The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Luton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.45% 8.64% 6.02%
As % of the System Software category 73.33% 63.64% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
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£356 £295 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -18.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £89.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.43% 13.58% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Average daily rate £344 £290 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.53% -19.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Active Directory
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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
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 30 July 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) IIS
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) SCCM
4 7 (50.00%) SCOM
4 7 (50.00%) DHCP
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 6 (42.86%) FTP
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) JIRA
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Log4Net
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 3 (21.43%) C#
8 3 (21.43%) VB
8 3 (21.43%) MSMQ
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) Confluence
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (71.43%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) Confluence
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) Log4Net
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) FinalBuilder
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) MSMQ
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 7 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) WSUS
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Akamai