The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Coventry region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 32 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.31% 6.09% 5.23%
As % of the System Software category 88.89% 80.00% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £135 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -66.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +73.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
System Software Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
36 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.35% 7.61% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 11
Average daily rate £300 £135 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -64.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £92 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £590 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +73.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
West Midlands

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
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 11 July 2014, 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 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (38.30%) Citrix
4 16 (34.04%) ITIL
5 13 (27.66%) MS Office
5 13 (27.66%) SLA
5 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (23.40%) IBM Notes
6 11 (23.40%) Lotus
7 10 (21.28%) VMware
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
9 8 (17.02%) SCCM
10 7 (14.89%) MCSE
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (12.77%) HP
11 6 (12.77%) SQL
11 6 (12.77%) LAN
12 5 (10.64%) SCOM
12 5 (10.64%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (10.64%) CRM
12 5 (10.64%) Linux
12 5 (10.64%) Web Services
12 5 (10.64%) SAN
12 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
12 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
12 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (23.40%) IBM Notes
2 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.38%) SAS
6 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) LAN
2 5 (10.64%) SAN
3 4 (8.51%) WAN
3 4 (8.51%) NAS
4 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.26%) VPN
5 2 (4.26%) DMZ
5 2 (4.26%) MPLS
5 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.26%) VLAN
6 1 (2.13%) DNS
6 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) OLAP
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
1 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (12.77%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.13%) OAuth
4 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Statistics
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.38%) AIX
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) UNIX
8 1 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) CRM
2 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.51%) Change Control
3 4 (8.51%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.13%) Security Management
6 1 (2.13%) Online Security
6 1 (2.13%) MVC
6 1 (2.13%) Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.89%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) MCP
4 2 (4.26%) VCP4
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.26%) Sysprep
3 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (38.30%) Citrix
3 11 (23.40%) Lotus
4 10 (21.28%) VMware
5 6 (12.77%) HP
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco
7 3 (6.38%) JBoss
7 3 (6.38%) Dell
7 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.26%) Nimsoft
8 2 (4.26%) Spiceworks
8 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
8 2 (4.26%) McAfee
9 1 (2.13%) CA
9 1 (2.13%) PlateSpin
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