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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.69% 11.24% 15.46%
As % of the System Software category 78.57% 90.91% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £20.81 £15.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.27% -35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.30 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.70 £26.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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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
14 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.79% 12.36% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Average daily rate £275 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £20.81 £19.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.70 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 5 (22.73%) VPN
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) MCSE
7 4 (18.18%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Clustering
7 4 (18.18%) MCITP
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.64%) Network Management
8 3 (13.64%) Splunk
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) VLAN
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) IPsec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) VLAN
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) IPsec
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Assistant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Assistant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Assistant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.64%) Solaris
5 3 (13.64%) UNIX
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Network Management
3 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Splunk
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) Sophos
6 2 (9.09%) Apple
6 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
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