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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.95% 6.60% 12.80%
As % of the System Software category 70.97% 81.25% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Average daily rate
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£225 £210 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £144 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.75 £15.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +43.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.30 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.10 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
31 16 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.03% 8.12% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 21
Average daily rate £275 £210 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £278 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.38 £19.50 £15.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.28% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £19.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 0 14 £225 +50.00% 5
Lowestoft - 1 - -
Newmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 2
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (26.32%) ITIL
6 9 (23.68%) Migration
6 9 (23.68%) VMware
7 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
7 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
7 7 (18.42%) SCCM
8 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 6 (15.79%) HP
9 5 (13.16%) VPN
9 5 (13.16%) MS Office
9 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.53%) DHCP
10 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.53%) DNS
10 4 (10.53%) Cisco
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (7.89%) Clustering
11 3 (7.89%) UNIX
11 3 (7.89%) MCITP
11 3 (7.89%) PKI
11 3 (7.89%) VLAN
11 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (7.89%) IPsec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) VPN
2 4 (10.53%) DHCP
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) VLAN
3 3 (7.89%) IPsec
3 3 (7.89%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support Assistant
6 2 (5.26%) IT Assistant
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Clustering
1 3 (7.89%) PKI
2 2 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.89%) UNIX
6 3 (7.89%) Solaris
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (7.89%) Network Management
3 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCITP
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Sophos
5 3 (7.89%) Apple
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) Splunk
6 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.63%) Mitel
7 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
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