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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.24% 1.72% 4.84%
As % of the System Software category 27.27% 42.86% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £210 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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
11 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.55% 4.02% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate £338 £200 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £253 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £18.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (8.33%) Dell KACE
5 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365
5 1 (8.33%) SCOM
5 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (8.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Novell
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (8.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Novell
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Dell KACE
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
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