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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 2 22 6
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 31.52% 7.10% 15.79%
As % of the System Software category 90.63% 70.59% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 11
Average daily rate £218 £163 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -30.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £133 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £313 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
32 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 34.78% 10.06% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 14
Average daily rate £235 £141 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.37% -39.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £100 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £219 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 36 (69.23%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Windows 7
3 20 (38.46%) ITIL
4 18 (34.62%) Windows XP
5 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 11 (21.15%) MCSE
8 11 (21.15%) MS Office
8 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
9 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
9 9 (17.31%) Citrix
9 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
9 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
10 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
10 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (13.46%) Cisco
12 6 (11.54%) VMware
13 5 (9.62%) SLA
13 5 (9.62%) LAN
13 5 (9.62%) VoIP
13 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
14 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (7.69%) Office 365
14 4 (7.69%) Firewall
14 4 (7.69%) SQL
14 4 (7.69%) Finance
14 4 (7.69%) iPhone

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.85%) Lync
6 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Office
2 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) LAN
1 5 (9.62%) VoIP
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) Wireless
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.92%) FCoE
5 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.92%) FTP
5 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.92%) NX-OS
5 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Analyst
2 17 (32.69%) Service Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (15.38%) Desktop Support
6 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Active Directory Support
8 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Support
9 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) iPad
3 4 (7.69%) iPhone
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) HP Storage
5 2 (3.85%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Windows 7
3 18 (34.62%) Windows XP
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
2 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
2 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
2 3 (5.77%) ITSM
2 3 (5.77%) Service Management
3 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (3.85%) Change Control
3 2 (3.85%) High Availability
3 2 (3.85%) Migration
3 2 (3.85%) PRINCE
3 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
4 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.92%) ETL
4 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.92%) Project Management
4 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) MCSE
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.85%) PMP
6 1 (1.92%) CCA
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Citrix
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco
4 6 (11.54%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) Apple
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Remedy
6 2 (3.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.92%) arcserve
7 1 (1.92%) BMC
7 1 (1.92%) CA
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow