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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.52% 9.09% 7.53%
As % of the System Software category 54.55% 84.62% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £360 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
33 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.12% 10.74% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 7
Average daily rate £341 £281 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.24% +108.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Windows 7
3 16 (30.19%) VMware
4 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
4 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
6 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
7 10 (18.87%) SQL
7 10 (18.87%) SCCM
8 9 (16.98%) Citrix
8 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (15.09%) Migration
10 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (13.21%) Office 365
10 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
11 6 (11.32%) LAN
11 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (11.32%) Retail
11 6 (11.32%) Finance
12 5 (9.43%) MCITP
12 5 (9.43%) Internet
12 5 (9.43%) SAN
12 5 (9.43%) DNS
12 5 (9.43%) WAN
12 5 (9.43%) ITIL
13 4 (7.55%) MCSE
13 4 (7.55%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
3 4 (7.55%) Lync
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.66%) Yammer
4 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) LAN
2 5 (9.43%) WAN
2 5 (9.43%) DNS
2 5 (9.43%) SAN
2 5 (9.43%) Internet
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.66%) Wireless
3 3 (5.66%) Network Security
4 2 (3.77%) NAS
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) Intranet
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) ZAP BI
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) MSI
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
1 6 (11.32%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Administrator
3 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) DBA
4 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) SQL DBA
4 5 (9.43%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (7.55%) NHS
1 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) PDA
3 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Windows 7
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) UNIX
7 3 (5.66%) Linux
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.89%) HPUX
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Migration
2 5 (9.43%) ITIL
3 3 (5.66%) DevOps
4 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.89%) Workflow
5 1 (1.89%) CRM
5 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.89%) Information Security
5 1 (1.89%) PLM
5 1 (1.89%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) MCITP
3 4 (7.55%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Intune
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 1 (1.89%) DameWare
4 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) VMware
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.98%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) NetApp
5 3 (5.66%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Lotus
6 2 (3.77%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.77%) McAfee
7 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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