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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.09% 2.28% 4.73%
As % of the System Software category 77.78% 53.33% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
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£407 £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.83 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.03% +26.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £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
18 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.26% 4.27% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Average daily rate £407 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -11.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.83 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.03% +26.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +2 7 £407 +35.66% 6
Corby - 2 - -
Wellingborough - 1 - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
4 12 (38.71%) MS Office
5 11 (35.48%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) ITIL
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
9 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) CentOS
10 6 (19.35%) iSCSI
10 6 (19.35%) F5
10 6 (19.35%) Change Control
10 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
10 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (19.35%) Service Management
10 6 (19.35%) ITSM
10 6 (19.35%) OVSD
10 6 (19.35%) BIG-IP
10 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
10 6 (19.35%) NetApp
10 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
10 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
10 6 (19.35%) Linux
10 6 (19.35%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) Lync
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) BIG-IP
1 6 (19.35%) iSCSI
2 3 (9.68%) DHCP
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) IPv4
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) ProC
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Virtualisation Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) NHS
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) CentOS
5 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Service Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITSM
2 6 (19.35%) Change Control
2 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Logistics
5 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
2 6 (19.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) OVSD
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) F5
3 6 (19.35%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) NetApp
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Lotus
5 3 (9.68%) McAfee
6 2 (6.45%) Altiris
6 2 (6.45%) Google
6 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Remedy
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe