The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 3 months to 22 June 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 50 49 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.52% 8.26% 9.03%
As % of the System Software category 52.08% 48.51% 71.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 32
Median daily rate £206 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.43% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £115 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £28.95 £23.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 96 101 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.35% 17.03% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 51
Median daily rate £225 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £483 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £10.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.25 £23.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridge +8 32 £200 -52.94% 4
Peterborough 0 10 £193 +83.33% 2
Huntingdon -7 4 £111 -17.77% 3
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 63 (75.00%) Windows
2 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
3 29 (34.52%) Windows Server
4 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Office
5 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
6 20 (23.81%) DNS
7 18 (21.43%) DHCP
7 18 (21.43%) VMware
8 14 (16.67%) Office 365
9 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (15.48%) Apple
9 13 (15.48%) VPN
9 13 (15.48%) SCCM
10 12 (14.29%) SLA
10 12 (14.29%) ITIL
11 11 (13.10%) Linux
11 11 (13.10%) Migration
12 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (11.90%) Windows 10
13 9 (10.71%) SAN
14 8 (9.52%) Degree
14 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
15 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (8.33%) Unix
16 6 (7.14%) Cisco
16 6 (7.14%) Dell
16 6 (7.14%) LAN
16 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (7.14%) Virtual Environments

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) MediaWiki
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) DNS
2 18 (21.43%) DHCP
3 13 (15.48%) VPN
4 9 (10.71%) SAN
5 6 (7.14%) LAN
6 5 (5.95%) LDAP
7 4 (4.76%) Firewall
7 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.57%) Internet
8 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.38%) VoIP
9 2 (2.38%) WAN
10 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) GIS
2 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (4.76%) Finance
1 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (13.10%) Desktop Support
2 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 8 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.57%) Project Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (1.19%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.95%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.38%) BYOD
5 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) NHS
5 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.19%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 63 (75.00%) Windows
2 29 (34.52%) Windows Server
3 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.10%) Linux
6 10 (11.90%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.33%) Unix
8 5 (5.95%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.76%) Android
9 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.57%) Solaris
10 3 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.38%) CentOS
11 2 (2.38%) Debian
11 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
11 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) ITIL
2 11 (13.10%) Migration
3 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (5.95%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (5.95%) Office Automation
5 5 (5.95%) Project Management
6 4 (4.76%) Break/Fix
6 4 (4.76%) Software Distribution
7 3 (3.57%) BCP
7 3 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.38%) Change Management
8 2 (2.38%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.38%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.38%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.95%) A+ Certification
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.95%) MCP
4 3 (3.57%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.19%) Firmware
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) SCCM
2 5 (5.95%) vCenter Server
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (3.57%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.19%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.19%) Packer
5 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.19%) Terraform
5 1 (1.19%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) VMware
3 13 (15.48%) Apple
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco
4 6 (7.14%) Dell
5 5 (5.95%) Citrix
6 4 (4.76%) Remedy
7 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.38%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) NetApp
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle
8 2 (2.38%) Symantec
9 1 (1.19%) Adobe
9 1 (1.19%) Altiris
9 1 (1.19%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.19%) CommVault
9 1 (1.19%) Google
9 1 (1.19%) Lotus
9 1 (1.19%) McAfee
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
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