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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.61% 5.42% 8.43%
As % of the System Software category 76.47% 64.71% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Average daily rate
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£294 £356 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.54% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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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
17 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.26% 8.37% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Average daily rate £300 £344 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +18.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £303 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £419 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

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 29 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) ITIL
5 8 (33.33%) Migration
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) MS Office
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) NHS
8 5 (20.83%) SAN
8 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
9 4 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (16.67%) DHCP
9 4 (16.67%) DNS
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
10 3 (12.50%) MS Project
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
10 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Business One
1 1 (4.17%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) ADSL
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Project Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Project Support Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) NHS
2 3 (12.50%) Statistics
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.50%) Email Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.17%) Server Patching
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Process Management
7 1 (4.17%) Document Management
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) RightFax
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) CommVault
4 1 (4.17%) Wyse
4 1 (4.17%) Metastorm
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) EMC