Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 23 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 21 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.56% 13.61% 8.87%
As % of the System Software category 51.22% 74.07% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 23
Luton median daily rate £389 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +29.17% -17.24%
10th Percentile £114 £193 £113
90th Percentile £423 £438 £374
Bedfordshire median daily rate £140 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -63.87% +29.17% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Luton median hourly rate - £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -58.33% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.84 £13.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -8.92% -56.67% +172.73%

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 Luton with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 41 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 12.81% 18.37% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 23
Luton median daily rate £400 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +37.50% -17.24%
10th Percentile £140 £347 £113
90th Percentile £494 £456 £379
Bedfordshire median daily rate £325 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -16.13% +29.17% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Luton median hourly rate - £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.50% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.84 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.92% -62.86% +91.78%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Luton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Luton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Luton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Luton

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Luton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Office 365
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
5 5 (23.81%) SCCM
5 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) MCSE
5 5 (23.81%) MCSA
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) XenApp
5 5 (23.81%) Service Design
5 5 (23.81%) Programme Governance
5 5 (23.81%) Remediation Plan
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) IPsec
7 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Legal
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Retail

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) H.323
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) IPsec
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) MPLS
2 3 (14.29%) PSTN
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Service Design Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Service Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Service Transition Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Transition Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Migration Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Business Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
3 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Programme Governance
3 5 (23.81%) Remediation Plan
3 5 (23.81%) Service Design
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (14.29%) Presales
5 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (9.52%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSA
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) CCA
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) GFI Software
4 2 (9.52%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec