Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 29 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +30
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 50 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.73% 5.26% 6.16%
As % of the System Software category 37.59% 42.05% 57.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 12
Cambridge median daily rate £290 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -42.86% +40.00%
10th Percentile £127 £143 £134
90th Percentile £493 £379 £483
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £275 £225 £300
% change year-on-year +22.22% -25.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 8
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.16% -1.94% +3.13%
10th Percentile £17.49 £11.25 £10.21
90th Percentile £20.09 £17.50 £17.29
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% +12.50% -7.69%

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 133 88 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.90% 12.52% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 27
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £240 £143 £193
90th Percentile £586 £525 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 10
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £40.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.06% +146.97% -2.94%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.24 £10.49
90th Percentile £40.75 £49.63 £19.21
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year -57.06% +196.36% +2.80%

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 11 December 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (64.00%) Office 365
4 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (34.00%) SCCM
5 17 (34.00%) Mac OS
5 17 (34.00%) Apple iOS
6 16 (32.00%) Windows 10
6 16 (32.00%) Apple
7 15 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 15 (30.00%) Software Deployment
8 14 (28.00%) Linux
9 13 (26.00%) VMware
9 13 (26.00%) OneDrive
10 12 (24.00%) ServiceNow
10 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 10 (20.00%) Asset Management
12 9 (18.00%) ITSM
12 9 (18.00%) Migration
12 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
13 8 (16.00%) DHCP
13 8 (16.00%) DNS
13 8 (16.00%) NetApp
13 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (16.00%) Matrix Organization
14 7 (14.00%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (64.00%) Office 365
2 13 (26.00%) OneDrive
3 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.00%) SaaS
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (4.00%) G Suite
6 2 (4.00%) IaaS
6 2 (4.00%) PaaS
6 2 (4.00%) Serverless
6 2 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) DHCP
1 8 (16.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) Skype
2 3 (6.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) BGP
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (4.00%) Power BI
4 1 (2.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) IT Support
5 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) boto
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) JSON
1 2 (4.00%) Middleware
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
1 2 (4.00%) YAML
2 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) iPad
2 3 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Apple iOS
2 17 (34.00%) Mac OS
3 16 (32.00%) Windows 10
4 14 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Software Deployment
2 10 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (18.00%) ITSM
3 9 (18.00%) Migration
4 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (16.00%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) High Availability
7 2 (4.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) ACSP
3 2 (4.00%) CCA
3 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) vSphere
2 5 (10.00%) XenApp
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) Docker
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.00%) KVM
5 1 (2.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) Xen
5 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) SCCM
2 15 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (4.00%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.00%) Puppet
4 2 (4.00%) Salt
4 2 (4.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Apple
3 13 (26.00%) VMware
4 12 (24.00%) ServiceNow
5 8 (16.00%) NetApp
6 7 (14.00%) Citrix
7 3 (6.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) Sophos