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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 65 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.32% 7.53% 10.08%
As % of the System Software category 79.27% 78.18% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.85 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.21 £17.20 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +1.69%
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
82 55 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.02% 9.63% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 23
Average daily rate £300 £275 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £10.00 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -10.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -5.14%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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 83 (83.84%) Windows
2 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 36 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 35 (35.35%) Windows XP
5 33 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (31.31%) MS Office
7 24 (24.24%) MS Exchange
7 24 (24.24%) Citrix
8 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
9 20 (20.20%) VMware
10 18 (18.18%) ITIL
11 17 (17.17%) Blackberry
11 17 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
13 14 (14.14%) Legal
14 13 (13.13%) SQL
15 12 (12.12%) Migration
15 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
17 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (10.10%) Cisco
17 10 (10.10%) DNS
17 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
18 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
19 8 (8.08%) Replication
19 8 (8.08%) Service Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 24 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.05%) WorkSite
6 4 (4.04%) Lync
7 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.01%) IIS
9 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (31.31%) MS Office
2 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (8.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) DNS
2 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.08%) DHCP
4 5 (5.05%) SAN
4 5 (5.05%) LAN
4 5 (5.05%) VoIP
4 5 (5.05%) WAN
5 2 (2.02%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.02%) VPN
5 2 (2.02%) Network Security
6 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.01%) LDAP
6 1 (1.01%) Broadband
6 1 (1.01%) Internet
6 1 (1.01%) Firewall
6 1 (1.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (14.14%) Legal
2 7 (7.07%) Law
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Finance
5 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.02%) Automotive
7 1 (1.01%) French Language
7 1 (1.01%) German Language
7 1 (1.01%) Polish Language
7 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Architect
2 18 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (16.16%) Technical Architect
4 15 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (12.12%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.07%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) Web Services
2 1 (1.01%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.08%) Replication
3 5 (5.05%) CMDB
4 3 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.02%) NHS
5 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 83 (83.84%) Windows
2 36 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 35 (35.35%) Windows XP
4 33 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.06%) Linux
8 4 (4.04%) UNIX
9 2 (2.02%) Android
9 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.01%) CentOS
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.01%) Fedora
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) ITIL
2 12 (12.12%) Migration
3 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.08%) CRM
4 8 (8.08%) Service Management
5 4 (4.04%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.03%) Change Management
6 3 (3.03%) ITSM
7 2 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.02%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.02%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.02%) DevOps
8 1 (1.01%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.01%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.01%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.01%) Workflow
8 1 (1.01%) Process Management
8 1 (1.01%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.01%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.01%) VB
4 1 (1.01%) VBA
4 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.01%) C
4 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.06%) MCSE
3 4 (4.04%) MCP
3 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) CCA
5 2 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.01%) CCEA
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.01%) MCTS
6 1 (1.01%) MCITP
6 1 (1.01%) Degree
6 1 (1.01%) MCSA
6 1 (1.01%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.07%) XenApp
3 6 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.02%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.01%) Xen
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.01%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) SCCM
2 3 (3.03%) EdgeSight
3 2 (2.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.02%) SCOM
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.01%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.24%) Citrix
3 20 (20.20%) VMware
4 10 (10.10%) Cisco
5 6 (6.06%) Remedy
5 6 (6.06%) NetApp
6 5 (5.05%) Progress
7 3 (3.03%) HP
7 3 (3.03%) EMC
7 3 (3.03%) AppSense
7 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle
9 1 (1.01%) IBM
9 1 (1.01%) Juniper
9 1 (1.01%) CA
9 1 (1.01%) CommVault
9 1 (1.01%) Symantec
9 1 (1.01%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.01%) Websense
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