The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.64% 7.09% 4.05%
As % of the System Software category 59.26% 84.38% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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 Coventry region.

System Software Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
27 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 7.83% 8.40% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 8
Average daily rate £341 £313 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% +131.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £259 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £383 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -9.85%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Coventry region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Coventry region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (20.00%) Office 365
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
6 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (13.33%) Retail
7 6 (13.33%) SCCM
7 6 (13.33%) Citrix
7 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 6 (13.33%) Finance
8 5 (11.11%) SAN
8 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 5 (11.11%) WAN
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.11%) Advertising
8 5 (11.11%) Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
9 4 (8.89%) DevOps
9 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (8.89%) Lync
9 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (8.89%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.89%) Lync
3 4 (8.89%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) IaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Yammer
4 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) WAN
1 5 (11.11%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) LAN
2 4 (8.89%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) Network Security
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) Intranet
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) NAS
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.22%) ZAP BI
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) MSI
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Advertising
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) PDA
3 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) UNIX
6 2 (4.44%) Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (8.89%) DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security
6 1 (2.22%) PLM
6 1 (2.22%) PDM
6 1 (2.22%) Workflow
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) MCSE
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.67%) MCITP
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) VMware
2 6 (13.33%) Citrix
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) NetApp
5 3 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) McAfee
7 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec