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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 28 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.17% 13.33% 8.52%
As % of the System Software category 77.78% 68.18% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 5
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +204.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £71 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
36 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 15.65% 19.56% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 8
Average daily rate £385 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £208 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% +6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -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 3 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 3 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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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 23 £418 +12.33% 1
Chesterfield +4 4 £345 -1.42% 3
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 (74.63%) Windows
2 43 (64.18%) Microsoft
3 32 (47.76%) Manufacturing
3 32 (47.76%) VMware
4 26 (38.81%) Windows XP
4 26 (38.81%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (37.31%) Configuration Management
6 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (34.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (32.84%) MS Excel
7 22 (32.84%) VMware ESX
7 22 (32.84%) Security Cleared
8 21 (31.34%) Requirements Analysis
8 21 (31.34%) UNIX
9 20 (29.85%) Red Hat
9 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
10 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
11 14 (20.90%) MS Office
12 13 (19.40%) Citrix
13 11 (16.42%) Oracle
13 11 (16.42%) IIS
14 10 (14.93%) HP
14 10 (14.93%) RDBMS
14 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
14 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
15 9 (13.43%) DNS
15 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (11.94%) SLA
16 8 (11.94%) Cisco
16 8 (11.94%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (16.42%) IIS
2 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.49%) Lync
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (32.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.90%) MS Office
3 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) DNS
2 8 (11.94%) DHCP
3 6 (8.96%) Firewall
4 3 (4.48%) WAN
4 3 (4.48%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) VoIP
5 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) Intranet
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless
5 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.49%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
2 10 (14.93%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) MS Access
General
1 32 (47.76%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
1 17 (25.37%) Technical Leader
2 12 (17.91%) Architect
3 8 (11.94%) Service Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (11.94%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.46%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Report Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) CESG
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
4 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (74.63%) Windows
2 26 (38.81%) Windows XP
3 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (31.34%) UNIX
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.48%) Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.49%) Solaris
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Configuration Management
2 23 (34.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (31.34%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.94%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.46%) Information Assurance
8 4 (5.97%) Coaching
9 3 (4.48%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.48%) Project Management
10 2 (2.99%) Migration
10 2 (2.99%) Network Management
11 1 (1.49%) High Availability
11 1 (1.49%) SIEM
11 1 (1.49%) Change Control
11 1 (1.49%) Business Transformation
11 1 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) VBA
3 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) Degree
4 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.99%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.99%) MCITP
6 1 (1.49%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.49%) MCP
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (1.49%) CISA
6 1 (1.49%) CISM
6 1 (1.49%) CEH
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (32.84%) VMware ESX
2 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) Terminal Services
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (4.48%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.99%) vSphere
7 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.49%) XenApp
7 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.99%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (64.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (47.76%) VMware
3 20 (29.85%) Red Hat
4 13 (19.40%) Citrix
5 11 (16.42%) Oracle
6 10 (14.93%) HP
7 8 (11.94%) Cisco
8 5 (7.46%) Siemens
9 2 (2.99%) Juniper
10 1 (1.49%) IBM