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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.00% 10.55% 8.54%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 100.00% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 5
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£313 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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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
21 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.00% 10.55% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 8
Average daily rate £300 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Citrix
3 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
3 11 (37.93%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) Migration
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (31.03%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (17.24%) NHS
7 5 (17.24%) SAN
7 5 (17.24%) MS Office
7 5 (17.24%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 4 (13.79%) DHCP
8 4 (13.79%) DNS
8 4 (13.79%) Change Management
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Email Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.34%) Office 365
9 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (17.24%) Lotus Domino
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Business One
1 1 (3.45%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) ADSL
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) DMZ
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Project Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Project Support Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Voice Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) NHS
2 3 (10.34%) Statistics
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) EFT
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
1 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.34%) Email Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.45%) Server Patching
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) Firmware
3 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
1 15 (51.72%) Citrix
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Mitel
5 1 (3.45%) RightFax
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.45%) CommVault
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) Wyse
5 1 (3.45%) Metastorm