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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.73% 2.42% 5.80%
As % of the System Software category 45.00% 83.33% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£188 £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £300 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.88 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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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
20 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 8.30% 2.90% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £319 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +43.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £304 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £334 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.88 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) CentOS
7 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) OVSD
7 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
7 2 (12.50%) Google
7 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
7 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 2 (12.50%) Google Apps
7 2 (12.50%) F5
7 2 (12.50%) Change Control
7 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OVSD
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
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