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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.51% 11.23% 10.17%
As % of the System Software category 48.15% 84.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 9
Median daily rate £313 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £130 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £388 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.58 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.51% -2.83%
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
27 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.44% 13.37% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 14
Median daily rate £306 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £178 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £395 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +5 10 £255 -2.85% 1
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (33.33%) SAN
5 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (33.33%) LAN
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
7 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
8 4 (19.05%) NAS
8 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (19.05%) High Availability
8 4 (19.05%) Secure Coding
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (19.05%) Clustering
8 4 (19.05%) IIS
8 4 (19.05%) Middleware
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (14.29%) Legal
9 3 (14.29%) Wireless
9 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (14.29%) Office 365

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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) NAS
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) IPv4
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) WLAN
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) High Availability
1 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (19.05%) Secure Coding
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Server Building
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds