The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Derbyshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.68% 9.75% 9.85%
As % of the System Software category 54.00% 69.70% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £68 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+374.07% -82.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £68 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.41 £12.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £52.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
50 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 23.47% 13.98% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 10
Average daily rate £315 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £68 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -22.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £12.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £52.70 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
Active Directory
East Midlands

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 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -6 15 £325 +381.48%
Chesterfield - 3 £350 - 1
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 62 (84.93%) Windows
2 42 (57.53%) MS Office
2 42 (57.53%) Windows XP
3 32 (43.84%) Remedy
4 26 (35.62%) MS Excel
5 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
6 18 (24.66%) Finance
6 18 (24.66%) Incident Management
7 16 (21.92%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
9 14 (19.18%) International Banking
9 14 (19.18%) Back Office
9 14 (19.18%) Banking
9 14 (19.18%) Citrix
10 13 (17.81%) DNS
10 13 (17.81%) DHCP
11 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
11 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
12 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
12 10 (13.70%) HP
13 9 (12.33%) Cisco
13 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (10.96%) Manufacturing
14 8 (10.96%) Blackberry
14 8 (10.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (10.96%) Oracle
14 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
14 8 (10.96%) RDBMS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.48%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.11%) Lync
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (57.53%) MS Office
2 26 (35.62%) MS Excel
3 16 (21.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) DHCP
1 13 (17.81%) DNS
2 5 (6.85%) Firewall
2 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) VPN
2 5 (6.85%) LAN
2 5 (6.85%) WAN
3 4 (5.48%) LDAP
4 3 (4.11%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.74%) VoIP
6 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.37%) VLAN
6 1 (1.37%) SSL
6 1 (1.37%) MPLS
6 1 (1.37%) OSPF
6 1 (1.37%) BGP
6 1 (1.37%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
1 8 (10.96%) RDBMS
1 8 (10.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Back Office
2 14 (19.18%) Banking
2 14 (19.18%) International Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Analyst
2 31 (42.47%) Service Analyst
2 31 (42.47%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (21.92%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.48%) Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) IT Support
8 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.11%) Clustering
2 3 (4.11%) PKI
3 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) GIS
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (84.93%) Windows
2 42 (57.53%) Windows XP
3 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.48%) NetWare
8 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.74%) Linux
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Incident Management
2 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.85%) Migration
3 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.48%) Information Assurance
4 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.11%) ITSM
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL
6 2 (2.74%) Validation
6 2 (2.74%) Time Management
7 1 (1.37%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.37%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) VBScript
1 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.59%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) MCDST
4 2 (2.74%) MCTS
4 2 (2.74%) MCITP
4 2 (2.74%) MCP
4 2 (2.74%) MCSE
4 2 (2.74%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) vSphere
2 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.37%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (4.11%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Remedy
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.18%) Citrix
4 10 (13.70%) HP
5 9 (12.33%) Cisco
6 8 (10.96%) Oracle
7 7 (9.59%) VMware
8 5 (6.85%) Novell
9 4 (5.48%) Lotus
10 3 (4.11%) Siemens
11 1 (1.37%) Apple
11 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
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