The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 13.64% 15.59% 18.60%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 89.13% 86.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 24
Average daily rate £350 £349 £70
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.36% +398.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -73.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.37%
Active Directory
East 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 Derbyshire region.

System Software Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
40 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.18% 17.49% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 30
Average daily rate £350 £335 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +204.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £225 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £438 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -73.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby 0 21 £350 - 1
Chesterfield +1 5 £355 +16.39% 2
Belper - 1 - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
3 33 (46.48%) VMware
4 32 (45.07%) Windows XP
5 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
6 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (36.62%) Manufacturing
7 25 (35.21%) Security Cleared
7 25 (35.21%) HP
7 25 (35.21%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (33.80%) Unix
9 22 (30.99%) Red Hat
9 22 (30.99%) SC Cleared
9 22 (30.99%) VMware ESX
10 21 (29.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (29.58%) Configuration Management
11 20 (28.17%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
13 15 (21.13%) MS Office
14 14 (19.72%) ITIL
14 14 (19.72%) Citrix
15 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
15 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
15 13 (18.31%) Windows 8
16 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
17 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
17 11 (15.49%) DHCP
17 11 (15.49%) Process Improvement
17 11 (15.49%) Apple iOS
17 11 (15.49%) Mentoring

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
3 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (12.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (12.68%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.23%) IIS
5 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) DHCP
2 9 (12.68%) DNS
2 9 (12.68%) VPN
3 7 (9.86%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) Firewall
5 2 (2.82%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) SAN
5 2 (2.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.41%) VLAN
6 1 (1.41%) VoIP
6 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
2 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (36.62%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Architect
2 23 (32.39%) Analyst
3 20 (28.17%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (16.90%) Service Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) IT Support
6 8 (11.27%) IT Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Technical Leader
7 7 (9.86%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Active Directory Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support
10 3 (4.23%) Development Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Implementation Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Migration Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Software Development Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Blackberry
3 7 (9.86%) Clustering
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 32 (45.07%) Windows XP
3 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
4 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (33.80%) Unix
6 13 (18.31%) Windows 8
7 11 (15.49%) Apple iOS
7 11 (15.49%) Windows 10
8 5 (7.04%) Linux
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.82%) Android
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Configuration Management
1 21 (29.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (28.17%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (19.72%) ITIL
4 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
4 11 (15.49%) Process Improvement
5 9 (12.68%) TOGAF
6 8 (11.27%) Information Assurance
7 7 (9.86%) Migration
7 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.63%) Time Management
9 3 (4.23%) Change Control
9 3 (4.23%) ETL
10 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.41%) Integration Testing
11 1 (1.41%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.41%) Project Management
11 1 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.08%) VBScript
3 5 (7.04%) SQL
4 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.41%) R
5 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.99%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 22 (30.99%) VMware ESX
2 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.68%) XenDesktop
4 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.23%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (46.48%) VMware
3 25 (35.21%) HP
4 22 (30.99%) Red Hat
5 14 (19.72%) Citrix
6 9 (12.68%) Lotus
6 9 (12.68%) Oracle
7 7 (9.86%) Veritas
8 4 (5.63%) NetApp
9 2 (2.82%) Cisco
9 2 (2.82%) Kronos
9 2 (2.82%) Remedy
10 1 (1.41%) BT
10 1 (1.41%) Computacenter