The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 12.40% 16.97% 7.92%
As % of the System Software category 76.19% 90.24% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £70 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+471.42% -72.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £70 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £8.82 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.49% -47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
Active Directory
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Derby region.

System Software Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 16.28% 18.81% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 6
Average daily rate £400 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £70 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £8.82 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.52% -47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Derby region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Derby

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Derby region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (47.06%) VMware
4 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
4 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
5 13 (38.24%) UNIX
6 12 (35.29%) Windows XP
7 11 (32.35%) VMware ESX
7 11 (32.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
8 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
9 9 (26.47%) Migration
9 9 (26.47%) HP
9 9 (26.47%) Degree
9 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (23.53%) Cisco
10 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (14.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 5 (14.71%) DHCP
12 5 (14.71%) DNS
12 5 (14.71%) Citrix
13 4 (11.76%) Project Management
13 4 (11.76%) SQL
13 4 (11.76%) LDAP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) DHCP
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) NAS
3 3 (8.82%) Kerberos
3 3 (8.82%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) IPsec
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.88%) DMVPN
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Technical Leader
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Integration Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) IT Support
5 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Network Support
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.94%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) ADSI
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (38.24%) UNIX
4 12 (35.29%) Windows XP
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Solaris
8 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 9 (26.47%) Migration
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.94%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Time Management
8 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 9 (26.47%) HP
5 8 (23.53%) Cisco
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
7 5 (14.71%) Citrix
8 3 (8.82%) IBM
9 2 (5.88%) NetApp
9 2 (5.88%) Dell
9 2 (5.88%) EMC
10 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.94%) LANDesk