Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 17 December 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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 6.80% 12.96% 8.75%
As % of the System Software category 43.48% 70.00% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Stevenage median daily rate £347 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.88% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £297 £270 £120
90th Percentile £403 £453 £300
Hertfordshire median daily rate £361 £270 £325
% change year-on-year +33.70% -16.92% +41.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.93% +6.76%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.90 £11.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +38.28% -19.30% -33.72%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 23 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 15.65% 18.52% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Stevenage median daily rate £347 £425 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.35% +91.01% -44.38%
10th Percentile £254 £285 £120
90th Percentile £495 £559 £294
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Stevenage median hourly rate £46.50 £10.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +365.00% -25.93% +3.85%
10th Percentile £28.50 £10.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £10.00 £21.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £11.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +46.13% -20.69% -32.56%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Stevenage

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Stevenage

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Stevenage over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Stevenage

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) Brocade
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
4 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
4 3 (30.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) CCDP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) DWDM
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) DDNS

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) DDNS
3 3 (30.00%) DWDM
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Support
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Application Packager
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CCDP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) PTC
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy