The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Derby 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 20.37% 6.15% 14.69%
As % of the System Software category 91.67% 57.14% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 17
Average daily rate £380 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £72 £315 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £315 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 5
Average hourly rate £72.50 £12.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+480.00% -78.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
24 7 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 22.22% 10.77% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 30
Average daily rate £403 £315 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £72 £236 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £315 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 11
Average hourly rate £72.50 £12.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+480.00% -78.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
Derbyshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Derby region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Derby region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Derby

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 60 (92.31%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 34 (52.31%) MS Office
4 33 (50.77%) MS Excel
5 24 (36.92%) Remedy
6 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 17 (26.15%) Windows 7
8 16 (24.62%) VMware
9 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
9 14 (21.54%) Incident Management
10 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 12 (18.46%) Windows 8
11 12 (18.46%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (18.46%) Back Office
12 10 (15.38%) Manufacturing
13 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.31%) Finance
15 7 (10.77%) Financial Institution
15 7 (10.77%) Oracle
15 7 (10.77%) Mercator
15 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
15 7 (10.77%) SCCM
15 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
16 6 (9.23%) Siemens
16 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
16 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
17 5 (7.69%) DHCP
17 5 (7.69%) HP
17 5 (7.69%) DNS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (52.31%) MS Office
2 33 (50.77%) MS Excel
3 12 (18.46%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) DHCP
1 5 (7.69%) DNS
2 4 (6.15%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
2 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (18.46%) Back Office
2 10 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.31%) Finance
4 7 (10.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Analyst
2 24 (36.92%) Service Analyst
2 24 (36.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) SCCM Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) IT Support
6 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.62%) Remote Desktop Support
8 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.54%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.62%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 60 (92.31%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 17 (26.15%) Windows 7
4 12 (18.46%) Windows 8
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.15%) UNIX
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.62%) NetWare
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Incident Management
2 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (6.15%) TOGAF
3 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.08%) Validation
5 1 (1.54%) Project Management
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL
5 1 (1.54%) Information Assurance
5 1 (1.54%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) C
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) MCITP
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCDST
5 1 (1.54%) MCTS
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Remedy
2 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.62%) VMware
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle
4 7 (10.77%) Mercator
5 6 (9.23%) Siemens
6 5 (7.69%) HP
7 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.62%) Lotus
8 3 (4.62%) Novell
9 1 (1.54%) Citrix