The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 49 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.27% 5.44% 6.52%
As % of the System Software category 68.06% 69.49% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 15
Median daily rate £400 £400 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £154 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 18
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.23 £27.40 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 59 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.22% 7.84% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 29
Median daily rate £400 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £575 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 18
Median hourly rate £16.88 £26.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.32% +73.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £32.35 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 72 (70.59%) Windows
2 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 34 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 33 (32.35%) Citrix
5 28 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (25.49%) VMware
7 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (21.57%) Windows 7
9 20 (19.61%) MS Excel
10 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
10 19 (18.63%) Migration
11 18 (17.65%) MS Office
11 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (17.65%) SCCM
12 16 (15.69%) SQL Server
13 15 (14.71%) Firewall
13 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (14.71%) Office 365
14 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (12.75%) ITIL
14 13 (12.75%) IBM
15 12 (11.76%) WAN
15 12 (11.76%) SQL
16 11 (10.78%) Project Management
16 11 (10.78%) LAN
16 11 (10.78%) DNS
16 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
16 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (10.78%) Hybrid Cloud

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.80%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.84%) IBM Notes
5 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.90%) IBM Domino
6 5 (4.90%) IIS
7 4 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.98%) IBM Connections
10 1 (0.98%) iPlanet
Applications
1 20 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.98%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (14.71%) Office 365
2 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.96%) IaaS
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) Firewall
2 12 (11.76%) WAN
3 11 (10.78%) DNS
3 11 (10.78%) LAN
4 8 (7.84%) DHCP
5 7 (6.86%) SSL
5 7 (6.86%) VPN
6 6 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.88%) Wireless
7 5 (4.90%) Internet
7 5 (4.90%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (4.90%) Skype
8 4 (3.92%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.94%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.94%) LDAP
9 3 (2.94%) SAN
9 3 (2.94%) TACACS
9 3 (2.94%) VLAN
10 2 (1.96%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MSI
2 1 (0.98%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.98%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Banking
2 3 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (1.96%) German Language
3 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) French Language
4 1 (0.98%) Law
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.65%) Analyst
2 15 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Architect
5 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (6.86%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.88%) Migration Architect
6 6 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.90%) Administrator
7 5 (4.90%) IT Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) IT Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Consultant
8 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Server Support
8 4 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.96%) CSS
2 2 (1.96%) HTML
2 2 (1.96%) XMPP
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.98%) jQuery
3 1 (0.98%) MAPI
3 1 (0.98%) SOAP
3 1 (0.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.90%) Replication
5 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.98%) CMDB
8 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.98%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.98%) Informatics
8 1 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.98%) PDA
8 1 (0.98%) PKI
8 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 72 (70.59%) Windows
2 34 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 28 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (21.57%) Windows 7
6 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (8.82%) Linux
7 9 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.86%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.94%) Unix
11 2 (1.96%) Android
11 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.98%) Fedora
12 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Migration
2 13 (12.75%) ITIL
3 11 (10.78%) Project Management
4 6 (5.88%) Server Building
5 4 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (3.92%) Logistics
5 4 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (2.94%) Line Management
6 3 (2.94%) Presales
6 3 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.94%) Server Hardening
6 3 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (2.94%) SIEM
6 3 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (1.96%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) SQL
2 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.94%) C#
4 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.96%) VBScript
5 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.92%) LPIC
4 4 (3.92%) MCSA
5 3 (2.94%) MCSE
6 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.96%) MCITP
6 2 (1.96%) MCP
7 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.98%) CCNA
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.98%) CISSP
7 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.98%) MCAD
7 1 (0.98%) MCSD
7 1 (0.98%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.86%) XenDesktop
3 6 (5.88%) XenServer
4 4 (3.92%) Firmware
4 4 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.94%) vSphere
6 2 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (17.65%) SCCM
2 9 (8.82%) SCOM
3 8 (7.84%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.88%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.94%) WSUS
6 2 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.98%) DameWare
7 1 (0.98%) Puppet
7 1 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 33 (32.35%) Citrix
3 26 (25.49%) VMware
4 13 (12.75%) IBM
5 10 (9.80%) Sophos
6 8 (7.84%) Cisco
6 8 (7.84%) Lotus
7 7 (6.86%) Dell
8 6 (5.88%) Rackspace
9 5 (4.90%) NetApp
10 4 (3.92%) HP
10 4 (3.92%) Juniper
10 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.94%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.94%) Veeam
12 2 (1.96%) Adobe
12 2 (1.96%) Google
12 2 (1.96%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.96%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
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