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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.13% 5.85% 8.22%
As % of the System Software category 80.65% 57.58% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 13
Median daily rate £340 £349 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £112 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -17.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
31 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.37% 10.15% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 17
Median daily rate £325 £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £403 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
4 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 19 (39.58%) SQL
6 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 15 (31.25%) .NET
7 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
8 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
10 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (25.00%) SCOM
11 11 (22.92%) Office 365
11 11 (22.92%) DevOps
11 11 (22.92%) MS Office
11 11 (22.92%) Configuration Management
12 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
12 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
13 9 (18.75%) High Availability
13 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (16.67%) NServiceBus
14 8 (16.67%) IaaS
14 8 (16.67%) FxCop
14 8 (16.67%) StyleCop
14 8 (16.67%) Puppet
14 8 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (16.67%) Network Security
14 8 (16.67%) Application Packaging

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 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 8 (16.67%) NServiceBus
4 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.92%) MS Office
3 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.92%) Office 365
3 8 (16.67%) IaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Network Security
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) DHCP
4 4 (8.33%) SAN
4 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.25%) MPLS
6 2 (4.17%) Intranet
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) DSL
7 1 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) LAN
7 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.67%) FxCop
3 8 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (16.67%) StyleCop
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (6.25%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) XML
3 5 (10.42%) WCF
3 5 (10.42%) Web Services
3 5 (10.42%) XSD
3 5 (10.42%) XSLT
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.25%) RESTful
4 3 (6.25%) SOAP
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Replication
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Data Conversion
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Configuration Management
2 11 (22.92%) DevOps
3 9 (18.75%) High Availability
4 8 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 8 (16.67%) CRM
4 8 (16.67%) Microservices
5 6 (12.50%) ETL
6 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.33%) Data Transformation
7 4 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (6.25%) API Integration
8 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Data Management
9 2 (4.17%) OOD
9 2 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.42%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) C
4 3 (6.25%) XAML
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) XenApp
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) SCOM
2 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (16.67%) Puppet
3 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.25%) WSUS
4 2 (4.17%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (4.17%) SCCM
5 1 (2.08%) Simpana
5 1 (2.08%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
2 8 (16.67%) SaltStack
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) EMC
3 3 (6.25%) Sophos
3 3 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.17%) Kaseya
4 2 (4.17%) Lotus
4 2 (4.17%) Sage
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) CommVault
5 1 (2.08%) Finjan
5 1 (2.08%) NetApp
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com