The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 42 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.97% 7.08% 3.89%
As % of the System Software category 67.74% 67.19% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 14
Average daily rate
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£190 £300 £209
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +43.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £216 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £441 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.11 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.60 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
62 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.81% 10.54% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 21
Average daily rate £300 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £218 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.11 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.60 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
Active Directory
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 70 (89.74%) Windows
2 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 31 (39.74%) Windows 7
4 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 23 (29.49%) VMware
7 22 (28.21%) MS Exchange
7 22 (28.21%) TCP/IP
7 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 14 (17.95%) SQL
9 14 (17.95%) DNS
10 13 (16.67%) Citrix
10 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (14.10%) WAN
12 11 (14.10%) DHCP
13 10 (12.82%) Migration
14 9 (11.54%) SAN
14 9 (11.54%) MS Office
15 8 (10.26%) IBM Notes
15 8 (10.26%) Lotus
16 7 (8.97%) IBM
16 7 (8.97%) ITIL
16 7 (8.97%) .NET
16 7 (8.97%) XenApp
16 7 (8.97%) vSphere
16 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
17 6 (7.69%) Data Migration

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 22 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.26%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.13%) IIS
4 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.56%) WorkSite
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.56%) Lync
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) TCP/IP
2 14 (17.95%) DNS
3 11 (14.10%) WAN
3 11 (14.10%) DHCP
4 9 (11.54%) SAN
5 6 (7.69%) LDAP
5 6 (7.69%) VPN
5 6 (7.69%) ADSL
5 6 (7.69%) DDNS
6 5 (6.41%) LAN
7 3 (3.85%) IPv4
7 3 (3.85%) IPv6
7 3 (3.85%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) VoIP
8 2 (2.56%) Wireless
9 1 (1.28%) Firewall
9 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.85%) DB2
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MSI
2 1 (1.28%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.41%) Legal
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.26%) Support Technician
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) IT Support
7 6 (7.69%) Service Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Applications Support Technician
9 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Technician
9 4 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) J2EE
2 6 (7.69%) SOAP
2 6 (7.69%) JMS
3 3 (3.85%) COM+
3 3 (3.85%) DCOM
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) WCF
4 1 (1.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Clustering
1 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.56%) FMCG
3 1 (1.28%) Replication
3 1 (1.28%) AS400
3 1 (1.28%) NHS
3 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 70 (89.74%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Windows 7
3 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.41%) Windows 2000
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.56%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.56%) Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Solaris
10 1 (1.28%) UNIX
10 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Migration
2 7 (8.97%) ITIL
3 6 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 6 (7.69%) EAI
3 6 (7.69%) SOA
3 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.56%) Wealth Management
5 2 (2.56%) Fund Management
5 2 (2.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.28%) Change Management
6 1 (1.28%) Online Security
6 1 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.28%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.28%) High Availability
6 1 (1.28%) Change Control
6 1 (1.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (2.56%) C
5 1 (1.28%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.97%) XenApp
2 7 (8.97%) vSphere
3 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.56%) XenServer
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) SCCM
1 3 (3.85%) SCOM
2 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.28%) DameWare
3 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) VMware
3 13 (16.67%) Citrix
4 8 (10.26%) Lotus
5 7 (8.97%) IBM
6 6 (7.69%) Business Objects
6 6 (7.69%) NetApp
7 5 (6.41%) HP
8 2 (2.56%) Sophos
8 2 (2.56%) Compaq
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco
9 1 (1.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.28%) Remedy
9 1 (1.28%) Kaseya
9 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
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