IT Assistant
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Assistant
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (10.71%) Network Management
2 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) MCP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCIE
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) CCIP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Sophos
4 3 (10.71%) Splunk
5 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
5 2 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Mitel
6 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
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