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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 47 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.18% 4.72% 12.92%
As % of the System Software category 88.68% 66.67% 59.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 18
Average daily rate £70 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-77.23% -23.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 9
Average hourly rate £72.50 £27.00 £11.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.51% +140.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 9 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 21.63% 7.09% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 31
Average daily rate £110 £315 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.07% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £252 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 15
Average hourly rate £72.50 £27.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.51% -53.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derby +6 22 £380 +20.63%
Chesterfield -7 2 £180 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 129 (96.27%) Windows
2 103 (76.87%) Windows XP
3 98 (73.13%) MS Office
4 54 (40.30%) Remedy
4 54 (40.30%) Microsoft
5 42 (31.34%) Back Office
6 38 (28.36%) Finance
6 38 (28.36%) MS Exchange
7 37 (27.61%) HP
7 37 (27.61%) Citrix
7 37 (27.61%) Blackberry
8 36 (26.87%) Lotus
8 36 (26.87%) Novell
8 36 (26.87%) VPN
8 36 (26.87%) MS Excel
8 36 (26.87%) IBM Notes
9 35 (26.12%) Windows 2000
9 35 (26.12%) NetWare
9 35 (26.12%) Windows 7
10 32 (23.88%) PowerShell
10 32 (23.88%) XenDesktop
10 32 (23.88%) ServiceCenter
10 32 (23.88%) VBScript
11 30 (22.39%) International Banking
11 30 (22.39%) Banking
12 23 (17.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (16.42%) Windows Vista
14 20 (14.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (13.43%) Apple iOS
15 18 (13.43%) ITSM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (28.36%) MS Exchange
2 36 (26.87%) IBM Notes
3 20 (14.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.24%) IIS
5 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 98 (73.13%) MS Office
2 36 (26.87%) MS Excel
3 12 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.87%) VPN
2 5 (3.73%) DHCP
2 5 (3.73%) DNS
3 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) VRRP
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.75%) VLAN
4 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
2 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
General
1 42 (31.34%) Back Office
2 38 (28.36%) Finance
3 30 (22.39%) International Banking
3 30 (22.39%) Banking
4 10 (7.46%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (47.01%) Analyst
2 55 (41.04%) Service Analyst
2 55 (41.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 42 (31.34%) 1st Line Support
4 39 (29.10%) Support Engineer
5 14 (10.45%) Service Manager
5 14 (10.45%) Support Manager
5 14 (10.45%) Environment Manager
5 14 (10.45%) Service Support Manager
6 8 (5.97%) Consultant
7 6 (4.48%) SCCM Consultant
7 6 (4.48%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.73%) IT Support
8 5 (3.73%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Rollout Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Technical Leader
9 4 (2.99%) Architect
10 3 (2.24%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.24%) Remote Desktop Support
10 3 (2.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.61%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.24%) GIS
3 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 129 (96.27%) Windows
2 103 (76.87%) Windows XP
3 35 (26.12%) Windows 2000
3 35 (26.12%) NetWare
3 35 (26.12%) Windows 7
4 22 (16.42%) Windows Vista
5 18 (13.43%) Apple iOS
6 12 (8.96%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.99%) UNIX
9 1 (0.75%) Linux
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.43%) ITSM
2 14 (10.45%) Incident Management
3 6 (4.48%) Configuration Management
4 4 (2.99%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (2.99%) TOGAF
4 4 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (2.99%) Service Delivery
5 2 (1.49%) ITIL
5 2 (1.49%) Validation
6 1 (0.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (0.75%) Project Management
6 1 (0.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (0.75%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.88%) PowerShell
1 32 (23.88%) VBScript
2 1 (0.75%) C
2 1 (0.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (17.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) Degree
5 4 (2.99%) MCSE
6 3 (2.24%) MCP
7 2 (1.49%) MCITP
8 1 (0.75%) ECDL
8 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.75%) MCSA
8 1 (0.75%) MCDST
8 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (23.88%) XenDesktop
2 4 (2.99%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 32 (23.88%) ServiceCenter
2 7 (5.22%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (40.30%) Remedy
1 54 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 37 (27.61%) HP
2 37 (27.61%) Citrix
3 36 (26.87%) Lotus
3 36 (26.87%) Novell
4 16 (11.94%) VMware
5 7 (5.22%) Oracle
5 7 (5.22%) Mercator
6 6 (4.48%) Siemens
7 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.75%) Apple