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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 9.68% 11.00% 17.36%
As % of the System Software category 90.00% 84.62% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £193 £105 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -55.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -56.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £10.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10 13 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 10.75% 13.00% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Median daily rate £193 £174 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% -50.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -56.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £10.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 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 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

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Peterborough over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server

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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Altiris
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £17500 - £19500
Posted: 3 days ago