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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 58 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.54% 6.42% 5.61%
As % of the System Software category 76.32% 91.38% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 11
Median daily rate £313 £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.40 £19.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
76 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.88% 7.02% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 19
Median daily rate £330 £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £28.00 £19.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 May 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
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 3 May 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 89 (77.39%) Windows
2 49 (42.61%) Microsoft
3 39 (33.91%) Windows Server
4 38 (33.04%) Citrix
5 31 (26.96%) Windows 7
5 31 (26.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (24.35%) VMware
7 25 (21.74%) ITIL
8 21 (18.26%) MS Office
8 21 (18.26%) MS Exchange
8 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (17.39%) Office 365
10 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (16.52%) SCCM
11 18 (15.65%) Migration
12 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
13 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
14 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
14 15 (13.04%) Windows XP
15 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (11.30%) LAN
16 13 (11.30%) Firewall
16 13 (11.30%) Sophos
17 12 (10.43%) Finance
17 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared
18 11 (9.57%) Project Management
18 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
18 11 (9.57%) WAN
18 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP

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 (18.26%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.96%) IBM Notes
3 8 (6.96%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.35%) IBM Domino
6 4 (3.48%) IIS
7 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (18.26%) MS Office
2 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.39%) Office 365
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.61%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.87%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.30%) Firewall
1 13 (11.30%) LAN
2 11 (9.57%) DNS
2 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.57%) WAN
3 10 (8.70%) VPN
4 9 (7.83%) DHCP
4 9 (7.83%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (6.96%) Wireless
6 6 (5.22%) Internet
6 6 (5.22%) SSL
7 4 (3.48%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.48%) SAN
8 3 (2.61%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.61%) Skype
8 3 (2.61%) TACACS
9 2 (1.74%) VoIP
9 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.74%) WLAN
10 1 (0.87%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.87%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.87%) MSI
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Legal
3 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Law
4 3 (2.61%) Publishing
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Billing
5 2 (1.74%) Front Office
5 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.87%) German Language
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.74%) Analyst
2 20 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (8.70%) IT Support
5 9 (7.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (7.83%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Administrator
6 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.22%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.35%) Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) .NET
2 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.87%) CSS
3 1 (0.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.87%) jQuery
3 1 (0.87%) MAPI
3 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.09%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.61%) iPhone
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) CMDB
6 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.87%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.87%) Informatics
6 1 (0.87%) PDA
6 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 89 (77.39%) Windows
2 39 (33.91%) Windows Server
3 31 (26.96%) Windows 7
3 31 (26.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.09%) Linux
9 5 (4.35%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.61%) Unix
10 3 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.87%) Android
12 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.87%) Fedora
12 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.74%) ITIL
2 18 (15.65%) Migration
3 11 (9.57%) Project Management
4 7 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (6.09%) Server Building
5 6 (5.22%) Service Management
6 5 (4.35%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 5 (4.35%) SIEM
7 4 (3.48%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.48%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (2.61%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.61%) Logistics
8 3 (2.61%) Server Hardening
8 3 (2.61%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.74%) Presales
9 2 (1.74%) Security Patching
9 2 (1.74%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.09%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.61%) C#
4 2 (1.74%) Java
4 2 (1.74%) VBScript
5 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.22%) MCSA
4 6 (5.22%) MCSE
5 4 (3.48%) MCP
6 3 (2.61%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.61%) LPIC
7 2 (1.74%) CCNA
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.74%) MCITP
8 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.87%) CISSP
8 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) MCAD
8 1 (0.87%) MCSD
8 1 (0.87%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.48%) XenServer
4 3 (2.61%) Firmware
4 3 (2.61%) vSphere
5 2 (1.74%) XenApp
6 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (16.52%) SCCM
2 8 (6.96%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.09%) SCOM
4 5 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.35%) WSUS
5 2 (1.74%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.87%) DameWare
Vendors
1 49 (42.61%) Microsoft
2 38 (33.04%) Citrix
3 28 (24.35%) VMware
4 13 (11.30%) Sophos
5 10 (8.70%) Dell
6 8 (6.96%) Lotus
7 7 (6.09%) Cisco
7 7 (6.09%) IBM
8 4 (3.48%) HP
8 4 (3.48%) iManage
8 4 (3.48%) NetApp
8 4 (3.48%) Rackspace
9 3 (2.61%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.61%) Mitel
9 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.74%) Adobe
10 2 (1.74%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.74%) Juniper
10 2 (1.74%) Oracle
10 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
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