Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 November 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
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 16 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 9.31% 6.69% 6.77%
As % of the System Software category 67.65% 68.97% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 19
Ipswich median daily rate £250 £255 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £79 £172 £225
90th Percentile £561 £588 £330
Suffolk median daily rate £250 £313 £250
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +36.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Ipswich median hourly rate - - £10.75
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £11.50

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 Ipswich with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Ipswich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 34 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 13.77% 9.70% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 17
Ipswich median daily rate £265 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.90% +29.23% +59.51%
10th Percentile £79 £181 £225
90th Percentile £558 £588 £501
Suffolk median daily rate £250 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -25.93% +3.85% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Ipswich median hourly rate - - £10.75
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £11.50

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Ipswich

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Ipswich

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Ipswich over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Ipswich

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
5 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (34.78%) Office 365
6 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) Workflow
6 7 (30.43%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (30.43%) X++
6 7 (30.43%) MorphX
6 7 (30.43%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (30.43%) WAN
6 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
6 7 (30.43%) .NET
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (30.43%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (26.09%) IIS
7 6 (26.09%) LAN
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) Network Optimisation
7 6 (26.09%) NAS
8 5 (21.74%) High Availability
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Clustering

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (30.43%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (26.09%) IIS
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) WAN
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) NAS
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MorphX
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Security Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Workflow
2 6 (26.09%) Network Optimisation
3 5 (21.74%) High Availability
3 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
4 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Secure Coding
4 4 (17.39%) SIEM
4 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (13.04%) Information Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Data Privacy
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Threat Detection
7 1 (4.35%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) X++
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCIE
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Citrix
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Darktrace
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee
3 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto