The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 3 months to 29 March 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
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 9 3
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 22 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 3.55% 11.34% 25.52%
As % of the System Software category 29.41% 75.86% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 32
Median daily rate £95 £345 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -72.46% +76.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -5.46% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 15
Median hourly rate £9.50 £20.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.21% +72.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 17 29 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 12.06% 14.95% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 36
Median daily rate £365 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £161 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £600 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 21
Median hourly rate £9.50 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.50% -6.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Norfolk

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Norfolk

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Norfolk

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -5 3 £95 -38.70%
King's Lynn - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Local Government
4 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) MCP
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (9.09%) SystmOne
5 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Sophos
5 1 (9.09%) SAN

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Migration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Sophos