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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.30% 3.55% 3.57%
As % of the System Software category 29.03% 66.67% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£120 £210 £179
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +17.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £202 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £218 £206
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -3.33%
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
31 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.36% 5.33% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 2
Average daily rate £350 £200 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 4 (25.00%) Apple
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (12.50%) SCCM
7 2 (12.50%) SCOM
7 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (12.50%) Office 365
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (6.25%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Apple
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Dell KACE
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy