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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.20% 9.66% 6.21%
As % of the System Software category 62.16% 68.89% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 8
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £195 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £407 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -
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 Coventry region.

System Software Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
37 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.97% 14.02% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 17
Median daily rate £383 £341 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +48.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +3.44%
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 Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
4 15 (38.46%) .NET
5 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
8 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (25.64%) MS Office
8 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
9 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 9 (23.08%) XML
10 8 (20.51%) Office 365
11 7 (17.95%) SCOM
11 7 (17.95%) DevOps
11 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
11 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 7 (17.95%) C#
12 6 (15.38%) CRM
12 6 (15.38%) Citrix
12 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (15.38%) VMware
12 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (12.82%) WCF
13 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) NServiceBus
3 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Office
2 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (20.51%) Office 365
3 4 (10.26%) IaaS
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Network Security
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) Intranet
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) DSL
4 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (10.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) FxCop
3 4 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (10.26%) StyleCop
4 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (12.82%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) XML
3 7 (17.95%) Web Services
4 5 (12.82%) WCF
4 5 (12.82%) XSD
4 5 (12.82%) XSLT
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.69%) RESTful
5 3 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.13%) COM
6 2 (5.13%) REST
7 1 (2.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Data Conversion
2 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.13%) PKI
2 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
2 7 (17.95%) DevOps
3 6 (15.38%) CRM
4 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.82%) ETL
5 4 (10.26%) Application Packaging
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Data Management
5 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) Data Transformation
5 4 (10.26%) High Availability
5 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (10.26%) Microservices
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) API Integration
6 3 (7.69%) Coaching
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
3 7 (17.95%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) XAML
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.13%) MCSE
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCOM
2 4 (10.26%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) WSUS
5 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.56%) Simpana
5 1 (2.56%) SmoothWall
5 1 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.13%) Infor
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) CommVault
5 1 (2.56%) Finjan
5 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.56%) Kaseya
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) Sage
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec