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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 49 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.59% 5.70% 8.16%
As % of the System Software category 71.01% 60.27% 65.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £220 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -22.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £130 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £340 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +55.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
69 73 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.29% 9.46% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 47
Average daily rate £319 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £410 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £11.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +72.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £10.57 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.75 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 45 (52.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (34.88%) VMware
4 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (29.07%) Citrix
6 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (24.42%) Windows 7
8 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
8 18 (20.93%) Migration
9 17 (19.77%) MS Exchange
9 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (15.12%) Windows XP
11 12 (13.95%) Office 365
11 12 (13.95%) SCCM
12 11 (12.79%) WAN
12 11 (12.79%) Finance
13 10 (11.63%) LAN
13 10 (11.63%) MS Office
13 10 (11.63%) VPN
13 10 (11.63%) DNS
13 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (11.63%) Lync
14 9 (10.47%) Firewall
15 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
15 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
15 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
16 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (8.14%) DHCP
16 7 (8.14%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 17 (19.77%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) Lync
3 6 (6.98%) WorkSite
4 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.33%) IIS
7 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.63%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.33%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Eikon
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) Office 365
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) Yammer
3 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) WAN
2 10 (11.63%) LAN
2 10 (11.63%) VPN
2 10 (11.63%) DNS
3 9 (10.47%) Firewall
4 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.14%) DHCP
5 7 (8.14%) SAN
6 4 (4.65%) LDAP
7 3 (3.49%) VoIP
7 3 (3.49%) Wireless
7 3 (3.49%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.49%) Skype
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.33%) Network Security
8 2 (2.33%) NAS
9 1 (1.16%) Junos
9 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.16%) Broadband
9 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MSI
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Legal
3 4 (4.65%) Law
4 3 (3.49%) Front Office
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Advertising
5 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Analyst
2 12 (13.95%) Server Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Service Analyst
3 8 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Consultant
5 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.81%) Administrator
6 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Office 365 Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.16%) Flash
2 1 (1.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.49%) Clustering
2 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.16%) PKI
4 1 (1.16%) PDA
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
4 1 (1.16%) NHS
4 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (24.42%) Windows 7
5 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (15.12%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.65%) Linux
7 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.49%) UNIX
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.33%) Solaris
9 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Migration
2 7 (8.14%) ITIL
3 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
3 4 (4.65%) Project Management
3 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
3 4 (4.65%) Patch Management
4 3 (3.49%) Capacity Management
4 3 (3.49%) Software Licensing
4 3 (3.49%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (3.49%) Strategic Management
4 3 (3.49%) Budget Control
4 3 (3.49%) E-Discovery
4 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.49%) Service Management
4 3 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.33%) Validation
5 2 (2.33%) CRM
5 2 (2.33%) Time Management
5 2 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) VB
3 2 (2.33%) VBA
3 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.98%) MCSE
3 4 (4.65%) MCP
4 3 (3.49%) MCSA
5 2 (2.33%) MCTS
5 2 (2.33%) MCITP
6 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) CCA
6 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.16%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.16%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.16%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) XenApp
4 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.49%) vSphere
5 2 (2.33%) XenServer
5 2 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.33%) MetaFrame
5 2 (2.33%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.16%) Xen
6 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) SCOM
3 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.16%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.16%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.16%) Puppet
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 45 (52.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (34.88%) VMware
3 25 (29.07%) Citrix
4 7 (8.14%) Cisco
5 4 (4.65%) Symantec
5 4 (4.65%) Veeam
6 3 (3.49%) Yahoo!
6 3 (3.49%) Reuters
6 3 (3.49%) NetApp
6 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle
6 3 (3.49%) HP
7 2 (2.33%) Progress
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) Autodesk
7 2 (2.33%) AppSense
8 1 (1.16%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.16%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.16%) Acronis
8 1 (1.16%) Spiceworks
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