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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 25 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.17% 3.98% 3.59%
As % of the System Software category 64.52% 56.52% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
Median daily rate £315 £205 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.65% +70.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £182 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £325 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 - £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 - £13.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%

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
31 23 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.01% 7.03% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 45
Median daily rate £315 £233 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 - £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 - £13.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +8 19 £315 +57.50% 4
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) Asset Management
4 14 (29.17%) Intel Security
5 13 (27.08%) ITIL
5 13 (27.08%) SCCM
6 12 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
8 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 10 (20.83%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
9 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (18.75%) Application Packaging
10 8 (16.67%) Unified Communications
10 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 8 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 8 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (16.67%) BitLocker
10 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (14.58%) DNS
11 7 (14.58%) Linux
11 7 (14.58%) OneDrive
12 6 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (12.50%) MS Office
12 6 (12.50%) BMC
12 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
14 4 (8.33%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) OneDrive
2 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 7 (14.58%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) Intranet
3 2 (4.17%) NAS
3 2 (4.17%) SAN
3 2 (4.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.08%) 3G
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Service Desk Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Administrator
3 8 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) IT Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) IT Support
6 4 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.58%) Linux
7 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.17%) Unix
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 13 (27.08%) ITIL
3 9 (18.75%) Application Packaging
4 8 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 8 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.08%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (2.08%) Information Management
6 1 (2.08%) Information Security
6 1 (2.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CISM
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) Intel Security
3 6 (12.50%) BMC
4 4 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (4.17%) Webroot
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
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