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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 3 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 43 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 22.16% 10.00% 11.89%
As % of the System Software category 81.13% 73.68% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 8
Average daily rate
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£175 £125 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -46.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £109 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £233 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.74 £11.90 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +1.69%
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 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 27.32% 13.57% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 10
Average daily rate £209 £213 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £113 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £245 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 13
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -44.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.35 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.78 £22.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -5.14%

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 3 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 March 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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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 +8 25 £175 +47.36% 2
King's Lynn - 3 £200 -
Thetford - - - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 51 (69.86%) Windows
2 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
3 25 (34.25%) ITIL
4 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (26.03%) VMware
5 19 (26.03%) MS Office
6 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
8 12 (16.44%) SQL
9 10 (13.70%) Citrix
9 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
10 9 (12.33%) HP
10 9 (12.33%) Cisco
10 9 (12.33%) Firewall
11 8 (10.96%) SLA
11 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
12 7 (9.59%) DNS
12 7 (9.59%) SCCM
13 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
13 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (8.22%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
13 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
13 6 (8.22%) DHCP
13 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
13 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
13 6 (8.22%) MCSE
13 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (6.85%) ITIL V3

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.74%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) DNS
3 6 (8.22%) DHCP
4 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.48%) SAN
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.74%) WAN
5 2 (2.74%) VLAN
5 2 (2.74%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.11%) DTS
4 2 (2.74%) EDMS
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Desktop Support
3 11 (15.07%) Support Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) IT Support
4 10 (13.70%) Service Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.11%) Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.37%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) NHS
1 5 (6.85%) CMDB
2 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.74%) AS400
2 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (69.86%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.48%) UNIX
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.11%) Linux
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.74%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) ITIL
2 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
2 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
2 6 (8.22%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
3 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
3 5 (6.85%) ITIL V3
3 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.48%) Service Management
4 4 (5.48%) Change Management
4 4 (5.48%) CRM
4 4 (5.48%) Coaching
5 3 (4.11%) Validation
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE
6 2 (2.74%) Workflow
6 2 (2.74%) Migration
6 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.37%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.37%) Information Security
7 1 (1.37%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) Python
2 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.22%) MCSE
2 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) MCP
5 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.11%) MCITP
6 2 (2.74%) HNC
7 1 (1.37%) HND
7 1 (1.37%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.74%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) XenServer
4 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) HP SIM
2 3 (4.11%) OpenView
3 2 (2.74%) WSUS
3 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.03%) VMware
3 10 (13.70%) Citrix
4 9 (12.33%) HP
4 9 (12.33%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.74%) Symantec
6 2 (2.74%) Sophos
6 2 (2.74%) EMC
6 2 (2.74%) Lotus
6 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.74%) Splunk
6 2 (2.74%) Lumension
6 2 (2.74%) AlgoSec
6 2 (2.74%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
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