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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.45% 8.70% 7.97%
As % of the System Software category 76.92% 70.59% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Median daily rate £575 £263 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £433 £222
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £10.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
13 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.39% 12.32% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 11
Median daily rate £500 £413 £209
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +97.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £250 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £501 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £10.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 20 (55.56%) Windows
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
3 13 (36.11%) Citrix
4 12 (33.33%) WAN
4 12 (33.33%) LAN
4 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (33.33%) High Availability
5 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
5 11 (30.56%) NAS
5 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
5 11 (30.56%) IIS
5 11 (30.56%) SAN
5 11 (30.56%) Clustering
6 10 (27.78%) Middleware
6 10 (27.78%) Secure Coding
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (22.22%) Finance
7 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 7 (19.44%) Firewall
8 7 (19.44%) Office 365
9 6 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
9 6 (16.67%) MS Office
9 6 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.89%) Identity Management
10 5 (13.89%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Scanning

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (30.56%) IIS
2 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) LAN
1 12 (33.33%) WAN
2 11 (30.56%) NAS
2 11 (30.56%) SAN
3 7 (19.44%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP
7 1 (2.78%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
1 9 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 9 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Integration Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Integration Project Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Data Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Clustering
1 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.56%) Reinsurance
3 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) High Availability
2 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
3 10 (27.78%) Secure Coding
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (13.89%) Identity Management
5 5 (13.89%) SIEM
5 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Time Management
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (8.33%) ITSM
7 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
1 3 (8.33%) C++
1 3 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) MCSE
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
2 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 13 (36.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) FireEye
5 1 (2.78%) BT
5 1 (2.78%) Intel