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 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 10 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.55% 12.32% 9.75%
As % of the System Software category 78.38% 53.06% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 9
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£418 £320 £68
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +374.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Average hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
37 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 16.02% 23.22% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 15
Average daily rate £405 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £208 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 5
Average hourly rate £12.75 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.38 £72.50 £52.70
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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +6 23 £422 +29.80%
Chesterfield -1 4 £345 -1.42% 5
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (72.46%) Windows
2 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
3 33 (47.83%) Manufacturing
4 32 (46.38%) VMware
5 27 (39.13%) Windows XP
6 26 (37.68%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (36.23%) Configuration Management
8 24 (34.78%) UNIX
8 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
9 23 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (31.88%) VMware ESX
11 21 (30.43%) Requirements Analysis
11 21 (30.43%) Red Hat
11 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
11 21 (30.43%) SC Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 14 (20.29%) Oracle
13 14 (20.29%) Citrix
14 13 (18.84%) MS Office
15 11 (15.94%) IIS
16 10 (14.49%) SQL
16 10 (14.49%) RDBMS
16 10 (14.49%) HP
16 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
16 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
17 9 (13.04%) DNS
18 8 (11.59%) SLA
18 8 (11.59%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.94%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.45%) Lync
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.84%) MS Office
3 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) DNS
2 8 (11.59%) DHCP
3 7 (10.14%) Firewall
4 3 (4.35%) LAN
4 3 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) LDAP
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) Intranet
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
5 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.45%) VLAN
5 1 (1.45%) NAS
5 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
2 10 (14.49%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.45%) MS Access
General
1 33 (47.83%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 6 (8.70%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) International Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Technical Leader
3 13 (18.84%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.59%) Service Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) Project Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Report Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Support
10 2 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) CESG
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (72.46%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Windows XP
3 24 (34.78%) UNIX
4 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.35%) Linux
8 2 (2.90%) Solaris
8 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Configuration Management
2 23 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (30.43%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.59%) ITIL
6 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.25%) Information Assurance
8 4 (5.80%) Coaching
9 3 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.35%) Project Management
10 2 (2.90%) Migration
10 2 (2.90%) SIEM
10 2 (2.90%) Network Management
11 1 (1.45%) High Availability
11 1 (1.45%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.45%) Change Control
11 1 (1.45%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (1.45%) Korn
3 1 (1.45%) C-shell
3 1 (1.45%) VB
3 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) Degree
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.90%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) MCITP
6 1 (1.45%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.45%) MCP
6 1 (1.45%) CISSP
6 1 (1.45%) CISA
6 1 (1.45%) CISM
6 1 (1.45%) CEH
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (31.88%) VMware ESX
2 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) Terminal Services
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (4.35%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.90%) RACF
7 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.45%) XenApp
7 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.45%) vSphere
7 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.90%) WSUS
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) VMware
3 21 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 14 (20.29%) Oracle
4 14 (20.29%) Citrix
5 10 (14.49%) HP
6 8 (11.59%) Cisco
7 5 (7.25%) Siemens
8 2 (2.90%) Juniper
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) Sun