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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.90% 5.86% 4.30%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 81.82% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
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£120 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
56 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.66% 7.17% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 1 6
Average daily rate £350 £400 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £400 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -4 7 £120 - 1
Kettering -1 4 - -
Corby - - - -
Wellingborough - - - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (24.00%) MS Office
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) SCCM
7 5 (20.00%) SCOM
7 5 (20.00%) Retail
8 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) NHS
9 3 (12.00%) Office 365
10 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (8.00%) Firewall
10 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
10 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
10 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
10 2 (8.00%) Apple
10 2 (8.00%) .NET
10 2 (8.00%) LAN
10 2 (8.00%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Coaching
3 1 (4.00%) CAD
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
1 5 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) Dell KACE
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Nokia
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) Websense
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