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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.86% 2.89% 3.68%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 60.00% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £138 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -42.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
28 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.71% 4.82% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 10
Average daily rate £330 £400 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +97.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +5 8 £413 +334.21% 3
Kettering - 1 - -
Brackley - - - - 2
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
3 7 (31.82%) SCCM
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) MS Office
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) Novell
7 3 (13.64%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (9.09%) NHS
8 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
8 2 (9.09%) Apple
8 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
8 2 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (9.09%) LAN
8 2 (9.09%) WAN
8 2 (9.09%) SCOM
8 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Toad
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) PC Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) PC Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) PDA
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
2 3 (13.64%) Scrum
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.55%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Novell
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
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