Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 19 5
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 11.92% 6.71% 13.79%
As % of the System Software category 77.50% 55.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 30
Luton median daily rate £405 £389 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.18% +0.32% +24.00%
10th Percentile £317 £114 £161
90th Percentile £444 £423 £438
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £158 £388
% change year-on-year +153.97% -59.35% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Luton median hourly rate - - £12.50
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.67 £24.00
% change year-on-year +18.39% -47.21% -20.00%

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 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.38% 12.20% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 38
Luton median daily rate £413 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% +35.42%
10th Percentile £334 £140 £288
90th Percentile £514 £494 £456
Bedfordshire median daily rate £394 £330 £388
% change year-on-year +19.32% -14.84% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Luton median hourly rate - - £12.50
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.67 £24.00
% change year-on-year +18.39% -47.21% -28.89%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 18 (58.06%) Office 365
2 13 (41.94%) ITIL
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) ITIL V3
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
6 9 (29.03%) Migration
7 8 (25.81%) DNS
8 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
8 7 (22.58%) Change Management
8 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (19.35%) Service Design
10 5 (16.13%) DBS Check
10 5 (16.13%) Service Management
10 5 (16.13%) DHCP
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.13%) HP
10 5 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (12.90%) Dell
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (12.90%) Linux
11 4 (12.90%) SQL
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.90%) Retail
11 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (9.68%) IaaS
12 3 (9.68%) Analytics

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 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Office 365
2 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Akamai
3 3 (9.68%) IaaS
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) DHCP
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) Skype
4 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) PABX
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Service Manager
1 10 (32.26%) Service Transition Manager
1 10 (32.26%) Transition Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Specialist
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Migration Specialist
3 6 (19.35%) Migration Specialist
3 6 (19.35%) Office 365 Specialist
4 5 (16.13%) Service Design Manager
5 4 (12.90%) DBA
5 4 (12.90%) SQL DBA
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) CMDB
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL V3
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
4 7 (22.58%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) Service Design
6 5 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
7 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (9.68%) Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) High Availability
8 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.68%) Task Automation
9 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (6.45%) Planning and Forecasting
9 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) XenApp
1 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
1 3 (9.68%) Terraform
2 2 (6.45%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) Dell
4 3 (9.68%) Cloudera
4 3 (9.68%) F5
4 3 (9.68%) Symantec
5 2 (6.45%) Adobe
5 2 (6.45%) Altiris
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) VMware