The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 27 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.18% 4.42% 6.85%
As % of the System Software category 53.33% 93.75% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
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£206 £300 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +90.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £300 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £300 £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £12.20 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £15.50 £16.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
Active Directory
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.83% 4.72% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 5
Average daily rate £400 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £326 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £12.20 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £15.50 £16.46
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 Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +2 9 £188 -37.50% 2
Corby - 2 - -
Wellingborough - 1 - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows 7
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
4 10 (31.25%) MS Office
5 9 (28.13%) ITIL
5 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
6 8 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.50%) Citrix
9 4 (12.50%) SLA
9 4 (12.50%) Office 365
9 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (9.38%) SCCM
10 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) Lync
10 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (9.38%) Service Management
10 3 (9.38%) Migration
10 3 (9.38%) Retail
10 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes
10 3 (9.38%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.38%) Lync
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Google Apps
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.25%) BIG-IP
1 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) SMTP
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows 7
3 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.25%) CentOS
8 1 (3.13%) UNIX
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Service Management
2 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) ITSM
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.25%) Change Control
3 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) OVSD
2 2 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) McAfee
4 3 (9.38%) Lotus
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Apple
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Altiris
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
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