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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.20% 4.24% 4.35%
As % of the System Software category 24.24% 57.14% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Median daily rate £338 £206 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £14.04 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +1.72%
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
33 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.09% 7.43% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 7
Median daily rate £400 £325 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £14.04 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.52% -3.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -3 6 £163 -13.33% 8
Kettering - 2 £356 - 1
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco
5 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
6 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (33.33%) DNS
6 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 7 (33.33%) SAN
6 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) MCSE
7 6 (28.57%) MS Office
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) DHCP
8 5 (23.81%) HP
8 5 (23.81%) Firewall
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Dell
9 4 (19.05%) CCNA
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
9 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (19.05%) LAN

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 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) DHCP
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) EMC VNX
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (19.05%) Android
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) MCSE
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CCDA
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Dell
6 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 2 (9.52%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (4.76%) Brocade
8 1 (4.76%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) Kronos
8 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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