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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.02% 9.22% 10.99%
As % of the System Software category 83.78% 95.00% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 16
Median daily rate £173 £225 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £156 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £250 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Median hourly rate - £25.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
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
37 20 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.34% 9.71% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 23
Median daily rate £525 £225 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £250 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +6 26 £180 -20.00% 2
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Windows Server
3 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.93%) IIS
4 14 (25.93%) VMware
5 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (20.37%) Citrix
7 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
8 10 (18.52%) ITIL
9 9 (16.67%) MS Office
9 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (14.81%) High Availability
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (14.81%) LAN
10 8 (14.81%) WAN
10 8 (14.81%) SAN
10 8 (14.81%) Migration
10 8 (14.81%) NAS
11 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
11 7 (12.96%) Clustering
11 7 (12.96%) DHCP
11 7 (12.96%) DNS
11 7 (12.96%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (11.11%) Office 365
12 6 (11.11%) Secure Coding
12 6 (11.11%) Middleware

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.93%) IIS
2 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.41%) Apache
4 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) LAN
1 8 (14.81%) NAS
1 8 (14.81%) SAN
1 8 (14.81%) WAN
2 7 (12.96%) DHCP
2 7 (12.96%) DNS
3 5 (9.26%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) Firewall
4 4 (7.41%) HTTP
4 4 (7.41%) Kerberos
4 4 (7.41%) LDAP
4 4 (7.41%) Network Security
4 4 (7.41%) SSL
4 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (7.41%) X.509
5 3 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Service Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Integration Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Integration Project Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Migration Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.41%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Server Migration Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.56%) Active Directory Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Middleware
2 4 (7.41%) Java EE
2 4 (7.41%) OAuth
2 4 (7.41%) SAML
2 4 (7.41%) SPNEGO
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Clustering
3 6 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) PKI
5 3 (5.56%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.70%) NHS
6 2 (3.70%) Reinsurance
6 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Windows Server
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.41%) Unix
8 3 (5.56%) Linux
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) High Availability
2 8 (14.81%) Migration
3 7 (12.96%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.11%) Secure Coding
5 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Software Licensing
6 4 (7.41%) UML
7 3 (5.56%) Analytics
7 3 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.56%) ITSM
7 3 (5.56%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.56%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Java
2 3 (5.56%) C
2 3 (5.56%) C++
2 3 (5.56%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ECDL
2 1 (1.85%) MCSE
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) VMware
3 11 (20.37%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) ForgeRock
5 3 (5.56%) FireEye
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) BT
7 1 (1.85%) Intel
7 1 (1.85%) Intel Security
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