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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 6 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.17% 14.72% 11.82%
As % of the System Software category 85.71% 100.00% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 9
Average daily rate £225 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £400 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £458 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
Bedfordshire

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
7 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.70% 14.72% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 11
Average daily rate £225 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £400 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £458 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) NHS
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.53%) Presales
7 2 (10.53%) Office 365
7 2 (10.53%) SCCM
7 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (10.53%) Billing
7 2 (10.53%) Electronics
7 2 (10.53%) CMS
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) C
7 2 (10.53%) Dell
7 2 (10.53%) LAN
7 2 (10.53%) B2B
7 2 (10.53%) B2C
7 2 (10.53%) SLA
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.26%) MPLS
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Desktop Support
2 6 (31.58%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Technician
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (15.79%) IT Technician
3 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Product Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Products Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Voice Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Voice Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) B2C
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Email Migration
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (5.26%) SFIA
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Lotus