Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 32 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.51% 3.70% 3.06%
As % of the System Software category 38.64% 50.00% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 10
Northampton median daily rate £303 £184 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.63% -26.50% -39.39%
10th Percentile £197 £110 £168
90th Percentile £526 £372 £407
Northamptonshire median daily rate £356 £210 £276
% change year-on-year +69.64% -23.91% -13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £18.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.43% +66.67% -13.46%
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £16.13 £13.00
% change year-on-year -30.73% +24.04% -10.34%

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 Northampton with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 44 32 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 9.07% 7.39% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 33
Northampton median daily rate £338 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £281 £110 £179
90th Percentile £558 £515 £475
Northamptonshire median daily rate £344 £315 £400
% change year-on-year +9.13% -21.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £18.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.43% +66.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £10.35 £18.63 £9.93
90th Percentile £11.37 £18.88 £13.18
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £18.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year -40.43% +44.23% -10.34%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) SCCM
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) MCSE
5 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (5.88%) Pega PRPC
6 1 (5.88%) Case Management
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) BMC
6 1 (5.88%) zOS
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) EAI

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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Documentum
2 1 (5.88%) FileNet
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Pega PRPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.88%) Case Management
1 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
1 1 (5.88%) Document Management
1 1 (5.88%) EAI
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
1 1 (5.88%) KYC
1 1 (5.88%) Migration
1 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
1 1 (5.88%) Project Management
1 1 (5.88%) SDLC
1 1 (5.88%) Server Building
1 1 (5.88%) Server Patching
1 1 (5.88%) SOA
1 1 (5.88%) Use Case
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) Pega
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO