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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.28% 8.56% 5.34%
As % of the System Software category 61.54% 80.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 5
Average daily rate £313 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £293 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £413 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
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
39 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.21% 10.70% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 13
Average daily rate £375 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £308 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £20.40 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
7 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.05%) MS Office
8 8 (21.05%) XML
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
10 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.79%) C#
10 6 (15.79%) VMware
10 6 (15.79%) Office 365
11 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (13.16%) DevOps
11 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.16%) SCOM
11 5 (13.16%) Citrix
11 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
12 4 (10.53%) MAILsweeper
12 4 (10.53%) HP
12 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (10.53%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) NServiceBus
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.79%) Office 365
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Yammer
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
1 3 (7.89%) Intranet
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) FxCop
3 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.26%) StyleCop
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (10.53%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) XML
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) WCF
4 4 (10.53%) XSD
4 4 (10.53%) XSLT
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.26%) COM
5 2 (5.26%) REST
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (2.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
2 5 (13.16%) DevOps
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.53%) CRM
3 4 (10.53%) Data Management
3 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 4 (10.53%) ETL
3 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Coaching
4 3 (7.89%) Data Transformation
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) API Integration
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Microservices
5 2 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) XAML
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) MCSE
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCOM
2 4 (10.53%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.63%) Simpana
4 1 (2.63%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Infor
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) SaltStack
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) CommVault
6 1 (2.63%) Finjan
6 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.63%) Kaseya
6 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.63%) Lotus
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Sage
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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