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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.23% 6.08% -
As % of the System Software category 88.89% 90.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +1.72%
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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
9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.88% 6.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Average daily rate £413 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 47 (88.68%) IIS
2 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
3 43 (81.13%) DNS
4 37 (69.81%) Windows
5 36 (67.92%) DHCP
6 34 (64.15%) E-Commerce
7 32 (60.38%) SCOM
8 31 (58.49%) FTP
9 27 (50.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (49.06%) SCCM
11 22 (41.51%) .NET
12 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
13 16 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (30.19%) Web Services
14 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
14 13 (24.53%) Akamai
14 13 (24.53%) DevOps
15 12 (22.64%) ITIL
16 10 (18.87%) SLA
17 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
17 5 (9.43%) Retail
18 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
18 4 (7.55%) Database Security
18 4 (7.55%) Legal
18 4 (7.55%) Project Management
19 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
19 3 (5.66%) Publishing
19 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
20 2 (3.77%) Network Load Balancing
20 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 47 (88.68%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (81.13%) DNS
2 36 (67.92%) DHCP
3 31 (58.49%) FTP
4 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.89%) ATM
5 1 (1.89%) ISDN
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) SMTP
5 1 (1.89%) SAN
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) MPLS
5 1 (1.89%) OSPF
5 1 (1.89%) BGP
5 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.43%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 3 (5.66%) Publishing
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Finance
5 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (43.40%) Web Engineer
3 17 (32.08%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Server Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Network Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Desktop Support
6 1 (1.89%) Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) DTV
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
2 1 (1.89%) SecurID
2 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.89%) NHS
2 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) E-Commerce
2 13 (24.53%) DevOps
3 12 (22.64%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) Project Management
4 4 (7.55%) Database Security
5 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.77%) Migration
6 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.77%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (60.38%) SCOM
2 26 (49.06%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Akamai
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Dell
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) Avaya
4 1 (1.89%) Juniper
4 1 (1.89%) CommVault
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas
4 1 (1.89%) Lotus
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) Websense
4 1 (1.89%) BT
4 1 (1.89%) Wyse
4 1 (1.89%) 3Com
4 1 (1.89%) Brocade