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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 10.64% 14.81% 13.57%
As % of the System Software category 62.50% 92.31% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £318 £375 £144
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +160.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £195 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £405 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £323 £300
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £20.75 £9.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.42% -32.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £9.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £9.50 £21.00
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 Peterborough with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 16 13 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 17.02% 16.05% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Median daily rate £238 £375 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.66% +227.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £195 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £405 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £20.75 £9.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.42% -32.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Peterborough over the 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Peterborough

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (5.00%) Altiris
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging

Active Directory
Top Related 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 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure 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 Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Application Virtualisation
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Citrix
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Altiris
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus
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