Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 20 March 2019 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 36 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.13% 3.99% 6.36%
As % of the System Software category 32.53% 25.84% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 12
Cambridge median daily rate £250 £148 £164
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.49% -10.20% -8.75%
10th Percentile £146 £116 £123
90th Percentile £510 £371 £375
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £193 £240 £159
% change year-on-year -19.79% +50.71% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
Cambridge median hourly rate £19.50 £16.18 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% +16.61% -20.71%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.32 £9.85
90th Percentile £175.00 £17.04 £17.48
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £14.75
% change year-on-year +11.25% +6.64% -4.84%

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

All System Software Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 83 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.71% 15.42% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 24
Cambridge median daily rate £450 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +34.92% -30.00%
10th Percentile £168 £143 £127
90th Percentile £625 £563 £489
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £305
% change year-on-year +14.29% +14.75% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 16
Cambridge median hourly rate £19.75 £42.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.98% +154.55% -5.71%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.86 £10.00
90th Percentile £175.00 £47.50 £41.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £42.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -58.33% +154.55% -1.49%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Cambridge

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Cambridge

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Cambridge

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Office 365
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) SCCM
4 8 (29.63%) Mac OS
4 8 (29.63%) Apple iOS
5 6 (22.22%) Internet
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
6 5 (18.52%) LDAP
6 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
7 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 4 (14.81%) VMware
7 4 (14.81%) ITSM
7 4 (14.81%) Android
7 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
8 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.11%) iPhone
8 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (11.11%) iPad
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
8 3 (11.11%) Google
8 3 (11.11%) JIRA
8 3 (11.11%) Apple
8 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) GroupWise
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (7.41%) G Suite
3 2 (7.41%) OneDrive
3 2 (7.41%) Serverless
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Desktop Support
3 7 (25.93%) Desktop Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Support Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support
7 2 (7.41%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Mac Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) PC Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Customer Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) boto
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
2 2 (7.41%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
2 3 (11.11%) iPhone
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.70%) Biotechnology
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 8 (29.63%) Apple iOS
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Mac OS
4 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
5 4 (14.81%) Android
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITSM
2 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.41%) High Availability
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Data Security
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (3.70%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ACSP
1 2 (7.41%) CCA
2 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.70%) GxP
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (7.41%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Salt
3 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Apple
3 3 (11.11%) Google
3 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.41%) Kaspersky
4 2 (7.41%) Qualys
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy