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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.82% 4.56% 6.17%
As % of the System Software category 78.95% 62.50% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £114
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +295.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £460 £146
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
38 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.18% 7.29% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 7
Average daily rate £343 £210 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.09% +95.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £198 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.69 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £14.50 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (76.09%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
3 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
4 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 12 (26.09%) SCCM
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
7 10 (21.74%) Citrix
7 10 (21.74%) SQL
8 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
9 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
9 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (15.22%) Migration
10 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (13.04%) Finance
11 5 (10.87%) Internet
11 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (10.87%) SAN
11 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (8.70%) MCITP
12 4 (8.70%) NetApp
12 4 (8.70%) DNS
12 4 (8.70%) LAN
12 4 (8.70%) WAN
12 4 (8.70%) IIS
12 4 (8.70%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.70%) IIS
5 2 (4.35%) Lync
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
1 5 (10.87%) SAN
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) LAN
2 4 (8.70%) WAN
3 3 (6.52%) Wireless
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) Network Security
4 2 (4.35%) NAS
4 2 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Server Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) DBA
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) SQL DBA
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (8.70%) NHS
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.52%) UNIX
7 3 (6.52%) Linux
8 1 (2.17%) HPUX
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Migration
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (2.17%) PLM
4 1 (2.17%) PDM
4 1 (2.17%) Workflow
4 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) MCITP
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) vSphere
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) XenServer
3 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) DameWare
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) VMware
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.74%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) NetApp
5 3 (6.52%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Lotus
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
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