Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 13 26
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 -20
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.25% 8.26% 5.50%
As % of the System Software category 69.57% 60.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 15
Luton median daily rate £283 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.10% +29.17% -17.24%
10th Percentile £114 £150 £113
90th Percentile £408 £419 £385
Bedfordshire median daily rate £130 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -65.33% +15.38% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Luton median hourly rate - £12.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.00% +185.71%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.33 £12.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% -60.00% +98.02%

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 23 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 7.54% 13.76% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 16
Luton median daily rate £300 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +47.83% -20.69%
10th Percentile £114 £189 £113
90th Percentile £481 £484 £406
Bedfordshire median daily rate £160 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -60.00% +17.65% -6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Luton median hourly rate - £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +42.86%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.33 £12.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% -65.71% +100.00%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) Office 365
4 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) MCSE
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) IPsec
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Legal
5 3 (18.75%) H.323
5 3 (18.75%) Replication
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) CommVault
5 3 (18.75%) Apple
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) MCSA
5 3 (18.75%) SSL
5 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange

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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) H.323
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) IPsec
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) PSTN
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Business Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (12.50%) IT Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Service Design Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Presales
3 3 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Hardware Maintenance
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Governance
5 1 (6.25%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) MCSA
3 2 (12.50%) DBS Check
3 2 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) CCA
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Apple
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) CommVault
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
4 2 (12.50%) GFI Software
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas
4 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard