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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.02% 8.61% 10.58%
As % of the System Software category 86.11% 85.71% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 17
Median daily rate £345 £200 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £163 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £260 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £266
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +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
36 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.95% 10.05% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 23
Median daily rate £525 £225 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £168 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 June 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 June 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 28 £345 +72.50% 6
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
3 19 (38.78%) Windows Server
4 16 (32.65%) IIS
5 15 (30.61%) VMware
6 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 14 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 13 (26.53%) Citrix
7 13 (26.53%) LAN
7 13 (26.53%) WAN
8 12 (24.49%) SAN
8 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (24.49%) NAS
8 12 (24.49%) High Availability
9 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
9 11 (22.45%) Clustering
10 10 (20.41%) Middleware
10 10 (20.41%) Secure Coding
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
11 8 (16.33%) ITIL
12 7 (14.29%) MS Office
12 7 (14.29%) Firewall
12 7 (14.29%) Finance
12 7 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
13 6 (12.24%) Network Optimisation
13 6 (12.24%) Cryptography
13 6 (12.24%) Office 365
13 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
14 5 (10.20%) Identity Management

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 16 (32.65%) IIS
2 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Office
2 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) LAN
1 13 (26.53%) WAN
2 12 (24.49%) NAS
2 12 (24.49%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) Firewall
4 5 (10.20%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (8.16%) HTTP
5 4 (8.16%) Kerberos
5 4 (8.16%) LDAP
5 4 (8.16%) Network Security
5 4 (8.16%) SSL
5 4 (8.16%) X.509
6 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) DNS
7 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.08%) VoIP
7 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Big Data
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
1 11 (22.45%) Architect
2 9 (18.37%) Service Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Integration Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Integration Project Manager
5 6 (12.24%) Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Data Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Data Centre Architect
6 4 (8.16%) IT Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Middleware
2 4 (8.16%) Java EE
2 4 (8.16%) OAuth
2 4 (8.16%) SAML
2 4 (8.16%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.45%) Clustering
3 6 (12.24%) Cryptography
4 4 (8.16%) PKI
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.08%) NHS
6 2 (4.08%) Reinsurance
6 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) Unix
6 3 (6.12%) Linux
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) High Availability
2 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
3 10 (20.41%) Secure Coding
4 8 (16.33%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (12.24%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (10.20%) Identity Management
7 5 (10.20%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) SIEM
7 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.16%) UML
9 3 (6.12%) Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (6.12%) Data Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.12%) ITSM
9 3 (6.12%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) C
2 3 (6.12%) C++
2 3 (6.12%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) ECDL
1 1 (2.04%) MCSE
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
2 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) Citrix
4 4 (8.16%) ForgeRock
5 3 (6.12%) FireEye
6 1 (2.04%) BT
6 1 (2.04%) Intel
6 1 (2.04%) Intel Security