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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.16% 8.43% 17.21%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 63.64% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 8
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£363 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £395 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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
25 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.16% 13.25% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 11
Average daily rate £350 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) SCOM
3 19 (65.52%) SCCM
3 19 (65.52%) MS Excel
4 18 (62.07%) E-Commerce
5 16 (55.17%) IIS
6 14 (48.28%) ITIL
6 14 (48.28%) DHCP
6 14 (48.28%) DNS
7 11 (37.93%) FTP
8 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.69%) SLA
10 6 (20.69%) Web Services
10 6 (20.69%) .NET
10 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
11 5 (17.24%) JIRA
11 5 (17.24%) DevOps
12 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (13.79%) Confluence
12 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
12 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (13.79%) Legal
12 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (13.79%) Log4Net
12 4 (13.79%) Retail

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (55.17%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) Confluence
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (65.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) DHCP
1 14 (48.28%) DNS
2 11 (37.93%) FTP
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Log4Net
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.90%) FinalBuilder
4 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (13.79%) Legal
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.79%) MSMQ
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
1 2 (6.90%) CMDB
1 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) E-Commerce
2 14 (48.28%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Database Security
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) VB
2 4 (13.79%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.45%) MCITP
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Terminal Services
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 21 (72.41%) SCOM
2 19 (65.52%) SCCM
3 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.34%) WSUS
5 2 (6.90%) Puppet
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Akamai
3 2 (6.90%) Wyse
3 2 (6.90%) CommVault
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle