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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.73% 3.76% 6.23%
As % of the System Software category 57.89% 28.07% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
Average daily rate £200 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 14
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
19 57 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.44% 13.38% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 43 1
Average daily rate £215 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 14
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 5 £200 +66.66% 1
Brackley - 1 £325 -
Corby - 1 - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (32.00%) MS Office
5 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (28.00%) VMware
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (16.00%) SAN
8 4 (16.00%) Novell
9 3 (12.00%) CCNA
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (12.00%) MCSE
9 3 (12.00%) LAN
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (12.00%) Android
9 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (12.00%) Android
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) Linux
9 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CCNA
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCDST
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) CCDA
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Novell
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Avaya
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Brocade
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Kronos
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter
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