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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 12.90% 12.32% 19.59%
As % of the System Software category 92.31% 80.95% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Average daily rate £375 £225 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £104 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £250 £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Active Directory
Cambridgeshire

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
13 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 13.98% 15.22% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
Average daily rate £394 £225 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £104 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

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 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 (68.29%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Windows XP
2 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
3 17 (41.46%) ITIL
4 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
5 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
6 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
7 12 (29.27%) MS Office
7 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
8 11 (26.83%) MCSE
8 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.51%) Blackberry
10 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (19.51%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (17.07%) Cisco
12 6 (14.63%) SLA
12 6 (14.63%) Citrix
13 5 (12.20%) DNS
13 5 (12.20%) LAN
13 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
13 5 (12.20%) Office 365
13 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
14 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
14 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (9.76%) Symantec
14 4 (9.76%) VoIP
14 4 (9.76%) Windows Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
1 5 (12.20%) LAN
2 4 (9.76%) VoIP
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (21.95%) Desktop Support
3 9 (21.95%) Service Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
2 18 (43.90%) Windows XP
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.32%) ITSM
3 3 (7.32%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Change Control
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) Document Management
5 1 (2.44%) Network Design
5 1 (2.44%) Network Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) MCSE
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.88%) PMP
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) Symantec
5 3 (7.32%) Altiris
5 3 (7.32%) Apple
5 3 (7.32%) Remedy
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.88%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Adobe
7 1 (2.44%) arcserve
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.44%) Lotus
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago