The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 23.17% 22.09% 16.39%
As % of the System Software category 71.70% 90.48% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 15
Average daily rate
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£185 £175 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £26.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.71% +65.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
Active Directory
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

System Software Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 32.32% 24.42% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 15
Average daily rate £175 £216 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% -3.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.71% +39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Norfolk region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Norfolk region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich 0 20 £208 +9.21% 1
Thetford - 2 £250 -
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 55 (67.90%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
3 24 (29.63%) ITIL
4 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (27.16%) Windows 7
6 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (22.22%) MS Office
7 18 (22.22%) VMware
8 17 (20.99%) SQL
9 14 (17.28%) Citrix
10 13 (16.05%) Cisco
11 12 (14.81%) HP
11 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
12 11 (13.58%) Firewall
13 10 (12.35%) MS Exchange
13 10 (12.35%) SLA
13 10 (12.35%) SCCM
14 9 (11.11%) SAN
14 9 (11.11%) Symantec
15 8 (9.88%) Finance
15 8 (9.88%) CRM
15 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
16 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
17 6 (7.41%) Backup Exec
17 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (7.41%) Hitachi
17 6 (7.41%) UNIX
17 6 (7.41%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.35%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.17%) IIS
5 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (22.22%) MS Office
2 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Firewall
2 9 (11.11%) SAN
3 5 (6.17%) DNS
4 4 (4.94%) VoIP
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.70%) WAN
5 3 (3.70%) DHCP
5 3 (3.70%) Internet
5 3 (3.70%) Wireless
6 2 (2.47%) Intranet
6 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.47%) LAN
6 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.47%) VLAN
6 2 (2.47%) FCoE
6 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.23%) NX-OS
7 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) DTS
2 3 (3.70%) EDMS
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Analyst
2 15 (18.52%) IT Support
3 14 (17.28%) Support Analyst
3 14 (17.28%) Service Analyst
3 14 (17.28%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.64%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (4.94%) Server Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Administrator
11 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Field Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.23%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 55 (67.90%) Windows
2 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (27.16%) Windows 7
4 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.41%) UNIX
5 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.70%) Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.23%) VMS
7 1 (1.23%) AIX
7 1 (1.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) CRM
3 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.94%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (4.94%) Migration
4 4 (4.94%) Service Management
4 4 (4.94%) Process Management
4 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (4.94%) Coaching
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.70%) PRINCE
5 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.70%) Validation
6 2 (2.47%) Information Security
6 2 (2.47%) Workflow
6 2 (2.47%) Change Management
6 2 (2.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.94%) Python
4 1 (1.23%) Java
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) HNC
2 5 (6.17%) MCSE
3 4 (4.94%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) MCP
5 2 (2.47%) MCITP
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.47%) CCA
5 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.23%) HND
6 1 (1.23%) CISSP
6 1 (1.23%) CCNP
6 1 (1.23%) CCNA
6 1 (1.23%) CISA
6 1 (1.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) Xen
2 6 (7.41%) vSphere
3 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.94%) XenServer
4 3 (3.70%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.47%) XenApp
5 2 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) SCCM
2 6 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.47%) SCOM
3 2 (2.47%) WSUS
4 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.22%) VMware
3 14 (17.28%) Citrix
4 13 (16.05%) Cisco
5 12 (14.81%) HP
6 9 (11.11%) Symantec
7 6 (7.41%) Hitachi
7 6 (7.41%) SAP
8 3 (3.70%) Splunk
8 3 (3.70%) AlgoSec
8 3 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (3.70%) Lumension
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle
8 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.70%) Sophos
8 3 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.23%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.23%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.23%) Qualys
9 1 (1.23%) ProCurve