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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 53 64 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.82% 10.58% 8.22%
As % of the System Software category 62.35% 82.05% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 17
Average daily rate £283 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £123 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £26.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
85 78 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.54% 12.89% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £150 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £420 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £12.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 80 (72.73%) Windows
2 48 (43.64%) Microsoft
3 41 (37.27%) Windows 7
4 40 (36.36%) Citrix
5 33 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 28 (25.45%) MS Exchange
7 27 (24.55%) MS Office
7 27 (24.55%) ITIL
8 24 (21.82%) Windows Server
9 23 (20.91%) Blackberry
10 20 (18.18%) VMware
10 20 (18.18%) Office 365
10 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (17.27%) Finance
12 18 (16.36%) Legal
13 17 (15.45%) Law
13 17 (15.45%) SCCM
14 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
14 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (14.55%) iManage
14 16 (14.55%) Migration
15 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (10.91%) LAN
16 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
17 11 (10.00%) WAN
17 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
18 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
18 10 (9.09%) Sophos
18 10 (9.09%) Skype for Business
18 10 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.64%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.82%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (24.55%) MS Office
2 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.73%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.91%) IaaS
3 1 (0.91%) PaaS
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) LAN
2 11 (10.00%) WAN
3 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.18%) VPN
4 8 (7.27%) DHCP
4 8 (7.27%) DNS
4 8 (7.27%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (7.27%) Wireless
5 6 (5.45%) Skype
6 5 (4.55%) Firewall
7 3 (2.73%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.73%) SAN
8 2 (1.82%) Internet
8 2 (1.82%) VoIP
8 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.91%) ADSL
9 1 (0.91%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.91%) NAS
9 1 (0.91%) Network Security
9 1 (0.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) InstallShield
General
1 19 (17.27%) Finance
2 18 (16.36%) Legal
3 17 (15.45%) Law
4 5 (4.55%) Advertising
4 5 (4.55%) German Language
5 3 (2.73%) Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Billing
6 2 (1.82%) Front Office
6 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.91%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (29.09%) Analyst
2 22 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 17 (15.45%) Service Analyst
3 17 (15.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Legal Analyst
6 10 (9.09%) Consultant
7 8 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.27%) Desktop Support
7 8 (7.27%) IT Support
7 8 (7.27%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Administrator
9 6 (5.45%) IT Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
1 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.82%) iPad
5 2 (1.82%) iPhone
6 1 (0.91%) Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (72.73%) Windows
2 41 (37.27%) Windows 7
3 33 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 24 (21.82%) Windows Server
5 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) ITIL
2 16 (14.55%) Migration
3 8 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (6.36%) Service Management
5 5 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.64%) Asset Management
6 4 (3.64%) Project Management
7 3 (2.73%) Budget Control
7 3 (2.73%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.73%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (2.73%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.73%) SIEM
7 3 (2.73%) Software Licensing
7 3 (2.73%) Strategic Management
7 3 (2.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (2.73%) Web Filtering
8 2 (1.82%) Change Control
8 2 (1.82%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.82%) Java
2 2 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (0.91%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.64%) MCSE
5 3 (2.73%) MCP
6 2 (1.82%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.82%) MCSA
7 1 (0.91%) CCNA
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.91%) CISSP
7 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.73%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.82%) XenApp
5 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (15.45%) SCCM
2 3 (2.73%) WSUS
3 2 (1.82%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 40 (36.36%) Citrix
3 20 (18.18%) VMware
4 16 (14.55%) iManage
5 10 (9.09%) Sophos
6 9 (8.18%) Dell
7 8 (7.27%) Cisco
8 4 (3.64%) Lotus
9 3 (2.73%) HP
9 3 (2.73%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.82%) Apple
10 2 (1.82%) Mitel
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle
10 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.82%) Symantec
11 1 (0.91%) Altiris
11 1 (0.91%) arcserve
11 1 (0.91%) Dell KACE
11 1 (0.91%) EMC
11 1 (0.91%) ProCurve
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £100 - £200 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago