Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 27 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.51% 2.25% 4.11%
As % of the System Software category 76.92% 35.71% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 9
Luton median daily rate £325 £175 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% +25.00% -65.00%
10th Percentile £118 £163 £113
90th Percentile £475 £188 £228
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £155 £175
% change year-on-year +93.55% -11.43% -56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Luton median hourly rate £105.00 - £14.00
10th Percentile £97.50 - £13.20
90th Percentile £112.50 - £14.80
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.17 - £27.50

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 Luton with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 26 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.47% 6.31% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 14
Luton median daily rate £363 £425 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +150.00% -57.50%
10th Percentile £108 £203 £113
90th Percentile £475 £563 £389
Bedfordshire median daily rate £314 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -19.03% +19.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Luton median hourly rate £105.00 - £15.00
10th Percentile £97.50 - £13.40
90th Percentile £112.50 - £39.86
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.17 - £35.78

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 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 Luton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Office 365
3 10 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 8 (40.00%) DNS
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (35.00%) Firewall
6 7 (35.00%) Symantec
7 6 (30.00%) Citrix
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (30.00%) VLAN
7 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Private Cloud
9 4 (20.00%) VPN
9 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
9 4 (20.00%) Apache
9 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (20.00%) IIS

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 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) Akamai
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) IaaS
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) DHCP
3 6 (30.00%) VLAN
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) NAS
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
8 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Design Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) CMDB
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) CCTV
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.00%) Android
7 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Design
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
2 2 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (10.00%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.00%) Terraform
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Symantec
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Apple
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) CommVault
7 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (10.00%) Adobe
7 2 (10.00%) Altiris
7 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) EqualLogic
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) NetApp
7 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.00%) Veritas
8 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
8 1 (5.00%) F5