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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 12 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.69% 8.59% 4.32%
As % of the System Software category 77.36% 78.57% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 8
Average daily rate £375 £223 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.53% -43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £150 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.63 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.30% -15.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £14.05 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.65% 10.94% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 22
Average daily rate £213 £213 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.63 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -16.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.05 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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 18 April 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 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 68 (88.31%) Windows
2 36 (46.75%) Microsoft
3 28 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
5 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (24.68%) VMware
6 19 (24.68%) Windows XP
7 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
8 16 (20.78%) Citrix
9 15 (19.48%) Migration
10 14 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 14 (18.18%) SQL
11 13 (16.88%) MS Office
12 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
13 10 (12.99%) .NET
13 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
14 9 (11.69%) Java
14 9 (11.69%) SOAP
14 9 (11.69%) DNS
14 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (11.69%) IBM
15 8 (10.39%) ITIL
15 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
16 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
16 7 (9.09%) J2EE
16 7 (9.09%) Business Objects
16 7 (9.09%) IIS
16 7 (9.09%) LDAP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.09%) IIS
2 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.60%) Lync
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (16.88%) MS Office
2 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) DNS
2 7 (9.09%) LDAP
2 7 (9.09%) WAN
3 6 (7.79%) LAN
3 6 (7.79%) DDNS
4 5 (6.49%) DHCP
4 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.19%) SAN
5 4 (5.19%) Internet
6 3 (3.90%) VLAN
6 3 (3.90%) IPv4
6 3 (3.90%) IPv6
6 3 (3.90%) VoIP
7 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.30%) Intranet
7 1 (1.30%) Firewall
7 1 (1.30%) ADSL
7 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.90%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) MS Access
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.30%) MSI
3 1 (1.30%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (5.19%) Legal
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
1 4 (5.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) French Language
2 1 (1.30%) German Language
2 1 (1.30%) Polish Language
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
2 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Analyst
2 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) IT Support
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Rollout Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (3.90%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) SOAP
3 7 (9.09%) J2EE
3 7 (9.09%) JMS
4 4 (5.19%) COM+
4 4 (5.19%) DCOM
5 3 (3.90%) jQuery
5 3 (3.90%) WCF
5 3 (3.90%) CSS
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.90%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) XHTML
6 2 (2.60%) HTML
6 2 (2.60%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.30%) Middleware
7 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.60%) Clustering
2 2 (2.60%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.30%) iPad
3 1 (1.30%) FMCG
3 1 (1.30%) Replication
3 1 (1.30%) AS400
3 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 68 (88.31%) Windows
2 28 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
4 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (24.68%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.30%) Android
10 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.30%) Solaris
10 1 (1.30%) Linux
10 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Migration
2 8 (10.39%) ITIL
2 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
3 7 (9.09%) EAI
3 7 (9.09%) SOA
4 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.60%) UML
6 2 (2.60%) Change Management
6 2 (2.60%) Workflow
6 2 (2.60%) Validation
6 2 (2.60%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.60%) High Availability
6 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.30%) Analytics
7 1 (1.30%) Change Control
7 1 (1.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.30%) Data Analytics
7 1 (1.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
3 9 (11.69%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.19%) VBScript
5 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.90%) C#
6 2 (2.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) MCSE
4 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) MCSA
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) MCITP
6 1 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.79%) XenApp
3 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.30%) IAG
4 1 (1.30%) UAG
4 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.30%) XenServer
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) DameWare
4 1 (1.30%) MOM
4 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) VMware
3 16 (20.78%) Citrix
4 9 (11.69%) IBM
5 7 (9.09%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.19%) Remedy
7 3 (3.90%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.90%) Symantec
7 3 (3.90%) HP
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco
8 2 (2.60%) Dell
8 2 (2.60%) Mercator
9 1 (1.30%) Kaseya
9 1 (1.30%) McAfee
9 1 (1.30%) NetApp
9 1 (1.30%) Lotus
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