The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Northamptonshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.97% 2.69% 2.29%
As % of the System Software category 43.75% 63.64% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £160 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.81% -32.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
32 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.07% 4.23% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 9
Average daily rate £346 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Active Directory
East Midlands

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 July 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 30 July 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 +3 9 £413 +157.81% 8
Wellingborough - - - -
Brackley - - - - 3
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (87.10%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows 7
3 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
4 10 (32.26%) Novell
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) SCCM
7 6 (19.35%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.13%) MS Office
9 4 (12.90%) WAN
9 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.90%) Chip and PIN
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (12.90%) Retail
10 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
10 3 (9.68%) VMware
10 3 (9.68%) Migration
10 3 (9.68%) Cisco
10 3 (9.68%) Citrix
10 3 (9.68%) LAN
11 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
11 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
11 2 (6.45%) Apple
11 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
11 2 (6.45%) Wireless

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (3.23%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
2 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Team Leader
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (9.68%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) PC Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) PC Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) PDA
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows 7
3 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.90%) Scrum
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) E-Discovery
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
4 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Novell
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
5 1 (3.23%) HP
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