Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 20 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 26 12
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 9.40% 5.39% 9.41%
As % of the System Software category 68.18% 62.50% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 34
Suffolk median daily rate £250 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +36.99%
10th Percentile £81 £155 £131
90th Percentile £555 £595 £406
East of England median daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% +31.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £11.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.84 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.06% - -

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 Suffolk with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 44 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 13.79% 8.62% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 32
Suffolk median daily rate £250 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.93% +3.85% +62.50%
10th Percentile £84 £176 £156
90th Percentile £554 £588 £501
East of England median daily rate £361 £345 £333
% change year-on-year +4.64% +3.76% +20.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £11.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Suffolk

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Suffolk

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Suffolk over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Suffolk

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Suffolk

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +5 23 £250 -1.96%
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £175 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (40.00%) Citrix
5 11 (36.67%) Office 365
6 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (33.33%) VMware
7 9 (30.00%) WAN
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (26.67%) LAN
9 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
9 7 (23.33%) .NET
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (23.33%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (23.33%) Workflow
9 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
9 7 (23.33%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (23.33%) X++
9 7 (23.33%) MorphX
9 7 (23.33%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (20.00%) NAS
10 6 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
10 6 (20.00%) Firewall
10 6 (20.00%) SAN
10 6 (20.00%) IIS
11 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (23.33%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Site Server
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) WAN
2 8 (26.67%) LAN
3 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) NAS
3 6 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) MPLS
4 2 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MorphX
2 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) French Language
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Analyst
1 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Security Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Integration Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Workflow
2 6 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
3 5 (16.67%) High Availability
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Secure Coding
4 4 (13.33%) SIEM
4 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (10.00%) Information Management
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.67%) Data Privacy
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) X++
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCIE
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) GDPR
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.67%) Darktrace
4 2 (6.67%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto