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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 18 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 35 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.14% 2.72% 3.96%
As % of the System Software category 67.31% 47.06% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 9
Median daily rate £294 £200 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £340 £236
UK excluding London median daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.38 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
52 17 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.61% 5.78% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 44
Median daily rate £339 £213 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.41% -39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £383 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +9 31 £304 +51.87% 7
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (34.62%) Asset Management
4 14 (26.92%) SCCM
4 14 (26.92%) ITIL
5 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (23.08%) Intel Security
6 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
7 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
7 10 (19.23%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (17.31%) Application Packaging
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (15.38%) BitLocker
9 8 (15.38%) Unified Communications
9 8 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 8 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (15.38%) Data Protection
9 8 (15.38%) MS Office
9 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (13.46%) DNS
10 7 (13.46%) OneDrive
11 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
12 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
12 5 (9.62%) Linux
12 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) OneDrive
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Unified Communications
2 7 (13.46%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) Intranet
4 2 (3.85%) NAS
4 2 (3.85%) Network Security
4 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (1.92%) 3G
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) LDAP
5 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Service Desk Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (13.46%) IT Support
4 7 (13.46%) Service Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) IT Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.92%) BYOD
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
8 5 (9.62%) Linux
8 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.92%) Android
10 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.92%) Unix
10 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Asset Management
2 14 (26.92%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) Application Packaging
4 8 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 8 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.77%) Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (1.92%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.92%) Information Management
7 1 (1.92%) Information Security
7 1 (1.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (1.92%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.92%) Service Management
7 1 (1.92%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CISM
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) BitLocker
2 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Intel Security
3 4 (7.69%) BMC
3 4 (7.69%) Dell
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Mitel
4 2 (3.85%) Webroot
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Qualys
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