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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 15.86% 10.07% 14.16%
As % of the System Software category 88.46% 45.16% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
Average daily rate
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£422 £325 £68
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% +381.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 £43.25 £52.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% -18.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
26 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 17.93% 22.30% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 9
Average daily rate £422 £325 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £288 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £345 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 £43.25 £52.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% -18.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (52.00%) Windows XP
3 26 (52.00%) Manufacturing
4 24 (48.00%) Configuration Management
4 24 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (46.00%) VMware
5 23 (46.00%) UNIX
6 21 (42.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (40.00%) Red Hat
8 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (38.00%) VMware ESX
9 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
10 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
11 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
12 13 (26.00%) Oracle
13 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (18.00%) MS Office
14 9 (18.00%) HP
14 9 (18.00%) RDBMS
14 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
14 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
15 8 (16.00%) SLA
16 7 (14.00%) ITIL
17 6 (12.00%) Finance
17 6 (12.00%) Banking
17 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
17 6 (12.00%) Degree
18 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Office
3 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) DHCP
1 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) LAN
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.00%) VLAN
4 1 (2.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) Intranet
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 26 (52.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.00%) International Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 11 (22.00%) Architect
2 11 (22.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Service Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) DBA
6 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) CESG
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Windows XP
3 23 (46.00%) UNIX
4 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Configuration Management
2 21 (42.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) Coaching
7 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance
8 3 (6.00%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.00%) Project Management
10 1 (2.00%) Service Management
10 1 (2.00%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.00%) Migration
10 1 (2.00%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (2.00%) Information Security
10 1 (2.00%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Korn
2 1 (2.00%) C-shell
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CISA
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CEH
5 1 (2.00%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.00%) RACF
5 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) VMware
3 20 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (26.00%) Oracle
5 9 (18.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) Siemens
7 4 (8.00%) Citrix
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco
9 2 (4.00%) Juniper
10 1 (2.00%) IBM
10 1 (2.00%) Sun