Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 23 November 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 32 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 8.72% 9.69% 16.67%
As % of the System Software category 71.11% 91.67% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 21
Peterborough median daily rate £260 £140 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.38% -44.20% +42.86%
10th Percentile £169 £97 £80
90th Percentile £273 £227 £275
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £219 £350 £250
% change year-on-year -37.50% +40.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 19
Peterborough median hourly rate £12.25 £11.83 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.59% -10.75% -15.87%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £19.00 £12.75 £24.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.84 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +23.67% -11.11% -32.50%

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 Peterborough with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 45 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 12.26% 10.57% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 15
Peterborough median daily rate £285 £140 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +104.30% -44.20% +25.00%
10th Percentile £198 £97 £77
90th Percentile £545 £227 £458
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 19
Peterborough median hourly rate £12.25 £11.83 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.59% -10.75% -15.87%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £19.00 £12.75 £24.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year +190.91% - -45.00%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Peterborough

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Peterborough

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Peterborough over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Peterborough

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) LAN
3 10 (31.25%) WAN
3 10 (31.25%) SAN
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) HP
4 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
4 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 5 (15.63%) Firewall
8 5 (15.63%) Wireless
8 5 (15.63%) Change Control
9 4 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
9 4 (12.50%) HP Storage
9 4 (12.50%) Network Management
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (12.50%) VMware
9 4 (12.50%) Unix
9 4 (12.50%) arcserve

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) SAS
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) LAN
1 10 (31.25%) SAN
1 10 (31.25%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) CTI
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Support Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Server Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Server Support
6 4 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.38%) Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) HP Storage
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (15.63%) Change Control
3 4 (12.50%) Network Management
3 4 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Break/Fix
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco
1 9 (28.13%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) arcserve
2 4 (12.50%) CA
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Bomgar
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) CommVault
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec