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 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 5 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 16.13% 11.52% 11.38%
As % of the System Software category 76.92% 83.78% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 8
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£203 £208 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £97 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £269 £256
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.50 £57.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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
39 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 20.97% 13.75% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 10
Average daily rate £200 £225 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £109 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £350 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £137.50 £21.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+532.18% -13.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 19 £225 - 1
Great Yarmouth -1 2 £250 +110.52%
King's Lynn - 1 £175 -
Thetford - 1 £338 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (71.64%) Windows
2 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 29 (43.28%) VMware
3 22 (32.84%) Firewall
4 21 (31.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (31.34%) SharePoint
5 20 (29.85%) Cisco
6 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (23.88%) Windows 7
7 16 (23.88%) SAN
8 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (19.40%) Citrix
9 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
9 13 (19.40%) DNS
10 12 (17.91%) ITIL
11 11 (16.42%) SQL
11 11 (16.42%) HP
12 10 (14.93%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (14.93%) Linux
12 10 (14.93%) CRM
12 10 (14.93%) Xen
12 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (13.43%) VLAN
13 9 (13.43%) vSphere
13 9 (13.43%) DHCP
13 9 (13.43%) Symantec
13 9 (13.43%) Backup Exec
14 8 (11.94%) Hitachi
14 8 (11.94%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (31.34%) SharePoint
2 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
3 10 (14.93%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.97%) IIS
6 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.49%) CMS
9 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.46%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) Firewall
2 16 (23.88%) SAN
3 13 (19.40%) DNS
4 9 (13.43%) DHCP
4 9 (13.43%) VLAN
5 7 (10.45%) VoIP
5 7 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (8.96%) Wireless
7 5 (7.46%) IPv4
7 5 (7.46%) Internet
8 4 (5.97%) Intranet
8 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (5.97%) WAN
9 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.48%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.48%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.48%) FCoE
9 3 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.99%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Service Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) IT Support
5 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.46%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Server Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Server Support
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Replication
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) CCTV
5 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 48 (71.64%) Windows
2 21 (31.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (23.88%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.93%) Linux
6 8 (11.94%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.97%) UNIX
9 3 (4.48%) Android
10 2 (2.99%) AIX
11 1 (1.49%) Solaris
11 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.49%) VMS
11 1 (1.49%) MVS
11 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) ITIL
2 10 (14.93%) CRM
3 7 (10.45%) Migration
3 7 (10.45%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.97%) Process Management
5 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.48%) Server Building
6 2 (2.99%) Service Management
6 2 (2.99%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.99%) ITSM
6 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.99%) Information Security
6 2 (2.99%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.49%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.49%) Data Security
7 1 (1.49%) SIEM
7 1 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.49%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) CCA
4 3 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.48%) HNC
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.48%) MCITP
5 2 (2.99%) CCNP
5 2 (2.99%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (1.49%) CISA
6 1 (1.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.93%) Xen
3 9 (13.43%) vSphere
3 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) XenApp
4 3 (4.48%) XenServer
5 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Backup Exec
2 7 (10.45%) SCCM
3 3 (4.48%) SCOM
4 2 (2.99%) Nessus
5 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
1 29 (43.28%) VMware
2 20 (29.85%) Cisco
3 13 (19.40%) Citrix
4 11 (16.42%) HP
5 9 (13.43%) Symantec
6 8 (11.94%) SAP
6 8 (11.94%) Hitachi
7 4 (5.97%) Veeam
8 3 (4.48%) Avaya
9 2 (2.99%) Lotus
9 2 (2.99%) EMC
9 2 (2.99%) Qualys
10 1 (1.49%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.49%) Imperva
10 1 (1.49%) Splunk
10 1 (1.49%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.49%) Lumension
10 1 (1.49%) AlgoSec