Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 29 11
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.69% 3.48% 10.51%
As % of the System Software category 77.50% 34.48% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 26
Luton median daily rate £400 £391 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +0.77% +34.78%
10th Percentile £182 £208 £118
90th Percentile £475 £416 £438
Bedfordshire median daily rate £388 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +19.23% -16.13% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Luton median hourly rate £105.00 - £13.00
10th Percentile £97.50 - £12.50
90th Percentile £112.50 - £13.50
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.17 £11.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year +36.53% -66.17% +16.67%

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 40 29 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 13.79% 10.10% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 34
Luton median daily rate £413 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +8.39% +55.00%
10th Percentile £153 £231 £126
90th Percentile £513 £491 £438
Bedfordshire median daily rate £394 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -1.56% +11.11% +22.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Luton median hourly rate £105.00 - £29.54
10th Percentile £97.50 - £15.86
90th Percentile £112.50 - £42.81
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.17 £11.84 £40.00
% change year-on-year +36.53% -70.40% +60.00%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) Office 365
3 14 (45.16%) ITIL
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (29.03%) ITIL V3
6 9 (29.03%) DNS
7 8 (25.81%) VLAN
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) Symantec
8 7 (22.58%) Service Management
8 7 (22.58%) Firewall
8 7 (22.58%) Migration
8 7 (22.58%) Service Design
8 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (19.35%) VMware
9 6 (19.35%) Retail
9 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.13%) Citrix
10 5 (16.13%) Apple
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.90%) IIS
11 4 (12.90%) MySQL
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle
11 4 (12.90%) Web Services
11 4 (12.90%) Apache

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 (12.90%) Apache
1 4 (12.90%) CMS
1 4 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Office 365
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (12.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (12.90%) Akamai
4 4 (12.90%) IaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 8 (25.81%) VLAN
3 7 (22.58%) Firewall
4 4 (12.90%) BIG-IP
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.68%) VPN
6 2 (6.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Service Manager
1 9 (29.03%) Service Transition Manager
1 9 (29.03%) Transition Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Service Design Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) CMDB
1 4 (12.90%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) CCTV
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL V3
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (22.58%) Service Design
3 7 (22.58%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) High Availability
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Software Distribution
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (12.90%) Task Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
1 4 (12.90%) Jamf Pro
1 4 (12.90%) Terraform
2 2 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Symantec
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Apple
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) Adobe
5 4 (12.90%) Altiris
5 4 (12.90%) Cloudera
5 4 (12.90%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) HP