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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.45% 6.44% 6.90%
As % of the System Software category 85.71% 100.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
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£200 £250 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
14 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.02% 6.44% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Average daily rate £213 £233 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +13.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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
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 29 August 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 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) MS Exchange
2 28 (71.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (51.28%) Windows 7
5 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (46.15%) Cisco
6 18 (46.15%) Firewall
7 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
8 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 15 (38.46%) HP
8 15 (38.46%) Migration
9 14 (35.90%) ITIL
9 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
10 13 (33.33%) Wireless
11 12 (30.77%) VMware
12 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
13 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
13 9 (23.08%) LAN
13 9 (23.08%) WAN
13 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (20.51%) Change Control
15 7 (17.95%) SCCM
16 5 (12.82%) MCSE
16 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (12.82%) SCOM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (71.79%) MS Exchange
1 28 (71.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.82%) JOnAS
4 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 13 (33.33%) Wireless
3 9 (23.08%) LAN
3 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (12.82%) VLAN
5 4 (10.26%) SAN
6 2 (5.13%) VoIP
6 2 (5.13%) DHCP
6 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.13%) DNS
7 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Support
6 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
6 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Project Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Desktop Technician
9 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Technician
9 2 (5.13%) Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (51.28%) Windows 7
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Migration
2 14 (35.90%) ITIL
3 8 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (20.51%) Change Control
4 4 (10.26%) Network Management
5 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Logistics
6 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) MCSE
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (12.82%) MCITP
2 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) vSphere
3 5 (12.82%) UAG
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) SCOM
3 4 (10.26%) ARCserve
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) HP
3 12 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) CA
5 3 (7.69%) Symantec
5 3 (7.69%) Altiris
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
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