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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.67% 11.82% -
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 81.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
31 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.67% 14.55% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 4
Average daily rate £425 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (85.07%) Microsoft
2 53 (79.10%) IIS
3 50 (74.63%) DNS
4 46 (68.66%) E-Commerce
4 46 (68.66%) SCOM
5 44 (65.67%) Windows
6 43 (64.18%) DHCP
7 37 (55.22%) SCCM
8 36 (53.73%) FTP
9 32 (47.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 31 (46.27%) MS Excel
11 23 (34.33%) .NET
12 21 (31.34%) ITIL
13 18 (26.87%) Web Services
13 18 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (26.87%) PowerShell
14 15 (22.39%) DevOps
14 15 (22.39%) SLA
15 14 (20.90%) Akamai
16 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (10.45%) Database Security
16 7 (10.45%) Retail
16 7 (10.45%) Legal
17 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
17 5 (7.46%) Project Management
17 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
17 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
18 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
18 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
18 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (79.10%) IIS
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (46.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (47.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (74.63%) DNS
2 43 (64.18%) DHCP
3 36 (53.73%) FTP
4 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.97%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) SAN
6 1 (1.49%) Firewall
6 1 (1.49%) Wireless
6 1 (1.49%) Frame Relay
6 1 (1.49%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) MPLS
6 1 (1.49%) OSPF
6 1 (1.49%) BGP
6 1 (1.49%) ATM
6 1 (1.49%) ISDN
6 1 (1.49%) VoIP
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) SMTP
6 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Log4Net
1 1 (1.49%) FinalBuilder
1 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.45%) Retail
1 7 (10.45%) Legal
2 4 (5.97%) Publishing
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (76.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (38.81%) Web Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Web Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Server Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Administrator
8 1 (1.49%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Service Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) .NET
2 18 (26.87%) Web Services
3 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.49%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
1 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.99%) DTV
3 1 (1.49%) Replication
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.49%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) E-Commerce
2 21 (31.34%) ITIL
3 15 (22.39%) DevOps
4 7 (10.45%) Database Security
5 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.46%) Project Management
5 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.99%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.99%) Migration
8 1 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) VBScript
2 1 (1.49%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.48%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (68.66%) SCOM
2 37 (55.22%) SCCM
3 3 (4.48%) WSUS
4 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (85.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) Akamai
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) Wyse
4 3 (4.48%) CommVault
5 2 (2.99%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) BT
6 1 (1.49%) 3Com
6 1 (1.49%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.49%) Websense
6 1 (1.49%) Symantec
6 1 (1.49%) Dell
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) Avaya
6 1 (1.49%) Juniper
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas
6 1 (1.49%) Lotus
6 1 (1.49%) Aruba