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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.52% 7.12% 4.30%
As % of the System Software category 47.06% 71.43% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
Average daily rate £318 £220 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.31% -49.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £313 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.67 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.30 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
34 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.60% 9.96% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 11
Average daily rate £310 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £335 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.67 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.30 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
4 9 (25.00%) .NET
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
6 7 (19.44%) Advertising
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (16.67%) IaaS
8 5 (13.89%) Office 365
8 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (13.89%) SCOM
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) MS Office
8 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
8 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.89%) DevOps
9 4 (11.11%) SaltStack
9 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (11.11%) Internet
9 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (11.11%) VMware
9 4 (11.11%) CRM
9 4 (11.11%) NHS
9 4 (11.11%) Web Services
9 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Lync
3 2 (5.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.67%) IaaS
3 5 (13.89%) Office 365
4 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.56%) Yammer
6 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) Intranet
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) FxCop
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.56%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (19.44%) Advertising
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) COM
3 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) CRM
4 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) High Availability
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) Case Management
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Microservices
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) SDLC
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) NCIE
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCOM
2 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.11%) Puppet
3 3 (8.33%) SCCM
4 2 (5.56%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) SaltStack
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Infor
4 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) Altiris
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.78%) Remedy
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
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