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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.70% 6.76% 10.30%
As % of the System Software category 94.12% 62.50% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£103 £163 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% -32.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £125 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £165 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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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
17 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.24% 10.81% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
Average daily rate £225 £210 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
3 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 11 (39.29%) ITIL
5 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (21.43%) MS Office
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) Finance
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) LAN
9 4 (14.29%) WAN
9 4 (14.29%) SLA
9 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (10.71%) MCTS
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
10 3 (10.71%) Office 365
10 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco
10 3 (10.71%) Citrix
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (10.71%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
1 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) LAN
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Test Environment Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Release Management
4 1 (3.57%) Test Management
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Logistics
4 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCTS
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects