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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.83% 2.01% 11.27%
As % of the System Software category 78.57% 80.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
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£235 £140 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -56.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
14 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.70% 2.51% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Average daily rate £190 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 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 24 April 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (65.85%) IIS
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (63.41%) Windows
3 25 (60.98%) DNS
4 18 (43.90%) DHCP
5 17 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (41.46%) SCOM
5 17 (41.46%) E-Commerce
6 15 (36.59%) FTP
7 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (29.27%) SCCM
8 12 (29.27%) .NET
9 11 (26.83%) ITIL
10 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
10 10 (24.39%) DevOps
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
11 7 (17.07%) SLA
12 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
12 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (12.20%) Migration
13 5 (12.20%) VMware
13 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (9.76%) Web Services
14 4 (9.76%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (7.32%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (65.85%) IIS
2 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.76%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.44%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) DNS
2 18 (43.90%) DHCP
3 15 (36.59%) FTP
4 2 (4.88%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) ADSL
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.32%) Legal
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (43.90%) Web Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Project Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) DTV
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) E-Commerce
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 10 (24.39%) DevOps
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Database Security
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.44%) Process Management
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.44%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) SCOM
2 12 (29.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 3 (7.32%) Akamai
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) EMC
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Metastorm
4 1 (2.44%) Mitel
4 1 (2.44%) RightFax
4 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow