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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 49 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.95% 9.21% 5.75%
As % of the System Software category 68.06% 67.78% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 17
Median daily rate £293 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.25% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £140 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £433 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.02% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.95 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -0.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £10.41 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.65 £19.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 90 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.21% 13.60% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 23
Median daily rate £293 £288 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £161 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 14
Median hourly rate £17.75 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £10.93 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £42.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 77 (74.04%) Windows
2 55 (52.88%) Microsoft
3 34 (32.69%) VMware
3 34 (32.69%) Windows Server
4 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (26.92%) Office 365
5 25 (24.04%) Citrix
6 21 (20.19%) MS Exchange
7 20 (19.23%) Skype for Business
8 19 (18.27%) MS Office
9 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
9 18 (17.31%) SCCM
10 17 (16.35%) Windows 7
10 17 (16.35%) Skype
11 16 (15.38%) SQL
12 15 (14.42%) LDAP
12 15 (14.42%) Cisco
13 14 (13.46%) DNS
13 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
14 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (12.50%) DHCP
15 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
15 12 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (11.54%) Unified Communications
16 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
16 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
16 11 (10.58%) SharePoint
16 11 (10.58%) Migration
17 10 (9.62%) Service Delivery

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 21 (20.19%) MS Exchange
2 20 (19.23%) Skype for Business
3 11 (10.58%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.85%) IIS
7 3 (2.88%) IBM Domino
7 3 (2.88%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.96%) CMS
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.96%) IBM Connections
8 1 (0.96%) iPlanet
Applications
1 19 (18.27%) MS Office
2 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (26.92%) Office 365
2 6 (5.77%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.77%) OneDrive
2 6 (5.77%) Yammer
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.96%) IaaS
4 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.35%) Skype
2 15 (14.42%) LDAP
3 14 (13.46%) DNS
4 13 (12.50%) DHCP
5 12 (11.54%) Unified Communications
6 9 (8.65%) WAN
7 8 (7.69%) VoIP
8 7 (6.73%) LAN
9 6 (5.77%) H.323
9 6 (5.77%) Kerberos
9 6 (5.77%) PBX
10 5 (4.81%) Firewall
11 4 (3.85%) Internet
11 4 (3.85%) SAN
11 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
12 3 (2.88%) VLAN
12 3 (2.88%) Wireless
13 2 (1.92%) Network Security
13 2 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MSI
2 3 (2.88%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (4.81%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Retail
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Private Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) French Language
5 1 (0.96%) German Language
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (8.65%) Analyst
1 9 (8.65%) Consultant
1 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 7 (6.73%) Operations Manager
3 7 (6.73%) Support Manager
4 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (5.77%) Desktop Support
4 6 (5.77%) Lync Engineer
4 6 (5.77%) Messaging Engineer
5 5 (4.81%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
5 5 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (4.81%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Architect
6 4 (3.85%) IT Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) IT Support
7 3 (2.88%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) XMPP
2 2 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) CSS
3 1 (0.96%) HTML
3 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.65%) PKI
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Replication
5 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) PMI
7 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (74.04%) Windows
2 34 (32.69%) Windows Server
3 17 (16.35%) Windows 7
4 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.65%) Windows 10
7 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.77%) Linux
9 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.85%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.88%) Android
11 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.58%) Migration
2 10 (9.62%) Service Delivery
3 9 (8.65%) ITIL
4 8 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
5 7 (6.73%) Identity Management
5 7 (6.73%) Patch Management
6 6 (5.77%) Email Filtering
6 6 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.81%) CRM
7 5 (4.81%) E-Discovery
8 3 (2.88%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.88%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.88%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.88%) Ticket Management
8 3 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.92%) Change Control
9 2 (1.92%) Line Management
9 2 (1.92%) Programme Governance
9 2 (1.92%) Server Building
9 2 (1.92%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.92%) C
3 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) Java
4 1 (0.96%) PHP
4 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
1 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.81%) MCITP
3 5 (4.81%) MCSE
4 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.92%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.96%) CCNA
6 1 (0.96%) CCNP
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.96%) MCDST
6 1 (0.96%) MCSA
6 1 (0.96%) MCTS
6 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 8 (7.69%) XenApp
3 6 (5.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.92%) vSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Docker
6 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) SCCM
2 10 (9.62%) SCOM
3 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (5.77%) Nagios
5 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (52.88%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.69%) VMware
3 25 (24.04%) Citrix
4 15 (14.42%) Cisco
5 9 (8.65%) SolarWinds
6 8 (7.69%) Veeam
7 5 (4.81%) HP
8 3 (2.88%) Dell
8 3 (2.88%) Juniper
8 3 (2.88%) Kronos
8 3 (2.88%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.88%) Lotus
8 3 (2.88%) NetApp
8 3 (2.88%) Sophos
8 3 (2.88%) Symantec
9 2 (1.92%) IBM
9 2 (1.92%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.92%) SAP
9 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.96%) Sun
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