The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.18% 9.45% 6.44%
As % of the System Software category 89.47% 85.71% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Average daily rate
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£250 £200 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £160 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £232 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £11.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.25 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

System Software Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
19 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.96% 11.02% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Average daily rate £264 £213 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% -8.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £240 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.20 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Peterborough region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Peterborough region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (37.50%) Cisco
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (30.00%) HP
6 11 (27.50%) ITIL
6 11 (27.50%) Firewall
6 11 (27.50%) Wireless
6 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (25.00%) HP Storage
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (22.50%) SAN
8 9 (22.50%) Change Control
8 9 (22.50%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (20.00%) Network Management
9 8 (20.00%) CA
9 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (20.00%) LAN
9 8 (20.00%) WAN
9 8 (20.00%) ARCserve
10 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.00%) Citrix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
1 11 (27.50%) Wireless
2 9 (22.50%) SAN
3 8 (20.00%) LAN
3 8 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (7.50%) VLAN
4 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (7.50%) FCoE
4 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.00%) WebEx
5 2 (5.00%) NX-OS
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) Intranet
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Service Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) HP Storage
2 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) iPhone
4 2 (5.00%) iPad
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) EPoS
4 2 (5.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.00%) Android
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (22.50%) Change Control
3 8 (20.00%) Network Management
4 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.50%) Resilience Testing
6 1 (2.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Server Building
6 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) MCITP
3 3 (7.50%) CCA
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) ARCserve
2 4 (10.00%) SCCM
3 3 (7.50%) SCOM
4 2 (5.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.00%) HP
4 8 (20.00%) CA
5 6 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) BMC
7 2 (5.00%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.50%) Exinda
8 1 (2.50%) AppSense
8 1 (2.50%) Altiris
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp