The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.60% 3.04% 4.29%
As % of the System Software category 44.44% 42.11% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Median daily rate £180 £407 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.77% -1.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
Northamptonshire

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

System Software Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
18 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 8.11% 7.22% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 14
Median daily rate £425 £407 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £277 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £407 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.75 - £19.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton 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 Northampton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (50.00%) MS Office
4 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) SCCM
8 4 (25.00%) SAN
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (12.50%) NAS
10 2 (12.50%) MCSE
10 2 (12.50%) DHCP
10 2 (12.50%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Support
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Kaseya
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Webroot