The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 39 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.40% 2.41% 16.34%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 0 12
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
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 Luton region.

System Software Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 2 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.40% 2.41% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 0 22
Average daily rate £336 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Luton region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Luton region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Luton region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 43 (91.49%) Microsoft
2 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 36 (76.60%) SCOM
3 35 (74.47%) IIS
3 35 (74.47%) E-Commerce
4 32 (68.09%) MS Excel
4 32 (68.09%) DNS
4 32 (68.09%) DHCP
4 32 (68.09%) SCCM
5 27 (57.45%) FTP
6 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (40.43%) ITIL
8 17 (36.17%) Web Services
8 17 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (31.91%) .NET
10 12 (25.53%) Akamai
11 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
12 9 (19.15%) SLA
13 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
13 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (17.02%) DevOps
14 6 (12.77%) Retail
15 5 (10.64%) Terminal Services
15 5 (10.64%) Cisco
15 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
15 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
15 5 (10.64%) Legal
15 5 (10.64%) Publishing
16 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
16 4 (8.51%) Database Security

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 35 (74.47%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (68.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) DHCP
1 32 (68.09%) DNS
2 27 (57.45%) FTP
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) MPLS
5 1 (2.13%) OSPF
5 1 (2.13%) BGP
5 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) Frame Relay
5 1 (2.13%) NAS
5 1 (2.13%) xDSL
5 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.13%) ATM
5 1 (2.13%) ISDN
5 1 (2.13%) VoIP
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Log4Net
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
1 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 5 (10.64%) Legal
2 5 (10.64%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Web Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Web Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) Web Services
2 15 (31.91%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.38%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
1 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) SecurID
2 1 (2.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) E-Commerce
2 19 (40.43%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.02%) DevOps
4 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.51%) Database Security
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.13%) Validation
8 1 (2.13%) Migration
8 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) VB
2 3 (6.38%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) MCSE
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Terminal Services
2 3 (6.38%) vSphere
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 36 (76.60%) SCOM
2 32 (68.09%) SCCM
3 3 (6.38%) WSUS
3 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Akamai
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) CommVault
4 3 (6.38%) Wyse
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper
5 2 (4.26%) Veritas
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Symantec
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Brocade
6 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.13%) Aruba
6 1 (2.13%) Websense
6 1 (2.13%) BT
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Avaya
6 1 (2.13%) Lotus