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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.83% 4.76% 6.80%
As % of the System Software category 59.26% 72.22% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£120 £220 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £204 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £404 £212
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
27 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.46% 6.59% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 10
Average daily rate £325 £220 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £175 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 11
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 5 £400 +90.47% 3
Kettering +1 3 - - 1
Wellingborough - 1 £100 -
Brackley - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
2 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (27.59%) SCCM
5 7 (24.14%) MS Office
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
6 6 (20.69%) SCOM
7 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (17.24%) VMware
8 4 (13.79%) LAN
8 4 (13.79%) WAN
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco
8 4 (13.79%) Apple
8 4 (13.79%) NHS
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.34%) SQL
9 3 (10.34%) Retail
9 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
9 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (10.34%) Office 365
9 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) Wireless
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
2 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) PC Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) PDA
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
2 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (3.45%) CAD
2 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL
2 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.45%) Migration
2 1 (3.45%) Scrum
2 1 (3.45%) Network Management
2 1 (3.45%) Line Management
2 1 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Apple
4 2 (6.90%) Dell KACE
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Nokia
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Websense
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) F5
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