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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 34 69 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 15.11% 18.21% 13.33%
As % of the System Software category 87.18% 92.00% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 50 11
Average daily rate
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£355 £110 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+222.72% -56.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £68 £70 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £320 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £8.82 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.18% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £8.82 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £8.82 £20.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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
39 75 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 17.33% 19.79% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 53 15
Average daily rate £375 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £68 £70 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £361 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £8.82 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.54% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £8.82 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £8.82 £20.54
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 19 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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 -3 16 £400 +471.42% 1
Chesterfield - 6 £238 - 1
Ilkeston - 1 - -
Swadlincote - - - -
Belper - - - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 47 (75.81%) Windows
2 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (37.10%) VMware
5 19 (30.65%) Windows XP
5 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
6 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
7 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (22.58%) DNS
9 14 (22.58%) UNIX
10 12 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (19.35%) VMware ESX
11 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
11 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
11 11 (17.74%) Cisco
11 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
12 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
12 10 (16.13%) Migration
12 10 (16.13%) Degree
12 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.52%) Citrix
13 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (14.52%) HP
13 9 (14.52%) DHCP
13 9 (14.52%) SQL
14 8 (12.90%) MS Office
14 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
16 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) Lync
3 4 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.61%) Quickr
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Office
2 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) DNS
2 9 (14.52%) DHCP
3 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.45%) LDAP
5 3 (4.84%) NAS
5 3 (4.84%) DMVPN
5 3 (4.84%) IPsec
5 3 (4.84%) LAN
5 3 (4.84%) VoIP
5 3 (4.84%) WAN
5 3 (4.84%) VPN
5 3 (4.84%) Kerberos
5 3 (4.84%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.84%) SSL
5 3 (4.84%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.61%) Network Security
7 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
General
1 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Technical Leader
3 8 (12.90%) Service Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) ADSI
2 2 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) PKI
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) FMCG
5 1 (1.61%) iSeries
5 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 47 (75.81%) Windows
2 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (30.65%) Windows XP
4 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (22.58%) UNIX
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.06%) Linux
9 4 (6.45%) Windows 2000
9 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.84%) Solaris
11 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
3 10 (16.13%) Migration
4 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (9.68%) ITIL
6 5 (8.06%) Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.23%) Time Management
8 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.61%) Business Transformation
9 1 (1.61%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.61%) Information Assurance
9 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.61%) Network Design
9 1 (1.61%) Logistics
9 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.84%) C
3 1 (1.61%) VB
3 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) Degree
4 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.84%) MCITP
5 3 (4.84%) MCSE
5 3 (4.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.45%) ISA Server
2 4 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (4.84%) vSphere
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (8.06%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) SCOM
2 4 (6.45%) WSUS
3 2 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.10%) VMware
3 11 (17.74%) Cisco
3 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
4 9 (14.52%) Citrix
4 9 (14.52%) HP
5 6 (9.68%) Oracle
6 4 (6.45%) Remedy
6 4 (6.45%) IBM
7 3 (4.84%) LANDesk
7 3 (4.84%) Dell
8 2 (3.23%) NetApp
8 2 (3.23%) EMC
9 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.61%) Lotus
9 1 (1.61%) McAfee