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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 17 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 39 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.26% 6.43% 9.80%
As % of the System Software category 51.32% 50.00% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 26
Median daily rate £145 £233 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.63% -28.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £152 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 20
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.05 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £60.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

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 76 80 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.15% 12.86% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 34
Median daily rate £328 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.60% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £172 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 21
Median hourly rate £18.25 £47.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.57% +239.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.28 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +4 19 £143 -20.83% 5
Peterborough -3 11 £318 -15.33% 5
Huntingdon -1 5 £130 -50.94% 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 53 (65.43%) Windows
2 41 (50.62%) Microsoft
3 32 (39.51%) Windows 7
4 25 (30.86%) Windows Server
5 24 (29.63%) MS Office
6 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
7 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (22.22%) ITIL
9 16 (19.75%) VMware
10 15 (18.52%) DNS
10 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (17.28%) DHCP
11 14 (17.28%) VPN
12 13 (16.05%) Linux
13 12 (14.81%) Citrix
13 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
14 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
14 11 (13.58%) Migration
15 10 (12.35%) Apple
15 10 (12.35%) SCCM
15 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (12.35%) Windows 10
16 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (11.11%) Degree
16 9 (11.11%) LDAP
17 8 (9.88%) SLA
17 8 (9.88%) Project Management
17 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
17 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
17 8 (9.88%) Office 365

Active Directory
Top Related 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 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.41%) IIS
4 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.23%) nginx
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (29.63%) MS Office
2 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Office 365
2 5 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) DNS
2 14 (17.28%) DHCP
2 14 (17.28%) VPN
3 9 (11.11%) LDAP
4 5 (6.17%) LAN
4 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.94%) Firewall
5 4 (4.94%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.47%) ADSL
6 2 (2.47%) SAN
6 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.23%) Internet
7 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.23%) NAS
7 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.23%) Skype
7 1 (1.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (13.58%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (12.35%) Service Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Administrator
6 8 (9.88%) IT Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) IT Support
6 8 (9.88%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support
8 6 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Support
9 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) System Design Authority
10 4 (4.94%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) OAuth
1 4 (4.94%) SAML
1 4 (4.94%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.47%) .NET
3 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.23%) FastCGI
3 1 (1.23%) JSON
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.41%) Smartphone
4 5 (6.17%) Clustering
5 4 (4.94%) PKI
6 3 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.23%) Handset
8 1 (1.23%) iPad
8 1 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (65.43%) Windows
2 32 (39.51%) Windows 7
3 25 (30.86%) Windows Server
4 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (16.05%) Linux
7 10 (12.35%) Windows 10
8 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.94%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.23%) Solaris
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (13.58%) Migration
3 8 (9.88%) Project Management
4 7 (8.64%) Data Migration
5 6 (7.41%) Office Automation
5 6 (7.41%) PRINCE
5 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.17%) Requirements Management
7 4 (4.94%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.70%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.23%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.23%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.23%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.23%) System Testing
9 1 (1.23%) Validation
9 1 (1.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) C
3 2 (2.47%) SQL
4 1 (1.23%) Perl
4 1 (1.23%) PHP
4 1 (1.23%) Python
4 1 (1.23%) Tcl
4 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) A+ Certification
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.70%) MCP
7 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.47%) MCSE
8 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.23%) MCSA
8 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 7 (8.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.94%) XenApp
3 1 (1.23%) Firmware
3 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) SCCM
2 6 (7.41%) WSUS
3 5 (6.17%) DameWare
3 5 (6.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.23%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.23%) SCSM
5 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (50.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) VMware
3 12 (14.81%) Citrix
4 10 (12.35%) Apple
5 7 (8.64%) Dell
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle
6 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.17%) Remedy
8 4 (4.94%) Cisco
8 4 (4.94%) HP
8 4 (4.94%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.47%) Adobe
9 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.47%) IBM
9 2 (2.47%) Symantec
10 1 (1.23%) Altiris
10 1 (1.23%) Google
10 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.23%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.23%) Lotus
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