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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.85% 1.74% 3.01%
As % of the System Software category 73.33% 29.41% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£230 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 - £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.10 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.10 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -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
15 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.24% 5.90% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Average daily rate £220 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £195 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £370 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.10 £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) MS Office
4 6 (25.00%) SLA
4 6 (25.00%) SCCM
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (16.67%) IBM Notes
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) Lotus
6 4 (16.67%) SCOM
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco
8 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.33%) XenApp
8 2 (8.33%) XenServer
8 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) XenServer
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (41.67%) Citrix
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Lotus
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.33%) Nimsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Spiceworks
6 1 (4.17%) EMC