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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.20% 4.57% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 35.00% 66.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £163 £342 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.48% +14.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 £11.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -22.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
20 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.13% 6.85% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 8
Median daily rate £450 £407 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.56% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.75 £11.25 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -41.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
5 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
8 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) Android
8 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines

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 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Android
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.14%) CentOS
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Kaseya
5 1 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto