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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 13 25 4
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.86% 4.35% 21.95%
As % of the System Software category 58.33% 88.89% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 31
Median daily rate £163 £145 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -64.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £115 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £325 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £302 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%

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
12 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.76% 4.89% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 31
Median daily rate £425 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £115 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £305 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 13 (54.17%) VMware
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Citrix
3 11 (45.83%) XenApp
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (41.67%) IIS
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) High Availability
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) NetApp
7 7 (29.17%) HP
8 6 (25.00%) Office 365
8 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (25.00%) DNS
8 6 (25.00%) DHCP
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
9 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
9 5 (20.83%) CloudFront
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.83%) Akamai
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) SCCM
10 4 (16.67%) MCITP
10 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (41.67%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (25.00%) Office 365
4 5 (20.83%) Akamai
4 5 (20.83%) CloudFront
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DHCP
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
3 4 (16.67%) MPLS
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) FTP
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) SMTP
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Web Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Messaging Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) RIA
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) EFT
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) High Availability
2 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCITP
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) VCAP
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (45.83%) XenApp
3 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Simpana
2 2 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) Apple
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (8.33%) CommVault
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) Lotus
8 1 (4.17%) Google
8 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.17%) LANDesk