Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.95% 9.72% 13.27%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 50.00% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 14
Bedford median daily rate £155 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.33% - +76.47%
10th Percentile £148 £220 £109
90th Percentile £163 £380 £443
Bedfordshire median daily rate £325 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -16.13% +29.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Bedford median hourly rate - £11.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -72.50% +128.57%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.84 £35.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -66.17% +33.33% +118.75%

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 7 14 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 9.21% 19.44% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
Bedford median daily rate £155 £170 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £141 £113 £74
90th Percentile £329 £456 £473
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £294
% change year-on-year +14.29% +19.15% -9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Bedford median hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.33% +25.00%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.84 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -70.40% +100.00% -21.57%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Bedford

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Bedford

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Site Server

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (33.33%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) VMware