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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 17 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 48 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.88% 9.54% 9.72%
As % of the System Software category 64.86% 72.29% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 25
Median daily rate £282 £198 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.77% -28.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £141 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.91 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%

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
74 83 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.15% 13.20% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 32
Median daily rate £300 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.96 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.88 £42.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 82 (74.55%) Windows
2 58 (52.73%) Microsoft
3 42 (38.18%) Windows Server
4 37 (33.64%) VMware
5 32 (29.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (28.18%) Office 365
7 26 (23.64%) Citrix
8 21 (19.09%) MS Office
9 20 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 18 (16.36%) Windows 7
10 18 (16.36%) Skype for Business
11 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
12 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
12 16 (14.55%) DNS
12 16 (14.55%) Cisco
12 16 (14.55%) SCCM
12 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (13.64%) DHCP
13 15 (13.64%) SQL
13 15 (13.64%) Skype
14 14 (12.73%) Migration
14 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
15 13 (11.82%) SC Cleared
15 13 (11.82%) LDAP
15 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
15 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (11.82%) Data Centre
16 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (10.00%) Unified Communications
17 11 (10.00%) ITIL

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 20 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.36%) Skype for Business
3 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.45%) IIS
5 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.91%) CMS
8 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.91%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (19.09%) MS Office
2 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (28.18%) Office 365
3 6 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.45%) OneDrive
3 6 (5.45%) Yammer
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) DNS
2 15 (13.64%) DHCP
2 15 (13.64%) Skype
3 13 (11.82%) LDAP
4 11 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 10 (9.09%) VoIP
6 9 (8.18%) WAN
7 8 (7.27%) LAN
8 6 (5.45%) Firewall
8 6 (5.45%) Kerberos
8 6 (5.45%) PBX
9 5 (4.55%) H.323
10 4 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (3.64%) SAN
10 4 (3.64%) Wireless
11 3 (2.73%) Internet
11 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.73%) VLAN
12 2 (1.82%) VPN
12 2 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.91%) MS Access
3 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MSI
2 3 (2.73%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (4.55%) Retail
2 4 (3.64%) Finance
3 3 (2.73%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Private Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (9.09%) Analyst
2 8 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
3 7 (6.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (6.36%) Operations Manager
3 7 (6.36%) Support Manager
4 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (5.45%) Consultant
4 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (5.45%) IT Engineer
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (4.55%) Architect
5 5 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 5 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
5 5 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 5 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 5 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 5 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) XMPP
2 2 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) CSS
3 1 (0.91%) HTML
3 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.18%) PKI
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) CMDB
6 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.91%) PMI
6 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (74.55%) Windows
2 42 (38.18%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.36%) Windows 7
4 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.18%) Windows 10
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.45%) Linux
8 6 (5.45%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.64%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.73%) Android
10 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.82%) Unix
12 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.73%) Migration
2 11 (10.00%) ITIL
3 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.27%) Trend Analysis
5 7 (6.36%) Email Filtering
5 7 (6.36%) Identity Management
5 7 (6.36%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (6.36%) Patch Management
6 5 (4.55%) E-Discovery
7 4 (3.64%) Application Packaging
7 4 (3.64%) CRM
8 3 (2.73%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.73%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.73%) Ticket Management
8 3 (2.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.73%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.82%) Presales
9 2 (1.82%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.64%) SQL
2 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.82%) C
3 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.91%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) Java
4 1 (0.91%) PHP
4 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.45%) MCSE
5 5 (4.55%) MCITP
6 4 (3.64%) DBS Check
6 4 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.91%) CCNA
8 1 (0.91%) CCNP
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.91%) MCDST
8 1 (0.91%) MCSA
8 1 (0.91%) MCTS
8 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.18%) XenApp
3 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.45%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Docker
7 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (14.55%) SCCM
2 10 (9.09%) SCOM
3 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (5.45%) Nagios
5 1 (0.91%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 37 (33.64%) VMware
3 26 (23.64%) Citrix
4 16 (14.55%) Cisco
5 7 (6.36%) SolarWinds
6 6 (5.45%) Veeam
7 5 (4.55%) HP
7 5 (4.55%) Symantec
8 4 (3.64%) LANDesk
8 4 (3.64%) NetApp
9 3 (2.73%) Kronos
10 2 (1.82%) Dell
10 2 (1.82%) FireEye
10 2 (1.82%) Imperva
10 2 (1.82%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.82%) SAP
11 1 (0.91%) Adobe
11 1 (0.91%) Avaya
11 1 (0.91%) Juniper
11 1 (0.91%) Lotus
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