Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 21 January 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
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 17 33
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.63% 6.74% 2.69%
As % of the System Software category 36.67% 71.67% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 11
Northampton median daily rate £414 £288 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -15.44% +115.87%
Northamptonshire median daily rate £328 £300 £340
% change year-on-year +9.17% -11.76% +183.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 7
Northampton median hourly rate £18.90 £11.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.85% +6.82% -
10th Percentile £18.70 £10.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.10 £17.80 £13.60
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.95 £11.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year +27.23% +6.82% -

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 Northampton with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 30 60 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 7.16% 9.40% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 20
Northampton median daily rate £350 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £280 £150 £193
90th Percentile £438 £400 £453
Northamptonshire median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 6
Northampton median hourly rate £18.90 £12.38 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.73% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £18.70 £10.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.10 £19.99 £14.13
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.95 £13.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% +18.18% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Northampton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Northampton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Northampton over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Northampton

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
4 4 (36.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) SCOM
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (9.09%) PKI
7 1 (9.09%) SCCM
7 1 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) Kaseya
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) VSAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) VCAP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Kaseya