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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 21 85 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 13.64% 23.55% 9.33%
As % of the System Software category 91.30% 93.41% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 63 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £110 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £70 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £314 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £258 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.95% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.82 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.73% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £8.82 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £13.50 £21.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
23 91 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 14.94% 25.21% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 65 6
Average daily rate £325 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £70 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £9.82 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.92% -50.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £8.82 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.50 £20.90
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 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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
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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 -5 11 £388 +443.85% 3
Chesterfield +5 5 £238 +31.94%
Ilkeston - 1 - -
Swadlincote - - - -
Belper - - - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 41 (74.55%) Windows
2 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (41.82%) VMware
4 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (30.91%) Windows XP
6 14 (25.45%) UNIX
7 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
8 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
8 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (21.82%) VMware ESX
8 12 (21.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (21.82%) DNS
8 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 10 (18.18%) SQL
10 10 (18.18%) Manufacturing
10 10 (18.18%) Degree
10 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (16.36%) HP
11 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (12.73%) Cisco
13 7 (12.73%) MS Office
13 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
13 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
14 6 (10.91%) SCCM
14 6 (10.91%) Oracle
15 5 (9.09%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (9.09%) Lync
3 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Quickr
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) DHCP
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) VPN
3 3 (5.45%) IPsec
3 3 (5.45%) NAS
3 3 (5.45%) DMVPN
3 3 (5.45%) LAN
3 3 (5.45%) VoIP
3 3 (5.45%) WAN
3 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
3 3 (5.45%) SSL
3 3 (5.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Intranet
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) SNMP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Technical Leader
3 7 (12.73%) Service Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Integration Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Project Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) iSeries
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (30.91%) Windows XP
4 14 (25.45%) UNIX
5 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 4 (7.27%) Linux
7 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.45%) Solaris
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.82%) Information Assurance
7 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.82%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.82%) Network Design
7 1 (1.82%) Logistics
7 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.82%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) C
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.18%) Degree
4 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.27%) MCITP
6 3 (5.45%) MCP
6 3 (5.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) VMware ESX
2 5 (9.09%) ISA Server
2 5 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) SCOM
2 5 (9.09%) WSUS
3 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.82%) Nagios
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.82%) VMware
3 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (16.36%) HP
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle
7 4 (7.27%) IBM
7 4 (7.27%) Citrix
8 3 (5.45%) Dell
9 2 (3.64%) EMC
9 2 (3.64%) NetApp
9 2 (3.64%) Remedy
9 2 (3.64%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.82%) McAfee
10 1 (1.82%) Lotus