The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.24% 8.52% 10.47%
As % of the System Software category 73.33% 83.33% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
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£175 £210 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +90.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £134 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Average hourly rate £16.63 £20.63 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.39% +26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.75 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £30.45 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -3.33%
Active Directory
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

System Software Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.61% 10.23% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 13
Average daily rate £253 £210 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £147 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £286 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.30 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £42.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Suffolk

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 December 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 -6 15 £200 +33.33% 3
Lowestoft - - - -
Woodbridge - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (28.95%) VMware
5 10 (26.32%) ITIL
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
7 8 (21.05%) Migration
7 8 (21.05%) HP
7 8 (21.05%) VPN
7 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
8 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco
8 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (15.79%) Splunk
9 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 6 (15.79%) Network Management
9 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle
9 6 (15.79%) Solaris
9 6 (15.79%) LAN
9 6 (15.79%) UNIX
9 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (15.79%) VLAN
9 6 (15.79%) IPsec
10 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) VPN
2 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) LAN
3 6 (15.79%) IPsec
3 6 (15.79%) VLAN
4 4 (10.53%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) DNS
5 3 (7.89%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Assistant
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support Assistant
6 2 (5.26%) IT Assistant
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) PKI
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.79%) UNIX
4 6 (15.79%) Solaris
5 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (15.79%) Network Management
3 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) MCITP
2 4 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) vCloud
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) HP
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 6 (15.79%) Splunk
6 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Apple
6 2 (5.26%) Sophos
7 1 (2.63%) Mitel
7 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
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