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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.01% 4.70% 4.15%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 45.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £340 £351 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% +52.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £168 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Median hourly rate £14.38 £16.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
21 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.22% 10.44% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 3
Median daily rate £306 £300 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £248 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £490 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 29 (65.91%) Windows
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (38.64%) SQL
4 16 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
5 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
6 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 11 (25.00%) ITIL
7 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
8 10 (22.73%) DevOps
8 10 (22.73%) C#
9 9 (20.45%) .NET
9 9 (20.45%) MS Office
9 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
10 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (18.18%) Office 365
11 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (15.91%) Linux
12 6 (13.64%) ETL
12 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.64%) Advertising
12 6 (13.64%) Migration
12 6 (13.64%) Skype for Business
13 5 (11.36%) RESTful
13 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC

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 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.64%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.55%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
3 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (18.18%) Office 365
3 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (6.82%) Mimecast
5 2 (4.55%) IaaS
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) DHCP
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.82%) MPLS
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 3 (6.82%) Skype
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) Network Security
4 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) FxCop
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.55%) StyleCop
General
1 6 (13.64%) Advertising
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Azure Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.82%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Office 365 Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 5 (11.36%) OAuth
2 5 (11.36%) RESTful
2 5 (11.36%) SAML
2 5 (11.36%) SOAP
2 5 (11.36%) WCF
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) XML
2 5 (11.36%) XSD
2 5 (11.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Clustering
1 4 (9.09%) Replication
2 3 (6.82%) Data Conversion
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.91%) Linux
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.55%) Unix
10 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) DevOps
4 6 (13.64%) ETL
4 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) API Integration
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.36%) Data Transformation
5 5 (11.36%) Data Validation
5 5 (11.36%) MVC
5 5 (11.36%) Service Design
5 5 (11.36%) Validation
6 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) OOD
7 3 (6.82%) High Availability
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
3 10 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.09%) XAML
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) vSphere
2 3 (6.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) WSUS
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.82%) SCOM
4 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) EMC
4 3 (6.82%) Sophos
4 3 (6.82%) Symantec
5 2 (4.55%) SaltStack
5 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
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