The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Suffolk 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 5 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.70% 3.36% 13.57%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 41.67% 64.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 13
Average daily rate
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£200 £225 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.55 £27.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 12 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.87% 8.05% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 25
Average daily rate £250 £225 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £133 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Suffolk region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Suffolk region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +1 17 £208 - 5
Lowestoft - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) SCCM
3 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 13 (27.08%) VMware
5 12 (25.00%) Cisco
5 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
7 8 (16.67%) Oracle
7 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.58%) ITIL
9 6 (12.50%) UNIX
9 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 6 (12.50%) VPN
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (10.42%) Network Management
10 5 (10.42%) Splunk
10 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (10.42%) PKI
10 5 (10.42%) VLAN
10 5 (10.42%) HP
10 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (10.42%) DNS
10 5 (10.42%) MCSE
10 5 (10.42%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 6 (12.50%) VPN
2 5 (10.42%) VLAN
2 5 (10.42%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) LAN
2 5 (10.42%) IPsec
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) PSTN
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Service Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Security Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) PKI
2 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 6 (12.50%) UNIX
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.42%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Network Management
2 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
2 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) Release Management
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.42%) MCSE
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) CCIE
3 2 (4.17%) CCNP
3 2 (4.17%) CCIP
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.17%) WSUS
5 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) VMware
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) Splunk
4 5 (10.42%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (6.25%) Sophos
7 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.08%) Vyatta
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Apple
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