The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Peterborough region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 19.48% 3.13% 9.17%
As % of the System Software category 90.91% 66.67% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 5
Average daily rate £225 £150 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -43.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £150 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 21.43% 4.69% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 6
Average daily rate £233 £150 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -47.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £150 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
Cambridgeshire

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 17 April 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 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) MS Exchange
3 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (55.56%) HP
4 25 (55.56%) Firewall
5 23 (51.11%) Hyper-V
6 22 (48.89%) Windows 7
6 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (48.89%) Migration
6 22 (48.89%) Cisco
6 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
7 18 (40.00%) ITIL
8 17 (37.78%) LAN
8 17 (37.78%) WAN
9 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
9 14 (31.11%) VMware
9 14 (31.11%) Wireless
10 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (26.67%) MCSE
10 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (22.22%) SCCM
13 9 (20.00%) vSphere
13 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 9 (20.00%) JOnAS
13 9 (20.00%) MCITP
13 9 (20.00%) VLAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (71.11%) MS Exchange
2 25 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 25 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (20.00%) JOnAS
4 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.44%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) Firewall
2 17 (37.78%) LAN
2 17 (37.78%) WAN
3 14 (31.11%) Wireless
4 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (20.00%) VLAN
6 6 (13.33%) SAN
7 3 (6.67%) DHCP
7 3 (6.67%) DNS
7 3 (6.67%) NAS
8 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
8 2 (4.44%) Intranet
8 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
1 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Project Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Design Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (48.89%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Linux
5 3 (6.67%) UNIX
6 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Migration
2 18 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.89%) Change Control
4 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.67%) Network Management
4 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.22%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) MCSE
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) MCITP
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Hyper-V
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) UAG
4 5 (11.11%) XenApp
5 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
3 3 (6.67%) ARCserve
4 2 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) HP
2 22 (48.89%) Cisco
3 14 (31.11%) VMware
3 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.33%) Altiris
4 6 (13.33%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) CA
5 3 (6.67%) Mercator
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.44%) Exinda
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