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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 64 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.10% 5.53% 4.92%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 86.54% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 11
Median daily rate £330 £343 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +18.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £160 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.10 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
80 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.13% 6.39% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 17
Median daily rate £338 £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.00 £16.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 28 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 83 (72.17%) Windows
2 52 (45.22%) Microsoft
3 40 (34.78%) Citrix
3 40 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 32 (27.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (27.83%) VMware
5 27 (23.48%) Windows 7
6 25 (21.74%) ITIL
6 25 (21.74%) MS Exchange
7 23 (20.00%) Migration
8 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (17.39%) MS Office
10 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
10 19 (16.52%) MS Excel
11 17 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (14.78%) SCCM
11 17 (14.78%) Office 365
12 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (13.04%) LAN
13 15 (13.04%) Firewall
13 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
14 14 (12.17%) Windows XP
15 13 (11.30%) WAN
15 13 (11.30%) DNS
15 13 (11.30%) Project Management
16 12 (10.43%) DHCP
16 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (10.43%) Data Centre

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 25 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.83%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.09%) IBM Notes
4 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.35%) IIS
6 3 (2.61%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (17.39%) MS Office
2 19 (16.52%) 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 17 (14.78%) Office 365
2 12 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.87%) IaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) Firewall
1 15 (13.04%) LAN
2 13 (11.30%) DNS
2 13 (11.30%) WAN
3 12 (10.43%) DHCP
4 9 (7.83%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.96%) Wireless
6 7 (6.09%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (6.09%) SSL
6 7 (6.09%) VPN
7 6 (5.22%) Internet
7 6 (5.22%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.61%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.61%) SAN
8 3 (2.61%) Skype
8 3 (2.61%) TACACS
9 2 (1.74%) VLAN
9 2 (1.74%) VoIP
9 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.52%) 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 2 (1.74%) MSI
3 1 (0.87%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (9.57%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Legal
4 3 (2.61%) 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 21 (18.26%) Analyst
2 20 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (6.96%) Administrator
5 8 (6.96%) Architect
5 8 (6.96%) IT Support
5 8 (6.96%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.09%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (6.09%) IT Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Migration Architect
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.22%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.74%) CSS
3 2 (1.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.87%) jQuery
4 1 (0.87%) MAPI
4 1 (0.87%) SOAP
4 1 (0.87%) Web Services
4 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.61%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.74%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.87%) Clustering
7 1 (0.87%) CMDB
7 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.87%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.87%) Informatics
7 1 (0.87%) iPhone
7 1 (0.87%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 83 (72.17%) Windows
2 40 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 32 (27.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (23.48%) Windows 7
5 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (12.17%) Windows XP
8 9 (7.83%) Linux
8 9 (7.83%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.48%) 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%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
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 23 (20.00%) Migration
3 13 (11.30%) Project Management
4 5 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (4.35%) Server Building
5 4 (3.48%) Business Continuity
5 4 (3.48%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (3.48%) SIEM
5 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (2.61%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.61%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (2.61%) Line Management
6 3 (2.61%) Logistics
6 3 (2.61%) Presales
6 3 (2.61%) Server Hardening
6 3 (2.61%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (1.74%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.57%) SQL
2 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.48%) C#
4 2 (1.74%) Java
4 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.74%) VBScript
5 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) MCSA
4 5 (4.35%) MCSE
5 4 (3.48%) LPIC
5 4 (3.48%) MCP
6 3 (2.61%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.74%) CCNA
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.74%) CISSP
7 2 (1.74%) MCITP
8 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
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 3 (2.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.09%) XenDesktop
3 6 (5.22%) XenServer
4 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.48%) Firmware
5 4 (3.48%) XenApp
6 3 (2.61%) vSphere
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) SCCM
2 9 (7.83%) Backup Exec
2 9 (7.83%) SCOM
3 6 (5.22%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.35%) WSUS
5 2 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.87%) DameWare
6 1 (0.87%) Puppet
6 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (45.22%) Microsoft
2 40 (34.78%) Citrix
3 32 (27.83%) VMware
4 11 (9.57%) IBM
5 9 (7.83%) Sophos
6 8 (6.96%) Dell
7 7 (6.09%) Lotus
8 6 (5.22%) Cisco
8 6 (5.22%) Rackspace
9 5 (4.35%) NetApp
10 4 (3.48%) HP
10 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.74%) Adobe
11 2 (1.74%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.74%) Google
11 2 (1.74%) iManage
11 2 (1.74%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.74%) Juniper
11 2 (1.74%) Oracle
11 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
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