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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.86% 3.83% 4.64%
As % of the System Software category 46.67% 56.00% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
Median daily rate £160 £407 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.68% -1.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £16.13 £15.16 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% +18.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £11.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.23 £16.83 £14.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
30 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.26% 6.83% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 20
Median daily rate £325 £407 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.14% +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £277 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £407 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.13 £15.16 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% +4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £11.75 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.23 £16.83 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 8 £180 -55.77% 2
Kettering - 2 £145 - 3
Wellingborough -2 1 £305 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
5 11 (39.29%) ITIL
5 11 (39.29%) VMware
6 10 (35.71%) MS Office
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco
10 6 (21.43%) DNS
10 6 (21.43%) SAN
10 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
10 6 (21.43%) Firewall
11 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
11 5 (17.86%) DHCP
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (17.86%) HP
11 5 (17.86%) SCCM
11 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
12 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (14.29%) Dell
12 4 (14.29%) LAN
12 4 (14.29%) MCSE
13 3 (10.71%) SQL

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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (35.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) NAS
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) EMC VNX
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.57%) Android
9 1 (3.57%) CentOS
9 1 (3.57%) Linux
9 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (3.57%) SIEM
4 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 2 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) Kaseya
8 1 (3.57%) Kronos
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Qualys
8 1 (3.57%) Twitter
8 1 (3.57%) Webroot